The Herald-Dispatch

HUNTINGTON — An exhibit titled The Richard C. von Hess Foundation Presents: 20th Century American Masters will be on view at the Huntington Museum of Art from Saturday, June 15, through Aug. 25.

In conjunction with this new exhibit, a steamroller print demonstration is scheduled for Friday, June 14, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the front of the museum and again Saturday, June 15, at 1 p.m. at the start of Saturday KidsArt in front of the art studios behind the museum. Saturday KidsArt, which takes place each week from 1 to 3 p.m., is sponsored by Cabell Huntington Hospital.

The public can attend the steamroller print demonstrations free of charge and HMA will be open extended hours on Friday, June 14, from 5 to 7 p.m. for those who want to get a free sneak peek at the exhibit. Southside Sliders and Abbey Shae Bakes food trucks are planned to be in attendance at HMA on Friday, June 14, beginning at 4:30 p.m. for visitors wishing to make purchases.

Also, this exhibit will be the focus of the July Tuesday Tour, which will feature a disc jockey playing disco music on July 23, 2019, at 7 p.m. at HMA. This is a Macy’s Free Tuesday event.

HMA would like to thank Teaching Artist Blake Stephens for designing the printing block and the Robert C. Byrd Institute for its assistance with this project. Also they express gratitude for the sponsorship of The Richard C. von Hess Foundation, the exhibition will be accompanied by a full-color catalog, which is available for purchase in the Museum Shop.

This program is presented with financial assistance from the West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History, and the National Endowment for the Arts, with approval from the West Virginia Commission on the Arts.

For more information, visit www.hmoa.org or call 304-529-2701.

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