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Marie Snow Greene Watercolor Exhibit | Destin Area Chamber of Commerce Destin, FL

Marie Snow Greene Watercolor Exhibit
. Please Note --> This is a Past Event!! .

Date: 7/14/2008 TO 7/17/2008
Time: 9:00 AM TO 4:00 PM

Northwest Florida State College
Mattie Kelly Fine & Performing Arts Center
100 College Blvd.
Niceville, FL 32578


Phone:
(850) 837-6241


Event Description: A watercolor artist and local art teacher, the late Marie Snow Greene had a long relationship with Okaloosa-Walton College through its arts and cultural programs. The OWC District Board of Trustees recently approved naming the circular visual arts building at the college’s Niceville Campus in her honor as the Marie Snow Greene Visual Arts Building.

The public will be able to enjoy Greene’s art work when a collection of her watercolor paintings will be on display from June 22 to July 24 in the college’s Holzhauer Gallery located in the Mattie Kelly Arts Center complex. The exhibit is free and open to the public on Monday to Thursday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm and Sundays from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. At the close of the exhibit, a selection of more than 20 of Greene’s watercolors will be available for purchase through a live art auction on Friday, July 25 at 6:00 p.m. The auction will be conducted by professional art appraiser and auctioneer Bill Garrett of Fort Walton Beach and is open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

Also on display from June 22 to 24 in the college’s McIlroy Gallery will be selections from the OWC permanent art collection and recent acquisitions. Work from Emil Holzhauer and Salvador Dali, as well as masks from around the world from the Dr. Anne and Dr. Henning Harmuth Collection, which is housed at the OWC Art Galleries, will be on display.

The OWC Mattie Kelly Arts Center Galleries are located on the Niceville Campus of Okaloosa-Walton College at 100 College Boulevard in Niceville and are open Monday to Thursday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, contact the galleries at (850)729-6044 or go online at www.owc.edu/arts.

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