October 13, 2013

Secunda Museum Grand Opening 

2:00 P.M.

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' 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.