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Mar
22
Wed
12th Illustrator Show – the Art of John Potter and Artist in Residence @ the Brinton Museum
Mar 22 all-day
12th Illustrator Show - the Art of John Potter and Artist in Residence @ the Brinton Museum | Sheridan | Wyoming | United States

The Brinton Museum presents its 12th Illustrator Show – The Art of John Potter, featuring works by award-winning artist and illustrator John Potter of Red Lodge, Montana. The Illustrator Show opens on March 15th in the Jacomien Mars Reception Gallery and includes more than forty of Potter’s original drawings and pencil sketches from a series of children’s storybooks by author Lynn Estes Friess of Jackson, Wyoming. Lynn’s enchanting children’s books about Carl, an inquisitive chipmunk, and Carl’s delightfully precocious animal friends are published by Mariposa Ranch Press, an independent children’s book publisher located near Cody. Artwork from the Carl series is generously on loan from the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson, courtesy of Lynn and Foster Friess. Additional works in the exhibit include a selection of Potter’s colorful, original drawings from the delightful children’s book, Pony Bob’s Daring Ride: A Pony Express Adventure, a story about a rider of the famous Pony Express, with text by Joe Bensen, published by Falcon Press Publishing Co. A reception to meet the artist takes place on Sunday, March 19th, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.  The Illustrator Show is available to visitors through April 30th.

The Brinton’s annual Illustrator Show offers students the terrific opportunity to learn about the art of illustration, drawing and sketching and how a children’s book is created and published. The Illustrator Shows have been successful in reaching an audience of thousands of elementary and middle-school students from throughout Sheridan and Johnson Counties. John Potter will be in residence at The Brinton Museum from March 20 through March 24 to meet and talk with school children. Museum Docents are available to conduct school tours through the end of April. To schedule a tour, contact Curator of Exhibitions Barbara McNab at bmcnab@thebrintonmuseum.org or call 307-672-3173.

John Potter is a member of the prestigious Northwest Rendezvous Group of Artists and a recipient of the 2010 Legacy Award from the Montana Historical Society. He is also the recipient of the Robert Kuhn Award given by the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson (WY).  Author Lynn Estes Friess’s whimsical Carl series of storybooks received the Mom’s Choice Award Honoring Excellence.

Gollings & Kleiber: In the classroom @ The Brinton Museum
Mar 22 all-day
Gollings & Kleiber: In the classroom @ The Brinton Museum | Sheridan | Wyoming | United States

The Brinton Museum presents Gollings & Kleiber: In the Classroom, featuring outstanding paintings and fine intaglios by two of Wyoming’s celebrated artists who lived and worked in Sheridan County. This show opens in the S. K. Johnston, Jr. Family Gallery on March 15 and includes artwork from The Brinton’s Museum’s Bradford Brinton Memorial Collection and the John and Virginia Patton Collection of Hans Kleiber prints and watercolors. Paintings by Elling William “Bill” Gollings from The Brinton Museum’s permanent collection of art as well as six paintings on loan by Whitney Benefits, Inc. are included in the exhibit. Gollings & Kleiber: In the Classroom is available to visitors through April 30th.

Known as a cowboy artist, Elling William “Bill” Gollings was born in 1878 in Pierce City, Idaho and was educated in Chicago. As a young man, he worked as a wrangler on his brother De Witt’s ranch in Rosebud, Montana. Fascinated by the works of the American artist, Frederic Remington, Gollings pursued a career in art becoming an accomplished painter. His work reflects a deep admiration for the hard-working cowboy and a love of ranch life. The beauty of the land, the open range, wildlife, cowboys, ranches and the American Indian peoples are all subjects that he painted. His art studio once stood near the site of what is today the Henry A. Coffeen Elementary School in Sheridan.

The artist Hans Kleiber was born in 1887 in Germany to Austrian parents. He missed the beautiful mountains in Jaegerndorf, Silesia, when the family moved to Massachusetts, he was then 13 years old. Following his dream to pursue a career in forestry, Kleiber moved West in 1906 and was employed by the U.S. Forest Service for work in a Wyoming lumber camp in Woodrock, located at the head of the Tongue River in Bighorn Mountain Country. It was the mountains and the forests that would offer endless sources of inspiration for his hundreds of intaglios and beautiful watercolors. Amazingly, Kleiber was self-taught as a printmaker but achieved national and international acclaim for his work receiving the prestigious Society of California Silver Medal Award for his intaglio, Leaving The High Country, that depicts a family of elk leaving the snow-covered mountains in winter. His work was featured in a one-man show at the Smithsonian Institution, United States National Museum in November 1943 to January 1944. Kleiber’s studio in Dayton exists today and is open to the public. Both Gollings and Kleiber were friends of Bradford Brinton who was a patron of their art.

