|Museum opens new exhibition with Oct. 12 reception|
On Oct. 12, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., the North Dakota Museum of Art will host an opening reception for the new exhibition, "Introductions: Artists’ Self-Portraits." The reception, which is free and open to the public, will include wine, hors d’oeuvres and informal gallery talks by various artists in the exhibition. The reception will immediately be followed by Betty Monkman’s presentation, "40 Years of Art at the White House: From Jacqueline Kennedy to Laura Bush," starting at 7:30 p.m.
Regional, national and international artists explore the idea of "self.. Using paint, clay, wood, photography and fiber, 35 artists will unveil their self-portraits in the mezzanine of the Museum. They include Walter Piehl of Minot, Carol Hepper and Barton Benes of New York, Memo Guardia of Lima, Peru, and Zhimin Guan of Moorhead. The exhibition continues through Dec. 6.
-- Brian Lofthus, Assistant to the Director, North Dakota Museum of Art, firstname.lastname@example.org, 701 777-4195