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Update from A&M Stark & Forsyth Art Galleries

Lynn McDaniel of the Stark and Forsyth Art Galleries at Texas A&M University visits with WTAW’s Kat McMullen about upcoming activities.

LynnMcDaniel100312.mp3Lynn McDaniel visits with WTAW’s Kat McMullen.

This list is courtesy of the galleries, located at the A&M Memorial Student Center.

The Stark Galleries and the Forsyth Galleries at Texas A&M University would like to invite the public to our FREE exhibitions. Located in the newly renovated MSC on campus, the Stark Galleries can be found on the ground floor, and the Forsyth Galleries are on the 2nd floor. The gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from noon until 6 p.m.

Currently on display in the Stark Galleries are Surrealist Visions, featuring Max Ernst, Rene Magritte, Salvador Dali, Man Ray, Joan Miro, Andre Masson, Marcel Duchamp, Wilfredo Lam, Roberto Matta, Yves Tanguy and others; along with Ron A. Cheek: Refiguring Texas Realism, Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature, and coming to the Stark in October: Science and Art in Flight.

Currently on display in the Forsyth Galleries are highlights from the Bill (’35) and Irma Runyon Collection, featuring English Cameo Glass, American paintings and artwork by Louis Comfort Tiffany, Steuben Glass Works and Mount Washington Glass Company, and Majolica from the Marion E. Byrd Collection.

Both galleries have programs and special events coming up, such as Figure Drawing Workshop by Ron A. Cheek—October 6th in the Stark Galleries, The Amazing Aggie Art Race—October 25th starting at 1:45 on Campus (teams are still needed), Brown Bag Lunch, Presentation and Art Discussion—every third Thursday from Noon until 1:00 in the Forsyth Learning Gallery, and Painting with a Purpose Fundraising Event to benefit the two galleries November 8th from 6:00 to 8:00. Click HERE for more information on the fundraiser.

And there is a Hands-On Art Activity at November First Friday/Art Step in Downtown Bryan on Friday, November 2nd.

Click HERE for more information about University Arts, the Stark Galleries and the Forsyth Center Galleries, or call 979-845-9251 or 979-845-8501.

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Posted by on Oct 5 2012. Filed under Interviews.

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