This exhibit by Sculptor Thomas Prochnow mimics the charming technique of the bowerbird to lure the viewer into his artistic world.
Exhibit runs from Aug 10 - Sept 16 Tue-Sun
"Along the Spice Route" features 35 wall quilts depicting artistic interpretations of spices that refine modern cuisine. The exhibit offers an opportunity to discover the spices' countries of origin, the importance of ancient trade routes, and the lasting connections between the world's cultural heritage. Collection curated by Ann Readon and Paula Golden.
Returning crusader knights brought with them treasure chests not filled with jewels but cinnamon, ginger, and peppercorns. the story of spices, some 5000 years old, is also the history of trade and commerce. the American continent would not have been discovered as early had it not been for the European desire to break the Arab traders' spice monopoly.
Exhibition runs through Sept. 1. Museum Hours: TUE-SAT 11am – 4am
Admissions: Adults – $5 Seniors (65+) & Students – $3 Children Under 6 – FREE
Steffen Thomas Museum of Art. www.steffenthomas.org 706-342-7557
The Rutledge Summer Concert Series features free concerts at the City Park gazebo in Downtown Rutledge every Friday in June, July, and August. Concerts are from 7:00-9:00 PM at 113 Fairplay Street. Blankets, chairs, tables, coolers, and drinks are allowed. Bring your kids and dogs and join us for a fun-filled family evening of music under the stars!
Free parking provided, all concerts are rain or shine.
Tours will start at the Welcome Center.
An in-depth historic tour of Madison with Madison's only licensed tour guide. Here the haunted side of Madison! If you love history, architecture, local lore, Civil War history and even a ghost story this is the tour for you.
More information call Melissa Piche 706-340-4357 [email protected]
We are closed New Years Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day