The Grace hosts reception for new animal exhibits

Staff Writer

A reception for a three-part exhibition at The Grace Museum starts at 5 p.m. when the galleries open followed a 6 p.m. conversation with the artists on Thursday, Dec. 3. MENAGERIE features 19th, 20th and 21st century paintings, sculptures, prints and photographs of animals. Whether the animals are portrayed as companions, entertainers, specimens, prey or beasts of burden, they continue to inspire depiction in a wide variety of media.
The reception is open to the public.
The exhibition includes timeless photographs of Elliott Erwitt, William Wegman, Keith Carter, Bruce Davidson, Earlie Hudnall, Jr., Allison V. Smith and others. The photographs selected for the exhibition are heart-felt and humorous reminders of life with with beloved canine companions.
The museum is partnering with the City of Abilene's Abilene Animal Service Shelters. From now through Dec. 17, when you drop off a donation for the city shelters, you will receive half-off a single admission to The Grace. Items they have requested include food, litter with clay and towels, blankets or sheets.