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International Arts Experience 2017 CHINA: Symbols & Motifs             A Chinese Art Journey

Experience the ancient and vibrant culture of CHINA through art and artifacts. The exhibit is being presented in collaboration with Dr. Yu (Ian) Wang and the US-China Cultural Arts Exchange Association in Rantoul, IL.

Dates:
June 2nd - July 27th, 2017
Location: Anne Lloyd Gallery
Times:
Monday, 8:30am - 4:30pm Tuesday, 8:30am - 4:30pm Wednesday, 8:30am - 4:30pm Thursday, 8:30am - 4:30pm Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm Saturday, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Phone Number:
217-423-3189

Both traditional and contemporary Chinese art incorporate symbols and motifs that tell a story about the culture, expressing how the Chinese value longevity, peace, prosperity and so much more.  This exhibit includes a wide variety of paintings, carvings, ceramics, textiles and other arts, on loan from private and museum collections.

Many thanks to Dr. Ian Wang for his assistance with curating.  Dr. Wang is President of the US-China Cultural Arts Exchange Association in Rantoul and curator at Spurlock Museum, University of Illinois.  
We sincerely appreciate Dr. Wang and others who have contributed their treasures to make this exhibit a reality. 

Exhibit Dates: June 2 - July 27

Opening Cultural Event: Friday evening, June 2
Click HERE for event details!

Members + Event: The Art of China presented by Dr. Ian Wang
Wednesday, June 7, 6:30-7:30 pm
Anne Lloyd Gallery
Click here for a link to the event details.

First Friday Gallery Walk Reception: Friday evening, July 7 
Featuring:
     Jasmine Field Orchestra Ensemble with select Chinese instrumentals
     Calligraphy demonstration by Xin "Water" Zhao

Sponsored by TATE & LYLE

Our sincere thanks goes to these and other private collectors who have shared their treasures from China -
Dr. Ian Wang
Duane & Joan Avis
The Birks Museum at Millikin University
John & Susan Cobb
Larry DeLong
Aura Fleener
Krannert Art Museum / Giertz Educational Collection
Marilynn Madden
Millikin University School of Music
Annette Russo
Georganne Sadomytschenko & Thomas Knaack
Xin Zhao (Water)

UPCOMING EVENTS

Barn Colony Artists Meeting

January 9th - December 18th, 2017

First Friday Gallery Walk - September 2017

September 1st, 2017

Face to Face - Members+ Event

September 6th, 2017

Arts in Central Park 2017

September 15th - 17th, 2017

The Decatur Craft Beer Festival - Fundraiser

September 30th, 2017

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Saturday Gallery Hours: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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