2014 Events on the Market House Square
As events are added, and additional details are available, this page will be updated.



Hello Galena featured artists for July are Jeanette Muller and Larry Cording. Muller, a photographer, will host a Meet and Greet event Saturday, July 12 from 1-4 p.m. at the artists' coop, 121 N. Commerce Street. Cording, a woodturner, will host a Meet and Greet event at the coop on Saturday, July 19 from 1-4 p.m. Read more about the events.


Market House FestivalThe 9th Annual Market House Square Art Festival will be Saturday, Aug. 9 & Sunday, Aug. 10.


Featured artists for August: Stephanie O'Shaughnessy and Charlene Price


Featured artists for September: Kimberley Poe-Jensen and Casey Folks


Featured artists for October: NorthWest Designs and John Hundrieser

past events


Galena, Illinois, A History by Diann MarshSaturday, Feb. 22 | 1-4 p.m.
Author Diann Marsh will be signing books at the Hello Galena! shop. Marsh authored "Galena, Illinois, a History" and "Images of America, Galena." See complete details.




Prairie Winter by Bonnie Geisert
Saturday, March 1 | 1-4 p.m
Meet author Bonnie Geisert, author of "Prairie Winter: Also, meet writers, who were part of the recently released "Love from Galena." Peggy Stortz, Marion Lubinski, Gail DeMoss, Diann Marsh and Geisert will share how fifteen local authors used their short stories, poetry, essays and even a one-act play to depict falling in love in Galena.

Belden Boy by Patti Harte-Naus
Saturday, March 15 | 1-4 p.m.

P.J. Harte-Naus, author of "Belden Boy" and "My Sometimes Pal" will be in the shop signing books.

Saturday, March 29

Meet Karen Stockwell from 1-4 p.m., author of "Dreams of Darkness and Light." Influenced by her art degree and artist accomplishments, Stockwell creates a protagonist, whose life is changed by the natural beauty and art of Tenotenaca, Mexico.



Toni Klingler and Beverly VanDerZyl as the June Featured Artists of the Month.

Klingler is a three-dimensional artist from Galena; she will host a Meet and Greet event at the artists' coop on Commerce Street on June 14 from 1-4 p.m.

VanDerZyl, a photographer from East Dubuque, will host a Meet and Greet event on June 21 from 1-4 p.m.

Read more details about the event.