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2015-10-22

Jailhouse Art Show & Sale this Saturday

Photo by Bill Pannebaker

Trustees and administrators of the Frontier Times Museum present the second annual Jailhouse Art Show & Sale, from 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm, Saturday, Oct. 24. A variety of works from local and national artists will be on sale with a portion of the proceeds earmarked for the museum. Offices of former sheriffs and deputies of the historic jail, located on 12th Street, will be transformed into galleries, displaying bronze sculptures, paintings in various media, handmade and Native American pottery, jewelry and Latin American and Dia de los Muertos folk art. On Friday, Oct. 16, trustees and artists who posed for a photo op on the steps of the1881 jail included from left, back row, trustee Karen Lucia; artist Carole Boyd; trustee Jim McLean; Judge Richard Evans, county liaison to the Friends of the Old Jail; middle row, executive director Rebecca Norton and artist Bill Stevens; and front row, museum volunteer Elizabeth Griffith. In the spirit of Dia de los Muertos, they displayed art pieces by Dusty Pendleton, who is also a presenting artist. Admission is a $10 donation. For more information, call the Frontier Times Museum at 830-796-3864.