Friday, February 07, 2014

Calumet galleries, studios, offer exhibits, art activities TONIGHT, Feb. 7

"Let the Storm be Outside" by j.d. Slack is part of the February exhibit -- opening today, Friday, Feb. 7 -- at the Paige Wiard Gallery in Calumet. (Photo courtesy Paige Wiard Gallery)

CALUMET -- First Friday in Calumet, Feb. 7, offers a variety of art exhibits and activities -- all free and open to the public.

"Color My Winter" exhibit opens at Paige Wiard Gallery

Stop in the Paige Wiard Gallery to bring color into your winter. For the month of February artists have worked their color magic to create vivid and amazing color in their art work.

"Patchwork" by Joyce Koskenmaki. (Photo courtesy Paige Wiard Gallery)

An opening reception will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. TONIGHT, First Friday, Feb. 7. The Paige Wiard Gallery is at 109 5th St, Calumet. For more information contact the gallery at 906-337-5970 or email

Galerie Bohème to feature art by Margo McCafferty, Tom Rudd, Stuart Baird

This First Friday the Galerie Bohème will be highlighting new casein paintings from Margo McCafferty, recent color reduction woodcuts from Tom and Margo McCafferty Rudd, a couple of new fish from Tom and scads of hand-carved feathers from Stuart Baird.

"Roofcows" by Margo McCafferty. (Photo courtesy Galerie Bohème)

A reception will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. TONIGHT at Galerie Bohème, located at 423 Fifth Street in Calumet. Refreshments will include bread and cheese and perhaps a good grape beverage.

Calumet Art Center to hold Open Studio

Students work on the past Calumet Art Center Youth Board’s project -- just one example of the space available for open studio work. (Photo courtesy Calumet Art Center)

The Calumet Art Center will be open from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. this First Friday, Feb. 7.

The Center is offering an Open Studio where you can find the space you need to start, continue or finish your own personal art project. There is plenty of space available so bring your materials and friends with you. Find your inspiration while touring the Center's looms of all types, lamp work bead station, library and writing studio and the clay studio. Learn about their recent classes, projects and upcoming events.

The Calumet Art Center is at 57055 Fifth St. For more information email or call 906-934-2228.

Copper Country Associated Artists to host "Art of Doodling" workshop

An "Art of Doodling" workshop will be presented by Heather McGee Soumis at the Copper Country Associated Artists (CCAA) Studio and Gallery TONIGHT, First Friday, Feb. 7.

An example of the "Art of Doodling." (Image courtesy Copper Country Associated Artists)

Using markers, pens and watercolors, participants will learn how to take doodling to the next level and turn it into real art. Heather will also demonstrate turning your art into a homemade journal -- and will invite people to sign up for a journal class.

The workshop will be open to doodlers young and old, 7 and up please. Participants can stop by and try it out any time between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Refreshments will be available, and the workshop is free and open to the public. The CCAA is located at 205 Fifth Street, just next door to Hahn Hammered Copper.

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