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Partners on Paper Receives Award

  Partners on Paper Receives Award   

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Partners on Paper received the 2011 Outstanding Collaborative Event award  at the  Downtown Springfield, Inc awards program on January 25, 2012.  The Illinois State Museum partnered with the Prairie Arts Alliance, Robert Morris Gallery, Springfield Art Association, and University of Illinois Springfield to present a wide range of paper related art exhibitions and programs during the fall of 2011.  A progressive reception at all of the venues took place on Oct. 21.  Bob Sill, Assistant Director for Art, spearheaded this effort.

Accepting the award from Victoria Ringer, Downtown Springfield, Inc. (center): From left to right: Janet Seitz Carlson, Prairie Art Alliance; Bob Sill, Illinois State Museum; Betsy Dollar, Springfield Art Association; Victoria Ringer; Shelley LaMantia, Robert Morris Gallery; Mike Miller, University of Illinois Springfield; and Jennifer Snopko, Prairie Art Alliance.



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