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The Art of Acquiring at St. John’s College’s Mitchell Gallery
FOR RELEASE: September 15, 2010
CONTACT: Patricia Dempsey, 410-626-2539
The Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College brings together Annapolis-area art lovers for discussions, based on readings that accompany a current gallery exhibition. The Mitchell Gallery Book Club will discuss Mary Gabriel’s “The Art of Acquiring: a Portrait of Etta and Claribel Cone” and tour the exhibition “The Art of Still Life from the Baltimore Museum of Art.” This exhibit demonstrates the use and evolution of still life over the course of 350 years. “Still Life” is on view at the Mitchell Gallery from August 27 to October 10. The Mitchell Gallery Book Club will meet in the Mitchell Gallery on September 30 at 2:30 p.m.
“The Art of Acquiring: a Portrait of Etta and Claribel Cone” explores the exceptional collection of the Cone sisters and the world of collecting and acquiring fine art.
Exhibit Related Events:
September 22 Seminar. Artist Ebby Malmgren and St. John’s tutor Elliott Zuckerman will lead an exhibit-related seminar, “Can a Still Life be a Major-Painting?” at 7 p.m. Space is limited. Registration is required. Call 410-626-2556.
October 3 Sunday Afternoon Tour. Art Educator Lucinda Edinberg will lead a tour of the “Still Life” exhibition.
This exhibition is organized and circulated by The Baltimore Museum of Art.