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Italian Traditions: Murano Meets St Pete

By November 25, 2014July 19th, 2016Events, News
Friday, January 23, 2015- April 19, 2015
The Chihuly Collection presented by the Morean Arts Center, is proud to announce the next temporary exhibition set to open on January 23, 2015.
“Italian Traditions”, curated by Duncan McClellan and the Duncan McClellan Gallery of St. Petersburg, FL, will feature a wide variety of works by contemporary glass masters influenced by traditional glassblowing techniques. This collection of works by renowned glass artists showcases the influence of traditional Muranese techniques, originated in Murano, Italy, on contemporary works.
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Exhibiting artists will include Nancy Callan, Jason Christian, Kerrick Johnson, David Patchen, Stephen Rolfe Powell, Richard Royal, David Royce, Charles Savoie, Sam Stang, Jacob Stout and others.  View unique and original ways these artists have incorporated traditional techniques into contemporary glass art.
This exhibition will include a series of lectures, murrine making workshops and more.
The DM Gallery can provide a unique event space for your upcoming celebration, whether or not it’s related to Art! Our inviting and attractive rental space allows for you to entertain a sizeable group for hours on end.
Opening Night Reception:
Friday, January 23
5-6pm Morean Members ONLY Preview
6-8pm FREE and open to the public