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Fiber Studio June, David Quick Opening Celebration!

DAVID LEE QUICK’S SIXTY-YEAR ART SAMPLER

OPENING CELEBRATION
SATURDAY, JUNE 18 / 5:00 – 9:00 PM

Paintings / Drawings / Collage / Film
and
JUNE FINAL FRIDAY ART CRAWL / Friday June 24 / 6 – 10PM

THE FIBER STUDIO
418 S. Commerce Street / Wichita, KS
By Appointment or chance thru July 29 / (316) 303-1996

2016 Annual Arts Council Awards

2016 Annual Arts Council Awards

47th Annual Art Awards It’s time to start applying for the Arts Council Awards. The Wichita/Sedgwick County Arts and Humanities Council established the Annual Arts Council Awards in 1969 to recognize and honor those businesses, foundations and individuals who have displayed consistent and exemplary support of the arts and humanities in Wichita/Sedgwick County. These awards focus… Continue Reading

Ulrich News

The Rodrigo Valenzuela installation PROLE is now open in the Ulrich Underground Rodrigo Valenzuela’s exhibition Prole, which is named after a pejorative term used to denote members of the proletariat or working classes, examines the history of the labor union movement in the United States and the fading spirit of collective bargaining in contemporary culture.… Continue Reading

Gallery XII June E-News

Happy Summer Gallery XII Fans! First of all thank you to everyone who braved the torrential downpours last Final Friday and came to the opening of John Ellert’s beautiful photography exhibition: VISIONS EPHEMERAL as well as Ceramics by Frank Martinez! Despite the soggy start to the evening it was a great night and if you… Continue Reading

Stone, eggs and watercolors on June schedule at Carriage Factory Art Gallery

Carving stone, making Ukrainian eggs and playing with watercolors are on the schedule of creative art classes during the month of June at Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St., Newton. The classes are open to adults and children ages 10 and up. Beth Vannatta will lead a four-hour basic stone carving class Saturday, June 4, 10 a.m.… Continue Reading

Gallery XII May E-News

Thank you all so much for attending the opening of “People, Places and Things” by Tom Montgomery Featuring Ceramics by Paul Pfrehm It was a wonderful evening and a fantastic show.  If you haven’t been able to see the show yet there is still time! Both exhibits will be up through May 24. We are open Mon-Sat 10am-4pm Also… Continue Reading

KMUW Continues Entrepreneurship Series with Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers

As part of the KMUW Entrepreneurship Series, Wichita Public Radio 89.1 FM will feature the story behind Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers on Friday, May 13. Award-winning reporter Abigail Wilson sat down with Freddy Simon and the Freddy’s team at one of their restaurants in east Wichita to learn about one of the fastest growing… Continue Reading

Delores @ Wild at Heart

Delores returns to Wild at Heart This Saturday, we’ll be playing at the Outdoor Market at Wild at Heart women’s clothing boutique. The event will feature locally crafted arts, from food to furniture, jewelry and quilts. The unflappable Dennis Hardin will join us and mix in his magical stringifications. It’s sure to be a good… Continue Reading

Arthur Hall Works in the Galley

Reuben Saunders Gallery: ARTHUR HALL Featured through June. Arthur Hall was a founding member of the Prairie Print Makers – most well known for his body of etchings. But his talents were much broader as he was skilled in both his ability to draw in graphite and pen & ink as well as paint in watercolor.… Continue Reading

“In This Moment” opens May 14 at Carriage Factory Art Gallery

“In This Moment” opens May 14 at Carriage Factory Art Gallery Stephen Locke’s storm cinematography has been featured in popular music videos including most recently Beyoncé’s “Lemonade.” He is a filmmaker, photographer and painter who explores the dramatic and mundane with equal exuberance. A variety of his photographic images and paintings will be on exhibit… Continue Reading

Electric Guitar Symposium at The Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum

ELECTRIC GUITAR SYMPOSIUM – featuring ten of world’s foremost experts. May Fri. 6, Sat. 7, & Sun. 8, 2016 At the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, 204 S. Main Wichita, KS Presenters Include: Deke Dickerson – Author – Collector – Guitarist – Expertise: Mid Century guitar culture Alan DiPerna – Music Journalist – Author Dr. Wayne… Continue Reading

Symposium Weekend Events for Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum

Symposium Weekend at Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum Events: Electric Guitar Symposium – “The Electric Guitar-Wichita’s Instrument!” What is the origin of the electric guitar? This question has resulted in so many confusing and conflicting theories that the earl answers have become elusive. This special will explode myths, eliminate confusion, and answer contentious questions; ultimately exposing… Continue Reading

Always something to celebrate at the Ulrich

Always something to celebrate at the Ulrich

Always something to celebrate at the Ulrich MFA artists reception Wednesday at the Ulrich This spring the Ulrich presents, in conjunction with the School of Art, Design and Creative Industries, the work of Jared Gabriel (Ceramics), Landon Schmidt (Printmaking), and Kristen Tripp (Sculpture). The MFA exhibition represents the culmination of the students’ hard work at… Continue Reading

April Final Friday at Gallery XII!

April Final Friday at Gallery XII!

It’s time for April Final Friday and we have a brand new exhibition opening at Gallery XII! Final Friday, April 29th we are so excited for the opening of “People, Places and Things” by Tom Montgomery Featuring Ceramics by Paul Pfrehm Opening reception will take place Final Friday 5:30pm-10:00pm Regular Business hours are: Mon-Sat 10am-4pm… Continue Reading

Neighborhood Superstar

Neighborhood Superstar

R.G. Miller honored with Neighborhood Superstar Award Fisch Haus, Harvester Arts, and the Tallgrass Film Association invite you to a series of special events, beginning Friday, April 15th. The inaugural Neighborhood Superstar Award will honor R.G. Miller, one of Wichita’s independent creatives. Internet Art Filmmaker R.G. Miller’s inspiring storytelling offers many unique opportunities to engage… Continue Reading

Jacques Barrere Gallery: Art Saint-Germain-des-Pres

Jacques Barrere Gallery: Art Saint-Germain-des-Pres

JACQUES BARRERE GALLERY ART SAINT-GERMAIN-DES-PRES FROM 2 TO 5 OF JUNE 2016 As part of the fair Art Saint-Germain-des-Prés, from the 2 to the 5 of June, the gallery Jacques Barrère will for the first time dedicates its exhibition to young collectors with a special selection of objects. A selection of 50 art works below 10 000… Continue Reading

Jazz Books & Jam

KMUW, Wichita Jazz Festival & Watermark Books Present Jazz Books & Jam KMUW – FM 89.1 Wichita joins the Wichita Jazz Festival and Watermark Books & Café for a special Wichita Jazz Festival event Saturday April 16 at 2pm. Chris Heim, host of KMUW’s nightly jazz show, Night Train, will discuss the best of newly published… Continue Reading

Misguided Professors and Art Contest Award Ceremony April 21 at Carriage Factory Art Gallery

“The Misguided Professors” will perform at Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St., Newton, Thursday, April 21, 6 to 8 p.m, during Newton’s Art & Music in the Heart of Newton. The annual Newton event showcases the talents of area musicians and artists performing or exhibiting in businesses and organizations in the downtown area. The… Continue Reading

March Final Friday

March Final Friday

March Final Friday CityArts will host the opening of four new exhibits from 6-8 p.m. on Final Friday, March 25, that celebrate the work of artists in the Wichita area. The shows will be on display through April 23. Admission is free to CityArts’ exhibition galleries that are open 9 a.m. – 9 p.m., Monday-Friday,… Continue Reading

March Final Friday at Gallery XII

It’s time for March Final Friday and we have a brand new show opening at Gallery XII! Final Friday, March 25th we are so excited for the opening of  “A YEAR OF FLORA” by JOANNA RAMONDETTA, Featuring Ceramics by DIEL GRAY! Opening reception will take place Final Friday 5:30pm-10:00pm. Regular Business hours are: Mon-Sat 10am-4pm. Exhibit will be on view through April 26, 2016.… Continue Reading

KMUW’s Abigail Wilson Earns a Prestigious Gracie Award

KMUW Reporter Wins a Gracie KMUW – 89.1 Wichita has garnered a Gracie. The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation has announced the winners of the 2016 Gracie Awards. Among them is: The Pieces that Remain: Remembering the Wichita State University Plane Crash. This half-hour radio documentary by KMUW Reporter Abigail Wilson was awarded in… Continue Reading

“Remembering Barrick Wilson” Thursday at Carriage Factory Art Gallery

“Remembering Barrick Wilson” Thursday, March 17, at Carriage Factory Art Gallery Community leader and volunteer Barrick Wilson will be remembered in song and story at Carriage Factory Art Gallery’s Third Thursday activities March 17, 6 to 8 p.m. The gallery is located at 128 E. Sixth St. The casual event is free and open to all ages. “Barrick loved… Continue Reading

Neighborhood Superstar Award

Fisch Haus and Harvester Arts proudly announce the inaugural Neighborhood Superstar Award: a community celebration and artistic prize created in a collaboration between the two nonprofits, this bi-annual award will highlight a local artist who currently operates outside of Wichita’s mainstream arts community. This year, organizers are partnering with the Tallgrass Film Association to present… Continue Reading

Gallery XII March E-News

Thank you all so much for attending the opening of “BLUE” by MARTHA WHERRY Paintings, Drawings and Assemblages Featuring Clay Works by Dan Gegen! It was a wonderful evening and a beautiful show. If you haven’t been able to see the show yet there is still time! Both exhibits will be up through March 22nd. We… Continue Reading

“Calm & Chaos” opens Saturday, March 12, 7 p.m., at Carriage Factory Art Gallery

Calm & Chaos” opens March 12 at Carriage Factory Art Gallery Abstract paintings by Eric Carbrey and metal sculptures by Ralph Wickstrom are the featured art in “Calm & Chaos,” the new exhibit opening Saturday, March 12, 7 p.m., at Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St. Ian Gingrich-Gaylord will be the featured musician,… Continue Reading

Fiber Studio March Opening exhibit

Work In Progress West High School Art Department Students will be featured March 10 to 26, at the Fiber Studio & Gallery, 418 Commerce, Wichita, KS. The Opening is this Thursday, March 10, 6:00 to 8:00 PM.  The Gallery is full of wonderful work by talented students and it is for sale to art lovers. Plan… Continue Reading

Final Friday @ Reuben Saunders Gallery

Form – Fire – Flux Final Friday @ Reuben Saunders Gallery February 26, 2016, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Featuring works from the WSU Ceramics Department: Ted Adler Brenda Lichman Gary Lincoln Heather Bal Emily Chamberlain Trisha Coates Jared Gabriel Laura Nave Garet Reynek Scott Steder Exhibit runs through March 19, 2016 Reuben Saunders Gallery 3215… Continue Reading

This Friday @ The Artichoke

Delores and the Pickin’-Fretter with Dennis Hardin at The Artichoke This Friday night we’ll be playin’ some tunes for ya at the good ol’ Artichoke! Joining us will be the indefatigable Dennis Hardin on his shiny new “octave mandolin,” an instrument which just has to be seen and heard to be believed. And of course,… Continue Reading

Final Friday at Prairie Vistas Gallery

Prairie Grass Portraits February 26, 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm Current Exhibition: “Prairie Grass Portraits” continues at Prairie Vistas Gallery and runs through March 19. It features John D Morrison’s photographic portraits of fall grasses from the Flint Hills and Wichita’s Chisholm Creek Park. Next Exhibition: “Art From The Arb” opens on Final Friday, March… Continue Reading

The Fiber Studio February Final Friday

David Self: Back to the Basics – ceramics Marilyn Grisham: New Work- fiber & mixed media Exhibit open: Every Friday & Saturday, 1:00 to 4:00 PM and by Appointment thru March 4 Final Friday Gallery Crawl, February 26, 6:00 – 10:00 PM Park on our east/back side off Waterman & enter the Fiber Studio thru our back Door. Watch… Continue Reading

February Final Friday Schedule

February Final Friday Schedule

February Final Friday City Arts CityArts will host the opening of four new exhibits from 6-8 p.m. on Final Friday, Feb. 26, that celebrate the work of artists in the Wichita area. The shows will be on display through March 19. Main Gallery: “Trial By Fire,” blown glass by various artists This exhibition will celebrate the… Continue Reading

