George Ella Lyon welcomed home


Photos submitted Harlan native and the current Kentucky Poet Laureate George Ella Lyon was welcomed home Saturday at an all-evening event at the Depot that not only honored the artistic success of Lyon, but also celebrated the power and importance of the arts in our communities. Lyon, right, was warmly welcomed home by longtime friends who were proud of her artistic accomplishments.


Nationally-acclaimed artist Jeff Chapman Crane, of Eolia, enjoyed viewing the artistic exhibition which featured the work of artists throughout the region. Some of his works of art were also on display.


Under the direction of Librarian Laura Adkisson, an ensemble of local children came together to re-enact a poem written by Lyon.


Photos submitted

Harlan native and the current Kentucky Poet Laureate George Ella Lyon was welcomed home Saturday at an all-evening event at the Depot that not only honored the artistic success of Lyon, but also celebrated the power and importance of the arts in our communities. Lyon, right, was warmly welcomed home by longtime friends who were proud of her artistic accomplishments.

Nationally-acclaimed artist Jeff Chapman Crane, of Eolia, enjoyed viewing the artistic exhibition which featured the work of artists throughout the region. Some of his works of art were also on display.

Under the direction of Librarian Laura Adkisson, an ensemble of local children came together to re-enact a poem written by Lyon.

Photos submitted Harlan native and the current Kentucky Poet Laureate George Ella Lyon was welcomed home Saturday at an all-evening event at the Depot that not only honored the artistic success of Lyon, but also celebrated the power and importance of the arts in our communities. Lyon, right, was warmly welcomed home by longtime friends who were proud of her artistic accomplishments.
http://harlandaily.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_Lyon-main.jpgPhotos submitted Harlan native and the current Kentucky Poet Laureate George Ella Lyon was welcomed home Saturday at an all-evening event at the Depot that not only honored the artistic success of Lyon, but also celebrated the power and importance of the arts in our communities. Lyon, right, was warmly welcomed home by longtime friends who were proud of her artistic accomplishments.

Nationally-acclaimed artist Jeff Chapman Crane, of Eolia, enjoyed viewing the artistic exhibition which featured the work of artists throughout the region. Some of his works of art were also on display.
http://harlandaily.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_Lyon-web-1.jpgNationally-acclaimed artist Jeff Chapman Crane, of Eolia, enjoyed viewing the artistic exhibition which featured the work of artists throughout the region. Some of his works of art were also on display.

Under the direction of Librarian Laura Adkisson, an ensemble of local children came together to re-enact a poem written by Lyon.
http://harlandaily.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_Lyon-web-2.jpgUnder the direction of Librarian Laura Adkisson, an ensemble of local children came together to re-enact a poem written by Lyon.
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