Monday, October 20, 2014

Life Art

For Immediate Release                                                          Contact: Stephanie Donaldson
October 20, 2014                                                                    Director of Art Education
                                                                                                Coos Art Museum
                                                                                                (541) 267-3901 ext. 105

QUICK OVERVIEW
Title:                            “The Art of Native Life” presented by Jesse Beers, Cultural Director for the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians
What:                          lecture
Dates:                          Thursday, October 23, 2014
Time:                           5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Where:                        Coos Art Museum, 235 Anderson, Coos Bay, OR
Fee:                             FREE for CAM members/ $5 non-members
For more info:             call (541) 267-3901 or email sldonaldson@coosart.org

IN MORE DETAIL
Coos Art Museum welcomes Jesse Beers as guest lecturer for the third of four lectures taking place Thursdays in October.  Join us on October 23, 2014 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. as Jesse covers the lecture topic “The Art of Native Life”. 

Jesse Beers is the Cultural Director for the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians.

Lecture is free for CAM members and $5 for non-members. For additional information contact the Art Education Department at (541) 267-3901.


Thank you for sharing.

Stephanie Donaldson
Director of Art Education
p. (541) 267-3901 ext. 105






Coos Art Museum
235 Anderson
Coos Bay, OR 97420
p. (541) 267-3901
f. (541) 267-4877
Hours of Operation:
Tues. – Fri. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sat. 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Wade in the Watercolor

For Immediate Release                                                          Contact: Stephanie Donaldson
October 13, 2014                                                                    Director of Art Education
                                                                                                Coos Art Museum
                                                                                                (541) 267-3901 ext. 105

QUICK OVERVIEW
Title:                            Wonderful World of Watercolor
What:                          watercolor class
Dates:                          Thursdays, Oct. 23, 30, November 6, 13, & 20, 2014
Time:                           10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Age Range:                  adults only
Skill Level:                   some watercolor experience to advanced
Media:                         watercolor
Where:                        Coos Art Museum, 235 Anderson, Coos Bay, OR 97420
Cost:                           $85 CAM members / $95 non-members
For more info:             call (541) 267-3901 or email sldonaldson@coosart.org

IN MORE DETAIL
One of Coos Art Museum’s most popular art instructors Liv Drahos has less than a handful of spaces left in her upcoming class “Wonderful World of Watercolor” which will feature the wet-into-wet painting technique along with tips for brushwork, layering, edges, and color mixing.  Learn how to section off the surface of your paper and invent color chords (relationships of one color to another) to make an underpainting that provides texture, shape and value. 

Designed for intermediate to advanced watercolorists, this 5-week adults-only workshop will take place on Thursdays, October 23, 30, November 6, 13, and 20, 2014 and costs $85 for CAM members or $95 for non-members.  Register online at http://www.coosart.org/art-ed-registration-form/ or contact CAM’s Art Education Department at (541) 267-3901.

Stephanie Donaldson
Director of Art Education
p. (541) 267-3901 ext. 105






Coos Art Museum
235 Anderson
Coos Bay, OR 97420
p. (541) 267-3901
f. (541) 267-4877
Hours of Operation:
Tues. – Fri. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sat. 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Lies, all lies




Below are the details for next week’s lecture (Thurs. 10/16/14). 

Don’t forget tonight’s lecture by Anne Sobbota titled “How Symbols Speak: The Complexities of Visual Language, Past and Present”.  Lecture starts at 5:30 p.m. at Coos Art Museum.


For Immediate Release                                                          Contact: Stephanie Donaldson
October 9, 2014                                                                      Director of Art Education
                                                                                                Coos Art Museum
                                                                                                (541) 267-3901 ext. 105

QUICK OVERVIEW
Title:                            “Writing Fiction or Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat” presented by Roland Miranda
What:                          lecture
Dates:                          Thursday, October 16, 2014
Time:                           5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Where:                        Coos Art Museum, 235 Anderson, Coos Bay, OR
Fee:                             FREE for CAM members/ $5 non-members
For more info:             call (541) 267-3901 or email sldonaldson@coosart.org

IN MORE DETAIL
What’s the difference between you and a bestselling author?  Find out Thursday, October 16, 2014 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Coos Art Museum.  Join the Museum for the second of its October lectures and escape into the world of fiction as local writer and photographer Roland Miranda delves into the lecture topic “Writing Fiction or Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat”.  With his engaging blend of humor and wit, Mr. Miranda will both entertain and educate the audience on what it takes to be a successful fiction writer.

Roland Miranda was for fifteen years the Artistic Director, writer, producer and actor of Poison Pen Mysteries of Dallas, Texas.  He has fifteen produced plays and is a published poet.  Mr. Miranda now lives in Coos Bay where he is active in the Arts Community as a Fine Art Photographer.

Lecture is free for CAM members and $5 for non-members. For additional information contact the Art Education Department at (541) 267-3901.


Thank you for sharing.

Stephanie Donaldson
Director of Art Education
p. (541) 267-3901 ext. 105
 
Coos Art Museum
235 Anderson
Coos Bay, OR 97420
p. (541) 267-3901
f. (541) 267-4877
Hours of Operation:
Tues. – Fri. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sat. 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.





Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Be Still



The STILL LIFE Show
 
The Southern Coos Hospital & Health Center has just received a bequest of still life paintings by the late Thomas Farmer, and to celebrate we have invited artists to submit their own still life paintings for the FALL SHOW which will open SUNDAY, OCTOBER 12th with a reception from 1-3 pm.
Thomas Farmer's newly framed paintings will be the featured works; you will have an opportunity to meet the new director of the Southern Coos Health Foundation,SCOTT MCEACHERN, and there will be music by those great harmonizers from Bandon High School , THE OVERTONES. Please join us!

