Monroe-Walton Center for the Arts – Details on Saturday Soiree Aug. 17

MWCA Gallery & Shop hours:
Monday – Thursday from 11 am – 4 pm
Friday & Saturday from 10 am – 5 pm
* first Thursday of the month April – October we are open 11 am – 8 pm
Inspiration for your home … and your soul … right here!
Come on out this Saturday!  Invite some friends and neighbors … support your local community arts center with a day-full of fun!!
No pre-registration needed for three fun workshops for ALL ages!  Just drop in on the hour for a clay workshop, beading and/or weaving!  Plus a Fashion Show, painting demo … and BBQ and iced coffee trucks!
Saturday Soiree Series
Saturday, August 17 
* 11:30 – 12:30 — Celebrate the opening of our FABULOUS FIBER SHOW with a Fashion Show!!  WEARABLE ART featuring Belk clothing and our own artist-members’ jewelry and clothing

* 11 – 4 — Sunflower Garden Stake Drop-In

* 11 – 4 — Beaded Bracelet Drop-In

* 11 – 2 — Mini-owl weaving for kids Drop-In

* 11 – 3 — Painting demonstration by one of our new teachers, Isaac Alcantar

* 11 – 4 — MoJo BBQ in the Sculpture Garden – grab some great BBQ while you’re out and about!

* 11 – 4 — Rendezvous Coffee — high quality coffee beans that are roasted by our friends at Radio Roasters, in Decatur, GA.  Our cold brew process involves the freshest beans, pure water, a 20 hour brewing process, and a triple filtering system, used to ensure a smooth, clean, and delicious iced coffee for our customers to enjoy.

We are so pleased to be selected as one of Belk Charity organizations for their Charity Sale on Saturday August 24 from 7 am – 9 pm. Our sponsor is the Belk Bethlehem/Winder Store at Barrow Crossing.

We have $5 coupons available here. You’ll donate $5 to us and get a ticket to get you into the special hours for their sale, plus a $5 coupon. This means your donation costs you nothing!

Lots of items on sale that day, plus the first 100 customers get additional free gift cards valued between $5 – $1,500!  Come on in and get your ticket/coupon plus a flier that lists the great deals available on 8/24!!

And what a FUN thing … along with our partnership with Belk, in celebration of the opening of our FIBER SHOW … on Saturday, August 17 we will launch our Saturday Soiree Series — workshops, MoJo BBQ in the Garden and a Belk-sponsored Fashion Show featuring WEARABLE ART from our artist-members!! Come in on the 17th for the festivities and get your $5 ticket/coupon then!

Announcing TWO NEW classes …
see our website for a complete listing of our weekly classes and creative workshops. 60+ events and classes are on the calendar for August!
Our Second Annual Fiber Arts Show is open now through October 22.  It is incredible!  Come by to see some amazing inspirational artworks.  Many are offered for purchase for the most unique and beautiful … treasured … home decor, ever.  What a fabulous Christmas gift one of these would make!

on the website  …

* Handy calendar of events and classes —> here
* Class descriptions for adults and kids, free creative gatherings, workshops, reader & writers events and more —> here

Find YOUR joy by volunteering here!
Our next Volunteer Orientation is Saturday, September 14 at 1pm.  You don’t have to be an artist to volunteer.  Help is needed in many ways!

Learn more about our Art MD Healing Art Kits and our Healing Arts Outreach programs — plus ways you can help HERE.

Call for Entries 
Check out our website for upcoming show schedules.

What’s in the Galleries and Sculpture Garden?
Our 2nd Annual Fiber Show: August 7 – October 22.

See our list of Art Guild Members and Members Memo
(and hey artist-members!  If you have a website, Etsy Shop or Facebook page, please send the link to And be sure to renew your membership annually when we send your reminder out.  If you do not renew, your information will be removed from our listing of Guild members.)

Support local arts and get discounts in our shop and on classes!  Join us today!  Click HERE.

We can host your private party!  From a child’s birthday party to a girls’ night out or bridal or baby shower … if you want to add some sparkle and artistic shine to your party – check this out!

As always, much love to our awesome & generous business sponsors – thank you so much!   We are seeking sponsors for 2019.  See them here.

Also check out our friends at Walton Writers and On Stage Walton who also make Walton County a creative and enjoyable place to live!

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