Maarten Platje: The Early History of the U.S. Navy
May 3 - August 18, 2019
This exhibition features 15 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. Additional paintings by this popular artist from MMAM’s collections will also be on display.
Dual Opening Reception
THURSDAY, May 9, 2019
5:00-7:00PM. Free for members and students, others $10
Come celebrate the opening of Maarten Platje: The Early History of the U.S. Navy and Alec Soth: Sleeping by the Mississippi. There will be passed hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar.