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MAY 2017   JULY 2017

May 20

Zoolute to Dyess Air Force Base at the Abilene Zoo. Abilene Memory Men will sing at this event.

 

May 20, 1-4 p.m.

Family Art time. Free.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

May 21-June 7

The National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature is closed for an exhibit change.

 

May 23-24, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Pop-Up Make ‘N Take - Create a free make ‘n take project in our Children’s Diner with regular museum admission.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

May 25, 7 p.m.

ARTIST TALK: Ashton Thornhill. Free and open to the public.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

May 25-June 3

Abilene Community Theatre presents "The Andrews Brothers" by Roger Bean. What do you do if the Andrews sisters can't go on stage? Hope that the stage hands have the voices and moves to step up so the show can go on!

Abilene Community Theatre

809 Barrow St. 325.673.7082 www.abilenecommunitytheatre.org

 

May 26, 4-6 p.m.

Reception in Ryan Art Gallery at McMurry University for Marianne Wood's exhibition "Orange."

 

May 30-31, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Pop-Up Make ‘N Take - Create a free make ‘n take project in our Children’s Diner with regular museum admission.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

June 1

Community Artist-Led Urban Landscape Photo Walk.
Free and open to the public. Guided by Nil Santana.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

June 1-2, 9:30 & 11 a.m.

Tot Spot classes: A fun experience for kids ages 3-5 that includes an instructor-led art project and exploring the galleries. Free for museum members; $5 per participating child for non-members. Registration is required.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

June 2-3

7:30 p.m. Friday

2 & 7:30 p.m. Saturday

Paramount Film Series — "Father of the Bride." $7 adults, $6 students, seniors, military and children.

Historic Paramount Theatre

352 Cypress St. │ 325.676.9620 │ www.paramount-abilene.org

 

June 5-9

Adult summer art camps!

Photoshop Fundamentals for Adults
10:30am-12:00pm
$95 ($115 after May 15)

Acrylic Painting Boot Camp for Adults
1:00-2:30pm
$95 ($115 after May 15)

Drawing for Adults
2:30-4:00pm
$95 ($115 after May 15)

Photography for Adults
1:00-2:30pm
$95 ($115 after May 15)

Clay: Exploring Tea Pots
9:00-10:30am
$95 ($115 after May 15)

McMurry University Department of Art

Register online  at http://events.mcm.edu/art/

 

June 5-9

Kid summer camps!

Drawing II
Entering 4th-6th grade
10:00-11:00am
$75 ($95 after May 15)

Photography II
Entering 4th-6th grade
11:00am-12:00pm
$75 ($95 after May 15)

Clay Totems with Kathie
Entering 4th-6th grade
1:00-2:00pm
$75 ($95 after May 15)

Photoshop Basics
Entering 4th-6th grade
2:00-3:00pm
$75 ($95 after May 15)

Printmaking II
Entering 4th-6th grade
3:00-4:00 pm
$75 ($95 after May 15)

McMurry University Department of Art

Register online  at http://events.mcm.edu/art/

 

June 5-9 & 12-16, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Abilene Community Theatre’s Center for Theatre Education Summer Camp 2017. Summer Camp 2017 will conclude with performances of ANNIE Jr on June 16th and June 17th at 7pm both evenings.
Open to ages 8 to 18, Summer Camp 2017 provides a fast-paced, two-week theater camp that prepares campers for a performance in front of family and friends. Skill-building and stage confidence will be emphasized along with group participation, including Acting & Theatre Games, Singing & Dancing, and Costuming & Set Building.

Contact at getintheactproduction@gmail.com or at 325-513-2706.

June 6-7, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Pop-Up Make ‘N Take - Create a free make ‘n take project in our Children’s Diner with regular museum admission.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

June 5-July 29

Summer Reading Club themed "Build a Better World" with activities at all three branches. Events include Young Audiences of Abilene performances by professional artists, extra programming, weekly prizes and a special prize from the Friends of the Abilene Public Library for all who read 10 books or five hours! Call the Main Library at 676-6067, South Branch at 698-7565 or Mockingbird Branch at 437-READ for more information, or go online to www.abilenetx.com/apl.

 

June 5-July 29

Teen Reading Club themed "Build a Better Wall" at all library locations. Any young adult who has completed grade fifth through 12th can participate. Read six books . . . any books. Read and get stamped for six books and be entered into a grand prize drawing. Visit the library each week to get a premium. Go to www.abilenetx.com/apl for more information.

 

June 5-July 29

Adult Reading Club themed "Build a Better Wall" at all library locations. Read a book or attend an adult program for one raffle ticket. Fill out the ticket and enter it in one of our prize drawings throughout the summer at any library location. The first 200 people at each library location to register for the Adult Summer Reading Club will receive a tote bag.

Go to www.abilenetx.com/apl for more information.

 

June 7, 9:45 or 10:30 a.m.

Cottonwood Schoolhouse Family Program (2 sessions: 9:45am or 10:30am); $3 per person, adults must accompany children (limit 20 kids per session).

Taylor County History Center/Buffalo Gap Historic Village

133 N. William St. │ 325.572.3365

 

June 7, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

"The Lost Art of Table Manners" for ages 9-12. Instructor: Bird Thomas. This one-day camp teaches youngsters the basic tables manners and the art of dining. Includes lunch. $50. ( A family membership of $75 at the Center entitles a famiy to one complimentary camp registration.)