Out of Paint

Join local celebrity artists this Sunday, October 12 from 10 am to 4 pm out at Mahaffy Ranch for a PLEIN AIR PAINT OUT, rain or shine!  A covered area is available if any of that pesky wet stuff should fall :-)  All ages and skill levels are welcome!

Want to find out more about the event? Check out our KCBY People at Noon segment or give us a call at (541) 267-3901.

Advance sign-ups are greatly appreciated!


PLEIN AIR PAINT OUT
at Mahaffy Ranch
& Children’s Art Education Scholarship Fundraiser

QUICK OVERVIEW
Title: Plein Air Paint Out at Mahaffy Ranch
& Children’s Art Education Scholarship Fundraiser
Date: Sunday, October 12, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Age Range: all ages
Skill Level: all skill levels welcome
Media: variety
Where: Mahaffy Ranch, 10362 Hwy 241, Coos Bay (~15 miles from Coos Art
Museum towards Allegany / follow the PUMPKIN signs)
Fee: $15* This event is a *FUNDRAISER. All proceeds go to Coos Art Museum’s children’s art education scholarship fund.
Important Note(s): Covered building available should it rain.
For more info: call (541) 267-3901 or email sldonaldson@coosart.org

IN MORE DETAIL
Coos Art Museum is incredibly excited and honored to once again be guests at Mahaffy Ranch for a Plein Air Paint Out on Sunday, October 12, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration fee is $15. This year’s event proceeds will fund Coos Art Museum’s children’s art education scholarship program. Nestled amid the mountains along the Millicoma River, this 95+ acre ranch features a huge u-pick pumpkin patch, corn maze, farm animals, tractors, corn cannon and harvest store decorated with every color, shape and size pumpkin and gourd imaginable. It is located at 10362 Hwy 241, Coos Bay (~15 miles from Coos Art Museum towards Allegany). Artists of all ages and skill levels are welcome to enjoy this serene, picturesque setting and paint plein air! Advance sign-ups are encouraged and greatly appreciated!
Weather in October is unpredictable, but more than likely it will be cold and damp. A covered building is available should it rain. For safety and sanitation, please no pets or smoking. Bring your own sack lunch. Snacks and beverages are available for purchase at the Mahaffy Ranch harvest store. This year they will also have mini donuts and espresso. Young Life/Wyld Life will be having a fundraiser BBQ, so that is also a food option.
If you are unable to participate, but would still like to show your support, please consider making a tax-deductible donation to the scholarship. Make check payable to Coos Art Museum and designate “SCHOLARSHIP” in the notes section of your check. Questions? Call (541) 267-3901 or email sldonaldson@coosart.org.


Thank you for sharing.

Best regards,
Stephanie Donaldson
Director of Art Education
p. (541) 267-3901 ext. 105


Coos Art Museum
235 Anderson
Coos Bay, OR 97420
p. (541) 267-3901
f. (541) 267-4877
Hours of Operation:
Tues. – Fri. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sat. 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.


Monday, October 6, 2014

Invited

You are cordially invited to the
Party at the Playhouse

October 24, 2014 5:30 pm
Opening Night for

The School for Lies
By David Ives

$25 per person (50% tax deductible)

Includes Wine/Beer and Finger Foods

Not Suitable for Children

Tickets available from members of the Dolphin Players
Or by calling 541-808-2611

Dolphin Playhouse
580 Newmark
In the historic Empire district of Coos Bay

Paperwork Endless Paperwork





For Immediate Release                                              Contact: Stephanie Donaldson
October 6, 2014                                                          Director of Art Education
                                                                                    Coos Art Museum
                                                                                    (541) 267-3901 ext. 105

Paper Art Workshop with Mary Humphrey and Holly Rodenkirk
QUICK OVERVIEW
Title:                Paper Art Workshop with Mary Humphrey and Holly Rodenkirk
What:              paper art workshop
Dates:              Saturday, November 1 and Saturday, November 8, 2014
Time:               10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on both Saturdays
Age Range:      teens and adults
Skill Level:       all skill levels, no previous experience necessary
Media:             paste and mixed media
Where:            Coos Art Museum, 235 Anderson, Coos Bay, OR
Cost:                $100 CAM members / $115 non-members for two-day workshop (plus $20 materials fee due the first day of class)
                        A limited number of scholarships are available for eligible teens to participate.
For more info: web- www.coosart.org, phone- (541) 267-3901, email- sldonaldson@coosart.org

IN MORE DETAIL
Timed to enhance and personalize your holiday gift giving, Coos Art Museum’s two-day Paper Art Workshop presented by Mary Humphrey and Holly Rodenkirk will take place Saturday, November 1 and 8, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Workshop participants will be using a combination of cooked paste and acrylic paint to create distinctive patterns on the surface of papers (keep your eyes open for items around the house that could be used to make unique patterns).  The following Saturday participants will use their creations to construct one-of-a-kind handmade books, greeting cards, picture frames, wrapping paper, and gift bags.  Join Holly and Mary for two days of creativity and enjoyment.  No previous experience necessary.  

Important notes: There will be an additional $20 materials fee due the first day of class.  Media: Paper and mixed media.  Skill level: All skill levels welcome.  Age Range: Teens and adults.

6 participants min. / 8 max. The fee is $100 for CAM members / $115 non-members for the two-day workshop.  A limited number of scholarships are available for eligible teens to participate.  For registration form visit www.coosart.org or contact the Art Education Dept. at (541) 267-3901 or sldonaldson@coosart.org.

Thank you for sharing.

Stephanie Donaldson
Director of Art Education
p. (541) 267-3901 ext. 105






Coos Art Museum
235 Anderson
Coos Bay, OR 97420
p. (541) 267-3901
f. (541) 267-4877
Hours of Operation:
Tues. – Fri. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sat. 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.