Programs at a Glance

PROGRAMS AT A GLANCE

We’re always adding new programs and opportunities to experience art to the calendar. Check back often!

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July 2019

Saturday, July 6 • 2-3 pm | First Saturday Artist Talk
Join us in the galleries as artist Goodloe Byron shares all the details, big and little, behind the work in his “Funhouse Mirrors” exhibit. Admission is free!

Saturday, July 6 • 3-5 pm | Exhibits Reception
Join us for our First Saturday building-wide exhibits reception! New exhibits include Goodloe Byron’s “Funhouse Mirrors” (mixed-media paintings), José Pedreanez’s “Epiphany Eternal” (acrylic paintings), Lisa Tarkett Reed’s “Inner/Outer Space” (mixed-media drawings and sculpture), Tara Will’s “The Radiant Pastel” (plain air pastels), and Karen Comming’s “Last Call” (photography). Meet the artists and enjoy light refreshments. Admission is free!

Saturday, July 6 • 3-5 pm | Creative Outlet
Create rabbit puppets in an homage to U.K. artist Beatrix Potter, and participate in other drop-in art activities! $2 per artist.

Friday, July 12 • 12-1 pm | Art at Noon: Verrocchio and His Workshop: The Far-Reaching Impact of the Renaissance Master
Artist Lesa Cook will discuss the influence of Andrea del Verrocchio as a sculptor, painter, and teacher of some of the best-known artists of the Renaissance, including Leonardo da Vinci and Sandro Botticelli. Cook will highlight Verrocchio’s groundbreaking sculptures, such as David Victorious and The Incredulity of Saint Thomas, and paintings, such as Madonna With Seated Child. A tasting of Florentine Chiantis is provided courtesy of Spin the Bottle Wine Company. Open to adults 21 and over. Bring your lunch or pre-order from Serendipity Market. Admission is free!
Verrocchio

August 2019

Saturday, August 3 • 2-3 pm | First Saturday Artist Talk
A panel of artists from the “Over 70 Show” will lead a discussion on creative aging and what art means to them. Admission is free!

Saturday, August 3 • 3-5 pm | Exhibits Reception
Join us for our First Saturday building-wide exhibits reception! Opening is our annual “Over 70 Show,” featuring artists age 70 and older from throughout the area. Meet the artists and enjoy light refreshments. Admission is free!

Saturday, August 3 • 3-5 pm | Creative Outlet
Create cats and butterflies in the Pop Art style of Andy Warhol, and participate in other drop-in art activities! $2 per artist.

Friday, August 9 • 12-1 pm | Art at Noon: Smokey Bear: 75 Years of Positive Propaganda Art
Collector Rick Gibson will take us on a historical journey from the origins of the campaign to stop forest fires through the life and artists of Smokey Bear using selections from his own collection and from the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum. Explore the power of positive propaganda art as we discover why the campaign was created and how this icon of environmental safety reached audiences around the world. Accompanied by a birthday cake celebration for Smokey, and dessert wine pairing courtesy of Spin the Bottle Wine Company. Open to adults 21 and over. Bring your lunch or pre-order from Serendipity Market. Admission is free!
SmokeyBear

September 2019

Saturday, September 7 • 2-3 pm | First Saturday Artist Talk
Artist Lisa DeLoria Weinblatt will discuss the inspiration behind her “School Lunch” series. Admission is free!

Saturday, September 7 • 3-5 pm | Exhibits Reception
Join us for our First Saturday building-wide exhibits reception! New exhibits include Beckie Mirsch Laughlin’s “Whisper of Intuition” (acrylic paintings), Lisa DeLoria Weinblatt’s “School Lunch” (paintings), Lorena Molina’s “How Blue” (video installations/photography), Virginia Sperry’s “Impermanence” (sculpture and photography), and Lyle Kleinhans’s “Look Me in the Eye” (oil paintings). Meet the artists and enjoy light refreshments. Admission is free!

Saturday, September 7 • 3-5 pm | Creative Outlet
Make city collages in the style of U.S. artist Romare Bearden, and participate in other drop-in art activities! $2 per artist.

Friday, September 13 • 12-1 pm | Art at Noon: The Impact of Art on Substance Abuse Recovery Artist
Beckie Laughlin will discuss how she guides individuals in recovery to paint when they believe they are not able to do so. She will share how she coaches painters to embrace their Intuitive Intelligence, an experience that will ultimately lead them to live the life they were meant to live. A tasting of coffees from around the world is provided courtesy of Dublin Roasters. Bring your lunch or pre-order from Serendipity Market. Admission is free!

 

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