"Folk Artists are more intent on conveying a message to the public at large, be it the religious nature of man, the joys of life, or more poignantly, the emotional and social distress they harbor. For the Folk Artist, meaning precedes technique." -- The Dial Fall/Winter 2007
Buchanan Center for the Arts proudly presents Security Savings Bank 36th Annual Photography Show July 18 – August 19. Opening reception 5–7pm Friday, July 21. Our 2017 juror, Tim Schroll, will present awards at 6pm. Exhibition will include a retrospective from the collection of James Keefe. Click on the link below for categories and more details.
Professors Barb Lawhorn & Jacqueline Wilson, WIU Department of English, along with WIU graduate student Jared Worley, presented SITREP: Veteran Perspectives on Combat & Peace July 12 in the gallery. If you missed the gallery talk and reading, you can stop by the BCA and pick up a copy of the magazine or read more about the project by visiting sitrep-vv.org.