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Spring is in the Air… and on the Canvas

By ThisIsReno


Sierra Watercolor Society Spring 2017The Sierra Watercolor Society returns to the Wilbur D. May Museum with a new exhibition of original watercolor paintings. Local and regional artists were asked to paint their botanical impressions of spring – including plants, flowers, and nature. The result is the “Honoring Mother Nature” exhibition, featuring dozens of paintings that evoke the allure and beauty of spring. All paintings in the exhibition are available for purchase. Visitors are also invited to vote for their favorite painting to win the coveted “People’s Choice Award.”

 What: “Honoring Mother Nature” Art Exhibition & Sale
When: May 3 – June 4, 2017
Where: Wilbur D. May Museum, Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, 1595 N. Sierra Street, Reno
Cost: Free
Contact: (775) 785-5961 or www.maycenter.com

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.


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