The Chico Museum and Leon Bistro are presenting "Reverie...Interpretations of Nature by Dennis Leon." The exhibit features pastel drawings, paintings, and sculpture of the natural landscape by the late artist. His art is world renowned, and has been exhibited widely at institutions like the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the corcoran Gallery in Washington, D.C., and the Djerassi Foundation in Woodside.
The opening reception Sunday is a benefit for Chico Museum. It will feature Petite Desserts and Champagne, provided by Chef Ann Leon ... the artists daughter. Steve Oliver, past board Chair of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, will speak.
Attendees must be 21 years or older.
The Opening Reception is Sunday, February 9th, 2 - 5 p.m., at the Chico Museum. Tickets are $35 and are available through Friday at Lyon Books, Art Etc., Leon Bistro, the Chico Museum, or on-line at www.chicomuseum.org.