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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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September 2017

Advanced Anime & Manga

September 20 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 23, 2018

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

Ages 9 - 14 Wednesdays, 4:00 - 5:00 cost: $10/week, billed monthly (registration is by the month) 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…

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Advanced Youth Art

September 21 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 24, 2018

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

Ages 10 - 14 Tuesdays, 4:00 - 5:00 cost: $10/week, billed monthly (registration is by the month) This class is structured for older students (10-14) who are ready for slightly more challenging art projects and concepts. Students will have a variety of subjects and materials. (NOTE: Classes are scheduled to coincide with the WFISD school year calendar.  If WFISD is closed for the day, the class will not be held.)

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All About Acrylics: Sunflower Field

September 21 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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$45

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.

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Art Glass Fusing

September 23 @ 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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$60.00

Come experience kiln fired glass. In this class, you will create 3 fused glass tiles that come together as one fabulous framed art 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. There will be a 2 hour break. $15 supply fee…

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Painting With Prismacolor: Pumpkin & Sunflower

September 23 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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$35.00

Warm sun and crisp air are brought to mind with this delightful fall picture. Spend 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. Students need to bring their own Prismacolor pencils, and there is a $5 supply fee payable to the teacher on the day of class for the…

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Youth Drawing

September 25 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

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

Ages 9 - 13 Mondays, 4:00 - 5:00 cost: $10/week, billed monthly (registration is by the month) 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. *If you're a beginner in anime and manga, please sign up for this class and indicate your interest in anime when you register* (NOTE: Classes are scheduled to coincide…

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Elementary Art

September 26 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 22, 2018

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

Ages 5 - 9 Tuesdays, 4:00 - 5:00 cost: $10/week, billed monthly (registration is by the month) This class is specially structured for younger elementary age students (5-9 years), 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. (NOTE: Classes are scheduled to coincide with the WFISD school year calendar.  If WFISD is closed for the day, the…

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Mystery Art Fest

September 29 - October 27
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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Mystery Art is an annual exhibit by local and regional artist of all levels. The artwork is donated by the artist and their name and the title of the work is hidden and becomes a mystery. Artwork is displayed in the NorthLight Gallery. Throughout the course of the exhibit, interested patrons may bid for artwork in silent auction.  If a piece meets the highest silent auction bid possible it goes to live auction on the night of Mystery Art Fest.  During the…

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October 2017

Sculpture Garden After Dark / After Hours Artwalk

October 5 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until October 5, 2017

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

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! BYOB (beer and wine only)—picnics welcomed!

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Kaye Franklin Painting Workshop

October 6 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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$66.00

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

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Fused Glass Jewelry

October 7 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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$115.00

Experience the hottest new glass class! Learn to make your own designer fused glass jewelry. Explore the ancient glass techniques while using space age dichroic glass. You will learn glass cutting, layering, full fusing, tack fusing, and wire wrapping. Students will create on average 6-8 pieces depending on the size. Great for gifts! $30 supply fee payable to instructor at class There will be a lunch break

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Which Witch Would You Wish?

October 7 @ 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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$55

Spooky, sweet or mean ol’ hag,/You better be ready with a candy bag./The mini witch hat will perfect your disguise, /Who’s under that hat? It’s a surprise! Construct and decorate your own tiny or towering witch hat with all supplies and instruction provided by Marianne Lewis, milliner and owner of Charming Lady Designs handmade millinery and handbags. Each participant will be provided with the materials and fabric needed for the hat construction plus a bountiful array of spooky, sweet, creepy,…

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Introduction to Porcelain Art with Cynthia Pinnell

October 7 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until October 28, 2017

The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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$75.00

Join our newest instructor Cynthia Pinnell as she leads you through Porcelain Art.  When you are finished you’ll have completed three projects: A 4x4 inch tile A small covered box A hand mirror Class takes place over four days: Saturday, October 7, 14, 21 & 28 The focus for the class will be on learning to mix china paint and practicing porcelain art techniques.  The main subject will be wildflowers.  This is a kiln-fired art.  All firing will be done…

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All About Acrylics

October 19 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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$45

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.

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Studio Saturday

October 21 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, happening 12 times

The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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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.  All ages are welcome and the event is FREE! (children must be accompanied by an adult)

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Mystery Art Fest Live Auction

October 27 @ 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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The Mystery Art Festival Live Auction on October 27, 2017 will have a gallery of artistry of all kinds of concepts, content, and creativity.  Make your plans now to attend this exciting evening of mystery and take a chance in finding a masterpiece among many that would be perfect for you.  Visit the gallery the entire month of October and support the efforts of the many artists of our community.

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November 2017

Mystery Art Fest Artist Signing Party

November 9 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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