The Michener Artwork Museum is excited to present “Fern Coppedge: New Discoveries,” on check out from Sept. 12 by way of April 18, 2021. This exhibition highlights the Michener’s the latest acquisition of four wintertime landscapes by Pennsylvania Impressionist Fern Coppedge (1883-1951). In addition, the general public will get an in-depth search at the private everyday living of the artist with the latest digitization of Coppedge’s scrapbooks from the Museum’s Library and Archives. To see this exhibition, guests must buy timed tickets in advance and adhere to all Museum rules for a harmless visit.
Coppedge has prolonged been heralded for her exclusive capacity to depict landscapes working with bold styles and vivid colours. At the age of 13, Coppedge understood she required to pursue a occupation in the arts just after visiting her older sister’s watercolor class.
She went on to examine art at the Artwork Institute of Chicago, eventually relocating to New York to examine at the Artwork Learners League. In 1920, Coppedge moved to Lumberville, Bucks County, and was immediately immersed in the local art scene. She was closely affected by other Bucks County artists, which includes Daniel Garber, Elizabeth Selling price, and Faye Swengel Badura. From 1922 to 1935, Coppedge confirmed with the Philadelphia 10, a group of girls artists who exhibited alongside one another though the art planet was mainly male-dominated. Coppedge resided in New Hope right until her demise in 1951.
The Michener Art Museum collects, preserves, interprets and displays American artwork, and promotes the perform of nationally and internationally known Delaware Valley artists of all artistic disciplines. The museum presents exhibitions that discover a wide variety of artistic expressions and presents numerous educational systems that acquire a lifelong involvement in the arts. In the course of the year, the Michener Art Museum hosts a large assortment of systems open to the community, including lectures, artist discussions, gallery talks, artist studio tours, dance performances, jazz and other musical performances, relatives-themed activities, and other situations. The museum also gives a diverse variety of artwork courses for small children and older people, which include things like instruction in drawing, painting, sculpting, and printmaking as properly as programs for the general public, educational facilities, and instructors intended to help arts and STEAM education and learning. The Michener Artwork Museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.
The Michener Art Museum is found at 138 South Pine St., Doylestown. The Museum is open up fom 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and midday to 5 p.m. Sunday. For a lot more facts, check out MichenerArtMuseum.org or get in touch with 215-340-9800.