Friday, September 21, 2018
 

LLCC Art Exhibit Progressive Reception

September 27, 2018

5250 Shepherd Road
Springfield, IL 62794
217-786-2200

TIME: 4:30pm-6:30pm

PRICE: Free

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LLCC Exhibit Opening Progressive Reception

Thursday, Sept. 27; 4:30-6:30 p.m.

James S. Murray Gallery and Philip and Mary Kathryn Trutter Museum, 5250 Shepherd Road, Springfield

The James S. Murray Gallery exhibit will feature the original artwork of all current LLCC Art faculty. The Trutter exhibit will feature "Art, Asia & Antiquities – people, places and things that inspired Phil Trutter".

Hors d'oeuvres will be served at the Trutter Museum; dessert and coffee at the James S. Murray Gallery, with food prepared by student-members of the LLCC Epicurean Club.

Free and open to the public.

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Lincoln Land Community College invites the public to view two art exhibits and attend a progressive opening reception on Thursday, Sept. 27 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. The college's Trutter Museum will feature "Art, Asia and Antiquities" and have hors d'oeuvres and refreshments available. The James S. Murray Gallery will showcase a faculty art exhibit and have dessert bites and coffee. The museum and gallery are located on the LLCC Springfield campus, 5250 Shepherd Road.

"Art, Asia and Antiquities" will look at the inspirational forces behind the museum's namesake, Phil Trutter. The exhibit will include artwork by Lillian Scalzo, who taught Mr. Trutter in art classes as a boy at the Springfield Art Association, and by faculty emeritus Jack Madura and the late Jim Murray, both who were founding members of LLCC's art faculty and taught Mr. Trutter in his later years at LLCC.

The exhibit will also include a piece by Phil's mother, Frances Mischler Trutter, who encouraged his lifelong love of art, as well as items from Asia that are a part of the Trutter world heritage collection. The exhibit will be on display at the Trutter Museum through May 2019. Museum hours are Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or anytime by appointment.

The LLCC faculty exhibit showcases the work of Laura Anderson, Melissa Cunningham, Ashley Dickey, Al Shull, Leslie Stalter, Emily Thompson and Thom Whalen, all currently teaching courses at LLCC this semester. The LLCC faculty exhibit will be on display in the James S. Murray Gallery from Monday, Sept. 24 through Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. The gallery is open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is located on the second floor of Menard Hall. LLCC Art Department programs can be explored online at www.llcc.edu/art.

To learn more about the galleries and their exhibits, visit www.LLCCFoundation.org/what-we-do and www.llcc.edu/james-s-murray-gallery. 

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