There's no shortage of artistic endeavors on tap in the Mulvane events calendar. You'll find stuff for kids, families and adults...all with an artistic bent. Keep checking back for updates - planning for the next big thing is always underway!
FREEDOM FAMILY DAY
July 9, 2016, 1-4pm, All Ages
Create a painting of what freedom you appreciate and embellish your artwork with exploding fireworks of paint using straws.
INTERNATIONAL FRIENDSHIP DAY
August 6, 2016, 1-4pm, All Ages
Create an artwork that fosters friendships and tolerance to build community. Since 2011, the United Nations have observed International Friendship Day as a move towards world peace.
Brown Bag Conversation with artist Zak Barnes
August 31, 2016, Noon-1pm
Lawrence artist Zak Barnes and three Topeka figure painters, Barbara Waterman-Peters, Brad LeDuc, and Ye Wang, professor of painting at Washburn, will discuss the joys and challenges of telling stories in paint.
Oatmeal Family Day
September 3, 2016, 1-4pm, All Ages
Oatmeal Day celebrates the trademark of Quaker Oats on September 4, 1877! The owners of the company selected the “figure of a man in Quaker garb” as a symbol of good quality and honest value! Come to ArtLab and create a work of art from an oatmeal carton and other unique cartons and tubes.
Join us for a Drum Circle from 2 pm-3 pm. Kolby Koczanowski (from the Toy Store) will lead us in song and sound!
Art & Bicycles! Washburn University Homecoming
October 29, 2016, 1-4pm, All Ages
Show your bicycle spirit! You will decorate your bike, trike or wagon with streamers, playing cards, balloons and more. We will talk about Bike Safety and have a short Homecoming bike parade around campus, weather permitting.