Rainbow Hair Book Event
March 16 1 pm – 3 pm
Join us in celebrating March Reading month with this one day event. In the house we will have both the author and illustrator of Rainbow Hair!
Author Patricia Grimley : Born and raised in Saginaw, MI, attended Michigan State University, taught Social Studies and English at St. Charles Middle School, now retired, has a daughter and a son and 6 grandchildren. She is a breast cancer survivor.
Illustrator Carole Grimley: Long time Battle Creek resident and Art Center member. Grimley donates much of her time and talent in support of the Art Center and the community in which she calls home.
Open to all ages. The event begins with a reading of by the author and moves onto a hands on workshop where participants will create their own Rainbow Hair doll!
Cost $20 for Art Center members $25 for non members
Books will also be available for purchase.
Class Act: Elementary and Secondary Student Art Show
Artwork from area students grade K-12 fill both galleries during this exhibit, making it truly a treat for art lovers of all ages!
Guidelines for educators can be found under the About tab on our For Educators page.
2019 Event Calendar
Exhibits, Special Classes, Events, Fundraisers
Dates and programming subject to change
- January 8-26 Through the Lens Eye Photography Invitational and Michigan Art Collection
- Week of January 21st Winter classes start.
- February 5-23 Art of Soul Featuring Sojourner Truth Institute -Journals/artist
- March 3-30 Class Act Elementary through Secondary Art
- April 4- 27 Many Faces of Buddha Art from the collection of Yorgo Demetrakopoulos
- April 27 Bus Trip Adventure to Detroit
- Week of April 8th Visit from Japanese Friendship Doll form Detroit Institute of Arts and talk by Allen Scott Pate
- May 9-25 TBD
- Week of April 15th Spring classes start.
- June 6-July 27 Barn Exhibition
- Week of June 17 Summer classes start
- July 16-18 Kids Summer Camp
- July 20 Kids Art Fair
- August 17 Artist’s Garage Sales
- August 20-24 Mega Artarama Blowout Sale
- September 5-28 Art of Aaron Warner and “Best of the West” Toys
- Week of September 16th Fall classes start.
- October 1-31 Rev. Jeckel and Mrs Hyde works of Sue Trowbridge
- October 5th Opening Reception 2-4 pm
- November 5-19 Art of Our Veterans
- November 19 – December 24 Holly Mart