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Museum of Temporary Art hosts new exhibit by Annie Byrne through December 16

10/20/2011 —

The Museum of Temporary Art at Penn State Mont Alto announces a new exhibit by artist Annie Byrne.  Members of the public are welcomed to view the exhibit which will be open Monday-Thursday from 7:30am to 9pm and from 7:30am to 4pm on Fridays  through December 16; the exhibit is closed weekends and holidays.  The exhibit consists of acrylic and fabric pieces and is located in the Academic Support Center on the first floor of the General Studies Building on campus.

Annie Byrne is a local artist from Gettysburg. She has taught children’s art lessons, both privately and in schools.  Byrne has worked for the last three years with the Adams County Heritage Festival planning children’s activities centered on artistic expressions of various cultures. As an adult with learning disabilities, she says that creating art increases learning capacity and focuses attention. Byrne states that is art is her “therapy” and “my inspiration and my friend.” 

An Artist’s Reception is planned for Thursday, October 27 from 2-3pm.  For additional details, please contact Marla Minnich, coordinator of Learning Support services, at mum30@psu.edu or 717-749-6024.

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