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"Magnificent Splendor of Trees" Gallery Talk @ Cahoon Museum

When: Tue Feb 19th
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Where: Cahoon Museum | 4676 Falmouth Road | Cotuit

 

THE MAGNIFICENT SPLENDOR OF TREES: HOW ARTISTS INTERPRET TREES
 
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. 
 
The Cahoon Museum of American Art is located at 4676 Falmouth Road (Route 28), Cotuit. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays. Admission is $8 general admission, $7 for seniors (60 and over), $6 for students, and free for children under 12. More information may be obtained by calling (508) 428-7581 or rwaterhouse@cahoonmuseum.org.
 
The mission of the Cahoon Museum of American Art is to embrace the full vitality of American art from the early 19th Century to the present.  As a particular emphasis, it celebrates the creative spirit of Ralph and Martha Cahoon through the preservation of both their art and house, in which they lived and had their studio. Through exhibitions and educational programs, for children and adults, it seeks to promote the appreciation and study of American Art with special reference to the art of Cape Cod and the Northeast.
 

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