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October 2019

Machine Workshop — Group B

October 19, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

INSTRUCTORS: Steve Bowles & Bill Oman Group A: Saturday, Oct. 19, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Group B: Saturday, Oct. 19, 2 - 5 p.m. Groups A & B Sunday, Oct. 20, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Ages: 5th - 12th Graders This workshop will introduce students to the basics of designing and building a simple “Rube Goldberg”-type machine. An overview of simple machines will be presented along with discussion of the use of potential energy, trigger-mechanisms. Then the students…

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Studio Gallery Walk — Telling Stories through Words and Images

October 22, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Telling Stories through Words and Images September 5 – October 22 Poetry Reading Sept. 5, 2-4 p.m. Gallery Reception Oct. 3, 7-9 p.m. Gallery Walk Oct. 22, 12-2 p.m. The Studio Gallery is pleased to present a multi-disciplined experience. Through poetry and visual arts, Saari shares intimate glimpses into her own personal history. These vignettes from the artist’s personal collection provide viewers stories of her 20th century European family and life from the Austrian countryside. Saari, a storyteller, gives witness…

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November 2019

Northern Exposure Artist Reception

November 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Bonifas Arts Center supports its annual regional competition, Northern Exposure, expressly to both encourage Upper Peninsula artists to create new artworks and to showcase a comprehensive look at the contemporary artwork being created in the U.P.

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Northern Exposure XXVI Reception

November 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Meet the Artists’ Reception The Bonifas Arts Center supports its annual regional competition, Northern Exposure, expressly to both encourage Upper Peninsula artists to create new artworks and to showcase a comprehensive look at the contemporary artwork being created in the U.P.

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January 2020

Fabrications V: U.P. Fiber Arts Reception

January 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Exhibit runs January 9 - February 20 Opening Reception Jan. 9, 7 to 9 p.m. with awards at 8 p.m. All types of fiber artists throughout the Upper Peninsula have submitted to the Fabrications V exhibit that will start off our 2020 gallery line up! This show is juried by fiber artist Sarah Eichhorn, of Milwaukee, WI, and is sure to warm you up through these cold months. This show has been a long time coming as it’s been six…

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Brown Bag Discussions

January 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Bring your lunch and learn different aspects of the fiber arts from local artists each week. These discussions are free to attend. Jan. 15: Thread Painting with Rose Peltier Jan. 22: Art to Wear: Sewing Technique & Trunk Show with Diane Kribs-Mays Jan. 29: The Weaving Process with Computer Aid with Carol Irving Feb. 5: Crazy Quilting with Maureen Lapinski Feb. 12: Fashion Forward Portrait Quilts with Laurie Ceesay Landree Feb. 19: Playing with Silk Ties with Theresa Ross

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Brown Bag Discussions

January 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Bring your lunch and learn different aspects of the fiber arts from local artists each week. These discussions are free to attend. Jan. 15: Thread Painting with Rose Peltier Jan. 22: Art to Wear: Sewing Technique & Trunk Show with Diane Kribs-Mays Jan. 29: The Weaving Process with Computer Aid with Carol Irving Feb. 5: Crazy Quilting with Maureen Lapinski Feb. 12: Fashion Forward Portrait Quilts with Laurie Ceesay Landree Feb. 19: Playing with Silk Ties with Theresa Ross

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Brown Bag Discussions

January 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Bring your lunch and learn different aspects of the fiber arts from local artists each week. These discussions are free to attend. Jan. 15: Thread Painting with Rose Peltier Jan. 22: Art to Wear: Sewing Technique & Trunk Show with Diane Kribs-Mays Jan. 29: The Weaving Process with Computer Aid with Carol Irving Feb. 5: Crazy Quilting with Maureen Lapinski Feb. 12: Fashion Forward Portrait Quilts with Laurie Ceesay Landree Feb. 19: Playing with Silk Ties with Theresa Ross

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February 2020

Brown Bag Discussions

February 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Bring your lunch and learn different aspects of the fiber arts from local artists each week. These discussions are free to attend. Jan. 15: Thread Painting with Rose Peltier Jan. 22: Art to Wear: Sewing Technique & Trunk Show with Diane Kribs-Mays Jan. 29: The Weaving Process with Computer Aid with Carol Irving Feb. 5: Crazy Quilting with Maureen Lapinski Feb. 12: Fashion Forward Portrait Quilts with Laurie Ceesay Landree Feb. 19: Playing with Silk Ties with Theresa Ross

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Brown Bag Discussions

February 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Bring your lunch and learn different aspects of the fiber arts from local artists each week. These discussions are free to attend. Jan. 15: Thread Painting with Rose Peltier Jan. 22: Art to Wear: Sewing Technique & Trunk Show with Diane Kribs-Mays Jan. 29: The Weaving Process with Computer Aid with Carol Irving Feb. 5: Crazy Quilting with Maureen Lapinski Feb. 12: Fashion Forward Portrait Quilts with Laurie Ceesay Landree Feb. 19: Playing with Silk Ties with Theresa Ross

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