Victoria on October 9th, 2014

A Day in the Life: Artists’ Diaries from the Archives of American Art – September 26, 2014 to February 28, 2015, Lawrence A. Fleischman Gallery, 8th and F Streets, NW, Washington DC. One of the diaries included in this exhibit is Allen’s mother Margaret Tupper True’s (1858-1926) diary. The majority of entries are written by Margaret, a few […]

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The touring exhibition Allen True’s West opened on November 12, 2010, and will run through January 9, 2011, in the El Pomar Gallery of the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Museum, 30 West Dale Street in Colorado Springs, CO. Victoria Tupper Kirby and her sister Joan True McKibben, both granddaughters of Allen True, attended the […]

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Victoria on February 2nd, 2011

Due to a winter storm affecting the Oklahoma City area, the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum will be closed to the public Tuesday, February 1, through Thursday, February 3, 2011. In addition to the galleries, this closing includes Dining on Persimmon Hill restaurant inside the Museum, The Museum Store and the administrative offices. Please […]

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The touring exhibit Allen True’s West opens next at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63rd Street in Oklahoma City, OK,  on February 4 and runs through May 15, 2011. It is the last venue for this show (due to the bankruptcy of the organization handling the tour). There is a preview […]

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Victoria on November 26th, 2010

ALLEN TRUE WAS A FAMILY MAN Victoria Tupper Kirby says her grandfather taught her to fly fish, play chess and draw horses. She recalls less about his work in the studio than she does about True gently training the family dog. “He was a very patient man, my grandfather, with children and animals,” she says. But […]

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Victoria on November 21st, 2010

Allen True’s West: New touring show celebrates Western art “Allen True’s West” When: Through Jan. 9 Where: Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. Admission: $10, $8.50 seniors, military personnel with ID and students, members free; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org Something else: From 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Victoria Tupper Kirby, co-author of “Allen Tupper True: An […]

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Victoria on November 21st, 2010

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Allen True’s West opened on November 12, 2010, and will run through January 9, 2011, in the El Pomar Gallery of the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Museum, 30 West Dale Street in Colorado Springs, CO.  A well-attended opening reception was held on November 11 from 5-7 pm, followed by an illustrated talk and book […]

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Victoria on November 21st, 2010

Victoria Tupper Kirby was invited by Black Cat Books in Manitou Springs (about 15 minutes from Colorado Springs, CO), to sign copies of her grandfather’s biography on Saturday, November 13, from 2-4 pm.  Kirby, coauthor with her mother Jere True of Allen Tupper True: An American Artist, was in the area for the opening of […]

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During the Allen True’s West auxiliary exhibit at the Colorado State Capitol in Denver (October 2, 2009 – March 28, 2010), 823 single entries were written in the Allen Tupper True notebook placed by Manager of Visitor Services Edna Peltzmann on a music stand in the capitol rotunda where True’s eight History of Water in the […]

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