‘Collection Wisdom: Trustees Select II’


The Huntington Museum of Art will be featuring selected artworks from its permanent collection starting Saturday. The event is called “Collection Wisdom: Trustees Select II.”

The HMA permanent collection holds over 15,000 works of art. The HMA Board of Trustees selected which works would be shown in the collection.

Board member Linda Holmes selected the painting “On the Porch” by Irving Ramsay Wiles.  Sarah Denham selected “The Widow” by Charles Hawthorne. Teresa L. Deppner Hardin selected “Nature Morte” by Bartolommeo Bettera for the exhibit.

The paintings in the exhibit are “presented with appreciation by the Huntington Museum of Art staff.”

The exhibit is following other exhibits: “Presents Collection: Emeritus & Honorary Trustees Select,” and “Collection Wisdom: Staff Selects and Collection Wisdom: Trustees Select I.”

The exhibit will be showcased from Saturday to Feb. 21, 2016.

The West Virginia Division of Culture and History and the National Endowment for the Arts financially assist the program, with approval from the West Virginia Commission on the Arts.

The Huntington Museum of Art is open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday and is closed Monday.

Taylor Poling can be contacted by [email protected].