HISTORY SERIES 2020
Come explore the history of Pella, the Dutch, Iowa, and our country through PHSM's History Series.
Thursday, January 30, van Emmerik Studio - Central College, 7pm
Showing of Loving Vincent Movie
Come view the movie that set the film industry on its head. “Loving Vincent” is the world’s first fully painted movie, using the techniques and colors that Vincent van Gogh used in his own paintings. Each of the film’s 65,000 frames is a full painting—a film that explores the life of van Gogh, his creativity, and the demons that plagued him before his eventual suicide. Winner of several awards, including being nominated as Best Animated Feature by the Academy Awards. Free and open to the public.
Friday, March 6, Sterrenberg Library, 12pm
History Book Club: Dutch Girl: Audrey Hepburn and World War I
Join us for book club as we discuss "Dutch Girl: Audrey Hepburn and World War II." Many don't realize that this beloved film star and humanitarian worker was born in the Netherlands, raised by a Nazi sympathizer, and worked in the Dutch resistance. Free and open to the public.
CANCELED - Thursday, March 26, van Emmerik Studio - Central College, 7pm
Showing of One Woman, One Vote Movie
Postponed - Date TBA
"A Conversation with U. S. Grant"
Free and open to the public.
Friday, September 4, Sterreberg Library, 12pm
History Book Club: The Lost Diaries of Frans Hals
Join us for book club as we discuss The Lost Diaries of Frans Hals. This novel is about a graduate student who discovers the diaries of Frans Hals, a Dutch painter who lived and worked during the Golden Age of the Netherlands. Blending fact and fiction, author Michael Kernan's novel is elegant and unforgettable. Free and open to the public.