Exquisite Taste: The Art of Single Malt Scotch Whisky / Délices pour l’œil et pour la bouche: l’art du whisky de malt écossais

Exquisite Taste: The Art of Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Friday, March 4, 2011 at 7:00 PM
Beaverbrook Art Gallery
An Evening to Remember!

Once again the Beaverbrook Art Gallery is hosting a whisky nosing and food pairing evening.

Hosted by whisky connoisseur Frank Scott, the evening will include whisky tasting, a complimentary glass of white wine, gourmet bites pairing, the sharing of priceless expertise and a taxi ride home, within city limits. Your $60 ticket is allinclusive. Representatives from Chapters will also be on hand with a selection of books on whisky and related topics.

There will only be 48 tickets sold and they will sell quickly for this very popular event. Tickets must be purchased in advance of the evening.

For more information, please call (506) 458-2028

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Délices pour l’œil et pour la bouche:l’art du whisky de malt écossais

Le vendredi, 4 mars 2011 à 19 h

Galerie d’art Beaverbrook

Une soirée inoubliable!

Cette année encore, la Galerie d’art Beaverbrook vous invite à une soirée consacrée à l’appréciation de whisky.

En compagnie de M. Frank Scott, grand connaisseur de whiskys, la Galerie vous offrira une sélection de whiskys, un verre de vin blanc et des bouchées gourmandes assorties. Vous aurez également droit aux  conseils précieux de M. Scott, et, à la fin de la soirée, la Galerie vous payera un taxi (à l’intérieur des limites de la ville). Les billets sont en vente au prix tout compris de 60 $. Des représentants du magasin Chapters seront sur place pour vous proposer une sélection de livres sur le whisky et des sujets connexes.

Une série limitée de 48 billets seront mis en vente pour cette activité des plus populaires. Les billets doivent être achetés à l’avance.

Pour plus d’information, SVP appelez au (506) 458-2028


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Hello, Dali: Masterpiece returns

Art Gallery welcomes back famous work with events next weekend

By LAVERNE STEWART
stewart.laverne@dailygleaner.com

The Beaverbrook Art Gallery is celebrating a special homecoming.

Its cherished masterpiece, Salvador Dali’s Santiago El Grande, is back home after being on loan to the High Gallery in Atlanta, Ga. The massive work – along with Equestrian Fantasy: Lady Dunn and La Turbie: Sir James Dunn – has returned from a popular exhibition called Dali: The Late Work. In the six months it was in Atlanta, as many as 270,000 people saw Santiago El Grande, which was the signature piece of the show. It was the first time the world-famous painting had left the Beaverbrook Art Gallery in 50 years.

“We are very happy to have it back,” said Darren McLeod, the gallery’s manager of marketing and development. “This is the second largest work he (Dali) has ever done, and it’s the first time it’s been seen by audiences that wouldn’t have typically seen it. It’s put the gallery on the map. It’s put the city on the map and it’s put the province on the map. People in a large American market now know who we are and where we are.”

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Surreal Masquerade: Got Tunes?

Planning on coming to our Surreal Masquerade?

We’re looking for musical suggestions for our Masquerade playlist. What’s your favourite song?

Leave us a comment below, tweet @beaverbrook, or leave a comment on our Facebook event page!

 

You can find event details here on this blog: http://wp.me/pER2Z-cE , follow us on twitter at twitter.com/beaverbrook , or on our Facebook Page.

 

You can purchase tickets on our website at http://www.beaverbrookartgallery.org or in person at our Front Desk.

Masquerade: No mask? No problem!

Don’t have a masquerade costume? Working too much to make one?

Not to worry! We’re calling this a masquerade and encouraging people to make and wear costumes, but if you’d rather enjoy a great evening and take in other people’s costumes, we certainly won’t turn you away!

Want to wear a mask, but lack time to make a whole costume?

  • Find an old Hallowe’en costume, and give it an artistic or surreal twist
  • Pick up a mask from a local vendor to wear with your suit or dress
  • Get a mask form from an art or craft supply store and make your own
  • Have a mask making get-together with friends this weekend

Need some inspiration for a costume?

  • Check out our website’s collection database — you’ll find tonnes of images of works in our permanent collection (it’s a great way to learn about what we have, too!)
  • Read about Dali or surrealism
  • Check out the works viewable from the Google Art Project or other art sites.

El Grande success in Atlanta

Published Tuesday January 11th, 2011

By BARBARA ROBERTS
For The Daily Gleaner

ATLANTA, GA., – The Hamm family didn’t let distance or rotten weather stop it from seeing Salvador Dali’s famous painting Santiago El Grande in Atlanta.

An exhibit of Salvador Dali's work at the High Musuem of Art in Atlanta, Ga., wrapped up in early January.

They drove for an hour from Alabama and then stood in line for another hour in freezing temperatures and windy conditions to get into the High Museum of Art.

That’s where the painting from the Beaverbrook Art Gallery was on display as part of the exhibit entitled Salvador Dali: The Late Years.

Shaunda Hamm said she questioned the wisdom of their passion for Dali, “after their bodies went numb” waiting in the cold, but her children Dalton, 10, and Destiny, 14, whooped as they got to the head of the line and entered the doors.

The High Museum was open all night with special ‘Dali ’til Dawn’ hours to accommodate everyone who wanted to see the popular exhibit.

Even after 1 a.m., the lineup to get in still stretched around the front of the building.

Susan Clark, director of marketing and communications for the High Museum of Art, said more than 270,000 people attended the exhibit, making it one of museum’s best-attended shows.

It was so popular that at one point the website for Dali ’til Dawn crashed, overwhelmed by the number of people wanting tickets.

Clark said one of the most popular paintings in the exhibit is Santiago El Grande.

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Welcome Dalí! Weekend / Le retour de Dalí! Une fin de semaine spéciale

Fredericton, NB, January 28, 2010 – The Beaverbrook Art Gallery has planned a weekend of activities February 18 – 20 to celebrate the homecoming of its cherished masterpiece, Salvador Dali’s Santiago El Grande. This behemoth work along with the two Dunn portraits, Equestrian Fantasy: Lady Dunn and La Turbie: Sir James Dunn were visitor and media favourites from the Dali: The Late Work exhibition at the High Museum in Atlanta, Georgia. To acknowledge this milestone for the Gallery’s world-class collection, it will be offering three-days of events to highlight their return.

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