Mar 16, 2013
Peninsula Museum of Art to Open Doors in Burlingame
Burlingame, CA., February 1, 2013 - Eighteen thousand square feet of a Burlingame building have been transformed into a new home for the Peninsula Museum of Art and the Peninsula Art Institute, a department of the Museum containing 29 artists’ working studios.
The Museum’s inaugural exhibitions are: “Ira Yeager: Figurative”, paintings from his early years with the Bay Area Figurative group to the present, many never exhibited before; “The Legendary Joe Price’, selections from the Museum’s collection of Joe Price serigraphs; and cast bronze and fabricated metal sculpture by Lori Kay.
The Institute Gallery “Introductions” exhibition features artworks by the PAI studio artists.
The Peninsula community is invited to the Grand Opening on Saturday, March 16, from 11 to 5. The new cultural destination is located at 1777 California Drive near the Trousdale Drive intersection in north Burlingame.
Across the Courtyard, just inside the Peninsula Art Institute, the Institute Gallery showcases artworks by the PAI studio artists as “Introductions”. Painters, sculptors, photographers, printers, and fiber artists include: Doris Arrington, Lisa Babbitt, Sinem Banna, Barbara Berk, Robley Browne, Leon Cannon, Eunice Chan, Robin Clark, Ann Dinapoli, Werner Glinka, Doriane Heyman, Teresa Hsu, Mike Jao, June Levin, Karin Moggridge, Neil Murphy, Abbas Orumchian, Kathleen Podolsky, Steve Robison, Roberta Salma, Linda Salter, Carolyn Shaw, BJ Stevenson, Leigh Toldi, Kevyn Warnock, Ruth Waters, Wayne Wichern, Robert Wilkinson, and Nancy Woods.