OLEAN – An exhibition of hand-drawn watercolor maps of Civil War battlefields by acclaimed cartographer Earl McElfresh, of Olean, will open Thursday in the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts at St. Bonaventure University.
Titled “Fourscore and Seven,” the display depicts battlefields as they appeared to Civil War armies, complete with fences, crops, buildings and terrain. It will be open until May 30.
In conjunction with the opening Thursday, the Quick Center will host “Four Score and Seven Years Ago,” a Civil War-themed musical production by ArtsPower National Touring Theatre for youngsters in grades 3 through 8. Performances will be at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.