Opening Reception: “Nancy Macko: The Fragile Bee”

March 20, 2023
April 13 @ 5:00 pm7:00 pm
Bendel Mansion

Please join us for the Opening Reception of Nancy Macko: The Fragile Bee. Since the early nineties, Nancy Macko has drawn upon images of the honeybee society to explore the relationships between art, science, technology, and ancient matriarchal cultures. In The Fragile Bee, Macko combines painting, printmaking, digital media, photography,…

Nights Out: Honey Tasting & The Fragile Bee

March 10, 2023
May 31 @ 5:30 pm7:30 pm
Bendel Mansion
$35 – $45

Taking inspiration from our current gallery exhibition on view, Nancy Macko: The Fragile Bee, this program will center around the great significance of honey bees in our ecosystem. Our own Lisa Monachelli, Director of Education & Heckscher Farm, will provide participants with a fascinating view of the importance of honey…

Encaustic Art for Kids

March 10, 2023
June 4 @ 3:00 pm4:30 pm
Bendel Mansion
$15 – $18

Encaustic art is painting with wax. We’ll discover how important bees are by touring our newest exhibition, Nancy Macko: The Fragile Bee, learn how honeybees produce wax, and then use wax to create our own paintings to take home! Although encaustics are typically made with hot wax, we’ll be using…