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Thursday, August 11, 2011

Local Ogling Opportunity

The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County
invites you to
an opening reception
for the exhibition of artwork from the R. J, Reynolds Tobacco Company collection
Thursday, August 11th
5-7 PM
Womble Carlyle Gallery, Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts
251 North Spruce Street
This event is FREE and open to the public

The Arts Council, which is the beneficiary of some 3,000 pieces of artwork from the corporate collection of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, will put selected pieces on display in the Womble Carlyle Gallery of the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts beginning Thursday, August 11. An online auction for the artwork will begin that day. Bids may be placed by going to www.winstonsalemartauction.com


Many of the works are by local and North Carolina artists, including Claude Howell, Maud Gatewood, Elsie Popkin, Edd Presnell and Catherine Ryan. They include oils, watercolors, prints, sculpture, pottery, ceramics and textiles. 

The bulk of the collection will be sold at a public sale February 10-12, 2012.


The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County
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