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Artist returns after nearly three decades to make repairs to Irwin Park’s sculpture

The loving hands of artist Margot McMahon helped restore the Irwin Park sculpture on Wednesday, Oct. 25. McMahon created the sculpture nearly three decades ago.

Art show at Izaak Walton Nov 4 and 5

The Homewood Izaak Walton Preserve, 1100 Ridge Road, is hosting its annual art show Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 4 and 5.

Homewood rings in Railroad Safety Week, unveils mural

Officials came together for National Rail Safety Week in a ceremony Tuesday morning in Homewood between the tracks and Harwood Avenue.  A sidewalk mural was unveiled, a proclamation made and contributions were recognized.  

Sick, injured animals will benefit from success of 'Pets on Parade' art auction

Animals at South Suburban Humane Society that have serious health problems will have a better chance of receiving the care they need thanks to the generosity of bidders in the Pets on Parade auction that concluded on Saturday night.

GSU shows works of Klement, Ramirez at Visual Arts Gallery

Governors State University is hosting an artists’ showcase “Body and Spirit” featuring the works of Vera Klement and Dan Ramirez.
 

‘Harriet the Spy’ performed Friday and Saturday in Homewood

Homewood’s 23 Miles South Theatre will present three performances of “Harriet the Spy” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 11 and 12.
 
The cast will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Friday with a dinner/theatre package available. The play will also be performed at 3 and 7 p.m.* on Saturday. Performances are at St. Paul Community Church, 18200 Dixie Highway.
 

Farm-to-table fundraiser benefits GSU sculpture park

The Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park at Governors State University will be in the spotlight for the “Sculpture, Wine and Dine” fundraiser Sept. 9 that will feature a farm-to-table dinner.
 
Funds from the event will help sustain the park’s community and educational programs. The sculpture park is considered one of the top 10 outdoor sculpture parks in the world. 
 

Pets on Parade debuts at breezy Art & Garden Fest

Homewood-area residents celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Art & Garden Street Fair by enjoying two sunny days and warm evenings filled with food, music, art, science and greenery. Some of that art was in the form of dog and cat statues ― and one giraffe ― colorfully decorated by local businesses and organizations for Pets on Parade. 

Artist describes ideas at play in Flossmoor's latest sculpture installation

Sculptor Ed McCullough took the Flossmoor Public Art Commission members and guests on an aesthetic journey on Saturday as he described the ideas and inspirations for his work. His metal sculpture, Crossing #5 was dedicated as the newest piece in Flossmoor's sculpture garden.

Mirrored obelisk becomes H-F High School’s 12th outdoor sculpture

The creativity of eight students in the 3D sculpture and ceramics class at Homewood-Flossmoor High School brought to life “Obelisk,” the 12th outdoor sculpture on campus, which was dedicated at a cermony on Tuesday, May 30.

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