Faces In Time Opening Reception

Faces in Time Opening Reception

Thursday, January 31, 2019, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM

Join us for the opening reception of the new Faces In Time exhibition on Thursday, January 31, 2019. The event is free and open to the public.

About the exhibition:

Works-on-paper, sculptures, mosaics, and fiber art portraits of renowned individuals who have influenced the world: Jazz Musicians, Civil Rights Activists, Poets, Writers, Politicians, even a Queen . . . immortalized through art by Master Artist Steffen Thomas, needle-point portrait artist Leanna Leithauser Lesley, and southern expressionist painter Chris Cook.

About the reception:

Be one of the first to view our latest exhibition. Enjoy complimentary refreshments while mingling with the artists! Chris Cook and Leanna Leithauser Lesley will both be present and discussing their work in the West Gallery. Some art work in the exhibition will be offered for sale. In addition to the exhibition, guests will have the opportunity to view all Steffen Thomas work on view in the main galleries. The Museum Gift Shop will also be open featuring pottery, jewelry, art work, notecards, calendars, and folk art and more for sale.

Great Folk Art Parade: Sara’s Salon Talk & Closing Reception

Great Folk Art Parade Sara’s Salon Talk and Closing Reception

Saturday, January 12, 2019 from 3:00 – 5:00 PM

The final event of the exhibition!

Join us and the illustrious Peter Loose for a FREE reception and Sara’s Salon Talk as we say farewell to The Great Folk Art Parade: Down the Lane to STMA.

Loose will lead the final “parade” through the exhibition as he discusses the history of folk art, tells stories about the artists themselves, and provides insight into the popularity of this exciting art movement.