Friday, April 25, 2008

Gothic May Brunch

Eldon— Remember when women had lace handkerchiefs and white gloves? The Gothic Guys and Gals Committee are hosting a vintage, nostalgic Gothic May Brunch Saturday, May 3 from 10:00 – 11:30 am at the Eldon KD Center. A special program will include a sneak preview of “This American Gothic” documentary by Sasha Waters. Please purchase your tickets in advance at the Eldon City Hall, as seating is limited to only 50. Tickets are $6.00.

Thursday, April 17, 2008

"How Grant Wood came to paint American Gothic" lecture by Kristy Raine

Eldon— In preparation for the new summer exhibit, Kristy Raine (a Reference Librarian and Archivist from Mount Mercy College) will speak on Grant Wood’s connections to Eldon -- Edward Rowan and John Sharp -- which led to his painting of American Gothic. This program is ideal for Center Volunteers and the public that want to know “the rest of the story.”