january, 2021

22jan5:30 pm8:30 pmOpening Reception: American Artists in the Southwest from the Melanson Holt Collection5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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Orlando Mayor Buddy Dryer and Friends of the Mennello Museum of American Art invite you to the 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 screen-printing.

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.

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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.
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THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT

The Mennello Museum of American Art and its exhibitions are generously supported by the City of Orlando and Friends of the Mennello Museum of American Art. Additional funding is provided by Orange CountyGovernment through the Arts & Cultural Affairs Program and United Arts of Central Florida. Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, and Visit Orlando. The Mennello Museum of American Art is city-owned and operated.

American Artists in the Southwest & American Paintings and Drawings From the Melanson Holt Collection are curated by Katherine Page, Mennello Museum of American Art.

Time

(Friday) 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Location

Mennello Museum

900 East Princeton Street, Orlando, FL 32832

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