Center for Contemporary Arts

220 Cypress St. │ 325.677.8389 │ www.center-arts.com

 

June 8, 5-8 p.m.
ArtWalk: CALF Festival (Once Upon a Time)
The Center for Contemporary Arts presents this monthly, family-friendly event downtown. This ArtWalk is the kick
off the start of CALF this month. Abilene Memory Men will perform at the Adamson-Spalding Storybook Garden opening at 6:30 p.m. at the Abilene Convention Center. For ArtWalk details, visit www.center-arts.com

 

June 8-10

The 6th annual Children's Art & Literacy Festival celebrating the work of Garth Williams. On Thursday, come to the free parade, Adamson-Spalding Storybook Garden Opening, Wilbur's Garden Party and author talks by Diane Muldrow ("Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book") and Leonard Marcus ("Golden Legacy: The Story of Golden Books.") All day Friday and Saturday passes are required for the dramatic readings, art activities, balloon shows, petting zoos and more. Ages 2 and under free. Age 2-12 is $7 until May 15 and $10 after. Ages 13 and up are $12 until May 15 and $15 after. Register at www.abilenecalf.com

Abilene Cultural Affairs Council

1101 N. 1st St. 325.677.1161 www.abilenecac.org

 

June 8: Opening of exhibition of original artwork by Garth Williams at the National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature. Free. Author Talk at Historic Paramount Theatre followed by book signing.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

June 10, 11 a.m.

Chautauqua Learning Series. Topic: Are the San Marcos Springs the Legendary “Fountain of Youth?” Speaker: Ron Coley. Free program.

Taylor County History Center/Buffalo Gap Historic Village

133 N. William St. │ 325.572.3365

 

June 10, 7:30 p.m.

Pre-show party at 6:30 p.m. with desserts, coffee, beer and wine

Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Cinderella" is the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical that is delighting audiences with its contemporary take on this classic tale. This lush production with an incredible orchestra and all the moments you love - the glass slipper, pumpkin and masked ball!

Celebrity Attractions

 

June 10, 7:30 p.m.

Great Music for a Great Cause - The largest fundraiser for an organization providing foster care and emergency shelter for children is the 26th annual Abilene Music Teachers Association Showcase Concert benefiting Harmony Family Services Inc.
More than 60 students and teachers from Abilene and the surrounding area perform ensembles on 12 pianos, solos and original compositions. This family event for all ages and tastes has variety from costumed performers to concert artists! Free.
First Baptist Church, Abilene
1333 North 3rd, Abilene, TX 79601

Abilenemusicteachersassociation.org

 

June 13-14, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Pop-Up Make ‘N Take - Create a free make ‘n take project in our Children’s Diner with regular museum admission.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

June 13, 10:45 a.m. & 3 p.m.

Young Audiences of Abilene presents the 2017 Summer Library Series with special guest Bernadette Nason, storyteller. Free.

Abilene Public Library, 202 Cedar St.

 

June 15, 10 a.m.

Children’s Book Reading - Join us in the Children's Museum for this month's reading held for families on the famous mini-Paramount stage, followed by an art activity in the Children's Diner. $5 per family; $10 per family with a keepsake copy of the book. Registration is required.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

June 15-18

Annual Friends of the Abilene Public Library Book Sale in the Abilene Convention Center. Great prices and a huge selection of books, videos, CDs, DVDs and lots of wonderful miscellaneous stuff! The annual Friends book sale begins with a members-only preview on Thursday, June 15 from 5-8 p.m. Friday hours: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday hours: 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.  Sunday’s Bag-o-Books sale: 1-4 p.m. For more info, go to www.abilenetx.com/apl or call 325-676-6025.

 

June 15, 6-8 p.m.

Watercolor Class with Tamberley Thomas. Pre-registration is required.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

June 15, 7 p.m.
Cover-to-Cover Book Club in the main Abilene Public Library auditorium for adults who love to read. They select their own books to read and discuss for each month’s meeting. In June, its reader’s choice. The group will discuss the current books we are reading and vote on book selections for the rest of the year.

 

June 17, 1-4 p.m.
Family Art time. Free.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

June 18, 12-5 p.m.
Military Appreciation Day: All current and former military and their families receive free admission.

Taylor County History Center/Buffalo Gap Historic Village

133 N. William St. │ 325.572.3365

 

June 18, 2-3 p.m.

World War I film series. Free public program.

Taylor County History Center/Buffalo Gap Historic Village

133 N. William St. │ 325.572.3365

 

June 19-23, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
"Ultimate Upcycle Adventure" for ages 9-13. Instructor: STacey Sanchez. Campers will learn about reusing resources that would otherwise be discarded in creative ways and making works of art. Shcholarships will be awarded. Cost: $125.( A family membership of $75 at the Center entitles a famiy to one complimentary camp registration.)

Center for Contemporary Arts

220 Cypress St. │ 325.677.8389 │ www.center-arts.com

 

June 19-23, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Daring Drawings & Curious Colors Camp. Entering 1st-6th grades
$85 members; $105 non-members.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

June 20-21, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Pop-Up Make ‘N Take - Create a free make ‘n take project in our Children’s Diner with regular museum admission.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

June 20, 12-1 p.m.
ArtFilm: Art in the 21st Century

Center for Contemporary Arts

220 Cypress St. │ 325.677.8389 │ www.center-arts.com

 

June 21

Frontier Medicine Family Program (2 sessions: 9:45am or 10:30am); $3 per person, adults must accompany children (limit 20 kids per session).

Taylor County History Center/Buffalo Gap Historic Village

133 N. William St. │ 325.572.3365

 

June 22, 5-8 p.m.

Family Night: Summer Fun. Free and open to the public.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

June 23-25

7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday

2 p.m. Sunday

Paramount Productions presents "Fiddler on the Roof." All seats reserved at $25, $20, $15, and $12 depending on location.

