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The Kemp

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1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
(940) 767-2787

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March 2017
$10.00

Youth Drawing

March 27 @ 4:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Weekly on the same day until May 29, 2017
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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Each Month youth (ages 9-13) will learn the essentials of drawing in a fun, engaging class. Every class will build skill in line, value, shading and perspective. Each week's lesson will focus on a different subject matter. cost: $10/week, billed monthly (if registering month by month) discounts apply if you register for the entire school year (9 months), please see the class registration page for more details.

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$10.00

Elementary Art

March 28 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Weekly on the same day until May 26, 2017
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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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. cost: $10/week, billed monthly (if registering month by month) discounts apply if you register for the entire school year (9 months), please see the class registration page for more details.

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$10

Advanced Youth Art

March 30 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Weekly on the same day until May 25, 2017
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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This class is structured for older students who are ready for more challenging art projects and concepts. Students will study a variety of subjects and materials. cost: $10/week, billed monthly (if registering month by month) discounts apply if you register for the entire school year (9 months), please see the class registration page for more details.

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April 2017
FREE

Sculpture Garden After Dark

April 6 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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Join us for our first Sculpture Garden After Dark featuring singer/songwriter, Sej Miles. Sculpture Garden After Dark is a relaxed evening on the Kemp grounds in which guests enjoy live music, art, ambiance, and fellowship with other guests. Grab your blanket or bag chair, your favorite bottle of drink (beer or wine only), and your buddy and meet us in the garden!

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$85.00

Advanced Stoneware Mosaic Tile with Carol Castro

April 8 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday that begins at 2017-04-08 10:00 AM and lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-04-08 2:00,
and An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 6, 2017
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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Carol Castro will instruct students how to make stoneware tile in a mosaic format from raw ceramic clay for a platform (wood, concrete, backer board) of their choosing using advanced methods. Students may make textured tile, create stamped and relief tiles, turn a photo into a mosaic, use Zentangle to make wild, wacky mosaics, or try your hand at piping clay through a pastry bag onto tile. And that’s just in just the first session! Students will receive tile at…

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$60.00

Artistic Glass Fusing

April 8 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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Come experience kiln fired glass! In this class, you will create 3 fused glass tiles that come together as one fabulous frame are piece. We will explore with different glass elements such as glass powders, frits and stringers. These tiles will be fired at the class. We will have a break to allow the glass to cool and return to finish. Each project will be framed and ready to hang. Supply fee Paid to instructor at time of class $15…

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$66.00

Kaye Franklin Workshop

April 14 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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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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FREE

Studio Saturday April: Pop In For Easter!

April 15 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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“Pop in for Easter”: A whole new way to decorate Easter Eggs–Bubble Wrap! Paint a fun design on your bubble wrap to transfer to a paper egg. This project has you working in reverse and is a fun way to encourage visual thinking to create a desired end product. 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…

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Garage Sale: Celebrate World Art Day

April 15 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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April 15th is World Art Day and to celebrate we're hosting a garage sale with only art and craft items for sale: paint, yarn, patterns, buttons, canvas... you name it, we've got it!   This is a great opportunity to try your hand at something new without having to spend a lot of money to do so AND you'll be supporting our Education Department at the same time.   All money raised will go to purchase some big ticket items for…

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$45.00

All About Acrylics: April – Windmill

April 20 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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Bring your pals and have a blast in this adult acrylic 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”, so bring your favorite adult beverage and prepare to have fun. All supplies are included in the registration fee.

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$35.00

Painting with Prismacolors: Daisies

April 22 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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Celebrate Earth Day this year by spending a Saturday with veteran Prismacolor artist Pat Wearth as she leads you through the “pencil painting” process. This is a wonderful class for the artist and non-artist alike, so don’t let the “I-can’t-draw-a-straight-line-syndrome” keep you from enjoying this class! Create beautiful bouquet of daisies, similar to the one pictured in just a few hours! Students need to bring their own prismacolor pencils.  There is an additional supply fee payable to the teacher on…

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May 2017
FREE

Sculpture Garden After Dark

May 4 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on October 5, 2017
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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Sculpture Garden After Dark is a relaxed evening on the Kemp grounds in which guests enjoy live music, art, ambiance, and fellowship with other guests. Grab your blanket or bag chair, your favorite bottle of drink (beer or wine only), and your buddy and meet us in the garden!

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$66.00

Kaye Franklin Painting Workshop

May 12 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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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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FREE

Sculpture Garden

May 13
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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Event details to be announced. Visit our Sculpture Garden page for more information on the exhibit.

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FREE

Studio Saturday!

May 20 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on September 16, 2017
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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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.  All ages are welcome and the event is FREE! (children must be accompanied by an adult)

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ArtZeum: 100 Years And Beyond!

May 26 - July 23
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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To celebrate the 100th anniversary of The Kemp building, our ArtZeum Interactive Kids' Exhibit will bring to life the history of the railroad in Wichita Falls! Join us for a fun-filled hands-on experience. Learn about art, poetry, music, and the amazing history of trains in North Texas.

