|Monroe-Walton Center for the Arts |
Tuesday – Thursday 11 – 4 | Friday & Saturday 10 – 5
Pre-show jurying process now online for our Regional Juried Show in AugustWe have changed our pre-show jury process from being a drop-off to being ONLINE …
Our Juried Regional Show is an open call to all artists – members and non-members alike. A juried art show is one at which prospective artists will submit their works for review by a panel of jurors.
SHOW FEE: $35 for up to three works. Only one application per artist is allowed.
Show judge: Tatiana Veneruso, Education Curator of the Steffen Thomas Museum of Art
SHOW DATES: Opens: August 25 | Closes: Oct 22
ONLINE submissions for pre-show jurying process due no later than 11:59 pm Saturday, Aug 15 . You can submit anytime between now and August 15 – – see the “PROCEDURE TO ENTER” below.
PROCEDURE TO ENTER
Read and follow ALL guidelines found HERE
Pay your fee HERE
After we receive your fee we will email you an online Google Form for you to fill out (include one to three photos per piece) and email back. We must receive BOTH your fee and application by August 15.
Works accepted into the show must be dropped off Friday/Saturday, August 21-22 (11 am – 5 pm)
Please note that the jurors may choose as appropriate for this show anywhere from zero to all three of the works you submit. The fee is non-refundable.
Cash awards are offered in first, second
2D (this encompasses “flat works” – paintings, mixed media, collage
3D (works that can be viewed from all sides – sculpture, pottery, etc.).
Best in Show prize: $300.
All the details can be found HERE
Art-full Tuesdays coming in September
If you find yourself needing some art experiences for your children, starting Tuesday, September 8, we will offer art classes (approx 45-50 minutes long), starting at noon. Kids will be segmented by age, of course.
Our teachers are second-to-none! Your child will love our art classes – includes general art and possibly pottery on a different day.
We are hammering out the details now.
Our usual ART ASAP (After School Arts Program) also starts in September – Tuesdays late afternoon/early evening.
***Please email Donna to express your interest. Space is limited.***
Adult and older teen Classes for July/August
Details for Adult classes can also be found HERE on our website. Teens 16+ are welcome in most of our Adult Classes. Register at least 24 hours in advance. Space is limited and classes may fill early.KNITTING: First and Third Wednesdays from 12:30 – 1:30
DRAWING: Wednesdays from 3 – 4 pm
PHOTOGRAPHY: Saturdays from 10 – noon
POTTERY: Wednesdays from 6 – 8:30 pm and Thursdays from 10 – 11:30 am
Register by emailing Rebecca ~~ Friday morning class opening soon!
SIP AND PAINT (no teens!): Friday, August 21 at 7 pm –
Email Donna for more information – this month’s painting is shown above. This painting is very expressive and uses many different mark-making techniques!!
Details for Kids’ classes can also be found HERE on our website.
Email the teacher to register at least 24 hours in advance. Space is limited and classes may fill early.Pottery: ages 9+ — Wednesdays from 4:45 – 5:45
Paint and Pizza: ages 6+ — Saturday, August 1 from noon – 2pm –
Email Donna – this month’s painting is shown above – Colorful Cactus!
Art Lab: ages 5 – 8 and 9 – 12 — Saturday
|Online Volunteer Survey|
SURVEY can be found HEREAs our area’s only non-profit community arts center, we depend on volunteers to help us in BIG ways to fulfill our two-fold mission of:
1) creating a thriving arts community through education, outreach
2) supporting the vital work of local artists and
Volunteers are much needed and very appreciated! If you have volunteered in the past, we hope you know how crucial your contribution is. We love our volunteers!
We are seeking to build our committees that support our on-going goals. If you are interested in helping us (or continuing to help us) with the important work of sharing the beauty and healing nature of art, please consider filling out the survey and returning it to us. We will funnel your survey, reflecting your interests, to the appropriate committee(s).
Volunteers come in at their convenience. We will do our best to match you to duties that use your talents & interests, gives your purpose & joy
Please take a look and consider filling out this SUPER SHORT (four questions!) interest survey. This does not commit you to anything but will give you a chance to learn about ways you can help. And you can choose, of course, when you are ready to get involved.
THANK YOU so much. Thank you to these visionary and generous business sponsors! In times like these, we have extra-special reasons to be grateful to our business sponsors.
These businesses appreciate the good we are doing in our community and have said an enthusiastic “YES!” to our 2020 Business Sponsor Campaign with tax-deductible donations. Please support these businesses and thank them for their sponsorship.
BIG THANKS, also, to the City of Monroe for the thousands of ways they help and support us.
Your business can also become aligned with our positive message of the beauty and healing nature of art and our mission of bringing ART FOR ALL! Learn more HERE.
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Find YOUR joy by volunteering here!
Our next Volunteer Orientation is Saturday, August 1 at
Learn more about our Art MD Healing Art Kits and our Healing Arts Outreach programs — plus ways you can help HERE.
*** Call for Entries – Regional Juried Show and Christmas Gift Show ***
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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!