Grand Opening Weekend!
Celebrate the Grand Opening of the new Schack Art Center in downtown Everett on April 30th and May 1st.The Schack Art Center Grand Opening, sponsored by Kia, will be filled with artist demonstrations, facility tours, and the opportunity to win an introductory glass blowing class OR youth art camp.
The weekend will also include the opening reception for The Nature of Glass exhibit curated by Traver Gallery on Saturday evening from 4-7pm. This inaugural exhibit will features works by preeminent international glass artists including Dale Chihuly, Randy Walker, Dante Marioni, Karen Willenbrink-Johnson, Jane Rosen, Shelly Muzylowski-Allen, Steffen Dam and Preston Singletary, among others.
Artist Demonstration Schedule:April 30th, 10am - 1pm: Pam Koons (Calligraphy), Stacey King (Flameworking), Bob Mitchell & Dan LaChaussee (Hot Glass)
April 30th, 1pm - 4pm: Evelia Sanches, (Pottery), Stacey King (Flameworking), Bob Mithchell & Dan LaChaussee (Hot Glass)
May 1st, Noon - 3pm: Nikki Wheeler (Kids Art Projects), Stacey King (Flameworking), Bob Mithchell & Dan LaChaussee (Hot Glass)
May 1st, 3pm - 5pm: Celeste Douville (Jewelry), Stacey King (Flameworking), Bob Mithchell & Dan LaChaussee (Hot Glass)
The Schack Art Center (formerly the Arts Council of Snohomish County) is a 19,000 square foot art center that includes a hot shop for glass blowing, cold-working shop, kiln and flame working studio, professional and student exhibit spaces, retail store and multi-purpose classrooms to accommodate a variety of media.
About the Schack's Grand Opening WeekendDates and Times: April 30, 10am - 7pm and May 1, Noon - 5pm (includes Nature of Glass reception on Saturday April 30th from 4-7pm.)
Location: Schack Art Center, 2921 Hoyt Ave. Everett, WA 98201
Sponsors: Kia and Performance Kia of Everett. Thank you also to the City of Everett Cultural Arts Commission for their support of this event.
I will be working at this event on Saturday from 12-7 p.m. Hope to see you there!
(All text and photos in this post are Copyright 2011 Schack Art Center).