On Exhibit at the Clay Center

paintingOn exhibit this month at the Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences of West Virginia are Every Living Thing: A Closer Look at Nature and Faith & the Devil.

In Every Living Thing: A Closer Look at Nature, visitors will get a chance to see the natural world as it was never seen before: a closer, more intimate look, showcasing the intricate beauty of nature that people have often overlook. The exhibit features painting, prints, and drawings from the museum’s own collection.

In Faith & the Devil, artist Lesley Dill delves into the philosophical and existential questions and thoughts about the relationship between evil and faith a spectacular mural-sized drawings of words and poetry stenciled on fabric. The exhibit is accompanied by a lecture series on July 31, titled Art, Opera and Collaboration: A conversation with composers Richard Marriot & Grant Cooper, where in discussions about how the visual arts and literature elements affect how composers comprise their scores and librettos. This open panel discussion will be moderated by the Clay Center Curator of Art, Arif Khan.

Admission to the Clay Center is $7.50 for adults, $6.00 for children, students, teachers, and seniors, and free for members.