Thursday, December 20, 2012

Charity Events: MONTCLAIR ART MUSEUM

 

Celebrating the exhibition of Georgia O’Keeffe in New Mexico: Architecture, Katsinam, and the Land

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(Dana Nicholas, David Jones, Chris Nicholas, Courtney Jones, Charlie Nowaczek, Susan Wall, MAM Associate Director of Individual Giving) Photos by-Andy Foster

The Montclair Art Museum (MAM) hosted a Smokin’ Hot Barbeque friend/fundraiser event celebrating the exhibition Georgia O’Keeffe in New Mexico: Architecture, Katsinam, and the Land which features 15 paintings and drawings of Katsina dolls, 30 paintings and works on paper of New Mexico landscapes and architecture.

“This exciting friend/fundraiser embodied O’Keeffe’s passion for southwestern culture, as depicted in our current exhibition Georgia O’Keeffe in New Mexico,”said Lora Urbanelli, MAM director. “Hurricane Sandy tried to put a damper on this special event by forcing us to reschedule, but an enthusiastic crowd of over 300 attendees came out for the new date and kept it ‘smokin’hot.’”

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(Eric and Caryn Epstein)Photos- Andy Foster

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(MAM Trustee Nader Tavakoli, MAM Trustee Robert Nossa, Jennifer Odell)Photos-Andy Foster

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(MAM Trustee Ruth Perretti and Eric Kaplan of Ruthie’s BBQ & Pizza)Photos-Andy Foster

You can check out Georgia O’Keeffe in New Mexico: Architecture, Katsinam, and the Land exhibition from now until January 20, 2013 at The Montclair Art Museum which is located at 3 South Mountain Avenue in Montclair, N.J

This event was offered in partnership with Ruthie’s BBQ & Pizza, Egan & Sons, WFUV, and Elements Therapeutic Massage. All ticket proceeds benefited the Montclair Art Museum.About Montclair Art Museum

The Montclair Art Museum, a notable, community-based institution with an international reputation, boasts a renowned collection of American and Native American art that uniquely highlights art making in the United States over the last three hundred years. The collection includes more than 12,000 objects: paintings, prints, original works on paper, photographs, and sculpture by American artists from the 18th century to the present, as well as traditional and contemporary Native American art and artifacts representing the cultural developments of peoples from all of the major American Indian regions. The Museum’s education programs serve a wide public and bring artists, performers, and scholars to the Museum on a regular basis..

1 comment:

Ivori Rose said...

I love 99% of people in the pictures are rockin' western wear !

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