Talk: The Towns that Oysters Built

Talk: The Towns that Oysters Built 2019-10-29T09:33:18-04:00

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In conjunction with the Smithsonian Water/Ways exhibit, Katie Livie will give a talk on “The Towns that Oysters Built: the Boom, Bust and Comeback of the Great Chesapeake Oyster” from 5 to 6:30pm on Nov. 14 at the Dorchester Center for the Arts.

Livie is a writer and historian who has written extensively about Chesapeake Bay culture, including her prize-winning 2015 book, Chesapeake Oysters: The Bay’s Foundation and Future. Founder and head creative at Alosa Communications, Livie also is an adjunct faculty member at Washington College and lives with her husband in her hometown of Chestertown, Maryland.

The talk is free and open to all.

Visit our Water/Ways page for a full calendar of Water/Ways programming.