Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum
Press Release

Back to School Opens Tonight!

Exhibition Opening and Panel Talk Oct. 12 | 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

By - Oct 12th, 2017 12:19 pm
Back to School Opens Tonight!

Back to School Opens Tonight!

Presented in the second-floor galleries at Villa Terrace, Back to School invites a select list of accomplished artists to display artwork from their current portfolio alongside work they created while they were in school, presenting unexpected juxtapositions of past and present that reveal insights into both the changing perspectives and the persistent threads of artists’ pursuits over time. Co-curated by Brent Budsberg.

Admission is FREE for students with ID and a $5 suggested donation for others.

5:30 – 6:00 PM | Member’s Preview

6:00 – 8:00 PM | Opening Reception

Exhibition Artists:

7:00 PM | Panel Discussion led by Exhibition Advisor Kim Miller
Join us for a conversation led by Exhibition Advisor Kim Miller at 7:00pm on Thursday, October 12, in conjunction with the opening reception for Back to School. Kim will lead a group of artists, artist-teachers, and art students in a discussion about their development from student to art professional, and how reflecting on that trajectory offers invaluable insight into their current work.
Free with admission.
Kim Miller, Exhibiting Artist and Panel Leader
Brent Budsberg, Artist and Co-Curator
Nina Ghanbarzadeh, Exhibiting Artist
Evelyn Terry, Artist and Teacher
About the Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum
Overlooking Lake Michigan, the Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum is an Italian Renaissance-style villa designed and built by architect David Adler in 1923. The building was originally the residence of Lloyd Smith of the A.O. Smith Corporation and his family. The Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum features fine and decorative arts dating from the 15th through to the 18th centuries, wrought-iron masterpieces by Cyril Colnik, a formal garden and changing exhibitions. Located at 2220 N. Terrace Ave., the Museum is a partner of the Charles Allis Art Museum, 1801 N. Prospect Ave.
Museum Hours: Wednesday through Sunday from 1-5 p.m.General Admission: $7 for adults, $5 for Seniors (62+), Military and Students with a valid ID, and FREE for Museum Members and Children 12 and under.

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