“Eufloria” Highlights and Winter Art Classes Open for Registration!

 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

Introduction to Photoshop: For Digital Photographers
This class has been CANCELLED we apologize for the inconvenience – Stan will teach this class at a later date!
January 25th – March 8th Thursday evenings 6:30 to 9:00 in the digital lab at PCC  $95.00 – limited to 15 students

Taught by Stan ReimerStudents will explore the many tools in Photoshop that can enhance (or save) their images. Post-production is necessary to achieve quality. Each student will have their own work- station. Photoshop CC is now available for home use at $9.99 a month via the internet, no contract (we will discuss this option in the class). Questions. Call Stan at 770-2282.

Van Gogh Sunflowers II – Painting & Wine Class
Tuesday February 6th
Time: 6:30 to 9pm
Location: Park Hills Country Club
Class Size: Unlimited
Price:   $35
Ages: 21+
Taught by:
Mary Harden
Join us for an evening of painting Van Gogh Sunflowers on a 16×20 Canvas with Acrylics. In this class we will sketch the objects and then we will work from the background to the foreground – step by step under the direction of artist Mary Harden from Bucklin, Kansas.

Love in a Box Collage

Date:  Wednesday, February 7th
Time:  4-5:30pm
Location:  ACE building
Class Size:  20
Price:   $10
Ages: K-6
Taught by: Elizabeth Donnenwerth
Description:Students will learn how to draw a 3-D box. We will be drawing, painting and collaging hearts.

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

Eufloria Exhibit – Art for Sale – Fundraiser

Our online exhibit catalog is Coming Soon! 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

Leon Staab
“Puff Ball”
24″ x 24″
Photograph on Canvas
$SOLDMichael Jilg
“Calla Again”
20″ x 20″
“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.


“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!
Monday Jan 29th: Annual 1st graders Kansas Day Tours and Art Activities!

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 13thfrom 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 Member