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Windgate Art School Open House & Member Mingle

May 18 @ 1:00 pm 4:00 pm

Photo of a man throwing pottery on a wheel in an art studio while a group of people watch.

Whether you are an experienced artist or a first-time student, this open house provides a relaxed and welcoming environment for you to meet our incredible instructors, picture what it would be like to take an art class at the Windgate Art School, and celebrate the opening of the 63rd Young Arkansas Artists exhibition. Members can enjoy benefits throughout the afternoon, including complimentary beverages at the Member Mingle bar in the Atrium.

Registration for summer adult classes closes soon, making this the perfect time to stop by and see what the Windgate Art School has to offer you!

Here is the schedule for the afternoon:

1:00-1:30 P.M.

  • Wheel Throwing Demonstration (Ceramics Studio)
  • Handbuilding Demonstration (Ceramics Studio)
  • Cutting Board Demonstration (Wood Shop)

2:00-2:30 P.M.

  • Printmaking Demonstration (Flex Studio)
  • Painting Demonstration (Drawing Studio)
  • Digital Drawing Demonstration (Drawing Studio)

2:30-3:00 P.M.

  • Torchworking Demonstration (Glass Studio)
  • Torch Firing Metal Clay Demonstration (Metals Studio)
  • Adult Performing Arts Q+A (Flex Studio)

3:00-4:00 P.M.

  • Self-guided tours of all studios.

Photo by Jason Masters.

The Windgate Art School is generously supported by the Windgate Foundation with additional support from Sherry Worthen in memory of George Worthen.

The 63rd Young Arkansas Artists exhibition and awards are supported by the Alice L. Walton Foundation, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, and Cindy and Greg Feltus for the Anne and Robert Hickman Foundation in memory of Laurie Hickman Cox, with additional support from Mid-Southern Watercolorists.

Redeemable coupons awarded to the 63rd Young Arkansas Artists exhibition honorable mention and best in class winners are provided by Blick Art Materials.


May 18
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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Members, please register at the link below.


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