The Conflict on Canvas: The Civil War Through the Eyes of the Artist will open at the Glenn H. Curtiss Museum Saturday, May 7.
The exhibit will include paintings by several prominent local artists and prints from well-known American military artists. This second phase of the museum’s Civil War Exhibit will run through Sept. 5.
A new painting by renowned military and aviation artist Ted Williams of Rushville will be unveiled for the opening. Works by Hammondsport muralist Brett Steeves and painter Charles Northrup will also be featured. The exhibit will also include paintings by Jay Pullman of Arkport, whose works were also featured in the museum’s 2009 and 2010 Civil War Exhibits. Prints by American military artists Don Troiani, Keith Rocco and Rick Reeves will also be displayed.
Both The Conflict on Canvas and phase one of the Civil War Exhibit, Heroes to the Hilt, run through Sept. 5. Admission is included in the regular museum admission of $7.50 for adults, $6 for seniors, $4.50 for students ages 7 to 18 and $20 for families. Children ages 6 and under are admitted free. The museum, which is located at 8419 State Rt. 54 in Hammondsport, is open Monday through Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm and every Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm.
The Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, which is located in the Finger Lakes Region of New York State, celebrates the life and accomplishments of Glenn Curtiss, who is remembered as the father of naval aviation and the founder of the American aircraft industry. The museum is home to a collection relating to early aviation, bicycle and motorcycle transportation and local history.
For more information: www.glennhcurtissmuseum.org