Georgia O'Keefe Museum Announces Opportunity to Paint on Georgia O'Keeffe's Doorstep

Georgia O'Keefe Museum Announces Opportunity to Paint on Georgia O'Keeffe's Doorstep

The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum announces the unique opportunity to sketch, draw and watercolor independently on the grounds of Georgia O'Keeffe's Home and Studio in Abiquiu on May 20, 2013. Half or full day sessions are available to experience the high desert landscape made famous by the artist who lived there for nearly 40 years, including views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountain range, Abiquiu Mesa, the road to Abiquiu, and the scene within the walls of the artist's gardens.

"We are pleased to invite artists of all levels to be inspired by the spectacular adobe home, studio and surroundings beloved by Georgia O'Keeffe," said Agapita Lopez, Rights and Reproductions Director and Director of the Abiquiu Home & Studio Tours. "This is a very special opportunity to paint on O'Keeffe's doorstep with the backdrop of spring in full bloom."

What: Spring Art Session; paint, draw, sketch in the landscape that inspired O'Keeffe
When: Monday, May 20, 2013; 7 AM to 6 PM
Where: Georgia O'Keeffe's Home & Studio in Abiquiu, NM
More Information:
Cost: $325.00 for a half-day session, $600.00 for a full day session
Request Images/press inquiries: Jennifer Hinsley, pr(at)okeeffemuseum(dot)org 505 603 8643

The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum is dedicated to the artistic legacy of Georgia O'Keeffe, her life, American Modernism, and public engagement. Located in Santa Fe, NM, the Museum's collections, exhibits, research center, publications and education programs contribute to scholarly discourse and serve diverse audiences. The largest single repository of the artist's work in the world, it is the only museum in the world dedicated to an internationally known American woman artist and is the most visited art museum in New Mexico.