Moore Hosts Philadelphia Premiere for Alice Neel Film

For Immediate Release
October 31, 2008

(Philadelphia, PA)
The Galleries at Moore College of Art & Design present the Philadelphia premiere of Alice Neel (2007), an award-winning documentary by Director Andrew Neel, Alice Neel’s grandson. The film,  is a personal account of the artist and Moore alumna Alice Neel. Visionary Voices is a new program of discussions and film screenings featuring creative thinkers from a range of disciplines in art and design.

Wednesday, November 12
6 – 8:30 pm
Stewart Auditorium
Moore College of Art & Design
Public reception following film screening

The event, held in conjunction with the exhibition: Alice Neel: Drawing from Life,is part of yearloong festivities for Moore's 160th Anniversary celebration. The exhibition is on view through December 6 in The Galleries at Moore. This event and the exhibition are FREE and open to the public for information call The Galleries at Moore at 215.965.4045.

Visionary voices is made possible with the support of Wilmington Trust

Media Contact:
Amanda Mott
Director of Communications
cell 267.259.8610


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Oct 31 2008
Moore College of Art & Design will host the Philadelphia premiere of the award-winning documentary film on painter, alumna, Alice Neel (1900-1984) at 6 pm on November 12, in Stewart Auditorium. The film and conversation with the director Andrew Neel, the grandson of Alice Neel is FREE and open to the public.

Published on October 31st, 2008