Mar
23
Thu
12th Illustrator Show – the Art of John Potter and Artist in Residence @ the Brinton Museum
Mar 23 all-day
12th Illustrator Show - the Art of John Potter and Artist in Residence @ the Brinton Museum | Sheridan | Wyoming | United States

The Brinton Museum presents its 12th Illustrator Show – The Art of John Potter, featuring works by award-winning artist and illustrator John Potter of Red Lodge, Montana. The Illustrator Show opens on March 15th in the Jacomien Mars Reception Gallery and includes more than forty of Potter’s original drawings and pencil sketches from a series of children’s storybooks by author Lynn Estes Friess of Jackson, Wyoming. Lynn’s enchanting children’s books about Carl, an inquisitive chipmunk, and Carl’s delightfully precocious animal friends are published by Mariposa Ranch Press, an independent children’s book publisher located near Cody. Artwork from the Carl series is generously on loan from the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson, courtesy of Lynn and Foster Friess. Additional works in the exhibit include a selection of Potter’s colorful, original drawings from the delightful children’s book, Pony Bob’s Daring Ride: A Pony Express Adventure, a story about a rider of the famous Pony Express, with text by Joe Bensen, published by Falcon Press Publishing Co. A reception to meet the artist takes place on Sunday, March 19th, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.  The Illustrator Show is available to visitors through April 30th.

The Brinton’s annual Illustrator Show offers students the terrific opportunity to learn about the art of illustration, drawing and sketching and how a children’s book is created and published. The Illustrator Shows have been successful in reaching an audience of thousands of elementary and middle-school students from throughout Sheridan and Johnson Counties. John Potter will be in residence at The Brinton Museum from March 20 through March 24 to meet and talk with school children. Museum Docents are available to conduct school tours through the end of April. To schedule a tour, contact Curator of Exhibitions Barbara McNab at bmcnab@thebrintonmuseum.org or call 307-672-3173.

John Potter is a member of the prestigious Northwest Rendezvous Group of Artists and a recipient of the 2010 Legacy Award from the Montana Historical Society. He is also the recipient of the Robert Kuhn Award given by the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson (WY).  Author Lynn Estes Friess’s whimsical Carl series of storybooks received the Mom’s Choice Award Honoring Excellence.

Gollings & Kleiber: In the classroom @ The Brinton Museum
Mar 23 all-day
Gollings & Kleiber: In the classroom @ The Brinton Museum | Sheridan | Wyoming | United States

The Brinton Museum presents Gollings & Kleiber: In the Classroom, featuring outstanding paintings and fine intaglios by two of Wyoming’s celebrated artists who lived and worked in Sheridan County. This show opens in the S. K. Johnston, Jr. Family Gallery on March 15 and includes artwork from The Brinton’s Museum’s Bradford Brinton Memorial Collection and the John and Virginia Patton Collection of Hans Kleiber prints and watercolors. Paintings by Elling William “Bill” Gollings from The Brinton Museum’s permanent collection of art as well as six paintings on loan by Whitney Benefits, Inc. are included in the exhibit. Gollings & Kleiber: In the Classroom is available to visitors through April 30th.

Known as a cowboy artist, Elling William “Bill” Gollings was born in 1878 in Pierce City, Idaho and was educated in Chicago. As a young man, he worked as a wrangler on his brother De Witt’s ranch in Rosebud, Montana. Fascinated by the works of the American artist, Frederic Remington, Gollings pursued a career in art becoming an accomplished painter. His work reflects a deep admiration for the hard-working cowboy and a love of ranch life. The beauty of the land, the open range, wildlife, cowboys, ranches and the American Indian peoples are all subjects that he painted. His art studio once stood near the site of what is today the Henry A. Coffeen Elementary School in Sheridan.

