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The Arts Council of Barton County Invites Kids to


Making Art From Recycled Materials!

Join us Thursday, April 22nd, from 4:00 PM  to 5:00PM, for our FREE April Creative Kids Class, Making Art From Recycled Materials. Participants will create an original mixed media collage that transforms found, discarded and recycled/recyclable objects into art. It will be a fun, informative and creative Earth Day hour for all! This class is open to anyone ages 6 and up. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

WHEN: Thursday, April 22nd, from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM.

WHERE: The Arts Council NE classroom, located in the Arts Council building, 206 W 10th St. (upstairs), Lamar.

INSTRUCTOR: Carolyn Dunsing, from Peaceacre.

REGISTRATION: This is a FREE class, but advance registration is required. Please call (417) 681-0199, and leave a message that includes your name, phone number, and how many kids you’re signing up. Or email your info to  ArtsCouncilofBartonCounty@Yahoo.com.

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On Saturday, December 12th, Carolyn Dunsing, from Peaceacre Handmade Soaps and More, led a class for kids on “How to make Christmas ornaments using natural materials.” Everybody had a wonderful time!  Here are some pictures from the class — these kids sure have talent!




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All are invited to join us at the Arts Council of Barton County Gallery this October for Quilt classes led by Loretta Laman. There will be an information meeting on Oct 6, 2008 at 6 :30PM where you can learn more about the class, sign up, and get your supplies list. The first full class will be held at 6:30PM on Monday, October 13th. The cost for the class is $15 for Arts Council of Barton County members, and $20 for non-members.

The Arts Council of Barton County Gallery is located at 206 W 10th St. in Lamar, Mo, just west of the historic Lamar square. For information call 417- 682-2588 or 417-398-2628.

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Welcome to the all new Arts Council of Barton County website! This site has barely begun its construction, so please be patient! Bookmark us and return often, as new and exciting features will be added on a regular basis, including an Events Calendar, a “What’s New” section, feature articles on artists and their work, photo galleries and much, much more.

The Arts Council of Barton County gallery is located at 206 W 10th St., on the historic Lamar, Missouri square. Our next gallery showing will feature the spectacular photography of Linda Teeter. Watch this space for more information. You can preview Linda’s work right now by visiting her website, Photoscapes LLC.

The mission of the Arts Council of Barton County is to celebrate the artist in everyone, and especially right here in Barton County Missouri! We honor all types of artistic creativity – painting, photography, sculpture, crafting, music, dance, drama, writing, – whatever your medium of expression, we invite you to join our creative community!

To be added to the ACoBC mailing list, just send us an email at ArtsCouncilofBartonCounty@Yahoo.com. We’ll keep you posted on upcoming events, the work of local artists (which could be YOU!), updates to this website, ACoBC projects, contests, classes and more! Don’t miss out!

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