Persistent Memories: Narrative Sculptures by Willem Volkersz

October 8, 2015 - January 3, 2016

Persistent Memories: Narrative Sculptures by Willem Volkersz reveals the Bozeman, Montana, artist’s gifts as an expert educator and storyteller, who utilizes visual language to convey insights from a horrific time in the Modern Age that continues to astonish us with revelations of stories about acts of violence targeted at specific segments of society. As a member of the vanishing generation that grew up during WWII, Willem Volkersz draws upon and iterates his memories in a visual manner that illuminates the more positive aspects of humanity while recalling the tragedies of the past.

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LEAD SPONSORS: John W. and Carol L. H. Green; The Institute of Museum and Library Services
CONTRIBUTING SPONSORS: American Title & Escrow and Ted and Bess Lovec; Carol and Jim Spielman
SUPPORTING SPONSORS: Dr. Donald and Carol Roberts; Bob Durden
SEASON SPONSORS: U.S. Bank; David Orser and Ossie Abrams