ArtHaus is excited to offer a free after-school arts activity on Friday, October 17 from 3:30-5 pm at ArtHaus Studio, 516 W. Water St. Children, ages 5 – 13, are invited to craft flowers from paper, clay, and others materials as well as participating in a community painting to celebrate the “Flora Metamorphicae” exhibition on display at the Vesterheim. Pre-registration for this free event is required and space is limited; a walking school bus will be provided. Pre-registration for this is event is full. If you would like to be placed on the waiting list, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org!!
Following the afterschool program, the Vesterheim Museum will host “Flora Finale” from 5:00-7:00 p.m, a public reception for “Flora Metamorphicae”. The reception will include free admission to the Vesterheim, light refreshments, and flower-inspired make-and-take art projects for all ages at ArtHaus Studio. Registration for the evening activities is not required.
Funding for these hands-on youth and family arts activities, in partnership with the Vesterheim and “Flora Metamorphicae”, is provided by the Iowa Arts Council. “Flora Metamorphicae” is a remarkable project created by six contemporary Norwegian artists—Kari Aasen, Lipa Dalén, Siri Haaskjkold, Bjørg Hougen, Audhild Rypdal, and Eli Veim.
The exhibition is sponsored by The Iowa Arts Council, Sons of Norway Foundation, Sons of Norway Valdres Lodge in Decorah, Joseph Keiger, and Dan Huebner. The last day to view this stunning exhibition at Vesterheim is November 16, 2014.