Brandywine Workshop's Young Friends group is planning an evening visit to the Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA) to enjoy the new exhibit Represent: 200 Years of African American Art and hear gallery talks by notable Philly artists included in the exhibit. The event will occur Wednesday, February 11, 2015 from 5:30-&:30 PM during the Pay As You Wish Night when all of the Museum’s galleries are open for visitors. All guests visiting the Museum that evening will be invited to participate by joining artists Moe Brooker, Charles Burwell, Don Camp, John E. Dowell, Jr., Allan L. Edmunds and William E. Williams for discussion of their artworks in the exhibit, their aesthetic interest and inspirations. Each artist is well known in Philadelphia, nationally honored for their artistic contributions and recognized for service as teachers, mentors and as activists in the local art community. The exhibition’s organizing curator John Vick and Shelley Langdale, Associate Curator of Prints and Drawings, will also be in attendance The first 125 guests who register in advance will receive a 15% discount on the purchase of the hardbound exhibition catalogue with essays by consulting curator Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw, Associate Professor of American Art, University of Pennsylvania and Richard Powell, Dean of Humanities, Duke University. To register go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/represent-night-out-with-the-artists-tickets-15477781461 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org The Brandywine Workshop was founded in 1972 as a culturally diverse organization dedicated to the art of printmaking. The Philadelphia Museum of Art has a major collection of prints produced by Visiting Artists at Brandywine and well noted in a section of the Represent catalogue.
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