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Down on the Farm: Pop Up Iron Fine Art Showcase

ArtHaus is excited to present Down on the Farm Iron Pour’s first juried iron exhibition for three days in our Doyle G Heyveld Gallery. The opening of the show will be Thursday, June 30 from 6 to 8 pm. Many of the artists will be present to talk about their work. The opening is free to the public.

Down on the Farm Iron Pour is an annual event that celebrates the art and science of iron casting by inviting participants to make sand molds and scratch tiles, and break and pour iron in Northeast Iowa.  The pour has been happening at the Ludeking farm for 18 years.  ArtHaus’ exhibition will display works made during the eighteen previous years this event has taken place. Tatiana Blanch’s sculpted toad (pictured) will be on display along with other artists’ iron works. The Down on the Farm Iron Pour show will be on view  until July 2nd during ArtHaus hours (1-7 pm weekdays and 10-5 Saturdays)

This event is made possible by a partnership with Down on the Farm Iron Pour.

APPLICATION FEE: Call for Submissions: Portraits Community Show

Has your perception of the human body changed as we continue to learn about viruses, illness, and disability in the ever changing environment in which we now live? Have you started examining faces differently since masks became a part of daily life? Share with us your artwork capturing portraits of yourself or others and your experience of the body/self in this time. All ages welcome in this non-juried portrait show. Submissions are due July 1 by the end of business hours. We are open 1-7pm weekdays and 10-5 Saturdays. $10 per piece entry fee. A judge at the show will award cash prizes for first, second and third place! The show will run July 1 -through July 30.

Community Portrait Show: Meet the Artists!

Meet the artists showcased in ArtHaus’ Portraits Community Show! Many of the artists will be available to talk about their work. The show will be on view at the Doyle G. Heyveld Gallery in ArtHaus July 5th through July 30th during ArtHaus hours (1-7pm weekdays and 10-5 Saturdays). The show features portraits submitted by artists in the community. A judge will award prizes for first, second and third place during the Meet the Artists event. Come and celebrate our neighborhood artists!

DURING NORDIC FEST: Celebrate Nordic Fest with ArtHaus!

To celebrate Nordic Fest ArtHaus will have fun family friendly activities free to everyone! Come by to try out our new minigolf hole designed and built by A Couple of Putts along with community members. We will also have face paint, spin art, a splatter paint experience and a working piano for folks to help paint! Come celebrate Nordic Fest with us!

During Nordic Fest: The Splatter Room Experience

As part of the Nordic Fest celebration ArtHaus will be hosting platter paint experiences.  Covered from head to toe in protective covering, you will enter a black lit room for 30 min with a canvas and paints galore.  Fling paint at a canvas, and take home a messy masterpiece!  Once you have registered for the experience click on the sign up button for your time slot.

 

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