Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announces the December Art Exhibit at City Hall will showcase creative paintings of the Annapolis Conservancy Preserved Properties, painted by the Washington Society of Landscape Painters. The Washington Society of Landscape Painters is a prestigious 102 year-old art society and one of the oldest organizations of landscape artists in the country.
An artist reception will take place on Monday, December 12, from 5 to 7 p.m. at City Hall, located at 160 Duke of Gloucester Street in Annapolis. The exhibit and reception are open to the public. The artwork is in City Hall through January 27, 2017 and available to view Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m.to 4:30 p.m.
The exhibit is sponsored by the City of Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay String of Pearls Project, a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to honor organizations that preserve land in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.
The Annapolis Conservancy Board is the first public land trust in Maryland. It is a City commission dedicated to conserving environmentally sensitive lands for recreational, cultural and ecological benefits, through gifts, bequests, and sale or lease agreements.