The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Announces Autumn Art Session and Rare Opportunity to Paint, Sketch at Artist’s Home and Studio in Abiquiu, New Mexico

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Georgia O'Keeffe's home and studio in Abiquiu, New Mexico will serve as backdrop and inspiration for artists seeking to work in half day or full day sessions in the high desert landscape.

Autumn Art Sessions in Abiquiu
"This is a rare opportunity to experience an autumn setting in the place that inspired the Georgia O'Keeffe so greatly." Agapita Lopez.

The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum announces the rare opportunity to sketch, draw and watercolor independently on the grounds of Georgia O’Keeffe’s Home and Studio in Abiquiu on September 24, 2012. A half or full day are available to experience the landscape that inspired the artist for 40 years, including views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountain range, Abiquiu Mesa, the road to Abiquiu, and the scene within the walls of the artist’s garden.

“We are pleased to offer artists of all levels to experience the spectacular home, studio and surroundings that Miss O’Keeffe enjoyed,” said Agapita Lopez, Rights and Reproductions Director and Director of the Abiquiu Home & Studio Tours. “This is a rare opportunity to experience an autumn setting in the place that inspired the artist so greatly.”

What: Autumn Art Session; paint, draw, sketch in the landscape that inspired O’Keeffe
When: September 24, 2012; 7 AM to 6 PM
Where: Georgia O’Keeffe’s Home & Studio in Abiquiu, NM
More Information:
Cost: $375.00 for a half-day session, $700.00 for a full day session
Request Images/press inquiries: Jennifer Hobson, pr(at)okeeffemuseum(dot)org 505 603 8643

The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum is dedicated to the artistic legacy of Georgia O'Keeffe, to defining its ongoing significance, and to the study and interpretation of American Modernism, late 19th century to the present. The Museum's collections, historic properties, exhibitions, Research Center, publications, and education programs contribute to scholarly discourse and inspire diverse audiences. Located in Santa Fe, NM, the Museum’s collections, exhibits, research center, publications and education programs contribute to scholarly discourse and serve diverse audiences. The largest single repository of the artist’s work in the world, it is the only museum in the world dedicated to an internationally known American woman artist and is the most visited art museum in New Mexico.

The image used in this release includes the following caption and credit information:
Untitled (Cottonwood Tree), 1945
Oil on board
24 ¼ x 20 (61.6 x 50.8)
Georgia O’Keeffe Museum
Gift of The Georgia O’Keeffe Foundation (2006.05.190)
© Georgia O’Keeffe Museum

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