- ANNOUNCEMENT -
August 20, 2011 will be the opening day
of the lace collection
of the Holevoet family as arranged by Art Holevoet.
The museum opens at 9 am and at 10 am the lace event will begin.
Lace show is from 10 am - 4 pm.
Aktinson Muesuem is next to the town hall at 402 N. State Street, Atkinson, IL
Ladies from the Moline Belgian Cultural Center will be
demonstrating lacemaking from mid-morning until early afternoon.
While the large collection of framed lace will remain a part of the permanent collection,
this opening day event is being planned
to stimulate intereste in lace and in the museum of ATKINSON, IL.
Directions from Rockford, IL - Take 39 south to I 80, then west to Atkinson. Take exit to Atkinson, at end of exit - go left 3 blocks or more to a STOP sign for Route 6 - drive staight ahead.
Atkinson Blvd is State Street. 3 block & Wells Fargo bank on LEFT. TOWN HALL IS ON RIGHT. Museum is next to town hall.
402 N. State Street.
Lace show 9 am - 4 pm