Living Democracy

Living Democracy 2022

June 28, 2022
Museum preserves past, looks to the future
Museum preserves past, looks to the future

The Collinsville Historical Association was incorporated in 2003 and has been promoting historic preservation and research ever since. The group owns and operates the Museum of Collinsville History and the Cricket Theatre in downtown Collinsville. 

By Brin Allen
June 27, 2022
The Gallery in Camden celebrates local artists
The Gallery in Camden celebrates local artists

“The Art of Henrietta Blackmon and Louise McEvoy” art exhibit at The Gallery in downtown Camden at 103 Broad St. opened Thursday, June 16. Hosted by Blackbelt Treasures Cultural Arts Center (BBTCAC), the opening night was a success, with over 70 visitors coming to see the 36 pieces displayed, 18 from each artist. 

By Ashby Henry; Photos contributed by Kristin Law
June 23, 2022
Library offers much more than books
Make it official at library

Are you looking for a cute trendy place for your wedding? You should try the Washington County Public Library. 

By Cori Akins
June 26, 2022
Mosaics reflect community
Artist's mosaics reflect community, beauty

When Collinsville was looking to add some art to their downtown area, they looked to Linda Muñoz, a glass mosaic artist in North Alabama.  Having already worked with the town on some previous projects, she was well acquainted with the area. When approached with the proposal of making six original mosaic pieces, she quickly agreed. 

By Brin Allen
June 22, 2022
Elba through her eyes
Elba through her eyes

Nell Wilson Gilmer, town historian and member of the John Coffee chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, is rich with stories about the history of Elba.

By Dioselin Cruz

Last Updated: May 09, 2022