Hays Arts Council ~ Hays, Kansas

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Hays Arts Center Gallery
112 E. 11th St.
Hays, Kansas 67601
Gallery Hours
Monday - Friday 10 am - 4 pm
Saturday 10 am - 1 pm

Hays Arts Council Calendar of Events

July 2014 through June 2015


July 1 – August 8
“High Wings Wetlands”
paintings by Doloris Pfeifer Pederson 

August 22 – October 3
“There’s No Place Like Home”
National Conference Exhibition by the Society of Layerists in Multi-Media (SLMM) 

August 22
Fall Art Walk 

September 22 – 26
12-School Residency with Jay & Leslie Cady
“Sum of our Favorite Numbers” 

October 16
Arts Outreach Performance with FHSU Encore Series
Julie Fowliss ~ Beach/Schmidt PAC
4th & 5th Grades 

October 16 – November 28
“Stevanov & Stevanov”
Photography by Zoran and Donald Stevanov 

October 16 – November 3
Ceramics by Eleanor Heimbaugh 

October 17
HAC Annual Meeting and Kansas Humanities Council Film Premiere“Turning Points: Stories of Change”
The Robbins Center, FHSU 

October 20
McFamily Fun Night
5-7pm – North Vine McDonalds 

October 24
Artists Reception – 7 to 9pm
“Stevanov & Stevanov” and Eleanor Heimbaugh Ceramics 

November 7
Wichita Children’s Theatre
“Cavity Crisis in Cowtown” ~ 9:30am ~ 3rd grade
“The Ugly Duckling ~ 12:45pm ~ K & 1st grade
“The Ugly Duckling ~ 7:00pm ~ public performance
Beach/Schmidt PAC 

November 11
Entry Deadline – Five State Photography Competition 

November 17
McFamily Fun Night
5-7pm – North Vine McDonalds 

November 18
Five State Photography Judging
Judge’s Talk with Charlie Riedel 

December 5
Winter Art Walk & Five State Reception 

December 5 – January 22
Five State Photography Exhibition 

January 13
Dallas Children’s Theatre
“The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley”
12:45pm ~ 2nd & 3rd grades
7:00pm ~ Public Performance
Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center 

January 27 – 30
“Kansas Day” 12-School Music Residency
with “Scenic Roots” (Erin & Amber Rogers) 

February 2 – March 6
Exhibition: “Finding Balance”
The Role of the Landscape in Contemporary Art 

February 6
Artist’s Reception ~ “Finding Balance” 

March 6
Entry Deadline – Smoky Hill Art Exhibition 

March 12 – April 16
“Sailing to the Shores of America”
Paintings by Russian Artist Valery Shilaev 

April 3
Gallery Reception – 7 to 9pm
“Sailing to the Shores of America” 

April 15
Gallery Tours
FHSU High School Art Day 

April 24
Spring Art Walk
Opening Reception – Smoky Hill Art Exhibition 

April 26
Creative Writing Awards Ceremony & Reception
FHSU Memorial Union Ballroom – 1pm

May 1
Ellis County Finals - “Famous Figures”
Beach/Schmidt PAC 

May 4
McFamily Fun Night – Mother’s Day
5-7pm – North Vine McDonalds 

June – July
“Sizzlin’ Summer ‘15” Summer Youth Art Program 

June 19
Summer Art Walk 

August 28
Fall Art Walk

Hays Arts Council 112 E 11th St
Hays Arts Council
112 E 11th St -  Hays, Kansas 67601