The annual Yuletyme Fair kicks off with the Preview Reception on Tuesday, November 18 from 6 to 8 pm at the Art Center. This a one-of-a-kind shopping experience transforms the gallery from a fine art exhibition space to a fun, energetic gift market featuring artwork and hand-made items by local artists offering a wide range of mediums. Click here for Yuletyme Fair hours and also if you would like to participate.
The St. Clair Rotary Club is sponsoring the 2015 Bootlegger Balladeer and Poet Laureate songwriting and poetry contest. The competition is to determine who can write the best song or poem for the “2015 Legend“. Poets will be competing for the title, St. Clair’s 2015 Poet Laureate and song writers will compete for the title, St. Clair’s 2015 Bootlegger Balladeer. Click here to view the full contest Rules & Regulations. The Entry Form for the contest can be viewed and printed at this link.
Chalk the Walk will soon be here! On Saturday, September 27 from 10 am to 4 pm the St. Clair Art Association and the St. Clair Chamber of Commerce will sponsor “Chalk the Walk”. Stop in at the Art Center in Riverview Plaza in downtown Saint Clair and register to get a box of chalk and create your own sidewalk work of Art! No cost to participate for kids & adults! Click here for photos from past Chalk the Walk events. The same day you can also check out the 6th Annual Whistles on the Water in Palmer Park from 9 am to 6 pm, where you can see and hear the historic whistles.
The class flyer for the new class session starting September 1 week is now available. Go to our Classes page to view and download the full flyer showing class descriptions, schedule and costs for each class and workshop. This session class offerings include clay, painting, digital photography, sewing, quilting, printmaking and Tangling Yarn-Knitting & Crochet. We welcome Jason Stier as an instructor this session!! Jason will teach Drawing & Beyond where students will explore the impact of art & design on everyday life. A workshop led by Jason titled Technology in Art is scheduled for Saturday, September 20 at 10 am. Bring your own laptop, tablet or smart phone and explore how technology has become a powerful & versatile tool for creating art, photography, video editing, music making 3D design and more!
The winners of the 2014 Street Banner contest were selected by a vote of the public and announced at the May 14 reception for all the banner artists. The winning youth banner is shown at left and the winning adult banner on the right. To view all the entries and see who had the top three vote totals for youth and adult categories, click here to go to the Street Banner Page. Congratulations to all our banner artists!
The banners will be hanging from the skylights in the corridors of the Riverview Plaza in downtown Saint Clair until they are moved to be on display from street lampposts throughout Saint Clair.