Two exhibits open at MWPAI
UTICA — The Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, 310 Genesee St., has announced two new exhibits for the month of May.
For more information, call 315-797-0000 or go online to www.mwpai.org.
• “2018 Art in Bloom - Fine Art and Floral Exhibition”
May 18 – May 20
A celebration of the Museum’s collection as interpreted through fresh flowers. This three-day program will feature special events, workshops, floral-inspired items at the Art in Bloom Pop-up Shop, and floral creations inspired by timeless artworks. Art in Bloom events include:
Demonstration: Floral Watercolors on Saturday, May 19, 1-3 p.m. Artists Martha Deming, Joanne DeStefano, and Mary Murphy. Free with Art in Bloom admission.
Demonstration (and raffle): Container Gardening on Sunday, May 20, at 1:30 p.m. Michael Mahanna, Central New York Conservancy Certified Arborist and owner of The How-to Gardener, Clinton. Cost is $10, $5 MWPAI members. Art in Bloom admission included. For tickets call 315-797-0055.
The Terrace Cafe will be open for afternoon tea Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Floral hats encouraged.
A closing reception will be held on Sunday, May 20, from 3-4:30 p.m. featuring a chance to meet the designers. Free with Art in Bloom admission.
• “Global Splendor: Traditions in Ceremonial Dress”
May 18 – Sept. 16
This summer, the Edward W. Root Sculpture Court in the Museum of Art becomes a showcase for ceremonial clothing from around the world.
Kathryn Stam, Ph.D., Professor of Anthropology at SUNY-Polytechnic Institute, is guest curator for the exhibition “Global Splendor: Traditions in Ceremonial Dress.”
Professor Stam has brought together an assortment of garments that represent important cultural traditions, rituals, or ceremonies from collections in the greater Utica community.
Oneida Community Mansion House offers free admission Saturday
‘A People’s History of Utica’ Sept. 26
‘Books and Bordeaux’ event Friday
Glass art classes start this week at View
- 4:00pm 09/19/18Oneida Community Mansion House offers free admission Saturday
- 4:00pm 09/19/18‘A People’s History of Utica’ Sept. 26
- 4:00pm 09/19/18‘Books and Bordeaux’ event Friday
- 4:00pm 09/19/18Glass art classes start this week at View
- 4:00pm 09/19/18Poetry workshop Thursday
- 4:00pm 09/19/18Poetry reading, workshop Sept. 27
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- 4:00pm 09/19/18Historical society hosts author Sandra Salm
- 4:00pm 09/18/18Lecture at MVCC rescheduled
- 4:00pm 09/12/18Mount Vernon Glass Company topic of history center event