News Flash Home
The original item was published from 5/20/2017 6:50:19 PM to 9/18/2017 12:00:03 AM.

News Flash

Rahr West Art Museum

Posted on: May 20, 2017



The Rahr-West Art Museum, in association with Subfest, is pleased to bring to Wisconsin ‘Silent Service,’ a collection of 26 paintings from the U.S. Navy History and Heritage Command. This exhibition will be on view in the Rahr-West Art Museum’s Lounge Gallery from May 21 through September 17. 

Branded as the “Silent Service,” submarines are known not only for keeping quiet regarding the duties they perform, but also how they move through the water.  With their aerodynamic shape for speed and dark hull for camouflage these ships continue to be both a mystery and a fascination.  

The exhibition features oil paintings created by CMDR John Charles Roach, (USNR-Ret.), longtime artist-in-residence for the U.S. Navy. Roach studies at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris before joining the Navy.  

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Rahr West Art Museum

Parlor 3 2018

Christmas in the Mansion now open!

Posted on: November 21, 2023