Women's Art Party

Third Wednesday of the Month

6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Lind Pavilion
411 Commerce St.
Mineral Point

From March to November, women gather in the Lind Pavilion for creative camaraderie. Newcomers are always welcome. Each month a new project is planned and announced. Participants and/or local artists take turns leading Women’s Art Party projects, introducing new materials and sharing techniques. There’s no need to bring anything but yourself, as all necessary supplies will be waiting when you arrive. If you’d prefer to work on something other than the monthly project, bring your own project and work at anything you’d like. This is a friendly group. Come try it out. Make crafts. Make friends. Make crafts with friends!

Project fee: $5. Additional materials fee may apply.

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We are sorry to postpone the March Women’s Art Party due to coronavirus concerns.
Please check back for updates here and/or on our Facebook page.

Using women’s magazines from the 1930s through the 1970s, we will generate work reflective of collagist Wangechi Mutu, featured in Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine, our April NEA Big Read-Mineral Point book. If you’d like to integrate your work into magnets and wearable buttons, supplies will be on hand. Project fee: $5

We are sorry to postpone the April Women’s Art Party due to coronavirus concerns.
Please check back for updates here and/or on our Facebook page.

Integrate art and text in homage to work by South African artist William Kentridge, whose work amplifies the the themes of our April NEA Big Read-Mineral Point text, Citizen: An American Lyric. Carole Spelić will guide us in creating silhouettes on pages torn from encyclopedias and may, if we are lucky, share her personal knowledge of Kentridge.

Claudia Rankine, author of Citizen: An American Lyric, speaks on the work of William Kenteridge. Please do come out to hear her keynote address April 24, at 7pm, in the Mineral Point Opera House.

2019 Women's Art Party Gallery

Women’s Art Party

Dot Painting

Cindy Fleming led the group as they painted designs comprised of dots onto everything from bags and vinyl albums, to rocks and paper.

Women’s Art Party

Ava Fernekes Mousetraps

Honoring local artist Ava Fernekes, whose red shoes and whimsical rosmaled mousetraps were iconic in the burgeoning Mineral Point arts community of the 1940s, Women’s Art Party participants created both mousetraps and mice!

Learn more about Ave Fenekes in the Voice of the River Valley.

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