Historic Paramount Theatre

352 Cypress St. │ 325.676.9620 │ www.paramount-abilene.org

 

June 24, 1-4 p.m.
Family Art time. Free.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

June 26-30, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Rock It! Science Camp. Entering 3rd-6th grades. $100 members; $120 non-members.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

June 27-28, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Pop-Up Make ‘N Take - Create a free make ‘n take project in our Children’s Diner with regular museum admission.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

June 27, 10:45 a.m. & 3 p.m.

Young Audiences of Abilene presents the 2017 Summer Library Series with special guest La Theatre de Marionette, which presents a cabaret style show of puppetry. Children will be thrilled by the fun of this "Silly String" performance. Free. Abilene Public Library, 202 Cedar St.

 

June 28

June 28 – Frontier Life Family Program (2 sessions: 9:45 a.m. or 10:30 a.m.); $3 per person, adults must accompany children (limit 20 kids per session).

Taylor County History Center/Buffalo Gap Historic Village

133 N. William St. │ 325.572.3365

 

June 29, 7 p.m.

ARTIST TALK: Pat Gabriel & Randy Bacon. Free and open to the public.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

July 1, 1-4 p.m.

Saturday Family Art time. Free.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

July 3, 7 p.m.

DIALOGUE: Turner Vinson
Local Artist-Members from the Center for Contemporary Arts pair their work with art on-view and discuss the relationship between the two.  Come hear from 2017 artist-member president and plein air artist, Tuner Vinson.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

July 4, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.

Frontier Fourth Independence Day Celebration, $2 per person. 8 a.m. - Parade line up, 8:30 a.m. – Parade, 9 a.m. – Ceremony, 9:30 a.m. – Family Fun Activities.

Taylor County History Center/Buffalo Gap Historic Village

133 N. William St. │ 325.572.3365

 

July 4 & 5, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Pop-Up Make ‘N Take!

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

July 6-7, 9:30 & 11 a.m.

Tot Spot. Registration required.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

July 7, 10:30 a.m.

Art Adventure for Pre-Schoolers!

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

July 7-8

Paramount Film Series presents "Rio Logo." When a Civil War Union leader learns that a deadly Confederate raid was assisted by a traitor in his troops, he vows to uncover the traitor and the truth. Starring: John Wayne, Jennifer O’Neill; color, 114 minutes, rated G, 1970.

Historic Paramount Theatre

352 Cypress St. │ 325.676.9620 │ www.paramount-abilene.org

 

July 8, 11 a.m.

Chautauqua Learning Series. Free public program. Topic: Cornelia Fort: First Woman Pilot to Die in the Line of Duty for the U.S. military.

Taylor County History Center/Buffalo Gap Historic Village

133 N. William St. │ 325.572.3365

 

July 9-14

McMurry University Department of Music presents "Band & Drum Major Camp."

Band Camp: This camp offers a variety of events to include rehearsals, concerts, and masterclasses. Our day-camp activities are paired with fun evening events like swimming, a dance, and the famed camp talent show. Camp faculty is compromised of McMurry music faculty and high school directors from across the state, along with special guest clinicians Dr. David Robinson and Pearl Gonzales.
Drum Major Camp: This is our usual drum major camp that is a part of the the band camp. These campers attend the same band rehearsals as the band campers, however their electives are those of drum major. One block focuses on advanced conducting in the drum major style while the other focuses on leadership. The guest clinician for this camp is Brandon Robinson from Wake Forest University in North Carolina.

www.mcmbandcamps.com

 

July 10-14, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Kaleidoscope art camp
Students will enjoy a wide variety of projects that will inspire creativity.  There will be painting, sculpting, and more!  This is a great camp for all types of young artists to discover what they like best.  *Fee includes all supplies, t-shirt, and snacks. Entering 1st-6th Grades.  $85 members |  $105 non-members.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

July 10-14, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

"Theater/Art Camp: Be Here Then" for ages 9-13. Instructors: Judy Deaton, Victoria Spangler and Bird Thomas. This collaborative project with The Grace Museum and Abilene Children's Theater will provide campers with an experience with the Graceexhibit "Rural As Is: Realism." Spanger will then lead them to imagine themselves in the settings of the paintings. Thomas will help them with costumes, props and sets and they will perform their play to an audience on the last day of camp. Scholarships will be awarded. Cost is $125. (A family membership of $75 at the Center entitles a famiy to one complimentary camp registration.)

Center for Contemporary Arts

220 Cypress St. │ 325.677.8389 │ www.center-arts.com

 

July 10-14, 1-4 p.m.

Middle School Mania Camp
Middle School Mania is a camp designed with preteens in mind.  Students will use a variety of media such as charcoal, pastels, paint, clay, and paper mâché.  Each day campers will have the opportunity to express themselves while they create hands-on art in a positive and encouraging environment.  *Fee includes all supplies, T-shirt, and snacks.  Entering 6th-9th Grades.  $85 members |  $105 non-members

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

 

July 10-14, 1-4 p.m.

Culinary Camp B
The Grace will once again partner with Amanda Joy's Catering for a week of hands-on, practical cooking experience. Students will dig right in as they prepare meals that will delight their families! Entering 3rd-5th Grades. $160 members | $140 non-members

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

July 11-12, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Pop-Up Make 'N Take!

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

July 11, 10:45 a.m. & 3 p.m.

Young Audiences of Abilene presents the 2017 Summer Library Series with special guest Joe McDermott. He is a singer/songwriter who specializes in music for children. His high-energy, Austin-style pop sound comes through in his music. His new album is "Coconut Beach." Free. Abilene Public Library, 202 Cedar St.

 

July 12

History Detectives Family Program (2 sessions: 9:45 a.m. or 10:30 a.m.); $3 per person, adults must accompany children (limit 20 kids per session).

