February Final Friday

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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. This is a special event where both the public and their dogs will be welcome inside CityArts to enjo y the show’s opening from 5-8 p.m. on Final Friday, Feb. 27. Treats will be served to all four-legged visitors; begging is encouraged. CityArts is located at 334 N. Mead.

Art Show at the Dog Show is a competitive art exhibition started by the Wichita Kennel Club. This unique show features pieces of original canine art by national and international artists. It is the only exhibit of its kind anywhere that is dedicated solely to man’s best friend. The show includes drawings, paintings, photographs, sculptures, fiber and other exclusive artworks that are available for purchase.

Art Show at the Dog Show is being held in conjunction with the Sunflower Cluster Dog Show that will take place April 3-6 at the Kansas Coliseum Pavilion in Valley Center. Both events are sponsored by the Sunflower Cluster Dog Shows, which is made up of the Wichita Kennel Club, Wichita Dog Training Club, Hutchinson Kennel Club and the Salina Kennel Club. Purina is the corporate sponsor.
Delano Barbeque Company
710 W. Douglas
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Painting with Parkinson’s, Healing Brush Strokes
By Wayne Clark

Wayne has been a Kansas Artist for over 60 years. Wayne Clark is as an accomplished painter and a devoted family man, and he is an inspiration to those who know and love him. Wayne’s work as a painter is inspired by nature, but it is also enriched by his experience as a father of seven children. “Most people have only one black sheep, I have a whole herd of them,” he jokes.
Here are some video’s of the artist:
Contact: Michelle Suddeth, 993-3633
Website: www.delanobbq.com – http://www.waynesclark.com/

Michelle SuddethOwner/Manager Delano Barbeque Company

P: 316-260-4950
F: 316-260-4952

Twitter: @delanoBBQco
Facebook: delanoBBQ

The Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum – 204 S. Main

Friday, February 27th 2015 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Celebrate our local built environment with the paintings of Wichita Artist Bill Goffrier. Here is an artist using the old world (old school?) technique of painting in the open air from direct observation (en plein air). The art work featured is from the artist’s ongoing series of oil paintings entitled “Authenti-City” which seek out and capture fresh perspectives of Downtown Wichita. This work, large and small is displayed together for the first time. Artist Bill Goffrier says he “will on hand to provide the backstory”. These works will be available for sale in the Museum’s gift shop; a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Museum.

More Art – The Museum exhibits on all four floors will also be open. Be sure to see the special visual arts exhibit Wichita’s Modern Art Galleries of Mid-Century – Closing in March.
Wichita, Kansas emerged as an American art center during the 1920’s when citizens organized to make visual art part of our local culture. By the 1950s, Wichita’s avant-garde abstract artist set-up galleries of their own downtown; first the “indeX Gallery”, then the “Bottega Gallery”. Learn about the art and artists who forded new territory and brought their art out to the general public in the heart of the city.

Admission is free and open to the public for this Final Friday Art Event
The Historical Museum was founded in 1939 and today occupies Wichita’s original City Hall, an accredited museum open to the public six days a week with four floors of exhibits featuring local history.
Submitted by Eric Cale, Museum Director, contact: ecale@wichitahistory.org
Venue: Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, 204 S. Main, Wichita, KS 67202 ,
Contact: 316-265-9314, [wichitahistory.org]wichitahistory.org
Regular Museum Hours: Tues. – Fri. 11:00 am to 4:00 pm; Saturday & Sunday 1:00 to 5:00 pm.
Regular Admission Charge: Adults $ 5.00, Children under 12 years $ 2.00; under 6 free
Supported in part by the City of Wichita and the Board of Commissioners for Sedgwick County.
OUR VISION: To provide a world class Museum experience, advancing the understanding and exploration of the rich historical and cultural heritage of Wichita and Sedgwick County Kansas.
416 S. Commerce Suite 102
Wichita, KS 67202

TITLE: Current VII: Juried Undergraduate Exhibition
DATE: February 18 – March 6
RECEPTION: Friday, February 27, 6 – 10pm
WSU Shift Space Student Art Gallery will host: CURRENT VII – UNDERGRADUATE Exhibition Juried by Kylie Brown of CreativeRush on Friday, February 27, 6 – 10pm.
REGULAR GALLERY HOURS: Wednesday – Saturday 1 – 4 PM
Final Friday: 6 – 10 PM
Film and Music Friday: 7 – 9 PM

WSU Shift Space Gallery, is located at 416 S. Commerce Suite 102, Wichita. All events are free and open to the public. For more information please visit:

Lisa Rundstrom, WSU Shift Space Gallery Director
E-Mail: lisa.rundtrom@wichita.edu or director@shiftspacegallery.com
Phone: 316.978.7706
Cell Phone 316.618.0951



What: Free, family-friendly opening reception for Exploration Place’s linear art gallery, Bridging Art and Science, featuring Wildlife Art by The Independent School’s Visual Arts students.

