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The Ramsey Art Exhibit A Family Affair

June 9, 2017 thru July 30, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:55 PM
The Ramsey Art Exhibit A Family Affair

                                                                                                                The Ramsey Art Exhibit                                                                                                                  A Family Affair
June 9, 2017 -  July 30, 2017
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Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History

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Art on The Lawn

June 10, 2017
Time: 12:00 AM

"Art on the Lawn"
returns to
Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History

++++ calling all artists ++++

“Art on the Lawn” Returns, After a two-year hiatus, DMFAH will bring back a favorite event of Danville , “Art on the Lawn.” This year, 2017, the event will be even bigger and better. Plans are already in the works and will include artists’ displays, artists’ demonstrations by our own Swanson Studio artists, children’s activities, good music, good food catered by Midtown Market, and lots of fun for all.

Mark your calendars now for
June 10, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

This promises to be a fantastic event – you don’t want to miss it!
Call 434-793-5644 for more information and to register


East of Eden (1955)

June 16, 2017 thru June 16, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
East of Eden (1955)

"East of Eden (1955)"

The Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History is proud to present our next Classic Film on June 16, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.  

East of Eden is a 1955 film, directed by Elia Kazan, and loosely based on the second half of the 1952 novel of the same name by John Steinbeck. It is about a wayward young man who, while seeking his own identity, vies for the affection of his deeply religious father against his favored brother, thus retelling the story of Cain and Abel.

The film stars Julie Harris, James Dean (in his first major screen role), and Raymond Massey. It also features Burl Ives, Richard Davalos, and Jo Van Fleet, and was adapted by Paul Osborn.

Although set in early 20th century Monterey, California, much of the film was actually shot on location in Mendocino, California. Some scenes were filmed in the Salinas Valley.

Of the three films in which James Dean played the male lead, this is the only one to have been released during his lifetime and the only one Dean personally viewed in its entirety.

The film, along with Rebel Without a Cause and Giant, has been named by the American Film Institute as one of the best 400 American films of all time. In 2016, the film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".

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Painting Workshop with Sally Sutton

June 24, 2017 thru June 24, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Painting Workshop with Sally Sutton

 

Saturday June 24, 2017

10am to 4pm

Danville Museum of Fine Art & History Swanson Studio

 

 

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