November This Fuse the Muse project explores the fears some children have about having a haircut. Danny is afraid that having a haircut is like getting his finger cut, and other injuries that he has been warn about. Danielle helps him face this fear. Come ad enjoy this life lesson complete with beautiful illustrations.
Fabric Ornament Making
December 3, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Get ready to add some more fun to your Christmas Tree! We will teach you how with these handmade ornaments constructed from fabric, pins and ribbon. It's a great way to start the holiday season and also a wonderful gift ideas. The cost is $20 and all materials are provided. For more info or to register call 606.783.9857 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Danny and Danielle's First Haircut Presentation & Reception
November 6, 6 -8 p.m. Come and join these Fuse the Muse artists as they present their book and illustrations. After the event there will be refreshments and a chance to mingle with the artists.
December 7, 5 - 8 p.m. Come celebrate the holiday season with us. Things will start off with our tree lighting led by J.D. Reeder portraying one of Rowan County's famous faces of the past. There will be live music, refreshments and a Fuse the Muse exhibit in our Main Gallery. There will also be plenty of holiday cheer to go around!
Call to Artists -- Fuse the Muse Grants Informational Meeting
December 11, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. There will be an informational gathering for the last round of “Fuse the Muse” grants in the auditorium. The goal of Fuse the Muse is to produce a series of multi-media events and workshops over the next two years where the combined efforts will be showcased at the Arts Center. Visual arts will be exhibited in our galleries, musical creations performed, stories told, poetry read, plays presented, perhaps even dances performed in the auditorium and workshops executed in the classroom. Publishing a magazine or book, CDs and DVDs of the end results are our goals as well. The lists of possibilities are endless. The deadline for applications is Friday, January 10, 2014. Applications can be obtained during the informational meeting, at the Arts Center or online at www.rcartscenter.org. Call 606.783.9857 for information concerning this meeting or the grants.
Zendoodles for Beginners
January 9, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. - If you looking to join in the Zendoodles craze, here's your chance! Luann Parkansky will be on hand to teach you the basics to this fancy doodling and get you started in the fun and relaxation. The cost is $20 and all materials are provided. Call 606.783.9857 or email email@example.com to register or for more information.
Fuse the Muse Grant Application Grant Deadline
January 10 - Fuse the Muse grant applications must be to the Arts Center by close of business. Applications will be reviewed by a committee of artisans to determine acceptance into the program. Participants will be notified by Friday, February 14, 2014. Applications can be obtained at the Arts Center or online at www.rcartscenter.org. Call 606.783.9857 for information.
January 16, 5:30 - 7:30 - If you’ve been doodling for a while, here is your chance to take it to the next level. You will learn new patterns and techniques along with using the basics you've already learned. Participants will also complete a special project. The cost is $20 and all materials are provided. Call 606.783.9857 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register or for more information.
Back in Time...Remembering Rowan’s Past: A Conversation with Judge John Rowan, Colonel John Hargis,
and Isabella Oxley January 25 and February 1, 7 p.m. - Local historian and storyteller J. D. Reeder introduces the first in a series of engaging conversations with historic characters from Rowan County’s colorful past by bringing together Judge John Rowan of Bardstown, for whom our county was named, Colonel John Hargis, our first community entrepreneur, and Isabella Oxley, Morehead’s first landowner. Sometimes droll and eccentric, often thoughtful and even tragic, but always appealing, these self-portraits will both delight and enlighten as they take you back into yesterday. There will also be live music, hot beverage and desserts. Tickets are $10. They will be on sale at the Arts Center beginning January 2, reserve by calling 606.783.9857 or can be purchased at the door.