Overland Park Arts Activities in April

Friends of Overland Park Arts has compiled a list of 
arts activities coming up in  our community.   H ere's what's going on. 
 
National Juried Exhibition
Art at the Center 
Tomahawk Ridge Community Center
11902 Lowell

Opening Reception
April 7, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Show runs through June 12
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The Art at the Center Juried E xhibition  is the highlight of the annual Art at the Center series.

Attend the Opening Reception for announcement of prize winners by guest juror David Beal. Friends of Overland Park Arts sincerely thanks David for being our 2017 juror.

Stems Plein Air Paint

Calling All Artists - Register this month!
    Plein Air Workshop with Nyle Gordon - May 5-7
    Kick-off event - Sunset Paint - May 19
    Sunrise Paint at the Farmstead - May 27
    Plein Air Art Fair at the Arboretum - June 4

Participants choose to paint at the Overland Park
Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, at Deanna Rose
Children's Farmstead, or in historic downtown Overland
Park from May 20 to June 1, 2017. Registration fee allows submission of up to 3 paintings to vie for over $7,000.00 in prize money. Categories are oil, acrylic, pastel and mixed media. Grand Prize is $1,000.00. Stems Plein Air Paint is
the oldest of a growing group of organized events for artists in the Kansas City area interested in plein air painting.

Everyone is invited to take part - experienced plein air painters and those who want to give it a try.


Children's Corner
Tomahawk Ridge Community Center
11902 Lowell

April 5, 10:00 a.m.

Bring your little ones for a fun,  free  morning of happy entertainment as they enjoy one of Overland Park's "First Wednesday" concerts for children.

This month's entertainment is provided by Stone Lion Puppet Theatre, bringing world class puppet shows right to you.








Local Life -  Third Friday
Downtown Overland Park

April 21 - 5:00-9:00 p.m.

Local Life is a lively and fun way to explore the unique and locally owned shops in Downtown Overland Park!  You'll always discover something fun and entertaining at Local Life.
 


If you know of an upcoming art event or opportunity in or around Overland Park that should be featured in our newsletter, 
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Overland Park Arts

You can also join the Friends of the Arboretum or
Friends of the Farmstead or join all three today!