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. 

March

 

Pieces of Our Lives, Borders of Our Love
March – Come celebrate National Quilt Month and Women’s History Month with us! This Fuse the Muse exhibit features poetry by the Carter County Poetry Society and quilt art by Nancy Sartor and Linda Lowe. The quilts and quilt art is on display now through April 3.


Art Class: Paper Folding 


March 25 – 5:30-7:30pm Iris Folding originated in Holland in the 1700’s. Join instructor Donna Lemley-Jordan to learn this unique technique for creating exquisite designs from folded strips of paper. We will make greeting cards and see how these designs can be used to make book covers, scrapbook pages, and framed art work. The cost is $20 and all supplies are included.


Art Class: Painted Ceramic Tiles

March 31 – 5 p.m. Join instructor Donna Lemley-Jordan for an evening of play and creativity with alcohol inks, eye droppers, drinking straws, canned air, and felt pad applicators (no paint brushes in sight!) Create lovely wall plaques, trivets, or coasters. The cost is $30 and all supplies are included. Space is limited, reserve early by calling 606.783.9857 or by email: rcartscenter@gmail.com 

 

April


"First Friday -- Rowan County Crafted, Art, Produce, and More"

April 3 - 4pm-7pm, Join us on the lawn of the Rowan County Arts Center the first Friday of April, May, June, September & October. The event will include items crafted or produced in Rowan County including food, produce, arts and crafts, soap, candles, music, books and more. Vendor spaces are limited and available for ten dollars each. There is no charge for admission and the community is welcome. Additional information available from the Rowan County Arts Center at 783-9857 or rcartscenter@gmail.com.

 

 

 

Art Class: Hammered Copper Earrings #3

February 27, 5:30pm - 8:00pm - Join instructor Luann Parkansky for an evening of creativity and jewelry making. The cost is $30 and all supplies are included. Space is limited, reserve early by calling 606.783.9857 or emailing rcartscenter@gmail.com

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

April (continued)


Morehead Theatre Guild Presents: Witness for the Prosecution 

April 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, & 26 - The show starts at 7:30pm on Friday and Saturday evenings and at 2:00pm on Sundays. Tickets will be available for purchase in advance at the Rowan County Arts Center starting April 1 or at the door. To reserve your tickets call 606.783.9857 or email rcartscenter@gmail.com

 
Art Class: Not So Still Life: Drawing What You See

April 28 & May 5 - 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Learn how to draw what you see through skills like gesture, blind contour, value, and "merry go around" drawing techniques.  Additionally, participants will learn traditional drawing skills like measuring with tools such as pencils and grids.  Students will work off a dramatically lit still life set up on the theatre stage at the center.  All supplies are included, and students can take their sketchbooks home to practice their drawing skills.  Instructor: Jennifer A. Reis, BFA in drawing/printmaking, MA in studio art. The cost is $25 per person per class and all supplies are provided.

 

Art Class: Paint Night with Toni Hobbs #2

March 18 - 5:30-7:30pm. Looking for a fun night out? Come join us (bring a friend & your favorite beverage) for a full evening of painting with instructor Toni Hobbs. The cost of this course is $20 and all supplies are included. An 11x14 canvas is provided, but you are welcome to BYOC (Bring Your Own Canvas)! The theme is Fireflies. Space is limited, reserve your spot by calling 606.783.9857 or email: rcartscenter@gmail.com

 

May

 

"First Friday -- Rowan County Crafted, Art, Produce, and More"

May 1 - 4pm-7pm, Join us on the lawn of the Rowan County Arts Center the first Friday of April, May, June, September & October. The event will include items crafted or produced in Rowan County including food, produce, arts and crafts, soap, candles, music, books and more. Vendor spaces are limited and available for ten dollars each. There is no charge for admission and the community is welcome. Additional information available from the Rowan County Arts Center at 783-9857 or rcartscenter@gmail.com.