Need gifts? The Winter Art Sale is the answer!

Winter Art Sale, Nov. 29, 30 and Dec. 1Mark your calendar to attend the third annual Winter Art Sale at the Trutter Center on LLCC’s Springfield campus, Wednesday through Friday, Nov. 29, 30 and Dec. 1. All three days of the event are free of charge!

The sale features a wide variety of original artwork created by our students during fall classes. The selection includes ceramics, fine art and more, is reasonably priced and would make great gifts for the upcoming holiday season. The event supports LLCC art students and programs and the Philip and Mary Kathryn Trutter Museum.

On Wednesday, Nov. 29 from 4:30 to 7 p.m., you’re invited to attend the preview party – an exclusive, first-opportunity to browse and buy art! The evening also includes gourmet hors d’oeuvres by LLCC culinary students, a cash bar and small silent auction.

The art sale continues on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 29 and Dec. 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Free coffee and cookies will be served to shoppers. Purchases can be made with cash, check or credit cards.

Again, all three days of the event are free of charge. For details, go to http://llccfoundation.org/news-and-events, or click here for a detailed flier.

Visit the Trutter exhibit today for a sweet treat!

cookiesMake time today to stop by and view the latest exhibit at the Trutter Museum. You can still be one of the first 50 visitors to receive a gift certificate good for two free cookies at LLCC’s Bistro Verde! (A $3 minimum purchase at Bistro Verde is required to use gift certificate.)

Inspired exhibitThe current exhibit, “Inspired,” features the work of LLCC faculty and staff created for the On My Own Time art program.  Thirteen entries received first place ribbons, and four of those went on to earn first place awards in the recent citywide exhibit.

The Trutter Museum’s formal hours are Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or by calling 786-2217. Cookie certificates may be redeemed any Tuesday or Thursday between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. through Nov. 16.

Visit the Trutter exhibit this week for a sweet treat

cookiesThe first 50 visitors to stop by and view the latest exhibit at the Trutter Museum today or tomorrow will receive a gift certificate good for two free cookies at LLCC’s Bistro Verde! (A $3 minimum purchase at Bistro Verde is required to use gift certificate.)

Inspired exhibitThe current exhibit, “Inspired,” features the work of LLCC faculty and staff created for the On My Own Time art program.  Thirteen entries received first place ribbons, and four of those went on to earn first place awards in the recent citywide exhibit.

The Trutter Museum’s formal hours are Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or by calling 786-2217. Cookie certificates may be redeemed any Tuesday or Thursday between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. through Nov. 16.

Hope to see you soon!

Celebrate LLCC talent at the “On My Own Time” opening reception Sept. 21

The LLCC community is invited to the opening reception for “Inspired – ‘On My Own Time’ artwork created by LLCC faculty, staff and friends” Thursday, Sept. 21 from 4-6 p.m. at the Trutter Museum. This diverse exhibit features 38 pieces of artwork ranging from delicate jewelry to handcrafted furniture. Refreshments and light hors d’oeuvres will be served.

OMOT is a program of the Springfield Area Arts Council offering individuals the opportunity to display original art created outside the office. The Trutter Museum is proud to present this one-of-a-kind display celebrating LLCC’s own, as well as the creativity of Phil Trutter who had a lifelong love affair with art.

Misty Hagstrom, 786.2466, misty.hagstrom@llcc.edu
Judy Jozaitis, 786.2420, judy.jozaitis@llcc.edu
Janet Semanik, 786.2217, janet.semanik@llcc.edu

Winter Art Sale Preview Party tonight

The 2nd annual Winter Art Sale kicks off this evening with a preview party from 5 to 7 p.m.  For a $10 cover, guests receive a first-opportunity to browse and buy art, plus gourmet hors d’oeuvres by LLCC students and music by Virgil Rhodes and Footprints.  A cash bar will be available.  Reservations are suggested by calling 786.2785.

A wide variety of original artwork from ceramics to fine art created by LLCC students is reasonably priced and ready for holiday gift giving.

Continuing on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 1 and 2, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., the sale is free and open to the public with coffee and cookies served.  Proceeds will support art students and the Trutter Museum.

For more information, call 786.2785, visit www.llccfoundation.org/trutter-museum or email llccfoundation@llcc.edu.

Join us this week at the Winter Art Sale!

LLCC’s Art Department and the Philip and Mary Kathryn Trutter Museum invite you to the 2nd annual Winter Art Sale Wednesday through Friday in the Trutter Center on the college’s Springfield campus.  A wide variety of original artwork from ceramics to fine art and more is reasonably priced and ready for holiday gift giving.

