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Opening Reception of “The Wyeths and American Artists in Maine”
January 20 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM| 10$
The Wyeths and American Artists in Maine: Selections from the Collection of the Farnsworth Art Museum brings together 53 paintings that reflect the breadth of American artists who have worked in the State since the mid-nineteenth century. The opening reception for this exhibition will be January 20, 2017 from 6:30 – 8:00pm. Open to the public, there will be a wine and beer cash bar and complimentary soft drinks. Michael K. Komanecky, Chief Curator of the Farnsworth Art Museum will present a talk about the Wyeth’s and Maine’s extraordinary artistic heritage at 6:30pm. Also on view will be four major paintings by the contemporary realist Bo Bartlett. These are presented in collaboration with the exhibition Bo Bartlett: American Artist, organized by The Mennello Museum of American Art and opening there the following week – January 27, 2017.
Admission to the opening reception is $10; Museum Members are FREE.