This week at the Ulrich

This week at the Ulrich Museum of Art ShockPress Visiting Artist to speak about art that mocks Beauvais Lyons’ work over the past thirty years has explored various forms of academic parody. Lyons will speak about contemporary artists who have mocked the authority of the academy, the museum, science, history, and commerce through painting, prints,… Continue Reading

February Final Friday at Gallery XII

It’s time for Final Friday and we have a wonderful show opening at Gallery XII! Final Friday, February 26, 2016 we are so excited for the opening of “BLUE” by MARTHA WHERRY. Paintings, Drawings and Assemblages Also Featuring Clay Works by Dan Gegen! Opening reception will take place Final Friday 5:30pm-10:00pm Regular Business hours are… Continue Reading

Live Comedy DVD Recording Show

This is THE BIG EVENT of the year! Meghan Welch and Dan The Man are recording a live standup comedy DVD, Live at 215/Loony Bin, Wednesday March 9th. These DVD’s will be used to promote themselves to national comedy clubs. They are each doing 30 minute sets – more than you’ve ever seen before from… Continue Reading

February at the Ulrich Museum of Art

February at the Ulrich Museum of Art

Honoring the Legacy of Gordon Parks The Ulrich Museum of Art and Wichita Art Museum partner for a two-day forum of presentations from art historians, scholars, and visual artists who will expand on the legacy of the historical and contemporary relevance of the work of Kansas born photographer Gordon Parks. The first day of the… Continue Reading

THE GALLERY AT LARKSFIELD PLACE

The Gallery at Larksfield Place: Kansas Academy of Oil Painters Art Exhibit Opening Reception Thursday, June 12, 4:30 – 6:00 PM. Join us for wine, hors d’oeuvres and an evening of fine art as we welcome our new exhibit of the Kansas Academy of Oil Painters. Continue Reading

Gallery XII February E-News

Happy February from Gallery XII! First of all, Thank you to all who came to the opening of the Crazy 8’s Show! What a beautiful show and successful opening! Thank you too to our wonderful judge, Joe Goodwin! Congratulations to this year’s winning artists: 1st Place- Wayne Conyers 2nd Place- Bob Benson 3rd Place- Dennis… Continue Reading

This Saturday: Delores @ CHUM

Join us this Saturday for an evening of cool tunes, warm hugs and all-around good times as we return to one of our favorite venues! Delores and the Pickin’-Fretter College Hill United Methodist Church (2930 East 1st Street N) Saturday, Feb. 20 | 7:00 pm Continue Reading

Arts Council Receives Grant from Wichita Community Foundation

Wichita based Arts Council, Inc. is pleased to announce the Knight Foundation Fund at the Wichita Community Foundation has awarded a $100,000 grant to kick start a volunteer-driven group geared towards protecting and advancing our community’s quality of life. Quality of life is a viable economic development tool that focuses on the collective good of… Continue Reading

Gallery XII Holiday Open House!

HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM GALLERY XII! December Final Friday falls on Christmas day this year, so we are very excited to be hosting a Holiday Open House on Friday, December 18, 5-8pm! Make sure to stop in for some holiday cheer and shopping! What is better than a one of a kind work of art!? _______________________________________________________ We are thrilled… Continue Reading

2017 City of Wichita Developing Arts Grant Application

Developing Arts Grant Program Grant awards will not exceed $10,000. The Developing Arts Grant Program (DAG) provides funding support to small and/or developing cultural groups with annual organizational budgets under $50,000 that create, present or produce year-round cultural activities and arts programs in Wichita, KS at the grassroots level. Matching Funds The DAG program is… Continue Reading

2017 City of Wichita Artist Access Grants

The Artist Access Grant Program The Artist Access Grants Program is designed to assist practicing, professional and emerging artists residing in Wichita, Kansas. The program provides support for artists to take advantage of specific and exceptional professional development, skill-building opportunities to advance their work and careers as working artists. Funds may be used for such… Continue Reading

Chiyoko Myose at Gallery XII

Every year we have a guest featured artist who shows at the gallery in December. This month we are beyond thrilled to be exhibiting: Chiyoko Myose “A Time to Sojourn.” Along with Chiyoko we will be showing the beautiful work of Wood Turner, Bob Brown! Both shows will be up through January 26! We will also be having a… Continue Reading

Community Art and Music Fair – Dec. 5

Mark your calendars! On December 5th, there’s an art and music fundraiser to benefit girls’ education in South Sudan. Community Art and Music Fair Saturday, December 5 | 9:00 – 3:00 First Church of the Brethren | 1103 N. Jefferson map Music schedule: 10:00 a.m. Delores and the Pickin’-Fretter 11:00 a.m. CellOboe 12:00 Knocknasheega 1:00 Candice… Continue Reading

Gifts in the Gallery Grand Opening Nov. 21 at CityArts

Gifts in the Gallery Grand Opening Nov. 21 Show part of holiday shopping opportunities at CityArts The holiday shopping season officially arrives at CityArts Saturday, Nov. 21 with the grand opening of Gifts in the Gallery from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Main Gallery. This boutique-style art show invites shoppers to pick out their favorite… Continue Reading

“Watercolor Christmas Cards” Nov. 21 at Carriage Factory Art Gallery

“Watercolor Christmas Cards” Nov. 21 at Carriage Factory Art Gallery In a watercolor class geared for all levels of experience, Instructor Susan Bartel will lead participants in creating watercolor Christmas cards using various techniques. The workshop is Saturday, November 21, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., at Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St., Newton. All supplies — watercolor,… Continue Reading

Gallery XII November E-News

Happy November Everyone! There so many things coming up, not the least of which is Thanksgiving, which is only TWO weeks away! Never fear, Gallery XII has you covered with your Holiday necessities! : ) Before we announce the next show we want to thank all the GXII fans who came out on a rainy &… Continue Reading

Limited Palette Portraits Watercolor Workshop Dec. 17 – 19

Announcing Limited Palette Portraits Watercolor Workshop with Laurie Goldstein-Warren ​What: Limited Palette Portraits Workshop with Laurie Goldstein-Warren (W.W., T.W.S.A., S.W.S, N.E.W.S.) who will be featured in an upcoming Watercolor Artist Magazine issue. When: December 17 – 19, 2015 | 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Where: The Wichita Center for the Arts | 9112 E. Central… Continue Reading

It’s all at the Ulrich this November

It’s all at the Ulrich this November

Find out the story behind the art with this ShockPress Visiting Artist Talk Ashley Nason’s current work explores the evolution of our environment and the changes in the existence of the natural world as a result of overconsumption, pollution, and misuse of natural resources. It also explores nostalgia, fear, ambivalence, and resistance to technology in… Continue Reading

“Conversations and Story Lines” Opens Nov. 14 at Carriage Factory Art Gallery

“Conversations and Story Lines” opens Nov. 14 at Carriage Factory Art Gallery Three women artists combine their creative talents to offer a colorful new exhibit debuting Saturday, November 14, 7 p.m., at Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St., Newton. The opening reception for “Conversations and Story Lines” begins at 7 p.m., with artist talks… Continue Reading

Studios Inc Exhibition Space Presents “Until It’s All You See”

New Paintings by resident artist Robert Bingaman Studios Inc Exhibition Space is pleased to present Until It’s All You See, an exhibition featuring new paintings by resident artist Robert Bingaman, on view from 11.13.15 to 12.18.15 with an opening reception Friday, 11.13.15 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM. In Until It’s All You See, Bingaman continues… Continue Reading

Brian Hinkle Abstract Drawing Workshop at Tessera Gallery

Unveiling the Mystery of Abstract Drawing with Brian Hinkle Brian Hinkle is a professional artist and former gallery director and curator. He teaches different mediums (painting, drawing, portraiture, figure study and enameling) at The Wichita Center for the Arts and Tessera Fine Art Gallery. He has an MFA in Painting from WSU. His artwork is in… Continue Reading

Letters to Santa Kicks Off Nov. 13

City and its partners ready to spread holiday cheer to kids, classrooms The City of Wichita, Starkey, Inc. and Cambridge Market are once again teaming up to spread holiday cheer through the Letters to Santa project, with new incentives for classrooms to participate. Starting Nov. 12 through Dec. 11, children in Wichita and the surrounding… Continue Reading

Final Friday at Gallery XII!

Final Friday is almost here and we have a wonderful new exhibit to celebrate! “THE COLOR OF MUSIC” New Works by HARRY WILLIFORD The gallery is also very pleased to be featuring the works of Ceramic Artist, Alaine Kuestersteffen! Final Friday Opening Reception: October 30 5:30pm-10pm On View Through November 24th Regular Gallery Hours: Mon-Sat 10am-4pm We hope… Continue Reading

Annual Historical Museum Holiday Wreath Festival

Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum 204 S. Main Wichita, Kansas 67202 Museum Event: Holiday Wreath Festival At the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum Thursday, & Friday, November 19th & 20th held from 10a.m. to 2p.m. A holiday tradition: The 32nd Annual Historical Museum Wreath Festival Featuring: Lunch served on both days from 11 am to 1 pm.… Continue Reading

October Final Friday

October Final Friday

Final Friday Is Almost Here! CityArts is hosting the opening of three new exhibits from 5-8 p.m. on Final Friday, October 30 that celebrate the work of artists in the Wichita area. Admission is free to CityArts’ exhibition galleries that are open 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Monday-Friday, and 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday. CityArts is located at… Continue Reading

FINAL FRIDAY NOV 27 “Hopes & Heresies: Secular Identity and Kindling Conversation” AT VERTIGO 232

FINAL FRIDAY “Hopes & Heresies: Secular Identity and Kindling Conversation” VERTIGO 232 N.MARKET WICHITA, KS Agnostics, Secular Jews, Cultural Christians, and Aheists” might not be the first thing that comes to mind when picturing Midwest communities, but more and more, we’re here. Explore what it means to explore Faith from the other side, all in… Continue Reading

2015 Annual Juried Show

The Arts Council Annual Juried Art Show is Final Friday, October 30, at CityArts’s Main Gallery from 5-8 PM. Winners will be announced prior to the show, and 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize winners will have a ribbon on their art work. The event features a free wine tasting from 6-8 PM, compliments of Smoky Hill… Continue Reading

IN THE GALLERY – NATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY FELLOWSHIP COMPETITION – DEVELOPED WORK

IN THE GALLERY – OPENING RECEPTION: OCTOBER 30, 7 – 10 P.M. NATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY FELLOWSHIP COMPETITION – “Developed Work” “Developed Work” is based upon a thematically developed body of work. We have selected photographers who have worked with an idea and have developed it conceptually into a solid framework resulting in a fully developed body… Continue Reading

Gallery exceeds fundraising goal

Newton gallery exceeds fundraising goal Carriage Factory Art Gallery’s endowment campaign committee has announced that its goal of raising $75,000 in nine months has been met and exceeded. “Community support in the form of cash and pledges netted a total of $78,800,” said endowment chair Merrill Raber. “We are delighted that the people of this community who care about… Continue Reading

Gallery XII October E-News

Happy Autumn from Gallery XII! We would first like to thank everyone who came out to Final Friday last month for Sally Allen’s and Chris Arensdorf”s beautiful exhibitions. If you haven’t made it by the gallery yet, there is still time! Both shows will be on view through October 27th. (make sure to see our… Continue Reading

Halloween at Cowtown this Sunday

Halloween at Cowtown this Sunday Nighttime trick-or-treating, zombie gunfight part of activities Cowtown invites families to “A Night of Hay, Hooves and Halloween,” a spooktacular evening of trick-or-treating and ghoulish fun from 4-8 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 25. Costumes are welcome at this family-friendly event. Admission is just $5 for children and adults. Cowtown is… Continue Reading

October Final Friday at CityArts

Arts Council Juried Show and free wine tasting scheduled CityArts is hosting the opening of three new exhibits from 5-8 p.m. on Final Friday, Oct. 30 that celebrate the work of artists in the Wichita area. In addition to artwork, the evening will feature free wine tasting from 6-8 p.m., compliments of Smoky Hill Vineyards… Continue Reading

