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Our friends at the First Art Gallery of Olathe would like to pass along their June calendar of events.
First Art Gallery of Olathe
AN ARTIST COOPERATIVE GALLERY
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JUNE UPCOMING EVENTS
LOOK WHAT’S HAPPENING AT THE FIRST ART GALLERY OF OLATHE
JUNE 1 & 2 CHARITY SILENT ART AUCTION
- MONEY WILL BE DONATED TO THE CHILDREN’S CLUB OF AMERICA
- SILENT AUCTION STARTS FRIDAY JUNE 1
- AUCTION ENDS SATURDAY JUNE 2 AT 8:00PM
- WINNERS ANNOUNCED AT THE ART RECEPTION
- A VARIETY OF ART ITEMS TO BID ON
- Be sure to get your bids in before the auction closes. Come check it out, it is for a good cause.
JUNE 2- First Saturday Art Reception
- Art Reception 6-9 pm Free to the Public
- Featured Artist: Painter Anne Lormis
- Art, Refreshments, & Live Music
- Our musical guests this month is the Wheat State Sax Quartet
Start off your summer right with us. You don’t need to drive to the Crossroads to enjoy Art, Music, and Refreshments; it’s all here in Olathe. Come help celebrate the arts in Olathe. Make a night of it. Hope to see you there!
JUNE 8 – Early CHECK-IN for the Olathe Station Art fair
- Friday June 8, 6-9pm Wine and Cheese Social for OSAF Artists and Sponsors
- Artists who have paid for their tent space may check in early at the First Art Gallery of
- Olathe Friday 3pm-9pm
- Artists may pick up their packets and turn in their release forms
- Artist who check-in early may set up their tents early on Saturday
- Artists avoid the crowd Saturday morning and CHECK-IN early Friday night.
JUNE 9 & 10 – OLATHE STATION ART FAIR
- First Annual Olathe Station Art Fair
- Located in the Olathe Station Shopping Center Parking Lot
- Family friendly event
- A tent show with 50+ Artists displaying and selling their work
- Fun for the kids at the Children’s Activity tent
- Food & Live Music on both days
- 12-3 pm Saturday The Vibe 95.7FM will broadcast live from The Fair
- 5-7 pm Saturday the band “CAPTIVA” will be playing at The Fair
- 2:30-4:30 Sunday “The Olathe Civic Jazz Band” will close out The Fair
This will be the event of the summer. Fun for the whole family at the Olathe Station Art Fair. Everything you want in an art fair and more. Please join us!
JUNE ENROLLMENT for Summer Children’s Clay & Drawing Classes
- For Ages 7-15.
- Mondays every week all summer
- All materials provided.
- $25.00 per student-Class size limited.
- Sign up at the Gallery.
The kids will love making beautiful ocean themed clay pieces every week. Drawing students will be having fun exploring different media and subjects each week. Sign up soon the class size is limited.
JUNE Saturday Mornings Painting with Dave
- 9-12 Saturday mornings
- Oil or Acrylic Painting lessons
- Dave Stewart Instructor
- Students ages 16-Adult
These classes are for any skill level. Sign up soon as the class size is limited .
MONDAY NIGHT OPEN STUDIO PAINTING
- The gallery will be open every Monday evening 6-9 pm for open painting time.
- This is available to any Olathe Visual Arts Member, Gallery Associates, Gallery Members and their students.
Applications to join Olathe Visual Arts are available at the Gallery.
Join us and enjoy being with other artists while having the space to paint.
* REMEMBER TO SAVE THESE DATES*
GALLERY HOURS: Monday Open Painting 6-9 pm, Closed Tuesday, Wednesday 3-9 pm, Thursday 12-9 pm, Friday 3-9 pm, Saturday 11am-9pm, Sunday 1-6 pm
THE FIRST ART GALLERY OF OLATHE IS LOCATED IN THE OLATHE STATION SHOPPING CENTER 11951 STRANG LINE RD. OLATHE KS. 66062
Our mailing address is:
11951 Strang Line Rd
Olathe Ks. 66062
After years of faithful service as the OVA treasurer, John Burns is stepping down. (We’ll miss you John!) We will be electing a new treasurer at our next meeting.
The application for this year’s Sunflower Artfest is now available online at www.desotoartsks.org. Deadline May 1st.
A “New Art Destination” for exibiting artists and art lovers is arriving on June 9 &10 of 2018! You won’t want to miss this 1st annual outdoor Fine Art Fair located just outside of Kansas City, in beautiful Olathe, Kansas. The goal of the OLATHE STATION ART FAIR is to enrich the lives of others by exhibiting quality art as well as promoting the advancement & appreciation of the visual arts throughout the Midwest & beyond. Our event also features live muscians, food & drinks, vendors, restaurants & hotels all within a beautiful new outdoor venue.
More information can be found here: http://olathestationartfair.org/
Our next meeting is coming up on Thursday (the 25th). 6pm at the First Gallery of Olathe, as usual. Directions and A Map
We have a few things to do this time.
- Time to pay your annual membership dues ($25)
- Elections for group officers will be held
- I think we’ll be talking about this summer’s art fair, also.
- If you’re a current member and you’d like to have a member page on the website, please contact me.
- If you have any art-related news to share, contact me or let someone at the meeting know and we’ll get it up here in the news and events section.
This is a big meeting, especially since we’ve had to skip some recently. I hope we get a good turnout.
Our president is sick today, so the monthly meeting tonight is canceled.
Next meeting we will have to hold elections for 2018.
If you have art at the gallery for the OVA show, you have until the first January reception to pick it up. (6th)
Someone should be at the gallery until 6:00pm if you still want to pick up your art today.
We hope Dave feels better soon.
Our December meeting is coming up Thursday, December 28th at 6pm. Click here for more information. Kim Taggart will be providing hot cocoa to all attendees!
Meeting canceled due to illness. Better health in the new year!