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Gallery Hours: John Day - A Glimpse of Color

October 23, 2021 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

<b>Internationally Acclaimed Artist John Day’s Work Comes Hometo Malden</b><br><p> Following asuccessful solo show in Geneva, Switzerland, the work of Malden born artistJohn Day comes to the Malden Public Library’s Converse Galleries for a monthlong exhibition: <i>John Day: A Glimpse ofColor</i>. </p><p> John Day was born inMalden on May 27, 1932 and sold his first painting at the age of fifteen.  His father was an anesthesiologist and hismother was a classical pianist and music teacher. After graduating from MaldenHigh School (class of 1949) where he had already exhibited his talent for, and commitmentto, painting, he spent a year at Syracuse University‘s School of Art, beforetransferring  to Yale University’s Schoolof Art & Architecture. During his years at Yale, he studied with legendaryteacher and color theorist Josef Albers. In 1970 he became a Professor of Artat William Paterson College in New Jersey. </p><p> Over the next threedecades, Day tested and explored a number of different artistic styles, rangingfrom impressionistic landscapes, to collages, to precisely-blended colormeditations.  Many of his early collageswere torn-paper landscapes that reference the work of the nouveau réalistessuch as Raymond Hains from the 1960’s. His surrealist “Erebos” seriesillustrates his interest in the art and life of Ancient Greece. The abstractpaintings from the last phase of his life evoke the spiritual intensity of MarkRothko’s work.</p><p> John Day wonrecognition with numerous awards, prizes and grants including stays at Yaddoand the McDowell Colony, an Ingram Merrill Foundation grant, numerous firstprizes at judged exhibitions.  From 1961through 1984, he had an annual one-man exhibitions at galleries in New York, Connecticut,New Jersey, and Paris. He was also included in numerous group exhibitions,including those at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Museum of ModernArt, the Brooklyn Museum in New York City; the American Embassy in London; theMusée Pompidou, the Foundation Maeght, and Marseilles’ Musée Cantini in France;the Guild Hall Museum in East Hampton, New York; the Montclair Museum in NewJersey; the Harmon Gallery in Naples, Florida.  He continued his devotion to serious art untilhis death in New York City on April 15, 1982, one of the early victims of the AIDSepidemic.</p><p>His paintings are found in the collections of the HirshhornMuseum and Sculpture Garden, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The BrooklynMuseum, the Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Musée Pompidou in Paris, and incorporate collections around the world. </p>

Jeffrey Archer Author Talk

October 23, 2021 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us and the Tewksbury Public Library to hear bestselling author Jeffrey Archer read from his new book "Over My Dead Body."<br>Click the link to register: <a href="https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/5316329581930/WN_8dJqt_JXTICiX1cet4ZEKw">https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/5316329581930/WN_8dJqt_JXTICiX1cet4ZEKw</a&gt;

ESL/English Language Learners Conversation

October 27, 2021 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm via Zoom

Join us every Wednesday from 1:00-2:00pm for English Conversation for ESL/English Language Learners.<br><br>You must register for the class by e-mailing: <a href="mailto:mplenglishclass@gmail.com" id="ow560" __is_owner="true">mplenglishclass@gmail.com</a>

Gallery Hours: John Day - A Glimpse of Color

October 27, 2021 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

<p><b>Internationally Acclaimed Artist John Day’s Work Comes Hometo Malden </b></p><p> Following asuccessful solo show in Geneva, Switzerland, the work of Malden born artistJohn Day comes to the Malden Public Library’s Converse Galleries for a monthlong exhibition: <i>John Day: A Glimpse ofColor</i>. </p><p> John Day was born inMalden on May 27, 1932 and sold his first painting at the age of fifteen.  His father was an anesthesiologist and hismother was a classical pianist and music teacher. After graduating from MaldenHigh School (class of 1949) where he had already exhibited his talent for, and commitmentto, painting, he spent a year at Syracuse University‘s School of Art, beforetransferring  to Yale University’s Schoolof Art & Architecture. During his years at Yale, he studied with legendaryteacher and color theorist Josef Albers. In 1970 he became a Professor of Artat William Paterson College in New Jersey. </p><p> Over the next threedecades, Day tested and explored a number of different artistic styles, rangingfrom impressionistic landscapes, to collages, to precisely-blended colormeditations.  Many of his early collageswere torn-paper landscapes that reference the work of the nouveau réalistessuch as Raymond Hains from the 1960’s. His surrealist “Erebos” seriesillustrates his interest in the art and life of Ancient Greece. The abstractpaintings from the last phase of his life evoke the spiritual intensity of MarkRothko’s work.</p><p> John Day wonrecognition with numerous awards, prizes and grants including stays at Yaddoand the McDowell Colony, an Ingram Merrill Foundation grant, numerous firstprizes at judged exhibitions.  From 1961through 1984, he had an annual one-man exhibitions at galleries in New York, Connecticut,New Jersey, and Paris. He was also included in numerous group exhibitions,including those at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Museum of ModernArt, the Brooklyn Museum in New York City; the American Embassy in London; theMusée Pompidou, the Foundation Maeght, and Marseilles’ Musée Cantini in France;the Guild Hall Museum in East Hampton, New York; the Montclair Museum in NewJersey; the Harmon Gallery in Naples, Florida.  He continued his devotion to serious art untilhis death in New York City on April 15, 1982, one of the early victims of the AIDSepidemic.</p><p>His paintings are found in the collections of the HirshhornMuseum and Sculpture Garden, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The BrooklynMuseum, the Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Musée Pompidou in Paris, and incorporate collections around the world.  </p>

Pandemic Weight Gain. Learn How to Reach Your Weight Loss Goals

October 27, 2021 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

<p>Learn how to overcome the roller coaster of weight loss andgain. BREAK out of breaking even is the FIRST system to address the phenomenonof "breaking even"!  You will develop skills and self-awareness for long termweight loss management. The program is designed to be sustainable, flexible,and customized to fit your lifestyle and goals. Julio Salado is an award-winning NationalStrength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Recognized Certified PersonalTrainer with Distinction, and thefounder of Fitnessfoundry.net, a leading online resource for health andwellness.  The program is free.  </p><p>Register at the Link below:</p><p> <a href="https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwtf-6orzouEtzD5xlOvuRkh3xuWFeFoGXs">https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwtf-6orzouEtzD5xlOvuRkh3xuWFeFoGXs</a><br></p&gt;

YA NASA Craft

October 28, 2021 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Campfire Stories

October 28, 2021 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for a weekly reading of a spooky story by our digital campfire. Campfire Ghost Stories posts a new tale on Thursday nights at 630pm (ish) and can be viewed on our YouTube channel or Facebook. We will post a link here to YouTube before it goes live.

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