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June 2018

ArtZeum! Kids’ Exhibit: Outer Space!

June 1 - July 29
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States

Our ArtZeum! Interactive Kids' Exhibit is free to the public and fun for kids of all ages. ArtZeum is an annual interactive children’s arts exhibit. It includes multiple interconnected stations where kids can learn about the arts through play and hands-on activities. The 2018 theme is “Outer Space". ArtZeum emphasizes the important concepts of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Maths are combined to provide a rewarding gallery experience to children of all ages. The exhibit includes poetry and writing,…

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Camp Creativity 2

June 18 @ 9:30 AM - June 22 @ 12:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$80

3 Camps in 1- Art, Music & Drama! Campers will spend an hour each day with each art form. Camp concludes with an art show and play for parents. Days: Monday - Friday Dates: June 18 - 22 Times: 9:30 - 12:30 Ages: 6 - 12  

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Super Hero Camp

June 18 @ 1:00 PM - June 20 @ 3:30 PM
The Forum, 2120 Speedway Ave
Wichita Falls, TX 76308 United States
$60

Children will participate in Super Hero training- not only will they hone their creative super powers, they'll make some fantastic art projects! Days: Monday - Wednesday Dates: June 18 - 20 Times: 1:00 - 3:30 Ages: 5 - 10  

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Oil Painting For Young Adults

June 19 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 31, 2018

The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$80

Here's a fun introduction to oil painting for the middle school and high school student. This class is built for the art student who hasn't had a chance to work with oil paint due to class length at their schools. Our instructor has her Masters in Fine Art, Painting, and has led a number of classes for younger artists so that they can try a new medium but still have guidance from an experienced instructor. All supplies, including brushes, are…

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ArtZeum Summer Camp Saturdays

June 23 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until August 4, 2018

The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
FREE

Join us on eight Saturdays this summer for this FREE summer camp opportunity. Presented in conjunction with the Wichita Falls Alliance for Art and Culture, this camp is a part of ArtZeum: Outer Space! Work on “space” themed art projects each Saturday Create different pieces that will be included in an outdoor sculpture exhibited on the Kemp grounds Learn to make an art project you can take home and recreate at home on your own Attend all eight (8) days,…

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Sunday Hours (The Kemp: 12:30 – 4:00 PM)

June 24
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

The KEMP is open Sundays from 12:30 - 4:00 PM Sunday is the perfect time to stop in with the family and explore our galleries, our interactive children's exhibits, and the sculpture garden. As always, free to the public.

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“DRAWING FROM THE IMAGINATION” Master Class Program

June 25 @ 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until June 28, 2018

An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until June 28, 2018

One event on June 25, 2018 at 1:00pm

The Forum, 2120 Speedway Ave
Wichita Falls, TX 76308 United States
$12.50 – $70.00

This master class for teens (ages 13-19) uses the science of anatomy to create and draw mythical creatures with scientific accuracy! Master draftsman Michael Hensley utilizes his extensive knowledge of existing anatomy to design complex fantasy creatures such as dragons, griffins, hydras and more. This program is offered in eight sections. Students can register for a single session, blocks of four (Dragons or Bestiary), or all eight sessions. Please see the table below for all the sessions offered and pricing. …

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Star Wars Camp

June 25 @ 1:00 PM - June 29 @ 3:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$80

Ready to be a Jedi? Spend a week training in the ways of the Force with Light Saber training, learning to draw Star Wars characters, playing Jedi games and working with other recruits to solve missions. Sith Lords welcome too! May the force be with us! Days: Monday - Friday Dates: June 25 - 29 Times: 1:00 - 3:30 Ages: 9 - 13  

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Palette to Palate: Yvonne Sternadel

June 25 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
The Forum, 2120 Speedway Ave
Wichita Falls, TX 76308 United States
$65.00

Join us for our next Palette to Palate featuring the artwork of Yvonne Sternadel in the Galleria At The Forum.  Enjoy a relaxed meal, check out the latest exhibit and meet the artist, all in the beautiful setting of the gallery. Dinner catering TBA (check back for updated info). B.Y.O.B. (beer and wine only) Reservations required by June 21.  Limited seating.

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July 2018

CLOSED for The Fourth of July

July 4

We will be closed to observe Independence Day.

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Sculpture Garden After Dark

July 5 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until October 4, 2018

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

Sculpture Garden After Dark is a family-friendly, pet-friendly stop as part of the After Hours Artwalk of Downtown. Hop a trolley, take a stroll, or drive down to experience this art and ambiance for yourself. Bring your own blanket, bag chair, and buddy and come listen to live music amongst our artwork in the Sculpture Garden! Live music starts at 6 pm. BYOB (beer and wine only)—picnics welcomed!

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Painting with Kaye Franklin

July 6 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating until July 6, 2018

One event on August 10, 2018 at 10:00am

The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$66.00

Join noted Graham artist Kaye Franklin for her instructional class for intermediate to advanced level oil /acrylic or pastel art. 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 demonstrated by Kaye…

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Anime Art Camp Beginners

July 9 @ 10:00 AM - July 13 @ 12:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$90

Youth will explore some of anime's history while learning the basics of drawing faces, expressions, and more! Days: Monday - Friday Dates: July 9 - 13 Times: 10:00 - 12:00 Ages: 10 and up  

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Anime Art Camp Advanced

July 9 @ 1:00 PM - July 13 @ 3:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$90

For those who have already taken the Beginners Camp- this camp will explore shading, alternate perspectives, and more! We'll also highlight some manga artists. Days: Monday - Friday Dates: July 9 - 13 Times: 1:00 - 3:00 Ages: 12 and up  

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Sounds of Speedway: Fun Pianos! by 176 Keys

July 12 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The Forum, 2120 Speedway Ave
Wichita Falls, TX 76308 United States
$20.00 – $25.00

To celebrate our 5th season of Sounds of Speedway we're bringing back some of our most popular performers. Tonight: Fun Pianos! by 176 Keys This is an amazingly entertaining dueling pianos event. Audience participation is a must! Tickets: $20 in advance / $25 at the door Season tickets on sale through April 18 (6 tickets for $100-can be used at any show) Tables: $150 for 6 seats (reserved seating) B.Y.O.B. (beer & wine) Gypsy Kit food available at all concerts…

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