On Saturday, July 27 meet Cynthia Leigh Heim a sound effect, or foley, artist that has created the effects for major motion picture films, commercials and television series. On our Plaza from 11:00 am – 12:30 pm, try your hand at recreating sound effects from the 18th-century, such as footsteps, horses, and parlor noises with Heim.
At 2:00 pm in the Museum’s Liberty Hall, join Heim for a special presentation about her experience working on the historic drama film, Sense and Sensibility, based on Jane Austen’s classic novel. During her presentation, guests can try to match sounds to the screen. This special presentation is free with Museum admission.
About Cynthia Leigh Heim
Trained as a Foley Artist at Todd AO Studios East in New York City in 1989, Cynthia has worked on feature films, such as Ron Howard's Ransom (Touchstone Pictures: 1996) and Ang Lee's Sense and Sensibility (Columbia Pictures: 1995) as well as television series, specials, and commercials. She is also a singer, dancer, actress, vocal instructor and award winning short film producer.
What was the soundtrack of 18th-century America? Join us every Saturday between July 13 through August 17, starting at 11 am, for a variety of free musical performances and hands-on demonstrations on our Plaza and inside the Museum.