American Arts Discovery Spring Session Begins at Reynolda House Museum of American ArtAmerican Arts Discovery Spring Session Begins at Reynolda House Museum of American Art
Thursday, January 28, 2010
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Contact: Sharyn Turner 336.758.5580 firstname.lastname@example.org or Sarah R. Smith 336.758.5524 email@example.com
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (January 19, 2010) Reynolda House Museum of American Art will hold the spring session of American Arts Discovery beginning Feb. 9 and running through March 27, 2010. American Arts Discovery focuses on the Reynolda House art collection and serves as the foundation for the museum's nationally recognized volunteer training program. The course also serves students simply interested in learning more about Reynolda House, its history, and the collection of American art dating from 1755 to the present.
The course will be taught on Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and on Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Participants research and explore correlations between works of art and their historic counterparts in American music and literature. Classes are held in the auditorium and studios of the Mary and Charlie Babcock Wing, and students frequently visit the art on view in the historic house.
No prior study or knowledge of art is required for this course. The cost is $55, which includes all materials. The cost for museum members is $40, and students may join when they register to save $15. The cost of the course plus individual membership is $90, for dual membership (two adults in the same household) $115. For information and to register, please call Beth Hoover-DeBerry at 336.758.5389.
Reynolda House Museum of American Art is one of the nation's premier American art museums, with masterpieces by Mary Cassatt, Frederic Church, Jacob Lawrence, Georgia O'Keeffe and Gilbert Stuart among its permanent collection. Affiliated with Wake Forest University, Reynolda House features traveling and original exhibitions, concerts, lectures, classes, film screenings and other events. The museum is located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina in the historic 1917 estate of Katharine Smith Reynolds and her husband, Richard Joshua Reynolds, founder of the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. Reynolda House and adjacent Reynolda Gardens and Reynolda Village feature a spectacular public garden, dining, shopping and walking trails. For more information, please visit reynoldahouse.org or call 336.758.5150.