Thursday, Oct. 21, 2004 02:25 am
Springfield's oldest retail art gallery was launched in 1970 as an afterthought to the restoration of the Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices at the corner of Sixth and Adams streets. Three families ha...
Thursday, Oct. 7, 2004 10:33 pm
Morrisonville native Thomas "Thom" Whalen saw a lot of the country before settling down almost where he started. After grad school at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Whalen lived in Kansa...
Thursday, Sept. 23, 2004 11:59 pm
Danville native Grace Eckert didn't take art classes in high school, even though she knew she was going to be an artist. Her father, a math professor at Illinois State University and the Univer...
Thursday, Sept. 9, 2004 06:58 am
More than 60 artists from 12 states have registered for this weekend's Edwards Place Fine Crafts Festival, an annual event hosted by the Springfield Art Association. The number of participants ...
Thursday, Sept. 2, 2004 03:04 am
As a tide of "getting back to our roots" sweeps the country, woodcarving is gaining in popularity. The phenomenon will be in evidence this weekend at the 14th annual Sangamon Valley Woodcarvers...
Thursday, Aug. 19, 2004 03:54 pm
One of the longest-lasting galleries in Springfield evolved not from dreams of framed immortality but from the desire to put down roots in a relatively small Illinois community. Art Concepts is...
Thursday, Aug. 12, 2004 03:18 pm
In a wonderful case of serendipity, we get to enjoy the artistry of Georges Seurat in two media: a major exhibition in Chicago and an upcoming Springfield production of Stephen Sondheim's A Sun...
Thursday, July 22, 2004 02:26 am
Passersby can't help but notice the vibrantly decorated furniture and vivid display windows. Colors of every shade and objects of every shape draw visitors to the violet building on Sixth Stree...


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