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Opening Reception – American Artists in the Southwest
January 22 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART invite you to opening night of AMERICAN
ARTISTS IN THE SOUTHWEST
The exhibitions American Artists in the Southwest and American Paintings and Drawings – both from the Melanson Holt collection – showcase 35 masterful painters and printmakers who worked in media from oil and watercolor painting to woodblock, and screenprinting.
The artists in American Artists in the Southwest reveal transcendent desert light, remote lands, and extraordinary way of life in the Southwest and include. E. Martin Hennings, Kenneth Adams, Gustave Baumann, O.E. Berninghaus, and William Shuster along with artists from the New Mexican Art Colonies in Taos and Santa Fe Gene Kloss, Harrison Begay, Pop Chalee, Dole Reed, and Rockwell Kent. American Paintings and Drawings features early American Modernists from Max Weber and Alfred Mauer to Emil Bisttram, Arthur Dove, Charles Burchfield and Reginald Marsh.
During this event, we are utilizing Timed Ticketing to keep within current capacity limits. All attendees must register for a ticket time. Enjoy food &drinks in the Sculpture Garden while you wait for your ticket time.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORTThe Mennello Museum of American Art and its exhibitions are generouslysupported by the City of Orlando and Friends of the Mennello Museum ofAmerican Art. Additional funding is provided by Orange CountyGovernment through the Arts & Cultural Affairs Program and United Arts ofCentral Florida. Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department ofState, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts andCulture, and Visit Orlando. The Mennello Museum of American Art is cityowned and operated.
AMERICAN ARTISTS IN THE SOUTHWEST & AMERICAN PAINTINGS ANDDRAWINGS FROM THE MELANSON HOLT COLLECTION are curated byKatherine Page, Mennello Museum of American Art.