Gallery in the Garden 2016
Silent Auction, Art Exhibit Opening and NEW! for 2016: Guided tour, “Art of the Morrill Homestead.” The Morrill Homestead’s annual Gallery in the Garden art show and silent auction has become a much-anticipated annual arts event in the Upper Valley, one that features the works of many fine artists from the Strafford community, the Upper Valley and beyond. Artists express the world around us through works that range from inspiring to humorous, and from poignant to exquisite.
4:00-5:30pm: Guided interpretive tours of the Art of the Morrill Homestead, led by guides from the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation sharing the history and mystery of the artworks and studies by ”America’s Michelangelo,” Constantino Brumidi, and other noted artists whose works were collected by Senator Justin Morrill.
5:00-6:00pm: Reception for the art show opening, “A Moment in Time” begins in the Carriage Barn at 5:00pm. Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be accompanied by the ethereal music of Sam Moffatt on hammered dulcimer. “A Moment in Time” Art Exhibit will run from Friday, July 1st through Sunday July 17th, 2016—Wednesday through Sunday each week, 11:00AM-5:00 PM
6:00pm: A silent auction of “Minis for Morrill” to follow—magnificent mini paintings by artists of regional and national reputation. The 2016 silent auction of miniature 4″×4″ paintings will include works by these artists, and more: Charlotte Atkinson, Bob Bauer, Gerry Bergstein, Todd Binzen, Ann Boyajian, Gail Boyajian, Jennifer Brown, Anna Chute, Lucas Chute, Kelly Coffin, Randy Coffin, Dierdre Dennis, Anne Dycus, Kate Emlen, Lou Hance, Stefanie Johnston, Laura Karetzky, Pace Kendall, Ed Koren, George Lawrence, Anne Leeds, Jo Levasseur, Gregory Maguire, Andy Newman, David Newman, Susan Norton, Anita Onofrio, Jacqueline C. Overstreet, Mary Louise Pierson, Beth Preston, Deborah Frankel Reese (featured artist), Stephanie Reininger, Celia Reisman, Jessie Rosenman (Newman), Sherry Saint-Germaine, Kate Siepman, Gus Speth, Lianne Thomashow, Jessica Tidman, Rosemary Wells, Susan Whelihan, Sandra Williams-Crossley and Sperry Wilson.
Miniature 4″x4″paintings that are being auctioned in 2016. More “Minis” will be posted as they arrive.
(Click on a Mini to enlarge and view all as a slide show.)