The artist Hans Kleiber was born in 1887 in Germany to Austrian parents. He missed the beautiful mountains in Jaegerndorf, Silesia, when the family moved to Massachusetts, he was then 13 years old. Following his dream to pursue a career in forestry, Kleiber moved West in 1906 and was employed by the U.S. Forest Service for work in a Wyoming lumber camp in Woodrock, located at the head of the Tongue River in Bighorn Mountain Country. It was the mountains and the forests that would offer endless sources of inspiration for his hundreds of intaglios and beautiful watercolors. Amazingly, Kleiber was self-taught as a printmaker but achieved national and international acclaim for his work receiving the prestigious Society of California Silver Medal Award for his intaglio, Leaving The High Country, that depicts a family of elk leaving the snow-covered mountains in winter. His work was featured in a one-man show at the Smithsonian Institution, United States National Museum in November 1943 to January 1944. Kleiber’s studio in Dayton exists today and is open to the public. Both Gollings and Kleiber were friends of Bradford Brinton who was a patron of their art.

They Were Good Americans with Richard Maturi @ Albany County Library
Mar 23 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
They Were Good Americans with Richard Maturi @ Albany County Library  | Laramie | Wyoming | United States

Join Richard Maturi for “They Were Good Americans”, the true to life story of the Kipling’s Error B-17 crew during World War II.  Based on the World War II exploits of Captain Lloyd Brooks Mitchell, B-17 navigator and father of Dr. Brooks Mitchell, professor emeritus at the University of Wyoming Business School. Ride along with the crew of Kipling’s Error, the first B-17 crew to complete 25 successful combat missions and return to the states to train other airmen. The Kipling’s Error crew diaries form the basis of the program and provide insight into the sacrifices made by those who serve.

Mar
24
Fri
12th Illustrator Show – the Art of John Potter and Artist in Residence @ the Brinton Museum
Mar 24 all-day
12th Illustrator Show - the Art of John Potter and Artist in Residence @ the Brinton Museum | Sheridan | Wyoming | United States

The Brinton Museum presents its 12th Illustrator Show – The Art of John Potter, featuring works by award-winning artist and illustrator John Potter of Red Lodge, Montana. The Illustrator Show opens on March 15th in the Jacomien Mars Reception Gallery and includes more than forty of Potter’s original drawings and pencil sketches from a series of children’s storybooks by author Lynn Estes Friess of Jackson, Wyoming. Lynn’s enchanting children’s books about Carl, an inquisitive chipmunk, and Carl’s delightfully precocious animal friends are published by Mariposa Ranch Press, an independent children’s book publisher located near Cody. Artwork from the Carl series is generously on loan from the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson, courtesy of Lynn and Foster Friess. Additional works in the exhibit include a selection of Potter’s colorful, original drawings from the delightful children’s book, Pony Bob’s Daring Ride: A Pony Express Adventure, a story about a rider of the famous Pony Express, with text by Joe Bensen, published by Falcon Press Publishing Co. A reception to meet the artist takes place on Sunday, March 19th, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.  The Illustrator Show is available to visitors through April 30th.

The Brinton’s annual Illustrator Show offers students the terrific opportunity to learn about the art of illustration, drawing and sketching and how a children’s book is created and published. The Illustrator Shows have been successful in reaching an audience of thousands of elementary and middle-school students from throughout Sheridan and Johnson Counties. John Potter will be in residence at The Brinton Museum from March 20 through March 24 to meet and talk with school children. Museum Docents are available to conduct school tours through the end of April. To schedule a tour, contact Curator of Exhibitions Barbara McNab at bmcnab@thebrintonmuseum.org or call 307-672-3173.

John Potter is a member of the prestigious Northwest Rendezvous Group of Artists and a recipient of the 2010 Legacy Award from the Montana Historical Society. He is also the recipient of the Robert Kuhn Award given by the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson (WY).  Author Lynn Estes Friess’s whimsical Carl series of storybooks received the Mom’s Choice Award Honoring Excellence.

Gollings & Kleiber: In the classroom @ The Brinton Museum
Mar 24 all-day
Gollings & Kleiber: In the classroom @ The Brinton Museum | Sheridan | Wyoming | United States

The Brinton Museum presents Gollings & Kleiber: In the Classroom, featuring outstanding paintings and fine intaglios by two of Wyoming’s celebrated artists who lived and worked in Sheridan County. This show opens in the S. K. Johnston, Jr. Family Gallery on March 15 and includes artwork from The Brinton’s Museum’s Bradford Brinton Memorial Collection and the John and Virginia Patton Collection of Hans Kleiber prints and watercolors. Paintings by Elling William “Bill” Gollings from The Brinton Museum’s permanent collection of art as well as six paintings on loan by Whitney Benefits, Inc. are included in the exhibit. Gollings & Kleiber: In the Classroom is available to visitors through April 30th.

