Exhibit of movie posters opens Aug. 2

An exhibit of movie posters from the collection of Sharpsburg businessman Herb Bridges opens with a reception Aug. 2 at Arts Clayton Gallery, 136 South Main Street in Jonesboro.

The exhibit, “Reflections of Hollywood’s Golden Era - Movies Connecting the Past and Future” will be on display through Aug. 27.

The hand-created posters from 1927 through the 1940s were used at the Loew’s Grand Theater in Atlanta.

The opening reception Aug. 2 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. is free.

Bridges will also be talking about the poster collection at a special program at the gallery Saturday, Sept. 7 from 1-3 p.m. His topic is “Bridging the Past with the Future.”

For more information and directions, check the Arts Clayton website at www.artsclayton.org/gallery or call 770-473-5410. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The gallery is closed Sundays, Mondays and holidays.



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