May 6, 2017 - June 25, 2017
The Brinton Museum presents David Plowden’s High Plains: Sixty Years of Photographs, an exhibit of black-and-white documentary photographs of small town main streets, churches, grain elevators, steam trains, sweeping panoramas of farmland and endless skies, and the ‘salt of the earth’ inhabitants of America’s High Plains. The Brinton Museum’s David Plowden exhibit is guest curated by Keith F. Davis, Senior Curator of Photography at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City (MO). The Brinton’s show includes 58 images from a generous gift of 110 photographs recently given to the museum by the artist.
David Plowden’s High Plains: Sixty Years of Photographs opens on Sunday, May 7 with a reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday’s event is free and open to the public. This exhibition continues in the S. K. Johnston, Jr. Family Gallery through June 25th.
A Gallery Talk by guest curator Keith F. Davis on the David Plowden photography exhibit takes place on Thursday, June 15 at 7 p.m. This event is free to members, non-members $5.