Historical Society Announces New Exhibit “Warrenville Inspired” Opens Friday, March 16th

The Warrenville Historical Society is excited to announce its upcoming exhibition Warrenville Inspired.  The Historical Society is welcoming a group of artists to find inspiration amongst their historical collection and create an original piece to be displayed alongside the history and artifacts that moved them.  This inventive exhibit will open on Friday, March 16th and run through Sunday, April 22nd.  An artist reception will take place on Sunday, March 18th from 1-5pm, open and free to the general public.  Our director and curator, Sara Phalen, has been hard at work with the exhibit’s co-curator Anni Holm, an internationally exhibited Danish artist who now lives in West Chicago, to prepare for Warrenville Inspired’s opening weekend, which will also feature an additional display of the artists’ work at the Warren Tavern, located next to the Museum at 3S540 Second Street.  Artists featured in the exhibition are Jessica Bruah,  Mia Capodilupo, Patty Carroll, Pate Conaway, Andrew CopperSmith, Catherine Forster, Rita Grendze, Chris Hodge, Jason Judd, Alysia Kaplan, Patrick Lichty, Leah Mitchell, Alexis Lee Ortiz-Duarte, Kip Pasta, Dominic Sansone, Joe Urso, Rachel Weaver Rivera, Ana Zanic, Sarah Zimmer, and Adam Farcus and Allison Yasukawa on a collaborative piece.  The exhibit will be free to the general public.  Open hours at the Warrenville Historical Museum & Art Gallery, located at 3S530 Second Street, during the exhibit are Friday, March 16th 6-9pm, Saturday, March 17th 1-4pm, Sunday, March 18th 1-5pm (Opening Reception), Thursday, March 22nd 4-7pm, Sunday, March 25th 1-4pm, Thursday, March 29nd 4-7pm, Sunday, April 1st 1-4pm, Thursday, April 5th 4-7pm, Thursday, April 12th 4-7pm, Sunday, April 15th 1-4pm, Thursday, April 19th 4-7pm, Friday, April 20th 4-7pm, Saturday, April 21st 1-4pm and Sunday, April 22nd 1-4pm.  Additional programming will also be scheduled in conjunction with the exhibit, including artist talks and kids programming.  Please see our website (www.warrenvillehistorical.org), our Facebook Page, and blog (www.warrenvillehistorical.wordpress.com) for details as they are made available.  Please contact us with any additional questions at info@warrenvillehistorical.org or (630)393-4215. This is exhibition is sponsored in part by the City of Warrenville Hotel Motel Tax Fund.

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