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December 2018

Christmas One-Act Plays @ The Kemp

December 14 @ 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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One event on December 16, 2018 at 2:30pm

One event on December 17, 2018 at 7:30pm

The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$3 – $7

Pool2gether Productions is back at The Kemp with a brand new Christmas performance! This year we'll be featuring two one-act comedies perfect for a fun-filled family activity. And remember, 50% of all proceeds from the performances go to the American Red Cross. This is a great way to enjoy a show and give back for the holidays too! Tickets are $3 for children / $7 for adults. Shows run 25 minutes each with a 10-minute intermission. 50% of all tickets…

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Studio Saturday

December 15 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
FREE

Are you looking for an opportunity for your children to explore their creative side? You provide the imagination and creativity; we'll provide the art supplies! Our monthly Studio Saturday event is free of charge. Drop in for a few minutes or the full two hours, we have a fun and artful project to work on each month.  New this year: Passport to the World of Art. Each Studio Saturday you attend will bring a new stamp in your passport book.…

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Making Art Journals

December 15 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$25

Learn to create your own personal art journal.  This is a great way to start documenting your thoughts, feelings or just everyday experience in an artful way. Supply fee: $15 payable to the instructor at the beginning of class.  All supplies included in the kit, but students may bring any personal photos or items that they might want to include.

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Class: Christmas Tree Pendant with Vanishing Pearl

December 16 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$30

Join Tamara Allison (Vanishing Pearl) in making a Christmas Tree Pendant: stitch this Christmas pendant tree using circular peyote stitch! Then attach to a simple chain with jump rings. An easy introduction to beading, with a great Christmas gift item when you’re finished. All supplies included. (This class is suitable for kids 12 and up, must be accompanied by an adult.) NOTE: Select "Classes With Vanishing Pearl" on our Available Classes page (link below) and then select your class choice…

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Youth Drawing

December 17 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, repeating until May 20, 2019

$10.00

MONDAYS, 4-5pm AGES 9-13 Each Month kids will learn the essentials of drawing in a fun, engaging class. Every class will build skill in line, value, shading and perspective. Each week will focus on a different subject matter. Please note that class is registered BY THE MONTH.

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Memories in the Making

December 18 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

The Forum, 2120 Speedway Ave
Wichita Falls, TX 76308 United States
FREE

Memories in the Making: Where Art Meets Alzheimer’s Learn how to bring the joy of creative self-expression to someone with memory loss. Memories in the Making, the Alzheimer’s Association art program for people with dementia, is a weekly one-hour art session where caregiver and loved one can take a moment to enjoy the creative release of watercolor painting. While loved ones work on their paintings, caregivers are there to capture any stories the art brings forward. All are welcome.   No…

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Elementary Art

December 18 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 21, 2019

The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$10

TUESDAYS, 4-5pm AGES 5-9 This class is specially structured for younger elementary age students, with fun and educational activities that will develop skills, interest in and awareness of a wide range of art. Students have the opportunity to explore drawing, painting, sculpting, and glass art. Please note that class is registered BY THE MONTH. DISCOUNT: $30/month if you register for the whole year and register by September 3rd

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Beginning Anime

December 18 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 21, 2019

The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$10

TUESDAYS, 4-5pm AGES 9-14 This class focuses on Original Character Development. You will learn to draw them from multiple angles, then properly color & ink. Different mediums will be used as you progress toward learning how to storyboard and panel your very own manga! Please note that class is registered BY THE MONTH.

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Advanced Anime & Manga

December 19 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 22, 2019

The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$10.00

WEDNESDAYS, 4-5pm AGES 9-18 Do you have a love for anime and manga and a drive to become a better artist? This class focuses on Original Character development of your characters, where you will learn to draw them in multiple angles and properly color and ink your art in order to lead you in the direction of writing your own manga! Several mediums will be taught in order to give the students a choice of what mediums they would like…

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Advanced Youth Art

December 20 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 16, 2019

The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$10.00

THURSDAYS, 4-5pm AGES 10-14 This class is structured for older students who are ready for slightly more challenging art projects and concepts. Students will have a variety of subjects and materials. Please note that class is registered BY THE MONTH.

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All About Acrylics at The Forum

December 20 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Forum, 2120 Speedway Ave
Wichita Falls, TX 76308 United States
$45

Join Rachel Liles, owner of “How Great Thou Art” painting studio, for this fun-filled all-levels class. Rachel will teach beginning to experienced students the basics of acrylic painting. Don’t be intimidated- Rachel will do step-by-step instructions. This class is BYOW, bring your own wine! All supplies are included. Please note this class is being held at our Forum location: 2120 Speedway, Wichita Falls Texas.

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Closed

December 24 - December 25

We will be closed for Christmas.

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CLOSED for New Year’s

December 31, 2018 - January 1, 2019

The Kemp and The Forum will be closed December 31 and January 1.  Have a happy and safe New Year!

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January 2019

Bi-Color Bracelet with Vanishing Pearl

January 3, 2019 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$25

Join Tamara Allison (Vanishing Pearl) in making a bi-color bracelet! Use a modified daisy chain stitch to create this vibrant bracelet with large accents and tiny seed beads. Finish it off with an easy button and loop closure! Students will have a choice between several color schemes. All supplies included. Suitable for kids 12 and up, must be accompanied by an adult. NOTE: Select "Classes With Vanishing Pearl" on our Available Classes page (link below) and then select your class…

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Kaye Franklin Workshop

January 4, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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One event on September 7, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on October 5, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on November 2, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 7, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on January 4, 2019 at 10:00am

The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$66

Join noted Graham, TX artist Kaye Franklin for her instructional class for intermediate to advanced level oil/ acrylic or pastel art students. Kaye chooses a different subject matter for each of her workshops: landscape, still life, etc.  The class will begin with a two-hour instruction-intensive demonstration of the selected work for the class. Class will break for lunch (on your own) then return for an afternoon of student painting under Kaye's guidance. Students may elect to paint the morning project…

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