Taylor County History Center/Buffalo Gap Historic Village

133 N. William St. │ 325.572.3365

 

July 13

Grace After Dark
Monthly collaboration with the Paramount Theatre – rooftop screening of International Short Films.  Ages 18+, limited to the first 100 people.  Free Admission.
Films begin at dark – tickets start one hour prior to films.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

July 13

ArtWalk presented by the Center for Contemporary Arts in downtown Abilene. Free.

Center for Contemporary Arts

220 Cypress St. │ 325.677.8389 │ www.center-arts.com

 

July 13, 5:30-8 p.m.

ArtWalk night with free make-and-take activity.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

July 15, 1-4 p.m.

Saturday Family Art time. Free.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

July 16

Military Appreciation Day, 12-5 p.m. All current & former military and their families receive free admission.

Taylor County History Center/Buffalo Gap Historic Village

133 N. William St. │ 325.572.3365

 

July 16

World War I film series, 2-3 p.m. Free public program.

Taylor County History Center/Buffalo Gap Historic Village

133 N. William St. │ 325.572.3365

 

July 16-19

McMurry University Department of Music presents "Marching Arts Camp" (featuring Marching Percussion, Colorguard, and Leadership camps)
www.mcmbandcamps.com

 

July 17-21, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Enchanted Engineering Camp
Students will take adaptations of fairy tales and add an engineering twist to provide situations that will challenge students’ imaginations. This camp will use familiar and timeless stories to encourage your child to begin to problem solve, generate design ideas, collaborate, and make connections to engineering.  Entering 3rd-6th Grades.  $100 members |  $120 non-members

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

July 17-21, 1-4 p.m.

Print-Palooza Camp
Students will learn about printmaking and how to reproduce their art using different methods. This workshop will be hands-on and will help campers explore the fun and messy world of printmaking.
*Fee includes all supplies, T-shirt, and snacks.  Entering 5th-8th Grades. $60 members |  $80 non-members

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

July 18 & 19

Pop-Up Make ‘N Take!

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

July 19

Burials and Grave Goods Family Program (2 sessions: 9:45am or 10:30am); $3 per person, adults must accompany children (limit 20 kids per session).

Taylor County History Center/Buffalo Gap Historic Village

133 N. William St. │ 325.572.3365

 

July 20, 10 a.m.

Children’s Book Reading. Registration required.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

July 20

Artist Talk: Katie Maratta
Meet artist Katie Maratta as she speaks about her exhibition of panoramic drawings now on view in the second floor, hori z    o  n    s    c     a      p      e      s.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

July 20, 12-1 p.m.

ArtFilm: Art in the 21st Century

Center for Contemporary Arts

220 Cypress St. │ 325.677.8389 │ www.center-arts.com

 

July 21, 10 a.m.

Grandparent and Me Craft Time at the main Abilene Public Library downtown. Engaging in hobbies and activities that you love or your grandchild loves can be a great way to spend time together and learn about each other. This month we will be making starter plants for an herb garden together. Grandparents and children of all ages.

www.abilenetx.com/apl

 

July 21-22, 7 p.m.-8 a.m.

Girls Night at the Museum
Girls' Night at the Museum is a sleepover for girls that like fun and adventure.  There will be art projects, a scavenger hunt, games, pizza, movie time, and more!  Museum staff and security will ensure the girls have a wonderful time at this once-a-year exclusive event.  *Fee includes all supplies, T-shirt, and snacks.  Entering 4th-6th Grades.  $50 members |  $70 non-members

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

July 22, 1-4 p.m.

Saturday Family Art time. Free.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

July 24-28, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Sculpt It! Camp
Students will explore all things 3-D!  There will be sculpting with clay, paper, and more!  Students will also explore 2D as they work through the steps to creating sculptures.  This camp is wonderful for those that like to build and create things with their hands.  Campers will be divided into two classes by grade.  *Fee includes all supplies, T-shirt, and snacks.  Entering 1st-6th Grades.  $85 members |  $105 non-members

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

July 24-28, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

"Beginning Digital Photography" for ages 9-14. Instructor: Jennifer Nichols. Campers will learn the basic skills of digital photography with excursions downtown, at the Abilene Zoo and editing in the McMurry photo lab. Scholarships will be awarded. Cost: $125. (A family membership of $75 at the Center entitles a famiy to one complimentary camp registration.)

 

July 25-26, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Pop-Up Make ‘N Take!

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

July 25, 10:45 a.m. & 3 p.m.

Young Audiences of Abilene presents the 2017 Summer Library Series with special guest Hamstead Stage Co. This company brings the worlds of "Beauty and the Beast" and "Pinocchio" to life! Based on literary classics, these shows combine realistic sets and elaborate costumes. Free. Abilene Public Library, 202 Cedar St.

 

July 26

Cottonwood Schoolhouse Family Program (2 sessions: 9:45 am or 10:30 am); $3 per person, adults must accompany children (limit 20 kids per session).

Taylor County History Center/Buffalo Gap Historic Village

133 N. William St. │ 325.572.3365

 

July 27, 6-8 p.m.

GRACE STUDIO: Modern Weaving
Create a contemporary weaving while learning the basic techniques including modern knots and patterns.  Instructed by Spero Designs.  *Registration required.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

July 28

Artist David Diaz for the NCCIL's 20th anniversary.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

July 29, 1-4 p.m.

Saturday Family Art time. Free.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

July 30-31, 7-9:30 p.m.

