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Museum of Art-DeLand Exhibition: "The Magical World of M. C. Escher"

"The Magical World of M.C. Escher," on exhibit Jan. 26 through March 25 at the Museum of Art - DeLand, includes more than 150 of the artist's works. The exhibition features not only the Dutchman's self-described "more or less fantastic pictures" but also his realistic graphic works inspired by trips into the Italian countryside when he lived in Rome from 1923 to 1935.

"The Magical World of M. C. Escher" will be on exhibit Jan. 27 through March 25, 2018, at the Museum of Art - DeLand Downtown, 100 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand.  Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m.-9 p.m.Thursday (special extended hours for the Escher exhibit).  

Regular gallery admission is $10, free for museum members and children 12 and younger. Information: 386-734-4371 or  Special group rates are available by scheduling in advance, contact 386-734-4371 and ask for Pam Coffman, curator of education.

An opening night reception will be held 5-7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. Admission is $20 non-members, free for members. Reservations appreciated.

A vernissage for "The Magical World of M. C. Escher" will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. Admission is $50 non-members, $25 members. Reservations are required by calling 386-734-4371.