Upcoming at the Marion Art Center

The Marion Art Center will kick off its 2014 Gallery Season with the Annual Winter Members Show. A reception will be held on Friday, January 10 for the artists and their guests. All members in good standing of the Marion Art Center are eligible to submit three pieces to be included in the non-juried exhibition. The work must be new (in the last five years), not shown at MAC before, matted, framed and ready to hang. Each piece should be labeled with artist’s name, title, and retail price. All mediums are accepted including watercolors, oils, acrylics, and pastel paintings, as well as photographs, collages and sculptures. Artists who are not members of the Marion Art Center are cordially invited to join in order to be eligible for this show. Drop-off is Tuesday, January 7 from 1:00 to 5:00 pm and Wednesday, January 8 from 1:00 to 5:00 pm. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday, 1:00 to 5:00 pm and Saturday, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

The Marion Art Center is now accepting registrations for Session III of its Little People’s Theatre class for boys and girls ages 6 through 9, which will be held on Tuesdays from 4:30 – 5:30 pm starting Tuesday, January 7 until February 11 (6-weeks). Each six-week session is $80 for MAC members and $95 for non-members. Instructor: Nancy Sparklin.

Each week, the children will learn basic theater craft through drama games, readers’ theater and experience the fun of the stage while rehearsing for a small production to be performed the last week of each session. Nancy Sparklin is the instructor. Nancy is the Director of MAC’s summer art program “ArtStart” and has been the Musical Director and accompanist for many shows both at MAC and around the community. The fee for each six-week session is $80/$95.

For boys and girls ages 10-14, registrations are now being accepted for Young People’s Theatre class which will be held on Thursdays from 4:00 – 5:30 pm for 10 weeks starting January 9, 2014. Tuition for the class is $170 for MAC members and $185 for non-members. Instructor: Kimberly Teves.

The 10-week program starts January 9 and runs through March 20. There will be no class on Thursday, February 20. Performance will be on Thursday, March 20. Call 508-748-1266 for more information or visit the Marion Art Center website at: www.marionartcenter.org.

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