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Thursday April 14, 2016

Corridor Opening: Inspired by American Folk Art
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Inspired by American Folk Art
through May 8,  2016
Exhibition Connection: A Shared Legacy: Folk Art in America, from the Barbara L. Gordon collection, and organized and circulated by Art Services International, Alexandria, Virginia.

Don’t miss this colorful and humorous exhibition of stylized portraits, still lifes, allegorical scenes, landscapes, and animal images created by kindergarten through high school aged students from schools in the River Region!

Join us for a recognition of the student artists on April 14th at 6:00 P.M.

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Thursday October 06, 2016

Opening for Federico Uribe and First Folio! The Book that Gave us Shakespeare
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Thursday, October 6, 5:30 – 8 P.M.
Reading by Geoffrey Sherman of ASF at 6 P.M.
Lecture by artist Federico Uribe at 7 P.M

Join us for a celebration of our fall exhibitions, First Folio, Hamlet at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Federico Uribe, Callot’s Commedia dell’Arte Characters and 17th-Century Scenes, and The Political Persuader: Cartoons by Frank M. Spangler, Sr. The opening reception will last from 5:30 to 7 featuring hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. At 6 P.M. in the galleries Geoffrey Sherman, Producing Artistic Director of ASF, will deliver a dramatic reading of Hamlet’s soliloquy with brief commentary. This selection corresponds to the page that Shakespeare’s First Folio will be open to for the month of October. At 7 P.M. Federico Uribe will deliver a lecture in Wilson Auditorium about his magical installation pieces and whimsical work made from everyday materials.

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Thursday January 26, 2017

Opening for Winter Exhibitions
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

web-quilt_250x180-2017Join us Thursday, January 26, at 5:30 P.M. as we celebrate the opening of the MMFA’s 2017 Winter exhibitions. Attend the reception and tour the exhibitions “Sewn Together: Two Centuries of Alabama Quilts” and “Nature, Tradition, & Innovation: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics from the Gordon Brodfuehrer Collection.” For more information go to mmfa.org.

Immediately following the reception, Jennifer Swope, Assistant Curator, and David and Roberta Logie Department of Textile and Fashion Arts at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, will explore the work of Alabama and other American quilters in the context of their transformation from bed covers to art.

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Friday April 28, 2017

42 MAG Museum Exhibition Opening Reception
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Please join us for the Montgomery Art Guild Museum Exhibition opening with featured artist Mary Lynne Levy.

 

Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and cash bar

Awards Presentation begins at 6:30 P.M.

 

Organized by the Montgomery Art Guild and the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts

Sponsored by Aldridge Borden & Company, Sterling Bank and Margaret Berry Lowder.

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Thursday September 21, 2017

2017 Fleischman Lecture Perpetual Invention: The Printed Work of Frank Stella
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

We hope you will join us for the reception, beginning at 5:30 P.M., in honor of Frank Stella Prints: A Retrospective and collector Jordan Schnitzer. Afterwards, please stay for a presentation by Dr. Richard H. Axsom, exhibition curator and the author of the catalogue raisonné of Stella’s prints, Frank Stella Prints (2014.)

Axsom will share personal insights about organizing the exhibition and his long association with Frank Stella and his prints.  Axsom will also reveal the joys of working with Stella and affiliated arts professionals, including artist and master printer Kenneth Tyler. Additionally the program will examine Stella’s diverse stylistic explorations and serial working manner of the modern master over his long career.  A book signing of Frank Stella Prints: A Catalogue Raisonné will follow the presentation.

The Fleischman Lecture Series is sponsored by the Carolyn and Winton Blount Endowment in honor of Larry Fleischman a dynamic specialist and leader in the field of American art.  As president of Kennedy Galleries of New York, Fleischman played a role in many innovative ventures, raising international awareness of issues concerning American art. He served as a member of the Fine Arts Advisory Committee of the White House, co-founded the Archives of American Art (now part of the Smithsonian), and founded and published The American Art Journal. During the 1950s, along with his wife, Mr. Fleischman amassed one of the nation’s earliest collections of significant American art.

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