HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- Amanda Burnham will be featured in a solo exhibition at the Birke Art Gallery at Marshall University. The show runs through Oct. 11.
The exhibit will feature large-scale wall drawings. Burnham earned a BFA in painting and printmaking from Harvard University and an MFA in visual and environmental studies from Yale University. She has exhibited her work in venues nationally and internationally.
Admission to the gallery is free and open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 6 to 8 p.m. Mondays.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- The Renaissance Art Gallery will host the 13th annual National Miniature Exhibition in November. The show is open to all artists 18 and older.
The show prospectus is available at the gallery or for download at www.orgsites.com/wv/renaissance. The miniatures show accepts all fine-art media, including encaustic, except photography.
The gallery is planning workshops in September for anyone interested in working small or working with encaustics. Sept. 7 will be a day for working small with demonstrations for Art Trading Cards. For more information, contact Sue Tschantz at 304-552-2006. The gallery is planning an encaustic workshop for Sept. 29. For more information, contact Fern Christian at 304-453-3187.
Renaissance Art Gallery is at 900 Eighth St., Suite 20, Huntington.
'Streams of Light'
POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. -- The Gallery at 409 presents "Streams of Light," an exhibition by Sue Grim-Langert, through Sept. 30. The artist is known for her paintings of land and seascapes, vineyards, flower fields and floral still lifes, which are presented in classical impressionism using oil and acrylic media.
The Gallery at 409, located in the historic Lowe Hotel, 409 Main St., Point Pleasant, is dedicated to bringing fine art to the community and facilitating creativity in youth and adults. For additional information, email i...@gallery409.org or call 740-339-0520.
Docent open house
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- The Huntington Museum of Art invites anyone interested in volunteering to be a docent to an open house from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 3. Admission is free. Refreshments will be served.
A docent is someone who volunteers time to lead schoolchildren and museum visitors on guided tours. No prior experience or background in art is required. The museum states that if you like art of any kind, enjoy sharing your knowledge, and can spend 90 minutes a week getting free instruction about art, this could be the program for you. Docents work with HMOA's education department and receive training on HMOA exhibits on Monday mornings.
For more information, call Cindy Dearborn at 304-529-2701; or send an email to cdearb...@hmoa.org.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Preservationists, architects, engineers, consultants and real-estate professionals are invited to a two-day training workshop on how to combine historic preservation standards with environmentally friendly designs.
The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design training workshop, set for Sept. 9 and 10, at the West Virginia Culture Center, is sponsored by the West Virginia State Historic Preservation Office, in conjunction with the U.S. National Park Service.
The workshop will focus on general sustainability in the context of preservation and will include training and preparation for anyone interested in taking the LEED Green Associate exam. The workshop is free for representatives of certified local governments, $100 for other participants.
Attendance is limited; registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration deadline is Sept. 4. For more information, contact Pam Brooks, grants coordinator for the historic preservation office, at 304-558-0240, ext. 720, or email pam.a.bro...@wv.gov.
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