Get your tickets ready for WheatonArts for “ignite! a WheatonGather,” a premier event celebrating exploration, experimentation, and fellowship on June 1, 2019. This fundraising event continues a time-honored tradition of championing the Glass Studio programs with a focus on the creative spark that fuels artistic vitality. Guest studio artist, Richard Royal, will be joined by Emanation 2019 artists Jesse Krimes, Tristin Lowe, Martha McDonald and Laura Baird, Karyn Olivier, Richard Torchia, Allan Wexler, and Jo Yarrington.
Event programming will include an artist panel moderated by Emanation 2019 curator Julie Courtney, studio demonstrations, an onsite and online Silent Auction, museum tours highlighted by the Emanation 2019 exhibit, and a special exhibit mounted in The Gallery of Fine Craft. Evening activities include a special Emanation 2019 Artist Reception and Fundraising Dinner, both catered by Feast Your Eyes. Ticket information and registration forms for the full “ignite!” event can be found at wheatonarts.org/support/ignite.
Open to the Public: From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Glass Studio, watch artist demonstrations presented by Richard Royal and Emanation 2019 artists Tristin Lowe, Richard Torchia, and Allan Wexler. (Glass Studio demonstrations during “ignite!” are included with General Admission to WheatonArts on June 1, 2019. Rest of “ignite!” event activities for registrants only.)