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Magic Carpet: Reenie Charriere at the PlayHouse

July 23, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 3, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Make art with us on the PlayHouse porch! Reenie Charriere, a San Francisco-based artists, will spend two weeks creating a temporary, suspended sculpture. This art installation will hang from the ceiling of the PlayHouse’s wrap-around porch. It will be made primarily of plastic bags. Once it is completed, the wind will gently move the suspended, lightweight piece, which will have the appearance of a flying carpet or canopy.

Other work by Reenie will be installed throughout the PlayHouse, as well as in a concurrent exhibit at the Peoria Art Guild.

During the 2-week installation process, children, families, and groups will be invited to make pieces and contribute to the work of art. They will also be invited to use similar materials and techniques to make their own sculptures and wearable art.

We welcome groups of up to 10 people, children and adults, to sign up for a two-hour shift, helping Reenie complete this piece. Sign up at http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07efblr6o04efef252&llr=ubayfzsab&showPage=true

This exhibit has been made possible by a grant from The Arts Mean Business Fund and the Community Impact Fund of the Community Foundation of Central Illinois. It is also supported by Martin Once Source.


July 23, 2018
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum
2218 N Prospect Rd
Peoria, IL 61603 United States
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