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First Friday of October artistic activit...

Autumn is here, which means the nights are getting longer, the temperatures are starting to drop, and spending an evening outside can be quite enjoyable. With that in mind, expect to see plenty of people exploring the art galleries, museums and other destinations in downtown Phoenix this Friday. The official monthly art walk is still […]

Wine Snob * opens with Yale artist

Sonoma Mountain artist takes inspiration from the alphabet Laurie Szujewska is a printmaker, typographer and graphic designer who lives in Sonoma Mountain. His works have been exhibited in various venues across Europe and the United States, and are included in the artist’s book collections of many universities and libraries, as well as in private collections. […]

Bright Young Things: Emma Balch

Our Bright Young Booksellers series continues today with Emma Balch from Hay-on-Wye in Wales, owner of The Story of Books, a former bookshop that has turned into an incubator for a variety of book projects and productions United Kingdom : Tell us about your career in the library. How did you start? As a little […]

artist-in-residence program announced at...

NEW ULM – The Grand Center for Arts and Culture announces an artist residency program for fall 2021 until spring 2022. In 2020, The Grand received a bequest from the estate of George Glotzbach, an arts lover at New Ulm, and an additional donation from Sharon Glotzbach. Le Grand designated these donations to be used […]

Couple buys historic building for art, m...

A former Nashville couple bought a historic Las Vegas building for art and music studios, retail space, and living quarters. Mark Webb and his wife, Julie Sola, recently purchased a historic Las Vegas building for art and music studios, retail space and housing. Gwen Albers Julie Sola, 57, and her husband, Mark Webb, 64, purchased […]

The South Street Seaport Museum extends ...

The South Street Seaport Museum announces extended open days through October 31, 2021 on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays with timed entry at Pier 16 (Fulton and South Streets). Open days include free tours of the historic tall ship Wavertree and the 1908 Ambrose lightship, free demonstrations of Bowne & Co. letterpress printers, an outdoor exhibit […]

AUTUMN ARTS: Visual arts events | Fall ...

Click to enlarge Emily trueblood Wheelbarrow Street, 1975 can be viewed at Stay at Home: Interior Views from the Jundt Art Museum Collection Until December 18BLACK LIVES MATTER ARTISTS GRANT EXHIBITIONIn the past year, three universities have awarded grants to 60 artists from Washington and Oregon “who use their voices, experiences and artistic expression to […]

Community calendar – September 2021

Thursday 9/2Theater: word for wordto throw San Francisco theater company Word for Word features literary works performed in theater in new podcast series, Word for Wordto throw. In “A Pair of Eyeglasses” by Anna Maria Ortese, translated from Italian by Ann Goldstein and Jenny McPhee, young Eugenia, born with severe myopia, is promised an expensive […]

Flint sells Xsys prepress business

Flint Group has confirmed the sale of its Xsys prepress wing, with Steve Dryden becoming Flint’s CEO. There had been speculation for some time that Flint’s owners, Goldman Sachs and Koch Equity Development, might divest all or part of the business. This intensified after Flint created Xsys, a new division for its prepress, flexo […]

UICA celebrates the official opening of ...

Save this date! The Urban Institute of Contemporary Art (UICA) will celebrate the grand opening of its new location inside the historic Woodbridge N. Ferris Building on the campus of Kendall College of Art and Design at Ferris State University (KCAD) on Thursday September 9, 2021, 5 p.m.-7 p.m. UICA invites visitors to explore the […]

Museum gears up for Jimmy Dean Music and...

Museum gears up for Jimmy Dean Music and Arts Festival Jonathan Petty, Wayland Baptist University September 3, 2021 PLAINVIEW – Wayland Baptist University, the Jimmy Dean Museum and the City of Plainview are putting the finishing touches on the inaugural Jimmy Dean Music and Art Festival scheduled for September 4 from 9 a.m. to 9 […]

UICA celebrates inauguration on KCAD cam...

Save this date! The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) will celebrate the grand opening of its new location inside the historic Woodbridge N. Ferris building on the campus of Kendall College of Art and Design at Ferris State University (KCAD) on Thursday 9 September 2021, 5 pm-7pm. UICA invites visitors to explore the refreshed […]

First Friday events in downtown Phoenix ...

Those planning on staying in town for Labor Day weekend and looking for something to do may want to consider First Friday activities in downtown Phoenix. The monthly art walk is still on hiatus due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but some galleries, museums and other venues are open with special events for the evening. […]