SCOPE literary exhibit at Vachel Lindsay Home April 28-May 11
reading on opening day
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[April 25, 2012]
SPRINGFIELD -- The "Artist in
Residence" program series at the Vachel Lindsay Home Historic Site
continues with an April 28-May 11 exhibit of award-winning poetry,
prose and artwork from the SCOPE literary journal, published by the
SIU School of Medicine, Department of Medical Humanities.
A presentation by authors and artists included in the magazine will
open the exhibit at 2 p.m. Saturday.
The "Artist in Residence" series is co-sponsored by the Vachel
The exhibit will feature original artwork by medical students,
residents, faculty, staff and friends of the medical school. Each
year, an ever-changing committee of SIU medical students selects
submitted entries for inclusion in SCOPE magazine.
This is the 19th annual edition of SCOPE. Calls for entries each
autumn are open to anyone affiliated with SIU School of Medicine.
Entries need not be related to medicine. Visit
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Vachel Lindsay Home State Historic Site is the birthplace and
longtime residence of poet, author and artist Nicholas Vachel
Lindsay, 1879-1931. It is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m.
to 4 p.m. for free public tours.
[Text from file received from
the Illinois Historic