On the role of independent scholarship and of artists in society today.

Occassionally, The Independent Scholars' Evening attendees and co-learners write an Institute's joint paper to be circulated upon completion.  Previous joint papers are on the " Democratization of Art"  and the " Herb and Spice Food Pyramid".

Last week's article in the New York Times by Salman Rushdie on the topic of moral courage  will be discussed and copies available.

Independent Scholars Evenings. 7.00 p.m., Thursday, May 16th. 2013
1530 Fifth Avenue, Moline, Illinois 309-762-9202 or 762-8547
Doors open at 6.30 p.m.
Free and open to the public.
Dress code: business casual.

Elevators are located through the 16th Street entrance. Please call. The doors are closed after 7.00 p.m. for security reasons. The Institute for Cultural and Healing Traditions, LTD is a 501(c)3 at State and Federal level organization under US laws since 1996. Please visit http://www.qcinstitute.org to see our archives.

Available ongoing :
AMERICAN MIDWEST ART: Please visit the Phoenix Art Gallery, specializing
in American Midwest Art.

Current show is: " Illuminating"  the  Art of LISA ANNE DAVIS at the Phoenix and Photography by
DARREN MILLER in the Dragon, adjacent to the Phoenix.

The jewelry of ELSA ROMERO available at The Artisan Adventure in the corner: the old Fannie May store.

Artists showing at the Moline Commercial Club on the 2nd floor and in the Artisan Adventure are:

Midwest scenes: photography, guache on canvas.

The Mississippi river in our area. Tractors. Oil on canvas. Genre: German Expressionist Abstract.

mixed media

photography, ink and pencil on paper, and giclee.

The galleries will be open at 6.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.

Contributions may be sent to:
The Institute for Cultural and Healing Traditions, Ltd. 501(c)3 at Sate and Federal Levels since 1996.
1530 Fifth Avenue, Moline, IL 61265

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