‘Masterworks on the Move’ Reception, Jan. 16

"Houses and Towns" by Emil Holzhauer
Houses and Towns by Emil Holzhauer

Brenau University Galleries is hosting a reception for the art exhibition Masterworks on the Move in The Sellars Gallery of the Simmons Visual Arts Center Thursday, Jan. 16 from 5:30-7 p.m. Masterworks on the Move is a traveling exhibition of works from the Helena Eastman Ogden Campbell Collection at Wesleyan College.

This unique event combines American art and music from the turn of the century to 1960 with all-American cuisine. Dr. Barbara Steinhaus, chair of the Music Department and professor of music at Brenau, will perform several musical numbers from notable American composers such as Charles Ives, Amy Marcy Cheney Beach and Irving Berlin to the accompaniment of Ben Leaptrott on the piano.

Artworks include 25 American masterpieces from artists such as Emma Fordyce McRae, Gustave Wiegand and Jane Peterson. The reception is free and open to the public. For more information call Brenau University Galleries at 770-534-6263.