Book Signing - Guest Lecture

Join us July 26th at DBMS!

As part of the Duxbury Art Association's centennial celebration, the DAA invites you to the Duxbury Bay Maritime School (457 Washington St. Duxbury) on Wednesday, July 26th, at 7:30pm for a free lecture by Faith Andrews Bedford about Frank W. Benson, American Impressionist painter, and DAA founding member.

To reserve your seat for this special evening, please email, and type "RSVP" in the subject line.


Faith Andrews Bedford is the noted authority on the American Impressionist painter Frank W. Benson. She has written and lectured extensively on the artist and has contributed the lead essays for a number of catalogues including: the Benson retrospective at the Berry-Hill Gallery in New York City in l989, the exhibition of Benson's sporting art at the Ward Museum in Salisbury, MD in 1996 and the Peabody Essex Museum's show "Frank W. Benson: American Impressionist" in 2000 for which she was the guest curator. She was also the guest curator for the exhibition "Impressionist Summers: Frank W. Benson's North Haven" at the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland, Maine in 2012. Her essays have also appeared in the catalogues of exhibitions featuring American Impressionist artists.
Her books on Benson include Frank W. Benson American Impressionist (Rizzoli) and The Sporting Art of Frank W. Benson (David R. Godine) and Impressionist Summers: Frank W. Benson's North Haven (Rizzoli/Skira). She supplies appraisals, essay entries and authentications to the major the auction houses as well as for many private galleries and collectors. She is the advisor to the Vose Gallery Benson catalogue raisonné. Her numerous articles on the artist have appeared in many magazines. To learn more about Benson or to contact Mrs. Andrews Bedford click on