Secunda Museum Grand Opening
Johnson Center, Howell
Events occurring during the Grand Opening celebration include:
- Conveyance of the NASA gift, "Earth from Space."
- Presentation from Dr. Milton Halem, Former Chief Information Research Scientist, Earth Sciences Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA.
- Conveyance of the "correspondence art" collection: "Letters to Art."
- Unveiling of Secunda's most recent painting.
- Conveyance of the painting: "Metamorphosis" (meaning: From darkness to light) - a 65' by 9.5' mural on canvas painted by Arthur Secunda and Joseph Breton.
- Preview of a data art film by Hollywood documentary film producer, Matteo Marchisano-Adamo, on the making of "Metamorphosis."
- Discussion by Arthur Secunda and Joseph Breton on what "Metamorphosis" means to them.
- Unveiling of a major new publication - the Catalog Raisonne of Arthur Secunda's graphic works, covering 360 original limited edition prints created between 1948 and 2012 - and exhibition of over 200 of these graphic works.
- Exhibition of ten large monotypes by Secunda and Breton.
- Exhibition of heretofore unseen works from Secunda's Bible suite.
- Exhibition of heretofore unseen works from Secunda's Jazz suite.
- Guests will receive commemorative poster for the occasion.