CLC Art Exhibit Opens Tonight

The College of Lake County in Grayslake will host a reception for the artists at 7 p.m. tonight. It is open to the public.

A Members Exhibition, featuring a diverse collection of 92 art works by artist members of the Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art, will open at the College of Lake County on Friday, Jan. 18 and run through Feb. 24.

The exhibit will kick off with a reception for the artists on Jan. 18 from 7-9 p.m. in the gallery, located on CLC’s Grayslake campus, 19351 W. Washington St., in Grayslake.

The opening night reception, which is free and open to the public, will include refreshments and musical entertainment by Jazz Spectrum. During the reception, gifts items in ARTcetera, the gallery’s sales shop, will be discounted 10 percent. Members of the Friends of the Gallery will receive a total of 20 percent off items purchased during the reception.

Patrons should enter through the C Wing and proceed toward the Library/Learning Resource Center.

For further information about the gallery, call curator Steve Jones at (847) 543-2240 or visit http://gallery.clcillinois.edu.

The gallery is free and open to the public. Hours for the exhibit are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday; and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. The gallery will be closed Jan. 19-21 for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

The Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art on the Grayslake campus is a project of the College of Lake County Foundation and is located at 19351 W. Washington St. Established by the CLC Foundation in 1981, the gallery is committed to displaying the works of Illinois artists and increasing the visibility of nationally known artists in Lake County. The gallery promotes tours and educational programs in conjunction with its exhibitions. For more information, contact curator Steve Jones at (847) 543-2240 or at sjones@clcillinois.edu. Or visit http://gallery.clcillinois.edu.

Submitted by the College of Lake County


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