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Saturday, November 19, 2011

Dual exhibits feature largest & smallest artwork ever shown at Strathmore; more than 700 pieces on view

Strathmore Fine Art Presents
From Forge to Form: Modern Ironwork&
The 78th Annual International Exhibition of Fine Art in Miniature 

Exhibitions Explore Art Large and Small with 700 works in the Mansion
November 19, 2011 through December 30, 2011

Simultaneous exhibitions in the Mansion at Strathmore represent the largest three dimensional installation pieces ever shown at the arts center in From Forge to Form: Modern Ironwork, alongside some of the smallest, in the legacy exhibition, The 78th Annual International Exhibition of Fine Art in Miniature.  From Forge to Form will illustrate the evolution of blacksmithing from a utilitarian trade to a growing artistic medium, featuring 32 pieces of ironwork, totaling 3,500 pounds, by Virginia-based artists Frederic Crist and Nol Putnam. The juried Fine Art in Miniature exhibition features 667 meticulously painted, sculpted, carved and crafted micro-works from 252 artists. Works in the exhibitions are available for purchase. 

Children’s Talk & Tour
Saturday, December 10, 2011
10:15 a.m.
Free, reservation required
RSVP to (301) 581-5109

Art Talk & Tour
Saturday, December 10, 2011
1 p.m.
Free, no reservation required
Adults only

Mansion at Strathmore
10701 Rockville Pike
North Bethesda, MD 20852

For additional information or to purchase tickets visit www.strathmore.org or call (301) 581-5100.

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