Photo exhibit grand opening Feb. 10 at GAHC


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Posted Online: Feb. 05, 2013, 1:52 pm
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Press release submitted by the German American Heritage Center.

DAVENPORT -- The grand opening of a new exhibit at The German American Heritage Center, "Eye of the Beholder: The Photography of Bradley W. Schaupp" will be noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, during a Fasching Open House.
In the exhibit, Christine Powers shares the photography of her grandfather, Bradley W. Schaupp and the images he captured over a lifetime. Educated at the 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 pianist Troy Harris of Enjoy With Troy. Free admission. GAHC is located at 712 W 2nd St. Davenport, 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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