Trips and Tours
The Boston Public Library (BPL), long a collector of the finest examples of Boston printmaking, showcases some of the area’s newest and most intriguing pieces in a
substantial new exhibition, reThink INK: 25 Years at Mixit Print Studio.
This exhibition was created in partnership with Mixit Print Studio in Somerville MA and established in 1987 where thousands of prints by talented area printmakers have rolled through the presses of Mixit Print Studio in the last quarter century.
We will have an 11:00am private tour of the exhibit with
Randy Garber, one of the exhibiting artists, then
we'll a delicious lunch at 12:30pm in the Courtyard Restaurant at the Library. Afterwards, we will cross Copley Square to Trinity Church where we will have a 2:00pm private tour of its art and architecture.
Cost: $65 Members $85 Non Members
includes private tour of ReThink INK exhibit at the BPL and Trinity Church and lunch at the Courtyard Restaurant. For reservations or more information please contact Lili or Michele at 978-369-2578 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To car pool (as driver or passenger) please call Lili at 978-369-2578, or plan to meet in the Changing Exhibits room in the historic BPL building to the left, inside the Dartmouth Street entrance by 11am. BPL Parking: http://www.bpl.org/central/copleymap
TRIP IS FILLED; WAITING LIST ONLY
Do you love France? Love to travel? Would you like to paint the experience with a group of fellow pastel artists? Join pastel artist and instructor, Jeanne Rosier Smith and trip coordinator, Michele Kenna, for an eight day plein air pastel workshop in the heart of Provence.
We will be staying in the beautiful Hotellerie de l’Abbaye de Saint Michel de Frigolet located on the site of a 1000 year old abbey, 15 kilometers from the city of Avignon and 7 kilometers from Tarascon, an ancient fortified town on the Rhone between Avignon and Arles. We will be close to many wonderful places to paint: Arles, Nimes, Les Baux, Saint Remy, Beaucaire, and the Camargue. The Alpilles mountain range and the Luberon are only a half hour away.
We will paint the abbey situated in a glorious
landscape setting and also take excursions to
different French villages and towns and explore
the surrounding countryside, planting our field easels
at a moment's notice, while never passing up an opportunity to absorb the local flavor and traditions. Every moment of your trip will be filled with the French experience.
The cost will include 8 nights lodging at the Abbaye St. Michel de Frigolet, full breakfast everyday, transport to painting sites, individualized instruction, and round trip transport to the hotel from Marseilles airport and back.
June 23-July 1, 2013
Maximum of 10 students allows
highly personalized instruction.
Informational meeting will be held Thursday, June 7 at 7:00pm to discuss pricing and other details. Please call ahead, 978-369-2578, or email email@example.com to reserve your space.
Jeanne Smith is a Copley Artist and a signature member of the pastel societies of
Connecticut and Cape Cod. She teaches workshops around the country, including
Concord Art Association, and year round at her studio in Sudbury. To learn more
about Jeanne, please visit her website www.jeannesmithart.com