"Bacchanal before a Statue of Pan," (1631-33) by Nicolas Poussin
Nymphs and Shepherds Come Away:
Ten Women Artists Respond to Secular Themes from the Renaissance
January 9 to February 14, 2016
In anticipation of Poem 88's Annual Valentine's Salon, this exhibition is inspired by the Henry Purcell pastoral song, "Nymphs and Shepherd Come Away," c. 1692.
Poem 88 artists In Kyoung Chun, Judy Henson, Carol John, Julia Kjelgaard, Sharon Shapiro, Hannah Tarr, Lina Tharsing, Zuzka Vaclavik, Nancy VanDevender, and guest Faith McClure explore images and themes from the Renaissance including Greek mythology, love songs, paintings and architecture. Programs will include our Annual Valentine's Salon of poetry and music.