26 2015

Women's Division Lunch & Learn

12:00PM - 1:30PM  

Jewish Community Center 702 N 22nd Street
Allentown, PA 18104

Contact Judy Diamondstein

Join the Women's Division of the Jewish Federation for a Lunch & Learn with Lindsey Jancay, who will speak about the life and influence of Laszlo Matulay, the first artistic director of Rodale, Inc.

Matulay, who was born in Austria and later settled in New York, eventually made his way to Emmaus for the job at Rodale. During his lifetime, Matulay built a considerable list of accomplishments. He served in the U.S. Army for three years; exhibited in the "New Americans" category at the 1940 World's Fair; worked for PM Magazine, Harper's Bazaar, Esquire and Prevention; taught at the Laboratory School of Industrial Arts; and published "Then and Now," an autobiography without words. 

Despite Matulay's prolific art production, his work is relatively unknown. Jancay will provide a brief overview of materials in Matulay's collection, which includes photographs, sketches from his time in the army, teaching notes, letters and his paintings. The collection is currently housed at Congregation Keneseth Israel and there will be an exhibition of his work at the Gallery at the JCC in August. 

$12 for lunch and program. Men and women welcome.

Please RSVP to 610-821-5500 or