Cedar Rapids Museum Of Art

ROY G BIV: A Rainbow of Art

Location: Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
Time: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
410 Third Avenue SE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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Next Upcoming Date: Thursday, April 25 2024

April

25

2024

Upcoming Dates For This Event:
  • Thursday, April 25
  • Friday, April 26
  • Saturday, April 27
  • Sunday, April 28
  • Tuesday, April 30
  • Wednesday, May 1
  • Thursday, May 2
  • Friday, May 3
  • Saturday, May 4
  • Sunday, May 5

This exhibition, drawn from the permanent collection, celebrates the use of color by artists.  While many viewers expect art to be colorful, in reality, much of it is not.  When it is used, color has an amazing ability to add power and drama to a work.  Artists often utilize color for expressive purposes, seeking to elicit a specific emotion or feeling.  ROY G. BIV plays off the idea of the color wheel (Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet) to explore the role that color plays in art.

This exhibition and accompanying educational programming have been made possible in part by the McIntyre Foundation and GreatAmerica Financial Services.  Additional support has been provided by the Program Support Grant Fund of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Iowa Arts Council, which exists within the Iowa Economic Development Authority, members of the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, and contributors to the Museum’s Annual Fund.  Annual educational programming has been supported in part by Transamerica.