Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Call for Entries by Oct. 27: 19th Annual Shaft and Junior Shaft Exhibition

HANCOCK -- The Copper Country Community Arts Center announces its 19th annual "Shaft" and "Junior Shaft" community exhibits on mining. Artists are invited to submit work inspired by mining in the Copper Country -- the physical signs of its presence or the effect it has had on the area and its people. This is a non-juried community exhibit.

Deadline for entry is 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. Entry forms are available at the Copper Country Community Arts Center. The reception for the Shaft and Junior Shaft will be held from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1. The exhibit will be in the Kerredge Gallery and the Youth Art Gallery. Cash prizes will be awarded by public choice and will be announced the first week in December. Voting will take place throughout the month of November.

The Copper Country Community Arts Center is located at 126 Quincy Street in Hancock. Call 482-2333 for more information and entry fee details.

Books with Dimension Class

Join book artist Debra Charlesworth at the Copper Country Community Arts Center in Hancock from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27, for a bookbinding class. Debra will teach students how to make a bound book with a dimensional element that will appear to float in the cover.

Register by Saturday, Oct. 13, for a discounted rate. Class fee: $50 if registered by Oct. 13; after Oct. 13, $60. Four hours of instruction time and all materials are included. The deadline to register is Oct. 20. Call the CCCAC at 482-2333 for more information.

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