Feature: Prairie Vistas Gallery

Feature: Prairie Vistas Gallery

John Morrison has lived in Wichita for more than 30 years, and has long admired its landscape. In the early 2000’s, Morrison started photographing the Kansas landscape. “Contrary to the opinion of some, the Kansas landscape is extremely varied, though it does not shout for attention,” he says.  In 2005 he opened Prairie Vistas Gallery… Continue Reading

WSU SHIFTSPACE: 13

13 Opening October 14, 2015, WSU SHIFTSPACE will be exhibiting 13, a combination of works by WSU Graduates of Studio Arts. The exhibition is curated by special guest curator Reuben Saunders of the Reuben Saunders Gallery. Artists featured include Emily Chamberlain, Jared Gabriel, Kelsy Gossett, Trishelle Jeffery, Wendi Valladares, Samantha Miller-Gott, Laura Nave, Garet Reynek,… Continue Reading

Band Organ October 15 at Carriage Factory Art Gallery

Band organ, fire pit, bubble wands Oct. 15 at Carriage Factory Art Gallery Jerry Toews will bring his band organ to Carriage Factory Art Gallery’s outdoor park Thursday, October 15, 6 to 8 p.m. The park is adjacent to the gallery at 128 E. Sixth St., Newton. Also included in the gallery’s “Third Thursday” activities… Continue Reading

ROAR Art Show Drop off at Tessera Fine Art Gallery

ROAR Art Show | Russell, KS Art can be delivered to Tessera Fine Art Gallery prior to October 11, 2015 where Roar will pick it up. Artists must make arrangements to pick their work from Russell, KS on October 18, 2015. Call 316-262-2435 to make arrangements for drop off at the gallery. Go to http://roarart.org… Continue Reading

October at The Ulrich

TALLGRASS FILM FESTIVAL: Spotlight on East Indian Cinema The 13th annual Tallgrass Film Festival is coming up, October 14 through October 18. This year the Ulrich Museum of Art partners with Tallgrass to present three contemporary East Indian films in conjunction with POSTDATE: Photography and Inherited History in India. The films screened in the Spotlight… Continue Reading

“Artsy Generations” paint party October 10 at Carriage Factory Art Gallery

“Artsy Generations” paint party October 10 at Carriage Factory Art Gallery

Instructor Sue Bechtel will lead an inter-generational paint party for parents, grandparents, uncles, aunts or other adults and their younger generation family members or friends on Saturday, October 10, beginning at 1 p.m, at Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St., Newton. All supplies will be included in this special event open to all… Continue Reading

POSTDATE artist Annu P. Matthew to speak Friday

Living Between Cultures Start this Final Friday at the Ulrich Museum of Art as the museum presents a rare opportunity for discourse with internationally known artist Annu Palakunnathu Matthew. A photo-based artist, Matthew will present artwork that explores her experiences of living between cultures—England, India and the United States. Her work is influenced by this… Continue Reading

Final Friday at Gallery XII!

It’s Final Friday and we have a beautiful new exhibit to celebrate! SKIES, SCAPES & WATER Paintings by Sally Allen Also Featuring Pottery by Chris Arensdorf Please join us Final Friday, September 25, 2015 from 5:30-10:00pm for the opening reception! Exhibition will be on view through Oct. 27 Regular Gallery Hours: Mon-Sat 10am-4pm Gallery XII- Celebrating Artistic Excellence… Continue Reading

September Final Friday

September Final Friday

Final Friday Is Almost Here! CityArts is hosting the opening of three new exhibits from 5-8 p.m. on Final Friday, September 25 that celebrate the work of artists in the Wichita area. Admission is free to CityArts’ exhibition galleries that are open 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Monday-Friday, and 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday. CityArts is located at… Continue Reading

KMUW Old Town Concert Bands Revealed

KMUW – Wichita Public Radio is celebrating its move to Old Town with a free concert series in the Farm and Art Market Plaza. Wichita’s NPR station is a connoisseur of interesting and excellent music, and this is your chance to see some of it performed live. The series kicks off on Saturday, September 26,… Continue Reading

Pumpkin Paint Party Sept. 26 at Carriage Factory Art Gallery

A paint party with instructor and all supplies included will be open to the public Saturday evening, Sept. 26, 7 to 9 p.m., at Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St., Newton. Instructor Sue Bechtel will lead participants in creating 16 x 20 acrylic paintings of pumpkins. “Sue is great at helping participants follow the style she has set… Continue Reading

Final Friday Sept. 25 at Newman University Steckline Gallery presents ‘White, Et Cetera,’ drawings by Gehry Kolher

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present “White, Et Cetera” by Gehry Kolher as the second show of its 2015-2016 season. The exhibition of drawings, which begins with a Final Friday reception from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 25, will be on display through Oct. 23. Both the reception and admission to the… Continue Reading

THE GALLERY AT LARKSFIELD PLACE Dennis McKay Exhibit

THE GALLERY AT LARKSFIELD PLACE 7373 East 29th St. North Wichita, KS 67226 316-636-1000 OPEN DAILY 9-6pm FREE THE GALLERY AT LARKSFIELD PLACE DENNIS MCKAY ART EXHIBIT THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1– SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2015 ART EXHIBIT RECEPTION THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1ST 4:30-6PM LARKSFIELD PLACE BISTRO Join us for wine, hors d’ oeuvres and an evening of… Continue Reading

Fisch Haus’ fall season starts now!

Fisch Haus is refueled and ready to fly! You may have noticed that we’ve been laying pretty low all summer, but we haven’t been wasting any time: we’ve got several exciting events already lined up for the fall season, with probably more to come, and a new website in the works! We’re starting off with… Continue Reading

September Final Friday at CityArts

Two Exhibitions Feature Work by Salina Artists CityArts is hosting the opening of four new exhibits from 5-8 p.m. on Final Friday, Sept. 25 that celebrate the work of artists in the Wichita area. Admission is free to CityArts’ galleries that are open 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday and 9 a.m.-4 p.m.,… Continue Reading

Art Awards

Art Awards

46th Annual Art Awards sponsored by the Arts Council Every year, the Wichita Arts Council recognizes 10 Wichita individuals, cultural organizations and businesses for their work to further the growth and development of arts in the Wichita area. This year’s Art Awards will be held on Sunday, October 4 in Century II Convention Hall. This… Continue Reading

CALL FOR ENTRIES – National Photography Fellowship Competition – Developed Work

CALL FOR ENTRIES – NATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY FELLOWSHIP COMPETITION – “Developed Work” Entry deadline extended: September 25. Competition for “Developed Work” is based upon a thematically developed body of work. We are looking for photographers who have worked with an idea and have developed it conceptually into a solid framework resulting in a fully developed body… Continue Reading

One Week Left to Enter Juried Art Show!

Only 7 Days Until the Deadline! Local and regional artists ages 18 and older have until Monday, Sept. 21 to submit entries for the annual Arts Council Juried Art Exhibit at CityArts and be eligible to win these monetary prizes: 1st Place – $1,000 2nd Place – $750 3rd Place – $250. The Juried Art… Continue Reading

VENUS TALKS, work by Michaela Valli Groeblacher

The Fiber Studio September Exhibit Opens Friday, September 18, 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM. VENUS TALKS, work by Michaela Valli Groeblacher with a Women’s Inter-Generational Discussion. The Fiber Studio is hosting artist Michaela Valli Groeblacher and her work for the months of September and October 2015. Valli is a figurative ceramic sculptor who tackles old age and… Continue Reading

Last THURSDAY at Reuben Saunders Gallery

Please join us for THE LAST THURSDAY September 24, 2015, 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm With the Wichita Art Museum planning an exciting weekend of events to showcase the opening of the new Art Garden, we are celebrating Final Friday on the LAST Thursday of September. Featured Artists in the Gallery Jeanne Gordon Wichita artist Jeanne Gordon, through… Continue Reading

Area artists featured in “One Season at a Time” opening Sept 19 at Carriage Factory Art Gallery

Area artists featured in “One Season at a Time” opening Sept 19 at Carriage Factory Art Gallery

“One Season at a Time” opens Sept. 19 at Carriage Factory Art Gallery Throughout history, the four seasons have inspired creative expression in music, literature and art. In “One Season at a Time,” opening Saturday, Sept. 19, 7 p.m., at Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth, five area artists will share their visions of… Continue Reading

Gallery XII September News

Autumn is nearly here and we have exciting happenings at Gallery XII to ring in the season! W e would first like to thank everyone who attended the opening reception for the Melinda Weis’s show, “Color Stories.” It was a wonderful success and there is still plenty of time to take in her works as well the lovely… Continue Reading

“Landscrapes” opens Sept. 17 at Carriage Factory Art Gallery

“Landscrapes” opens Sept. 17 at Carriage Factory Art Gallery

“Landscrapes” features acrylic art scraped with credit card, opening Sept. 17 at Carriage Factory Art Gallery When art galleries began telling Bob Neace that they already had artists who painted like he did, he began searching for a different way to apply his acrylics. The thought occurred to him to start scraping and layering his paints… Continue Reading

Film Series: Blaxploitation, Afrofuturism and Beyond; Sun Ra’s SPACE IS THE PLACE

On Friday, September 11th, WSU SHIFTSPACE will screen Sun Ra’s Space Is the Place. Hosted by Jedd Beaudoin, WSU Faculty, and Lisa Rundstrom, WSU SHIFTSPACE Gallery Director. Part 1 of a 3 part series. Live music by The Cosmic Freesom Interface: Georey Deibei, Mark Foley, William Flynn, and Jerry Scholl from 6-7. Sun Ra’s Space… Continue Reading

Wichita Festivals, Inc.

Your Fall 2015 issue of Festivities, the official newsletter of Wichita Festivals, Inc., has arrived! Download and read it here. Attention Volunteers: RSVPs for the Riverfest 2015 Volunteer Appreciation Party are due by 5 p.m., Friday, August 28. See page 5 for details and RSVP today! Continue Reading

First Friday Music Featuring: The F5 Winds Woodwind Quintet

WSU SHIFTSPACE will host: TITLE: First Friday Music Featuring: The F5 Winds Woodwind Quintet ARTIST: The F5 Winds EVENT DATE: Friday September 4th 7-9pm Wichita State University’s Shift Space, a student gallery located downtown in the Commerce Street Art District. WSU SHIFTSPACE presents First Friday music from the F5 Winds, a woodwind Quintet on Friday… Continue Reading

A fun filled fall starts right now with the Ulrich

Art For Your Ears: Last concert of the summer is tonight   The Calamity Cubes! bring their genre crossing mix of thrashicana—a blend of americana, country, rock and punk music—to the Ulrich tonight. The concert will be held on the south lawn of Wilner Auditorium. Bring your lawn chairs or a blanket and enjoy the… Continue Reading

August Final Friday

August Final Friday

August Final Friday Is Almost Here! CityArts is hosting the opening of three new exhibits from 5-8 p.m. on Final Friday, August 28 that celebrate the work of artists in the Wichita area. Admission is free to CityArts’ exhibition galleries that are open 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday and 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday.… Continue Reading

August Final Friday at Gallery XII!

