On the heels of a record breaking hurricane season, the Oklahoma City Museum of Art presents Tempests and Romantic Visionaries: Images of Storms in European and American Art. This unique exhibition illustrates the sublime and sometimes destructive power of nature and will be on exhibit through August 13, 2006. With more than 70 paintings, drawings, and prints from the seventeenth through the twentieth century, Tempests and Romantic Visionaries emphasizes the artists’ dramatic portrayals of storms and their allegorical meaning.
Tempests and Romantic Visionaries examines the way artists have portrayed turbulent and calm weather
An audio tour and a catalogue accompany the exhibition. Lending museums include The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum of Art, The Cleveland Museum of Art, the Joslyn Art Museum, the Georgia Museum of Art, the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, the National Maritime Museum, London, and the Tate Britian, London.
The Oklahoma City Museum of Art is one of the elite 5% of museums nationwide to achieve accreditation by the prestigious American Association of Museums. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Thursdays until 9:00 p.m., Sundays 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for seniors, students and children, and children under five are free. For more information, call (405) 236-3100 or visit online at www.okcmoa.com.
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