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Rye Arts Center Kicks Off Season Of 'Eye On Art' Tours

Margot Clark-Junkins. The Rye Arts Center kicks off another season of Eye On Art: a series of tours and lectures.
Margot Clark-Junkins. The Rye Arts Center kicks off another season of Eye On Art: a series of tours and lectures. Photo Credit: The Rye Arts Center Press

RYE, N.Y. -- The Rye Arts Center kicks off another season of Eye On Art: a series of tours and lectures.

Eye On Art allows local art lovers to explore the region’s cultural treasures and learn about topics in the art world from professionals in the field.

Some special opportunities offered this season include Lynda Benglis’s bio-morphic sculptures at Storm King Art Center, a rarely viewed, world-class collection of modern paintings stored in an underground bunker at The Philip Johnson Glass House.

Participants will watch the play of natural light as it interacts with an assemblage of colored lights and delicate scrims in an installation by Robert Irwin.

Margot Clark-Junkins will present a lecture on Public Art, and Dr. Rail Harrison Roman will reveal the extensive relationship between mathematics and art.

Eye On Art Schedule:

  • Tour: Storm King Art Center, Thursday, Sept. 17, 10 a.m., $35. Lecture: "Our Love Affair with Public Art with Margot Clark-Junkins." Wednesday, Sept. 23, 10 a.m., $10 .
  • Tour: Philip Johnson Glass House, Thursday, Oct. 8, 10 a.m., $50 Lecture: "Everything Your Math Teacher Never Taught You: Mathematics and Art with Gail Harrison Roman, Ph.D." Wednesday, Nov. 4, 10 a.m., $10.
  • Tour "Chelsea Galleries," Thursday, Nov. 5, 10 a.m. $35.
  • Tour: Dia:Beacon, Thursday, Dec. 3, 11 a.m., $35.

Tickets for tours must be purchased in advance. Visit www.ryeartscenter.org or call (914) 967-4495 for more information or to get tickets.

The Rye Arts Center is at 51 Milton Road.

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