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December 9, 2000- January 28, 2001

Home Sweet Home

This exhibition of seventy pieces of art by Minnesota artists, known and unknown, celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Family Housing Fund's existence.

The Family Housing Fund is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to preserve and expand quality affordable housing for families with low and moderate incomes in the seven-county metropolitan area of Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Through the work of these twenty artists, the exhibit portrays a wide range of housing situations and circumstances - from stark images of homelessness to the celebrations of a family moving into its first home. The fund also sponsored a poetry/essay contest for residents and children living in affordable housing. The winning entries are displayed throughout the exhibit as well.

"Mini Openings" During the final week of the show several of the "Home Sweet Home" artists will be at Homewood Studios for personal receptions. Here follows a list of dates and artists for these events: Saturday, January 20 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Anne Brink and Tracy Moos Thursday, January 25 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Jodi Reeb-Myers, Marla Gamble, Sandra Menefee Taylor Friday, January 26 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Gustavo Lira, Lori Greene, Marilyn Lindstrom Saturday, January 27 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Victoria Mohr, Camille Gage, William Slack

Regular hours for this show are 10 o'clock a.m. to 6 o'clock p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through January 28. You may make a reservation to see the show at your convenience by calling (612) 587-0230.

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