‘Wild Impressions,’ featuring Wanda Mumm, opens April 27

Print Article

  • WANDA MUMM, working in her studio. (Photo courtesy of Hockaday Museum of Art)

  • 1

    WANDA MUMM’S oil painting, “Twilight Descends.” (Photo courtesy of Hockaday Museum of Art)

  • WANDA MUMM, working in her studio. (Photo courtesy of Hockaday Museum of Art)

  • 1

    WANDA MUMM’S oil painting, “Twilight Descends.” (Photo courtesy of Hockaday Museum of Art)

The Hockaday Museum of Art will host “Wild Impressions,” a new exhibition featuring painter Wanda Mumm’s pieces created during her participation in the 2016 Artist Wilderness Connection Program.

The show will kick off with an opening reception April 27 from 5 to 7 p.m. and will remain on exhibit through June 24, with an opening reception. Admission to the opening reception is free for members at $10 for nonmembers.

Mumm is a longtime Eureka artist who works in oil and pastel and enjoys capturing Montana’s beauty in landscapes painted en plein air. Mumm concentrates on light, painting scenes from early morning to late afternoon, as well as nocturne scenes. The exhibit explores her artistic and creative process through paintings, sketchbooks and journals that capture her experience in the wilderness.

Mumm spent 10 days in the Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex as part of her involvement with the Artist Wilderness Connection program offered by the Flathead National Forest, Hockaday Museum of Art, Swan Ecosystem Center and the Bob Marshall Wilderness Foundation. Participating artists benefit from having a remote setting to focus on their art, and the community benefits from the presentations the artists offer from their experience. More information on the Wilderness Connection program is available at hockadaymuseum.org.

Mumm will offer a workshop for artists ages 15 and up at the Hockaday, May 5-6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. She will help attendees analyze their work and improve their technique. The cost of the two-session workshop is $67.70 for museum members and $75 for non-members.

The Hockaday Museum of Art is located in the cultural district of downtown Kalispell at 302 Second Ave E. It is housed in a 1904 Carnegie Library building that appears on the National Register of Historic Places. The Museum is a private nonprofit organization, open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. The mission of the Hockaday is to enrich the cultural life of our community and region, and preserve the artistic legacy of Montana and Glacier National Park. For more information, visit www.HockadayMuseum.org or call 406-755-5268.

Print Article

Read More

SOFTBALL: Libby, Polson advance at state tournaments

May 26, 2017 at 6:00 am | Daily Inter Lake The Daily Inter Lake FRENCHTOWN — Libby came up short against Florence, losing 5-2 in the semifinals of the Class B-C state softball tournament on Friday. Both teams had five hits. Libby led 3...

Comments

Read More

STATE TRACK ROUNDUP: Glacier’s Hill, Krueger win at record-setting Class AA meet

May 26, 2017 at 6:00 am | Daily Inter Lake BUTTE — The Glacier girls got off to a good start on a record-setting first day at the Class AA state track and field meet on Friday at Charlie Merrifield Track. Wolfpack junior Annie Hill won the...

Comments

Read More

STATE A TENNIS: Polson’s Carlyle 2nd in singles

May 26, 2017 at 6:00 am | Daily Inter Lake Polson’s Cassie Carlyle showed plenty of grit, courage and competitiveness in Friday’s girls singles championship match with Ceeara Staiger of Glendive at the Class A state tennis tournament. Still,...

Comments

Read More

‘Hamburglar’ posse strikes Evergreen drive-thru

May 26, 2017 at 7:33 pm | Daily Inter Lake A group of belligerent people reportedly stole a woman’s food in the drive-thru of a fast food restaurant in Evergreen, according to a Flathead Sheriff’s report. The people were allegedly calling the...

Comments

Read More

Contact Us

News: (406) 837-5131
Advertising: 406-758-4410
Bigfork Eagle
c/o Daily Inter Lake
PO Box 7610
Kalispell, MT 59904

©2017 Bigfork Eagle Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X
X