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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Lincoln Highway Arts Festival, Artist Tyler Roos

Artist Tyler Roos will be showing his work at this year’s 10th Annual Mount Vernon Lincoln Highway Arts Festival. Come see Tyler’s work September 19th from 9 AM to 4 PM.

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MVAAC Sponsored Summer Lisbon Art Program July 22, 2015  

Robert Schueler presented a thought provoking circle of life presentation on what is art and what makes an artist.  The kids created a portraiture of themselves.
 
The next program is being presented by Leland Turner, Fabric Mosaics on August 12 from 1:30 – 2:30.  This will be the last summer program but, watch for a new schedule
coming next school year.

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Lisbon Summer Art Program, Two More Classes

There will be two more sessions for the MVAAC Lisbon Summer Art Program:
July 22 – Portraiture by Robert Schueler
August 12 – Fabric Mosaic by Leland Turner
The sessions will be held in the Lisbon library from 1:30 to 2:30.
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MVAAC Sponsored Summer Lisbon Art Program July 8th, 2015

Denise Murphy presented alcohol inks. Denise presented three projects with alcohol inks, 1) Book marks on Yupo, using stamping technique 2) Landscapes on tiles using a straw blending technique and stamping for flowers 3) Flowers on tiles blowing through straws.

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The kids who attended the afterschool program created their own works using the inks.

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The next session is scheduled for July 22nd.

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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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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