Lincoln Highway Arts Festival, Call to Artists

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Call to Artists –

The Mount Vernon Area Arts Council (MVAAC) invites you to participate in the 10th Annual Lincoln Highway Arts Festival (LHAF) on September 19, 2015 from 9 – 4 pm in Mount Vernon, IA.

For Registration go to http://mvaac.org/127-2/.

We are planning to make this year’s event bigger and better than ever for the 10 year anniversary. Please join in the celebration!

The deadline for Registration is September 1, 2015.

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MVAAC Sponsored Summer Lisbon Art Program June 24, 2015

The MVAAC sponsored art program was today, June 24, 2015.  Kim Wolfe instructed on making fairies and elves.  Coincidentally it was International Fairy Day.  The next program date is July 8th, 2015 at the Lisbon Library.

Thanks to Kim Wolfe!!!
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John Krob, June 27th Show

 

Local favorite John Krob and his band play country music popular with young and old audience members alike. The show will be from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Saturday June 27 at Lincoln Square Park in Lisbon and admittance will be free.

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MVAAC Sponsored Summer Lisbon Art Program June 10, 2015

Denise Murphy presented alcohol inks.  Denise presented three projects with alcohol inks, 1) Abstract on Yupo paper, 2) Straw blown flowers on Yupo paper, 3) Marbeling on Acrylic paper.  Everyone had so much fun with this fun and vibrant medium.
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MVAAC sponsors the Lisbon afterschool program as well as this new summer youth program which will provide for 5 sessions.
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The next session is scheduled for June 24th with Kim Wolfe.  Kim will instruct on making fairies with mixed media.
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Checker and the Bluetones, June 20th Show

Classic rock from the 60s and 70s, with sax and female vocalist
Time: 7 pm
Details: Tickets are 15.00 each and can be purchased at MVAAC.org.
BYOB, cups are available for purchase onsite for $5.00
Location: Uptown Theater of the First Street Community Center in Mount Vernon.

Checker and the Bluetones at The Hub in Cedar Falls, Iowa Friday, April 29, 2011. (RICK CHASE / Courier Staff Photographer)

Checker and the Bluetones at The Hub in Cedar Falls, Iowa Friday, April 29, 2011. (RICK CHASE / Courier Staff Photographer)

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Fox and Branch, Two Shows June 13th

Old time music, including country, swing, blues, Celtic, fiddling and more.

Times: Free children’s show at 11:00 a.m. and a later show at 7:00 p.m.

Tickets for the evening show are $15 each and can be purchased at MVAAC.org.

BYOB, cups are available onsite for $5

Location: Uptown Theatre of the First Street Community Center in Mount Vernon.Fox and Branch

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Summer Art program

The Mount Vernon Area Arts Council is sponsoring a summer art Program at the Lisbon Library.  Artists will be paid 50.00 per session and be provided a small material fee.  Please contact Denise Murphy if you have any interest at denise@rislite.com.
There will be a total of 5 sessions from 1:30 – 2:30 pm on the dates of June 10th and 24th, July 8th and 22nd, and August 12th.
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Lincoln Highway 2015, Call for Applications

Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Lincoln Highway Arts Festival. This is the festival’s 10 anniversary and we’re planning a wonderful event on Saturday, Sept. 19 in Mount Vernon. Artists can apply online at http://mvaac.org/127-2/.
If you’d like to see a little video about the Lincoln Highway Arts Festival, go here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2bhUZLiNk7M&feature=youtu.be
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MVAAC Lisbon Scholarship Recipient

MVAAC presented Lisbon senior Lila Dougherty with a 500.00 scholarship on May 13, 2015.  Lila will be attending ISU as a design student in the Fall.
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Mount Vernon MVAAC Scholarship Recipient

The Mount Vernon Area Arts Council presented Sara Lyon with a 500.00 scholarship on 5/11/2015 at the Mount Vernon Senior awards night.  Sara will be attending Augustana College in Rock Island, IL in the Fall.

The award goes to a senior attending a 2 or 4 year college and pursuing the arts.  (Visual, performing, written or music)

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2015 Lincoln Highway Arts Festival Artists Application

2015 Lincoln Highway Arts Festival Artists Application

MVAAC Executive Committee

Steve Maravetz (president)
Denise Murphy (vice president)
Danielle Ameling (secretary)
Mary Beth Freeman (treasurer)
Dale Beeks
Carol Dillard
Katrina Garner
Leland Turner
Susannah Biondo-Gemmell
Chris Goodwin
Marie DeVries
Diana Crowley