art & society - nov/dec 2016

by Liz Scoville - Photo by Deanna Thomas

Every holiday season, a small shop in Kickapoo is transformed into the region’s largest seller of Christmas ornaments.

Around the World in Peoria

Jan Wright, Publisher, art & society

All through the year, our readers took art & society around the world, sending back pictures of themselves reading the magazine on their travels. All this fun has me asking: Where will you take it in 2017?

Exhibitions to Remember

by Liz Scoville

As the PRM prepares its largest exhibition to date, staff members reflect on what it takes to be a good host.

It Plays at the Broadway Lounge

by Liz Scoville
Photos courtesy of VIP by Mary Nicole

The Waterhouse is reinvigorating theatre arts by way of a new venue, differentiating itself as a unique artistic force in the community.

An Island of Contrast and Surprise

by Norma Rossi
Photography by Mary Kaneti

Notes from a visit to a fast-changing country, buoyed by its resilient, creative, joyful population

Preserving the Hemingway Heritage

Photos courtesy of the Finca Vigia Foundation, Mary-Jo Adams photographer

Since 2002, The Finca Vigía Foundation has worked to preserve the Hemingway estate, known as Finca Vigía.

From Titanic Beginnings...

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition has brought a glimpse of the Titanic tragedy to museums around the world for years.

Take 10: Kelli Drake

Born and raised in East Peoria, Kelli Drake of DRAKEphoto has a passion for creating beautiful spaces that intersect with stunning images.

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