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“At heart, this fascinating memoir from Mewshaw is an honest, eminently readable look at the fraught but rewarding bond between two writers.”—Publishers Weekly The Hermitage Artist Retreat presents a reading with author Michael Mewshaw, who … Continue reading "Michael Mewshaw: “The Lost Prince” Reading"
Hermitage Artist Retreat
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Photography Exhibition by Photojournalist David Burnett This exhibition at The Ringling features new work by acclaimed photojournalist David Burnett, commissioned by his 2017 Greenfield Prize at the Hermitage Artist Retreat. For his latest project, Fourth … Continue reading "Fourth Quarter: Senior Athletes and their Indomitable Spirit"
The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art
Apr 13 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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Learn more about the Greenfield Prize recipients, their bodies of work, and trends in their fields of art, with Q & A. 3 p.m. – Helga Davis presents “My Life, My Work” Helga Davis is … Continue reading "Greenfield Prize Creative Conversations"
The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Chao Lecture Hall
Apr 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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Celebrating the prestigious Greenfield Prize, this dinner honors the jury-selected prize recipient and anchors a weekend of artist events. The $30,000 commission is awarded annually, and rotates among drama, music, and visual art. Helga Davis … Continue reading "Greenfield Prize Award Dinner"
Michael's On East ballroom
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The Hermitage’s Fridays @ 5 series continues with PoetryLife’s Favorite Poem Reading, Friday, April 19, 5 p.m., on the beach at the Hermitage. The event features poet Melissa Studdard, and community members taking center stage … Continue reading "Fridays @ 5: PoetryLife’s Favorite Poem Reading"
Hermitage Artist Retreat
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Music Reflects the Times – Piano Excerpts from Through the Ages with Justin Ellington, composer, sound design artist, musician Fridays @ 5 are free community programs but reservations are required. Reservations will open at a later … Continue reading "Fridays @ 5: Music Reflects the Times"
Hermitage Artist Retreat Palm House