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2015 Benefit Art Auction

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Featured artist Clare Doveton

 

The Lawrence Art Center will host their 2015 Art Auction on April 11th.   The art auction provides the major source of funding for the Exhibitions program at the Art Center.  The auction features original artwork from over 150 different artists, including Clare Doveton, Stan Herd, Roger Shimomura, Louise Copt, and Constance Ehrlich…

Beach Museum Looking for Associate Curator

The Beach Museum of Art in Manhattan, Kansas is looking for an Associate Curator.    The deadline has actually passed but they are extending the search.  The general description of what the position  duties will entail:

Associate Curator works closely with the Director and Curator to assist with the care, cataloguing, and documentation of the permanent collection.…

Private Collection Photo Sale

Center Gallery at the Midwest Center for Photography is hosting a photo sale from the MWCP private collection.  It will be a 1 night event with prices 25-75% off value prices.  The sale is Friday, February 27th, from 7-10 pm.  Information can be found on their Facebook page.

Art Inspires Change at Epsten Gallery

Art’s very purpose is to inspire and provoke but how far should that go? More than a few artists in history have taken a political stand with their work. In most cases I would say an artist should never be censored. However,  the public’s safety or peace of mind should never be sacrificed to make a statement. Epsten Gallery…

Salina Art Center – Heart to Art

 

The Salina Art Center hosts their annual Heart to Art fundraiser and art party on February 13th at 7 pm.   Heart to Art provides funding for everything they do – exhibitions, education, artist-in-residence and more.  There will be a 5 x 7  art show and sale, a live auction with online bidding ahead of time if…

KCI Airport Launches Vending Machine for Local Art

Well what do you know? “SouveNear”, based in Kansas City has recently placed a local art vending machine in the Southewest Airlines Terminal B of the Kansas City International Airport. Tiffany King and Susan Southard came up with the concept after repeated difficulty in finding appealing souvenirs in busy places.

The idea is to offer items with a local flavor…

Nelson-Atkins painting is a USPS stamp

Thomas Moran‘s painting “Grand Canyon” from the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art has been reproduced as a USPS “American Treasures” series. The selection process began a year ago when USPS began consulting with curators Stephanie Knappe and Stacey Sherman.This painting along with three other landscapes were chosen from Hudson River School masters, including Thomas Cole, Asher B. Durand and…