July Exhibit - Happy Hour
June 26 - July 30, 2014.
“Girls Night Out”, by Pat Riordan, illustrates the contemporary coinage of the term “happy hour”. Her image is of a bar’s interior with ladies clustered in groups, some at the bar and others seated at a table being served by a waiter.
“Is the sun over the yardarm yet?” is a phrase sailors used as a reason to celebrate with libations. Inspired by this boater’s expression, Joyce Condry’s oil painting shows a frighteningly rough sea with the hope of a clearing sky as a bit of sunshine breaks through and promises the sailors time at their favorite pub.