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December 30 2011

Press Release: Jennie Brownscombe Gallery Talk at WCHS


Sally Talaga and Jennie Brownscombe's "The First Thanksgiving." This iconic painting hangs permanently in the Pilgrim Museum in Plymouth, MA, and was on loan to the University of Scranton's Brownscombe exhibit earlier this year.

On Saturday, December 10, from 30 to 5:30 pm, Sally Talaga, Executive Director of the Wayne County Historical Society, will give a gallery talk on the art and career of Honesdale native Jennie Brownscombe (1850-1936) and tour of the current WCHS Brownscombe exhibit, which will close at the end of December. Ms. Talaga was guest curator of a recent exhibit of Brownscombe's works at the University of Scranton. This event, at the Wayne County Historical Society at 810 Main St., Honesdale, is free to members, with a $5 fee to non-members. For reservations or more information, call 570-253-3240 or email wchshop@ptd.net.