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

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January 2018

Studio Saturday

January 20 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
FREE

NEW this year, we are creating an Art Passport, each Studio Saturday you attend will bring a new stamp in your passport book! This month celebrates the masks of Venice, Italy. Masks are a fun way to pretend to be someone else or to help tell stories! Kick off 2018 by making a mask of your own to help tell your story. Are you looking for an opportunity for your children to explore their creative side? You provide the imagination…

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Cancelled: Coffee Creations

January 20 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$30.00

This class has been cancelled. Create some great cards and pictures work framing with some pizaaazzz and java!!!! Classes are approx. 2-3 hours in length and students will take home two-three completed cards or paintings. All the supplies are provided.

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Youth Drawing

January 22 @ 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
$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

January 23 @ 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
$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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Advanced Anime & Manga

January 24 @ 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
$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

January 25 @ 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
$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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Mixed Media Madness!

January 27 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$50.00

Learn to use different media, combine lots of embellishments and photos to create a one of a kind masterpiece. Students need to bring a 4x6 or 5x7 photo that they wish to add to their creation.  All supplies are provided. Classes are approx 3-4 hours long and students will complete the project in one class.

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February 2018

Painting with Kaye Franklin

February 2 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$66

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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Beginner Stoneware Mosaic Tile

February 3 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until February 10, 2018

An event every 3 weeks that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until March 3, 2018

An event every 4 weeks that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until March 10, 2018

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

Learn how to make your own mosaic tiles from raw clay! Instructor Carol Castro will teach her method of mosaic tile making. Students will learn how to make an original mosaic pattern, roll and cut clay, glaze and set tiles. Students get a choice of making one of three basic patterns in a pine tray that comes in cherry early American or weathered wood finishes. The fast-paced class teaches basic techniques which can be applied later on a larger and…

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All About Acrylics!

February 15 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$45.00

Rachel will teach beginning to experienced students the basics of acrylic painting.  Don't be intimidated: Rachel will do step-by-step instructions that everyone can follow and enjoy, from beginner to experienced painters. This month’s painting is "Spring Tree Landscape". This class is BYOW, bring your own wine! All supplies are included.

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Studio Saturday

February 17 @ 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
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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Art Glass Fusing Class

February 17 @ 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$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 read to hang. 10:30am-3:30pm with a 2-hour break There is a $15 supply…

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March 2018

Snow Scene on Porcelain Tile

March 1 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 15, 2018

The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$60.00

The focus for the class will be on learning to mix china paint and practicing porcelain art techniques. We will each be creating a snow scene on porcelain tile.  All supplies will be provided.  This is a kiln-fired art. All firing will be done by the teacher. Meet our newest instructor: Cynthia Pinnell received her BA from West Texas State University, and her Masters of Teaching, Minor in Art from Southwestern Oklahoma State University. She currently lives in Graham, TX…

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Painting with Kaye Franklin

March 2 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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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Stained Glass w/ Cynthia Cummings

March 3 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2018

The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$175.00

Learn the copper Foil Method used by Louis Tiffany.  Classes run over 4 days at 4 hours per class. Students will complete a beginner piece of artwork that they will be able to take home on either the third or fourth class. Class includes all materials, tool usage, supplies and glass. No students under the age of 15 due to sharp hazards. Please note, there will be no class during Spring Break week

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Fused Glass Jewelry Class

March 17 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$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 about 6-8 pieces depending on the size. Great for gifts! There will be a $30.00 supply fee (payable to instructor at start of class). There will be a lunch break.

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April 2018

Sculpture Garden After Dark

April 5 @ 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm 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 7 pm. BYOB (beer and wine only)—picnics welcomed!

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Painting with Kaye Franklin

April 6 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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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Painting with Prismacolor: Chickadee

April 7 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$35

Chickadee: Who hasn't looked out their window at such a cutie and thought, “I wish I could see that cute, little fluffball every day!” Well, now you can! 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…

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All About Acrylics: April (Image to be announced)

April 19 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$45.00

Rachel will teach beginning to experienced students the basics of acrylic painting.  Don't be intimidated: Rachel will do step-by-step instructions that everyone can follow and enjoy, from beginner to experienced painters. This month’s painting is TBD. This class is BYOW, bring your own wine! All supplies are included.

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Floral Mosaic Class

April 21 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$50.00

Learn the art of Mosaics in this one-day class. In this class you will design a one of a kind floral design panel that will look like a stained glass window when completed. Project size is approximately 8 x 10 and is created using traditional stained glass on clear glass. Some class cutting or nipping used. Come have a day of fun and explore your creativeness! $15 supply fee (payable to the instructor at the beginning of class)

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May 2018

Sculpture Garden Juried Exhibit

May 12 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
FREE

2018 marks the 14th anniversary of the annual Art on the Green Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit. This year will be the first time the exhibit is juried. The juror is acclaimed artist Isaac Duncan from Chattanooga, TN. Artists from across the country and around the world will be eligible to enter and artwork will be installed for a full year, making this a unique exhibit in the state of Texas. Our Artists' Reception lawn party will be held in the garden…

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June 2018

ArtZeum! Kids’ Exhibit

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.

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