Travel over the rainbow with Center City Saturday, 1-5 p.m. March 20. Enjoy a special matinee of The Wizard of Oz for only $5, plus visit various Art Walk galleries for discounts, live art demonstrations, personalized Easter ornaments, archaeological relics and a free art raffle.
We're off to see the wizard ... at The Gillioz
Come to the historic Gillioz Theatre
during Center City Saturday, 1-5 p.m.
March 20, for a special matinee of
Wizard of Oz
. Tickets are only $5 and the matinee begins at 2
Relive this classic film starring Judy Garland on the big screen while
the unique ambiance of the historic Gillioz Theatre. And while you're
don't miss The Gillioz's ongoing display of works by Artist Sierra
Based on The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
L. Frank Baum's
1900 children's novel, The Wizard of Oz
was released in
has come to be one of the world's best known films. At the Gillioz,
will see this timeless celebration of the filmmaker's art as it was
meant to be
seen: in grand movie palace style.
"I'll get you ... and your little dog, too!"
Fans of The Wizard of Oz
can find a wide variety
of fun items related to the film at Ampersand
, 310 S. Campbell, next door to Springfield Hot Glass Studio. From T-shirts warning "Don't mess with Toto!" to Tin Man doorstops, collectible figurines, mini tins, magnetic signs, snow globes and even a collector set of eight Wizard of Oz character Pez dispensers, Ampersand is a delightful stop on the Yellow Brick Road.
Personalized Easter ornaments at Good Girl Art
Welcome spring at Good Girl Art
Gallery, 325 E. Walnut
St., Ste. 101,
where Artist Jesse Cox will be hand painting personalized
ornaments. Get your own Easter ornament, and enjoy art by March
Artists Elaine Pawlowicz and Eric Vaughn.
Win a free, matted print at Fresh Gallery
Visit Fresh Gallery,located at the corner of Campbell and Walnut, and enter your name in the free raffle by March Featured Artist Clarissa French for a chance to win the matted 11x14 photographic print of your choice. Enjoy French's photography and digital photo art, as well as beautifully painted scenes by March Featured Artist Joy Hyde. Fresh is a collective gallery showcasing two- and three-dimensional works by 22 regional
artists. (417) 862-9300 Open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. T-Sat
Get 20% off at Fitzwilly's, enjoy local art
Gifts & Antiques
, 308 South Ave., for
outstanding works of art by award-winning artist
, ranging from landscapes to modern design, plus 20
percent off any purchase of $5 or more. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. M-F, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat; First Friday hours 11 a.m.-10 p.m
See glass masters at work at Springfield Hot Glass
demonstrations by master glass artists at Springfield Hot Glass Studio, 314 S. Campbell Ave. A working hot glass studio/gallery with facilities for
furnace, torch and kiln work, Springfield Hot Glass offers beautiful and
utilitarian glassware, objets d'art, glass beads and jewelry. (417) 868-8181 www.springfieldhotglass.com Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. T-Sat
Explore archaeology at Student Exhibition Center
Visit the MSU Student Exhibition Center,
838 E. Walnut St., for Jordan
Through the Ages: An Archaeological Exhibit. This unique show,
by the MSU History Department, highlights the ongoing excavations at
Hisban, a medieval Islamic castle site with a Biblical past, and the
Jordan Project, an archaeo-environmental project in the northern hill
country. (417) 836-6999 www.sec.missouristate.edu Open 1-5 p.m. T-Sat, closed major holidays and University holidays.
Enjoy your own Mini Art Walk
Pick up a Gallery
Guide Brochure to enjoy your own Mini Art Walk with family and friends. Ongoing
shows for Center City Saturday include Aux Arcs: The Photography of Carl
324 S. Campbell; New
Work by Painter Dave Bennett at
Hawthorn Galleries Inc., 214
E. Walnut St.; Artist Steve Willis at Obelisk Home at the Inspired Commerce Building, 214 W. Phelps; and Mosaic
Perspective: An Eclectic Art Exhibit by Area University MBA Students
at Randy Bacon Photography and Figment Art Gallery in the
Factory, 600 W. College St.
|I hope you can join us for Center City Saturday this weekend, and be sure to join us April 17 for more art, culture, entertainment, food and fun! For more details on art exhibits at our participating venues, please visit www.ffaw.org.
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