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posted: 1/16/2013 12:40 PM

Reception kicks off exhibit at CLC

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A Members Exhibition, featuring a diverse collection of 92 artworks by artist members of the Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art, will open at the College of Lake County Friday, Jan. 18, and run through Sunday, Feb. 24.

The exhibit will kick off with a reception for the artists from 7-9 p.m. Jan. 18 in the gallery on CLC's Grayslake campus, 19351 W. Washington St., Grayslake.

The opening night reception, which is free, will include refreshments and musical entertainment by Jazz Spectrum. During the reception, gift items in ARTcetera, the gallery's sales shop, will be discounted 10 percent. Members of the Friends of the Gallery will receive a total of 20 percent off items purchased during the reception.

Patrons should enter through the C Wing and proceed toward the Library/Learning Resource Center. For details about the gallery, call curator Steve Jones at (847) 543-2240 or visit

Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fridays; 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays; and 1-5 p.m. Sundays. The gallery will be closed Jan. 19-21 for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

The Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art on the Grayslake campus is a project of the College of Lake County Foundation. Established by the CLC Foundation in 1981, the gallery is committed to displaying the works of Illinois artists and increasing the visibility of nationally known artists in Lake County.

The gallery promotes tours and educational programs in conjunction with its exhibitions. For more information, contact Steve Jones at (847) 543-2240 or, or visit

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