Local Artists to be Featured in Juried Exhibition

The Menino Arts Center proudly announces its Juried Exhibition “Abstracts, a Departure from Reality: Slight, Partial, or Complete.” The exhibition will run through May 5, with a reception on Sunday, March 24, from 2 – 4 p.m.  The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public at the Menino Arts Center, 26 Central Avenue, second floor, Hyde Park, MA 02136.  Normal gallery hours are Wednesdays from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Thursdays from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Fridays from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; during scheduled workshops and events; and by appointment.

The exhibition was juried by Judith Brassard Brown, Professor in the Painting and Foundations Departments, Monstserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA.  It will feature 41 pieces from these 22 artists including the following from Jamaica Plain:

Myrna Balk

Sharon Berke

Gail Bos

Dawn Colsia

Elizabeth Slayton

Ginny Zanger

The Menino Arts Center is home of the Hyde Park Art Association.  The mission of the Hyde Park Art Association is to support local artists, make cultural opportunities accessible to families, students, and seniors who may not otherwise have the means to participate; enrich community life, serve as a unifying force in the neighborhood; and help create a more vibrant commercial district. The Menino Arts Center serves the neighborhood of Hyde Park, greater Boston and its suburban counterparts. With over 4,000 square feet of space, the MAC is home to the Paul Nolan Studio, seven affordable artist work studios, three galleries, a library and resource center, an auditorium and our organization’s home offices. The center hosts workshops, concerts, readings, exhibitions, and other events in the service of promoting the arts in the Hyde Park community. More info on the MAC and the HPAA at http://www.hpaa-mac.org

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