Those everyday items that have a story to tell are the focus of a new Springfield Art Association exhibit called "Hidden In Plain Sight: The Material World of Early Springfield." It will explore the art, architecture and decorative arts of antebellum Springfield.
It opens August 31 and runs through October 5. The public is invited to the opening and to visit the gallery at 700 North 4th Street during normal business hours.
A free lecture series each Thursday at 7 p.m. in September.