April 9 - Virtual Evening with the Artist Tucker Smith

Explore our newest exhibition Tucker Smith: A Celebration of Nature with contemporary wildlife artist Tucker Smith, George L. Ohrstrom, Jr. Curator, Claudia Pfeiffer, and guest curator B. Bryon Price, Director of Charles M. Russell Center for the Study of Art of the American West from the University of Oklahoma.

This program is best enjoyed with a glass of your favorite evening beverage! Master Sommelier Jarad Slipp, owner of Knead Wine, Middleburg, Virginia, has specially paired a selection of recommended wines, described below, for this exhibition. They are available from any local wine retailer or from Knead Wine directly.

Whether it is bourbon, wine, hot tea, or a soda, unwind with Tucker Smith and join him for a personal discussion of his work and artistic process alongside the curators Claudia Pfeiffer and B. Bryon Price.


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Recommended Wines: 

Chakana Estate Malbec 2018 ($20) - Chakana is the name of the Southern Cross constellation. Its rotation in the sky throughout the year made it an effective agricultural calendar for the ancient Andean people. Estate Malbec is from Chakana's Altamira (3,200 ft elevation) and Gualtallary (5,500 ft elevation) vineyards. The color is deep purple, very intense, typical of Malbec. Plum, brambly berries, spices and an iris/violet note are apparent on the nose. Intense, fruity flavors with velvety tannins.


Evesham Wood Blanc du Puits Sec ($20) - Pinot Gris, Gewürztraminer, Pinot Blanc, Traminer, Rieslaner and Kerner co-fermenting them all in stainless steel.  The fermentation to start spontaneously with the yeast that came in naturally with the grapes.  The wine displays lots of spice and rose with hints of green apple and lime.

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