Art in the Park Week

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Date: July 18, 2013



National Park ServiceNews Release
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

                                          Mixed media sculpting            HannahJoy Pheasant

Friday, August 9                Quilting                                  Homestead Quilting Group

                                            Mixed media sculpting HannahJoy Pheasant

Saturday, August 10          Loom weaving                          Karen Higgins  

                                          Mixed media sculpting            HannahJoy Pheasant

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 visit



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