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Maarten Platje: The Early History of the U.S. Navy
August 1 - August 18
This exhibition features recent paintings by Dutch marine painter Maarten Platje showcasing important historic nineteenth-century U.S. naval ships and battles. Platje has a mastery of sailing ships and has sailed the waters depicted in his works. His paintings are richly detailed, technically accurate, and extensively researched to provide a realistic portrayal of historic ships, battles, and events. There will be an opening reception celebrating the exhibition on Thursday, May 9 from 5:00-7:00 PM.