Friday, January 27, 2012

Community Arts Center to hold open house, reception for "Art from the Kalevala" Jan. 28

Bear Hunter's Charm, fabric, by Cynthia Coté. Inspired by the Kalevala, Rune 46: The Bear. See our slide show for more works in this exhibit, in honor of the Finnish epic poem.

HANCOCK -- The Copper Country Community Arts Center will hold an open house and reception for the exhibit "Art from the Kalevala," from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012, during Hancock's Heikinpäivä mid-winter festival.

Come meet the artists and enjoy Finnish treats prepared by Kris Raisanen Schourek.

Artists participating are Kristyn Blessing, Leona Blessing, Cynthia Coté, Bob Dawson, Charlie Eshbach, Phyllis Fredendall, Susan Hamilton, Joyce Koskenmaki, Edith Marshall, Elise Matz, Eric Munch, Constance Stockwell Johnson, and Eileen Sundquist.

For a preview, see Keweenaw Now's slide show -- Kalevala 2012 -- at the top of the right column on this page, or click here.

"Art from the Kalevala" continues through Jan. 31 at the Community Arts Center's Kerredge Gallery.

The Community Arts Center is located at 126 Quincy Street in Hancock. For more information call 482-2333. Visit the website:

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