The event gets started Wednesday, Nov. 30 with a preview party from 5 to 7 p.m.  For a $10 cover, guests receive a first-opportunity to browse and buy art, plus gourmet hors d’oeuvres by LLCC students and music by Virgil Rhodes and Footprints.  A cash bar will be available.  Reservations are suggested by calling 786.2785.

Thursday and Friday, Dec. 1 and 2, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., the sale is free and open to the public with coffee and cookies served.  All artwork has been created by LLCC students with the proceeds supporting art students and the Trutter Museum.

For more information, call 786.2785, visit www.llccfoundation.org/trutter-museum or email llccfoundation@llcc.edu.

Winter Art Sale Dec. 1-2; Preview Party Nov. 30

Winter Art ShowThe Philip and Mary Kathryn Trutter Museum and Art Department at LLCC are hosting a Winter Art Sale Thursday and Friday, Dec. 1 and 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Trutter Center on the college’s Springfield campus. This event is free and open to the public.

A wide variety of original artwork including ceramics, fine art and more is reasonably priced and would make great gifts for the upcoming holiday season.  All artwork has been created by LLCC students during the fall semester.  Purchases can be made with cash, check or credit cards.

The public is also invited to attend the art sale preview party Wednesday, Nov. 30 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Trutter Center. The event is $10 per person and offers an exclusive first opportunity to browse and buy art. Gourmet hors d’oeuvres will be prepared by LLCC culinary students and a cash bar will also be available.  Entertainment will feature local jazz musician and retired LLCC business faculty, Virgil Rhodes, and his band Footprints.

Advance reservations for the preview party are appreciated by calling 217.786.2785 and may be paid by credit card.  Admission at the door is cash or check only.  All proceeds from the art sale will support LLCC art students and the Philip and Mary Kathryn Trutter Museum.

For more information about the event, call 217.786.2785, visit www.llccfoundation.org/trutter-museum or email llccfoundation@llcc.edu.

Open House at the Trutter Museum Today

LLCC faculty and staff are invited to stop by the Trutter Museum Thursday between Noon and 2 p.m. for coffee and cookies, and to visit the new exhibit, “Trutter:  Black and White.”  The exhibit features black and white photographs of Phil Trutter’s architecture, which include local schools, Capital Airport and the Municipal Center.  Black and white artifacts from the Trutter collection are also featured.  More at http://llccfoundation.org/trutter-museum.

The museum always welcomes students and classes interested history, anthropology, art history, architecture or museum studies among others.  Some of the items from the 100+ countries the Trutters visited may also be brought to classrooms for faculty to include in lectures.  For more information, contact Janet at 6-2217.

On My Own Time (OMOT) Exhibit at LLCC

LLCC’s in-house OMOT exhibit will be Fri., Oct. 14-26 in Menard Hall, Student Services Atrium. The opening reception will be Friday, Oct. 14, 3-4:30. Light refreshments will be served.

Be sure to stop by the exhibit and vote for your favorite piece for LLCC’s People’s Choice award.  The winning artist will receive a $50 Visa gift card courtesy of the Trutter Museum. Voting will conclude at the end of the in-house exhibit.

Springfield Area Arts Council’s OMOT program provides an opportunity for LLCC employees to display original art that has been created outside the office. Judges for the city-wide exhibit will be provided by the Springfield Area Arts Council during Oct. 17-21. The first place awards from each in-house exhibit will be displayed in the city-wide exhibit at the Springfield Art Association (SAA), 700 North Fourth Street, from December 2-21. The city-wide awards, as well as the best of show award will be announced at a reception at the SAA for all OMOT participants to be held on December 6, from 6-8 p.m.

Contact Misty Hagstrom at 786.2466 or misty.hagstrom@llcc.edu with questions.

Trutter Museum opens new exhibit today

The Philip and Mary Kathryn Trutter Museum at LLCC is celebrating the opening of a new exhibit, “Trutter: Black and White,” today, Sept. 30. The opening reception is being held from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Trutter Center on the Springfield campus. The public is invited.   Also, a display in the LLCC Library opened today featuring artwork of the late Lillian Scalzo recently donated to the Trutter Museum.

“Trutter: Black and White” is the seventh exhibit in the museum and is being sponsored by Frye-Williamson Press, Inc. This exhibit will feature photographs of Springfield landmarks designed by Philip Trutter and his associates during his career as an architect, as well as black and white artifacts collected by the Trutters during their worldwide travels.

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