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Branding the American West: Paintings and Films 1900-1950
April 14 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 9, 2017
This traveling exhibition is a collaboration between the Brigham Young University Museum of Art and the Stark Museum of Art. The exhibition presents a unique examination of twentieth-century images of the American West as seen through the eyes of the members of the Taos Society of Artists and the California-based artist Maynard Dixon, and through films of the era. Click Here to view selected works “Branding the American West: Paintings and Films, 1900 – 1950,” is organized by the Brigham Young University Museum of Art and the Stark Museum of Art, and made possible in part by generous grants from the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation, The George S. and Delores Doré Eccles Foundation and the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies. Exhibition Venues: Brigham Young University Museum of Art, February 19, 2016 – August 13, 2016 Chrysler Museum of Art, October 29, 2016 – February 5, 2017 Stark Museum of Art, March 11, 2017 – September 9, 2017 Free Admission. Free Parking. Children 12 and under are welcome, but must be accompanied by an adult. Related Events (check back often for more events!): Stark Cultural Venues Members’ Only Preview Reception will be held Thursday, March 9, 2017 from 5:30-7:30pm. An RSVP is required to attend. RSVP – Brandon Aldrich, Membership Coordinator, 409.221.6656 or firstname.lastname@example.org. March 11 – “Drawn West” Juried Student Art Exhibition opens March 14-17 – Spring Break Doodle Days March 31 – A New Frontier: Digital Media Teacher Workshop April 5 – “Drawn West” Juried Student Art Exhibition Reception April 8 – Western Family Day May 20 – CREATE! Workshop: Photo Fun* June 13 – Adult Studio Art Workshop: Oil Painting Part I* June 20 – Adult Studio Art Workshop: Oil Painting Part II* June 27 – Adult Studio Art Workshop: Oil Painting Part III* July 21 – Summer Night at the Museum July 21 – “National Day of the Cowboy” August 11 – SMA Playdate: Way Out West* *Advance sign-up, ticket or payment may be required. See event details (as they become available) for more information. Maynard Dixon (1875-1946), “Mesa in Shadow,” 1926, oil on canvas, Brigham Young University Museum of Art, Gift of Herald R. Clark.