Upcoming Events

Museum Happenings

There's no shortage of artistic endeavors on tap in the Mulvane events calendar. You'll find stuff for kids, families and adults...all with an artistic bent. Keep checking back for updates - planning for the next big thing is always underway!

Brown Bag Conversation with artist Zak Barnes
August 31, 2016, Noon-1pm
Lawrence artist Zak Barnes and three Topeka figure painters, Barbara Waterman-Peters, Brad LeDuc, and Ye Wang, professor of painting at Washburn, will discuss the joys and challenges of telling stories in paint.

Oatmeal Family Day
September 3, 2016, 1-4pm, All Ages
Oatmeal Day celebrates the trademark of Quaker Oats on September 4, 1877! The owners of the company selected the “figure of a man in Quaker garb” as a symbol of good quality and honest value! Come to ArtLab and create a work of art from an oatmeal carton and other unique cartons and tubes.
Join us for a Drum Circle from 2 pm-3 pm. Kolby Koczanowski (from the Toy Store) will lead us in song and sound!
FREE!

Art & Bicycles!  Washburn University Homecoming
October 29, 2016, 1-4pm, All Ages
Show your bicycle spirit! You will decorate your bike, trike or wagon with streamers, playing cards, balloons and more.  We will talk about Bike Safety and have a short Homecoming bike parade around campus, weather permitting.
FREE!

Tapestry Talk
November 1, 2016, 6-8pm
Join area weavers and fiber artists from the Potwin Fiber Artisans, Topeka Weavers and Spinners Guild and others as we discuss the works in the American Tapestry Biennial exhibition.

Tapestry Time Family Day
November 12, 2016, 1-4pm, All Ages
See some spinning and weaving demonstrations and try your hand at finger-weaving.  Enjoy different ways to weave using paper and off-beat materials!
FREE!

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