The Indiana Dunes Revisited: Frank V. Dudley and the 1917 Dunes Pageant
Dates: August 22 - December 10, 2017
Time: Tue., - Sun. Noon - 5:00 p.m.; Closed on Monday (CT)
Venue: Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso University
Admission: Free admission
Legendary artist Frank V. Dudley (1868-1957) painted the Indiana Dunes for more than forty years. One of this earliest and most important paintings (see below and included in the exhibition) depicts the Dune pageant of 1917, a key event in the history of the preservation of this beloved landscape. This centenary exhibition, curated by Brauer Museum Director Gregg Hertzlieb, presents more than 55 works by Dudley drawn largely from regional collections and is accompanied by a book written by Dudley scholar James R. Dabbert. Exhibit being held in the Wehling, McGill and West Galleries. This exhibit is free and open to the public.