The Douglass School Art Place is a historic school in Murphysboro, IL that has been reinvented as an art space. The Doug offers studios for rent to artists, exhibition and performance spaces, and a developing sculpture garden."The Doug" is a home for creativity and artistic expression.
Formerly Frederick Douglass School, The Doug, was Murphysboro's segregated black elementary school from 1897-1966. The Doug was purchased in 1993 by art historian Gretel Chapman and glassblower Jan Thomas for development as an art place.
Interested parties should contact The Doug for information on upcoming shows and programs, hours of operation and more.
The Douglass School Art Place
900 Douglas Street