The 2017 Menokin Speaker Series will open today, March 16, at the Menokin Visitors Center, 4037 Menokin Road, Warsaw.
The series will feature one speaker a month through September, said assistant director Leslie Rennolds. Some returning favorites and some new, but sure-to-become-favorite speakers, will participate.
The opening program, from 4 to 6 p.m., will feature Jeffrey Allison, the Paul Mellon Collection educator and manager, statewide programs and exhibitions at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) and a professional photographer. The fee is $10.
Allison will present the VFMA Speaker on the Arts program, “An American Silence: Walker Evans and Edward Hopper.”
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