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Columbus Museum Calendar of Events—November-December Calendar of Events

Oct 28, 2017

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October 27, 2017                                                                                                                                                                            

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Columbus Museum Calendar of Events--November-December Calendar of Events as of October 27, 2017

 

For a full, updated listing of events, visit: http://www.columbusmuseum.com/calendar

 

NOVEMBER

 

Thursday, November 9

NEW! Voices and Visions

6-7:30 p.m. | FREE

Topic: Community Conversation with the Arts–Quilting and Fiber Arts

Featuring: Dawn Williams Boyd, Renee Allen, and Linda Camp

“Voices & Visions” will create a conversation with our community and a panel of arts professionals. This session will feature two artists from And Still We Rise and a local quilt maker and historian. During this program, we will explore each panelists’ personal histories with quilts and fiber arts, as well as the stories their works tell and the processes behind them.

 

Saturday, November 11

Parent and Child Class: Paper Batik Quilt

Open during regular museum hours

(Ages 5-8 years & caregivers)

Instructor: Lesley Jakovcic

Work together as a family to create your own paper batik quilt and learn new art making techniques! Participants will learn about the origins of batik, visit the And Still We Rise exhibit, and get hands-on in the studio. Using crayons, paper, and shoe polish, participants will design and create their own paper quilt squares, then join together their work with other family members to create a paper batik quilt to take home and display.

$12 Members/$15 Non-members. Register online by November 3.

 

Tuesday, November 14

LOOK! @ Lunchtime

12:15-12:30 p.m. | FREE

“LOOK! @ Lunchtime” is a collaborative viewing exercise and dialogue centered on works of art from the Museum’s permanent collection. Jonathan Frederick Walz, Director of Curatorial Affairs & Curator of American Art, will facilitate LOOK! discussions every second Tuesday. Each month a new object will be explored.

Featured object: David Gilmour Blythe, Land of Liberty, ca. 1858–60

 

Thursday, November 16

Fashioned for FLOTUS: The Alma Thomas-Michelle Obama Quilt

Noon-1 p.m. | FREE

Featuring: Cathy Fussell

In 2016, master quilt maker Cathy Fussell was asked by the Congressional Club in Washington, D.C. to make a quilt to be presented to First Lady Michelle Obama at the annual First Lady’s Luncheon. The quilt was inspired by the art of Columbus native Alma Thomas, a favorite of the former First Lady. In this session Cathy will share her inspiration, process, and trip to Washington for the presentation of the finished piece.

If you are interested in purchasing a $10 lunch, please contact the Education Dept. at

edu@columbusmuseum.com by Monday, November 13. Sponsored by the 10”x10” Art for Education Fund.

 

DECEMBER

 

Thursday, December 7

Crafting Power Hour: Indigo Dyed Scarves

5:30–6:30 P.M.

Get your craft on! Each Power Hour will allow you to get hands-on with a variety of materials and create a work you can take home. All materials are included in the cost. Space is limited and registration is required.

Register online by November 30 or contact: Abbie Edens, edu@columbusmuseum.com, 706.748.2562 ext. 650

$15 Museum member/ $20 future member

 

Friday, December 8

NEW! Young Art Patrons’ Holiday Highball

7–10 P.M.

Reminiscent of the pre-prohibition era, prepare for an evening featuring local bartenders competing in the art of mixology, sample craft cocktails, hors d’oeuvres by The Wicked Hen, and live music. Cast your vote for the best cocktail and experience a showdown finale in a cocktail Chopped-style competition.

Register online by December 1; Contact: Sarah Tinsley, stinsley@columbusmuseum.com, 706.748.2562 ext. 542

$50 per ticket/$90 for two tickets

 

Tuesday, December 12

LOOK! @ Lunchtime

12:15-12:30 p.m. | FREE

“LOOK! @ Lunchtime” is a collaborative viewing exercise and dialogue centered on works of art from the Museum’s permanent collection. Jonathan Frederick Walz, Director of Curatorial Affairs & Curator of American Art, will facilitate LOOK! discussions every second Tuesday. Each month a new object will be explored.

 

Saturday, December 16

Teen Holiday Ornament Glassblowing Workshop

10 A.M., NOON, 2 P.M. & 4 P.M.

Instructor: Kelly Robertson

Participants will be guided on a step-by-step process to create their own blown glass orna­ments. Ornaments will be ready for pick up one hour after the completion of the class.

Register online by December 10 or Contact: Abbie Edens, edu@columbusmuseum.com, 706.748.2562 ext. 650

$25 per person; Scholarship funds are available for teen workshops.

 

Sunday, December 17

Holiday Ornament Glassblowing Workshop

1 P.M. & 3 P.M.

Instructor: Kelly Robertson, Calvary Glass

Heat up the holidays at The Columbus Museum with this special art-making class. Glass artist, Kelly Robertson, will instruct participants on how to make their own blown glass ornament. Spaces are limited and registration is required.

Register online by December 10 or Contact: Abbie Edens, edu@columbusmuseum.com, 706.748.2562 ext. 650

$45 Museum member/ $55 future member

 

Friday, December 22

NEW! Open Studio

10 A.M.-NOON | FREE

Each Open Studio session gives families the opportunity to explore unique art making methods and materials. Join us as we turn the Museum into a winter wonderland! Participants will discover a process to create their own snow and will be sent on a gallery scavenger hunt to celebrate the season. Each participant will go home with a bag of the snow he/she created and a recipe to create snow at home! Recommended for ages 3 and up. This program is free and open to families with children of all ages. No registration is required.

Contact: edu@columbusmuseum.com for more information.

 

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