The William Benton Museum: Frederick William MacMonnies Small Bronze Sculpture in America
Friday, November 13, 2015 at 5:30 pm
Free and open to the public with refreshments
Thayer Tolles is The Marica F. Vilcek Curator of American Paintings and Sculpture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, where she has worked since 1989. She has published and lectured extensively on American sculpture, and has served as editor and the co-author of a two-volume catalogue of the Metropolitan’s historic American sculpture collection. Dr. Tolles curated Augustus Saint-Gaudens in The Metropolitan Museum of Art and co-curated The American West in Bronze, 1850-1925. Both exhibitions were accompanied by publications. She also participated in the extensive renovations to the Metropolitan’s American Wing between 2001 and 2012.
For more information visit the Benton museum at http://benton.uconn.edu/
Preview the 18 Lots in the MONOTHON2015 Live Auction at the CCP!
November 14, 2015 from 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Excitement is building for MONOTHON2015! Tickets are selling, Live Auction works are being framed and Silent Auction works are ready to go on display for the big event.
The MONOTHON2015 Live Auction Catalogue is now available online. The catalogue includes artwork by Benny Andrews, Caetano de Almeida, Robert Dente, Dan Welden, Jim Dine, Constance Old, Robert Andrew Parker, Beverly Semmes, Shelter Serra, Eve Stockton, Julio Valdez, Barbara Takenaga, and Félix Vallotton.
Additional offerings include art and architecture tours, a vacation home on Martha’s Vineyard, and a week of printmaking with Staff Master Printer Christopher Shore in the Helen Frankenthaler Printmaking Cottage at CCP. Be sure to check it out. If you are interested in a work listed but can’t attend, Absentee Bid Forms are available online.
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The Friends of Slater Museum, the Norwich Free Academy Alumni Association Board of Directors and the NFA Cat Shack will present the 1st Annual Holiday Party and Shopping Night Thursday, November 12 in the Slater Museum Atrium from 5-7pm. Celebrate the season at our first Holiday Party and Shopping Night. For one night only, Museum… Read more »
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