Its time for celebrating!  photokunst’s Barbara Cox joined curator Jeanne Adams, and photographers Ernest H. Brooks and Dorothy Kerper Monnelly at The Mariners’ Museum for the inaugural FRAGILE WATERS opening celebrations.  The first reviews are in and the exhibition installation is described as “stunning with great flow!”

Thursday 5/30 evening’s Members preview reception provided opportunities for visitors to meet Jeanne, Ernie and Dorothy, but more are upcoming: 


The Mariners Museum
100 Museum Drive, Newport News, VA 
(757) 596-2222

Upcoming FRAGILE WATERS Special Events:

Saturday, June 19 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Gallery talks with the photographers and the exhibition curator will begin at 1 p.m. Bring the whole family and make your own photo album from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Opening activities are free for members and free with admission for non-members. 


Saturday, June 29 • 9 am

Trail Photo Walk and Gallery Tour with Dorothy Kerper Monnelly

Participants will take to the Noland Trail as they explore photo spots in The Mariners’ Park. Walk will begin at 9 am with a gallery tour at 11am. Reservations required.

Wednesday, July 24 at 7 pm

Lecture with Ernest H. Brooks II

Museum lobby. The lecture is free and open to the public. Galleries/exhibitions will not be open during the lecture.


Thursday, July 25 at 2 pm

Gallery Tour with Ernest H. Brooks II



 FRAGILE WATERS will be at the Mariners’ Museum through September 2, 2013.

Monday – Saturday: 9 AM to 5 PM
Sunday: 11 AM to 5 PM

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