February is the month of diversity and love at our little studio on C-Street. Come visit us and see why…
We Heart Art!
In recognition of African American Heritage Month, we kicked off February with our First Friday Open House, featuring VOICE: An Exhibition of Heritage. This show featured 9 artists of color, from Springfield and the surrounding region. We were pleased to have had a packed house and many came out to enjoy live music by the very talented Jin J X. First Friday Events are free and open to the all ages of the public. The next First Friday reception will be on March 4th from 6:30 to 9 pm, featuring Amorphous, an exhibition of prints by artist Aaron Ivie and the live music of Mackenzie Schneider.
We have some great events coming up during this month! Check out our class calendar to view details on Valentine’s Day events, Artivities After School Program, Art and Music for Little’s and our Ceramics and Painting Classes.
Valentines Day Classes
We are pleased to have several days set aside for Valentine’s day at the studio and we are offering special deals for all classes. See our class calendar to view specific classes, prices, days and times. Heart and Love themed events are offered throughout the entire month of February.
House Concert: Patrick Mureithi
Join us for Patrick Mureithi, live and in person for an intimate concert featuring songs from his album This I Believe. Mureithi is a Kenyan documentary filmmaker and singer-songwriter who lives in Springfield, Mo. His album, This I Believe, is a collection of original songs that are influenced by Folk, Delta Blues and Reggae.
Doors for this event open at 6 pm. Concert begins at 7 pm. A donation, to the artist, of $10 is suggested for this event. Registration is free, but seating is limited. Walk in’s welcome as space allows. Guests are invited to bring their own beverages of choice. For your convenience, we provide glasses, cork screw, bottle opener and refrigerator.
We are happy to have guest artists Holly Goodwin and Linda Passeri back this month in two very special classes. Goodwin will teach a fun painting class for beginner and novice painters on the 20th and Passeri will teach the sgraffito technique in clay on the 26th. See our class calendar for more information.