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Brighten Your Winter With The Madison Art Society

Here is information on how you can participate in the annual member's show and several special events coming up. The Madison Art Society is dedicated to promoting art on the shoreline.

Linda Loen, Santorini, oil. Photo credit: Madison Art Society
Linda Loen, Santorini, oil. Photo credit: Madison Art Society
From the Madison Art Society: 

The Madison Art Society will host its annual member’s show at the Scranton Library from February 2-28, 2014. 

On view in the community room at 801 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT the exhibit celebrates the work of over 100 talented artists using all mediums.  The 250 members of the Madison Art Society are dedicated to promoting art throughout the shoreline area.  The society offers members a variety of exhibition opportunities, hosts demonstrations and lectures that are open to the public, operates an active plein air painting group in the warmer months and an indoor studio in the winter.  As a vital member of the community, the society appreciates the hospitality of the library and contributes 10%  of the show’s sales to the library.

Several special events are scheduled in conjunction with the show and the public is invited to attend.

An opening reception will be held in the community room of the library on February 9th from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

On February 16th from 1:30-3:30 p.m. a critique of selected artwork will be conducted by Frank Federico. The critique session is a great learning opportunity for both artists and non artists.  Mr. Federico is an accomplished and widely honored artist whose insight and guidance is valued by students in his classes and workshops around the world. The critique will be held at the Scranton Library.

On February 19th from 6:30-8 p.m. a slide presentation and lecture on Robert Henri will be presented by Fred Biamonte.  Mr. Biamonte is an educator at the New Britain Museum of Art and always a fascinating storyteller. Robert Henri was a leader of the Ashcan school of American Realism and a member of “The Eight”.  Lecture will be in the community room at the Scranton Library.

Brighten your winter by viewing beautiful art and stimulate your mind by attending the critique and lecture.  

Library hours are:

Mon - Wed 9-9

Th, F 9-5:30

Sat 9-5

Sun 1-4

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