Updated Thu, Nov 8, 2012 1:51 pm
The new art exhibit Chillicothe: A Crossroads is on display in the Patricia Scott Gallery at the Ohio University-Chillicothe campus through Wednesday, Nov. 21.
The show consists of work by four women artists who form pARTners: Polly Campbell Boles, Barbara Finegan Harsha, Maryjo Flamm-Miller and Dawn Zarbakhsh.
One of the sculptural pieces features the calligraphy of Kevin Coleman, a local artist and historian.
The exhibit showcases the past and present of Chillicothe, one that is rich in history.
The town was a crossroads where Native Americans congregated and white settlers passed through on their way westward.
Today it is a town with many distinct features; a town of which to be proud.
Before it was Ohio's first capital, this region of the heartland attracted Native Americans, trappers and tradesmen. This show gives a glimpse of the rich story of Ohio's earliest meeting place.
This exhibit was first installed at the Columbus Statehouse in May and was well-received by the public and featured in the Columbus Dispatch.
The public is invited to enjoy the exhibit and meet the artists during a wine & tapas reception from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Nov. 8.