Events

Art and You

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 | 4-5pm | Garfield Community Center Art Kids

Use your imagination with a wide variety of materials such as paints, wire and paper mache'. Explore artists, techniques and world cultures.

Audience: 5 - 12 years

Art and You

Monday, January 27, 2020 | 5:30-6:30pm | Shawnee North Community Center, 300 NE 43rd St Art Kids

Use your imagination with a wide variety of materials such as paints, wire and paper mache. Explore artists, techniques and world cultures.

Audience: 5 - 12 years

Art Detectives

Saturday, February 1, 2020 | 10-11am | Lingo Story Room Art Books Kids

Discuss a book about an artist or a book with artistic illustrations and look for clues to decipher an image from the book. Create your own artwork in the spirit of this artist or illustrator.

Audience: 8 - 18 years

Teen Art

Monday, February 3, 2020 | 7-8pm | The Edge Art Teens

Let's explore a variety of art techniques and materials as we make art together. Let your creativity flow.

Audience: 12 - 18 years

Art and You

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 | 4-5pm | Oakland Community Center, 801 NE Poplar St Art Kids

Use your imagination with a wide variety of materials such as paints, wire and paper mache. Explore artists, techniques and world cultures.

Audience: 5 - 12 years

Art and You

Thursday, February 6, 2020 | 3-4:30pm | Central Park Community Center, 1534 SW Clay St Art Kids

Use your imagination with a wide variety of materials such as paints, wire and paper mache. Explore artists, techniques and world cultures.

Audience: 5 - 12 years

I Dream A World: Portraits of Black Women Who Changed America

February 7, 2020 through June 13, 2020 | Mulavne Art Museum Adults Art

I Dream a World: Portraits of Black Women Who Changed America is a profound look at some of the most historically and socially influential women of the 20th century.

Audience: Adult

Senior Social

Monday, February 10, 2020 | 12:30-2pm | Learning Center Adults Art

This time is reserved for 55+ to explore new crafts, games, or activities.

Audience: Adult

Create It

Monday, February 10, 2020 | 6:30-7:30pm | The Learning Center Art Kids

Explore your creativity. We'll provide the materials and a few basic ideas. Kids supply the imagination and ingenuity. There's fun to be made here!

Audience: 5 - 12 years

Art in Common

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 | 1-2:30pm | Learning Center Adults Art

Nurture your creative spirit through discussion, exploration and hands-on art making. Find inspiration and resources in our community, gallery, library and online. Supplies available for the first 18 participants.

Audience: Adult

Teen Art

Monday, February 17, 2020 | 7-8pm | The Edge Art Teens

Let's explore a variety of art techniques and materials as we make art together. Let your creativity flow.

Audience: 12 - 18 years

Anthology of Vessels - Gallery on the Go

February 18, 2020 through March 30, 2020 | Leaping Llamas, 725 S Kansas Ave Gallery Exhibits Art

View a select group of pieces from the Alice C. Sabatini Gallery's permanent collection. Vessels hold, contain and protect. The purpose of each artwork can spark curiosity.

Audience: All Ages

Art and You

Monday, February 24, 2020 | 5:30-6:30pm | Shawnee North Community Center, 300 NE 43rd St Art Kids

Use your imagination with a wide variety of materials such as paints, wire and paper mache. Explore artists, techniques and world cultures.

Audience: 5 - 12 years

Art and You

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 | 4-5pm | Garfield Community Center Art Kids

Use your imagination with a wide variety of materials such as paints, wire and paper mache'. Explore artists, techniques and world cultures.

Audience: 5 - 12 years

Teen Art

Monday, March 2, 2020 | 7-8pm | The Edge Art Teens

Let's explore a variety of art techniques and materials as we make art together. Let your creativity flow.

Audience: 12 - 18 years

Learn to Crochet

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 | 1-2:30pm | Crestview Community Center, 4801 SW Shunga Dr Adults Art

Learn the basics of crochet. If you already know how to crochet, share what you're working on. Materials provided.

Audience: Adult

Art and You

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 | 4-5pm | Oakland Community Center, 801 NE Poplar St Art Kids

Use your imagination with a wide variety of materials such as paints, wire and paper mache. Explore artists, techniques and world cultures.

