Celebrating the Hartmann Archive

Jan 6, 2008 - ongoing

Community Center

132 Main Street
Ridgefield, CT 06877

Phone Number: 203.438.5485
Contact: Hildegard M. Grob
Description:

Celebrating the Hartmann Era is a series of 31 monoprints with Chine collé (collage) by Ridgefield artist Suzanne Benton, a sampling of which was introduced on Sunday, Jan. 6, at the Community Center as part of the opening Ridgefield 300 reception, Meet Your Ancestors. These works, Ms. Benton’s newest series, highlights images from the repository of 700 Joseph Hartmann’s photo portraits created at the turn of the 19th and early 20th century. The Hartmann Archive from which Benton drew her subjects is now in the trust of the historic Keeler Tavern.

Event Type: Exhibition