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Art Exhibit Brings the Farm to KSL
Visit the newest art exhibit @KSL and find out what a pink pig has in common with Squires, Sanders & Dempsey, a university trustee, and the name Wade. In addition to the display cases that hold the answer to that assortment of esteemed names is a watercolor exhibit done by CWRU alumni, enrolled in Continuing Education Summer in the Country program. Stop in on Monday, February 13 for the Opening Reception in the Cramelot Café, 3-4:30 pm, and enjoy the exhibits.
Thirty-eight framed watercolors showcase Squire Valleevue and Valley Ridge Farms through the seasons, with views of landscapes and buildings, along with intricacies of structures like fire escapes. Escape to one of the university's unique treasures, with the exhibit on the farm. (Shown: Detail, from Yoshiko Ikuta's Lower Farm)
Exhibit cases expand on the artistry, with a hand-scripted ledger book that shows a working farm's cider pressing dates. You'll see a blueprint of the farm and read about how it came to its current 389-acre size. Read more about it in the new book Case Western Reserve University Squire Valleevue and Valley Ridge Farms, a 2011 publication by Ana B. Locci and Chris Bond. Request a copy from OhioLINK and enjoy reading about the history of the university Farm.
This exhibit was organized & assembled by staff from KSL Preservation, University Archives & Special Collections, and student assistants.
Posted by Karen Oye on February 13, 2012 02:22 PM