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A Feast for the Eyes: watercolor exhibition at Wilbur D. May Museum


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Dozens of artists from the Sierra Watercolor Society have captured their impressions of the seasons for “Arte ala Carte: A Feast for the Eyes,” a new art exhibit and sale at the Wilbur D. May Museum that runs from November 5 through December 13.

From the changing leaves to blankets of snow to holiday decorations, the fall and winter seasons are a feast for the eyes and an inspiration for artists.“Arte ala Carte: A Feast for the Eyes” features more than 100 watercolor paintings that depict landscapes, still life, portraits and more.

This is a judged show and visitors are invited to vote for their favorite piece for the people’s choice award. The exhibit will also include a silent auction of original paintings to benefit the Art Angels free art program for children.

The “Arte ala Carte: A Feast for the Eyes” Art Show & Sale runs Wednesday, November 5 through Sunday, December 13 at the Wilbur D. May Museum, Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, 1595 N. Sierra Street, in Reno. Admission is free. For more information call 775-785-5961 or visit www.maycenter.com.

The public is also invited to a special reception with the artists on Saturday, December 6 from 10:00 am – 12:30 pm.

The Sierra Watercolor Society is a non-profit organization made up of artists from Northern Nevada and Eastern California. The group sponsors the Art Angels Program, which brings instructors and art supplies into elementary school classes free of charge. For more information visit www.sierrawatercolorsociety.com.

Located within Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, the Wilbur D. May Center is managed by the Washoe County Community Services Department and continues to receive generous support from the Wilbur May Foundation.

Miriam Hodgman
Miriam Hodgman
Miriam Hodgman is originally from San Francisco. She previously was the communications coordinator for the largest hunger-relief organization in Sonoma County, California. She has a bachelor’s degree in American history, with a minor in American Indian studies, from San Francisco State University, and has a master’s degree in public administration from Sonoma State University. She enjoys training a variety of martial arts.




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