Our next “After Notes” following the Fountain Park Concert series is
scheduled on July 25 following Scarborough. Enjoy good company, a glass
of wine, or beer. After Notes at Wassenberg Art Center is open until 10
p.m. on Fridays or until everyone goes home. We are working hard to help
expand our dynamic downtown activities.
Check out The Best of
2014 a national level, traveling, multi-media exhibit curated by the
Ohio Design and Craft Museum in Columbus. The exhibit showcases how
craft (functional objects) have morphed into a fine art. Woven giant
critters, sterling silver mustaches, and twisted quilts make up just a
small portion of these compelling works. The Best of 2014 opened this
past Saturday with pie, ice-cream and live music by Matt Keeler and the
Blues Reveler. Van Wert is extremely fortunate to have been chosen to
exhibit this body of work. It will be on view through Aug. 24.
a brief intermission, our Classic Watercolor class continues on Tuesday
mornings starting at 10 a.m. This is an ongoing class is taught by Pat
Rayman. Persons are encouraged to jump in anytime and the class is sold
in monthly increments. The cost is $35 for members and $40 for
Vine & Palette is just around the corner for Aug. 7 and we always
end up a waiting list. Call soon if you would like to join us for the
evening. The evening includes all painting materials and wine and
participants may bring a snack to share if they wish. We take care of
the rest. Wear a paint shirt or apron to protect your clothes. The cost
is $25 for members and $30 for non-members.
Starting in early September, Reverend Hall Schafer will be joining us as
an instructor in our ceramics studio! Hal graduated from Mount Union
University and learned to throw pottery at Culver Military Academy at
the age of fourteen. He also attended the Academy of Art in San
Francisco. We are super excited to have Hal on board. If you’ve ever
wanted to learn how to throw ceramic pots, Sept. 8–12 from 6 –9 p.m.
ages 15–150. Cost for the class is $40 members/$45 non-members all
Rumble, rumble…we have plans, plans and it’s
big. We are building another big event so please follow our news, you
won’t want to miss this one.
For information on exhibits, classes
and programs listed on there as well. The Wassenberg Art Center is
located at 214 South Washington Street (former Van Wert Armory). We can
be reached by telephone at: (419) 238-6837, email:
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