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"Holiday Greetings at the Allis and Villa"
2001-12-02 until 2002-01-13
Charles Allis Art Museum
USA United States of America
celebration for all ages December 2, 2001 through January 13, 2002. Amid
trees, wreaths, and garlands are angels, birds, fruit and flowers, creating
an elegant seasonal foil. The public reception on Sunday, December 2,
1-5 p.m., includes spirited music, fantastic gallery exhibitions and
refreshments. Celebrate the Allis‚ new period decorations while savoring
English tea items, and tour both mansions in period décor, the Villa at 1
p.m. and the Allis, 2 p.m.
Holidays at the Allis ~ The 1911 English Allis mansion will herald newly
designed Tudor-style decorations created by the Charles Allis/Villa Terrace
Renaissance Garden Club. Inspired by English Christmases past, the lavish
period decorations will include greens, ivy, mistletoe, and colorful
ribbons. A traditional favorite, The Angel Tree, will be showered with over
175, turn-of-the-century to modern angelic faces in paraffin, porcelain,
felt and cloth.
View gallery exhibitions and the permanent collection of treasures spanning
2,000 years, and explore J.R.R. Tolkien‚s fantastical world of hobbits,
elves, dwarves and dragons through the eyes of German artist Michael Kutzer
in The Hobbit Series: Etchings & Aquatints by Michael Kutzer. The
exhibition complements and celebrates The Lord of the Rings movie trilogy
beginning December 2001, and in 2002, the 65th anniversary of The Hobbit.