DIXONThe Next Picture Show gallery, 113 W. First St., Dixon, a nonprofit arts center, is hosting an Heirloom Fine Art Auction of historic artists from the Grand Detour and Dixon area. This is the first fund-raising event to be held for the gallery. More than 30 original paintings will be available for silent bid for three days, June 1-3.
Artists whose work will be on display are John Nolf, Agnes Ferguson, Mattie Leitz, Charles Kested, Marie Helin and Kathryn Wright. The gallery will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 1 and 2 to accept silent bids. A public reception will be 6:30-8 p.m., Friday, June 3. Final bids will be taken until 7 p.m. that evening. Winners must be present when final bids are announced.
Info: (815) 285-4924.
From the June 1-7, 2005, issue