Michener Art Museum Reopens with Brand New Exhibition Through the Lens: Modern Photography in the Delaware Valley

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Michener Art Museum Reopens with Brand New Exhibition Through the Lens: Modern Photography in the Delaware Valley

What:
Michener Art Museum Reopens with Brand New Exhibition Through the Lens: Modern Photography in the Delaware Valley
Where:
Michener Art Museum
138 S. Pine Street
Doylestown, PA 18901
When:
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4
2:00 pm-5:00 pm
Who:
Curator of American Art Laura Turner Igoe, Ph.D., Michener Art Museum
Curatorial Assistant Tara Kaufman, MA, Michener Art Museum
Details:
The Michener Art Museum will reopen to the public on February 5, 2021, with the new exhibition Through the Lens: Modern Photography in the Delaware Valley. Through the Lens explores nearly 70 years of artistic experimentations with photographic processes and subject matter by artists in the Delaware Valley region. The exhibition is organized through the themes of form, figure, landscape, community, and social and political activism and highlights over 100 photographs by nearly 40 artists. Through the Lens draws primarily from Michener’s own deep collection of local photography, including many works that have never before been on view.
We have set aside THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4 from 2 PM to 5 PM for a press preview. Please email Amy Ferracci, Director of Marketing & Public Relations, to book a time to visit.
Media Contact:
Amy Ferracci, Director of Marketing & Public Relations
215.340.9800 x133
The Michener Art Museum collects, preserves, interprets, and exhibits American art, and promotes the work of nationally and internationally known Delaware Valley artists of all creative disciplines. The museum presents exhibitions that explore a variety of artistic expressions and offers diverse educational programs that develop a lifelong involvement in the arts. Throughout the year, the Michener Art Museum hosts a wide range of programs open to the public, including lectures, artist conversations, gallery talks, artist studio tours, dance performances, jazz and other musical performances, family-themed activities, and other events. The museum also offers a diverse selection of art classes for children and adults, which include instruction in drawing, painting, sculpting, and printmaking as well as programs for the public, schools, and teachers designed to support arts and STEAM education. The Michener Art Museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.
The Michener Art Museum is located at 138 South Pine St., Doylestown, PA. The Museum is open Thursday, 10:00 am-8:00 pm; Friday through Saturday, 10:00 am–5:00 pm; and Sunday noon–5:00 pm. For more information, visit MichenerArtMuseum.org or call 215.340.9800.

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