Open Auditions for RIPCORD, a comedy by David Lindsay-Abaire, directed by Tyler Sparks. Casting 3 men, 3 women. A battle of wills takes place in a sunny room on an upper floor of the Bristol Place Senior Living Facility, where a seemingly harmless bet between the old women quickly escalates into a dangerous game of one-upmanship. Auditions held in Abilene Community Theatre’s ACT 2 Black Box Theatre, 809 Barrow, Abilene. Email actinfo2014@gmail.com for information.

 

July 31-Aug. 1, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Chorus Abilene Summer Music Camp: "Lemonade!"
Abilene Public Library 2nd floor auditorium.

Camp for kids who have completed grades 1-5
Public performance at noon on Friday, Aug. 4
Cost $100; $85 for each additional child from the same family
325-673-7464 or online at www.ChorusAbilene.net

 

AUGUST 2017

 

Aug. 1-2

KINDERCAMP
Kindercamp is a two-day camp that will help spark the creativity and individual expression in your budding artists.  Students will learn the basics of art while creating a few projects to take home.  *Fee includes all supplies, T-shirt, and snacks.  Entering Kindergarten.  $50 members |  $70 non-members

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Aug. 1-2, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Pop-Up Make ‘N Take!

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Aug. 3 & 4, 9:30 & 11 a.m.

Tot Spot. Registration required.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Aug. 4, 10:30 a.m.

Art Adventure for Pre-Schoolers!

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Aug. 5, 1-4 p.m.

Saturday Family Art time. Free.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Aug. 7-11, 1-3 p.m.

"ArtHeals Camp" for ages 9-12. Instructor: Bird Thomas. All campers wil be selected by the International Rescue Committee and learn how to "see" the beauty in downtown Abilene on walking tours, using "eyes-closed" drawing to reconnect "feeling" and "thinking" via the sensory based processes involved in art making. All campers will receive a scholarship.

 

Aug. 8 & 9, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Pop-Up Make ‘N Take!

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Aug. 10, 5-8 p.m.

ArtWalk goes to the dog for this anual DogWalk event in downtown Abilene presented by the Center for Contemporary Arts. Free.

Center for Contemporary Arts

220 Cypress St. │ 325.677.8389 │ www.center-arts.com

 

Aug. 10, 5:30-8 p.m.

ArtWalk night with free make-and-take activity.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Aug. 10

Grace After Dark
Monthly collaboration with the Paramount Theatre – rooftop screening of International Short Films.  Ages 18+, limited to the first 100 people.  Free Admission.
Films begin at dark – tickets start one hour prior to films.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Aug. 11, 10 a.m.

Grandparent and Me Craft Time at the main Abilene Public Library downtown. Engaging in hobbies and activities that you love or your grandchild loves can be a great way to spend time together and learn about each other. This month we will be making starter plants for an herb garden together. Grandparents and children of all ages.

www.abilenetx.com/apl

 

Aug. 11-12

Paramount Film Series presents "The Adventures of Robin Hood." When King Richard is captured, his scheming brother Prince John plots to reach the throne, to the outrage of Sir Robin of Locksley, the bandit king of Sherwood Forest. Starring: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland; color, 102 minutes, not rated, 1958.

Historic Paramount Theatre

352 Cypress St. │ 325.676.9620 │ www.paramount-abilene.org

 

Aug. 11-13

August 11 & 12 at 7:30 p.m., and August 13 at 2:30 p.m. – Disney’s BEAUTY & THE BEAST, directed by Jared Reiff, musical direction by Karen Hogue, choreography by Jessica Hewitt. Be CCPA’s guest for a tale as old as time. Performed in Clyde High School’s Naoma Huff Performing Arts Center, 500 Hayes Road, in Clyde. For information, contact at clydeperformingarts@gmail.com.

 

Aug. 12, 1-4 p.m.

Saturday Family Art time. Free.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Aug. 15 & 16, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Pop-Up Make ‘N Take!

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Aug. 17, 10 a.m.

Children's Book Reading. Registration required.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Aug. 17, 12-1 p.m.

ArtFilm: Art in the 21st Century

Center for Contemporary Arts

220 Cypress St. │ 325.677.8389 │ www.center-arts.com

 

Aug. 17, 6-8 p.m.

GRACE STUDIO: Modern Macrame
Bring a friend and learn the basics of Macrame.  Each student will take home a completed project. * Registration required.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Aug. 18

Youth Choir Auditions for Chorus Abilene. Auditions for singers entering grades 1-12 for the 2017-18 season.
Call to reserve a 10 minute audition time. 325-673-7464.

 

Aug. 19, 1-4 p.m.

Saturday Family Art time. Free.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Aug. 26, 1-4 p.m.

Saturday Family Art time. Free.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Aug. 26, 6 p.m.-12 a.m.

Grace Gala honoring Bob Nutt
Save the date for The Grace Museum’s annual black tie bash – this year honoring Bob Nutt!  For table or ticket information please contact Sheila Scevers: 325-673-4587  |  administration@thegracemuseum.org

 

Aug. 26-27, 7-9 p.m.

Open Auditions for A PIECE OF MY HEART, a drama by Shirley Lauro, directed by Ginger Vinson. Casting 6 women, 1 man. A powerful, true drama following six women as they journey to the Vietnam War as nurses and an entertainer, live their lives during their time in country, and adjust to life upon their return home. Auditions held on the Abilene Community Theatre Main Stage at 809 Barrow, Abilene. Email actinfo2014@gmail.com for information.

 

Aug. 29 & 30, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Pop-Up Make ‘N Take!

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

SEPTEMBER 2017

 

Sept. 21, 5:30 p.m.

Short Cut with David Macaulay: Family Event; Price: Free.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Sept. 21-23 & Sept. 29-30, 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 1, 2 p.m.

