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National Park ServiceNews Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 18, 2013
Merrith Baughman 402-223-3514
Art in the Park Week
at Homestead National Monument of America
Homestead National Monument of America is pleased to announce a great line-up of talented artists for this year’s Art in the Park Week,August 4-10, 2013. Throughout the week artists will present at the Homestead Education Center from10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Art media will include glass marble making, American Indian beadwork, instrument making, stained glass design, quilting, china painting, and weaving on a loom. Artist-in-Residence HannahJoy Pheasant will be working on her mixed media sculpture during this time also. Visitors will be able to watch the artists as they work on their craft either in the Education Center’s multi-purpose room or courtyard. Visitors can ask questions to learn about the artists’ craft and their background.
Below is a schedule of the artists:
Sunday, August 4 Glass marble making Chris Witulski
Monday, August 5 China painting Mary Kay Osterhaus
Tuesday, August 6 Making wooden instruments Harold Witulski
Wednesday, August 7 Stained glass artwork John Buchanan
Thursday, August 8 Native American artwork Indian Center, Inc., Youth Suicide Prevention Program
Friday, August 9 Quilting
Saturday, August 10 Loom weaving Karen Higgins
Remember, Homestead National Monument of America has an exciting schedule of events planned for 2013. Keep up with the latest information by following us on Twitter (HomesteadNM) and Facebook (Homestead National Monument of America).
Homestead National Monument of America is a unit of the National Park Service located four miles west of Beatrice, Nebraska. Hours of operation are8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondaythrough Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.SaturdayandSunday. Admission is free of charge. For additional information, please call 402-223-3514 or visithttps://www.nps.gov/home/index.
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