Duty. Honor. Country. Highlights from the West Point Museum Lecture & Reception

Join the Huntsville Museum of Art Board of Directors and Mayor and Mrs. Tommy Battle on Thursday, March 22 for a Members’ Lecture and Reception!

This event is sold out!

Lecture: In the Davidson Center for the Arts entrance off of Williams Avenue
6:00 p.m. – Brigadier General (Ret.) John Zierdt
6:30 p.m.- David M. Reel, Executive Director of the West Point Museum

Reception: In the galleries – main entrance off of Church Street
7:00-8:30 p.m. – Enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres catered by Chef Narvell

Live music will be performed  by the U.S. Army Materiel Command Band’s “The Arsenal Brass”

$75 Museum members / $100 Non-members

 Brigadier General (Ret.) John Zierdt graduated from West Point in 1966 and his family lineage reflects a long history of successful West Point graduates.  He began his career as a project manager working in High Energy Laser and National Missile Defense programs and later specialized in logistical support during a 30 year Army career, which included management positions in the Pentagon.  He also served as Vice President of Huntsville Operations for Orbital Sciences Corporation for 10 years. 

David Reel is a nationally recognized expert in the Museum field with a particular emphasis on the fine Arts and a specialty in american nineteenth century landscape painting and military portraiture.  In his twenty-five years of museum experience, he has worked with private collectors, auction houses, corporate curators and numerous museums to assemble outstanding exhibitions and collections.

Preview Party Honorary Chairs:

Senator and Mrs. Richard Shelby
Senator and Mrs. Doug Jones
Mayor and Mrs. Tommy Battle

Preview Party Committee:

Charlie Bonner
Richard Crunkleton
Dorothy Davidson
Sarah Gessler
Joyce Griffin
Patsy Haws
Steven Johnson
Carole Jones
Betsy Lowe
David Nast
Virginia Rice
Herman Stubbs
John Wynn

West Point Society of the Tennessee Valley Committee:

Gary Stewart
Timothy Thames
Tommy Thompson

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