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Posted on: February 4, 2019

Culture is Calling

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The Neighborhood Public Art Grant program is available to all Elgin registered 501(c)3 neighborhood organizations. The program is intended to give the residents of the community a voice in determining the art in their neighborhood and to help further show...

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Posted on: January 22, 2019

Elgin Cultural Arts Commission accepting applications for public art installations

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Elgin Cultural Arts Commission accepting applications for public art installations 

The City of Elgin Cultural Arts Commission (ECAC) announces its’ third annual Call for Public Art.  The ECAC is searching for two new pieces of public art...

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

January/February Special Events Newsletter

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The Elgin Literary Festival: The 5th annual Elgin Literary Festival (ELF) is a free celebration of the written word taking place at the Hemmens Cultural Center Friday and Saturday, January 25 and 26. The Festival highlights bookish culture and provides wr...

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Posted on: January 10, 2019

Daydream Analysis

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With the generous grant from the Elgin Cultural Arts Commission, my collaboration with Kira fox titled “Daydream” successfully displayed from November 30th through December 16th in Elgin’s, Side Street Studio Arts. “Daydream” closed the spaces exhibition ...

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

A Year In Review and a Look Ahead to 2019

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•The Elgin Literary Festival brought four featured speakers to the Hemmens Cultural Center for two days of free programing on the written word. The festival includes a poetry night, panels, and workshops for readers and writers. 

•The Elgin Fringe Festival...

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