In Our Gallery

June/July 2021 - International Arts Experience: Discover Mexico

The exhibit will explore both historic and modern traditions from various regions of Mexico through the lens of the arts.

Dates:
May 24th - July 28th, 2021
Location: Anne Lloyd Gallery
Times:
Monday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Tuesday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Wednesday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Thursday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Saturday, 10 am - 2 pm
Phone Number:
217-423-3189

Modern Mexico reflects the rich history and the gradual blending of native cultures with Spanish traditions, style, and religion. Join us as we "Discover Mexico" through a collection curated in cooperation with several local lenders and institutions. 

Listen to the postcast about the Discover MEXICO exhibit. CLICK HERE

Opening Cultural Event: 
Fri., June 4, 5-7:30 pm
A family event for all ages!

  • Opening of International Arts Experience exhibit in the Anne Lloyd Gallery
  • Ballet Folklorico sol de Mexico dancers present a series of socially-distanced performances.
  • Mexican-inspired hands-on artmaking.
  • Authentic Mexican cuisine sold outside by Smack'n Tacos food truck.
  • Blue Connection Art Gallery will offer a special sales event of a large collection of Southwest turquoise and silver jewelry plus accessories, provided by Ed Walker Fine Arts & Antiques.
  • Other downtown galleries open include Gallery 510 and The ArtFarm.

July Gallery Walk:
Fri., July 9, 5-7:30 pm

  • Featuring the Xochitl-Quetzal Aztec Dancers performing at 6 pm.
  • Blue Connection Art Gallery is hosting this summer's 2021 Crowder Artist-in-Residence Shannon Cook.
  • Gallery 510 is hosting exhibit by Dan Modzelewski who will speak at 6:30 pm.
  • Also visit The ArtFarm.

Mexican Roadshow - Members+ Event
Wed., July 21, 6-7 pm 
Presented by Terri Clemens, Mexican folk art expert (Click HERE to learn more.)

Contact about scheduling a field trip for your group this summer - 217-423-3189.

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Saturday Gallery Hours: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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