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“Celebrate: Art Of The Bahamas” At The Elliott Museum In First Time Collaboration With National Art Gallery Of The Bahamas

The Elliott Museum and The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas celebrate their premiere collaboration with a compelling exhibit.  The Public is invited to the Opening Reception on Thursday, December 14th.  View paintings dating from the 1800’s to the present, including work by South Florida artists who captured the beauty of The Bahamas.  Curated by Annie Potts and Osvaldo Monzon, the Exhibit runs through February 25th.  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks. Celebrate: Art of The Bahamas! Group tours are available.

 

 

825 NE Ocean Boulevard   Stuart, FL 34996
772-225-1961   www.elliottmuseum.org

 

 

 

Celebrate: Art of The Bahamas

at the

Elliott Museum

 

 

Opening Reception:

Thursday, December 14, 2017

5:30 – 7:30 pm

Reception Admission: $5 per person
Refreshments will be served; Cash bar available

 

 Please RSVP at 772-225-1961 or email RSVP@elliottmuseum.org

 

Exhibit is available December 15, 2017 – February 25, 2018

 

 

“Going to Windward” – Oil on canvas by Howard Schafer

 

 

You’ll see paintings dating from the late 1800s to the present, with an emphasis on art created by Bahamians after 1960s. You’ll also see work by South Florida artists who painted the Islands, including Howard Schafer, Jerry Rose, and Stephen Scott Young.

The exhibition is in collaboration with The National Art Gallery of the Bahamas, The Dawn Davies Collection, and the D’Aguilar Foundation. The event is sponsored by Jean Schafer Cox, Lucy Hoop, Valentines Residences Resort & Marina, and others.

 

Groups of 10 or more who plan to visit Celebrate: Art of The Bahamas should contact Al Simbritz: asimbritz@elliottmuseum.org.

 

 

“The Market Wharf” – Oil on canvas by Edison Godfrey Rolle ca. 1961.

Painting courtesy of The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas.

 

 

 

The Elliott Museum is located at 825 NE Ocean Boulevard on Hutchinson Island in Stuart, and is open daily from 10 am-5 pm (closed Christmas Day). The Bahamas art exhibition is included with regular admission: $14 per person for adults; $12 for seniors over 65, $6 for children 6-12 years; children under 6 and Museum Members are free.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information about this event, classes, exhibits, workshops or membership:

The Elliott Museum is located at 825 NE Ocean Boulevard in Stuart, FL

772-225-1961

www.ElliottMuseum.org

Facebook: https://facebook.com/elliottmuseum

 

 

 

 

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