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POLARIS: NORTHERN EXPLORATIONS IN CONTEMPORARY ART       1/14/17-4/23/17

James Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street , DOYLESTOWN , PA
Time: Tuesday-Friday 10 AM-4:30 PM Saturday 10 AM-5 PM & Sunday 12 PM-5 PM
Sponsored by: James A. Michener Art Museum
Contact: 215-340-9800    WEBSITE    EMAIL

The rare experiences of the distant north have captivated artists and photographers since the first wave of 19th century Arctic explorations. The landscapes of Iceland, Greenland, and the Arctic continue to be significant subjects for contemporary artists interested in the North's contrasting conditions and endangered beauty. Through a series of significant artist residencies and personal travels, a critical number of regional ...READ MORE artists have investigated our Polar regions, with many reflecting on the motivations for human exploration at the ends of the habitable landscape. Polaris brings together a selection of works on paper, photographs, and video pieces surveying regional artists who have used the Polar regions as a generative subject for their work. The unique discoveries of these diverse artists are united by their backdrop, a seductive but fragile landscape filled with tremendous geologic histories and unusual human stories. Admission: Members free, Non-Members: Adult: $18.00, Senior: $17.00, College Student with Valid ID: $16.00, Youth age 6-18: $8.00 & Children under 6: Free James A. Michener Art Museum 138 S. Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 Members free, Non-Members: Adult: $18.00, Senior: $17.00, College Student with Valid ID: $16.00, Youth age 6-18: $8.00 & Children under 6: Free SHOW LESS


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