Known as a cowboy artist, Elling William “Bill” Gollings was born in 1878 in Pierce City, Idaho and was educated in Chicago. As a young man, he worked as a wrangler on his brother De Witt’s ranch in Rosebud, Montana. Fascinated by the works of the American artist, Frederic Remington, Gollings pursued a career in art becoming an accomplished painter. His work reflects a deep admiration for the hard-working cowboy and a love of ranch life. The beauty of the land, the open range, wildlife, cowboys, ranches and the American Indian peoples are all subjects that he painted. His art studio once stood near the site of what is today the Henry A. Coffeen Elementary School in Sheridan.

The artist Hans Kleiber was born in 1887 in Germany to Austrian parents. He missed the beautiful mountains in Jaegerndorf, Silesia, when the family moved to Massachusetts, he was then 13 years old. Following his dream to pursue a career in forestry, Kleiber moved West in 1906 and was employed by the U.S. Forest Service for work in a Wyoming lumber camp in Woodrock, located at the head of the Tongue River in Bighorn Mountain Country. It was the mountains and the forests that would offer endless sources of inspiration for his hundreds of intaglios and beautiful watercolors. Amazingly, Kleiber was self-taught as a printmaker but achieved national and international acclaim for his work receiving the prestigious Society of California Silver Medal Award for his intaglio, Leaving The High Country, that depicts a family of elk leaving the snow-covered mountains in winter. His work was featured in a one-man show at the Smithsonian Institution, United States National Museum in November 1943 to January 1944. Kleiber’s studio in Dayton exists today and is open to the public. Both Gollings and Kleiber were friends of Bradford Brinton who was a patron of their art.

Mar
25
Sat
12th Illustrator Show – the Art of John Potter and Artist in Residence @ the Brinton Museum
Mar 25 all-day
12th Illustrator Show - the Art of John Potter and Artist in Residence @ the Brinton Museum | Sheridan | Wyoming | United States

The Brinton Museum presents its 12th Illustrator Show – The Art of John Potter, featuring works by award-winning artist and illustrator John Potter of Red Lodge, Montana. The Illustrator Show opens on March 15th in the Jacomien Mars Reception Gallery and includes more than forty of Potter’s original drawings and pencil sketches from a series of children’s storybooks by author Lynn Estes Friess of Jackson, Wyoming. Lynn’s enchanting children’s books about Carl, an inquisitive chipmunk, and Carl’s delightfully precocious animal friends are published by Mariposa Ranch Press, an independent children’s book publisher located near Cody. Artwork from the Carl series is generously on loan from the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson, courtesy of Lynn and Foster Friess. Additional works in the exhibit include a selection of Potter’s colorful, original drawings from the delightful children’s book, Pony Bob’s Daring Ride: A Pony Express Adventure, a story about a rider of the famous Pony Express, with text by Joe Bensen, published by Falcon Press Publishing Co. A reception to meet the artist takes place on Sunday, March 19th, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.  The Illustrator Show is available to visitors through April 30th.

The Brinton’s annual Illustrator Show offers students the terrific opportunity to learn about the art of illustration, drawing and sketching and how a children’s book is created and published. The Illustrator Shows have been successful in reaching an audience of thousands of elementary and middle-school students from throughout Sheridan and Johnson Counties. John Potter will be in residence at The Brinton Museum from March 20 through March 24 to meet and talk with school children. Museum Docents are available to conduct school tours through the end of April. To schedule a tour, contact Curator of Exhibitions Barbara McNab at bmcnab@thebrintonmuseum.org or call 307-672-3173.

John Potter is a member of the prestigious Northwest Rendezvous Group of Artists and a recipient of the 2010 Legacy Award from the Montana Historical Society. He is also the recipient of the Robert Kuhn Award given by the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson (WY).  Author Lynn Estes Friess’s whimsical Carl series of storybooks received the Mom’s Choice Award Honoring Excellence.

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