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International Arts Exhibit 2012

JEWISH CULTURE: Arts & Tradition exhibit features several Jewish artists whose work encompasses manuscript, paintings, papercuts and collage, ketubahs (marriage contracts), woodworking, silversmithing, textiles, ceramics and digitally-manipulated photography.

Dates:
June 1st - July 28th, 2012
Location: Anne Lloyd Gallery
Times:
Monday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Phone Number:
217-423-3189

For most of us, the concept of Jewish art conjures up images from the paintings of Marc Chagall. This year’s International Arts Experience at the Madden Arts Center promises to embrace the spirit of Chagall’s paintings, bringing to life core Jewish traditions that celebrate relationships, family, music, symbolism and ethnic roots.

Artistic examples of Judaic fine crafts that represent cultural rituals such as the menorah, mezuzah and chuppah add a sense of history and customs. And throughout, the exhibit wraps the art with references that recognize Jewish contributions to the performing and literary arts.

Exhibiting Artists:  Debra Band, Gabriel Bass, Stewart Cherlin, Melanie Dankowicz, Temma Gentles, Judith Joseph, Elaine Pelz, Leslie Pomerance, Beth Shadur, Jack Siegel, Leah Sosewitz, Jane Weintraub

Other International Arts activities:

Opening Cultural Event: 
Saturday, June 2, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
in the Madden Arts Center
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Shabbat (Sabbath) Dinner: 
Friday, June 22, 7 p.m.
in the Madden Arts Center
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Family Arts Day:
Saturday, June 23, 
(Two session) 10 a.m.-noon and 1:30-3:30 p.m.
in the Madden Arts Center
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Gallery Walk
Friday, July 6, 5-8 p.m.

International Arts Camp:  
July 23-27, (Grades 1-8)
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