The Opening of “Pictures Serene and Sublime”

Thank you to everyone who came to the opening of “pictures serene and sublime” this weekend, and of  course thank you to everyone who made the show possible,namely Randall H. Bennett, Director of the Bethel Historical Society, for lending his collection, and making this exhibition possible. It was a wonderful opening , and the show will continue to hang until August 31, so if you have not seen the show there is still time to check it out. here are some photos of the show:

 

the Bethel Historical Society
the Bethel Historical Society

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the paintings on the white walls are contemporary and the paintings on the old wooden walls are historic white mountain art .

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White Mountain Art Frank Henry Shapleigh Franconia Notch

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LaurenSansaricq_mount washington

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LaurenSansaricq_mount choucorua

Historic map of the white mountain region

One of the over riding messages from our show (as illustrated in this historic map) was that the White Mountains are not just in New Hampshire they extend well  into Maine. 

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the contemporary artists, Lauren Sansaricq and Erik Koeppel

Thank you for reading!