This Final Friday, August 28th we will celebrate the opening of “COLOR STORIES” by MELINDA WEIS We will also be featuring the ceramics of DAVID SELF. Opening reception will take place August 28th, 5:30 pm-10:00 pm, and will be on view through September 22nd. We hope everyone has had a wonderful week and we look… Continue Reading

CALL FOR ENTRIES – Midwest Photo Emerge

Call for Entries- Midwest Photo Emerge Entry deadline: SEPTEMBER 1, midnight, central standard time. MIDWEST PHOTO EMERGE is new at MWCP and this is the third year of the emerge competition. We are looking to give one $250 EMERGE Fellowship Award and exhibition opportunities to several emerging photographers. This fellowship opportunity is geared toward emerging… Continue Reading

Ulrich Museum of Art E-News

Senior Wednesday: Empty Bowls at the Kansas Food Bank Tonight is Senior Wednesday, and the Ulrich is taking the program to the Kansas Food Bank to learn about how it serves our community in the fight against hunger. Brenda Lichman will be on hand to share information about this season’s Empty Bowls campaign, and how… Continue Reading

Final Friday at CityArts

Final Friday at CityArts

Final Friday at CityArts: Two Artists’s Talks part of evening activities CityArts is hosting the opening of four new exhibits from 5-8 p.m. on Final Friday, Aug. 28 that celebrate the work of artists in the Wichita area. Admission is free to CityArts’ galleries that are open 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday… Continue Reading

Studios Inc. Presents Site Unseen: Architectural Installations

Studios Inc. Presents Site Unseen: Architectural Installations

Studios Inc Exhibition Space is pleased to present Site Unseen: Architectural Installations, an exhibition featuring resident artist Jill Downen, on view from 09.11.15 to 10.16.15 with an opening reception Friday, 09.11.15 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM. Site Unseen: Architectural Installations is an exhibition of sculptural miniature rooms that address the symbiotic relationship between the human… Continue Reading

The Fiber Studio Opening This Friday 6 – 8:30 PM

COLLECTIVE DIVISION: Tina Thomas Micah Snider Judi Michaelis Meredith Radke-Gannon Opening Artist Reception Friday, August 14 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Work in: porcelain, glass, watercolor, ink oil painting, glass mosaic, wood The exhibit continues thru Friday, September 4, by appointment phone 316 303-1996. The Fiber Studio & Gallery 418 Commerce, Wichita, KS. 316-303-1996 fiberstudio1@sbcglobal.net Continue Reading

TICKET DISCOUNT OFFER: National Dance Company of Siberia

Discount Ticket Offer   Direct from Krasnoyarsk, Russia National Dance Company of Siberia 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, October 7 Century II Concert Hall The National Dance Company of Siberia enchants audiences with vivid character portrayals, musical moments and unforgettable choreography. The dances follow one after another in a kaleidoscopic manner. Stunning costumes, thrilling choreography, wonderful precisions… Continue Reading

“FunDo” August 20 at Carriage Factory Art Gallery

“FunDo” NUTS and crafts August 20 at Carriage Factory Gallery An opportunity for all ages to make artsy magnets for school lockers and refrigerators will be offered Thursday, August 20, 6 to 8 p.m., at Carriage Factory Art Gallery’s Third Thursday “FunDo,” 128 E. Sixth St., Newton. All supplies will be provided. The NUTS (Newton Ukulele… Continue Reading

$15 off Cowtown Family Memberships in August

August is Family month at Cowtown Purchase a Family Membership now through Monday, August 31 and receive $15 off regular $65 rate We have 2 easy ways for you to take advantage of this discount offer! Pay ONLINE using a credit card or electronic check (online form also has option of mailing a check to… Continue Reading

Harvest Arts Announces Inaugural Local Artist Residency

HARVESTER ARTS is thrilled to announce the recipient of their inaugural “Local Artist Residency” to Wichita, KS artist: Robert Bubp. An open call for entries was announced on May 7 and after a thorough review process, Robert Bubp was awarded the residency on June 25. Bubp will have access to the Harvester Arts 3,000 square… Continue Reading

Call for Entries- 2015 Hot New Pics Show

CALL FOR ENTRIES Entry deadline: AUGUST 15, midnight. Enter and compete to become the one photographer designated as the “2015 Hot New Pic” and receive the $250 award. This exhibition celebrates the range of creative exploration in photography. So during this sizzling hot summer season, get out your best shots, let’s discover what’s hot right… Continue Reading

Register Today: Bob Struble Memorial Golf Tournament

Register Today: Bob Struble Memorial Golf Tournament

10th Annual Bob Struble Memorial Golf Tournament This annual golf tournament is held in memory of Bob Struble, long-time Riverfest volunteer and former Wichita Festivals, Inc.board chairman. Each year a portion of the proceeds are donated to a cancer organization in Bob’s memory. This year’s tourney will benefit Hope Funds for Cancer Research and Victory… Continue Reading

Final Friday at Visual Fusion

“New Projection-Relief Works” from local artist Christopher Gulick offers a new focus for the artist: the wall. The collection will feature freshly created kinetic sculptures that are both familiar and new for those who are accustomed to Gulick’s work. The Final Friday event is from 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm on 7/31/15 and runs through… Continue Reading

Final Friday at Gallery XII- Crazy Eights and important parking information

Gallery XII is very excited to announce the opening of the 6th Annual Crazy 8’s Small Works Exhibition! We will also be featuring the ceramics of Judy Brees! Final Friday Opening Reception Friday, July 31, 2015 5:30pm – 10pm As you may know, each year Crazy Eights is judged for artistic excellence. This year we are honored to have Charles Baughman, artist… Continue Reading

The Kirk Rundstrom Legacy Concert

MUSIC EVENT: NATION: The Kirk Rundstrom Legacy Concert DATE: Friday September 25th , 2015 TIME: Doors at 6:00pm , show starts at 7. Advance Tickets $20, $23 at the door. On February 22, 2007, Kirk Rundstrom, Kansas native and (co) founder of bands Split Lip Rayfield, Scroat Belly, Technicolor Headrush, Grain & Demise, Grizzly, and… Continue Reading

July Final Friday

July Final Friday

Final Friday Is Almost Here! CityArts is hosting the opening of three new exhibits from 5-8 p.m. on Final Friday, July 31 that celebrate the work of artists in the Wichita area. Admission is free to CityArts’ exhibition galleries that are open 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Monday-Friday, and 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday. CityArts is located at… Continue Reading

CityArts Xtravaganza

CityArts Xtravaganza

The CityArts Xtravaganza, a fundraiser to update CityArts classroom equipment, is set for Saturday, August 1, 2015. The event will include drinks and appetizers, and a silent auction and a live art auction. The CityArts Xtravaganza is an opportunity to celebrate the arts in Wichita and recognize what CityArts does to connect people with art opportunities.… Continue Reading

WGO Opens New Production of Puccini’s Turnadot

WGO Opens New Production of Puccini’s Turnadot

Wichita Grand Opera opens a new production of Puccini’s masterpiece Turandot on Friday, August 28, 2015, at 7pm in WGO’s home theater of Century II Concert Hall in Wichita, Kansas. WGO makes its debut at Overland Park’s Carlsen Center with a second performance of the production on Sunday, August 30, 2015 at 3pm. The cast features stars from… Continue Reading

Artist talk with internationally renowned photographer Gerco de Ruijter and more at the Ulrich

Artist talk with internationally renowned aerial photographer Gerco de Ruijter Gerco de Ruijter is the second Ulrich Underground artist-in-residence since the program began in 2014. The Ulrich is currently exhibiting works De Ruijter brought from Rotterdam, the Netherlands. He will be creating new pieces during his stay and adding them to his exhibition, On The… Continue Reading

Feature: The Fiber Studio & Gallery

Feature: The Fiber Studio & Gallery

The Fiber Studio & Gallery is a local Wichita art gallery located in downtown Wichita at 418 Commerce. They feature family friendly monthly exhibits with local and regional artists in a variety of mediums. The Fiber Studio also exhibits Master’s Thesis Exhibits for solo artists and once a year they feature a local high school… Continue Reading

“Into the Rabbit Hole” opens July 25 at Carriage Factory Art Gallery

“Into the Rabbit Hole” opens July 25 at Carriage Factory Art Gallery

If only three words could be used to describe the newest exhibit at the Carriage Factory Art Gallery, it would be “fantastical, imaginative, creative.” Artists Ethan Patrick Harris, Barbara Haynes and Beth Vannatta open a whole new world of imaginative art to viewers in their exhibit “Into the Rabbit Hole.” The detail with which they… Continue Reading

Save the Date: Autumn & Art Patron Party

September 18-20, 2015 at Bradley Fair Friday, Sept. 18, 6 to 9 pm Saturday, Sept. 19, 10 am to 7 pm Sunday, Sept. 20, 10 am to 5 pm Free and open to the public A world-class art gallery on Bradley Fair Parkway Delicious food and drinks available Live entertainment Art themed family fun Become… Continue Reading

Abilene KS Arts Festival

Connecting the arts community with audiences of all ages in cultivating the development and understanding of diverse art forms. Sculpture; Painting – Oil; Watercolor; Drawing; Wood; Jewelry; Metal; Fabric; Ceramic. Every medium will be displayed at this new “art” event. Families can bring their children to learn “art appreciation” as well as become “art patrons.”… Continue Reading

Feature: Wichita Symphony Orchestra

Feature: Wichita Symphony Orchestra

During WWII there was a nationwide call to create symphony orchestras in cities and regional hubs across the US to bring cheer to the communities, and ultimately their returning troops. Prominent musicians and WSU partners in the Wichita Community met and founded the Wichita Symphony Orchestra in 1944. The Wichita Symphony Orchestra is one of… Continue Reading

JULY 31- FINAL FRIDAY “FOR THE LOVE OF ART” A Tribute to Ruthie Spriggs

JULY 31- FINAL FRIDAY “FOR THE LOVE OF ART” A Tribute to Ruthie Spriggs

GO AWAY GARAGE 508 S COMMERCE WICHITA,KS Our Friend Greg Turner has organized a very special Summer Art Event for Wichita. Ruthie Spriggs was an Art teacher at USD 259, City Arts and Arts Partners. She has touched many lives teaching Art to so many. She passed away this last September. This Exhibit is A Tribute to Ruthie Spriggs.… Continue Reading

Gallery XII July E-News

Summer Greetings from Gallery XII! Hard to believe the Fourth of July has come and gone, and hope everyone is having a wonderful summer! Thank you to all who came to the opening of the beautiful exhibition of paintings by Chiaw-Weai Loo, as well as the lovely show of ceramics by Terry Corbett. Both are stunning exhibits and… Continue Reading

G.E.M. Girl Entrepreneurs Matter Competition

About the Competition The Girl Entrepreneurs Matter (GEM) competition was designed as a way to fulfill the Junior League of Wichita’s mission of promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. The winner of the GEM competition will be awarded a 10’x10’ booth at… Continue Reading

Special Exhibit: “Members Only”

SPECIAL EXHIBIT: “MEMBERS ONLY” Embroidered Club and Affiliation Wear Showing at the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum 204 S. Main, Wichita, Kansas Showing July 2nd through August 2016 WINDOWS ON COLLECTIONS Recent additions to the Museum’s Collection “MEMBERS ONLY” Embroidered Club and Affiliation Wear Embroidery, the art of working raised designs in threads upon any fabric… Continue Reading

County Funding

ON BEHALF OF THE ARTS COUNCIL Good morning, As you may be aware, there has been some discussion regarding reduction or possible elimination of funding for the arts at the County level. The Arts Council would like to invite you to attend a meeting this Wednesday, July 8, 2015 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at… Continue Reading

Jewish Summer Film Series this Sunday + final week to see prints by Norma Bassett Hall

Meet “Anita” Jewish Summer Film Series continues Sunday Sunday, July 12| 2 pm Free admission The 20th season of the Mid-Kansas Jewish Federation’s Jewish Summer Film Series, co-sponsored with the Wichita Art Museum, continues this Sunday with the feature film Anita in WAM’s Howard E. Wooden Lecture Hall. A young woman with Down syndrome (Alejanda… Continue Reading

Basket Weaving Workshop July 11 at Carriage Factory Art Gallery

Basket Weaving Workshop July 11 at Carriage Factory Art Gallery

Instructor Kathy Schroeder will lead participants in making a continuous weave berry basket in a five-hour basket weaving workshop at Carriage Factory Art Gallery Saturday, July 11, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. “If time allows, we’ll also make a second smaller door hanger basket,” said Schroeder. “Students may begin or complete the second… Continue Reading

Wayne White: Wichita! Now on view at the Ulrich

Wayne White: Wichita! Now on view at the Ulrich

Wayne White: Wichita! Now on view at the Ulrich The Ulrich is pleased to present a selection of puppets and masks created by Wayne White during his time as Wichita Riverfest’s first Harvester Arts artist-in-residence. Among other events during the 10-day residency, White worked with local artists to build several large-scale puppets for Riverfest’s Safelite®… Continue Reading

Final Friday at CityArts

Main Gallery features work by Wichitan Eric Carbrey CityArts is hosting the opening of four new exhibits from 5-8 p.m. on Final Friday, June 26 that celebrate the work of artists in the Wichita area. Admission is free to CityArts’ galleries that are open 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Monday-Friday, and 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday. The shows… Continue Reading

