Photograhy Exhibition: "Sacred to the Memory"

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Sept. 9 - Nov. 1, 2013 Free Library of Philadelphia Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street Philadelphia, PA 19103-1189 OPENING RECEPTION: Monday, September 16, 2013, from 6 – 9 pm "Sacred to the Memory" catches three Philadelphia cemeteries at a moment in time - 2013, more than a hundred and fifty years after they were established. Frank Rausch, Robert Reinhardt, and Ed Snyder are photographers who share a passion for documenting these historic and beautiful sites - Laurel Hill, Woodlands, and Mount Moriah cemeteries. Each site has its own personality and architectural features, each photographer his own unique style. Together they provide a complete visual diary of their visits and adventures in these Victorian sculpture gardens. The artists will host an Opening Reception in the Library’s exhibit hall (first floor of the Philadelphia Central Library, off main lobby) on September 16, 2013 (6 – 8 pm). On display will be over sixty images as well as artifacts from each of the three historic cemeteries. Representatives from Laurel Hill, Woodlands, and Mount Moriah cemeteries will be in attendance. Companion book to the exhibition available from Blurb.com (http://store.blurb.com/ebooks/426031-s-a-c-r-e-d-t-o-t-h-e-m-e-m-o-r-y-h-i-s-t-o-r-i-c-c-e-m-e-t-e-r-i-e-s-o-f-p-h-i-l-a-d-e-l-p-h-i-a). A limited edition poster is available, with a percentage of proceeds donated to the non-profit Friends of Mount Moriah Cemetery, Inc. The poster can be purchased by contacting Ed Snyder (above), Autographed copies of the poster and book will be offered for sale during the Opening Reception. Rediscover Philadelphia’s historic past, with our citizens and ancestors memorialized in the art and architecture of the nineteenth century. _____________________________________________________________________________________ Full story: http://thecemeterytraveler.blogspot.com/2013/08/exhibition-opens-sacred-to-memory.html

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Monday, September 16, 2013
Recurring: ONCE

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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM free

WHERE
Philadelphia Public Library , 1901 Vine St., Philadelphia, PA
One time only on 09/16/2013. .

FOR MORE INFO
thecemeterytraveler.blogspot.com/2013/08/exhibition-opens-sacred-to-memory.html

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