PAC to bring back Art Camp; workshops will take place from July 18 to 22 | News

(The Prairie Arts Council has provided the following information as it prepares for a busy spring/summer.)

Art workshops for all ages: July 18-22

The Prairie Arts Council is bringing back one of its most popular summer programs, ARTCAMP 2.0. PAC will offer over 40 art workshops in the Rensselaer and Wheatfield areas for families and individuals of all ages, from preschoolers to seniors. Pottery, painting, drawing, tie-dye, jewelry and more will be offered. Registration opens May 1. Members get a 10% discount. The schedule is attached to this email. If you have any questions, email us at [email protected]

Art in the Alley Art and Vintage Market

Calling all artists, craftspeople, vintage sellers, gardeners and gourmet artisans. We will be looking for vendors for our next market which will be held in Rensselaer town center in conjunction with our Art In the Alley festival. The prospectus will be posted on the PAC website in May. Application deadline July 1.

Rensselaer Farmer’s Market, Saturdays at 8:00 a.m.

This year, the Prairie Arts Council is sponsoring local musicians at the Saturday Farmer’s Market on the courthouse lawn. Music sets will take place from 8am to 11am on Saturdays in summer and fall 2022. All singers, soloists or groups are eligible to apply. Email us at [email protected]

5th Annual PAC Member Show, Fending Gallery

Selections from the PAC permanent collection, Fending Gallery

Art in the Alley, Art Market, Music and Crafts, Filson Park

“Homecoming” with local artists, Fending Gallery

“Celebrations” with artists JCAL, Fending Gallery

Rock the Arts, wine and music, Carpenter Creek

Alternative Schools Committee — Our Alternative Schools Art Program is looking for volunteers to help program art teachers in our local schools. This program is having a positive effect on these students and volunteers are needed to keep this program going.

Art in the Alley Committee — Next meeting on Monday 25 at 4:30 p.m. at the Fendig Gallery. All members are welcome. Volunteers to help out in July with ARTCAMP, Mural Week and Art in the Alley are greatly appreciated.

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