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New art exhibition celebrates Black botanists, horticulturists and plant lovers in Peoria

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On this week’s episode of Out and About, Dr. Mae Gilliland Wright of ArtsPartners of Central Illinois talks with artists Rose Farrell and Tafi Brown about the exhibit VERDANT, on display until May 30 at the Peoria Public Library, Main Library, in the Lower Level 1 Gallery. VERDANT is an art exhibition celebrating Black botanists, horticulturists and plant lovers here in Peoria. Admission is free. Find more information at peoriapubliclibrary.org.

Jody Holtz is WCBU's assistant program director, host of WCBU's newsmagazine All Things Peoria and producer of WCBU’s arts and culture podcast Out and About.