Thursday, March 31, 2011

April Adventures at Craft Alliance!

After this frigid winter, we are ready to get out of the house and have some creative fun this Spring! Here is a rundown of Craft Alliance's events this month:

April 2nd - In conjunction with our exhibition, Storylines: Contemporary Embroidery, The St. Louis Poetry Center will be hosting "Poets Thread The Line" from 1-3 pm in our Delmar Gallery space!

April 8th- ARTrageous Costume Ball! Join us for a glamorous evening of art and fashion at The Palladium honoring Jeigh Singleton Associate Professor at Washington University Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts. The night will feature Fashion Shows from local designers Michael Drummond and Katie Kantley, a Three-Course Seated Dinner, Silent and Live Auctions, and an After Party beginning at 9:30 pm!
Purchase your tickets now and Peek at our Auction Items!

April 9, 10 and 16th- Glass Casting Workshop with Patrick Blythe!
Learn the art of lost wax casting of glass on a small scale from a master of large glass castings. You can make a detailed casting of your hand or other small object that you would like to replicate in glass! FREE Artist’s talk Sunday, April 10, at 5pm, “The History and Techniques of Glass Art” in our Delmar Studios. Call our Registrar for more information!

April 26th and 30th- The Delmar Gallery shop is having our annual Mother's Day Trunk Show featuring Enamel Artist Jenn Bell and Local Hat Maker Miriam Wiegand! Meet Artist Miriam Wiegand on April 30th from 12-2pm to get your handmade hat just in time for the Kentucky Derby!

April 29th- Crafting-A-Future Opening 6-8 pm at our Delmar Loop location! This special exhibition features artwork created by students in Crafting-A-Future, a community outreach program providing instruction in metal, clay, glass and fiber arts through training and mentoring on a scholarship basis.

Don't forget to visit our Grand Center location to see the amazing exhibition Breathe by Carrie Scanga! Stop by our Delmar Loop location and sit in our reading library and explore each book in the unique exhibition Let's talk about Love, baby. Breathe and Let's Talk About Love, Baby will be up through April 24th.

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