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Vernon Filley Art Museum Update

Eufloria Exhibit – Art for Sale – Fundraiser
Click here to view the “Eufloria”  Exhibit Catalog 

Thanks to the generosity of our guest artists, this exhibition has been organized as a fundraiser for the Filley Art Museum!

 40% of sales are donated to the art museum (which can be tax deductible for those who purchase artwork during this show). Your contribution helps the Filley Museum accomplish our mission and serve our community.  By purchasing artwork during this show you are donating funds that will go back to the community in the form of services that the art museum provides. Some of our programming includes school and educational tours, art classes, exhibits, lectures, and unique art based events.

Exhibit Catalog Photographs by Stan Reimer

Photography by Leon Staab
Click Above Photo for Details & To Visit his page directly in the Catalog

Paintings by Michael Jilg
Click Above Photo for Details & To Visit his page directly in the Catalog

  Winter ART Classes Now Enrolling:

**If you would like to pay with cash or check, please visit the art museum to register and submit payment at that time. If you would like to pay with credit card please feel free to follow the process below. After you click “confirm registration,” selecting the “first data payment” button option will take you to a secure credit card check out.

Members at the ‘Leader’ level and above receive a 10% discount on class registration: Please enter your member number as a promo code for each participant and class you register for in your household. Explore membership or Join by clicking here


Fun Photo from last week’s Wine and Canvas Class at the Country Club – Thanks to all 20 of you for supporting classes through the Filley!


Mommy & Me: Read and Paint

Date:  Saturday February, 10th
Time:  1pm to 2pm
Location:  ACE Building
Class Size:  20
Price:   $10, each additional child, $5

Ages: Pre-K – 4th Grade

Taught by: Nicole Strait

Description: Join us as we read two of the classics, The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Horton Hears a Who. We will then make paintings inspired by each book. Each child & parent will make two paintings to take home with them.


Beginning Quilting/Piecing – (Feb 15, 20,22 & March 6th and 8th)
Date:      Tues/Thursday (5 sessions)
Time:     6:30-9:00 PM
Location:   Ace Building
Class Size:  8
Price:   $50  Includes: All materials, fabric, iron, cutting wheel & board and sewing machine if needed. Bring your portable if you prefer.

Taught by: Joy & Glen Davis
Quilt size:  48” x 64”
Quilt Design:  Simple Patchwork

Ages: 18+

Description: Have you always had an interest in quilting, but didn’t quite know how to get started? Students in this beginning class will have the opportunity to choose among 4 simple quilt kits that utilize some of the basic piecing techniques. The kits make a 48X60 quilt top. The kits and all of the supplies and tools will be furnished. Bring your sewing machine or if you don’t have one yet, we will provide one for you to use on this project. If you have a project you have started and want to continue with, the instructors will guide you through your project as well. The instructors for the class are Joy and Glen Davis.


Mommy & Me: Toddler Art –  Explore Texture/Shape/Color

Date:  Friday, February 23rd
Time:  10am to 11am
Location:  ACE Building
Class Size:  20
Price:   $10, each additional child, $5

Ages: 4 and under

Taught by: Nicole Strait

Description: It is never too early to expose children to art! Join us as we play and create while introducing children to the joy of art. We will explore color, texture, shapes and more in interactive art activities.


Cardinal Art Painting

Date:  Wednesday February 28th
Time:  4-5:30pm
Location:  ACE building
Class Size: 20
Price:   $10

Ages: 2nd – 8th Grade

Taught by: Elizabeth Donnenwerth

Description: Students will draw learning perspectives. We will use oil pastels and paint!


One Night Pastel Painting

Date:  Thursday March 8th
Time:  6-9pm
Location:  ACE Building
Class Size:  Unlimited
Price:   $35

Ages: 10+

Taught by: Mary Harden

Description:

During this class you will complete two paintings: a landscape and still life. You will be guided through some introductory practices with pastels before beginning your paintings.


Mommy & Me: Recycled Art

Date:  Saturday March, 10th
Time:  11am to Noon
Location:  ACE Building
Class Size:  20
Price:   $10, each additional child, $5

Ages: Pre-K – 6th Grade

Taught by: Nicole Strait

Description: Join us as we learn to make art from everyday items. We will make three projects to take home from various items found around the house. Join us as we think outside the box and create some fun and unique projects.


Monday March 12th 6:30 to 7:30: End of Art Class Session Showcase: This is an Open House Friends and Family Night featuring all student artwork created during the Winter session! Join us for a one night display and refreshments at the Filley Art Museum!

Register at www.vernonfilleyartmuseum.org or at the museum:

Vernon Filley Art Museum, 421 S. Jackson St Pratt, KS 67124

Space is Limited – All Supplies Included

CURRENT EXHIBITS:
“The Vanishing West”   featuring selections from the Dr. Vernon and Emily “Mimi” Filley Permanent Collection  Now through March 16,  2018.
“Eufloria”  January 12th through Saturday, April 14th 2018: highlighting exuberant flower images through the work of Michael Jilg, Painter & Leon Staab, Photographer.
UPCOMING EXHIBITS:
“Pastels”   featuring selections from the Dr. Vernon and Emily “Mimi” Filley Permanent Collection Saturday March 24th through Saturday September 29,  2018.“DOUG HERREN CERAMICS” Friday April 20th  through Saturday, July 21st 2018

Friday August 3rd through Saturday November 3rd, 2018: Earth to Table Pottery by Marsha Shrack:Celebration of Growing, Preparing, and Serving 

Upcoming EVENTS @ The Filley!

Friday, February 23, at 6pm: Jim Richardson – Legacy Arts Society Private Event for Legacy Members Only – Postal Mail Invitation Only: National Geographic: From Kansas to the World
Jim Richardson is a photographer for National Geographic Magazine and a contributing editor for its sister publication, TRAVELER Magazine.  Richardson has photographed more than 30 stories for National Geographic. Richardson’s work takes him around the world, from the tops of volcanic peaks to below the surface of swamps and wetlands. Tuesday, March 13th from 5-7pm: Business Appreciation Cocktail Reception. Full bar and Appetizers will be Served in appreciation for our Business Members! We invite Pratt Area Businesses to enjoy and explore the Filley Art Museum.

Tuesday May 1, 7:30pm: Annual Meeting of the Members

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