You’re Invited: The Art of Martha’s Vineyard’s Great Ponds

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The Island’s great ponds are among our most distinctive (and beautiful) landscape features. And at the moment, our most imperiled. For generations, Island artists have been capturing their beauty with paintings and photographs — haunting reminders of what we have to lose if we don’t take care of these treasures.

Martha’s Vineyard Bank will host an exhibit, “The Art of Martha’s Vineyard’s Great Ponds,” at their Chilmark branch (517 South Road), from August 12 to Sept. 6. The show will be curated by Monina von Opel, from the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital’s Permanent Art Collection.

Join Great Ponds artists at the opening reception on August 12 at 5:30 p.m., where “Great Ponds” documentary filmmaker Ollie Becker will answer questions.

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Jamie Kageleiry
Jamie Kageleiry
Jamie Kageleiry, vice president of publishing operations at Bluedot Living, LLC, is the former associate publisher of the MVTimes Company (and an editor at Edible Vineyard and Arts & Ideas Magazines), and the former editor in chief of Martha's Vineyard Magazine. She has written on subjects ranging from baseball to brain science; car-free travel, and tree climbing for various regional and national publications, including Yankee Magazine and the Boston Globe.

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