Welcome to My Blog

Dear Reader: This is a blog for you, and by that I mean, I want this new initiative to be a two-way street. I will blog on current events in the art world that I think will resonate in southern Illinois, and I will write about the Cedarhurst museum’s permanent collections, the Goldman-Kuenz Sculpture Park, …

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Sue Shrode and Eastern Leanings

In several important ways, the conservation of Eastern Leanings preserves not only Eastman’s contribution to our Goldman-Kuenz Sculpture Park, but also the legacy of Mt. Vernon native Marejon Sue Shrode. As part of Cedarhurst’s Kimball’s Habitat conservation initiative, we are painting Eastern Leanings. We have a new concrete platform to place it on and keep …

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The End

Dear Readers, After a year and then some (14 months, 58 written and illustrated blogs), it is time to close this project.    I presented topics primarily about our permanent collections of the museum and sculpture park and current exhibitions.  Every now and then I wrote on current events in the art world.  History was …

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