"Ripcord," a comedy by David Lindsay-Abaire, directed by Tyler Sparks. A sunny room at Bristol Place Senior Living Facility becomes a battleground of wills and more between cantankerous Abby and chipper Marilyn. A seemingly harmless bet between the old women escalates into a dangerous game of one-upmanship that reveals not just the tenacity of these worthy opponents, but also deeper truths that each would rather remain hidden.

Abilene Community Theatre

809 Barrow St. 325.673.7082 www.abilenecommunitytheatre.org

 

Sept. 299, 5:30 p.m.

"Pops at the Pond" outdoor concert at Hardin-Simmons University. Free.

 

OCTOBER 2017

 

Oct. 5-8 & 12-15 

The place is New Jersey. The time in 1985.  A wannabe rock star is left at the altar and finally changes his tune, in…..THE WEDDING SINGER!!!  Directed by Teri Wilkerson, musical direction by Dr. Melody Rich:  Oct. 5-8 and Oct. 12-15.  Van Ellis Theatre.

General Admission $15;
Military, seniors and students $10
HSU Faculty, staff and students $5

Hardin-Simmons University Theatre

 

Oct. 13

NCCIL 20th Anniversary events with Marla Frazee, David Shannon and Mark Teague.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Oct. 14, 6 p.m.

20th Anniversary Gala with Marla Frazee, David Shannon and Mark Teague; Price: $125 per person

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

NOVEMBER 2017

 

Nov. 2-4

Soon after a relationship ends, a guy and a girl are forced by their well-intentioned best friends to plunge back into the dating pool. Check Please, Take 2!, under the co-direction of Landri Thompson and Carley King. Skiles Building.

Hardin-Simmons University Theatre

 

Nov. 2-4 & Nov. 10-11, 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 12, 2 p.m.

"A Piece of My Heart," a drama by Shirley Lauro, directed by Ginger Vinson. A powerful drama of six women who went to Vietnam, showing each young woman before, during, and after her tour in the war-torn nation and ends as each leaves a personal token at the memorial wall in Washington.

Abilene Community Theatre

809 Barrow St. 325.673.7082 www.abilenecommunitytheatre.org

 

Nov. 9-10

Artist Talk by Melissa Sweet; Price: Free

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Nov. 12

Abilene Ballet Theatre presents the annual Sugar Plum Fairy Tea at the Abilene Womans Club.

 

Nov. 15-19

Once upon a time, there were three sisters. One walked one way around the world, one walked the other way, and the third decided to stay put.  Twenty years later, they meet up.  It’s part fairy tale, part fable, it’s called This Girls Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing.  Directed by Hope Hargrove. Van Ellis Theatre.

Hardin-Simmons University Theatre

 

Nov. 17-19

Abilene Ballet Theatre presents "The Nutcracker"

 

Nov. 28

City Sidewalks

 

DECEMBER 2017

 

Dec. 7-9 & Dec. 15-16, 7:30 p.m.

Dec. 17, 2 p.m.

"She Loves Me," a musical romantic comedy, music by Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick and book by Joe Masteroff, directed by Mike Stephens. Set in a 1930s European perfumery, Amalia and Georg live for the love letters that they exchange with their pen pals, but the identity of their admirers remains unknown. Follow Amalia and Georg as they discover the identity of their true loves... and of all the twists and turns along the way!

Abilene Community Theatre

809 Barrow St. 325.673.7082 www.abilenecommunitytheatre.org

 

JANUARY 2018

 

Jan. 31-Feb. 4

In January, we will be presenting a play about the mystery of faith, and how religion can tear people apart just as it can bring them together. The Christians by Lucas Hnath, directed by Dr. Victoria Spangler. Behren’s Chapel.

Hardin-Simmons University Theatre

 

Jan. 31-Feb. 4

Once upon a time, there was a little ogre …….named………SHREK! Musical directed by Dr. Chris Hollingsworth. Van Ellis Theatre.

General Admission $15;
Military, seniors and students $10
HSU Faculty, staff and students $5

Hardin-Simmons University Theatre

 

FEBRUARY 2018

 

Feb. 8-10 & Feb. 16-17, 7:30 p.m.

Feb. 18, 2 p.m.

"Measure for Measure," a comedy by William Shakespeare, directed by Andrea Robison. With his unique brew of laughter and high seriousness, Shakespeare dissects the nature of government, love, and justice, asking unsettling questions about the relationship between those in power and ordinary citizens.

Abilene Community Theatre

809 Barrow St. 325.673.7082 www.abilenecommunitytheatre.org

 

Feb. 25

Abilene Ballet Theatre presents "Fairy Tales & Fables" at the Historic Paramount Theatre.

 

MARCH 2018

 

March 24

Starlight Extravaganza-An evening of elegant dining and Broadway show tunes. Van Ellis Theatre. Tables: $350; Individual tickets:  $65.

Hardin-Simmons University Theatre

 

APRIL 2018

 

April 5-7 & April 13-14, 7:30 p.m.

April 15, 2 p.m.

"Doubt," a drama, by John Patrick Shanley, directed by Gavyn Hardegree. A nun who is the principal of a Catholic school in the Bronx takes matters into her own hands when she suspects a young priest of improper relations with one of the male students.

Abilene Community Theatre

809 Barrow St. 325.673.7082 www.abilenecommunitytheatre.org

 

April 5-8

Kenny Barrett did something that has everyone worried. He wishes he could just make it through the rest of his senior year unnoticed, but that's going to be hard since he has to publicly apologize to his entire high school.  From Up Here, directed by Kelsie LeFlore.  DownCentreStage LabTheatre.

