Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Calender of Events

May 16 (Sunday)
  • Annual Books in Bloom Literary Festival presented by the Carroll and Madison Public Library Foundation at the 1886 Crescent Hotel. This is for adults and children and features authors and book-related professionals.  For more information call 870-423-5300 or visit www.booksinbloom.org.
May 18-20 (Tues-Thurs)
  • THIS EVENT IS CANCELED: 2010 ARTCAR Get Together - Expect to see dozens of art cars and hundreds of art car enthusiasts around town: Cruising, community outreach, meet and greet the art cartists, and a Parade on Spring Street. For more information contact Ranaga Farbiarz or Mr. Shrine (Ralph Wilson)
May 19 (Wednesday)
  • THIS EVENT IS CANCELED: ArtCar Parade – along Spring Street and around town beginning at 6:00 p.m.
May 20 (Thursday)
  • Poetluck – a potluck dinner and literary salon at The Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow in Eureka Springs. Bring a dish to pass, spend quality time with resident writers, and share a bit of your writing with the group if you like. 479-253-7444.
May 21 (Friday)
  • Annual White Street Studio Walk. Historic White Street is the working address of several local artists who annually open their homes and studios (and front lawns and sidewalks) to the public to view the latest works of local artists. 4:00-10:00 pm. For more information, call 479-253-2586.
May 22 (Saturday)
  • Zark’s Fine Design Gallery presents a show & artist’s reception for renowned glass artisan Rollin Karg: Hot Glass & Cold Steel – blown glass and metal sculptures. Rollin Karg designs and creates small and massive sculptural pieces from molten glass, usually shaped in a freeform, asymmetrical manner. 6-9 p.m. Visit website or call 479-253-2626.
  • Mark and Eli Hopkins return to 83 Spring Street Gallery, unveiling the newest pieces in Mark’s one-of-a-kind collection, themed ‘Child’s Play’. Also, see Eli’s latest creations. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. For more information go to www.83springstreet.com or call 479-253-8310.
  • Meet artists Ken and Sandy Starbird in a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. at Eureka Thyme. Ken’s ceramic creations continue to amaze and delight! Sandy’s and her fabric primal images are expanding our consciousness daily.  479-363-9600.
  • Eureka Fine Art Company, 78 Spring Street, will host 3 artists for the Saturday Gallery Stroll 6-9pm: Lisa Bauer – Beautiful, realistic acrylics and oils; Candace Kenyon – Delightful fabric collage; and Sheyodi – Decorative and functional ceramics. For more information, call the gallery at 479-253-6595.
  • At The Jewel Box Gallery, 77 Spring Street, featured artist, Wayne Schmidt will present new stones and jewelry designs fabricated in silver. Reception 6-9 pm. For more information, call 479-253-7828
  • At Iris at the Basin Park, Sue Burkart Chisholm is coming from Canton, Georgia, to introduce new wall d├ęcor, new raku vases and a multipurpose ceramic ‘Sunstar’. Her ceramic art has been a mainstay of the gallery since it opened. She adds a bit to her distinctive Nativity set each year; her wall pockets are a favorite of gallery regulars. 1-4 & 6-9 PM at 8 Spring Street. Call 479-253-9494 for more information.
  • Mark Nichols, paper artist extraordinaire, will be at Quicksilver Gallery, 73 Spring Street, to discuss his handmade paper. Combining dried plant materials from his garden with the paper, Mark treats the surface with various powdered metals. Patinas give the work warmth, while the combination of organics and metals question what is reality. Call 479/253-7679 for more information.
  • 63rd Annual Garden Club Plant Sale from 8am-3pm in the parking lot of the Eureka Springs High School. For more information call Mary at 479-253-7078.
  • Eureka Springs Garden Club’s Spring Garden Tour from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. $20. For more info call 479-253-7078.
  • Saturday Gallery Stroll.  6-9 p.m.  every Saturday in May.  Our galleries invite you to have refreshments while you peruse the amazing art of Eureka Springs. For more information visit Art of Eureka website.

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