dc1968

curated project commemorating the 50th anniversary of 1968 in dc

dedicated to bobby r. hale
5 september 1968 & alma thomas: recent paintings solo exhibition @franz bader gallery take 2

5 september 1968 & alma thomas: recent paintings solo exhibition @franz bader gallery take 2

#OTD 5 September 1968 Alma Thomas had at least 16 paintings and watercolors in her solo exhibition at the Franz Bader Gallery from 3 September to 21 September. The pieces included:

Advent of Spring
Birth of Beauty
Burst of Fall
Formal Garden
Orange Glow
Reflections
Resurrection
Saber Dance
Spring Garden
Suddenly It's Spring
Swan Lake
Symphony of Azaleas
Transcendental
Unframed Watercolor - untitled
Vibratile Offering
Viennese Waltzes
l

All of these works of art were purchased during the exhibit--primarily by Washingtonians.

Your comments are welcome below. Did you, family members or neighbors purchase one of Thomas' paintings or watercolors? Did you attend the exhibition? Did you purchase one of the paintings or watercolors? Did you know Alma Thomas? Did you know Franz Bader? What do you remember about the gallery? Do you have photographs, posters, invitations and other material from the exhibition? You may comment privately here.

Photo source: Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Alma Thomas Papers, Box 5, Folder 36, Alma Thomas: Recent Paintings (1968), Franz Bader Gallery, 1968. Ida Jervis, photographer, c1968.
The Alma Thomas Papers have been digitized. Check out the collection online with the above link.

6 september 1968 & capitol ballet company

6 september 1968 & capitol ballet company

4 september 1968 & parents protest school boundary changes

4 september 1968 & parents protest school boundary changes