Galena Center for the Arts

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    Celebrating regional art in its many forms: special exhibits, performances, regional artwork gallery, photography from the historic Alfie Mueller collection.

    Upcoming Happenings

    Catch the Train exhibit-related activities
    -Dec. 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17 from 1-4 p.m.: Up to three trains running with different trains every day.
    -Dec. 1, 4-7 p.m.: Opening reception, with trains running and refreshments.
    -Dec. 7, 7 p.m.: Railroad themed movie night showing the thriller “Unstoppable”, about a runaway train.
    -Dec. 3, 10, 17: at 2 p.m.: Story Time Reading of Polar Express.
    -December 8: Presentation by Philip Jackman about research for making models.
    -Dec. 15, 7 p.m.: Presentation on Train Chasing and railroad history by Philip and Terri Jackman.
    -Dec. 16, 6-9 p.m.: Grown-up kids get the opportunity to operate the trains.
    -Dec 17, 1-4 p.m.: Kids (under supervision) get the opportunity to operate the trains. Unposed Photography will be there to take photos of the kids as engineers.

     

    Tie-Dyeing workshop, Jan. 20
    Laura Scoles guides participants through the process of tie-dying two cotton tea towels using professional dyes and methods for colorfast results.

    Modern tie-dye is considered an American art form, which was born out of traditional Japanese shibori and Ikat weaving. Participants learn folds to create a heart pattern. Wear old clothes or an apron. Laura will provide everything you need to make two towels.

    When: Jan. 20
    Where: Galena Center for the Arts
    Time: 10 a.m.-Noon
    Cost: $28.50
    Please call to register by January 13th. 779-214-0261

    -Open All Year
    -Wheelchair Accessible

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     219 Summit St
    Galena
    Illinois
    United States
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Place Category: Attractions, Art Galleries & Studios, Arts & Culture, Family Friendly, Theater & Performing Arts, Galena, Tours, and Scenic Art LoopPlace Tags: Art, Art Gallery, Galena, Galena IL, Jo Daviess County, Open All Year, Shopping, Theater, and Wheelchair Accessible