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Marion & Christy Poggas Exhibits Open


June 1, 2021
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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H – Ella Elizabeth Hise Museum of Regional Art
3575 College Rd
Harrisburg, IL 62946
618-252-5400, ext. 2577
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Marion and Christy Poggas of Zeigler will have two separate exhibits of their works on display in both the main and west galleries of the Ella Elizabeth Hise Museum of Regional Art at SIC beginning June 1 and running through Sept. 12.

Their show An Intimate Portrait of Southern Illinois will be shown in the main gallery, while Freedom to Travel will be displayed in the museum’s west gallery.

Marion is known for photography while his wife Christy uses an array of media including graphite, ink, watercolor, colored pencils, markers and oil paint. Christy has also expanded her artistic interests to include basketry, jewelry and Oriental Sumi e painting.

A closing reception for both exhibits is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 12 from 1-2 p.m. and the museum will be open until 4 p.m.

Summer hours of operation for the Ella Elizabeth Hise Museum of Regional Art are Tuesday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., the first Sunday of the month, 1-4 p.m. (holiday weekends may change), or by appointment. Regular hours of Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. will resume on August 2. Admission is free. For more information, contact 618-252-5400 ext. 2599 or 2486 or email hisemuseum@sic.edu