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!
Lecture and reception - The Greatest Story Ever Told (in the Americas)
April 29, 2016, 7pm
You are invited to an experiential reflection with Dr. Jeanette Rodriguez as she leads us through the narrative of the Guadalupe event as well as the significance of the symbols on the icon and its theological significance.
Brown Bag Lunch & Conversation
Reflections on Photography
May 12, 2016, 12:00 noon
Join us for a conversation with Marydorsey Wanless, Judith Sabatini and Daniel Coburn.
Demonstrations - Tri-Color Gum Bichromate over Cyanotype
Held in conjunction with the Marydorsey Wanless Retrospective Exhibition.
May 17, 2016, 12 noon - 1:30pm
A LIGHT FOR THE PAST, A LIGHT FOR THE FUTURE
May 28, 2016, 1-4pm, All Ages
Create a unique floating lantern to memorialize those who have gone before us.
2016 MULVANE ART FAIR
June 4 & 5, 2016
KLASSICS FOR KIDS FAMILY DAY
June 11, 2016, 1-4pm, All Ages
Visit the exhibition Klassics for Kids, then come to ArtLab to create your masterpieces using printmaking, drawing, painting and more! Learn more about the artists’ techniques and stories.
FREEDOM FAMILY DAY
July 9, 2016, 1-4pm, All Ages
Create a painting of what freedom you appreciate and embellish your artwork with exploding fireworks of paint using straws.
INTERNATIONAL FRIENDSHIP DAY
August 6, 2016, 1-4pm, All Ages
Create an artwork that fosters friendships and tolerance to build community. Since 2011, the United Nations have observed International Friendship Day as a move towards world peace.
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!
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.