A Senior Moment

A Senior Moment
“Celebrating the Artwork of Our Seniors”

Studio 659 and the Whiting Arts Council are pleased to present our next art event. The Senior Moment show will be opening on Sunday April 3rd with a welcoming reception at 2:00 pm. We have many local artists contributing to this show. Don’t miss this one!

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Calumet College of St. Joseph’s Humanities Festival Spring 2016

Calumet College of St. Joseph is hosting their Humanities Festival starting Monday April 4th thru Saturday April 9th. Six days filled with talks, debates, art, personal stories, drama, social movement discussions, concerts, stand-up, poetry and much, much more.

Click on the link below for more details.
Humanities Festival 2016

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Successful “EGGZ-IBIT” Event a Favorite for the Children

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We would like to thank all the children, Moms and Dads that came out to participate in our first annual EGGZ-IBIT egg painting event.
The young artists were very proud of their work…and some of the Dads, too!

The EGGZ can be viewed in the windows of some of our local merchants and in the windows of Studio 659. Make sure you look for them when you attend the Easter Egg Hunt at 10:00 am and the Easter Parade at 2:00 pm on Saturday, March 19th.

Studio 659 would like to thank all of the volunteers who helped with this project — especially our newest board members Jennifer Young and Joe Erickson. Special thanks to Tiffany Wolfe, a student at Calumet College.

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Pet Painting Party April 9th at 5:00 pm.

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To sign up Click on “Make a Payment” and in the drop down box choose “Pet Painting Workshop”. $55.00 per person. Portion of the proceeds going to Whiting’s Gimme Shelter.

Call for Art “A Senior Moment” 55 + are eligible to submit art

***CALL FOR ART***
ATTENTION ARTISTS AGES 55 AND UP!
Studio 659 in Whiting us hosting an exhibit spotlighting the artwork of artists aged 55+
Eligibility: All artists must be age 55 and up, you may submit up to three images in jpeg format.
Submissions: Due Monday, March 28, 2016.
Up to 3 images as jpgs. All images must be labeled as firstinitial.lastname.title (K.Smith.ArtworkTitle) Use “Members Only Exhibit” in the subject line. Any submissions with missing information or improperly labeled images will not be considered.
Please submit images to: artscouncil659@gmail.com . Please include your name and an image list in the body of your email with title, media, size, year completed, and price. Also please denote any special installation needs in your email.
Artwork: 2-D and 3-D submissions in all media and styles welcomed. This is a salon style show so there is no “theme”. All work must be completed within the last 2 years and not previously shown at Studio 659. 2D work must be wired 1/3 of the way from the top. Artwork which is not wired or not wired properly will not be hung, and will be ineligible for display. No substitutions of submissions. The gallery reserves the right to decline any accepted artwork upon delivery if the condition or quality is other than represented in the submission.
Fees: Although we encourage everyone to become a member of the gallery, and always appreciate your donations, this show does not require a participation fee or a membership. *Not yet a member? Join! Individual membership is $25 and family memberships are $40 annually. Fees can be paid online at www.studio659.org
Artwork fees: Studio 659 retains a 30% commission on all sales of artwork presented in our gallery; please factor this into your retail pricing.
Notifications: Within 1-5 days of submitting, and before March 30.
Delivery: Work must be hand delivered during regular Studio hours by – Friday April 1, 2016
*Artists who ship their work must include return shipment label and proper reusable packaging.
Reception: Sunday, April 3, 2016, 2pm
Show dates: Sunday, April 3–May 14, 2016
Artwork pick up: Accommodations will be made the Saturday before Easter, otherwise pick up during regular studio hours Thurs & Fri Noon-7pm. Saturday 10am-2pm.

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