Sunday, January 17, 2010

Memory Exhibit-Mayslake Peabody Estate Photo's

The photo's present were taken this past week before the Exhibit Opening, Saturday Jan 16th, 4-6pm. Mayslake Peabody Estate if you decide to visit the exhibit during the hours that the Estate is open you will see all the works of the members from the Midwest Collage Society.
The Midwest Collage Society started in 2003 from a collage class taken at LaGrange Art League and a few devoted students and interested members.

Members meeting on the first Sunday of the month. Demonstration from our own members to visiting artist's are invited to share their process. Members work and plan exhibit opportunities to educate the public on the the fine art of collage.

Collage is an fine art starting over 1000 years ago but only since Picasso and George Braque has it taken such importance among the art world. In 2012 the Fine Art of Collage will be 100 years old.

Our members come from all over the midwest, and many back grounds sharing the common interest in collage.

The Midwest Collage Society is group with about 50 members.

Our membership dues are 20.00 per year and we collect a small collection from each member that attend the meetings of 5.00 when present.

Our next Exhibit will be in an Annual April 2010 at the Downers Grove Public Library. We like to celebrate Earth Day and awareness of recycling, reusing and repurpose with our art exhibt.

The Mayslake Peabody Estate is a wonderful place to visit and learn about it's past, many events are held there and the grounds during the warmer months are a delight to explore too.

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