For Immediate Release
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Matthew Bizoe
Marketing & Events Manager
Krasl Art Center invites you to Soup’s On! 2019
Meet working artists in The Shop , enjoy soup lunch with friends, support KAC's Clay Artist Guild, and enter to win a limited-edition KitchenAid Mixer.
Fri., Oct. 18, 2019, St. Joseph, Mich. - Join Krasl Art Center (KAC) for the annual Soup’s On! lunch event November 6, 7, and 8. Lunch is served 11 AM - 1:30 PM. KAC is open until 8 pm on Wednesday and Thursday and 5 pm on Friday.  Enjoy chef-prepared soups from local restaurants, fresh bread, handmade desserts, and a beverage for just $10 during this festive event. All proceeds support KAC programming.

After lunch, visit The Shop at KAC to discover unique gifts not available in department stores or online. Find regionally-made, uncommon items for your loved ones! Come each day to meet the featured artists demonstrating their artistic processes and describing their one of a kind pieces. Shoppers have the chance to hear the story behind the handmade items and begin their holiday shopping. Visit for daily soup options and more information on featured artists.

  • THURSDAY, NOV 7 - Featuring quilling artist Miranda Skibbe of MsJemz.

  • FRIDAY, NOV 8 - Featuring ceramic and fiber artist TJ Schwarts.

In addition to these fantastic finds, guests can purchase ceramic bowls made by KAC’s Clay Artist Guild and meet the guild member who helped craft it. Each bowl is $10, with sales supporting ceramic studio programs at Krasl Art Center. Add to or begin your collection! Lunch is not included with a bowl purchase.

This holiday event offers something different each day. Twelve local restaurants will provide soup, and guests can vote for their favorite to determine the winner of the soon-to-be-coveted “Soup’s On Soup-er Bowl” trophy. 

New this year - a different group will be recognized each day with a lunch discount:

  • WEDNESDAY, NOV 6 - Non-Profit Professionals Appreciation - $2 off 1 meal w/ business card.

  • THURSDAY, NOV 7 - Military Appreciation - $2 off 1 meal with military ID.

  • FRIDAY, NOV 8 - Teacher Appreciation - $2 off 1 meal with school badge.

Is your KAC membership up to date? Guests may enter to win a limited-edition KitchenAid mixer AND get free lunch when you purchase a new, renewal or gift KAC membership ($45+) during Soup’s On! The winner will be announced on Friday, November 8 at 2 PM. Winners need not be present to win.
Above: Works by artist Chandra Williams of Lunch Money Designs.
Above: Works by artist Miranda Skibbe of M's Jemz.
Above: Works by artist TJ Schwartz.
About the Krasl Art Center:
Krasl Art Center is a nonprofit art museum and learning center that enriches the lives of people living in or visiting Southwest Michigan by delivering enlightening art experiences through diverse education opportunities, meaningful events, and high quality exhibits and collections. KAC’s mission is to inspire meaningful change and strengthen community through the visual arts. To learn more, visit
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