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‘Reimagining Bartram’

Several artists have been reimagining 18th century explorer William Bartram’s artwork: what he saw and wrote about while visiting this area. Art inspired by Bartram will be spread out in the Macon County Public Library in Franklin.

The art will be displayed in the Meeting Room and the Living Room areas in order to encourage social distancing while viewing the art. The works will be showcased in the library throughout the months of November and December, then will move to the Highlands Biological Station & Nature Center next year. 

You can call the library for an appointment from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Please remember that masks are required to be worn in the library at all times. 

For more information, call 828.524.3600.

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