CALENDAR

 

The Art Center is home for many community events ranging from concerts and plays to rotating art exhibits. Below is a list of upcoming events. 

 

If you would like to talk to someone about a event listed below or to schedule something at the Arts Center plese call 606.783.9857 or email rcartscenter@gmail.com. 

 

November


She: Photography by Lee Ann Paynter   
November -  Artist Lee Ann Paynter uses still photography and time-based media to investigate the ideas and agency around intolerance and acceptance. In this exhibition, She, Paynter examines feminism and the empowerment of women by exploring gender inequality and oppression. 

 

Christmas Ornament Art Class
November 18, 5:30pm -  Kim Lambert will be teaching a class on how to make quilted Christmas ornaments. The cost is $20 and supplies are included. No need to bring anything except yourself and maybe a friend or two! For questions or reservations please call 606.783.9857 or email rcartscenter@gmail.com

 

Opening Reception for "She" 

November 20 - 5pm Join us for the opening reception of our newest exhibit She: Photography by Lee Ann Paynter. Stop by an enjoy the artwork and chat with the artist. This event is free and open to the public. 

 

 

 

 

September 13, 10am-4p.m. Spend a Saturday exploring the infinite possibilities of using fabric, thread, beads and other embellishments to create your own Mini Art Quilt. Textile artist Jennifer A. Reis will lead a workshop on basic and advanced hand-worked art quilting techniques, teaching non-traditional methods of quilting, appliqué, embroidery and embellishing. Using techniques like raw appliqué, thread embroidery and quilting, and embellishing with shi-sha mirrors, beads and found objects, students will create an individually designed embellished textile artwork.  All techniques are hand-worked, emphasizing non-traditional sewing and quilting, and is open to sewing novices and experts alike.  All supplies will be provided, although participants are encouraged to bring special embellishments and mementos toincorporate into their work. The cost of the class is $30 and is limited to 10 students. You don't want to miss out on this unique class. Reserve a spot today, call 606.783.9857 or email rcartscenter@gmail.com.

Morehead Arts & Eats Festival 
September 20, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Join us in downtown Morehead for a day of family fun. There will be children's art activities and art demonstrations on the Arts Center lawn. Arts & craft vendors, music, food and lots of fun will also be a part of the festivities. For more information go to www.moreheadartsandeats.com or call 606.783.9857,  email rcartscenter@gmail.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

December


She: Photography by Lee Ann Paynter   

December -  Artist Lee Ann Paynter uses still photography and time-based media to investigate the ideas and agency around intolerance and acceptance. In this exhibition, She, Paynter examines feminism and the empowerment of women by exploring gender inequality and oppression. 

 

Hometown Holidays

December 6, 5pm - This annual event is sure to fill you with some holiday spirit. Join us as the local downtown businesses open their doors for extended hours. Be sure to stop by the Rowan County Arts Center for special music and refreshments!