When: Fri Feb 8th
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Cahoon Museum | 4676 Falmouth Road | Cotuit
THE MAGNIFICENT SPLENDOR OF TREES: HOW ARTISTS INTERPRET TREES
FEBRUARY 1 - MARCH 24, 2013
COTUIT – Come explore how the magnificence of trees is portrayed by artists throughout the country. All works will be for sale and sales from this exhibition will benefit the Sandwich Conservation Trust.
The following talks and activities are in conjunction with the exhibition:
Friday, February 8 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. – Public Opening Reception
Tuesday, February 19, 11:00 a.m. – Gallery Talk by John N. Cullity, President of the Sandwich Conservation Trust
Tuesday, March 19, 7:00 p.m. – Wine and Book Discussion of the book, The Man Who Planted Trees, by Jean Giono, with wood engravings by Michael McCurdy
Thursday, March 21, 2:00 p.m. – Repeat of the book discussion
Artists in the exhibition include: Betsy Bennett, Charles Besozzi, Howard Bonington, Carol Carmichael, Don Demers, Jane Eccles, John J. Enneking, Taylor Fox, West Fraser, Tamblyn Galway, R. Swain Gifford, Jill King, Jack Lynch, Joseph McGurl, Doris Mee, Roberto Mighty, Barry Moser, Mary Moquin, John Francis Murphy, Sandy O’Connor, Candice Ronesi, Tom Ruddeforth, and Timothy Jon Struna.
Tree are an important part of an artist’s subject matter and are often used to capture a mood or used as and allegory. This exhibition will look at the different styles artists use to capture magnificent trees.
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