Alison speaks about her paintings "Rotundas & Reading Rooms: Maine Public Library Architecture & Art

  • Portland Public Library, Meeting Room 5 5 Monument Way Portland, ME, 04101 United States

At the Portland Public Library,  artist Alison Rector and Kirk Mohney, director of the Maine Historic Preservation Commission, join together in celebrating historic Maine public library buildings.  "Rotundas & Reading Rooms: Maine Public Library Architecture and Art" will be presented on Thursday July 14, 5pm to 6:30pm in Meeting Room 5 at the Portland Public LIbrary at 5 Monument Way.

Rector will talk about her work and show images of her newest paintings of public library interiors,  in conjunction with a July 2016 exhibit of oil paintings at Greenhut Galleries in Portland.  Mohney will explain the architectural history of purpose-built public library buildings in Maine while showing photographic images.  Both Rector and Mohney have an aesthetic appreciation for public libraries, as well as a respect libraries' cultural and social role in public life.

Join us for this free public event.  All are welcome.