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Got art? New City Hall gallery to display work


August 7, 2019

Sean C. Morgan

WAITING FOR ART: SHOCASE Public Arts Committee members, from left, Chris Chapman and Diane Gerson, along with Lagea Mull, right, of the city staff, stand in a hallway inside the new City Hall in which local art will be displayed.

Of The New Era

When the new City Hall opens at 3225 Main St. on Friday, Aug. 23, it will include a gallery space for public art displays.

During the grand opening the SHOCASE Public Arts Committee will host its first art show, "Grand Opening, Grand Art."

The galley space has been established at the request of SHOCASE, a group of local citizens dedicated to promoting the arts in Sweet Home.

"There was a discussion about it with SHOCASE, and we started putting together this committee of dedicated people," said Diane Gerson, SHOCASE president.

Committee member Ann Rosé said "there's no plac...

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