Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Our Florida Crew

Many of the museum's supporters have wisely escaped this winter, staying in Florida until Spring arrives. Is Spring arriving anytime soon? But loyal fans like Jim Wenneker keep in touch with photos of the golf world. See you in
April, Jim!

Friday, March 22, 2013

Friday Afternoon

Friday afternoon,and Amy is writing a grant to support our photography exhibition. She needs Lyndi's help filling out the section on our demographics.  Lyndi (seated)  is a our marketing and membership coordinator. Becky is crunching numbers for the budget. Just another day in the office.

New Saw

Our preparator, Alan Rideout, is putting together the new radial arm saw. It was given to himfor use inteh art museum by a professor in the Art Department, Lynn Sweet, who makes fine art furniture. He bought this saw when his was broken, then was able to fix the "old favorite." We are grateful for the opportunity to have a new saw!

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Director Retires

I am retiring as of August 1, from my career in art museums, which I have been most grateful to have.   But our Art Museum with continue to thrive and prosper. And we hope that it can grow.

Art in Bloom Success

Over 1790 people attended the Art in Bloom weekend. The gala, chaired by Ellen Karpf, and honoring John Gardner of Wells Fargo was a gorgeous event.  Pictures tell the story, here!

On Saturday night, we had models dressed to resemble the animals - it was really stunning!

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Family Day

Sunday's Family Day for Art and the Animal was a big hit! We had over 500  people.  there were art activities, music, storytellers, but most of all - animals! Animals in art, and live animals were enjoyed by all, including the service dogs, a camel, llamas, goats, ponies and more!

Monday, March 11, 2013

Snowman in Sculpture Garden

A new creative addition to our sculpture garden last week,near the Coal Pot sculpture by El Anatsui.  By Sunday's family day, it was gone!