PROVO — Paintings by some of America’s most famous artists go on display July 1 at Brigham Young University’s Museum of Art.
“The Yankee Spirit: Highlights from the New Britain Museum of American Art” features works by Winslow Homer, James McNeill Whistler, Georgia O’Keeffe and Norman Rockwell.
A preview of the exhibit, with entertainment and refreshments, will be held 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday.
The exhibit is divided into three themes: “Yankees” explores what it means to be a Yankee; “Town and Country” looks at life in New England; and “Ports of Exchange” focuses on education and cultural production in New England.
Other artists whose work can be seen in the exhibit include John Singleton Copley, John Singer Sargent, Gilbert Stuart, Albert Bierstadt, Thomas Moran, and Thomas Hart Benton.
The BYU Museum of Art, on North Campus Drive, is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, with hours extended to 9 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays. Admission is free.
For more information, call 801-422-8287.