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  • Writer's pictureLynne Kornecki

Looking for a Fall Drive with an Art Destination? Try the Coliseum Gallery in Oregon, IL

Updated: Nov 13, 2023

Photo Courtesy of Carol Bingham. The landscape work displayed above is her own.

Here's what Sycamore, IL artist and reader, Carol Bingham, shares with Art BEAT readers...

The Coliseum is a non-profit gallery that is up and running in Oregon at 124 N.4th St, Oregon, IL 61061. They have shows with three featured artists each month. Artwork is for sale with a percentage to benefit the Coliseum.

This month, Stuart Roddy - oil painter, Dick Cholke - watercolorist and me Carol Bingham, - Oil painter -- are featured. There are additional displays by more artists with some Lorado Taft work and original Eagle Nest artist's work displayed as well. The Coliseum itself has an interesting history. It is a newly renovated art deco style dance hall from the 1930s.

Their website is, phone # 815.595.5810. Hours run Wednesday through Saturday 10-5.

A newsletter is produced each month with upcoming events. I have included a few shots of my paintings. Artwork by Dick Cholke and by Stuart Roddy can be viewed on facebook and newsletter.



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