Love, Lust and Betrayal: an Art Talk

Love has inspired artists, poets and musicians for centuries. Join us at the Amherst Town Library on Thursday, February 7, 7:00-8:30PM and look at depictions of love, desire and heartache throughout the history of art. Enjoy images that capture the giddy joy and excitement of new romances, from first flirtations to sensual seductions and analyze scenes of break-ups and betrayal. This presentation includes works by well-known masters through the ages including Botticelli, Fragonard, Renoir and Chagall.

Presenter Jane Oneail curates and delivers engaging art talks to audiences throughout New England. Jane holds a master’s in Art History from Boston University and a master’s in

Education from the Harvard University Graduate School of Education. Jane first started teaching in the arts at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, MA, an experience that

ignited a lifelong passion for helping others to connect through the arts. She is a NH native and has worked at some of the state’s most esteemed cultural institutions, including the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, where she served as Executive Director, and the Currier Museum of Art, where she held the role of Senior Educator. Jane has taught Art History at the college level for more than a decade, most recently at the New Hampshire Institute of Art.

All adult programs offered at the Amherst Town Library are free and open to the public. However, registration is REQUIRED for each program due to space limitations.

You can register for these events listed above by calling 673-2288 or by visiting the website at  and selecting the “Community Services” tab, then click on drop down “Sign-Up for Programs.”