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June 2017
$80.00

Camp Creativity I

June 5 @ 9:30 AM - June 9 @ 12:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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3 Camps in 1 – Art, Music & Drama! Our theme this year is transportation. Camp concludes with an art show and play for parents. Campers will receive an "I Art The Arts Council" t-shirt with their registration. The Arts Council strives to be inclusive and as such, we welcome special needs children.  Please be sure to contact our education coordinator regarding any special needs your child might have and we will make every effort to provide appropriate instruction that…

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$80.00

Drawing Camp

June 12 @ 10:00 AM - June 16 @ 12:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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Campers will learn a variety of drawing techniques and tools. Camp will begin with technique instruction and end with several wonderful art pieces created by your child. Campers will receive an "I Art The Arts Council" t-shirt with their registration. The Arts Council strives to be inclusive and as such, we welcome special needs children.  Please be sure to contact our education coordinator regarding any special needs your child might have and we will make every effort to provide appropriate…

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$80.00

Spy Camp

June 19 @ 1:00 PM - June 23 @ 3:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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Art can be full of mysteries! For instance, it is believed that there is music written within Da Vinci's "Last Supper".   Learn how secret messages were hidden in pieces of art and then create your own! Campers will receive an "I Art The Arts Council" t-shirt with their registration. The Arts Council strives to be inclusive and as such, we welcome special needs children.  Please be sure to contact our education coordinator regarding any special needs your child might…

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$80.00

Camp Creativity 2

June 26 @ 9:30 AM - June 30 @ 12:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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3 Camps in 1 – Art, Music & Drama! Our theme this year is transportation. Camp concludes with an art show and play for parents. Campers will receive an "I Art The Arts Council" t-shirt with their registration. The Arts Council strives to be inclusive and as such, we welcome special needs children.  Please be sure to contact our education coordinator regarding any special needs your child might have and we will make every effort to provide appropriate instruction that…

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July 2017
$60.00

Super Hero Art Camp

July 5 @ 1:00 PM - July 7 @ 3:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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Kids will participate in Super Hero Training: not only will they hone their creative super powers, they'll make some fantastic art projects! Campers will receive an "I Art The Arts Council" t-shirt with their registration. The Arts Council strives to be inclusive and as such, we welcome special needs children.  Please be sure to contact our education coordinator regarding any special needs your child might have and we will make every effort to provide appropriate instruction that enhances the experiences…

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$90.00

Anime Art Camp: Beginners

July 10 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Daily until July 14, 2017
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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Explore the history of anime while learning the basics of drawing faces, expressions, and more! Campers will receive an "I Art The Arts Council" t-shirt with their registration. The Arts Council strives to be inclusive and as such, we welcome special needs children.  Please be sure to contact our education coordinator regarding any special needs your child might have and we will make every effort to provide appropriate instruction that enhances the experiences of all our campers together.

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$90.00

Anime Art Camp: Advanced (July 10 – 14)

July 10 @ 1:00 PM - July 14 @ 3:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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For students who have experience drawing anime: Explore the history of anime while learning more advanced drawing techniques in shading, alternate perspective, and more! Campers will receive an "I Art The Arts Council" t-shirt with their registration. The Arts Council strives to be inclusive and as such, we welcome special needs children.  Please be sure to contact our education coordinator regarding any special needs your child might have and we will make every effort to provide appropriate instruction that enhances the…

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$100.00

Awesome Glass Camp

July 17 @ 9:30 AM - July 20 @ 12:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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Learn glass cutting, fusing and grouting. Campers will work on several different projects each day! Supply fee of $25 payable to the instructor is due on the first day of camp. Campers will receive an "I Art The Arts Council" t-shirt with their registration. The Arts Council strives to be inclusive and as such, we welcome special needs children.  Please be sure to contact our education coordinator regarding any special needs your child might have and we will make every…

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$120.00

Drama Camp (July 17-21 & 24-28)

July 17 @ 12:30 PM - July 21 @ 3:30 PM
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Weekly on the same day until July 28, 2017
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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Campers will learn all aspects of Theatre Arts, from audition to production, culminating in a performance for friends and family on the last day of camp. Campers must attend both weeks of camp to participate. Campers will receive an "I Art The Arts Council" t-shirt with their registration. The Arts Council strives to be inclusive and as such, we welcome special needs children.  Please be sure to contact our education coordinator regarding any special needs your child might have and…

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$80.00

Painting Camp

July 31 @ 10:00 AM - August 4 @ 12:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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Paint like the Great Masters!  Study with local artist Kim Ward as we take a close look at the different styles of some of our favorite Master Artists. Campers will receive an "I Art The Arts Council" t-shirt with their registration. The Arts Council strives to be inclusive and as such, we welcome special needs children.  Please be sure to contact our education coordinator regarding any special needs your child might have and we will make every effort to provide…

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