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2019 On Both Sides of the Bars art exhibit


Open House May 9 from 5-7 pm

            Exhibit runs May 9 to June 8

            FREE and OPEN to the Public



The Albert Lea Art Center is pleased to partner again with the Freeborn County Adult Detention Center to bring to the community the 2019 On Both Sides of the Bars art exhibit.  There will be approximately 50 pieces of art work consisting of pencil drawings and acrylic paintings from Jim Dalton’s painting class.


Also featured in the exhibit, will be essays and stories that the inmates and detainees wrote in the creative writing workshop headed by volunteer, Carolyn Smith.  The writers come from all over the world and have a variety of skill and experience.  There will be five notebooks containing the essays and stories.  

This art show will be a fundraiser for the Detention Center’s art program and pieces of art will be for sale and the proceeds will come back to the program.