NAVARRO COLLEGE ART FACULTY SHOW COMING TO THE PEARCE MUSEUM

Faculty Art Show poster

The Pearce Museum at Navarro College is pleased to announce the upcoming art exhibit entitled Connect : Collaborate | Navarro College Art Faculty Show, on view in the Pearce’s Western Art Gallery September 1 – 23, 2016The exhibition, titled “Connect : Collaborate” will feature video, sculpture, painting, fiber, works on paper, and photography by the following Navarro College Art Faculty: Jennifer Leigh Jones, Jon Boles, Ayman Alamoudi, Jennifer Paden, Leah Lawless-Smith, and Chesley Antoinette Williams. These amazing professionals not only provide  students with a firm foundation from which to devleop their own artistic pursuits, but they are also well-respected creators in the art field.  “It has been a joy to work with Navarro College’s  Art Department,” said Cory Anne Hurless, curator of the Pearce Museum, “and it has been a glorious surprise to see the breadth and depth of the artistic production that this remarkable collection of artists produce.  I am excited to present their work to everyone in Corsicana and the academic community.”

There will be an opening reception for the artists held at the Pearce Museum at Navarro College on the evening of Thursday September 8, from 6-9pm.  For this special event, admission will be free and open to the public.  All who are interested in tickets or booking a special tour of the Pearce’s Western Art Gallery while the exhibit is on view September 1 – 23 can call the Pearce Museum at 903-875-7642, or visit our website at www.pearcemuseum.com.

The Pearce Museum at Navarro College’s mission is to bring to life the Civil War and the American West through letters, artifacts, and art.  The museum is located on Navarro College’s campus at the Cook Education Center, 3100 W. Collin St., Corsicana, TX 75110.  The open hours are Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.  Individual ticket prices are $8 for adults, $6 seniors (55+), $4 students (6-17), FREE for children 5 and under, and FREE admission for all Navarro College students and their families, Pearce Museum members, and active duty military personnel and their families.

About Navarro College:

Navarro College is a public, two-year college just 40 minutes south of Dallas, Texas. The college’s main campus is located in Corsicana with other campuses in Waxahachie, Mexia, Midlothian and a center in Fairfield. The college currently has a total enrollment of more than 10,000 students. Visit us online at navarrocollege.edu and connect with us on Twitter @NavarroCollege or by using #NavarroCollege.