Anne Neely: Artist Talk & Gallery Walk
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Anne Neely, artist; finalist for the Prix de Rome and the Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Fellowship | Shafiqul Islam, PhD, director, Water Diplomacy Initiative; professor of civil and environmental engineering and professor of water diplomacy at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University
Join artist Anne Neely for a journey into her painting process and the making of Water Stories: Conversations in Paint and Sound. Professor “Shafik” Islam will also share his insights into water issues and actions we can all take. Then walk through the gallery and experience the exhibit, including audioscapes designed by sound artist Halsey Burgund. Stories are the root of Neely’s paintings, her passion about water, and her discoveries about this invaluable resource.
Advance registration begins at 9:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 17 (Monday, September 15 for Museum members) at mos.org/events.
This program is free thanks to the generosity of the Lowell Institute.
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