Creativity Spotlight

The Wine Shop, Quimperle, Brittany by M. Elizabeth Price

2020-05-20T11:26:15-04:00May 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Although best known for her lush floral still lifes, M. Elizabeth Price also created scenes of village and farm life like "The Wine Shop, Quimperle, Brittany". During her artistic career, Price had taken a trip to France and Italy with fellow members of The Philadelphia Ten and created paintings inspired by her travels.


Sculpted Steel Wall Collage by Paul Evans

2020-04-27T13:55:28-04:00April 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Paul Evans was among the community of mid-century modern studio furniture craftsmen like Wharton Esherick and George Nakashima who helped make the greater Philadelphia region a prominent center for studio craft in the late 1960s. Today his highly experimental approaches to metal attract an international following.


Door and Surround by Phillip Lloyd Powell

2020-04-09T15:13:11-04:00April 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|

This twelve-foot high work by Phillip Lloyd Powell that once was installed in his former residence on Route 202 in New Hope, Pennsylvania, was permanently installed at the Michener in October 2010, and has remained an iconic work in the Museum’s galleries since that time.

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Let’s Collaborate! Explore the Artwork Puzzlehead

2020-03-23T12:52:08-04:00March 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|

In the 1930s, a group of modernist artists in Bucks County including Charles F. Ramsey, Louis Stone, and Charles Evans, formed the Cooperative Painting Project. Experimenting with expressive color, abstract forms, and modern concepts of creative design, this experimental group worked together for two years.