September Final Friday
Sep
29
6:00pm 6:00pm

September Final Friday

"Abstract Impressionist Prairie Views" by Charles Baughman; "CityArts Student & Instructor Exhibition" by various artists; "Bounded Not Boundaries" by Envision artists; "Clubhouse Lunch: a Mysterious Land of Pictures" by John Pirtle; "Social Change" street photography exhibition

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CityArts Cupcake Challenge
Aug
5
12:00pm12:00pm

CityArts Cupcake Challenge

The CityArts Cupcake Challenge is a fundraiser to support CityArts' programming to underserved populations in the community.

Saturday, Aug. 5  |  12-3 p.m.  |  Main Gallery  |  Admission limited to 100 attendees

Contestants with the best cupcake recipe can submit their cupcake to be judged by a panel of local foodies. Three categories will be open for entries.

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Donuts with Dad
Jun
17
10:00am10:00am

Donuts with Dad

Collaborate with dad on a fun art project. Participants will create crazy pinwheels and cross-stitched ties and bowties while enjoying tasty donuts.

Saturday, June 17  |  10-11:30 a.m.

Enrollment fee: $5 for kids, accompanying adults are free*
*Accompanying adults who wish to create their own project must pay a $5 enrollment fee

Limited spots available in each workshop.
Call (316) 350-3245 to reserve your spot — no online enrollments!

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May
24
5:30pm 5:30pm

Painting a Self-Portrait with Mixed Media Workshop

In this time of posting "selfies," this workshop will help you create a self-portrait the old fashion way by using different waterbed painting media in conjunction with some dry media. The objective of this project is to use the anatomy of the your face in order to produce a likeness by staying painterly and not photographic. The work will be executed on canvas masonite board or heavy 140LBS and up paper.

Wednesday, May 24  /  5:30-8:30 p.m.  /  $30  /  There will be a $15 material fee due before the workshop  /  Call 350-3245 to enroll

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May
23
5:30pm 5:30pm

Painting Acrylics with Palette Knives Workshop

In this workshop, you will create a representational image by applying acrylic paint with a palette knife on a primed masonite board. The paint will be applied impasto in order to foster material buildup to achieve tactility. The project emphasizes the interplay of line and shape in conjunction with pattern and visual texture in a polychromatic application based on color harmonies and value contrasts.

Tuesday, May 23/  5:30-8:30 p.m.  /  $30  /  There will be a $15 material fee due before the workshop  /  Call 350-3245 to enroll

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May
17
5:30pm 5:30pm

Drawing with Pencil and Colored Pencil Workshop

In this workshop, you will create a representational image by using graphite pencils of various intensities in conjunction with colored pencils. The project emphasizes the interplay of line and shape in conjunction with pattern and visual texture in a polychromatic application based on color harmonies and value contrasts. The work will be executed on drawing paper 90LBS and up.

Wednesday, May 17/  5:30-8:30 p.m.  /  $30  /  There will be a $15 material fee due before the workshop  /  Call 350-3245 to enroll

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May
16
5:30pm 5:30pm

Drawing with Charcoal Workshop

In this workshop, you will create a representational image by using charcoal of different intensities. The project emphasizes the interplay of line and shape in conjunction with pattern and visual texture in a monochromatic application based on grayscale value system. The work will be executed on drawing paper 90LBS and up.

Tuesday, May 16  /  5:30-8:30 p.m.  /  $30  /  There will be a $15 material fee due before the workshop  /  Call 350-3245 to enroll

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May
10
5:30pm 5:30pm

Abstract Painting with Acrylics Workshop

In this workshop, you will create a representational image in an abstract manner by applying acrylic paint with brushes, knives and sponges on a primed masonite board or canvas. The paint will be applied impasto and in glazes. The project emphasizes the interplay of line and shape in conjunction with pattern and visual texture in a polychromatic application based on color harmonies and value contrasts.

Wednesday, May 10  /  5:30-8:30 p.m.  /  $30  /  There will be a $15 material fee due before the workshop  /  Call 350-3245 to enroll

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May
9
5:30pm 5:30pm

Painting a Self-Portrait with Mixed Media Workshop

In this time of posting "selfies," this workshop will help you create a self-portrait the old fashion way by using different waterbed painting media in conjunction with some dry media. The objective of this project is to use the anatomy of the your face in order to produce a likeness by staying painterly and not photographic. The work will be executed on canvas masonite board or heavy 140LBS and up paper.

Tuesday, May 9  /  5:30-8:30 p.m.  /  $30  /  There will be a $15 material fee due before the workshop  /  Call 350-3245 to enroll

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May
3
5:30pm 5:30pm

Painting Acrylics with Palette Knives Workshop

In this workshop, you will create a representational image by applying acrylic paint with a palette knife on a primed masonite board. The paint will be applied impasto in order to foster material buildup to achieve tactility. The project emphasizes the interplay of line and shape in conjunction with pattern and visual texture in a polychromatic application based on color harmonies and value contrasts.

Wednesday, May 3  /  5:30-8:30 p.m.  /  $30  /  There will be a $15 material fee due before the workshop  /  Call 350-3245 to enroll

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May
2
5:30pm 5:30pm

Drawing with Pencil and Colored Pencil Workshop

In this workshop, you will create a representational image by using graphite pencils of various intensities in conjunction with colored pencils. The project emphasizes the interplay of line and shape in conjunction with pattern and visual texture in a polychromatic application based on color harmonies and value contrasts. The work will be executed on drawing paper 90LBS and up.

Tuesday, May 2  /  5:30-8:30 p.m.  /  $30  /  There will be a $15 material fee due before the workshop  /  Call 350-3245 to enroll

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May
1
6:00pm 6:00pm

Handmade Ceramic Bowls Workshop (Day 2/2)

No experience necessary! In this 2-week workshop, you will have the option to make either one large or two small bowls, perfect for a gift or an addition to your home. Stamping, carving, glazing and other skills will be taught. All supplies included.

Mondays, April 24 & May 1  /  6-8 p.m.  /  $45  /  Call 350-3245 to enroll

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Apr
24
6:00pm 6:00pm

Handmade Ceramic Bowls Workshop (Day 1/2)

No experience necessary! In this 2-week workshop, you will have the option to make either one large or two small bowls, perfect for a gift or an addition to your home. Stamping, carving, glazing and other skills will be taught. All supplies included.

Mondays, April 24 & May 1  /  6-8 p.m.  /  $45  /  Call 350-3245 to enroll

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Apr
8
10:00am10:00am

Expressive Arts: Art Swap

Take a few minutes to ignore all of the incoming signals and create an outgoing tangible one instead. During this stimulating collaborative class, you will learn how to carve print blocks and will create and exchange limited edition original prints within a group of (new) friends.

1 day  |  4/8  |  Saturday  |  10 a.m.-Noon  |  V. Koepsel  |  $20

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March Final Friday
Mar
31
6:00pm 6:00pm

March Final Friday

On view March 31-April 22, 2017
Final Friday hours: 6-8 p.m.

Main & Main Hall Galleries: 2017 Congressional Art Show, a special exhibition of artwork from area high school students; Boardroom & Balcony Galleries: Myriad by Friends University senior art students

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