View will kick-off its exhibition of artwork in miniature with a “Little Art, Big Party,” opening event on Saturday, July 27th from 6 to 8 p.m.
“The Little Things” exhibit will showcase artwork that is a maximum of 2.5 inches by 3.5 inches, or small enought to fit in a 3” cube.
Vern Rink. a View summer intern, begins arranging the 400 items to be unveiled at View’s Little Things, Big party on Saturday
The party will feature live music, hors d’oeuvres, open bar and a chance to win the work of artists from all over the country.
With paid admission to the opening, guests will receive 50 chances to win their favorite work. Admission is $25 per person/$40 couple.
For the remainder of the exhibition chances to win favorite artworks will be $1 each. Every chance submitted will also serve as a vote toward the artist to win best in show.
Also on display with “The Little Things” will be more miniatures by Adirondack artists, Donna and Richard Wormwood.
Their exhibit titled “Adiron-dack Rustic Miniatures: Relive history in miniature,” and features the couple’s handcrafted Adirondack rustic miniatures which they have been making since mid-1980s.
Donna focuses on Adirondack furniture items and more, while Richard builds miniature log cabins, lean-tos and scale replicas of Adirondack great camps complete with accessories such as canoes, guide boats, snowshoes, fishing creels and archery sets with flint arrowheads.
All pieces are made from items found in nature in the fields and forests surrounding their home in Thurman, NY.
More information about the opening is available at (315) 369-6411 or ViewArts.org.