|Quad City Arts Hosts Free Train Exhibit & Art Expo for the 2011 Train Festival|
|News Releases - Art, Galleries & Museums|
|Written by Rebecca Green|
|Tuesday, 19 July 2011 18:26|
WHERE: Train Exhibit located at Quad City Arts Center Gallery, Rock Island , IL 61201
DATES: Train Exhibit: July 21st – July 24th
Art Expo: July 22nd
ADMISSION: Train Exhibit & Art Expo are FREE
As part of 2011 Train Festival, Quad City Arts Gallery is hosting an exhibit created by the Tri-County N-Scale Model Train Club from July 21st- July 24th. The train display features N-scale model railways with different background scenery. Some of the scenes include an airport, mountain range, farm towns, and even a small scale replica of Geneseo , Illinois in the 1950’s. Visitors will also have the opportunity to view the current gallery installation, “The Artist in You” group exhibit, which features 37 works of art from emerging and accomplished artists living within a 250-mile radius of the Quad Cities. The gallery will be open extended hours for the festival: July 21st 10 am -6 pm , July 22nd 3:30 pm -9 pm , July 23rd 11 am -6 pm , and July 24th 11 am -5 pm .
In addition to the gallery exhibit, Quad City Arts will also provide an outdoor Art Expo on Friday, July 22nd from 10 am – 8 pm , located at the end of 3rd Street in the District of Rock Island. Admission to the Art Expo is free and will feature original artwork by local artists and live music.The public is invited both events. For more information please visit http://www.quadcityarts.com/
The Quad City Arts Center Gallery is located at 1715 Second Avenue in the Arts and Entertainment District of Rock Island . All Quad City Arts programs are funded in part by Festival of Trees; Quad City Arts Partners; and operating grants from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency; and the Iowa Arts Council, a division of the Department of Cultural Affairs. Quad City Arts is a nonprofit local arts agency dedicated to the growth and vitality of the Quad City region through the presentation, development and celebration of the arts and humanities.
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