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Parsons-Bruce Art Association Scholarship Application

    Parsons-Bruce Art Association announces that scholarship applications are now available in the Guidance Department at Halifax County High School and on-line for the 2017 scholarship award.

    The application is open to all Halifax County residents who are high school seniors attending Halifax County High School, or a private high school in the surrounding area.  Applicants must be planning a college major related to the arts in the fields of painting, photography, drama, music, dance or creative writing.
    
    The application is also open to Halifax County residents currently attending college pursuing a degree in the arts or a related field as listed above.

    The application deadline is May 1, 2017.  For more information visit the Guidance Department at Halifax County High School or visit www.parsonsbruceart.com.
    

Ansel Adams & Glory of Venice Exhibit at NC Museum of Art


Join the Parsons-Bruce Art Association on a bus trip to Raleigh March 16, 2017, to the North Carolina Museum of Arts for Ansel Adams Masterworks photography exhibit.  Over 40 photographs selected by Adams as a representation of his best works will be on display.  Included are majestic American landscapes, such as El Capitan and Half Dome in Yosemite National Park; the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco; Monument Valley in Arizona; the Snake River in Grand Teton National Park; and others.     

Also on display is Glory of Venice: Renaissance Paintings 1470-1520.  The exhibit illustrates a crucial period in the history of Venetian art and culture.  Regarded as one of the most exciting periods in Western art history, the exhibit features masterworks from Galleria dell’Accademia and paintings by Giovanni Bellini, Cima da Conegliano, Carpaccio, Titian, and others. 

The bus will leave from the parking lot at Main Street United Methodist Church, South Boston at 8:30 a.m. and return by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 16.  The trip costs $55 for Parsons-Bruce members and $60 for non-members. The registration fee includes transportation, tickets to both exhibits, docent tours of the exhibits, an exclusive lunch for the participants, and snacks on the return trip.  Please contact Martha Coates at 434-349-9812 or marthacoates@hotmail.com to reserve your seat on the bus.  Please send payment to PBAA, PO Box 234, South Boston, VA 24592. The deadline for registration and payment is February 16th. 


    

Parsons-Bruce Art Association is sponsoring a bus trip March 16th to the North Carolina Museum of Art for the exhibit of Ansel Adams Masterworks.  The exhibit includes over 40 of Adams’ iconic images of majestic American landscapes.  The trip also includes the exhibit Glory of Venice.  Registration deadline is February 16th.


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Daniel Ivey,
Jan 24, 2017, 5:46 AM
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