Gallery XII June E-News

Gallery XII June E-News

Thank you to all who came out to our last Final Friday opening of Jan Klassen’s show “A Walk Among the Trees,” as well as the new showing of sculptures by Don Lind. Both shows are beautiful and are on view through next Tuesday the 23rd. Make sure to check out our facebook page for photos from… Continue Reading

Main ARTery Kim Casebeer Workshop Ulysses, KS

Main ARTery Kim Casebeer Workshop Ulysses, KS

Paint Great Landscapes From Photographs October 23-25, 2015 Skill level: Basic drawing and painting knowledge, otherwise all skill levels Class size: 9 min / 15 max. Oil and pastel accepted. Hours: 9am – 4pm daily During studio time, landscape painters often use photographs, even if they have a plein air study of the location. When… Continue Reading

Main ARTery Jilli Nel Workshop SW Kansas

Main ARTery Jilli Nel Workshop SW Kansas

“Let Go , Let Flow ” An introductory workshop to releasing your inner abstract artist. This 2 day workshop held by International Abstract Expressionist Jilli Nel is aimed at helping you to loosen up your work…and designed to teach an introductory into the techniques and processes behind Abstraction. Jilli has been is USA for 3… Continue Reading

Writers of the Wheat Literary Festival

The Writers of the Wheat Literary Festival will be Friday evening, July 10, 2015, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Sunflower Plaza, 417 E. Gilbert, Wichita, KS. We have several authors from Kansas, publishing in a variety of genres, who will speak about their writing inspiration, their books, or how their life experiences have… Continue Reading

‘A Day in the Life’ at Cowtown

June 20 event immerses visitors in 1875 Wichita Cowtown’s “A Day in the Life” event on Saturday, June 20 will do more than explain Wichita’s Old West history to visitors. It will allow them to live and breathe it. From 10 a.m.-5 p.m., more than 75 costumed interpreters will bring Cowtown to life as they… Continue Reading

VERTIGO 232 INSTALL 5.15 CLOSING RECEPTION THIS FRIDAY JUNE 12 5-9PM

CLOSING RECEPTION – JUNE 12-5-9PM Vertigo 232 Gallery- 232 N. Market, Wichita, Kansas Above Hewitts Antiques FEATURED ARTISTS : MIKE MILLER-ED LANGSTON-LINNEBUR&MILLER-SARAH STEWART-IAN WALKER STEWART-CHRISTOPHER GULICK-CHIYOKO MYOSE- MARK S WALKER-TARA HUFFORD WALKER Installation art : An Artist takes a large interior (the exterior can be part of an installation, too) and loading it with disparate items… Continue Reading

Elton John & Tim Rice’s Aida

Elton John & Tim Rice’s Aida

Music Theatre Wichita presents Elton John & Tim Rice’s Aida. Aida tells the story of an unscheduled detour along the Nile that leads to a love story that changes the course of history. It’s spectacular, dramatic, and compelling, with a thrilling contemporary musical score. The show runs June 10-14, with performances at these times: June 10:… Continue Reading

Nominations Opened For 46th Annual Art Awards

Nominations Opened For 46th Annual Art Awards

The Arts Council is now accepting nominations for its 46th Annual Art Awards, which will be held Sunday, Oct. 4 in Century II Convention Hall, 225 W. Douglas. The event celebrates the arts and honors businesses and individuals who have made major creative achievements or significant contributions to the development of the arts in Wichita.… Continue Reading

Documentary film “AWAKE: The Life of Yogananda”

Documentary film “AWAKE: The Life of Yogananda”

“AWAKE: The Life of Yogananda,” a film by Oscar-nominee Paola di Florio and Sundance winner Lisa Leeman. Indian mystic Paramahansa Yogananda brought yoga and meditation to the West in 1920 and wrote the spiritual classic “Autobiography of a Yogi,” a go-to book for seekers from George Harrison to Steve Jobs. By personalizing his own quest… Continue Reading

Party Arty June 13 at Carriage Factory Art Gallery

Party Arty June 13 at Carriage Factory Art Gallery

“Party Arty” open to public June 13 at Carriage Factory Art Gallery A paint party with instructor and all supplies included will be open to the public Saturday evening, June 13, 7 to 9 p.m., at Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St., Newton. Instructor Sue Bechtel will lead participants in creating their own 16… Continue Reading

Jump & Jive Burlesque

American Rose Theater of Burlesque has a show coming up on Saturday, June 13th at the Scottish Rite Center located at 332 E. 1st St N. We have been revitalizing this nostalgic art form in Wichita for two years and are thrilled to be entertaining and educating people on this classic art form. Doors open… Continue Reading

Larksfield Place Men’s Art Exhibit

THE GALLERY AT LARKSFIELD PLACE 7373 East 29th St. North Wichita, KS 67226 316-636-1000 OPEN DAILY 9-6pm FREE       LARKSFIELD PLACE MEN’S ART EXHIBIT THURSDAY, JUNE 4– SUNDAY, AUGUST 2, 2015 ART EXHIBIT RECEPTION THURSDAY, JUNE 4, 4:30-6PM LARKSFIELD PLACE BISTRO The residents of Larksfield Place bring with them a life full of… Continue Reading

Get ready for summer at the Ulrich

Thank you to the volunteers and supporters of A SculpTour Affair A SculpTour Affair, the roaming party celebrating the Martin H. Bush Outdoor Sculpture Collection on the campus of Wichita State University was Saturday, May 23. The celebration, organized and designed by a committee of creative, dedicated volunteers and led by chair Genevieve Gordon Farha,… Continue Reading

KHF River Run In-Person Registration Update

KHF River Run In-Person Registration Update

Kansas Health Foundation River Run Saturday, June 6, 2015 ​****Attention**** ​ We have three pop-up IN-PERSON River Run registration locations for Wednesday, June 3rd & Thursday, June 4th: First Gear, 111 N. Mosley GoRun East, 2350 N. Greenwich GoRun West, 2556 N. Maize These pop-up locations are for the 10K and 2-Mile Runs Only. You… Continue Reading

Jonas H. Sjøvaag / Norwegian musician & photo artist

Jonas H. Sjøvaag / Norwegian musician & photo artist

Hi I’m a Norwegian photographer, musician and composer, focusing mainly on landscapes that are magnified through manipulation, collages, cut-ups and similar forms of visual interaction. Through the years I’ve managed, in my own humble opinion, to create a visual output that is unique and my own, where the intention is to invite viewers into a… Continue Reading

May – Final Friday

Final Friday Is Almost Here! CityArts is hosting the opening of three new exhibits from 5-8 p.m. on Final Friday, May 29 that celebrate the work of artists in the Wichita area. Admission is free to CityArts’ exhibition galleries that are open 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Monday-Friday, and 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday. CityArts is located at… Continue Reading

WAM Summer Art camps & Summer Opening Party

WAM Summer Art camps & Summer Opening Party

Hot Art for Cool Kids Art summer camp registration still open June & July Wednesdays & Thursdays | 2 to 4 pm Spend some summer days with us! WAM invites children ages 6-12 to experience art looking and making through fun, two-hour workshops which will stretch imaginations, creativity, and inquiry. Parents are encouraged to join… Continue Reading

WGOs Bold New Initiative: the Opera Academy of the Midwest

This summer, Wichita Grand Opera launches an ambitious new project: the Opera Academy of the Midwest. With cooperation and support of the entities listed below, the Academy will become an intensive training ground for the next generation of opera singers and production personnel. Opera Academy of the Midwest is sponsored in part by: Kansas Creative Arts… Continue Reading

Arts AMaize- Twilight Thursdays

Arts AMaize presents Twilight Thursdays June 11- Jake Schepps Quintet, Crossover June 25- A Terra Plana, Brazilian Choro July 2- Sousa Band, American Band New Market Square 7:30-9:15 PM Bring a blanket or chair Outdoor Concert, Weather Permitting Sponsored in part by the Kansas Creative Arts Industries and the National Endowment for the Arts in… Continue Reading

Steampunk Day at Cowtown

May 30 event immerses visitors in Victorian science fiction  Steampunk Day returns to Cowtown on Saturday, May 30 to give visitors a one-of-a-kind Victorian science fiction experience straight out of a Jules Verne or H.G. Wells novel. Activities for the entire family are scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This year’s featured act is… Continue Reading

Ray Nicodemus to perform Thursday at Carriage Factory Art Gallery

Ray Nicodemus will perform on guitar Thursday, May 21, 6 to 8 p.m., during the closing reception for the special “Transportation Art” exhibit at Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St., Newton. The event is free and open to the public. The activities are part of Newton’s Third Thursday art and music walkabout. Refreshments will be… Continue Reading

Dear Sedgwick County Art Supporters

Dear Sedgwick County Art Supporters, Our County Commission needs to hear from us over the next week to help them understand a large contingent of citizens in Sedgwick County care about culture, education, and tourism. The Commission has scheduled a public hearing on May 13th as they ponder whether to cancel contracts with the Sedgwick… Continue Reading

Vertigo 232 Install 5.15 Opening

Install 5.15 Mike Miller, Ed Langston Linnebur & Miller, Sarah Stewart Ian Walker Stewart Christopher Gulick Chiyoko Myose, Mark S. Walker Tara Hufford Walker Opening Reception May 15 from 6-10 PM Open House May 22 from 6-9 PM Final Friday May 29 from 6-10 PM Continue Reading

Special Program: An illustrated lecture on Major General John Sedgwick

SPECIAL PROGRAM: An illustrated lecture examining the hero for whom our County is named: Major General John Sedgwick. Presented by Historian, Educator and Filmmaker, Ken Spurgeon in the Sedgwick County Historial Museum’s Devore Auditorium – on Saturday, May 16th at 2:00 p.m. Program is free with regular Museum admission – Adults $ 5.00, Children under… Continue Reading

Get Your Season 2015-16 Broadway Theater League Membership

Season tickets on sale now! Century II Concert Hall Schedule: The Book of Mormon– November 24-29, 2015 The Producers– January 19-21, 2016 Flashdance The Musical– March 1-3, 2016 Sandy Hackett’s The Rat Pack– April 12-14, 2016 Blue Man Group– Special engagement- April 26-27, 2016 Learn more about a Season Membership. Easy Ways to Join: Online… Continue Reading

Shift Space Gallery to host “Open and Closed”

WSU Shift Space Student Gallery will host: TITLE: Open and Closed: BFA Graduate Exhibition featuring works by Rhonda Davis and Michael Fisher CLOSING RECEPTION: Friday, May 29th, 6 – 9 pm. EXHIBITION DATES: Wednesday May 8th runs through May 29th. GALLERY HOURS: WED through SAT 1 – 4.   Wichita State University’s Shift Space, a… Continue Reading

Topanga Dawn, a exhibition by Jarrett Mellenbruch

Topanga Dawn, a exhibition by Jarrett Mellenbruch

The Studios Inc Exhibition Space is pleased to present Topanga Dawn, a solo exhibition featuring resident artist Jarrett Mellenbruch, on view from 05.08.15 to 06.12.15 with an opening reception on Friday, 05.08.15, from 6:00 – 9:00 PM. Topanga Dawn is an exhibition of new sculptures inspired by Mellenbruch’s brief but impactful visit to Topanga, California.… Continue Reading

Emmy-Winner Wayne White is First Riverfest Artist-in-Residence

Wichita Festivals, Inc.(WFI) and Harvester Arts announced today they are partnering with Ulrich Museum of Art and Wichita State University School of Art, Design and Creative Industries (WSU SADCI) to create an artist’s residency in collaboration with Riverfest 2015 with Emmy and Billboard award-winning artist, Wayne White. Among other events during the 10-day residency, White… Continue Reading

Harvester Arts discussion of All the Steps in the Process May 7th, 6 PM

Harvester Arts discussion of All the Steps in the Process May 7th, 6 PM

Discussion Session Thursday, May 7th social 5:30, discussions 6-7PM All the Steps in the Process: A Research Project on Collaboration Harvester Arts, 215 N. Washington in Old Town Join us for casual conversation of Christine Wong Yap’s capstone exhibition, All the Steps in the Process: A Research Project on Collaboration. For this project, Christine interviewed… Continue Reading

