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Elkhart Library to host exhibit: 'Art and Architecture in Illinois Libraries'          Send a link to a friend

[FEB. 14, 2007]  ELKHART -- The Elkhart Public Library District has been selected to host the traveling exhibit "Art and Architecture in Illinois Libraries," which celebrates the rich architectural and artistic heritage of Illinois libraries. You can see the exhibit March 5-23 at Elkhart Library.

Using a variety of formats, the exhibit is designed to appeal to audiences of all ages.

This exhibit was developed based on information and images collected by Eastern Illinois University's Booth Library through surveys and more than 600 site visits.

Funding for the project was provided by the Illinois State Library, a division under the secretary of state, using funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, under the federal Library Services and Technology Act, and by Eastern Illinois University, Booth Library.

For more information, contact the library at 217-947-2313. Donna Cunningham is the library director.

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March 5-23

"Art and Architecture in Illinois Libraries"
Exhibit and local artist exhibit

March 5, 6-8 p.m.

Open house and unveiling of library mural commissioned by Renee Sisk of Dragonfly Art Studio. Refreshments served.

March 10, 10 a.m.

Art workshop
Learn art techniques and take home your own creation. Instructor Renee Sisk. Register today; class size limited.

March 17, 10 a.m.

"Architectural Restoration and Salvage"
Lecture and tour by Peter Niehaus Construction. Call 217-947-2313 for reservations.

(Text from file received from Elkhart Public Library District)

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