Haan Museum Exhibit: The Richmond Group: Indiana's First Colony
- Presented By: The Haan Musuem of Indiana Art
- Dates: February 3, 2023 - April 8, 2023
- Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
- Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
- Price: General Admission: $10 adult / $5 youth (5-17)
Come and see some of the best work of the Richmond artists at Haan Museum's first exhibition of 2023. The show will run from February 3 to April 8, 2023.
The Richmond Group artists formed Indiana's first art colony, which was established in 1870. This group was active 10 years before Hoosier Group artists traveled to Munich to study in 1880. The exhibition will include important paintings by John Bundy, Charles Conner, Maude Eggemeyer, Anna Newman, George Baker, and other artists important in the group.
Shaun Dingwerth, author of The Richmond Group Artists, will speak at the opening reception from 6 to 8 pm on February 3 and again at the Lunch & Learn on March 21.
The exhibit will also feature a nice variety of clay works by the Overbeck Sisters from nearby Cambridge City. Margaret, Hannah, Elizabeth, and Mary Frances Overbeck established Overbeck Pottery in their Cambridge City home in 1911 to produce high-quality handmade ceramics with motifs inspired by nature. The sisters operated their studio at a time when female roles were limited.
Painting featured: Maude Eggemeyer, "Knitting the Yellow Sweater"