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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Lillian Scalzo artwork on display in Library

motherchild-by-lillian-scalzoSix original works by the late Springfield artist Lillian Scalzo are being displayed in LLCC’s Library.  These pieces are among 18 items recently donated to the collection at the Trutter Museum and include paintings, copper enameled items among others.

In 1929, Miss Scalzo was involved in the development the art department at Springfield Junior College (later SCI and Benedictine) and was instrumental in the establishment and growth of the Springfield Art Association where she came to know the late Phil and Kitty Trutter.

The display coincides with the opening of a new exhibit at the Trutter Museum which opens this Friday, with a public reception from 5 to 7 p.m.  LLCC students, faculty and staff are welcome to attend.

The museum is open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or anytime by appointment.  For more information, call 6-2217 or click here.

Heading to the Bistro for lunch? Stop by the Trutter Museum!

kvogl-municipal-bldg-smallerEarly fall is upon us and it’s a great time for a lunchtime stroll around campus.  If you’re heading to the Bistro for lunch, stop by the Trutter Museum for a sneak peek of the latest exhibit, “Trutter:  Black and White.” Opening September 30 with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m., the exhibit features black and white photographs of many Springfield and central Illinois buildings designed by Phil Trutter, as well as black and white artifacts from the Trutter world heritage collection.  The reception is open to LLCC faculty and staff and the public.  Click here for more details on the exhibit.

The museum is open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or anytime by appointment.  For more information, call 6-2217.

LLCC Trutter Museum to open “Trutter: Black and White” exhibit Sept. 30

The Philip and Mary Kathryn Trutter Museum at LLCC is celebrating the opening of a new exhibit, “Trutter: Black and White,” on Friday, 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.

“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. Continue reading

Trutter exhibit “Small World” closing Monday

LOGO ONLY.Small WorldLLCC faculty and staff are invited to stop by the Trutter Museum for one final look at “Small World – Near to Far,” the current exhibit featuring small items from the Trutter collection as well as the artwork of LLCC’s current and former art faculty.  Click here for details on the exhibit.

The museum is open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or anytime by appointment.  For more information, call 6-2217.

James S. Murray Gallery opens new exhibit

East Asian exhibit at LLCCThe James S. Murray Gallery now features a selection of East Asian art and artifacts from the Philip and Mary Kathryn Trutter Collection. The Murray Gallery is located on the second floor of Menard Hall on the LLCC campus. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
The exhibit complements a course being co-taught this spring by English faculty members Paul Van Heuklom and Ashley Green entitled “Cultural Values of the Eastern World,” as well as the East Asian Film Series they organized last fall. The course focuses on the creative and intellectual milestones of the Far East, the same concepts on display in the Murray Gallery. The exhibit will run through March 31.
The entire collection of Philip and Mary Kathryn Trutter is permanently housed across campus in a museum and building named in their honor. More information on the Trutter Museum and its collection is available at www.LLCCFoundation.org/trutter-museum.

Today and this weekend at LLCC–winter art sale and piano recital

TODAY: The annual Winter Art Sale continues, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Trutter Center. Original student art including ceramics, fine art, note paper and more. Cookies and coffee available from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. courtesy of the Trutter Museum. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted. Proceeds benefit LLCC art students and the Philip and Mary Kathryn Trutter Museum.

Sunday, Dec. 6:  “Christmas for Two” piano recital, 2 p.m., Trutter Center. LLCC music instructors Denise Edwards and Barbara Lanham will present the arrangement of Christmas carols for four hands by Robert D. Vandall. Event is free of charge and open to the public.

Winter Art Sale today and Friday at Trutter Center

The annual winter sale of student artwork starts today at the Trutter Center. Students, faculty and staff are invited to browse and buy LincIngraphic12.3&4today and Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

A wide variety of original student art including ceramics, fine art, note paper and more is priced right and would make great gifts for the holiday season. Cookies and coffee will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday and Friday courtesy of the Trutter Museum.

Art purchases can be made with cash, checks or credit cards. All proceeds from the art sale support LLCC art students and the Philip and Mary Kathryn Trutter Museum.

 

“Winter Blues” art sale preview event and Winter Art Sale this week

The Philip and Mary Kathryn Trutter Museum is hosting a Winter Art Sale Thursday and Friday, Dec. 3 and 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Trutter Center.

A wide variety of original student art including ceramics, fine art, note paper and more, is priced right and would make great gifts for the holiday season. Cookies and coffee will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. both days, courtesy of the Trutter Museum

Faculty and staff may also attend the art sale preview event, “Winter Blues,” Wednesday, Dec. 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. The event is $10 per person and offers an exclusive first opportunity to buy art and enjoy hors d’oeuvres and blues music presented by LLCC students. A cash bar will be available.

Art purchases can be made with cash, checks or credit cards. All proceeds from the art sale support LLCC art students and the Philip and Mary Kathryn Trutter Museum.

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

Winter Art Sale at LLCC Dec. 3 and 4; special art sale preview event, “Winter Blues,” being held Dec. 2

The Philip and Mary Kathryn Trutter Museum is hosting a Winter Art Sale Thursday and Friday, Dec. 3 and 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Trutter Center, LLCC-Springfield, 5250 Shepherd Road.

A wide variety of original student art including ceramics, fine art, note paper and more, is priced right and would make great gifts for the holiday season. Cookies and coffee will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. both days, courtesy of the Trutter Museum.

The public may also attend the art sale preview event, “Winter Blues,” Wednesday, Dec. 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. The event is $10 per person and offers an exclusive first opportunity to browse and buy art and enjoy hors d’oeuvres and blues music presented by LLCC students. Cash bar is available at the event.

Art purchases can be made with cash, checks or credit cards. All proceeds from the art sale 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.