Previous Exhibits – 2007
On Gilded Pond:
The Life and Times of the Dublin Art Colony
oil on canvas
"And the Woman Must Weep"
lithograph on stone
November 2 -
December 9, 2007
Artwork and memorabilia by nationally known 19th-century artists of the Dublin Art Colony in New Hampshire highlight the artistic and social milieu that surrounded this creative community. Notable artists from the colony include Gifford Beal, Frank Weston Benson, Barry Faulkner, Alexander James, Rockwell Kent, William Preston Phelps, Joseph Lindon Smith, Edmund C. Tarbell, and Abbott H. Thayer.
To learn more about Mount Monadnock, which inspired many Dublin Art Colony artists, visit: www.monadnockmountain.com
From Cassatt to Wyeth:
American Masterworks from the Mitchell Museum
September 14 -
November 11, 2007
The Thorne is one of the national venues for this rarely seen exhibit of 33 paintings, works on paper, and sculpture by Thomas Eakins, Mary Cassatt, Childe Hassam, John Singer Sargent, George Bellow, Robert Henri, Andrew Wyeth, and other American masters
For more information about the "Cassatt to Wyeth" exhibit, visit: www.artsandartists.org/
Old Homestead Garden Club Juried Flower Exhibit
October 12-14, 2007
Floral arrangements inspired by artworks on display in the Thorne Gallery.
In Residence: Artists & the MacDowell Colony Experience
September 4 -
October 14, 2007
In celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the MacDowell Colony, the Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery at Keene State College and The Art Gallery at the University of New Hampshire co-organized this invitational exhibition featuring works in various media by nine New England visual artists who have been in residence at the MacDowell Colony.
Selected artists for this exhibit include Rosemarie Bernardi from Keene, N.H.; Tom Chapin from Phippsburg, Maine; Jim Coates from Lyndeborough, N.H.; Roberta Delaney, from Sherborn, Mass.; Grant Drumheller, New Castle, N.H.; Beth Galston, Carlisle, Mass.; Olivia Parker, Manchester, Mass.; Susan Schwalb, Watertown, Mass.; and Judith Stone, from Burlington, Vt.
Film Screening and Reception: Tuesday, September 4, 7 p.m., screening of Seasons of MacDowell, four short films by MacDowell Fellows at the Putnam Arts Lecture Hall, Redfern Arts Center on Brickyard Pond, followed by a reception, hosted by Friends of the Thorne, at the Thorne Gallery.
Illusionary Space and Other New Encounters
July 29, 2007
Contemporary art from the 1960s to the 1990s that plays with and examines space and spatial relationships culled from the Thorne Gallery and Keene State College collections. This exhibit premières works by Tony DeBlasi, Jack Lembeck, and Theodoros Stamos, all gifts to the college from the Louis K. Meisel Gallery in New York City, and a sculpture by Blanche Dombeck donated by Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene. Other artworks from the gallery and college collections also are displayed.
Emerging Art: Annual KSC Art Students Exhibition
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April 14 –
May 6, 2007
The KSC Art Department presents an exhibition of recent works in a variety of media by studio art and graphic design seniors and other students taking art courses.
Biennial Regional Jurors Choice Competition
January 20 –
March 2, 2007
A juried exhibit of works in various media by artists who live within 30 miles of Keene or are members of the Friends of the Thorne.