Mystic Seaport to Host Art Exhibition and Sale
November 16, 2010
The Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport in Mystic, Connecticut, will presents its annual winter exhibition Maritime Miniatures by Maritime Masters from November 20, 2010, through January 29, 2011. The gallery will host a public opening reception with complimentary refreshments Saturday, November 20, from 2 – 4 p.m. A special discount of 5 percent off the sale of art will be available for Museum members (gallery patrons will receive a 10 percent discount) through December 23.
The invitational exhibition features more than 100 framed paintings and drawings displayed and available for purchase—each no larger than 12 inches in height or width (excluding frame). More than 50 Maritime Gallery artists will be featured in the exhibition including Del-Bourree Bach, Patrick Donovan, Cooper Hart, Neal Hughes, Leonard Mizerek and Cean Youngs.
“Maritime Miniatures is one of our most popular shows,” said Jeanne Potter, director of the Maritime Gallery. “Each painting is truly a small masterpiece created by some of the most respected maritime artists working today. Reasonably priced and beautifully framed, these paintings are perfect for holiday gift giving and also give collectors the chance to own original works by their favorite artists at affordable prices.”
The Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport is the nation’s foremost gallery specializing in contemporary marine art and ship models. Through its parent organization, Mystic Seaport, the gallery is proud to offer access to the world’s leading experts in the marine field, and the highest standards of scholarship, integrity and connoisseurship that the nation’s finest maritime museum represents. The gallery is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and offers free admission.
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