Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Lace Exhibit, Atkinson IL



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

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