The Sketches of He­len Weld

Cre­ative Minds event at art gallery


Join Mark Con­nell and artist Hugh Ea­mon as they ex­plore He­len Weld’s sketch­books, which make an im­por­tant con­tri­bu­tion to un­der­stand­ing her life­long paint­ing ca­reer.

This event is part of the Cre­ative Minds se­ries at the West­ern Branch of the Art Gallery of Nova Sco­tia.

In the 1920s, He­len trained at Vas­sar in New York and the Bos­ton Mu­seum of Fine Arts. Af­ter the 1930s, she of­ten sketched and painted with her friend Lucy Jarvis at Cape Forchu and other sites around Yar­mouth, enriching the artis­tic and cul­tural life of Nova Sco­tia.

This event will take place Sun­day, Nov. 19 at 2 pm at the art gallery, lo­cated at 341 Main St., Yar­mouth.

The Cre­ative Minds se­ries is spon­sored by the Friends of the Yar­mouth Art Gallery. There is no charge for the event but reg­u­lar gallery ad­mis­sion ap­plies.

For more in­for­ma­tion call email agn­ 902-749-2248 or He­len Weld’s sketch­books will be ex­plored dur­ing an event at the art gallery in Yar­mouth.

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