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Dates: Saturday, November 22, 2014 - Saturday, January 10, 2015

November 22-January 10, 2015, 11TH ANNUAL REGIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION. Freeport Art Museum, 121 N. Harlem Avenue, Freeport. Tuesday thru Friday: 10 am to 5 pm; Saturday: Noon to 5 pm. This annual juried exhibition features recent work by contemporary artists from the tri-state region of Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa. Created to encourage new work by both established and emerging artists, the show has grown over the past decade to include over 200 submissions. A wide variety of media is accepted from traditional materials such as painting and sculpture to conceptual and new media techniques including video, interactive media, performance and installation art. This year’s exhibition was juried by Theresa Abel, the owner/director of the Artisan Gallery in Paoli, Wisconsin. (815-235-9755)

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Dates: Friday, November 13, 2015 - Saturday, January 23, 2016

November 13-January 23, 2016, 12TH ANNUAL REGIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION. Freeport Art Museum, 121 N. Harlem Avenue, Freeport. Tuesday thru Friday: 10 am to 5 pm; Saturday: Noon to 5 pm. This annual juried exhibition features recent work by contemporary artists from the tri-state region of Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa. Created to encourage contemporary art, the show has grown to include over 200 submissions in a wide variety of media. This year’s exhibition was juried by Dawn Wohlford-Metallo, Visual Arts Director for Quad City Arts in Rock Island, Illinois. Opening reception on November 13, 5 pm to 8 pm. Free, but donations appreciated. (815-235-9755)

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Dates: Friday, November 11, 2016 - Saturday, February 18, 2017

November 11-February 18, 2017, 13TH ANNUAL REGIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION. Freeport Art Museum, 121 N. Harlem Avenue, Freeport. Tuesday thru Friday: 10 am to 5 pm; Saturday: Noon to 5 pm. This annual juried exhibition features recent work by contemporary artists from the tri-state region of Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa. Created to encourage the creation of new work, the show includes over 400 submissions in a wide variety of media. This year’s exhibition was juried by Chicago based artist, curator and creative entrepreneur Sergio Gomez. Opening reception is on November 11, 5 pm to 8 pm. Free, but donations appreciated. (815-235-9755)

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Dates: Friday, November 17, 2017 - Saturday, February 10, 2018

November 17-February 10, 2018, 14TH ANNUAL REGIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION. Freeport Art Museum, 121 N. Harlem Avenue, Freeport. Tuesday thru Friday: 10 am to 5 pm; Saturday: Noon to 5 pm. This annual juried exhibition features recent work by contemporary artists from the tri-state region of Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa. Created to encourage contemporary art, the show provides an opportunity for both established and emerging artists to debut their latest work. The Regional Juried Exhibition continues to build momentum each year and a wide variety of media is accepted from traditional materials such as painting and sculpture to conceptual and new techniques including video, interactive media, performance and installation art. FAM has gained the distinguished reputation of displaying a wide range of contemporary art, allowing this exhibition to become a favorite amongst visitors. Opening reception is on November 17, 5 pm to 8 pm. Free, but donations appreciated. (815-235-9755)

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Dates: Saturday, March 7, 2015 - Saturday, April 4, 2015

March 7-April 4, ART TEACHERS ON DISPLAY. Freeport Art Museum, 121 N. Harlem Avenue, Freeport. Tuesday thru Friday: 10 am to 5 pm; Saturday: Noon to 5 pm. Witness the talents of the area’s art educators whose students’ artwork is on display at the Aspiring Artists Exhibition. Free, but donations appreciated. (815-235-9755)

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Dates: Saturday, April 12, 2014 - Saturday, May 17, 2014

April 12-May 17, ASPIRING ARTISTS 2014 EXHIBITION. Freeport Art Museum, 121 N. Harlem Avenue, Freeport. Tuesday thru Friday: 10 am to 5 pm; Saturday: Noon to 5 pm. Annual student exhibition featuring art work from grades K-12 from regional schools. (815-235-9755)

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Dates: Saturday, March 21, 2015 - Saturday, April 18, 2015

March 21-April 18, ASPIRING ARTISTS 2015 EXHIBITION. Freeport Art Museum, 121 N. Harlem Avenue, Freeport. Tuesday thru Friday: 10 am to 5 pm; Saturday: Noon to 5 pm. Annual student exhibition featuring art work from young artists in grades K-12 from regional schools. Suggested Donation: Adults: $3; Children 12 and Under: $2. (815-235-9755)

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Dates: Thursday, February 11, 2016 - Saturday, March 5, 2016

February 11-March 5, ASPIRING ARTISTS 2016 EXHIBITION. Freeport Art Museum, 121 N. Harlem Avenue, Freeport. Tuesday thru Friday: 10 am to 5 pm; Saturday: Noon to 5 pm. Annual student exhibition featuring art work from young artists in grades K-12 from regional schools. Opening Reception: February 11: 5 pm to 7 pm. Free, but donations appreciated. (815-235-9755)

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Dates: Friday, March 3, 2017 - Friday, March 24, 2017

March 3-24, ASPIRING ARTISTS 2017 EXHIBITION. Freeport Art Museum, 121 N. Harlem Avenue, Freeport. Tuesday thru Friday: 10 am to 5 pm; Saturday: Noon to 5 pm. Annual student exhibition featuring art work from young artists in grades K-12 from regional schools. Opening Reception: March 3: 5 pm to 7 pm at which awards will be presented to students with outstanding art work. Free, but donations appreciated. (815-235-9755)

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Dates: Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - Saturday, January 14, 2017

August 2-January 14, 2017, BUILDING LAYERS EXHIBITION. Freeport Art Museum, 121 N. Harlem Avenue, Freeport. Tuesday thru Friday: 10 am to 5 pm; Saturday: Noon to 5 pm. This exhibition located in the Contemporary Gallery on the 2nd floor, is an exhibition of encaustic paintings by four regional artists: Maja Bosen, Carol Hamilton, Cindy Lesperance, and Amy Van Winkle. Encaustic is a wax paint that dates back to as early as the first century AD, when it was widely used to paint portraits that were attached to entombed mummy cases. Encaustics nearly disappeared after tempera paints became popular, but this medium is now making a comeback with contemporary artists. Opening Reception: August 19, 5 pm to 7 pm. Free, but donations appreciated. (815-235-9755)

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