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Talk | Napoleon & the Imperial Household: Art & Culture in Support of Power

Tickets required; FREE

Dr. Mark Gerges, associate professor at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, will speak to how Napoleon changed France and molded a modern Europe; his Imperial Household, responsible for the daily lives of the Imperial family, facilitated Napoleon’s ability to rule an empire that spanned Europe and contributed to his continuing legacy.

As part of the museum’s commitment to be accessible to visitors of all backgrounds, this talk will be presented with live captioning (CART) in Atkins Auditorium.

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is sponsoring this program in partnership with the Missouri Humanities Council and with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

This three-part series continues Thursday, December 6.
Napoleon: Fashioning an Empire

The final talk in the series is Thursday, January 24.
Brush with Power: François Gérard, Imperial Portraitist