Sunday, June 17, 2012

EXHIBITS @ JHU MUSEUMS THIS SUMMER

Eliot Porter: TREES
WHEN:
Through August 26

A focus exhibition of American photographer Eliot Porter’s mesmerizing, limited edition Trees portfolio, ten dye transfer prints created between 1958 and 1975 representing a master's view of one of the most basic elements of the landscape, the tree. MORE »

 

Sculpture at Evergreen 7:
Landscape as Laboratory
WHEN:
Through September 30

Responding to Evergreen's 155-year history and diverse collections, a team of students from the University of Maryland’s Landscape Architecture program has designed ten exciting site-specific installations that redefine Evergreen—the house, the grounds, the ideal. Come contemplate this laboratory for the curious-at-heart. MORE »

 

The Carroll's Wedding Anniversary Tea
WHEN:
July 15

Celebrate the 212th wedding anniversary of Charles Carroll Jr. and Harriet Chew Carroll by savoring a special Champagne tea at their 1801 country house. Learn about the lives and lifestyle of one of early America's wealthiest and most socially prominent families as you sit comfortably in the elegant reception hall. MORE »

 

Alix Aymé
WHEN:
Through September 30

Evergreen's landmark retrospective of 20th-century French artist Alix Aymé presents an unparalleled opportunity to study the artist’s development over nearly four decades, from her early works under the tutelage of Nabi painter Maurice Denis, to her mature compositions that fused traditional Asian styles with the spirit of Western modernism. MORE »

 

Members Take Note

Just Announced
Argentina! [Art + Wine]

Join JHU Museums Members this fall on Evergreen's October 4–14 study tour to Argentina, with exciting explorations of cosmopolitan Buenos Aires and the scenic vineyards of Mendoza province, accompanied by Evergreen Director and Curator James Archer Abbott. Reservations are requested by June 28.
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Director's Tour & Picnic Supper
WHEN: June 18

Enjoy a delightful summer evening with Evergreen Director James Archer Abbott, featuring an insider's tour of Sculpture at Evergreen 7: Landscape as Laboratory with the exhibition's guest curator Jack Sullivan and a fried chicken picnic supper. MORE »