Georgia O’Keeffe Museum AnnouncesO’Keeffe Abiquiu Art Session: Autumn 2013

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Unique opportunity to paint, sketch at Georgia O'Keeffee's home & studio in Abiquiu, NM

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We are pleased to invite artists of all levels to be inspired by the spectacular adobe home, studio and surroundings beloved by Georgia O’Keeffe against the crisp backdrop of autumn.

The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum announces the rare opportunity to sketch, draw and watercolor independently on the grounds of Georgia O’Keeffe’s Home & Studio in Abiquiu on October 7, 2013. Morning and afternoon sessions are available to experience such panoramic views as the Chama River Valley, the Sangre de Cristo mountain range, the Abiquiu Mesa, the road to Abiquiu, and the scene within the walls of O'Keeffe's garden. Offered only two times per year, once in the spring and once in the fall, the Art Sessions present the unique opportunity to be inspired by the same setting and views that inspired Georgia O’Keeffe.

“This is a very special opportunity for any artist or fan of O’Keeffe,” said Agapita Lopez, rights and reproductions director and director of the Abiquiu Home & Studio Tours. “We are pleased to invite artists of all levels to be inspired by the spectacular adobe home, studio and surroundings beloved by Georgia O’Keeffe against the crisp backdrop of autumn.”

What: O’Keeffe Abiquiu Art Session: Autumn 2013; paint, draw, sketch in the landscape that inspired O’Keeffe
When: Monday, October 7, 2013; 7 AM to 6 PM
Where: Georgia O’Keeffe’s Home & Studio in Abiquiu, NM
More Information: http://www.okeeffemuseum.org
Cost: $325.00 for a half-day session, $600.00 for a full day session
Registration: Please call 505.685.4539, Space is limited to 10 persons per session

Request Images/press inquiries:
Lisa Neal, lisa(at)jlhmedia(dot)com
575 635 5648

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GEORGIA O’KEEFFE MUSEUM:
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:
Mesa and Road East II, 1952
Oil on Canvas
26 x 236
Georgia O’Keeffe Museum
Gift of The Georgia O’Keeffe Foundation
© Georgia O’Keeffe Museum

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