Category: Exhibition

Tour at Two: Meet the Dixons with Bill Branch

Docent Bill Branch tours the "Meet the Dixons" exhibition inside the Liz and Tommy Farnsworth Interactive Gallery. On view through October 3, 2021.   Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, August 24, 2021
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Tour at Two: Calligraphy Guild Highlight

Calligraphy Guild member, Peggy Kunkel, tells us about one of her favorite pieces from their Dixon exhibition.    Read More
Posted by Chantal Drake at Tuesday, October 20, 2020
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Tours at Two with Dixon Docent Bill Branch

Dixon Docent Bill Branch tells us about Winslow Homer's painting in For America: Paintings from the National Academy of Design . Click here to reserve your free timeslot to see For America before it closes on September 27, 2020.  Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, September 22, 2020
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Tours at Two: William Merritt Chase

  Chase likely discovered the model for this painting at New York’s Protestant Half Orphan Asylum, which was located next door to the famous 10th Street Studio building where he was working at the time. Compositionally, the painting recalls James McNeill Whistler’s Arrangement in Black and Gray No. 1 (also known as Whistler’s Mother ). Chase originally exhibited the painting in the spring of 1884 as The Young Orphan , but when he showed it in Belgium in June... Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, September 8, 2020
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Tour at Two | Frederick Cark Frieseke

• Frieseke was a major figure in American Impressionism, though he spent the majority of his career as an expatriate in France. Frieseke’s cottage in Giverny, called Le Hameau, was adjacent to Claude Monet’s home and was surrounded by lush gardens that provided the setting for many of his vibrant paintings, like Hollyhocks. • Frieseke commonly placed elongated female figures in garden settings, making the connection between feminine beauty and the fragility or fleeting... Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Sunday, August 9, 2020
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Exhibition Preview: Made in Dixon / Hecho en Dixon

July 19 – December 20, 2020 Tommy and Liz Farnsworth Education Building, Interactive Gallery Artist Recognition during More than Words Family Day Saturday November 14, 10:00am – 2:00pm   Every year the Dixon offers art and horticulture programs for thousands of visitors and people in the community. In this exhibition, you will see artwork from participants of all ages, diverse cultural backgrounds, and interests. These amazing artists bring the Dixon alive with... Read More
Posted by Corkey Sinks at Monday, June 29, 2020
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