Everson Museum Exhibit Opening

artistAs a docent at the Everson Museum I am so happy to announce a wonderful new exhibit, opening this weekend, February 16th.  On tour from the Brooklyn Museum and titled American Moderns, 1910-1960; From O’Keefe to Rockwell, this exhibit covers a most fascinating era in art, and will be a delightful opportunity for you to appreciate the creative talents of this diverse group of artists.

During this time period the United States was gaining tremendous economic, industrial and military strength. Bearing witness to two world wars, the Great Depression, urbanization and life changing technologies, American lives were changing rapidly as was the diversity of it’s population, and all wanted to be a part of the American Dream.

This show will enlighten visitors to the many ways the artists engaged these changes through art. There are 53 paintings and four sculptures, with a wide range of subject matter including abstraction , precisionist, cubist experimentation and Americana.

Opening officially on February 16th with daily public tours starting at 2PM. There is also an opening night reception February 15th, 5:30-8 PM, where you can celebrate the arrival of American Moderns, 1910-1960: From O’Keeffe to Rockwell. Enjoy entertainment, light hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar before previewing the exhibition. Reservations are required! Call the Museum:  474-6064.  Hope to see you there – Cookie Falcone.

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