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“Mountain as Muse: The Artists who Painted Mt. Monadnock.” presentation by Alan F. Rumrill at Catherdral of the Pines fundraiser
July 14, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cathedral of the Pines schedules art fundraiser
The Cathedral of the Pines will hold “Art Day-Mountain as Muse,” a plein air art day fundraiser, Friday, July 14.
“Plein air” is a French term which means creating entire finished paintings outdoors
“We are very excited to offer ‘Art Day-Mountain as Muse,’” stated Cathedral of the Pines Executive Director Michelle Lowe. “Alicia Drakiotes, a well-known Monadnock artist, is coordinating the participation of accomplished regional artists in this new annual fundraiser event. The artists will select spots on the cathedral grounds to paint, sketch and photograph beautiful scenic views of Mount Monadnock, gardens and flowers.”
The artists will paint from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with lunch provided at noon. Their completed art work will then be displayed for sale in the Hilltop House later in the day. The public viewing and sale of the newly created artwork begins at 5 p.m. Admission to the viewing and wine and cheese reception is $10. Cathedral of the Pines will receive 25 percent of all art sales.
At 6 p.m., Alan Rumrill, executive director of the Historical Society of Cheshire County, will present an illustrated program titled “Mountain as Muse: The Artists who Painted Mt. Monadnock.” In his presentation, Rumrill will discuss painters and what their art tells about the mountain and the region.
Rain date for the event is Friday, July 28. For information, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 603-899-3300.