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Muscatine’s Sunrise Galleries Hosting New Art Exhibit Of Poetry Broadsides

A new art exhibit of poetry broadsides will be on display at Sunrise Galleries, 114 E 2nd Street, in Downtown Muscatine.

The new art show is an exhibit of Poetry Broadsides, winners (mostly) of the James Hearst Poetry Prize, interpreted by artist-printer Julie Russell-Steuart. Broadside letterpress work was done by Caveworks Press & the North American Review. Julie Russell-Steuart’s work will be on exhibit through February 6.  She will be at Sunrise Galleries for her show’s closing weekend to host a poetry reading on Friday, February 4 at 7PM and a poster-printing workshop on Saturday, February 5 from 12-4PM.

Muscatine's Sunrise Galleries Hosting New Art Exhibit Of Poetry Broadsides

Julie Russell-Steuart was awarded a FY2022 grant from the Iowa Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts for her project Power of the Press IOWA.  Her poster printing workshop and talk on February 5 will teach participants how to use the power of the press to advocate for their own important ideas and causes. More information about Julie and her project can be found on Instagram @powerofthepress.

Sunrise Galleries, located at 114 E 2nd Street in Muscatine, represents area artists and is open Wednesday – Friday, 11:00AM to 5:30PM and Saturdays from 10:00AM to 4:00PM, plus by appointment with individual artists or gallery staff.  It is always open online at sunrisegalleries.com.  The gallery can be reached by phone at 563-299-6855.

Muscatine's Sunrise Galleries Hosting New Art Exhibit Of Poetry Broadsides

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