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"Connecticut Women Artists Juried Exhibition"
2006-12-10 until 2007-02-02
Slater Memorial Museum
USA United States of America
Oil paintings, watercolors, pastels, acrylics, mixed media, collage, graphics, photography, and sculpture by members of Connecticut Women Artists will be included in an exhibition at the Slater Memorial Museum opened Sunday, December 10th. The exhibition is free and open to the public in the museum’s Converse Art Gallery. The show will remain on view through February 2, 2007. This year’s jurors are Darby Cardonsky and Violaine Batchelier, owners of the Batchelier Cardonsky Gallery in Kent, CT.
For 75 years, Connecticut Women Artists, Inc. has provided a forum for women's artwork and continues to emphasize the value of art for our society today. The group sponsors two juried exhibitions annually at varying galleries in Connecticut.
The Slater Memorial Museum and Converse Art Gallery are part of the Norwich Free Academy, 108 Crescent Street, Norwich 06360. Housed in an exemplary Romanesque Revival building (1886), the museum features six changing exhibitions in the Converse Art Gallery. On display in the permanent collection galleries are full scale plaster casts of Egyptian, Archaic, Greek, Roman and Renaissance sculpture; 17th – 20th c. Americana, fine and decorative Art, Native American artifacts; Asian, African, Oceanic, Egyptian, and European art and ethnographic material. Open year round. Tues – Fri, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sat/Sun 1 – 4:00 p.m. Please call 860-887-2506 for directions and general information or visit our website at www.norwichfreeacademy.com.
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