Riverfront Museum http://peoriapublicradio.org en Peoria Riverfront Museum celebrates one year, looks to boost attendance http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-riverfront-museum-celebrates-one-year-looks-boost-attendance <p></p><div>The Peoria Riverfront Museum turns a year-old this weekend. &nbsp;Peoria Public Radio&rsquo;s Alex Rusciano reports the facility is planning special events and marketing to boost attendance:</div><p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 23:25:55 +0000 Alex Rusciano 13510 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria Riverfront Museum celebrates one year, looks to boost attendance Riverfront Museum to dedicate fountain http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/riverfront-museum-dedicate-fountain <p></p><div>The Peoria Riverfront Museum will dedicate the latest addition to its sculpture garden collection this weekend. Harrison Gibbs’ sculpture Fountain Group will be honored Sunday afternoon at two in the garden off Water Street. The sculpture is the only fountain on display in the garden. Museum officials say The Fountain Group blends classical and modern styles. It is also the only sculpture with a direct connection to the Peoria area. The artist was from Pennsylvania and married Maurine Montgomery, a sculptor from Peoria, back in the 1930’s.&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 22:30:36 +0000 Deborah Oldenkamp 4662 at http://peoriapublicradio.org