Michener Museum – Summer Special Exhibits

Three special exhibits are currently on display at the Michener Museum in Doylestown.

Transformations II: Works in Steel by Karl Stirner closes on June 16, 2013.

Easton, Pennsylvania, artist Karl Stirner, 89, brings new life to metal that has been discarded, whether from Bethlehem Steel, shipwrecks or off the street. He fuses natural materials with manmade, juxtaposes smooth surfaces with rough and pitted ones, and plies the unbendable material to form sensual shapes.

Infinite Mirror: Images of American Identity runs through July 7, 2013. 


This exhibition features more than 60 multi-media works including: paintings, works on paper, photographs and video by culturally-diverse artists from across the United States. Infinite Mirror is realized through the collective efforts of Artrain, Inc. and a group of independent curators selecting works of art by established and emerging American artists.

Creative Hand, Discerning Heart: Form, Rhythm Song opened earlier this month and will continue through September 29, 2013.

Creative Hand, Discerning Heart is a pair of related exhibits (fall, 2012 and summer, 2013) that celebrate this incredible diversity among living artists, while also seeking connections that lie, often unseen, just beneath the turbulent surface of the contemporary art world. Originally conceived by the Michener’s former director Bruce Katsiff, these exhibitions were juried from submissions by some of the most accomplished artists in the Philadelphia region…

The James A, Michener Art Museum, 138 S. Pine Street, Doyletown, PA 18901. 215-340-9800. Open Tuesday through Friday: 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. Admission for adults is $15, Seniors $13, college students $11, ages 6-18 $7.50

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