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Cezanne and Van Gogh: Beyond Perception

Posted in: Image and Meaning

Impressionism was one of the most fruitful of artistic movements for what it inspired in the artists of succeeding generations.  It was fruitful, certainly, in the new ground it explored, […]

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Monson Arts Council Spring Art Show

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     The Monson Arts Council 30th Annual Juried Spring Art Exhibition and Sale will open at the House of Art, 200 Main Street in Monson and in Monson’s Memorial Hall at 198 […]

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Leonardo da Vinci

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I have spent the first five posts in this “favorite artist” series indulging myself on that marvelous period in European art: the late 19th century. Now it is time to […]

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Spring Art Exhibition and Sale

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The 30th annual juried art show sponsored by the Monson Arts Council is seeking submissions from artists. Full details are available on the art show pages. The show will once […]

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Art and Fashion to be Presented by MMOA

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The Monson Museum of Art, under the auspices of the Monson Arts Council, will be presenting a special fashion show, featuring authentic period fashions by Laura Asson. The tile of […]

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The Art of Alienation

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One phenomenon which seems to be unique to the modern period is what we can call “urban alienation”: not the isolation of a hermit far from society, but the alienation […]

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MMOA presents “Tea and Fashion”

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The Monson Museum of Art, under the auspices of the Monson Arts Council, will be presenting a special fashion show, featuring authentic period fashions by Laura Asson. The tile of […]

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An Art Fundraiser for Memorial Hall

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The Monson Arts Council is working with the Town of Monson to support and repair Memorial Hall — the iconic structure that symbolizes the people and community and the lives […]

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Girl Scouts Carol Sing Expanded

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The Carol sing featuring the girl scouts on the steps of Memorial Hall, which has been a tradition for thanksgiving weekend for many years, was expanded last year to include […]

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Annual Holiday Craft Fair

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The 44th Annual Craft Fair will be presented by the Monson Arts Council on the weekend after Thanksgiving. The craft fair will be open to the public at no charge […]

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