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Galena Center for the Arts

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All types of art was represented in galleries. Center also hosts various concerts etc last cation... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
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Westport, Connecticut
Nice, quiet atmosphere, great work!

Love galleries like this. They have a nice seasonally-rotating section, and a lot of interesting... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
John P
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The Galena Center for the Arts is an Illinois not-for-profit. Our vision is to elevate and celebrate regional arts and artists by offering high-quality art in an atmosphere and presentation found in leading art institutes and theatres. The Center...more
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219 Summit St, Galena, IL 61036-1635
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

All types of art was represented in galleries. Center also hosts various concerts etc last cation is. Bit out of downtown

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

This shop has a large aray of articles from different art media. The sales assistant was knowledgeable about the origin of many of the pieces.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Joan H
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Love galleries like this. They have a nice seasonally-rotating section, and a lot of interesting work. Was a good intermission in the middle of a fairly-filled day. Places like this are awesome!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Carole S, General Manager at Galena Center for the Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Thanks for coming to the Galena Center for the Arts! Hope you will return the next time you are in Galena.

Reviewed 18 June 2018

We were vacationing in Galena this past weekend - June 16th - and saw a sign for Chalk Fest. There were a bunch of artists creating beautiful drawings in the lower parking lot. We also enjoyed the art inside the center. A great collection of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MaryCarol B
Carole S, General Manager at Galena Center for the Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Thanks so much for coming to the Galena Center for the Arts! Hope you will return the next time you are in Galena.

Reviewed 29 May 2018

Galena seems to draw a wide range of artists, with very different subjects and materials calling to each of them. In addition to the seasonal featured display you'll see work from "artists in residence", those who have rooms here in the center. Well worth a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Carole S, General Manager at Galena Center for the Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Thanks for coming to the Galena Center for the Arts! Hope you will return the next time you visit Galena.

Reviewed 21 November 2017

My husband and I had a fun time watching the Radio Show "Miracle on 34th Street". What a delightful show it was!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank 1971peace
Carole S, General Manager at Galena Center for the Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Oops! Just realized I didn't see your review! I'm so glad you enjoyed the radio show. We'll be doing another one in November this year. Hope you will visit the Galena Center for the Arts the next time you come to Galena.

Reviewed 29 October 2017

The opening for the exhibit "A Feast for the Eyes" was wonderful - from the feast of food served, and the art to the new cookbook ("Feeding the Arts") - it was all exciting. We are so fortunate to have the Galena Art Center, the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Carole S, General Manager at Galena Center for the Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Thank you!!!

Reviewed 10 October 2017

I'm always looking for something different when it comes to art. I'd prefer an original piece, not a print. Here, I bought a pottery bowl that I really like and isn't something I will see anywhere else. There were plenty of items available from paintings...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Jinnyus
Reviewed 23 August 2017

The Galena Center for the Arts, founded in 2013, highlights regional artists and, with nine studios available to artists for rental, provides an opportunity for young talent to express itself. Over the last three years, the center at 219 Summit Street has exhibited the work...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I have attended 2 fantastic radio shows! Even though the actors were local people, they gave a very professional and fun performance both times. I hope many tourists will be able to enjoy future offerings at the Galena Center for the Arts.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Jane Y
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