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Allegany Arts Council to Hold Public Opening for Two Exhibitions
CUMBERLAND—The Allegany Arts Council is pleased to announce the Public Opening for two exhibits featuring local artists—Conversations in Color: The Artistry of Sibyl MacKenzie, Elizabeth Blaisdell, and Michael Kenneth O'Brien in the Saville Gallery, and the Allegany Area Art Alliance Membership Exhibition taking place in the Schwab Gallery. The Public Opening is scheduled for Saturday, October 9, 2021, from 6:00PM-8:00PM and the event is free and open to the public.
Conversations in Color will feature paintings by Sibyl Mackenzie and Elizabeth Blaisdell, and glass sculptures by Michael Kenneth O’Brien. All proceeds from the works of these three artists will be donated to a charitable organization, Protect Afghan Women.
The Allegany Area Art Alliance, or 4 A's, as they are known, is an artist membership organization comprised of local Western Maryland artists practicing a variety of mediums. Members included in this exhibition are Jill Baldinger, Janice Beall, Nancy Biggs, Roy Brown, Jim Cumiskey, Judy Davis, Dustin Davis, Hilmar Gottesthal, Edwin Havens, Lita Havens, Angela Hedderick, Penny Knobel-Besa, Lenore Lancaster, Joy C. Sanders, Linda Stewart, and Zoey Yi.
As a reminder, due to the ongoing nature of COVID-19, food and beverage is currently unavailable at Arts Council programs and events, and masks are required within the building.