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Mac and Irene are 100!

Let's Celebrate!

Lake Forest Library Introduces, on April 10 at 2:00, The Magot McMahon Collection of three books published by Aquarius Press in 2021: If Trees Could Talk, Mac and Irene:A WWII Saga and Airdrie. Generations of one artistic family who left the clues of untold stories in the things gifted. Choose your family heirloom to reveal how it informs your family history then rsvp by clicking the photo for an in-person event. Margot will provide the paper and pencils for you.

Sunflower Exhibit for Ukraine
Art Pop 
724 Western Ave, Lake Forest, IL
Donate to Ukraine Here
Art and Authors: Carol Orange and Margot McMahon
A conversation showing how art reveals the clues to their mystery and history writing.
Eventbrite RSVP
Ida B. and Gwendolyn Eventbrite RSVP
Art and Authors Hybrid Zoom Conversation
Watch how Four Authors Interpret Art for their Writing.
Watch Art and Authors here
1851 NY Bloomer read by Betsey Means of Womanlore and Margot
Arts Club of Chicago "OneMic•3 mins• 20 seconds" Event
Watch 1851 NY Bloomers Here to purchase books

Ida B. and Gwendolyn

Earth Day tribute to Two Activist Writers


Saturday April 30th Gwendolyn Brooks Park, 4601 Greenwood, Chicago, IL 
11:00-1:00 ASAP! Adopt Sapling Project Workshop with Green Blocks Initiative YBG-GreenBlocks Initiative: Share Your Ecological Actions at 
2:00 Little Black Pearl Carver 47 Café lunch
3:00-4:00 Michelle Duster, Ida B Wells Monument 37th and Langley

Gwendolyn Brooks: The Oracle of Bronzeville in Gwendolyn Brooks Park and Ida B. Wells: The Light of Truth Monuments honor two truthful Chicago writers with their life stories forged into sculptural forms. Michelle Duster will speak at the monument in her great-grandmother's name.  Sculptors, Richard Hunt and Margot McMahon portrayed the writers' lives in interactive three dimensional tributes. Please join us for caring for saplings at the Gwendolyn Brooks Monument at 11:00 and at 3:00 hearing from Michelle Duster at the Ida B. Wells Monument.

The Margot McMahon Collection
Margot McMahon
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