Hardin-Simmons University Theatre

 

April 12-15

The Marriage of Figaro—opera, directed by Dr. Chris Hollingsworth. Van Ellis Theatre.

General Admission $10
Military, seniors and students $5
HSU Faculty, staff and students free

Hardin-Simmons University

 

April 25-28

DirectFest 2018, 4 evenings of short plays, directed by the students in Directing I. Van Ellis Theatre.

Hardin-Simmons University Theatre

 

MAY 2018

 

May 31-June 2 & June 8-9, 7:30 p.m.

June 10, 2 p.m.

"No Room for a Picture on a Blank Wall," a drama by David Remschel, directed by Mike Stephens. The progression of Alzheimer’s is seen in a man’s life as everything around him disappears.

Abilene Community Theatre

809 Barrow St. 325.673.7082 www.abilenecommunitytheatre.org

 

JUNE 2018

 

June 14-16

The 7th annual Children's Art & Literacy Festival celebrating the work of Oliver Jeffers, illustrator of the best-selling "The Day the Crayons Quit" book and its sequal, "The Day the Crayons Came Home." On Thursday, come to the free parade, sculpture unveiling, and Artist Talk. All day Friday and Saturday passes are required for the dramatic readings, art activities, balloon shows, petting zoos and more. Ages 2 and under free. Age 3-12 is $7 until May 15 and $10 after. Ages 13 and up are $12 until May 15 and $15 after. Register at www.abilenecalf.com

Abilene Cultural Affairs Council

1101 N. 1st St. 325.677.1161 www.abilenecac.org

 

ONGOING and ON EXHIBIT

THE GRACE MUSEUM

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org


Exhibits

 

March 24-Aug. 12, 2017

"AS IS rural realism"

Identifiable subjects are only part of the enduring allure of realism.

 

March 30-Aug. 12, 2017

"Texas Noir Photography by Ashton Thornhill"

Ashton Thornhill is a fine art photographer currently working on the Llano Estacado of Texas. He spent several years working as a photojournalist before he returned to his alma mater, Texas Tech University, to share his love of the medium and teach photography.

 

April 25-Aug. 12, 2017

"Horizonscapes"

The small scale of Katie Maratta’s vast miniature vistas demands closer examination. Only then are you rewarded with the impeccable detail of her horizontal narratives of the vast Texas landscape.

 

NATIONAL CENTER FOR CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED LITERATURE
102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Exhibits

 

June 8, 2017-Sept. 1, 2017

"The Illustration Art of Garth Williams"

Artist who brought to life "Charlotte's Web," "Stuart Little," "Little House on the Prairie" and a dozen Golden Books.

 

Sept. 14, 2017-Oct. 27, 2017

"Celebrating 20 years of Art" - A special exhibition celebrating 20 years of NCCIL.

 

Nov. 9, 2017-Jan. 26, 2018

Illustrations of Melissa Sweet

 

Family Art Project Saturdays from 1-4 p.m.

A come-and-go program offered by art educators who help children create art in the style of the artist currently featured in the gallery. Free!

 

IRA M. TAYLOR MEMORIAL ART GALLERY

Frost Art Building at Hardin-Simmons University | www.hsutx.edu

 

 

ACU DOWNTOWN GALLERY

Cockerell Galleries and Studios, 1133 N. 2nd St.

 

CLOVER VIRGINIA SHORE ART GALLERY

Don H. Morris Center at Abilene Christian University | 325.674.2085 | www.acu.edu

 

 

MIKE LANIER FINE ART / STUDIO 13 GALLERY
909 N 13th St. | http://mlanier.fineartstudioonline.com/

 

Mondays, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

"Monday painting with friends." Bring your lunch.

 

ABILENE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Three locations | www.abilenetx.com/apl

 

Pre-School Storytime

Held year-round at 10:45 a.m. on select days at all three library locations.

 

Cover-to-Cover Book Club – third Thursday of the month, Main Library Auditorium, 7 p.m.
Adults who love to read make up the Cover-to-Cover Book Club. Each month, they choose the books they will discuss the following month.

 

ABILENE STAR CHORUS
325.829.1470 │ www.abilenestarchorus.org
Rehearsals are 6:15-8:45 p.m. each Tuesday at the First Baptist Church choir room.

 

 

TAYLOR COUNTY COURTHOUSE

Paintings by members of the Abilene Creative Arts Club on display.

 

ABILENE CREATIVE ARTS CLUB
Buffalo Gap Historic Village | 325.514.0665

 

In March 2017, paintings by Carolyn Hollingshead will be displayed in Cypress Street Station, and paintings by Shirley Minzenmayer will be in Bogie's North window. At ArtWalk, an artist member will do a demonstration on the sidewalk outside of Cypress Street Station.

 

CEDAR BREAK GALLERY OF FINE ART
401 Pine St. The Windsor | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; by appointment on Saturdays| www.barryarthur.com | 325.677.9999
Featuring the Western art of Barry Arthur.


ABILENE WRITER'S GUILD
Meets the fourth Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in Classroom B of the Rose Park Senior Citizens Center, 2625 S. 7th St. except in November (third Thursday) and December (no meeting). Annual memberships are $25 for individuals and $35 for a family.

 

ZACHRY GALLERY
3301 S 14th St # 26B │ 325.793.1616
Inside Abilene Frame-N-Art Shoppe.
Featuring local artist H.C. Zachry.

 

JODY KLOTZ FINE ART

1060 N. 2nd St. | 325.670.9880 | fineart@jodyklotz.com | www.jodyklotz.com

19th and early 20th Century European paintings, with a strong emphasis on beautiful 19th landscape paintings by artists such as Henri Biva (French, 1848-1929), William Didier Pouget (French, 1864-1959), and René Charles Edmond His (French, 1877-1960).