When: Friday, Feb. 27, 5:30 – 8 p.m.

Where: Located on the indoor Bridge at Exploration Place, 300 N. McLean Blvd., Wichita, KS 67203, www.exploration.org, www.facebook.com/ExplorationPlace, Twitter: @DiscoverAtEP, www.instagram.com/explorationplace, www.pinterest.com/explorationpl

Special Activities:
In addition to the art pieces, about 15 students from The Independent School will perform animal poems and will present several readers’ theater pieces that have animal themes. There will also be other fun hands-on activities for families to enjoy.

Admission: Free (Exploration Place’s exhibits will not be open.)

During this free, family-friendly event, visitors will encounter various pieces created by The Independent School’s Visual Arts students
(10th,11th and 12th graders). The pieces include those created with pastels, acrylics, oils, stained glass, scratchboard and more

The students created original animal artwork inspired by Exploration Place’s current traveling exhibit, Wildlife Rescue.


HUE Gallery
430 S. Commerce, Suite 200

Final Friday Exhibition Hours: 6:00pm-10:00pm
(A)Ward… Or Two
By Stephanie Ward and Jeanne Ward
February 27 – March 21
Regular Business/ Venue Hours: F-Sa: 11:00am-5:00pm, Su-Th: By Appointment Only
Website: www.huewichita.com
Additional Info: Will also have works by: Mary Bechtol, Carol Carter, Brett Freund, Matthew Hilyard, Anita Lewis, Dale Martin, Sean Christopher Ward, Lindy Wiese, Ernest Vincent Wood III, Mark Yearwood

Mead Street Gallery

121 N Mead Street
Wichita KS 67201

Join us for Final Friday, Feb. 27th, from 6:30 – 9:00 pm. Mead Street Gallery’s Final Friday reception will feature artwork by gallery members. Our back wall this month has original framed art at discounted prices.
The Fiber Studio & Gallery

418 Commerce, Wichita KS

6:00 to 10:00 PM

Kathleen Shanahan / Ranal Harrell Young: The Zig Zag Stream


Tessera Fine Art Gallery

412 E. Douglas

5:30pm-9:00 pm

Eric Carbrey

Full exhibition dates: February 27 through March 21, 2015

Regular Business Hours: 10 am to 4 pm, Monday-Saturday

Contact: Teressa Sliger, 316-262-2435

Join us this Final Friday, February 27th from 5pm-7pm at Newman University’s Steckline Gallery for the opening reception of:
“Travels in Cuba” photography by Larry Schwarm and Students

Larry Schwarm is a Wichita State University professor of photography. His past works featuring prairie fire landscapes, farmers, and daily life in Kansas convey a stunning insight into the lives of ordinary people and their interactions with their environments. In 2014 Schwarm and a group of students traveled to Cuba where they captured breathtakingly colorful images of everyday life on the island.

Our Final Friday show will feature the photography of both Schwarm and his students. Sales from the exhibit will be used to buy equipment for the Wichita State University Photography department.
Bob Schwan Studios
Art Gallery Final Friday Art Crawl

February 27th 6-10 pm
featuring artwork by Bob Schwan & Brian Hinkle




Event date: Friday, February 27, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Center Gallery at the Midwest Center for Photography is hosting a photo sale from the MWCP Private Collection. This is a one night only event! Photographs will be offered from 25 – 75% off value prices. Attend the event on February Final Friday from 7 -10 p.m. and purchase some new fine art photography from our collection for your collection.

For more information regarding “MWCP Private Collection Photo Sale” and to view the work available for purchase, please visit: www.mwcponline.org


Oil on Canvas: Final Friday Art Exhibit featuring the oil paintings of Gregory Walker and Charles Leonard.
Where: 511 E Douglas (Formerly 3D Studio)
When: Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 from 5:30pm to 8:30pm and Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015 from 1pm to 5pm
Original works and prints available for purchase.


Please join us for

February 27, 2015
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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