Audience: 5 - 12 years

Art and You

Thursday, March 5, 2020 | 3-4:30pm | Central Park Community Center, 1534 SW Clay St Art Kids

Use your imagination with a wide variety of materials such as paints, wire and paper mache. Explore artists, techniques and world cultures.

Audience: 5 - 12 years

Celebrating the Centennial of the 19th Amendment

March 7, 2020 through March 15, 2020 | Teamwork Center Gallery Exhibits Art

The exhibit tells the story of how women gained the vote in Kansas in 1912 and nationally in 1920. The story is a fascinating reflection of American attitudes and history. "Celebrating the Centennial of the 19th Amendment" is a traveling exhibit hosted by the League of Women Voters of Kansas.

Audience: All Ages

Art Detectives

Saturday, March 7, 2020 | 10-11am | Lingo Story Room Art Books Kids

Discuss a book about an artist or a book with artistic illustrations and look for clues to decipher an image from the book. Create your own artwork in the spirit of this artist or illustrator.

Audience: 8 - 18 years

steAm Power

Monday, March 9, 2020 | 10-11:30am | Learning Center Kids Art

Explore art using science, technology, engineering and math. We'll solve a different creativity problem each day.

Audience: 8 - 18 years

Senior Social

Monday, March 9, 2020 | 12:30-2pm | Learning Center Adults Art

This time is reserved for 55+ to explore new crafts, games, or activities.

Audience: Adult

Create It

Monday, March 9, 2020 | 6:30-7:30pm | The Learning Center Art Kids

Explore your creativity. We'll provide the materials and a few basic ideas. Kids supply the imagination and ingenuity. There's fun to be made here!

Audience: 5 - 12 years

steAm Power

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 | 10-11:30am | Learning Center Kids Art

Explore art using science, technology, engineering and math. We'll solve a different creativity problem each day.

Audience: 8 - 18 years

Art in Common

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 | 1-2:30pm | Learning Center Adults Art

Nurture your creative spirit through discussion, exploration and hands-on art making. Find inspiration and resources in our community, gallery, library and online. Supplies available for the first 18 participants.

Audience: Adult

steAm Power

Thursday, March 12, 2020 | 10-11:30am | Learning Center Kids Art

Explore art using science, technology, engineering and math. We'll solve a different creativity problem each day.

Audience: 8 - 18 years

steAm Power

Friday, March 13, 2020 | 10-11:30am | Learning Center Kids Art

Explore art using science, technology, engineering and math. We'll solve a different creativity problem each day.

Audience: 8 - 18 years

Teen Art

Monday, March 16, 2020 | 7-8pm | The Edge Art Teens

Let's explore a variety of art techniques and materials as we make art together. Let your creativity flow.

Audience: 12 - 18 years

The Joy of Macrophotography

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 | 6:30-8:30pm | Learning Center Computer Art

Learn the basics of macrophotography and discover methods to begin or improve your photographic passion. The new and curious as well as experienced photographers are welcome.

Audience: Adult

Card Making with Cindy

Monday, March 23, 2020 | 12:30-2pm | Marvin Auditorium 101C Art

Learn how to make two greeting cards with the help of a local paper crafter.

Audience: Adult

Art and You

Monday, March 23, 2020 | 5:30-6:30pm | Shawnee North Community Center, 300 NE 43rd St Art Kids

Use your imagination with a wide variety of materials such as paints, wire and paper mache. Explore artists, techniques and world cultures.

Audience: 5 - 12 years

Art and You

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 | 4-5pm | Garfield Community Center Art Kids

Use your imagination with a wide variety of materials such as paints, wire and paper mache'. Explore artists, techniques and world cultures.

Audience: 5 - 12 years

Learn to Crochet

Thursday, March 26, 2020 | 9-10:30am | Shawnee North Community Center, 300 NE 43rd St Adults Art

Learn the basics of crochet. If you already know how to crochet, share what you're working on. Materials provided.

Audience: Adult

CSI Art Experience

Sunday, March 29, 2020 | 1-3pm | Learning Center Gallery Exhibits Art

(CSI = Color, Symbol, Image) Closely examine how contemporary artists use color and symbols to create an image. We'll use a selection of artworks from Sabatini Gallery's permanent collection to uncover the mysteries together. Families welcome!

