Nov 1, 2017

Huntington Museum of Art to Present “Reach for the Sky” exhibit

Contact: (304) 529-2701

An exhibit of works from its permanent collection titled Reach for the Sky will go on view at the Huntington Museum of Art from Nov. 4, 2017, through Feb. 4, 2018.

This exhibit brings together a group of works from the HMA permanent collection that features the shifting appearances of Earth’s upper atmosphere and sometimes even the realms beyond Earth.

“This exhibit gives us the opportunity to showcase some striking works from our collection that have not been widely seen by our visitors,” said Chris Hatten, HMA’s Senior Curator.

From the masterful skies of Charles Harold Davis to the otherworldly views of famed science-fiction artist Chesley Bonestell, Reach for the Sky will feature not only paintings and prints but also decorative arts such as glass and furniture. A wide variety of eras and artistic styles will be included, such as 19th century paintings by Charles Daubigny and Eugene Boudin, work by 20th century masters such as Sonia Delaunay, Rockwell Kent and Ralph Blakelock, and contemporary painters such as Donald Sultan and Tula Telfair.

This exhibit is presented with support from The Isabelle Gwynn and Robert Daine Exhibition Endowment.

This program is presented with financial assistance from the West Virginia Division of Culture and History, and the National Endowment for the Arts, with approval from the West Virginia Commission on the Arts.

For more information on events at HMA, visit www.hmoa.org or call (304) 529-2701. HMA is fully accessible.

West Virginia residents may obtain a summary of the registration and financial documents from the Secretary of State, State Capitol, Charleston, WV 25305. Registration does not imply endorsement.