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December 8 2011

Press Release: Brownscombe Events Continue


2011 is the seventy-fifth anniversary of the death of Honesdale born artist Jennie Brownecombe and the Wayne County Historical Society is offering a series of exhibits and events to mark the year. On Sunday, May 22, from 3 to 30 PM, Painting with Jennie Brownscombe, is a water color class for beginners, age 10 and up, with instructor Dottie Kerber. Kerber has years of art experience, exhibiting and teaching locally. Reservation must be made by May 14 by mailing a $15 check for all supplies which you keep at the end of the class, to the Wayne County Historical Society, 810 Main Street, Honesdale, PA 18431 or by calling 570 253-3240, Wednesday through Saturday, between 10 AM and 4 PM with your credit card information. The class will be giving at the 810 Main Street, Honesdale museum and seats are limited so register early. Other events Saturday, June 4, 4 to 5 PM, Teas & Talk with Jennie Brownscombe, at main museum, $7.50 for members,$10 non members, and under 12 yrs. old are free Friday, August 5, 4 to 6 PM, Guided Tour of Jennie Brownscombe's Honesdale Sites. Fee, reservation is required. Satiday. December 10, 30 to 5:30 PM, Gallery Talk: Jennie Brownscombe, by Sally Talaga, at main museum, $5 for non members, free to rmembers An exhibition of Brownscombe's works, many of which have never been exhibited locally, is on view at the 810 Main Street, Honesdale museum through 2011. For more information go to www.WayneHistoryPA.org or call 570 253-3240. Sally Talaga 570-253-3240 wchs@ptd.net