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Talk: Missions In Watercolor by Edwin Deakin

June 28, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Art historian Jeremy Tessmer will give a talk about Edwin Deakin to complement our current exhibition, Missions In Watercolor By Edwin Deakin.

In the late 1800s, painter Edwin Deakin documented the California missions in watercolor as they were falling into ruin. His efforts, along with other artists of the time, had a profound impact on saving the beautiful edifices before they disappeared forever. This collection on exhibit is a compelling reminder of the power of art as a catalyst for change.

About the speaker:
Jeremy Tessmer is an art historian and curator for Sullivan Goss, An American Gallery.

Reservation required.  Reception to follow.
Members $15, Guests $20


Missions In Watercolor was generously sponsored by Pauline & Marc Sylvain and John C. Woodward. The vision to keep this collection in the public trust was made possible by David Packard, Bernadette Castor, Winifred Vedder, John C. Woodward, Sally & David Martin and Frank Goss.

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Date:
June 28, 2018
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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