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Arts & Architecture Tour of Annapolis, MD
Thursday, September 17, 2020, 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM EDT
Category: TRIPS


CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: The JRA will continue to monitor the situation and act in accordance with public health guidelines for any future events. At this time, all events and programs through April 30 will be postponed, including the Annapolis Trip. Registered attendees will be contacted directly by the office no later than March 20, 2020. 

Join the JRA in an Arts & Architecture tour of Annapolis to see three distinct collectors' homes, an artist visit, and lunch at the historic Reynolds Tavern in downtown Annapolis. Each collection features very different architectural styles and collections. Guests will experience the modern collection and architecture of Kitty and Tom Stoner, the award-winning minimalist farmhouse of Marilyn Lyons inspired by traditional shucker shanties of Chesapeake bay; and the international eclectic collection of Janet and Bill Pearson set in a traditional home on 150 acres. The Pearson's are coming back from Florida just for this event! 


10am Bus leaves DC area
11am Visit to the home of calligraphy/watercolor artist Joan Machinchick with guest artist Carole Falk, a modern abstract painter
12:15pm Lunch at the historic Reynolds Tavern in downtown Annapolis
2pm Visit the home of Marilyn Lyons and hear from the Architect Wayne Good. This home won Southern Living Magazine's 2009 Best New Home Award and mixes multiple types of glass windows that span the tall gables that look out onto the bay.
3:15pm Visit the home and studios of JRA members Richard and Lin Foa.  Tour Lin's working kiln-formed glass studio space and Rich's woodshop as well as their, often eclectic, collection of glass, paintings, and sculpture by regionally and nationally known artists.
4:30pm Visit the international eclectic collection of Bill Pearson and Janet Richardson-Pearson set in a traditional farmhouse on 150 acres and hear from their architect, Bob Hammond of Hammond Wilson Architects, PC.  
5:40pm Visit the coveted collection of Kitty and Tom Stoner featuring Robert Smithson, Alexander Calder, Barbara Hepworth, Anish Kapoor, Sol LeWitt, Auguste Rodin and Pablo Picasso, in addition to a number of contemporary video artists. In addition, view their unique garden mentioned in “Visionary Landscapes: Japanese Garden Design in North America”
7:50pm Bus arrives back in DC area

Organized by: Janis and Glen Rotner

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