Benefit Car Show this Sunday

Free Indian Center event includes family activities, food trucks For one day only, the Mid-America All-Indian Center is shifting gears from American Indian history to automobile history with the sole purpose of raising money for its Museum and education programs. The 4th annual Benefit Car Show is scheduled for 10 a.m.-4 p.m. this Sunday, May… Continue Reading

Arts Council Making Art Happen During ArtDOG

The ICT Art Day of Giving (aka ArtDOG) is back for a second year to raise awareness and money for the arts in Wichita over a single 24-hour period. The Arts Council is proud to be one of ArtDOG’s 55 participating nonprofit arts organizations. Donations can be made through ICTArtDOG.org beginning at 12:01 a.m. this… Continue Reading

Randy Cohen “Innovation and Creativity Through the Arts” Breakfast

Randy Cohen “Innovation and Creativity Through the Arts” Breakfast

Art Council Breakfast Program: Innovation and Creativity Through the Arts 7:30-9:00 AM Friday, May 1 Hyatt Regency Wichita (Cypress Ballroom 209) $15 per person, breakfast included Purchase tickets online at WichitaTIX.com or call (316)303-8100 Randy Cohen, Vice President of Research and Policy, Americans for the Arts (Washington, D.C.), is visiting Wichita to share his experience… Continue Reading

Support Wichita Center for the Arts

Support Wichita Center for the Arts

Art Day of Giving Celebrate the arts during ArtDOG a charitable giving campaign project of Wichita Community Foundation. New this year is a photo contest and we are pleased the Center is one of the finalists. Help us win the $500 prize by “liking” the Wichita Community Foundations page on Facebook and then “liking” this… Continue Reading

Painting Workshops at Carriage Factory Art Gallery

Painting Workshops at Carriage Factory Art Gallery

A “Party Arty” fun evening of painting, barn quilt painting, and a combination jewelry-making/watercolor class are on the schedule of events open to the public at Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St., Newton. “With the growing popularity of our paint parties, we’ve decided to offer a session that is open to the public… Continue Reading

Creative Rush Events & ArtDOG Info

Creative Rush Events & ArtDOG Info

VINYL APPRECIATIONS a 1st TUE Talk Join us for this discussion with an introduction from Connie Bonfy featuring panelists: Phil Ross : Owner of Spektrum Muzik KathyRoush : Professional Musician GaryJones : Owner of Living Sound TUESDAY, MAY 5th at The Wichita Center for the Arts | Doors Open at 6:30p Discussion starts at 7p… Continue Reading

March Final Friday

March Final Friday If you would like your information to be included in this monthly update, simply e-mail a press release to cityartsfeedback@wichita.gov by the 3rd Wednesday of the month. Final Friday Is Almost Here! CityArts is hosting the opening of four new exhibits from 5-8 p.m. on Final Friday, March 27 that celebrate the… Continue Reading

CreativeRush Events for April!

HOME COMING A conversation about what it takes to come home and start anew Join us for this 1st TUE Talk with an introduction from Marc Durfee featuring panelists: John Hammer : CEO of Roxy’s Downtown Brian Riordan : President of Riordan Clinic Bob Workman : Director of the Ulrich Museum of Art Theater at… Continue Reading

Evan Roth to speak at the Ulrich tomorrow

KEYNOTE TALK: Evan Roth: The Art of Misuse Paris-based American artist Evan Roth will discuss his fascination with the misuse of seemingly rigid systems and the effect that philosophies from hacker communities can have when applied outside of computer screens. His work visualizes transient moments in public space, online and in popular culture, and questions… Continue Reading

Musical America Job Posting: Development Director

Development Director Job ID: ? Posted: February 26, 2015 Position Title: Development Director Job Type: Full-Time Company Name: Wichita Grand Opera Job Duration: Indefinite Job Function: Raise Funds Min Education: Bachelor’s Degree Entry Level: No Min Experience: 3-4 Years Location: Wichita, Kansas 67202 APPLY FOR THIS JOB Contact Person: Parvan Bakardiev Email Address: pbakardiev@wichitagrandopera.org Summary:… Continue Reading

CityArts presents art exhibits at Century II

Art Exhibitions at Century II presented by CityArts CityArts is proud to partner with the Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center to display the work of local and regional artists in the first and second floor Concert Hall foyer. All exhibitions are free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday. Century II… Continue Reading

Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum Special Exhibit

On view at the Main Street Entrance of the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum. On exhibit through May 2015. “MOD RAGS from TEENSVILLE” Teenage Style of the 1960’s The years following World War II gave rise to a new level of affluence for American youth. With unprecedented buying power teenagers began creating their own music, clothing,… Continue Reading

Gregory Folken MFA Graduate Exhibition

Exhibition Dates: March 11th – March 28th DATE: Friday March 27th, 6 – 10pm WSU SHIFTSPACE Student Art Gallery will host: Gregory Folken MFA Graduate Exhibition March 11th – March 28th. Come and talk to artist and view in person these inspiring new art works by Gregory and join the art crawl for this up… Continue Reading

The Wichita Center for the Arts March Workshops

ADULT WORKSHOPS Get Your Sculpt On! with Craig Campbell March 7 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Adult Papermaking March 28 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. YOUTH SPRING BREAK WORKSHOPS Move your hands, Clap your feet: Finding the subdivision in music March 16 9:00 – 9:45 a.m. Street Art March 16 – 17 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.… Continue Reading

Experience ‘original music that tells stories of the heart and soul’ at Songwriter Studio featuring Rudy Love Jr.

CreativeRush has been inspiring and bringing together the creative community in Wichita for over three years. Through in-depth panel discussions, skill-building workshops, and events showcasing the work of artists in the community, CreativeRush provides the opportunity for each individual to discover, harness, and express his/her unique creative vision. On March 6th, CreativeRush launches its latest… Continue Reading

Artist’s talk with Heidi Kirkpatrick Thursday plus Family ArtVenture Saturday and a chance to vote!

Artist’s Talk this Thursday: Heidi Kirkpatrick Thursday, February 26 | 6 pm Free admission Held in conjunction with Five Alchemists: Contemporary Photographers Explore 19th-Century Techniques, photographer Heidi Kirkpatrick, whose cyanotypes are included in the exhibition, will talk about her unique process and her intimate subject matter. Kirkpatrick’s work explores family narratives and the physical body though… Continue Reading

Tessera Fine Art Gallery

Building Repairs at 412 E. Douglas: There are 2 galleries at this location – Gallery XII and Tessera Fine Art Gallery It is very unfortunate that Gallery XII has been closed for repairs. Tessera Fine Art Gallery did not suffer any damage and is still open. We are open: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Monday… Continue Reading

February Final Friday

If you would like your information to be included in this monthly update, simply e-mail a press release to cityartsfeedback@wichita.gov by the 3rd Wednesday of the month. Art Show at the Dog Show CityArts is proud to present the 29th annual Art Show at the Dog Show exhibit throughout its b uilding Feb. 27-March 21.… Continue Reading

Spring 2015 is going to be HUGE

We’ve got a whole bunch of fun events lined up in the next few months, starting this coming Final Friday, February 27th. As you may be aware, we’re hosting an artist-in-residence throughout the months of February and March, a Kansas City artist/architect named Denise DiPiazzo, who will be presenting the next stage of her recent KU MFA… Continue Reading

Call for Entries: National Printmaking Exhibition 2015

NATIONAL PRINTMAKING EXHIBITION 2015 The Wichita Center for the Arts, July 17 – August 16, 2015.  $7500 in cash and purchase awards.  $30 for 3 entries.  Postmarked deadline:  April 17, 2015.  Juror: Gordon Sherman, Fort Hays State University.  Information and Prospectus available at www.wcfta.com, 316.634.2787, or email areep@wcfta.com. Continue Reading

Scholastic Art Awards Recognitions

The Wichita Center for the Arts will recognize the award winning students of the 2015 Scholastic Art Awards in two events March 7 and 8. Both events will be hosted by Elizabeth B. Koch and the K.T. Wiedemann Foundation, Inc. Silver Key and Honorable Mention award winners will be recognized at an open house from… Continue Reading

The Independent School Friends of Fine Arts- ARTAPALOOZA

Hello City Arts Patrons and Art Supporters, My name is Jennifer Olsen.  I am the President of the Friends of Fine Arts at The Independent School (TIS).  We are hosting a family-friendly arts event on Saturday, February 28th from 2:30-5:00 called ARTAPALOOZA.  This year’s theme is “Traveling the Orient Express”.  We will have upper school… Continue Reading

“Something To Cackle About” Feb. 28 at Carriage Factory Art Gallery

Rubber chickens, a stuffed rooster, painted ceramic and farm-raised fresh eggs, chicken and rooster paintings — it’s something to cackle about, according to Darlene Dick, coordinator of the 2015 Love Your Gallery gala scheduled for Saturday, February 28, 6 to 9 p.m., at Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St., Newton. “We’re going all… Continue Reading

Friday Film: Strawberries and Chocolate

TITLE: STRAWBERRiesS AND CHOCOLATE FILM 1990 DATE: Exhibition Reception: FEBRAURY 20 WSU Shift Space Student Art Gallery will host: Film Friday featuring the 1990 film Strawberries and Chocolate. It is a Cuban-Spanish-Mexican co-produced film, directed by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea and Juan Carlos Tabío, based on the short story “The Wolf, The Forest and the New… Continue Reading

Facebook Event

Hello fellow arts and culture supporters! After the information was sent out informing all of you of the upcoming Mayoral Primary Candidates Forum, we’ve had requests to create a Facebook “event” to help spread the word. The event has been created and we are asking you to participate by sharing on your Facebook page and… Continue Reading

Get an Art Garden update and your tickets to next Saturday’s Opening Party

Art Garden construction begins in earnest Exterior fencing installed this week  Simpson Construction Services has started work on the museum’s Art Garden after months of planning and anticipation. The grounds are now surrounded by construction fencing; for visitors’ safety, access will be limited for the next eight months as earth-moving equipment is brought in to… Continue Reading

January Final Friday at Gallery XII

Final Friday is almost here and we have a beautiful new show at Gallery XII! “COLOR VIBRATIONS” PAINTINGS BY LYDA ANDREWS We will also be featuring the ceramic works of EUGENE STUCKY Both exhibits will open Final Friday, January 30, 2015 Opening Reception will take place from 5:30-10:00pm and will be on view through February 24th. … Continue Reading

a 1st TUE Talk & More!

a 1st TUE TALK No matter how random or varied your experiences, there is always a common thread, a gleaming detail. This topic is about revealing the essence of what your story/work/project/life is/has/become about. It can be a singular, elegant moment of clarity. Join us on February 3rd for our first 1st TUE Talk of 2015!… Continue Reading

Annual Kansas Day Program

Celebrate Kansas Statehood (Jan. 29th 1861) with a Musical Performance by The Prairie Rose Rangers, The Crowsons, and The Home Rangers. Celebrating Kansas statehood with music! Followed at 3:00 p.m.  by a signing of the new Book 999 Kansas Characters by Dave Webb, Terry Rombeck, and Beccy Tanner. Admission is free and open to the public! The Historical Museum was… Continue Reading

“Celebrate Kansas Day” at Carriage Factory Art Gallery

“Celebrate Kansas Day” Thursday, January 29, at Carriage Factory Art Gallery Photographer Jim Griggs will present a visual tour of Kansas Thursday evening, January 29, at Carriage Factory Art Gallery, beginning at 7 p.m., as part of the gallery’s Kansas Day celebration. The gallery is located at 128 E. Sixth St., Newton.  Refreshments will be… Continue Reading

13th annual Tallgrass Film Festival: Call for Submissions

“One of the foremost regional festivals in the country, showcasing exciting new movies and festival hits that otherwise probably wouldn’t make their way to the heartland…a wonderful festival, and a reminder that New York and L.A. don’t have the market cornered on vibrant film culture.” –Flavorwire TFA announces the call for submissions for the 13th… Continue Reading

Riverfest Poster Contest: Still Time to Enter

It’s not too late to enter! You have still have until 5 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 31 to submit your entry. Imagine your artwork on billboards, T-shirts, buttons, posters, commercials and more. Enter the Riverfest 2015 Poster & Button Artwork Contest sponsored by Emprise Bank and create a design based on the 2015 theme, “Button Up. Have… Continue Reading

