The Discerning Eye
January 26 - May 3
Shades of Americana
The Ashby-Hodge Gallery of American Art, on the campus of Central Methodist University in Fayette held an open house Oct. 14 in its brand new home, featuring "Shades of Americana: Paintings from the Collection of Glenn and Veronica Cox."
The show is the gallery's first in its new home, Classic Hall, was dedicated Oct. 13 as part of CMU's Homecoming activities. The gallery will be open that day for visitors; however, the grand opening reception for the Ashby-Hodge Gallery will occur the next day, 1:30-4:30 p.m.
The paintings belong to Glenn Cox, CMU Class of 1951, and wife Veronica of Bartlesville, Okla. Cox is the chairman of the Central Methodist University Board of Trustees. He retired in 1991 as president and CEO from a career with Phillips Petroleum Company.
"Shades of Americana" ran from October 13 through December 6, on Sunday and Tuesday - Thursday of each week, with the exception of Oct. 23-24 and Nov. 20-22 when it was closed.
The gallery is free to the public and easily accessible. Handicap parking is available in the church parking lot just west of Classic, and there is an entrance from that side of the building.
Groups are welcome and tours are available. For more information, please contact Dr. Joe Geist at firstname.lastname@example.org or 660-248-6304, or the gallery at 660-248-6324.
Can't make it to the gallery? Visit our online tours.