Waukesha County Museum Opens Owen Gromme: The 115th Birthday Exhibition

The Waukesha County Museum presents Owen Gromme: The 115th Birthday Exhibition on view from July 5, 2011 for a limited time.

Celebrating the “Dean of American Wildlife Artists,” this exclusive exhibit features over 30 original oil paintings held by the Gromme family, several that have never been publicly displayed. Objects include Gromme’s African expedition rifles, paint palette and smock, personal passport, original field notes and sketches, and family photographs. Michael Mentzer, co-author of The World of Owen Gromme, provides exhibit text.

Image: Owen Gromme, Waukesha County Museum

The museum’s mission is to serve Waukesha County and beyond as an educational and cultural resource while preserving and sharing county history.

Waukesha County Historical Society & Museum
101 West Main Street
Waukesha, WI 53186-4811
(262) 521-2859
www.waukeshacountymuseum.org

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