Unis: The Origin of the Unicorn
Presented by Timothy Westbrook Studio
August 1 - September 28, 2014
Sunday, September 28, 2014
6:30 to 10:00 p.m. / Cash Bar
$10 / $5 Museum Members
Timothy Westbrook will speak about the production and imagination behind the origin of this exhibit followed by Q&A. Remarks will begin at 7:30 p.m. and also feature members of the exhibition team, that are central to the fictional narrative of the exhibition. Learn more about their research into the origins of the Unicorn throughout the night as you mingle with them and artists featured in “ARK”, the contemporary art show inspired by the Unicorn. This is the final day of the exhibition, your last chance to experience Timothy Westbrook’s imaginative and personal journey as told through his multimedia experience throughout the Charles Allis Mansion.
About the Exhibition
Timothy Westbrook Studio creates a fictional narrative of an expedition funded by Charles Allis to discover the origin of the unicorn. Using natural history, costume, sculpture, personal ephemera and an expedition team, Westbrook along with nationally recognized artists create original work that takes us on a mythical journey throughout the Charles Allis Art Museum, with treasures around every corner. Join us on this expedition and discover the origins of one of the most beloved mythical creatures.
Seeing the Light
Wisconsin Plein Air Painting
October 17 - January 11, 2015
Friday, October 17
6:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Members Only Preview 5:30 to 6:00 p.m.
Seeing the Light explores Plein Air painting through the works of nine prominent Wisconsin artists. Each artist demonstrates their ability to play with light in their own unique way while painting outdoors. Focusing on architecture, street scenes or landscapes, these nine artists celebrate the beauty found in Wisconsin. Join us for a contemporary look at Wisconsin Plein Air painting, by our very own. Seeing the Light features the work of Lori Beringer, Matt Holt, Shelby Keefe, Tom Kubala, Darron Lillian, Kyle Martin, Mary Ulm Mayhew, Tim Nachreiner, and Bonnie Paruch.