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Ilya Gefter Artist Lecture: The Hermitage, the Met, and the Middle East

Presented by Friends of the Yellow Barn at Yellow Barn Studio at Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo MD

Sep 09, 2017

Ilya Gefter Artist Lecture: The Hermitage, the Met, and the Middle East

Ilya Gefter, a Russian-born, US-educated, Israeli artist, discusses his reflections on the experience of living and working as a painter in over 7 cities on 3 continents.

On September 9, Ilya Gefter will discuss his reflections on the experience of living and working as a painter in over 7 cities on 3 continents, starting in St Petersburg, Russia and arriving at Tel Aviv, Israel in recent years. Every new place has its landscape and its art collections to offer. While the landscapes are never the same, the diverse artistic traditions have much in common. Art historical threads make up a breathtaking fabric spreading over continents.  According to Gefter “the

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ADMISSION INFO

Admission to the lecture is $35 for members of Friends of the Yellow Barn and $50 for n0n-members.  Tickets are available online at www.yellowbarnstudio.com.

Email: yochum.harp@comcast.net

LOCATION

Yellow Barn Studio at Glen Echo Park

7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD 20812

PARKING INFO

Glen Echo Park is located at 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD, 20812 (this is the intersection of Goldsboro Rd and MacArthur Blvd).

From Northern Virginia, take Route 495 to the exit for the Clara Barton Parkway toward Washington, DC. Take the Exit for Glen Echo. Left at the stop sign on MacArthur Blvd. and left into Glen Echo Park. The Yellow Barn is next to the stone tower.

From Rockville, take 270 South to 495 south toward Northern Virginia. Take the exit for Glen Echo and the Clara Barton Parkway. Exit at Glen Echo and proceed to the stop sign on MacArthur Blvd. Take a left into Glen Echo Park.

From Silver Spring, take East West Highway to Bethesda, turn onto Old Georgetown Road then take a left on Wilson Lane. Follow Wilson Lane for a few miles to MacArthur Blvd. Turn Left onto MacArthur Blvd, then turn right into Glen Echo Park’s free parking lot.

Using Public Transportation, take Montgomery County Ride-On bus #29 operating daily from the Friendship Heights metro station on the Red Line.

For further inquiries relating to directions or Glen Echo Park, please call the National Park Service at: 301-492-6229.

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