German American Heritage Center new exhibit 'Eye of the Beholder'


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Posted Online: Feb. 07, 2013, 11:12 am
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Press release submitted by German American Heritage Center


Davenport, IA- The German American Heritage Center is happy to announce the Grand Opening of the new exhibit, Eye of the Beholder: The Photography of Bradley W. Schaupp on Sunday, February 10th from 12-4 during our Fasching Open House. In this exhibit, Christine Powers shares the photography of her grandfather, Bradley W. Schaupp and the images he captured over a lifetime. Educated at the famed Fred Archer School of Photography, his works range from portraiture to nature and still life.
The open house will feature this new exhibit along with information on the German Mardi Gras, Fasching. Enjoy treats and the music of renownd pianist Troy Harris of Enjoy With Troy! Free Admission! GAHC is located at 712 W 2nd St. Davenport, IA, off of the base of the Centennial Bridge. For more information contact Kelly at 563-322-8844 or kelly.lao@gahc.org.

















 



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