Art as a Cold War Weapon

Date: Sunday, September 02, 2018 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Duration: 3 Hours

VAM Curator Julia Bailey

The Cold War Museum, in cooperation with Old Bust Head Brewing Company, invites you to attend a presentation by Dr. Julia Bailey, Curator at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum, on

Art of the Cold War: Diplomacy, Propaganda and Resistance

How did artists respond to the Cold War – and what role did art play in shaping this conflict of ideologies? Dr Julia Tatiana Bailey reveals some of the little-known stories of how art operated as Cold War diplomacy, propaganda and resistance across the globe.

The presentation will explore how art was used by Cold War rivals as a proxy for military engagement.

Sunday, September 2, 2018
1:00 PM. (Arrival at the brewery: 12:30-1:00 PM)

Old Bust Head Brewing Company
7134 Farm Station Road

Warrenton, VA 20187

$25, including the presentation; a $7 coupon toward a craft beer draft, Kombucha or other drink; a $10 contribution to the Cold War Museum; and special access to the Museum (next door) for event participants following the presentation. TICKETS AT THE DOOR, IF AVAILABLE, WILL BE $35. (Refunds up to one day before event).