News and events from Monroe Walton Center for the Arts

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!
July 11 – 20
see our website for all our events, complete listing of our weekly classes and creative workshops.
Thursday, July 11 at 6:30:  Walton Writers FREE Monthly meeting.  Open to the public – anyone interested in writing. Learn about the new anthology they are working on:  A Cup of Cyanide!  LEARN MORE HERE
Saturday July 13 from 7 – 9 pm
Join our Walton Writers group for an entertaining evening of storytelling and more held the second Saturday of every month. Free and open to the public. Interested in performing at our Second Saturday Open Mic Nights? Email Barbara Barth
KITCHEN ART & SCIENCE with Robin Humphrey
Tuesdays & THURSDAYS in JULY from 11:00 – 12:00• July 16 and 18: Bouncing Jello and Moon Sand and more


Evening of Beading:
Saturday, July 20 from 7 – 10 pm

With Julie Bell.
You must pre-register for this event. Seating is limited so that everyone can have individual attention.
Evening of beading for all ages!  More info and register HERE by 7/19
FIREFLIES IN A JAR CARD: Saturday, July 20 from 2 – 5 pm
Enjoy learning another new papercrafting technique – the spinwheel – with Maria Ramos.  Register with Maria by emailing her
Weekly FREE Creative Gatherings
Our free CREATIVE GATHERINGS are held every week and are open to the public!
Monday Write In: Mondays from 12 – 3 pm.
Very informal, come when you can, stay as long as you want. Open to anyone interested in writing. Hosted by author and Walton Writers founder Barbara Barth. Free!  More info HERE
Monroe Makers and/or Be an Angel Painter!
Every Thursday from 11:30 – 2:30
FREE!We have supplies available to paint angels for our ART MD Healing Art Kits for kids in traumatic circumstances. A worthy use of your time and talents! 🙂
More info HERE
One week of Art Camp left!

  • Monday – Friday from 9 am – noon — July 22 – 26
  • Email Donna to register by Friday 7/19 – space is filling quickly!
  • Mixed media – all kinds of fun techniques and projects!

Visit our website for details!

Visit a galaxy far far away that’s actually right down the street! Our Art Camp Galaxy Gallery is open now through the end of July.

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, July 13 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?
Kids Galaxy Gallery June 22 – July 31.  FUN!  Visit throughout the summer to see this progressive installation by our ART CAMP kids and teachers!

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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