Audience: All Ages

Paper Flowers

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 | 1-2:30pm | Crestview Community Center, 4801 SW Shunga Dr Adults Art

Learn to make a variety of paper flowers from tissue paper, crepe paper and floral decorating supplies. Paper flowers can be used for garlands, party favors or to add a pop of color to your everyday life. Materials provided. 

Audience: Adult

Art and You

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 | 4-5pm | Oakland Community Center, 801 NE Poplar St Art Kids

Use your imagination with a wide variety of materials such as paints, wire and paper mache. Explore artists, techniques and world cultures.

Audience: 5 - 12 years

Art and You

Thursday, April 2, 2020 | 3-4:30pm | Central Park Community Center, 1534 SW Clay St Art Kids

Use your imagination with a wide variety of materials such as paints, wire and paper mache. Explore artists, techniques and world cultures.

Audience: 5 - 12 years

Reflections: Highlights from the Library's Art Collection

April 3, 2020 through May 3, 2020 | Alice C. Sabatini Gallery Gallery Exhibits Art

Examine highlighted pieces from the library's art collection that represent the past, present and future of art. This is also an opportunity to explore the newly remodeled Alice C. Sabatini Gallery and the new Jerry and Judy Reed Art Studio.

Audience: All Ages

Art Detectives

Saturday, April 4, 2020 | 10-11am | Lingo Story Room Art Books Kids

Discuss a book about an artist or a book with artistic illustrations and look for clues to decipher an image from the book. Create your own artwork in the spirit of this artist or illustrator.

Audience: 8 - 18 years

Teen Art

Monday, April 6, 2020 | 7-8pm | The Edge Art Teens

Let's explore a variety of art techniques and materials as we make art together. Let your creativity flow.

Audience: 12 - 18 years

Art in Common

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 | 1-2:30pm | Learning Center Adults Art

Nurture your creative spirit through discussion, exploration and hands-on art making. Find inspiration and resources in our community, gallery, library and online. Supplies available for the first 18 participants.

Audience: Adult

Senior Social

Monday, April 13, 2020 | 12:30-2pm | Learning Center Adults Art

This time is reserved for 55+ to explore new crafts, games, or activities.

Audience: Adult

Create It

Monday, April 13, 2020 | 6:30-7:30pm | The Learning Center Art Kids

Explore your creativity. We'll provide the materials and a few basic ideas. Kids supply the imagination and ingenuity. There's fun to be made here!

Audience: 5 - 12 years

Monoprinting Experience

Saturday, April 18, 2020 | 1-3pm | Learning Center Gallery Exhibits Art

Experience the fun of creating one-of-a-kind prints with a technique known as monoprinting. This process can be simple or complex as the artist wishes. We will demonstrate a variety of methods to try so everyone can take away ideas for future artworks. Families welcome!

Audience: All Ages

Teen Art

Monday, April 20, 2020 | 7-8pm | The Edge Art Teens

Let's explore a variety of art techniques and materials as we make art together. Let your creativity flow.

Audience: 12 - 18 years

Art and You

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 | 4-5pm | Garfield Community Center Art Kids

Use your imagination with a wide variety of materials such as paints, wire and paper mache'. Explore artists, techniques and world cultures.

Audience: 5 - 12 years

Crafting With Creativebug

Thursday, April 23, 2020 | 1-2pm | Learning Center Art

Get an overview of the video classes, patterns and inspiration available from Creativebug. Work on a craft project inspired by the site. Supplies provided.

Audience: All Ages

Art Collecting for the Library

Friday, April 24, 2020 | 6:30-8pm | Alice C. Sabatini Gallery Adults Gallery Exhibits Art

Gallery Director Emeritus Larry Peters and Art Collection Curator Sherry Best will give you a new look at the library's permanent art collection. Learn how the collection began, why we collect what we do, how the art collection reflects our community, and what we will collect for the future.

Audience: Adult

Art and You

Monday, April 27, 2020 | 5:30-6:30pm | Shawnee North Community Center, 300 NE 43rd St Art Kids

Use your imagination with a wide variety of materials such as paints, wire and paper mache. Explore artists, techniques and world cultures.