Harp and Art featured Thursday at Carriage Factory Art Gallery

Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St., Newton is featuring “Christmas at the Gallery” Thursday, December 18, 6 to 8 p.m., with special Christmas music by harpist Ashley Bergner, holiday refreshments and a selection of unique gifts for shoppers. “We are promoting ‘shopping local’ by highlighting unique gifts by our local artists and crafters… Continue Reading

Fisch Haus Music Event

MUSIC EVENT: The Tattletale Saints DATE:   Wednesday, December 10, 2014. TIME:    Doors at 7:00, show starts around 7:30. Admission is by a suggested donation of $15. New Zealand born duo Tattletale Saints is vocalist, guitarist, songwriter Cy Winstanley and vocalist, double bassist Vanessa McGowan. Now based in Nashville Tennessee, and originally part of London… Continue Reading

JOURNEY THROUGH TIME opens Dec. 6 at Carriage Factory Art gallery

Bob Regier’s “Journey Through Time” opens Dec. 6 at Carriage Factory Art Gallery The strands of Bob Regier’s journey as an artist have been multiple, interwoven and inseparable. His exhibit at Carriage Factory Art Gallery beginning Saturday, December 6, will be a retrospective of his work over nearly six decades. During the opening reception starting… Continue Reading

THE GALLERY AT LARKSFIELD PLACE

THE GALLERY AT LARKSFIELD PLACE 7373 East 29th St. North Wichita, KS 67226 316-636-1000 OPEN DAILY 9-6pm FREE   THE MUNDI GROUP THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4 – SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2014   ART EXHIBIT RECEPTION THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4th, 4:30-6PM LARKSFIELD PLACE BISTRO Join us for wine, hors d’ oeuvres and an evening of fine art as we… Continue Reading

Janet Fisher’s art sale Dec. 6th and 7th

Paintings ~ Ceramics ~ Jewelry Whimsical Sculpture By Janet Fisher Saturday December 6, 10am – 4pm Sunday December 7, 12pm – 4pm 1518 Krug Circle Rocky Creek North of Crestview Country Club East of 127th Street on 13th – enter on Glenwood go 1 block, turn north on Birchwood that becomes Krug **20% of proceeds… Continue Reading

The Fiber Studio December Exhibition

CLAY FOR THE CAUSE: Small Works Holiday Show   CLAY CARTEL Artists: David Self   *  Dylan Seeney  *  Michelle Jeffries  *  Debi Cox   *    David Long   *    Andy Corcoran   Opening Artist Receptions:  Friday, December 5th, 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM And Sunday, December 7th, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM   Work is available to… Continue Reading

Save the Date! Friday, December 5th Holiday Sidewalk Sale and Tours at Envision on Main St.

2014 Holiday Sidewalk Sale and Open House Shop Envision everyday store 20% off one item all day (exclusions apply) Optical Trunk Show 11 AM – 2 PM: Large selection of frames, flexible spending cards accepted Support Envision Arts- purchase homemade pottery, home decor, jewelry and more. Tour the only Vision Rehabilitation Clinic in Wichita Enjoy… Continue Reading

November – Final Friday

November Final Friday – Update If you would like your information to be included in this monthly update, simply e-mail a press release to cityartsfeedback@wichita.gov by the 3rd Wednesday of the month. —————————————– Join Mead Street Gallery Final Friday, November 28th, for our 9th Annual Small Works Show.  We are excited to present original artwork in a… Continue Reading

Pete McGuinness to perform with Friends jazz ensembles

Jazz trombonist and vocalist Pete McGuinness will share the stage with the Friends University Jazz band and the Jazz Vocal Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 24 in the Riney Fine Arts Center’s Sebits Auditorium. McGuinness is an active New York City-based jazz musician. He not only plays trombone, but is a Grammy-nominated composer/arranger, award-winning jazz… Continue Reading

KWS National Exhibition 2014

Opening Reception Friday, November 21, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Complimentary Light Hors d’oeuvres and Cash Bar This exhibition features a wide range of styles from abstraction to realism with imagery including landscapes, still life, and more. These masterfully executed works spotlight the technique of water media. This year’s juror is Thomas W.… Continue Reading

Museum Event: Holiday Wreath Festival

Museum Event: Holiday Wreath Festival At the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum Thursday, & Friday, November 20th & 21st held from 10a.m. – 2p.m. A holiday tradition: The 31st Annual Historical Museum Wreath Festival Featuring: Lunch served on both days from 11 am to 1 pm. The cost for lunch is $14 and includes admission to… Continue Reading

The Color Purple Tickets on Sale

The Color Purple   8:00 p.m., Saturday, November 29 6:00 p.m., Sunday, November 30 Century II Concert Hall THE COLOR PURPLE is an inspiring family saga that tells the unforgettable story of a woman who, through love, finds the strength to triumph over adversity and discover her unique voice in the world. This musical adaptation of… Continue Reading

Art Show – “12 FINGERED HAND” Closing Nov 14th

Due to popular demand, the “12 FINGERED HAND” exhibit will remain on view at the Diver Studio until Friday, November 14th. We will celebrate the closing of the “12 FINGERED HAND” with a public party on Friday, November 14th, 7-10pm. Diver Studio, 424 Commerce, Wichita, KS Exhibition: 12 FINGERED HAND Exhibition Date: Friday, November 14th, 7-10pm. Featured Artists:… Continue Reading

Harvester Arts Presents: Discussion of come together, only to burst apart

OCTOBER RESIDENT ARTIST DISCUSSION SESSION: MONDAY 11/17 7:00 PM Wichita State University School of Art, Design, and Creative Industries McKnight Art Center, room 210 come together, only to burst apart installation by alexandra p. spaulding on veiw until November 15th, by appointment Union Station, Douglas at the train tracks In her October residency at Harvester Arts, Alex… Continue Reading

Opening Reception for Idology- “ID IS WHAT ID IS” This Friday at the Go Away Garage

Opening Reception for Idology- “ID IS WHAT ID IS”  This Friday November 14 from 7-11pm at the Go Away Garage NOVEMBER 14-28, 2014 -GROUP EXHIBIT FEATURING- CHRIS FRANK,ED LANGSTON, GREG TURNER,DAVID CHRISTANSEN, GREG JOHNSON,TED KRONE,MARK S WALKER With SPECIAL GUEST ARTISTS Lauren Fitz Miller, Brandi Frank, Carlos Wheelhouse. THROUGH NOVEMBER 28TH -FINAL FRIDAY Continue Reading

WSU Shift Space Student Gallery will host “Various States of Repair”

WSU Shift Space Student Gallery will host: TITLE: “Various States of Repair” EXHIBITION DATES: November 12th – December 6th CLOSING RECEPTION: Friday November 28th, 6 – 10 pm Wichita State University’s Shift Space, a student gallery in downtown Wichita, opens a new show Friday November 12th. “Various States of Repair,” a group show of paintings… Continue Reading

Delores and the Pickin’-Fretter at The Dock

This Saturday afternoon we’ll be playing at The Dock Christian Church. We’re excited to have our bass player Al Nieves and guitar/mandolin player Dennis Hardin joining us. We’ll be doing some gospels and spiritual-themed tunes from our new CD — kind of a warm-up for the CD release next week! Pianist and singer Garee Geist… Continue Reading

Rice Paper Batik Class

Place:  Tessera Fine Art Gallery, 412 E. Douglas, Wichita,  KS Time and Date:  9:00 am to 3:00 pm, Friday, November, 14, 2014 Instructor:  Jan Butler, BA Class Fee:  $25 This class is designed to teach the technique of rice paper batik.  Permanent ink pens and watercolor are used to create a design working from light… Continue Reading

Featured Dancer Eddie Martinez to Bring Academy Award Nominated Film “PINA” to The Wichita Center for the Arts

Join this special one-time screening of a film featuring the unique and inspiring art of the great German choreographer The Wichita Center for the Arts will be hosting a one-time screening of the Academy Award Nominated film “Pina” by Wim Wenders at WCFTA theatre on Wed., Nov 12 at 7 p.m. “PINA” is a feature-length… Continue Reading

Elliot Road CD Release Fisch Haus 11/8/14

MUSIC EVENT: Elliot Road: “Where The Woodbine Twineth” CD Release Show DATE: Saturday, November 8, 2014 TIME: Show starts at 8pm, doors open at 7:30. Admission each night is by a suggested donation of $5. Featuring: Singer/songwriter brothers James and John Beasley have been performing in the Midwest under the moniker, Elliot Road, since 2003. Widely known for… Continue Reading

I Will Always Love You, Exhibition by Jaimie Warren

The Studios Inc Exhibition Space is pleased to present I Will Always Love You, an exhibition featuring resident artist Jaimie Warren, on view from 11.14.14 – 12.14.14 with an opening reception Friday, 11.14.14 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM. I Will Always Love You is an exhibition of photographs, videos, and photographic gifs that are a culmination of her… Continue Reading

Holiday Tables 2014 – Presented by Designing Women

Designing Women Presents: Servings of Art Holiday Tables 2014  –  November 5-8, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm at The Wichita Center for the Arts A Collection of table settings presented by the area’s most creative host and hostesses. The Boutique will be open with a bounty of shopping for holiday and home. Tempt your taste… Continue Reading

9th Annual Small Works Show – call for entries

Mead Street Gallery is presenting “Small Works – Big Ideas”, our 9th Annual Small Works Show.  This event is open to all local and regional artists and includes both two and three dimensional pieces of art. Works must not exceed 14 X 18″, including frame, pedestal, etc.  A $10 entry fee includes two pieces.  Art… Continue Reading

Special Program and two new Special Exhibits: Wichita Aviation

Special Program and two new Special Exhibits: Wichita Aviation  Program Featuring: Aviation historian & author Edward H. Phillips Sat & Sun Oct 25 & 26 Aviation historian & author Edward H. Phillips presents programs on Saturday, October 25th & Sunday, October 26that 2pm celebrating a special aviation exhibit at the Wichita- Sedgwick County Historical Museum.… Continue Reading

“Ni de Aqui ni de Alla” by Armando Minjarez

The CLAYTON STAPLES GALLERY will host: TITLE: “Ni de Aqui ni de Alla” by Armando Minjarez” ARTIST TALK:  2:30 – 3:30 pm on Thursday 10/23, 210MK RECEPTION: 4-6 pm Thursday 10/23, The Clayton Staples Gallery EXHIBITION DATES: Monday October 20 – Friday November 27th GALLERY HOURS: Monday – Friday, 9 – 5. Wichita State University’s,… Continue Reading

Fly Away CD Release Party

Fly Away CD Release Party Saturday, November 15  |  7-9 PM College Hill United Methodist Church Delores and the Pickin’-Fretter’s new disc features old-timey gospel standards and other spiritually-themed tunes. We’re honored to have our friends Al Nieves and Kenny White joining us on this recording. They make everything just sparkle and shine. We can’t… Continue Reading

Shades of Autumn are visiting the Fiber Studio

Shades of Autumn are visiting the Fiber Studio:  Barbara Stecklein, Pastel & Terry Corbett, Ceramics   Opening Artist Reception, Thursday, October 16, 5:30 to 8:00 PM   The Fiber Studio & Gallery 418 Commerce, Wichita, KS 316 303-1996 fiberstudio1@sbcglobal.net   The exhibit continues thru October 31, by appointment or by chance. Continue Reading

“Oil painting for fun” workshop October 11 at Carriage Factory Art Gallery

Award-winning artist JoAnn Swearingen will lead an intermediate level “Oil Painting for Fun” workshop Saturday, October 11, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St., Newton. Swearingen will share from her extensive experience and teach about values, shapes and color notes. Students in the class will learn about warm/cool… Continue Reading

Hunger Awareness Month culminates with two exhibitions and a benefit (E-News 10-2-2014)

Exhibitions “Conscious Clay” and “Empty Bowls” raise hunger awareness through clay, community, and conversation Two exhibitions at Wichita State and a number of community events open a local dialogue to explore how to end hunger worldwide in conjunction with Hunger Awareness Month. Conscious Clay is the start of this dialogue, an exhibition examining innovative solutions… Continue Reading

