You and Yours – Tweed Museum

Exhibit of Art on the Theme of Family

I went to see the Tweed Museum’s exhibit Your and Yours: Images of Family (you can see good photos of some contemporary pieces and historical pieces from the UMD website). I snapped a few photos with a camera phone, but it is well worth a trip to the museum to see the pieces and especially to view the videos.

“What does a family look like?”

That question guided guest curator Patricia Briggs in her selection of works.  The range of images is tremendously broad – historical works with a scriptural reference, modern drawings that are almost like a psychological exploration.

Drawing the collection together around this theme, rather than a particular style or historical period, creates a varied exhibit. I found that this slowed me down: I had to see each piece for itself, and process it before moving on.

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This exhibit will be at the Tweed through October 17. The Tweed Museum of Art does not charge admission, although donations are always accepted.

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