White Mountains Art and History Explored Oct. 4 at PSU

September 27th, 2007 by Adam

The magnificent vistas of New Hampshire’s White Mountains have inspired countless artists seeking to capture the region’s rural beauty. Join Plymouth State University’s Center for Rural Partnerships and the Arts Alliance of Northern New Hampshire Thursday, Oct. 4 at 6 p.m., at PSU’s Heritage Commons for “Reflections of New Hampshire’s Rural Landscapes, A Tour of the Notches: White Mountains Art Landscapes and Nature”

Bob Cotrell, Executive Director of the Remick Country Doctor Museum and Farm in Tamworth, N.H. will present the program, featuring the history and nature behind the art, the geological formations that attracted the artists, waterfalls, flora and fauna, the tools and techniques they used in their paintings, drawings and prints, the history they captured in their work such as farm and village life, fences, bridges, and livestock.

An introduction to the presentation will be made by Catherine Amidon, director of the
Karl Drerup Art Gallery at Plymouth State University. The presentation begins at 6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 4 at Heritage Commons in Samuel Read Hall on the campus of Plymouth State University. The event is free and open to the public. For more information about this event, contact the Center for Rural Partnerships at Plymouth State University, 17 High Street, Plymouth, N.H. 03264 (603) 535-3275 or ruralinfo@plymouth.edu

For more information about this release, contact Bruce Lyndes, PSU Media Relations Mgr., (603) 535-2775 or blyndes@plymouth.edu.