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  • Miller Art Museum and Kewaunee Academy of Fine Art Team Up

    “The Making of an Artist: Kewaunee Academy of Fine Art” opens on Saturday, March 1, at the Miller Art Museum. The Miller, in collaboration with the Kewaunee Academy of Fine Art, explores the philosophy and process of art study in an atelier, or art studio, setting.

  • Kewaunee Academy Students and Instructor Honored

    After recent awards were donned upon students and instructors of the Kewaunee Academy of Fine Art, Norma Bell, academy owner, commented, “We are so pleased to witness the deserved recognition academy members receive, often before they complete their training at the academy.

  • Jacksonport Craft Cottage Features Amish Goods

    The Jacksonport Craft Cottage is always looking for new Amish-made items to feature in their shop. Amish items currently available include a wonderful selection of well over 80 full, queen, king and crib sized quilts.

  • Barbara Harman & Book Arts at the FHCA

    The Francis Hardy Center for the Arts (FHCA) in downtown Ephraim is pleased to welcome Minneapolis-based artist Barbara Harman who will conduct two workshops in bookmaking at the Ephraim Village Hall in early March.

  • FHCA Issues Call for Artists

    The Francis Hardy Center for the Arts is pleased to announce that the 2008 prospectus for the 46th Annual Juried Exhibit at the Hardy Gallery is now available.

  • Public Invited to Door County Art League’s Potluck

    On Monday, February 25, Door County Art League (DCAL) members will get together to socialize at a potluck dinner beginning at 6 pm at the Gibraltar Fire Department meeting room.

  • Clearing Winter Program Exhibit On Display

    Everyone is invited to view The Clearing’s 2008 Winter Program exhibit of original works of art, fine crafts and other projects. The free public exhibit will be on display at the Sister Bay Town Hall beginning on Saturday, March 1 through Sunday, March 2 from 10 am – 4 pm.

  • Q & A – Questions and Artists – Jack Anderson

    The Peninsula Pulse has teamed up with the Door County Art League (DCAL) to reprint portions of interviews conducted by Randy Rasmussen, a DCAL Member-at-Large, with various artists from the league.

  • Both Sides Now

    Hour 1 I am sitting on a tiny, three-legged stool, trying not to think of the throbbing pain. There are two more hours to go. The sound of classical music and the memory of how much fun it is to sit on the other side of the canvas make this moment tolerable.

  • Winter Art Classes At MAM

    Looking for something new and creative to try? The Miller Art Museum offers winter classes for anyone age 14 or older who is interested. The classes are very short-term to accommodate busy lifestyles and provide an opportunity to discover a new medium for a very reasonable price.

  • Museum Talk At Miller Art Museum

    The Miller Art Museum invites everyone to a Museum Talk on Thursday, February 14 at 10:30 am to hear featured speaker Richard Mueller talk about his life and work as a color pencil artist.

  • Fairfield to Open Baylake Bank Children’s Art Exhibition

    On Saturday, February 16, the Fairfield Center for Contemporary Art in downtown Sturgeon Bay will unveil its Annual Baylake Bank Children’s Art Exhibit, which showcases the recent work of art students from several area schools.

  • KAFA Graduate Wins Best of Show

    M. M. Johnson, a graduate of the Kewaunee Academy of Fine Art, was awarded Best of Show at the Cedarburg Cultural Center’s fourth annual “You Gotta Have Art” exhibition opening gala on January 26.

  • Pipka’s New Collection Available

    The 2008 Collection of Pipka Santas, Angel and Madonna have started to arrive at Pipka’s of Door County. “I love all of them, and I’m waiting to see if my collectors pick the same ones,” Pipka says.

  • PAA Awards Support Life-Changing Endeavors

    On the cold winter afternoon of January 27, members of the Peninsula Association Grant Review Panel met to evaluate applications and disperse ArtFUND monetary awards.

  • Annual Award Recognizes Healing Potential of the Arts

    Following the Panel Review, the Peninsula Arts Association (PAA) hosted its Annual Meeting. Though quietly attended, a number of grantees were present.

  • Do We Really Love Door County Winters?

    Winter along the Door County Peninsula can be trying. Personally, I find difficulty in the transition phase between summer and fall, which are inevitably filled with chaos and teeming with splendor, and winter that seems to breed routines.

  • The Link Gallery Presents “Artists of the Broad Salon”

    In 1996, the Peninsula Art School (PAS) in Fish Creek initiated a series of brainstorming sessions. The focus of the meetings was how the PAS could better serve Door County’s working artists.

  • Fairfield Hosts Two “Grapes of Wrath” Discussion Groups

    As Door County’s month-long celebration of John Steinbeck’s classic 1939 novel The Grapes of Wrath through the National Endowment for the Arts’ Big Read initiative draws to a close, the Fairfield Center for Contemporary Art in downtown Sturgeon Bay will join the long list of peninsula institutions – from Washington Island in the north to Forestville in the south – to host free community book-discussion groups.

  • Door County Art League Hosts Potluck and Sketching Session

    Monday, January 28, Door County Art League (DCAL) members will get together to socialize at a potluck dinner beginning at 6 pm at the Gibraltar Fire Department meeting room.