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Modern American Medals on display at APS Museum

Medallic Exhibit at American Philatelic Center
Opening, Seminars & Reception Saturday, November 8

From 10 am to 6 pm on Saturday, November 8 an exhibition of nearly 100 items from 30th Congress of the International Federation of Medallic Art will open at the American Philatelic Center , 100 Match Factory Place , Bellefonte , Pennsylvania .  This exhibition (which includes two Cuhaj created medals) is supplemented by works of six additional Pennsylvania medallic artists:  Richard Bonham, William Davis, Eugene Daub, Helen Gorsuch, Jim Licaretz, and Jeanne Stevens-Sollman.

As part of the opening a Demonstration, Lecture and Reception will be held on Saturday, November 8.  From 10:30 am to noon artist Jim Licaretz will provide demonstrations in Cold Cast Bronze.  At 3 pm collector and historian Donald Scarinci  will present “Art that can’t be licked”  Understanding Contemporary Medals.”  The opening reception will be held from 4 pm to 6 pm.  All events are free and open to the public.

The exhibition will remain on display in the American Philatelic Center , home of the American Philatelic Society, the nation’s leading organization for postage stamp collectors, through January 15.  Regular hours are 8 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday.

For directions call 814-933-3803 or visit the Society’s website.

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