 

Kelly Fearing & Janet Turner: Looking/Seeing
May 3-August 18, 2017

"An exhibition of two mid-century Texas artists, an homage to nature and spirituality. This show is comprised of animal imagery, with the exception of one man meditating amidst a rocky mountain; owls, ravens, herons, armadillos, skunks, bees, goldfinches, woodpeckers, quail, horny toads, eagles, calves..."


 

 

 

 

 

 

THE CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ARTS

220 Cypress St. │ 325.677.8389 │ www.center-arts.com

 

EXHIBITS

 

Summer Exhibits
Alignment
Center Art Member Group Show
Breed Gallery
May 25-July

Clay
Kathy Walker Millar & McMurry Students
Gallery 4
May 10-July 24

Between Bubble and Line: Live a Colorful life
Stephanie Prosser
Gallery 3
May 17-July 8

2017 WTPS Annual Exhibit
West Texas Photographic Society
Wright Photo Gallery
May 4-July24

 

May Exhibits
"HumanEssence"
April Rifenburgh and Mary K Huff
Breed Gallery
March 30-May 20
"Textile"
Kathy Robinson
Gallery4
March 22-May 6
"Clay"
Kathy Walker Millar & Students
Gallery 4
May 10-July 24
"Images of the West"
Jack Harkins
Gallery 3
March 23-May 13
"Between Bubble and Line: Live a Colorful life"
Stephanie Prosser
Gallery 3
May 17-July 8
"2017 WTPS Annual Exhibit"
West Texas Photo Society
Wright Photo Gallery
May 4-July24

 

June Exhibits

New Works
Center Artist Member Show
Breed Gallery
May 25-July 15
Clay
Kathy Walker Millar & Students
Gallery 4
May 10-July 24
Between Bubble and Line: Live a Colorful life
Stephanie Prosser
Gallery 3
May 17-July 8
2017 WTPS Annual Exhibit
West Texas Photo Society
Wright Photo Gallery
May 4-July24

 

July Exhibits
Alignment
Center Artist Member
Breed Gallery
May 25-July

Clay
Kathy Walker Millar & Students
Gallery 4
May 10-July 24

Between Bubble and Line: Live a Colorful life
Stephanie Prosser
Gallery 3
May 17-July 8

2017 WTPS Annual Exhibit
West Texas Photo Society
Wright Photo Gallery
May 4-July24

 

COCKERELL ART STUDIOS & GALLERY

1133 N. 2nd, Second Floor | 325.829.7975 | www.cockerellgalleries.com | Carolyncc52@yahoo.com


May

What:  Nancy Capra's show 'Florals and Fruit' When:  Opens Mon May 1 and runs thru Wed May 31.
Where:  The Cockerell -Upstairs/Studio 209
When:  5:30-8 p.m. 
Cost:  Free admission.

 

What:  Artist/Photographer Jessica Morrow of The Loft 212 will be hosting this Girl Scout Art/Print Fundraiser 
Who:  Girl Scouts
Date:  One Night Only!  May's Artwalk
Time:  6-8pm
Where:  The Cockerell -Upstairs/Studio 209

 

June

What:  Artist Larry Fox's show 
'Multi Media Works' When:  Opens Thurs June 1 & runs thru Fri June 30.  
Where:  The Cockerell -Upstairs/Studio 209
Time: 5:30-8pm Cost:  Free admission

Who:  Artist Larry Fox 


What:  A fun, live clay demo of the face!  'It will be a head study so participants will be making noses, eyes, and mouths!'  Fun & creative for sure! 
When:  June's Artwalk
Where:  The Cockerell -Upstairs/Studio 209
Cost:  Free and family friendly.

 

What:  Clay Art Class
Taught By:  Artist Larry Fox 
When:  Sat, June 17
Time:  Begins at 6:30pm.
Where:  The Cockerell -Upstairs/Studio 209
Cost: $40 each person.
Registration & payment can be made to Larry Fox by contacting him at: LDFOX@AOL.COM or at 325-518-7032.


AMY GRAVES RYAN FINE ARTS GALLERY

McMurry University

1642 Sayles Blvd. | 325.793.4888 | www.mcm.edu.

 

McMurry University Annual Spring Student Art Competition
March 29-April 19 in the Ryan and Gypsy Ted Galleries
Reception, March 31 at 12 p.m. in the Ryan Gallery and foyer

Categories include: photography, painting, drawing, mixed media, graphic design, pottery, and 3D.  This work will be for sale..

 

May 15-Aug. 25

"Orange" exhibit - the color of warmth, friendlieness and exotic plays a starring role in these pop-impressionistic works by Marianne Wood. All words are for sale. Reception is 4-6 p.m. May 26.

 

Oct. 2017

Homecoming Alumni Exhibit: Eric Britt

 

GYPSY TED ART GALLERY

McMurry University

2117 Hunt St. | 325.793.4888 | www.mcm.edu

 

McMurry University Annual Spring Student Art Competition
March 29-April 19 in the Ryan and Gypsy Ted Galleries
Reception, March 31 at 12 p.m. in the Ryan Gallery and foyer

Categories include: photography, painting, drawing, mixed media, graphic design, pottery, and 3D.  This work will be for sale.

 

May 8-12

Exhibt by Kaitlin Andrews. Reception following graduation on May 13.

 

ABILENE TEACHERS MUSIC ASSOCIATION
AISD Administration Building, One AISD Center, 241 Pine St.

AMTA meets the second Thursday most months during the school term for business and professional development through informative programs. AMTA members include independent and collegiate music teachers.

For information, email khrystynehastings@yahoo.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

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