The Stark Museum of Art is preparing for one of the most significant exhibitions in its history, Branding the American West: Paintings and Films, 1900-1950, opening Saturday, March 11, 2017 and on view through September 9, 2017.
Prefacing the exhibition opening was the publication of an award-winning companion catalog with essays by scholars from around the nation, Branding the American West: Paintings and Films, 1900-1950, edited by Marian Wardle and Stark Museum of Art Curator, Sarah E. Boehme. Dr. Boehme will be present during opening day, Saturday, March 11, 2017, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. to personally sign copies of the book.
The Branding the American West: Paintings and Films, 1900-1950 exhibition highlights more than 80 works of art and related film content highlighting the changing brands, or imagery of violence, beauty and celebration of the American West. See a side of The West you’ve never seen before!
Also on opening day, enjoy exploring this exhibition with an SMA Educator during Art Talks: Casual Encounters with Art from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This program is a chance for guests to engage in an informal yet informative chat with a member of the Museum’s Education staff and expand the Museum experience in new and insightful ways.
Branding the American West is on view now through September 9, 2017. The Stark Museum of Art is open Tuesday – Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m and admission is free.