The first thing I noticed was the building itself... beautiful old architecture, which is in itself an art form, including the patterned wood floors, ornate fireplaces, and beautiful windows and doorways. The art inside was the perfect mix and volume - some modern, some classic, different media, etc. I have been in many art museums that left me exhausted trying to see all of it, but this was the perfect balance for me. We had a bonus as well: Several local artists had their work on display as part of a juried show on digital art, and they shared their thoughts, inspirations, and processes with us. Many of the pieces were just outstanding, and it was a joy to hear from the artists themselves, and to be able to ask them questions about their work. I left thoroughly satiated, but not worn out.
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