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National Park Service Spotlights Local Artist

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Date: January 25, 2010
Contact: Caitlin McQuade, 314-655-1720
Contact: Bob Moore, 314-655-1600

Old Rock House watercolor
Watercolor painting of Old Rock House by artist Sheila Harris.
Sue Ford/NPS

(St. Louis, MO)- Jefferson National Expansion Memorial will host a special exhibit from St. Louis artist Sheila Harris at the Old Courthouse from Feb. 14 through Aug. 22, 2010. Created especially for the memorial, the exhibit consists of nearly 40 watercolor paintings of buildings that once stood on the Arch grounds. The exhibit will launch with an artisit's reception on Sunday, Feb. 14, at 2 p.m.

While the exhibit is on display at the Old Courthouse, Harris will discuss and demonstrate her technique during several scheduleded appearances. A schedule of the appearances will be posted as soon as it's finalized.

For further information on the exhibit click here.

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The Old Courthouse

The Old Courthouse at the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial was a gathering place for pioneers going west. It was also the site of several important nineteeth century trials which helped fuel major changes to the American way of life. To learn more about the Old Courthouse click here. More...