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BAM CELEBRATES 10 YEARS OF ART & EDUCATION WITH GROUP SHOW

Artists Honored in Anniversary Exhibition


HOUSTON, TEXAS (December 15, 2010)—In celebration of its 10th anniversary, the Beeville Art Museum is hosting an exhibition of artists whose works it has highlighted in the past. Approximately thirty artists, including painters, watercolorists, printmakers, sculptors, photographers, and installation artists will each have a representative piece on view from January 15 through April 18, 2011.

The exhibition, entitled, Beeville Art Museum: Celebrating 10 Years of Art and Education, will feature works by the following artists: The Art Guys (Michael Galbreth and Jack Massing), Bobbye Bennett, Ellen Berman, Robert Blackmon, Brad Braune, Keith Carter, Danville Chadbourne, Ray Donley, Carol Fleming, Alberto Godoy, Scott Gordon, Barbel Helmert, George Krause, Lance Letscher, Lee Littlefield, Anstis Lundy, Bernard Mattox, Marlene Matalon, Herb Mears, Kermit Oliver, Rosane Volchan O’Conor, Elizabeth Payne, Charles Pebworth, Jaro Poncar, Angel Rodriguez-Diaz, Reginald Rowe, Richard Stout, Gary Taylor, Arthur Turner, Robert Weimerskirch, Bill Wittliff, and Geoff Winningham.

The opening for Beeville Art Museum: Celebrating 10 Years of Art and Education is scheduled for Saturday, January 15, 1 – 3:00 p.m., open to the public, free of charge.

Many of the artists will be present at the event.

The Beeville Art Museum is a teaching museum dedicated to the concept of art as a positive force in the development of creative skills and thought. The Joe Barnhart Foundation has created comprehensive educational programs at the Beeville Art Museum, including exhibitions of renowned artists and collections from museums, galleries and private collections from across the state, docent-conducted tours for students, lectures, and workshops. The Beeville Art Museum, located at 401 E. Fannin, is open to the public 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday. To contact the museum, please call 361.358.8615 or visit the website at www.BAMTexas.org.