Wednesday, September 5th Bus leaves at 9:00am from the dutch reformed church parking lot, 30 east main street, port jervis, Ny Join River Valley Artists Guild on a bus trip to the New York Botanical Gardens (NYBG) to see Georgia O’Keeffe: Visions of Hawai‘i Exhibit at the New York Botanical Gardens Show runs Saturday, May 19, 2018 – Sunday, October 28, 2018 Discover the artist’s little-known depictions of the Hawaiian Islands—and the plants and landscapes that inspired them. Pioneering American modernist Georgia O’Keeffe (1887–1986) conveyed a distinct sense of place with innovative depictions of her surroundings, from stark New Mexican landscapes to New York cityscapes. Yet flowers and plants were subjects that engaged O’Keeffe throughout her career. Curated by Theresa Papanikolas, Ph.D., of the Honolulu Museum of Art, this landmark exhibition will offer a rare focus on 20 of O’Keeffe’s depictions of Hawai‘i from a nine-week sojourn in 1939 while on commission to produce images for a Hawaiian Pineapple Company promotional campaign. www.rivervalleyartistsguildofportjervis.com. To purchase tickets call William Schill at (845) 856-6741 or mail a check for $65.00 to P.O. Box 75, Sparrowbush, NY 12780. Please include your name and contact information if mailing a check. make check payable to the river valley artists guild.
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