NEWSLETTER: July Happenings at Kimball Art Center (PARK CITY)

Chairs made by the Young Artists' Academy will be up for auction at the Kimball Art Center Gala.
Dear Valued Members & Supporters, 

 

 

You might have heard our big news! The Kimball Art Center welcomes Lindsie Smith as our new Executive Director. Lindsie joins us from the Clark Planetarium and takes the helm as the Kimball transitions into our next chapter. She officially starts on July 10, just in time for our annual Gala on July 13 and the 48th Annual Park City Kimball Arts Festival from August 4-6. Lindsie has an extensive background working in nonprofits and a deep love for the arts. We are all very excited to have her here and can’t wait to see what the future brings. You can read more in her interview with the Park Record.

In addition to that exciting news, we want to share our Visiting Artist Series. The Kimball’s Education Department prides itself on providing high quality, relevant art classes. This summer’s Visiting Artist Series brings four incredible artists from around the country to Park City. The first artist is Nancy Paris Pruden from Houston, TX. She will teach two Plein Air in Oils workshops. The second is Kath Macaulay, from Spokane, WA, who will teach Pocket Sketching, one class for beginners and one as a refresher course. Then Katherine England, well known around the Kimball for her awesome mosaics, will teach several classes for kids, teens and adults. Finally, August brings Debra Dolsberry, all the way from Hawaii, to teach Silk Painting, a new class offering.  

 

Please join us in welcoming Lindsie and our visiting artists to the Kimball Art Center community. Hope to see you at our many upcoming events including our Gala where Lindsie will make her first public appearance. 

 

Happy Creating,

Kimball Art Center 

EVENTS 
2017 Kimball Art Center Annual Gala
Thursday, July 136:00 p.m. 

Now is the time to buy tickets for the 2017 Kimball Art Center Annual Gala happening on July 13!

 

 

Savor an interactive culinary experience by Done To Your Taste, sip on art-inspired cocktails, capture the evening in a portrait lounge styled by MANICPROJECT Photography and bid in our live auction. The Kimball Art Center Gala, presented by Zions BankOhana Realty and Montage Residences: Los Cabos, will be a gala like you’ve never experienced before. Join us on Thursday, July 13 to celebrate the arts and support the Kimball's exhibitions, education programs and events.

Art Talk: The Art Of American Whiskey & Its Role In Shaping The Western Frontier
Wednesday, July 196:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 
We invite Kimball Art Center Members to join us to hear Jane Perkins, co-founder of High West Distillery and co-author of "The Golden Elixir of the West: Whiskey and the Shaping of America" for an insider's look at the iconic drink and its role in shaping the American West.
2017 Park City Kimball Arts Festival
August 4 - 6 
Half the fun is the Festival After Dark! During the weekend of the 48th Annual Park City Kimball Arts Festival, presented by Zions Bank, there will be fun activities for the whole family all weekend long. Make it a weekend getaway and book your lodging through one of our Official Lodging Providers. 
Book any Deer Valley Resort summer lodging or package during the Kimball Arts Festival weekend, August 4-6, 2017, and receive a 20% discount on tickets to the Festival. Make a reservation here or call 435.645.6528
Book through Stay Park City to receive two free Kimball Arts Festival wristbands and 5% off when you use the offer code: PCART. 
EDUCATION
Visiting Artist Nancy Paris Pruden 
Plein Air in Oils: Workshop I & II
July 6-8 & July 28-30
Nancy Paris Pruden is an award winning artist from Houston, Texas who has taught workshops in Mexico, France, Ireland and Italy as well as the U.S. She will be teaching two workshops this summer here in Park City with an emphasis on painting Plein Air. The workshop is open to all levels from experienced artists wanting to expand their knowledge to novice painters looking for a solid foundation in the basics of oil painting.
Visiting Artist Katherine England
Right Brain Creative Drawing & Journalism Workshop
July 22 & 23 
For Katherine, daily art journaling is her meditation, her solace, her creative challenge and her confidant. Katherine emphasizes the act of being aware – recognizing moments and feelings without simply writing about them. This class explores and addresses the habit and ritual of daily journaling with the goal of learning self-expression in ways that are satisfying to you and visually interesting to the occasional observer. 
Summer Camp Registration is Open! 
Week-long camps offered from June 12 - August 24
Each week, we offer a summer camp for tots, kids and teens. Kids and teens can choose from three different sessions or sign up for all three! Make sure your child's summer is filled with art and creativity. 
New this year, we are offering a 2-hour tots camp from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. and several classes taught in Spanish and English by instructor Janice Lafarga. 
EXHIBITIONS 
Richard Serra: Prints 
Main Gallery: June 10 August 20
"But rather than a massive sculpture installation, his exhibition at the Kimball, appropriately called Richard Serra: Prints, shows a different perspective on the artist’s work. With more than 45 years of experimentation in the medium of printmaking, these black and white prints showcase many innovative techniques and, although you won’t be able to move through them, they still represent a highly evocative version of these physical experiences. This exhibition is drawn from the collections of the Jordan D. Schnitzer Family Foundation." 
Read more from Park City Magazine here
Ink for Alaska
Café Gallery: June 1 - August 31
Portland, Oregon artists, Barbara Mason and Alex Prentiss, supporters of The Alaska Wilderness League, used their talents to help raise awareness and money for the League. Believing in the effort to preserve Alaska’s wild lands and waters, they creatively developed a project using their life experiences in printmaking and invited others to participate in a juried printmaking exhibit showcasing the Art of the Print, with work inspired by Alaska and the northern wilderness. Any printmaking process was permissible.
MEMBERSHIP
Become a Member Today!  
Join or Renew & get Skullcandy Headphones!

Be one of the first 100 people to join or renew your membership between July 1 - August 15, 2017 and receive exclusive Kimball Art Center branded Skullcandy headphones! 

Kimball Arts Festival Member Wristbands 
Pick up your Arts Fest wristbands before Aug. 4

Don't forget, Members receive complimentary entry into our Park City Kimball Arts Festival. Wristbands will be available for pick up at our Front Desk. If you would like your wristbands mailed to you, please email membership@kimballartcenter.org to make arrangements. 

 

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