Artist Gallery Talk and Chamber Concert

Holly Trostle Brigham Tamara de Lempicka

Holly Trostle Brigham (b. 1965), Tamara de Lempicka: On Autopilot, 2009, watercolor on paper, 29 1/2 x 29 1/2 in. Collection of the artist.

The Smith College Club of Philadelphia is pleased to announce an artist gallery talk with Holly Trostle Brigham ’88. Join fellow Smith alumnae on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 2pm at the Michener Museum. Your ticket includes museum admission, Holly’s talk about her exhibit “Sisters and Goddesses,” a chamber music concert, and light refreshments.

At 2pm PAFA-trained and Philadelphia-based artist Holly Trostle Brigham will discuss the seven self-portraits in which she assumes the guise of artists of the past—such as Frida Kahlo, Artemesia Gentileschi, and Tamara de Lempicka—to remind us of their important stories. Brigham also looks to her academic past as a student at Smith, one of the “seven sisters,” connecting those “sisters” with her own life through these portraits.

Then, at 3pm internationally-acclaimed violinist Lenuta Ciulei and cellist/conductor Dr. George Antanasiu will perform a pop-up chamber concert in support of “Holly Trostle Brigham: Sisters and Goddesses.”

Following the concert, light refreshments will be served.

Please RSVP to Please let us know if you need a ride or are able to offer a carpool ride to the event.


  • $16 for members of the Smith College Club of Philadelphia. $18 for guests and non-members. Please submit payment to the Smith College Club of Philadelphia via PayPal or by mailing a check to the club treasurer at: SCCOP Treasurer, 2401 Pennsylvania Ave. Apt. 11A12 Philadelphia, PA 19130
  • Admission is FREE for members of the Michener museum and for undergraduate and graduate students with a valid ID! (Please indicate that you are a student or Michener member attending free of charge in your RSVP to the club.)

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