Art show now open


BYRON – Byron Museum of History is hosting an Art Show in February and March.

Most of the artwork was submitted by area artists that belong to the Eagle's Nest Art Group. The eclectic display offers something for every taste including 3D stone carvings and pottery. Many items shown are available for purchase.

Eagle’s Nest Art Group welcomes all who are art-minded to participate in its full schedule of programs and art show opportunities. Whether you are an experienced artist or a beginner or just a person who is interested in art, you will fit in to this low-key, friendly group.

A variety of media are represented, including oil, acrylic, watercolor, calligraphy, pencil, photography, handmade jewelry, fiber art, and several other forms of 3-dimensional art. The group welcomes all forms of art.

If you would like a list of programs and/or a membership form, call 815-732-7783. Find us on FACEBOOK at Eagle’s Nest Art Group, Oregon, Illinois.

Visit the Byron Museum Wednesday to Saturday 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 2 through March to see the exhibit. Book a tour by calling the Byron Museum at 815-234-5031, or sending an e-mail to The Byron Museum of History is located at 110 N. Union Street in Byron, Illinois, 61010. Our website address is

The Byron Museum of History is dedicated to preserving the Byron area’s rich history through exhibits, programs, and artifact preservation. The Museum Complex consists of a large exhibit hall with varied displays and encompasses the historic Read House – which is a listed Underground Railroad site on the National Park Service’s Network to Freedom.