Audience: 5 - 12 years

Paper Flowers

Thursday, April 30, 2020 | 9-10:30am | Shawnee North Community Center, 300 NE 43rd St Adults Art

Learn to make a variety of paper flowers from tissue paper, crepe paper and floral decorating supplies. Paper flowers can be used for garlands, party favors or to add a pop of color to your everyday life. Materials provided. 

Audience: Adult

Art Detectives

Saturday, May 2, 2020 | 10-11am | Lingo Story Room Art Books Kids

Discuss a book about an artist or a book with artistic illustrations and look for clues to decipher an image from the book. Create your own artwork in the spirit of this artist or illustrator.

Audience: 8 - 18 years

Teen Art

Monday, May 4, 2020 | 7-8pm | The Edge Art Teens

Let's explore a variety of art techniques and materials as we make art together. Let your creativity flow.

Audience: 12 - 18 years

Coiled Basketry

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 | 1-2:30pm | Crestview Community Center, 4801 SW Shunga Dr Adults Art

Learn how to make a coiled coaster or a small coiled basket using yarn wrapped around clothesline. We'll put a modern twist on this ancient craft. Materials provided.

Audience: Adult

Art and You

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 | 4-5pm | Oakland Community Center, 801 NE Poplar St Art Kids

Use your imagination with a wide variety of materials such as paints, wire and paper mache. Explore artists, techniques and world cultures.

Audience: 5 - 12 years

Art and You

Thursday, May 7, 2020 | 3-4:30pm | Central Park Community Center, 1534 SW Clay St Art Kids

Use your imagination with a wide variety of materials such as paints, wire and paper mache. Explore artists, techniques and world cultures.

Audience: 5 - 12 years

Senior Social

Monday, May 11, 2020 | 12:30-2pm | Learning Center Adults Art

This time is reserved for 55+ to explore new crafts, games, or activities.

Audience: Adult

Create It

Monday, May 11, 2020 | 6:30-7:30pm | The Learning Center Art Kids

Explore your creativity. We'll provide the materials and a few basic ideas. Kids supply the imagination and ingenuity. There's fun to be made here!

Audience: 5 - 12 years

Art in Common

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 | 1-2:30pm | Learning Center Adults Art

Nurture your creative spirit through discussion, exploration and hands-on art making. Find inspiration and resources in our community, gallery, library and online. Supplies available for the first 18 participants.

Audience: Adult

Teen Art

Monday, May 18, 2020 | 7-8pm | The Edge Art Teens

Let's explore a variety of art techniques and materials as we make art together. Let your creativity flow.

Audience: 12 - 18 years

Sculpture Experience

Saturday, May 23, 2020 | 1-3pm | Learning Center Gallery Exhibits Art

Be part this exploratory art project to discover how artists develop their ideas. Starting with a word game, we will build sculptures to represent our own interpretations. A variety of materials and tools will be provided.   

Audience: All Ages

Coiled Basketry

Thursday, May 28, 2020 | 9-10:30am | Shawnee North Community Center, 300 NE 43rd St Adults Art

Learn how to make a coiled coaster or a small coiled basket using yarn wrapped around clothesline. We'll put a modern twist on this ancient craft. Materials provided.

Audience: Adult

Teen Art

Monday, June 1, 2020 | 7-8pm | The Edge Art Teens

Let's explore a variety of art techniques and materials as we make art together. Let your creativity flow.

Audience: 12 - 18 years

Senior Social

Monday, June 8, 2020 | 12:30-2pm | Learning Center Adults Art

This time is reserved for 55+ to explore new crafts, games, or activities.

Audience: Adult

Art in Common

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 | 1-2:30pm | Learning Center Adults Art

Nurture your creative spirit through discussion, exploration and hands-on art making. Find inspiration and resources in our community, gallery, library and online. Supplies available for the first 18 participants.

Audience: Adult

Teen Art

Monday, June 15, 2020 | 7-8pm | The Edge Art Teens

Let's explore a variety of art techniques and materials as we make art together. Let your creativity flow.

Audience: 12 - 18 years

Teen Art

Monday, July 6, 2020 | 7-8pm | The Edge Art Teens

Let's explore a variety of art techniques and materials as we make art together. Let your creativity flow.

Audience: 12 - 18 years