BENEFITING: JAMES A MICHENER ART MUSEUM
The Michener Art Museum, a vibrant American art institution that now welcomes 135,000 visitors each year, turns 30 in 2018! To celebrate, the Museum has set a goal to expand its collection with 30 major acquisitions to represent each year the Museum has been open to the public. We have selected our first painting for the Michener's 30th anniversary list-- and, with your help, we can bring this stunning piece to Doylestown to place it on public view!
Dream Fantasy (1925) is a rare early work by Henriette Wyeth, the daughter of N.C. Wyeth and his self-described "most talented" child. Henriette, along with her husband Peter Hurd, will be the subject of the Michener's upcoming exhibition, Magical & Real: Henriette Wyeth and Peter Hurd, A Retrospective, on view from December 2, 2017 through March 25, 2018. With the assistance of the Wyeth Hurd Gallery in Santa Fe, NM, the Museum has the opportunity to purchase the work for the collection but we need your help to raise the $35,000 required.
Please join the Michener in a crowdfunded effort to bring Dream Fantasy to Doylestown permanently, and help kick off the Museum's 30th anniversary year with a brand new success story!
- Donate $50 - $149: Receive two passes to the Michener (valid for one year from date of issue)
- Donate $150 - $249: Receive two passes plus one copy of the Magical & Real: Henriette Wyeth and Peter Hurd, A Retrospective catalogue from the Michener Art Museum after the book's publication in 2018
- Donate $250 and up: Receive all of the above, plus an exclusive invitation to the "First Reveal" of the painting, complete with a champagne toast!
Image: Henriette Wyeth (1907-1997), Dream Fantasy, 1925, oil on canvas, 60 x 60 inches.