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Yosemite National Park Opens Exhibit Featuring Early Landscape Paintings

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avatar Yosemite National Park Opens Exhibit Featuring Early Landscape Paintings
June 02, 2015 03:17PM

Charles D. Robinson, oil on canvas, 1185.
Yosemite Museum. (#79601)


"Yosemite Viewed: Landscape Paintings of the 19th and 20th Centuries” to Feature Extensive Museum Collection

Yosemite National Park announces an exhibit entitled Yosemite Viewed: Landscape Paintings of the 19th and 20th Centuries which opened to the public on Monday, June 1, 2015. The exhibit will run until Sunday, November 1, 2015.

The exhibit is located in the Yosemite Valley Museum (adjacent to the Yosemite Valley Visitor Center) and features paintings from Yosemite National Park’s extensive museum collection. Early artists Thomas Ayres, Albert Bierstadt and Thomas Moran are featured in the exhibit, as well as 20th century artists Chiura Obata and Gunnar Widforss. Contemporary pieces by Jane Culp, Gregory Kondos and Richard Richards are also included.

Historic hotel registers signed by renowned artists will be on display alongside the “Grand Register of Yo-Semite Valley,” that was used at the Cosmopolitan Bathhouse and Saloon, located in Yosemite Valley from 1873 to 1884. The register is available for the public to view through an interactive kiosk featuring entries from visitors to Yosemite Valley as early as 1873. The Cosmopolitan Register itself contains over 800 pages of entries and weighs over 80 pounds. It was donated to Yosemite National Park by the Yosemite Conservancy in 2007.

The exhibit will be open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. from Monday, June 1, 2015, through Wednesday, September 30, 2015. Between Thursday, October 1, and Sunday, November 1, the exhibit will be open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Re: Yosemite National Park Opens Exhibit Featuring Early Landscape Paintings
June 02, 2015 03:27PM
Looks like Mt Dana on the left from above Upper Gaylor Lake?



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 06/02/2015 03:29PM by ERICG.
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