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The Art of FEAR: A Photographic Memoir

Tuesday, September 10
7:00 PM

Kimberly Butler presents images and poetry from her recently published photographic memoir, The Art of FEAR, to illustrate the effects of childhood trauma on an artist.  She will discuss how she channeled fear into a creative career, photographing hundreds of celebrities and world leaders. Butler’s credits include covers of The New York Times best sellers and shoots for major broadcast networks. Butler has traveled in the Middle East and the former Soviet Union as a photojournalist and documentary filmmaker. She will be joined by Dr. Jacob Ham, director of the Center for Child Trauma and Resilience (CCTR) at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. Books will be available for purchase and signing.  

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PLEASE NOTE that members of The National Arts Club are not required to RSVP. A block of seats has been set aside for our members, however seating is still first-come, first-served.

This event is a designated Multiple Perspectives: Women in the Arts event.

The National Arts Club is thrilled to launch our 2019-20 season with "Multiple Perspectives: Women in the Arts,” a three-month festival (September - November 2019) exploring women creators, leaders, and innovators. The festival features over 50 performances, readings, presentations, and exhibitions focused on the arts, past, present, and future. “Since its founding in 1898, women have been welcomed as full members of our Club. ‘Multiple Perspectives’ is an opportunity for the Club to build on this commitment while fulfilling our mission to promote the arts,” said Linda Zagaria, Club President.


The Art of FEAR
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 7:00 PM