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Park City Museum gets its kicks with “America's Road: The Journey of Route 66.” - The Park Record

Fri, 2018-02-16 20:00

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Park City Museum gets its kicks with “America's Road: The Journey of Route 66.”
The Park Record
"The road passed through eight states — Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California, and while the road didn't go through Utah, it is an emblem of 20th century America and the Westward movement, and I think it fits ...

Celebrating Black History - PC The Cowl

Thu, 2018-02-15 18:13

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Celebrating Black History
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As part of Providence College's celebration of Black History Month, multiple departments across campus, such as Student Affairs and the Office of Institutional Diversity, sponsored the return of the Black History 101 Mobile Museum, which was on display ...

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Arts Council displays featured artist - CambridgeChronicle.com (blog)

Thu, 2018-02-15 12:45

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Arts Council displays featured artist
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While teaching Museum Art Classes at a Smithsonian-affiliate art museum, she specialized in old master methods, luminous art, painting from life, color theory, perspective and design skills. Coulter was approached by one of her adult students to paint ...

Celebrating Black History - PC The Cowl

Thu, 2018-02-15 11:23

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Celebrating Black History
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As part of Providence College's celebration of Black History Month, multiple departments across campus, such as Student Affairs and the Office of Institutional Diversity, sponsored the return of the Black History 101 Mobile Museum, which was on display ...

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Illinois American Water announces 2018 Environmental Grant Program - Kendall County Now

Thu, 2018-02-15 05:34

Illinois American Water announces 2018 Environmental Grant Program
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Peoria Park District received a $550 grant to supply dumpsters and tire recycling for the Illinois River Sweep. • Peoria Playhouse Children's Museum received a $1,000 grant to support five water camp scholarships. Grant information and application ...

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Chocolate Festival has new location this year - Galesburg Register-Mail

Wed, 2018-02-14 16:10

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Chocolate Festival has new location this year
Galesburg Register-Mail
... with the richest histories in the state of Illinois,” Sugai said. “It certainly has produced more educators, politicians, authors, artists, entrepreneurs and athletes than almost any other small town in the state of Illinois.” The event usually ...

France Returns Works Orphaned By Nazi Looting, Seeking Owners Or Heirs - NPR Illinois | 91.9 UIS

Wed, 2018-02-14 14:16

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France Returns Works Orphaned By Nazi Looting, Seeking Owners Or Heirs
NPR Illinois | 91.9 UIS
The Louvre says the French state kept more than 2,100 of these works and registered them with a museum service intended to preserve and catalog them. But they've never been meant to stay orphans forever. In December, the Louvre opened two rooms ...

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Hidden gem: Chappell's library includes an extensive collection of fine art - Scottsbluff Star Herald

Wed, 2018-02-14 13:09

Scottsbluff Star Herald

Hidden gem: Chappell's library includes an extensive collection of fine art
Scottsbluff Star Herald
Also in the gallery is a substantial collection of works by Chappell artist Aaron Gunn Pyle. The most prominently featured artist, Pyle was born in Kansas but lived most of his life in Chappell. Rumored to be reclusive and eccentric, he tended to his ...

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Art Institute of Chicago Acquires Modern Art Piece - U.S. News & World Report

Wed, 2018-02-14 11:40

Art Institute of Chicago Acquires Modern Art Piece
U.S. News & World Report
... proudest possessions, has been acquired by the Art Institute of Chicago," Senior Curator David White said. "Duchamp and his work hugely influenced Rauschenberg's thinking about art and the Bottle Rack will continue to provoke and enrich viewers as ...

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Arts Council displays featured artist - Newton Press Mentor - Newton Press Mentor

Wed, 2018-02-14 08:04

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Arts Council displays featured artist - Newton Press Mentor
Newton Press Mentor
The Fulton County Arts Council is currently featuring works by Linda Coulter in the lower level atrium gallery at Graham Hospital. This year's featured artist show will be available for viewing until May 1, 2018.

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Peter Ghyczy, restrospective at ADAM museum | Abitare - Abitare

Wed, 2018-02-14 03:07

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Peter Ghyczy, restrospective at ADAM museum | Abitare
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Fifty years have passed since its creation: the Garden Egg Chair, designed in 1968 by the Hungarian designer Peter Ghyczy to explore the potentialities of a new material at the time, polyurethane, is now seen as a true masterpiece and has entered the ...

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Hidden gem Chappell's library includes an extensive collection - Scottsbluff Star Herald

Wed, 2018-02-14 00:07

Scottsbluff Star Herald

Hidden gem Chappell's library includes an extensive collection
Scottsbluff Star Herald
A hint of what's inside lies in the last two words of the building's title — because of its art collection, the library in Chappell is no ordinary library. Inside hangs artworks that belonged to the wife of the town's namesake. Charles Henry Chappell ...

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Donors give one-of-a-kind letter, painting to Lincoln Presidential ... - Alton Telegraph

Tue, 2018-02-13 18:39

Alton Telegraph

Donors give one-of-a-kind letter, painting to Lincoln Presidential ...
Alton Telegraph
For The Telegraph An angry letter that future president Abraham Lincoln wrote to colleague Andrew McCormack, one of the “Long Nine,” a group of nine tall Illinois legislators who banded together and, among other things, helped make Springfield the ...
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Illinois at 200: Vandalia Area History Museums - IllinoisHomePage.net

Mon, 2018-02-12 17:31

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Illinois at 200: Vandalia Area History Museums
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To learn more about the museum, you can visit the National Road Interpretive Center website. 2) Fayette County Museum. The museum features both local and state history exhibits. From maps of what Vandalia would have looked like at the time it was the ...