Orlando, FL — September 19, 2017
The Opening Reception for Time & Thought: Art of the United States from the Cornell Fine Arts Museum originally scheduled for last Friday, September 15, at the Mennello Museum will now be held on Monday, September 25.
Time & Thought: Art of the United States from the Cornell Fine Arts Museum will be on view at the museum beginning September 19 through January 7, 2018.
City of Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, the Friends of the Mennello Museum of American Art, the Mennello Museum Board of Trustees together with Executive Director, Shannon Fitzgerald, invite you to the Opening Reception of Time & Thought: Art of the United States from the Cornell Fine Arts Museum. Join us for an evening of this fantastic exhibition, delicious eats provided by Runway Catering, signature drinks from Maxine’s on Shine, and music by Beemo.
Free for members
5:30 – 6:30pm
PUBLIC OPENING RECEPTION
Free for members | $10 for visitors
6:30 – 8:30pm
Visitor tickets: http://squ.re/2vxtkFh
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This Exhibition is drawn from the Permanent Collection of the Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida and organized by its Curator, Amy Galpin, Ph.D.
PLEASE NOTE THE BELOW REQUIRED CREDITS FOR IMAGES:
William Merritt Chase (1849-1916), Young Woman with Red Flowers,1904, oil on canvas. 24 in x 17 ¾ in. Gift of Gertrude Lundberg Richards Cornell Fine Arts Museum 1967.19.
Childe Hassam (1859-1935), Ironbound, 1896, Oil on Canvas, 30 in x 25 in Gift of Laura and Sigurd Hersloff in memory of their father, Nils Hersloff, Cornell Fine Arts Museum 1957.3
Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000), Revolt on the Amistad, 1989 Silkscreen on Bainbridge 2-ply, 40 x 32 in., Museum purchase, Wally Findlay Acquisitions Fund, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, 1995.26 © 2017 The Jacob and Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence Foundation, Seattle /Artist Rights Society (ARS), New York
Guy Carleton Wiggins (1883-1962), Saint-Paul-de-Vence, 1925, Oil on canvas, 25 ¼ in x 30 in. Gift of Anne M. Farr Cornell Fine Arts Museum 1997.10
About the Museum
The Mennello Museum of American Art, established in 1998, is owned and operated by the City of Orlando. This intimate cultural gem, located in Loch Haven Cultural Park, is just minutes from downtown Orlando and is housed in what was once the private home of Howard Phillips, son of local philanthropist Dr. P. Phillips.
The Museum includes the largest collection of paintings by self-taught artist Earl Cunningham (1893-1977), which was generously donated from the collection of Michael A. Mennello and Marilyn Logsdon Mennello. The museum also presents a series of temporary exhibitions throughout the year with local and nationally renowned American artists. The museum’s Grounds for Exhibitions currently features two large-scale sculptures by internationally acclaimed artist Alice Aycock through 2018.
For 18 years, The Mennello Museum has provided Orlando and Central Florida―residents and visitors―opportunities to understand and value creativity through innovative experiences with art located on beautiful Lake Formosa that further connects nature, art, and communal gathering. Our goal is to encourage creative and diverse experiences with art that nurtures audiences while reflecting the dynamic relationship between art and society.
The Mennello Museum is located at 900 E. Princeton Street, Orlando, FL 32803.
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