Martin County Library System Press Releases

November 27, 2013

Art historian to present special Art Spot on stained glass windows of Stuart church Dec. 3 at Blake Library

For immediate release: November 27, 2013
Contact: Susan Opasik, Martin County Library System, 772-463-2863

As part of Jane Miller’s ongoing Art Spot Film Series, art historian Darcy Weir will present a Special Art Spot, “The Stained Glass Windows of St. Mary’s,” on Tuesday, December 3 from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm in the John F. Armstrong Wing of the Blake Library, 2351 S.E. Monterey Road, Stuart. Refreshments and a book sale follow the talk. Sponsored by the Friends of Martin County Library System, Inc., the event is free and open to the public.

In this PowerPoint presentation on the big screen, Ms. Weir will discuss art of the Bible stories portrayed in the windows of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Stuart, and present art by masters such as Michelangelo, Rembrandt, Van Gogh and others who painted Bible scenes.

Darcy Weir did her doctoral studies in classical Green and Latin as a Jacob Javits Fellow. She studied art history in Paris at l’Ecole du Louvre, the Louvre Museum’s Art History Institute. She and her husband lived in Paris many years where they still have a home; they now divide their time among Paris, Quebec and Palm City. She has given lectures on art history in London, Paris, Canada and recently at the Elliott Museum in Stuart.

For more information about the Martin County Library System, pick up a Library Connection, visit the library website at http://www.library.martin.fl.us or call 772-221-1403.

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