Museum reopens May 14Published 12:57am Thursday, May 3, 2012
The Edwardsburg Area Historical Museum opens May 14 with “Edwardsburg Artists Showcase: Past, Present and Future with a Tribute to the Harris Brothers.”
The museum will have a tribute to the Harris brothers — Charles, Willard, Douglas and Richard — as well as their father, Ray.
The artwork of Edwardsburg artists will also be on display. Current artwork, artwork of Edwardsburg’s past artists and a display of student art projects will fill the museum.
A reception highlighting the opening of the display will be Sunday afternoon, May 20.
This exhibit was made possible by a gift to the museum from Bette Larson Harris, the wife of Charles Harris.
All are graduates of Edwardsburg High School.
2012 Schedule of Events
• May 14 — July 4: “Edwardsburg Artists Showcase: Past, Present and Future, a tribute to the artistry of the Harris Brothers and family”
• July 16 — Aug. 29: “Edwardsburg World Travelers Tribute to travel guide and planner Vera Slechtova”
• Sept. 10 — Oct. 24: “Edwardsburg Quilters, a tribute to the community’s dedicated stitchers and a showcase of the work of local quilters”
• Nov. 5 — Dec. 15: “Edwardsburg Celebrates the Holidays, Tribute to Sally and John Dalrymple and their holiday collections”
• Nov. 24: Holiday Open House
• Museum closes Dec. 17