An Affair En Plein Air at the Deering Estate

From Apr 17th through 18th, 2010. 10:00 a.m.

altIn celebration of Earth Day 2010, several events will be held at the Deering Estate at Cutler in April. Deering Estate and the GroveHouse Artists will host “Affair En Plein Air,” a two-day outdoor painting event, on April 17th & 18th.

Artists will be painting on the grounds of the Estate on Saturday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, and on Sunday from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Judging of the artwork will take place on Sunday at 3:30 pm in the Royal Palm Grove at the Deering Estate. The winners will exhibit their work as part of the 2010 GroveHouse Artists Spring Art Exhibit to be held in the Richmond Cottage from June 10th – August 6th. The outdoor painting event is free with Estate admission.

In addition, winners of the “H2O” Spring Photography Exposition will be announced on Saturday, April 17th as part of the Baynanza Volunteer workday and celebration. The juried photography exhibit was an open call to amateur and professional photographers. The Spring Photography Exposition will be on display from April 17th through May 28th from 10:00 am to 4:00 p.m. daily and is free with Estate admission.

The Living Artist Concert Series will present their final concert of the season “H20” on Sunday, April 18th at 7:00 pm, with a meet-the-artist reception at 6:30 p.m. The chamber music concert will feature Composer-in-Residence Judith Shatin with guest, Luis Gomez, double bass and the Deering Estate Chamber Ensemble – Scott Flavin, violin; Ross Harbaugh, cello; Laura Wilcox, viola; and Jose R. Lopez, piano. Featuring works by Mana-Zucca “View from Mt. Nebo” by Judith Shatin and the “Trout” quintet in A Major by Franz Schubert.

The Deering Estate
Deering Estate at Cutler.
16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami FL 33157

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