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Art Briefs

Posted: Thursday, July 24, 2003

Art classes offered

The Peninsula Art Guild is offering workshops during the summer at the Kenai Fine Arts Center on Cook Street in Kenai. Anyone interested should contact the teachers to sign up for the classes. Stephanie Cox, at 260-7459, will teach an art class for kindergarten through eighth-grade students on Tuesdays and Thursdays through Aug. 15.

Shirley Lennox will teach a color mixing and brush techniques class for all ages if enough people express an interest in the class. She can be reached at steve-shirley@pocketmail.com. Lou Heite, at 262-1777, will give a paper-making class Sept. 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Kids' art workshops held

The Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center will hold two art workshops for kids Saturday. At 10 a.m., printmaking will be offered for kids ages 5 to 9. At 1 p.m., painting will be offered for kids ages 9 to 13. There is a $15 fee for the workshops and preregistration is advised. For more information, call 283-1991.

Theater production needs donated dolls

Alaska Children's Institute for the Performing Arts is seeking donations of all kinds and sizes of porcelain dolls for a production it will stage in early August. To donate, call Joe Rizzo at 283-6109.

Museum seeks volunteers

The Pratt Museum in Homer is in need of volunteer gallery hosts and tour docents for the summer. Flexible hours let volunteers suit busy schedules. For more information, call Pam Kocer or Virginia Marks at (907) 235-8635, ext. 26.

Future of Pratt Museum to be discussed

The Pratt Museum in homer will host a brown bag lunch from noon to 1 p.m. July 31 in the museum's lower level to discuss the future plans for the museum and topics of interest to participants on the main exhibit gallery renovation and site plans.

Artists in Schools solicits interest

The Artists in Schools program is accepting applications for professional performing artists to be an artist in residence for the program. The program is accepting applications from performing artists including actors, puppeteers, singers, dancers, mimes, musicians, circus artists as well as Alaska Native drummers, dancers and storytellers. Applications are due Nov. 1.

For more information or for an application, call (907) 269-6682, e-mail ais_aksca@eed.state.ak.us or write Artists in Schools, P.O. Box 113413, Anchorage, AK 99511.



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