Date: November 1, 2013
SUBJECT: WHITE RIVER PAINTING EXHIBIT PREMIERES NOVEMBER 14
By: Moriah Isringhausen
The College of the Ozarks Ralph Foster Museum will host the White River Painting Exhibit and sale Nov14 - Dec. 20. The Museum hosts the annual exhibit to celebrate the unique Ozarks heritage and express the Museum’s continued mission of providing rich learning experiences about Ozarks culture through the arts.
Dr. Peggy Kjelgaard, executive director at the Eureka Springs School of the Arts, will serve as this year’s juror. She has held the position of executive director since February 2012. She previously held the position for five years until she left to open Ten White Street, Lodging in Eureka Springs. Dr.Kjelgaard currently works at both.
An opening reception to celebrate this special exhibit will take place Nov.14, 2-4:30 p.m. in Edwards Art Gallery at the Ralph Foster Museum. Monetary awards will be awarded for the top three, as well as for honorable mentions, and many of the paintings will be for sale. Ralph Foster Museum is open Monday-Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and admissions prices are $6 for adults, $5 for senior adults (65 and older) and free for high school age and under.
For more information, call the Ralph Foster Museum at 417-690-3407.