Mesquite Watercolor Artists Exhibition at Lost City Museum

The Lost City Museum presents “Southwest Interpretation” an exhibit by the Mesquite Watercolor Artists October 1 through October 31, 2010.

The Mesquite Watercolor Artists have a diverse background in the use of differing artistic media including pottery, sculpture, collage, pen, ink and oils. Each of these areas will be represented in this month-long show.

Under the direction of Charlotte Lang, the group has been meeting weekly to discuss established and new techniques in the artistic world.

“As the season’s change, beautiful art work is a great reminder of long, memorable summer days and cool, colorful spring afternoons,” says Lang.

“Inspiration for the artists comes from a variety of sources including the beautiful magenta hues of an outstanding sunset to the subdued shades of brown in the dusty earth. There will be something in this show for the art lover in everyone to enjoy and marvel at,” says Jesse Davie of the Lost City Museum.

The Lost City Museum is open Thursday through Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Regular admission charge is $5.00 for adults, Children under 18 and members enter free. The museum is located in Overton on State Route 169 off 1-15, exit #93 or via Lake Mead or the Valley of Fire. For more information, call the museum at (702) 397-2193.

The Lost City Museum is one of seven museums managed by the State Division of Museums and History, an agency of the Nevada Department of Cultural Affairs. The Department serves Nevada’s citizens and visitors through cultural and information management, presentation and promotion of cultural resources, and education. The Department also includes the State Office of Historic Preservation, NAC, NLA and Commission for Cultural Affairs. For more information, please call Teresa Moiola at (775)687-8323 or visit the department’s web site at www.nevadaculture.org

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