Jun 18, 2012

Public Free Day — Tues., June 19

From Honoring a Legacy.

Earlier this month, our spring multi-disciplinary project Resilience closedwhich included Terry Maker: Reckoning and WPA-era photos in Introducing Americamaking room for the exciting upcoming summer exhibitions, which include works by Scott Johnson and James Turrell! Although those the Turrell and Johnson exhibitions do not open until July, there is a lot to see in the first floor galleries now:

Herbert Bayer, seven convolutions, lithograph, 1948
(image source). Bayer's works are featured in Convolutions,
an exhibition to complement the upcoming Johnson
and Turrell exhibitions in its exploration of space and light.

Honoring a Legacy is one of the newest Permanent Collection exhibition, featuring a glimpse into the rich history of the FAC collection, which began as Alice Bemis Taylor's private collection of Native American and Southwest arts. This exhibition includes a selection of works highlighting richly decorated clothing, beaded moccasins, traditional tools and weapons, many of which are being shown for the first time.  

Guided tours with FAC docents will run throughout the day, starting at: 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 6 p.m. Also, demos by Bemis School instructors from will happen from 4-7 p.m. in the Glass Corridor. We welcome groups, but for 10 or more, we would still appreciate advance notice of your visit! Please call ahead: 719.475.2444. Every eight students high school and under must be accompanied by one adult chaperone.

Public Free Day — Tues., June 19
10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Admission: FREE!

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