CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Karen L. Cox will present "Dixie's Daughters: The United Daughters of the Confederacy and the Preservation of Confederate Culture" at 6 p.m. June 4 in the Archives and History Library at the West Virginia Culture Center.
In the free program, Cox will discuss the founding generation of the United Daughters of the Confederacy and its efforts to honor the Confederate generation and to preserve a pro-Southern memory of the Civil War. Formed in 1894, the UDC helped shape the social and political culture of the South in the early 20th century.
Cox is a professor of history at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, where she teaches American history with a focus on the South and its culture. She has written several books and articles. She authors the blog "Pop South: Reflections on the South in Popular Culture."
Advance registration is encouraged but not required for the lecture. Contact Bobby Taylor, library manager, at Bobby.L.Tay...@wv.gov or at 304-558-0230, ext. 163.
Participants interested in registering by email should send their name, telephone number and the name and date of the session.
Huntington art classes
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- Painted Palette Fine Art Studio, 824 10th St., is offering introduction and intermediate classes in oil and acrylic painting from 6 to 9 p.m. Mondays. To register, contact Painted Palette at 304-416-2081.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- A Japanese World Heritage Photo Exhibition, featuring the work of Japanese photographer Kazuyoshi Miyoshi, will be on display through June 15 at Gallery 842 in Huntington.