October Events

Bras On The Bricks 

Dates and time:  Friday, October 7, 11 am to 8 pm; Saturday, October 8, 11 am to 5 pm

As part of Breast Cancer Awareness for the month of October, the Wiregrass Gallery will once again be conducting a fundraiser for Kicking Cancer of Southwest Georgia, a local organization dedicated to supporting members of our community with breast cancer and their families.  We will provide bras, hangers, “bling” (rhinestones, beads, feathers, flowers, etc.) glue, glue cards and applicator sticks.  Participants will keep the bras they decorate.  A donation of $15.00 is requested and all proceeds will go to Kicking Cancer.

Dates and time:  Friday, October 7, 11 am to 8 pm; Saturday, October 8, 11 am to 5 pm

 

Saturday Oct. 29th  Meet the Wiregrass Wizard  Gallery member Lou Schneider will demonstrate slime-making on .  A kid friendly art activity will also be conducted.  Candy for Treat or Treat will be available.

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Walter Hobbs Exhibit  Walter, a well-known potter, will have an exhibit of his work For the Love of Mud in the Josette’s Gallery at the Turner Center for the Arts in Valdosta, Georgia.  His work includes both functional and one-of-a-kind creations.  Walter learned his craft from over a half dozen prominent ceramic artists and has received numerous awards throughout Florida and Georgia.  He taught art for 30 years including at the Lowndes County School System, Troy State University, Valdosta State University, and the Turner Center for the Arts.

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Mary Sterner Lawson Exhibit  Portrait Studies, an exhibit of Mary’s artwork will be at the Gadsden Arts Center and Museum through December 17th.   The exhibit includes autographed drawings of more than 50 musicians, artists, activists, and 60’s and 70’s doo-wop and rock and roll groups and stars.  Mary will be on Art Talk Live on October 15th at 1 pm, a Zoom interview from the Gadsden Art Center and Museum about the exhibit.  The interview will be taped and available later at the following link: https://gadsdenarts.org/exhibitions/Current

Feel free to contact us with event requests or suggestions 

All of the events that the Wiregrass Gallery provides or participates in are decided by the Events and Promotions Committee. Co-Chairs: Terri Eggers & Marty Haythorn

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