UW- River Falls Glass Legacies
April 13- September 1, 2013
Stared in 1968 by Doug Johnson and taken over by Jon Engebretson, the UW-River Falls glass program is one of the oldest BFA glass prgrams in the country. The program has produced countless talented and successful alumni. This exhibit focuses on the legacy started by early glass students as well as the work of more recent alumni.
Eoin Breadon, Patrick Casanova, Jon Clark, Stephan Cox, Pauly Cudd, Jim Engebretson, Renee Engebretson, Erik Halvorson, Doug Johnson, Fred Kaemmer, Gene Koss, Joseph Limpert, Michael Meilahn, Colleen Ott, Nolan Prohaska and Brita Swanson
Thank you exhibition sponsors:
Richard L. Johnson Memorial Fund and the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the state of Wisconsin and The National Endowment for the Arts.
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Join us once a month on a Saturday from 10am—1pm for make and take art activities and a glass project.
Children must be accompanied by an adult. Glass projects will be available for pick up at the museum the Thursday following the Art Activity Day. *Art Activities end at 1 pm. Last call for payment to participate in fused glass activities is at 12:45 pm.
June 1: Fabulous Fish
Help us kick off the summer with fused glass fish sun-catchers ($15 each) and other water-inspired activities.
Sunday, July 21, 10:00 am–3:30 pm Bergstrom-Mahler Museum Arts Festival
Join us at the Children’s Art Activity Tent for a variety of art activities including a fused glass activity ($15 each), children’s entertainment, face-painting, a scavenger hunt through the museum and more.
August 11: Summer fun
Celebrate the last few weeks of summer and create a bird in glass ($15 each). Use a variety of Bullseye glass materials to create your favorite flying friend, or invent a bird of your own design. Other feathered-friend activities will be also be available to make-and-take.
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Valley Art Teachers Association Student Art Displays on Lower Level
May - New Directions Learning Community, Kaukauna - Art Teacher - Vicky Siegel
June - Park Community Charter School, Kaukauna - Art Teacher - Vicky Siegel
July - Johnston ElementaryMontessori, Appleton - Art Teacher - Jaime VanderHeiden
August - Hortonville Area School District - Art Teacher - Julie Miller
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