Art from the Ashes

A Special Exhibit at the Joliet Area Historical Museum
Now until September 30, 2019

Art from the Ashes: An Exhibition of The Old Joliet Prison Burnt District Artists will showcase the work of the Old Joliet Burnt District Artists, a group of Joliet-based artist assembled in 2018. This group formed in response to a challenge to re-purpose items destroyed during the four acts of arson at the prison site between 2013 and 2017. This special exhibit will be on display at the Joliet Area Historical Museum‘s Temporary Exhibit Gallery from February 1st – September 30th.  There will also be various educational companion programs hosted by the museum, that will include demonstrations, discussions, and presentations by some of the local artists whose works are included in the special exhibit.  Please check the museum website for future program dates.