National Park Service Spotlights Local Artist
Contact: Caitlin McQuade, 314-655-1720
Contact: Bob Moore, 314-655-1600
(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.
Did You Know?
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