Drummer Allen Carter to Perform with Friends Jazz Combos

Talented drummer/percussionist Allen Carter will be performing with the Friends University Jazz combos at 8 p.m. Oct. 15 in the Casado Campus Center at Friends University. Dr. Allen Carter is a composer, arranger, drummer, percussionist and educator. He began gigging when he was 11 and has had the opportunity to work with many big bands… Continue Reading

Two Historic Author Events

Thursday, October 9th Author Event with S.C. Gwynne – Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson – Thursday, October 9th, 6:00 – 7:00 pm Watermark Books, in partnership with the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, is pleased to present S.C. Gwynne for a reading and signing of Rebel Yell. The event will take… Continue Reading

Dustin Hamman – RunOnSentence

Who: Dustin Hamman & Run on Sentence What: Live Music Performance Where: FISCH HAUS, 524 S. Commerce, Wichita, KS. 67201  When: Sunday OCTOBER 5th Doors open @ 7 – Show starts @ 8!   $5 Donations Bring your favorite beverage! ON Tour with 3-piece band featuring Dustin Hamman (Vocal/Guitarist), Dan Galucki (Drums) and Kyle Reid,… Continue Reading

WCFTA’s 12th Annual Art Auction

Don’t miss The Wichita Center for the Arts, 12th Annual Art Auction. During this three day event you will be able to purchase art and decorative items for your personal collection. Artwork for sale includes the Prairie Print Makers, Bruce Moore, Birger Sandzen, 19th Century landscapes, 17th Century wall panels and local artist Ron Christ… Continue Reading

read this…part two, exhibition by Miki Baird

The Studios Inc Exhibition Space is pleased to present read this…part two, an exhibition featuring resident artist Miki Baird, on view from 10.03.14 to 10.24.14 with an opening reception Friday, 10.03.14 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM. read this…part two is a continued exploration of the chronicles, the shredded remains that continue to come from her… Continue Reading

12th annual Tallgrass Film Festival Galas and Spotlight Films

The Tallgrass Film Festival is pleased to announce the feature film selected for its Gala and Thursday Night Spotlight screenings. “This year’s gala selections contain elements of deception mixed with imitation and obsession – an exciting combination of influential cinema and new voices,” said Co-Programming Director Nick Pope. “As we embark on our 12th festival,… Continue Reading

Jazz Ensemble to perform jazz favorites

Jazz Ensemble I will perform at 8 p.m. Oct. 3 in the Riney Fine Arts Center’s Sebits Auditorium. Jazz Ensemble I is directed by Lisa Hittle and comprised of the top jazz students at Friends University. Tickets are $9 for adults, and $6 for seniors and students. They are available for purchase online at friends.edu/finearts or… Continue Reading

Ulrich Museum E-Newsletter

Art making, fiction reading, and a light party in a blitz of events this week (E-News 9-16-2014) Senior Wednesday focuses on art making and charity 1 in 6 Americans struggles with food insecurity every day. WSU Ceramic Instructor Brenda Lichman and the WSU Ceramics Guild lead a two-part SeniorWednesday workshop in creating ceramic bowls––building the… Continue Reading

“Vanishing Point” Movie Screening at the GoAway Garage this Sat

Were doing it again, “Vanishing Point” Movie Screening at the “The Chrome Smoke and Flame Art Show” come early and enjoy the Art -Doors Open at 7. “Vanishing Point” Movie Screening this Saturday September 20. Come in, sit back, relax, and watch the 1971 classic car flick “Vanishing Point” at the Go Away Garage starting at 8 pm.… Continue Reading

Fiber Studio Opening to meet 2 Glass Artists

The Fiber Studio & Gallery has More Glass to Show You, Excite You and Tempt You! We have added Glassblower Joe Fernandez to the gallery along with Scott Garrelts from August. These two young men know how to make unique and beautiful glass work so come to our Collectors Night Reception, Friday, September 19, 6… Continue Reading

2014 Holiday Tables at the Wichita Center for the Arts

2014 Holiday Tables at the Wichita Center for the Arts

Designing Women will host Holiday Tables November 6-8 at The Wichita Center for the Arts.  Holiday Tables is the much anticipated, annual fundraiser for The Wichita Center for the Arts. Each year, the galleries of the Wichita Center for the Arts are transformed into a decorating idea-fest with exquisite tablescapes for the upcoming season. Dining… Continue Reading

Zentangle classes return September 13 to Carriage Factory Art Gallery

Certified Zentangle instructor Bonnie Pewterbaugh returns to Carriage Factory Art Gallery in Newton Saturday, September 13, for her fifth Zentangle day of classes to be held at the gallery. “Zentangle has been a very popular workshop offering for us,” said Gallery Director Cindy Snider.  “It’s a simple method of producing creative images from repetitive patterns.… Continue Reading

CLAYTON STAPLES WELCOMES NEW PROFESSOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

CLAYTON STAPLES GALLERY will host: TITLE: Photographs by Jennifer Ray EXHIBITION DATES: August 25 – October 3 ARTIST’S TALK: 2:30 – 3:30pm, Thursday, September 18th RECEPTION: 4:00 – 6:00pm, CS Gallery GALLERY HOURS: Monday – Friday, 9 – 5 Clayton Staples is pleased to welcome Jennifer Ray, the new Professor of Photography and incredibly talented… Continue Reading

Fisch Haus hosting new CD by Portlands Dustin Hamman and Run-On-Sentence

Who: Dustin Hamman & Run on Sentence What: Live Music Performance Where: FISCH HAUS, 524 S. Commerce, Wichita, KS. 67201  When: Sunday OCTOBER 5th Doors open @ 7 – Show starts @ 8! $5 Donations Bring your favorite beverage! ON Tour with 3-piece band featuring Dustin Hamman (Vocal/Guitarist), Dan Galucki (Drums) and Kyle Reid, the… Continue Reading

Shiftspace Presents “Machine – Nature Interface”

Wichita State University’s Shift Space, a student gallery in downtown Wichita, opens a new show Friday September 10th. “Machine – Nature Interface” showcases work that our talented Project RunAway Best-in-Show Project RunAway Winner. Mike Miller has produced wonderful pieces in addition to his RunAway piece that will be in the show. “Machine – Nature Interface”… Continue Reading

September Kansas Authors Club Meeting

The Kansas Authors Club program for September is: How to be a great writer. Our speaker will be Bonnie Tharp, a local Wichita published author of two women’s fiction novels entitled: “Feisty Family Values” and “Patchwork Family”. Come and be inspired by Bonnie. She has a full time job, writes women fiction novels, owns Scribble… Continue Reading

The Studios Inc. is pleased to announce that studio(s) will become available in the beginning of 2015

The Studios Inc. provides a three-year residency to competitively selected mid-career artists intent on moving to the next level of success.  Expansive private studio space provides room to expand the scale of works.  A patron underwrites each artist’s studio, building mutually meaningful relationships between local artists, and new and seasoned collectors. The Studios’ programs support… Continue Reading

The Wichita Center for the Arts Presents: The National Small Oil Painting Exhibition 2014 On view through October 19, 2014

The Wichita Center for the Arts is proud to announce its National Small Oil Painting Exhibition will be on display through October 19, 2014. This nationally juried exhibition celebrates the trends and tradition of American small oil painting, featuring original oil paintings, no larger than 18×24 inches. This year’s juror is Anthoney Benton Gude. Anthony Benton… Continue Reading

“Orphans” to dazzle audience in renovated WCFTA Theatre

The Wichita Center for the Arts (WCFTA) is proud to present two weekend performances of Lyle Kessler’s “Orphans,” September 19-21 & 26-28, 2014. Audiences will be seated on stage to experience the play directed by Shaun Michael-Morse and starring David Bailey, Damian Padilla, and Sean Gestl on a set designed by John Hammer. The “in-the-round” seating will… Continue Reading

Central Christian College looking for art equipment for new department

Central Christian College  in McPherson, Kansas is expanding their art department to include pottery, stained glass and jewelry making and they are asking for a little help.   They need good used equipment for all departments.  If you can donate that would be a blessing but if you have any of these items for sale they would like to… Continue Reading

The Copper Oven Cafe Open Art Exhibition

About The Copper Over Cafe Open Art Exhibition The open is an exhibition for local patrons and visitors to The Copper Oven Café, celebrating contemporary art created by local emerging artists. The competition will be hosted at The Copper Oven Café, a locally owned family restaurant. The contest will be monthly, ranging with up to… Continue Reading

CreativeRush is Back!

Leading with Heart- a 1st TUE Talk We are relaunching 1st TUE Talks with Leading with Heart on September 2nd. We will discuss leadership, motivating/working with people and students, managing the process, failure, the frustrations, the technicalities and creativity. Tuesday, September 2, 2014 Doors open at 6:30p Panel discussion starts at 7p Open to the… Continue Reading

Kentucky Knife Fight, Your Friend, Christian Lee Hutson and The Travel Guide at the Crown Uptown

NAYMLIS Entertainment presents Kentucky Knife Fight, Your Friend, Christian Lee Hutson and The Travel Guide at the Crown Uptown Friday, August, 22nd When: Friday, August 22nd, 2014. Show begins at 8:00 p.m. Location: The Crown Uptown 3207 E. Douglas Wichita, KS 67208 Admission: All Ages / 21 to drink; $8.00 in advance, $12.00 at the door; Open to the… Continue Reading

Call to Artist – Kansas Watercolor Society National Exhibition 2014

Kansas Watercolor Society National Exhibition 2014. The Wichita Center for the Arts, November 21, 2014 – January 4, 2015. $30,000 in cash and purchase awards are anticipated.  Juror: Thomas W. Schaller. $30 for 3 entries.  Postmark deadline: August 22, 2014.The exhibition is open to all artists living and working in North America. Each entry must be… Continue Reading

Ulrich Museum Weekly E-Newsletter

Senior Wednesday with Jennifer Ray, Aug. 20 Meet and greet Jennifer Ray, the newest photography faculty member in the WSU School of Art, Design and Creative Industries at Senior Wednesday, August 20. Ray received her MFA in Photography from Columbia College, Chicago, and BA in Studio Art from Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio. Her work is in the collections of… Continue Reading

Gallery XII August E-News

Happy August from Gallery XII! We would first like to thank everyone who attended the opening reception for the Crazy 8’s Show at the end of July. After 5 years it is going strong and that is all thanks to you and the amazing artists who take part. We had nearly 70 works of art that will be on… Continue Reading

August e-News: Dudegrass, Filmmaker Lab with Peter Exline, Stubbornly Independent Nominees

Abide with Special Guest Peter Exline at Dudegrass Next Weekend TFA presents the 4th annual Dudegrass: A Big Lebowski Extravaganza on Saturday, August 16th from 5:00 to 9:00 pm at Northrock Lanes. The evening features a Q&A with Special Guest Peter Exline (inspiration for Walter), unlimited bowling/shoe rental, screening of the cult classic THE BIG LEBOWSKI,… Continue Reading

“Woven Paths” fiber art show opening Saturday, August 9, at Carriage Factory Art Gallery

  With the fiber art movement gaining in popularity and fiber art shows expanding into more galleries and festivals, Carriage Factory Art Gallery is poised to offer South Central Kansas one of the finest fiber art exhibits in the area, said gallery director Cindy Snider.“Curator Mary Lee McDonald has brought together six well-known fiber artists… Continue Reading

NY City Socialite’s Estate Sale

Thursday July 31, Friday August 1, Saturday August 2 at Clifton Square You won’t want to miss the opportunity to acquire items for a New York City Socialite’s estate. Many fantastic items like jewelry, art, purses, decorative items, collectables, books, brick brac & pieces from around the world. Three days only! Thurs, July 31; Friday, August 1;… Continue Reading

Ulrich Museum- One More Week for Forty Years/Forty Stories

Forty Years/Forty Stories closes August 3 Happy Final Friday! Little more than one week remains to view the Ulrich Museum’s fortieth anniversary exhibition, Forty Years/Forty Stories. Featuring works by Benny Andrews, Duane Hansen, Robert Motherwell, Gordon Parks, and Andy Warhol, among others, this exhibition celebrates the stories, people, and objects that have helped shape the… Continue Reading