Canton Fine Arts Associates sponsored its sixth annual style show and luncheon in June. Titled “Sizzlin Summer Style Show,” the event was held at La Pizzaria Restaurant in Jackson Township. It featured fashions from Chico’s of Belden Village, a silent auction, 50/50 drawing, door prizes, live music and Janet Weir Creighton as a keynote speaker. Proceeds benefited the many worthy art-related projects of Canton Fine Arts Associates, a nonprofit affiliate of the Canton Museum of Art.
Art therapist Amy Hope provided an informative program on “Art for Health and Healing” at the Canton Museum of Art in April. Sponsored by Canton Fine Arts Associates, the program offered insights and examples of how art therapy can help heal various personal conditions, including veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder. The event included an interactive demonstration featuring art therapy, a Q&A session and a catered lunch.
North Canton resident Barbara Smith shared her collection of Dear Jane Civil War quilts at the Canton Fine Arts Associates March luncheon. Held at the Canton Museum of Art, the program included many quilts related to the renowned historic Jane Stickle 1863 quilt, as well as others in her collection. Guests enjoyed a catered lunch.
Local artist Tim Carmany provided a special February program at the Canton Museum of Art for the members and guests of Canton Fine Arts Associates. Owner of the Hub Art Factory in downtown Canton, Carmany demonstrated his unique reverse glass painting technique for the audience. Decorative theme centerpieces and a catered lunch also were included at the event.
A unique program titled “FA Uncorked” was held at the Canton Museum of Art and sparked the creative spirit in all participants. Sponsored by Canton Fine Arts Associates, “FA Uncorked” was conducted by Erica Emerson, education manager of the Canton Museum of Art. Emerson led guests with step-by-step instructions in the creation of their paintings. Wine, snacks and all painting supplies were included.
Canton Fine Arts Associates held its annual volunteer recognition luncheon in May at Arrowhead Golf Club. Organized by member Sue Wise with the theme “Hats off to Volunteers,” the luncheon recognized the many outstanding efforts of volunteers during the past year. A nonprofit affiliate organization of the Canton Museum of Art, Canton Fine Arts Associates also installed its newly elected officers for the upcoming year. Immediate past president Susan Bennett served as the installing officer for the ceremony.
Canton Fine Arts Associates sponsored its 43rd annual Christkindl Markt in November. This annual fundraiser features a juried fine arts and fine crafts show with a holiday theme. All proceeds benefit the Canton Museum of Art.
Canton Fine Arts Associates enjoyed its October luncheon and program featuring author Charlotte Markey and her book, “Journey to Freedom,” which details her true story about escaping from Communist forces in Hungary to freedom in America.
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