Quad City Arts Hosts Free Train Exhibit & Art Expo for the 2011 Train Festival Print
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Written by Rebecca Green   
Tuesday, 19 July 2011 18:26

WHERE: Train Exhibit located at Quad City Arts Center Gallery,  Rock Island ,  IL   61201
Art Expo located at the end of
  3rd St.   in the District of 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/exhibits.asp.

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.

For more information, contact Visual Arts Director, Dawn Wohlford-Metallo at 309-793-1213 ext. 108 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


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