The McCune Collection Presents the Fall 2009 Lecture Series

Sunday, September 27th
Sallie Evans
Sallie Evans
“The Fascination of Miniature Art”

"I find creative inspiration in the out of doors, my garden in particular, and nature in general..." Sarah Anne "Sallie" Evans, member of the International Guild of Miniature Artisans and member-at-large of the Embroiderers Guild of America†shares a peek into the exquisitely diminutive world of miniature arts, including needle working, petit pointe, rug hooking, crewel embroidery, and braiding of miniature items.

Sunday, October 18th
Mark Aaorn Dushkes
Mark Aaron Dushkes
“Preserving Japanese screen paintings”

Join Mark Dushkes of Aaron Studios for a slide show presentation and special hands-on demonstration of the restoration and preservation of Japanese folding screens (byobu) single panels (gaku) and standing panels (tsuitate). Audience members are welcome to bring screens and/or scrolls for evaluation by Mr. Dushkes.

Sunday, November 15th
Dorothy Herger
Dorothy Herger
“The Georgia Street project”

Vallejo artist Dorothy Herger discusses her paintings, drawings and photographs of lower Georgia Street before most of the historic downtown district was razed for redevelopment in the 1960’s. A nostalgic survey sure to revive memories of Vallejo’s own long-vanished Barbary Coast.

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