Dickson Mounds Museum to feature Saturday afternoon movie, 'Our
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[September 05, 2012]
LEWISTOWN -- As part of the Spoon River
Reads project, Dickson Mounds Museum is hosting a "Movie Afternoon"
Saturday featuring "Our Town," a 1940 film adaptation Thornton
Wilder's 1937 three-act play. The movie will begin at 2 p.m. in the
Directed by Sam Wood, "Our Town" stars William Holden and Martha
Scott and received Academy Award nominations for Best Picture, Best
Actress, Best Black & White Art Direction, Best Original Score and
Score, and Best Sound Recording.
Admission is free. Light refreshments will be provided during the
This program is a collaborative effort between Dickson Mounds
Museum, the Fulton County Arts Council and the Spoon River Reads
project. The Fulton County Arts Council is partially funded by the
Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.
The Illinois State Museums -- Dickson Mounds is located between
Lewistown and Havana, off Illinois Routes 78 and 97. The museum is
open free to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day. Tours
and special programs are available for groups with reservations. For
more information, call 309-547-3721 or TTY 217-782-9175 or visit the
museum's website at
www.experiencedicksonmounds.com. Remember to like Illinois State
Museum-Dickson Mounds on Facebook.
[Text from file received from
Dickson Mounds Museum]