Visual arts talk: Maryhill sets season

Some of the highlights of the Maryhill Museum of Art’s 2009 exhibition schedule include painters of the Hudson River School and photographs by Ansel Adams.

The new season runs from March 15 through Nov. 15 at Maryhill’s Beaux Arts mansion on the Columbia River off U.S. 97 at 35 Maryhill Museum Drive, Goldendale. Admission is $7, $6 seniors, $2 children. Visit

The new lineup is:

Hudson River School Sojourn, March 15 to July 8: American landscape paintings showcasing 34 works by Jasper Francis Cropsey, Asher Brown Durand, William McDougal Hart, David Johnson and Jervis McEntee.

Théâtre de la Mode, March 15 to Nov. 15: A new rotation of small-scale mannequins attired in designer fashions of post-World War II France.

Outdoor Sculpture Invitational, May 16 to Oct. 4: Complementing the museum’s Rodin sculptures, this large-scale invitational features works by Northwest sculptors Lance Carleton, Matt Cartwright, Gregory Glynn, Tom Herrera, Ed Humpherys, Jay Moody, Francisco Salgado, Julie Speidel, Mike Suri, Jeff Tangen and David Wagner.

Ansel Adams: Masterworks, July 18 to Sept. 13: These 47 photographs are part of a larger group called “The Museum Set” and include shots from New Mexico, New York City, Hawaii and Cape Cod.

The Good Life: From the Collections of Maryhill Museum of Art, Sept. 26 to Nov. 15: Thirty paintings, drawings and prints from Maryhill’s permanent collections.

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