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Washburn University’s Mulvane Art Museum to hold its annual art fair June 1-2, 2019

05/13/19 04:05 pm CDT

     See creativity at its best at the annual art fair at Washburn University’s Mulvane Art Museum on June 1 and June 2, 2019. More than eighty artists from across the country will offer paintings, drawings, prints, photography and jewelry along with works in fiber, glass, wood, bronze, steel, ceramics and textiles. The Fair will also feature hands-on art activities for families in the ArtLab Tent. 

     The hours for the Mulvane Art Fair will be 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 1 and 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 2.  Admission to the fair is $6 at the gate with a weekend pass available for  $10.  Children 12 and under will be free.

     The Art Fair is also a place to eat, drink and be merry according to organizers. There will be food from Tod’s BBQ, Southern Star Café and Noble House Hawaiian. The Art Fair will also feature a beer garden with local craft selections and musical entertainment organized by the Topeka Blues Society.  The music program will offer some of the best sounds from Kansas, Nashville, and the West Coast.

     The Mulvane Art Fair is an annual event organized by the Friends of the Mulvane Art Museum as way to engage the community through art, music and family fun. Proceeds from the Art Fair are raised in support of the Mulvane Art Museum.

     Sponsors of the event include Brewster Place, Capitol Federal Foundation, Bartlett and West, Cassidy Orthodontics, Security Benefit, Westar Energy, Topeka Landscape, Community Bank, Core First Bank & Trust, Orozco Capital Trust, Hy-Vee, WIBW TV, Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission, Topeka BMW, Ann Ansell, Joe & Suzanne Mumford, HB & Leah Marshall, Topeka Country Club, Schwerdt Design Group, Ken & Pam Alexander, Brennan Family Funeral Home, Harvest Financial and Silver Lake Bank.

     For more information about artists, music, and other activities call (785) 670-1124 or go to www.mulvaneartfair.org.

     The Mulvane Art Museum is open Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; on Wednesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturday, 1 p.m. to 4 p..  The museum is closed on Sunday & Monday. The museum is free and open to the public.  The Mulvane Art Museum is located at 17th and Jewell Streets on the campus of Washburn University.

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Contact:

Washburn University
Patrick Early, (785) 670-1711
Director, Public Relations
patrick.early@washburn.edu
(717) 385-1119 (cell)

Or
Brett Beatty
Assistant Director of the Mulvane Art Museum
Telephone: (785) 670-1425.

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