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Mitchell Gallery Exhibition

An Ear for Music, an Eye for Art:

Selections from the Ahmet Ertegün Collection

March 11 – April 19, 2015

This exhibition presents modernist works from the Baker Museum’s largest and most significant single collection, amassed by the late Ahmet Ertegün (St. John’s College, A44), the Turkish American musician and business man best known as the founder and president of Atlantic Records.

 

 

Oscar Bluemner, Hackensack River, c.1912, Oil on canvas, 20 x 30 1/4 inches, 28 7/8 (h) x 38 3/4 (w) x 2 (d) inches framed
Artis—Naples, The Baker Museum. 2000.15.011. Museum purchase made possible by William J. and Suzanne V. von Liebig.

Throughout his impressive career, Ertegün built an extraordinary collection of pre-1940 American abstract art that reflects his inimitable approach to assembling subjects and themes. Works by Werner Drewes, John Ferren, Vaclav Vytlacil, Dwinell Grant, Ilya Bolotowsky, Burgoyne Diller and Albert Swinden, among others, will be included.

Organized by Artis—Naples, The Baker Museum.

 


 

 

 

Chuck Pacholkiw Memorial Scholarship 5K

 

About This Activity

This 4th annual scholarship 5K race/walk honors Charles (Chuck) Pacholkiw, a graduate of the Bowie High Class of 2005 and a brilliant, diligent, passionate math and physics student.

Chuck Pacholkiw: After graduating from Bowie High, he attended the University of Maryland, where he continued to shine academically even after his diagnosis of advanced stage IV adenocarcinoma cancer. Chuck died in November 2010 at the age of 23, just a few credits away from finishing his physics degree.

In 2011, a scholarship fund was established in Chuck’s memory for Bowie High students pursuing a math, science or physics major in college. 100% of the proceeds from this race will go toward the Chuck Pacholkiw Memorial Scholarship to help a deserving graduating senior get a chance at becoming the next Stephen Hawking. It is the hope that this scholarship will honor Chuck’s memory by keeping his academic ambitions alive.

For more information and to register CLICK HERE.

 


 

 

 


TOGETHER WE WALK. TOGETHER WE GRANT WISHES.
 
Calling walkers of all ages from the Mid-Atlantic region! Join us for one, or all, of our Walk For Wishes® events taking place in your local community. You can help grant wishes for local children battling life-threatening medical conditions - select a walk  and sign up here!
 
 
For more information about our Walk For Wishes program, please contact Lindsay Cryer atlcryer@midatlantic.wish.org or call 240-395-4336.
 

 

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