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Museum gotta see ‘um
February 27, 2015, 05:00 AM By Susan Cohn Daily Journal

Linda Dulaney
‘Luma’ is among the portraits by Linda Dulaney on exhibit at the Peninsula Art Institute in Burlingame March 19 through April 26. The public is invited to a reception for the artist scheduled on March 28.

THE PENINSULA ART INSTITUTE PRESENTS AN INTIMATE LOOK AT PORTRAITS AND STRUCTURE WITH PAINTER LINDA DULANEY. Painter Linda Dulaney is featured in a solo exhibit at the Peninsula Art Institute from March 19 through April 26 with a reception 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 28. Dulaney, who is known for her portraits, is founder of the Bay Area Classical Artist Atelier (BACAA), which offers an intimate setting where students have the opportunity to learn one on one from masters of realism. Dulaney said: “I am inspired by the beauty of the human structure and form. I can spend endless hours drawing and painting from the model to discover those beautiful forms. There is such a mystery and connection to be conveying the human form.” The Peninsula Art Institute Gallery is across the courtyard from the Peninsula Museum of Art’s main entrance at 1777 California Drive in Burlingame and is open the same hours as the museum, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday. Visit for more information or call 692-2101. Admission is free.


BAY AREA GARDEN RAILROAD AT HILLER AVIATION MUSEUM ON SATURDAY, FEB. 28. The Hiller Aviation Museum invites you to learn about The Bay Area Garden Railroad Society’s waist high track and live steam locomotives. These small live steam locomotives, which have a butane-fueled fire that boils water, are designed to be run in anybody’s backyard garden. They employ the same technique full sized locomotives have used for 175 years. Many examples of old time model steam locomotives will be seen running on the track, all the while puffing wonderful plumes of steam. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28. 601 Skyway Road, San Carlos. For information about Hiller Museum hours of operation and admission prices call 654-0200 or visit


MARCH 6 FIRST FRIDAY AT CLAREMONT ART STUDIOS IN SAN MATEO. The public is invited to view the creations of a trio of artists during a monthly night for the arts at Claremont Art Studios. Photographer Gabrielle Rondell exhibits Images of Cuba, a body of work from a trip the artist took in April 2012, traveling from the bustling city of Havana to the charming streets of Trinidad. Contemporary Surrealist Wildlife Painter Sarah Soward presents Rhinotopia paintings and limited edition prints. Carol Stanley Aaron shows paintings and Encaustics. 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, March 6. 1515 S. Claremont St., San Mateo.


DJERASSI SCULPTURE TOUR RESERVATIONS OPEN MARCH 4. The Djerassi Resident Artists Program on Bear Gulch Road in Woodside has provided more than 2,000 artist residencies and currently serves approximately 90 artists each year. From mid-April to late-October, the Program offers public tours of the 40 site-specific sculptures created by visiting visual artists over the years. Tours are led on unpaved and steep trails and climb 300 feet in elevation, requiring a significant level of physical stamina. No pets allowed. Reservations for 2015 tours will be available at starting at midnight on Wednesday, March 4.


BREAKING GROUND: PENINSULA WOMEN’S CAUCUS FOR ART AT SAN MATEO CITY HALL. Breaking Ground, which opens March 11 at the San Mateo City Hall Gallery, exhibits work by Beate Amler, Lorraine Capparell, Grace Cohen, Kris Idarius, Patricia Keefe, Annamaria Kusber, Rebecca Lambing, Ellen Lee, Tanya Lin, Marie LaPrade, Nancee McDonnell, Alysanne McGaffey, Yvonne Newhouse, Irene Schlesinger, Bonnie Smith, Deanna Taubman, Leigh Toldi and Marian Yap. The City of San Mateo is proud to provide local artists opportunities to showcase their work on the walls near the Council Chambers. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. 330 W. 20th Ave., San Mateo.


BOUQUETS TO ART AT THE DE YOUNG MUSEUM OF ART IN GOLDEN GATE PARK FROM APRIL 14-19. The Bay Area welcomes spring each year with this popular weeklong exhibition featuring unique art and floral mash-ups where floral designers create arrangements that pay tribute to and draw inspiration from the works in the de Young’s permanent collections. Throughout the week, visitors can participate in floral demonstrations by prominent designers, hands-on art activities for children, catered luncheons and a raffle. Adults $22–$23, seniors 65+ $19–$20, students with current ID $18–$19, youths 6–17 $12–$13, members and children 5 and under free. Prices subject to change without notice. Save $1 per ticket with advance online purchase. Upgrade your Bouquets to Art ticket for $1 to see special exhibition Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland. For more details please call (415) 750-3504 or visit

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