Oh, Shenandoah Traveling Exhibition

Oh, Shenandoah Traveling Exhibition

Pennsylvania Bank Barn

Content
48 framed original paintings, didactic panels, and labels

Size
Up to 1,700 square feet

Rental period
4 months

Display Period
3 months

Rental Fee
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Availability
Beginning November 2019

Across a spectacular natural setting that extends some 200 miles from the Potomac to the James River, the story of our nation’s multi-cultural nature can be seen in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. For three centuries, settlers of English, German, Scots-Irish, French, and African descent moved into the Valley in waves of settlement. They carried with them varied beliefs and enjoyed the religious freedom—and solitude—the region offered.

Oh, Shenandoah: Landscapes of Diversity is an exhibition of 50 plein air paintings by contemporary artist Andrei Kushnir representing the communities, farmlands, waterways, and historical sites of the Shenandoah Valley. A full-time painter since 1980, Kushnir captures the extraordinary beauty and richness of the Valley as well as the qualities that enticed pioneers—and those that followed—to settle and remain there.

About Andrei Kushnir

After experimenting with various media, Kushnir started painting in oils in 1980, and quickly discovered the joys of painting landscapes outdoors, en plein air. Essentially self-taught, Kushnir developed a naturalistic, realist style that focuses on the American landscape. Along with painting the Shenandoah Valley, he has also painted along the shores of Maine, New York, Cape Hatteras and Florida’s Gulf Coast, as well as in the Western U.S. states, particularly Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona. His work has been exhibited across the United States.

View the Traveling Exhibition Prospectus

Photo of VMHC Exhibit Technician, Veronica Blanco
To book this exhibition, please contact:

Veronica Blanco, Exhibit Technician

Email: vblanco@VirginiaHistory.org 
Phone: 804.340.2273
Mail: Virginia Museum of History & Culture, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, Virginia 23221

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View of Three States from Hilltop House
View of Three States from Hilltop House
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Long Branch Plantation, Clarke County
Long Branch Plantation, Clarke County
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Home of the North Fork Overlook at the New Market Battlefield
Home of the North Fork Overlook at the New Market Battlefield
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Pennsylvania Bank Barn, Bushong Farm, New Market Battlefield
Pennsylvania Bank Barn, Bushong Farm, New Market Battlefield
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Town of Shenandoah, South Fork
Town of Shenandoah, South Fork
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Rockbridge Vineyard near Raphine
Rockbridge Vineyard near Raphine