Exhibit runs from May 17 – June 21.
Foundry Art Centre
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Friday, April 5, 2013
Attendees will have a chance to interact with articsts by drawing, painting, creating pottery, making jewelry, writing, actigng and dancing. Live music will also be provided.
Food trucks have become very popular amongst St. Charles residents over the last several years and the Foundry Art Centre is hoping that popularity will help boost awareness for the arts. The Foundry Arte Centre is teaming up with Saint Charles Riverfront Arts to host a free, monthly food truck series—coined "2nd Thursdays"—that begins next week. The event will be held every second Thursday of the month between April 11 and Oct. 10. The event, held in the Foundry's parking lot at 520 N. Main Center, is free and open to the public, though patrons will be charged for food truck food. You might also be interested in: A full cart bar will also be available inside the Foundry's Grand Hall. Attendees, according to a release, will have a chance…
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Event will run from 12 to 3 p.m. Feb. 10.
Puppets will provide entertainment for the first Family Fun Day at the Foundry Art Centre this year. The Family Fun Day is scheduled from noon to 3 p.m. Feb. 10. Peppy Puppet Troupe will perform an original musical performance of "Little Red Riding Hood" at 1 p.m. in the Foundry's new puppet theatre. The puppet theatre is part of Art Carousel, a space that has room for children's artwork, art-making areas and stations, a reading corner and other kid-centric features. Funding for Art Carousel came from a $20,000 grant from PNC Arts Alive. The Family Fun Day also marks the opening of the library and reading area in the Baue Family Children's Gallery. Children can make art projects based on the book of the month, create their own puppets…
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Check out these not-to-miss events happening in and around St. Charles.
St. Charles City-County Library District Book Fair: The annual book fair will run from Aug. 3-5 at the St. Charles Convention Center. Friday, doors open at 9 a.m. and the cost is $10 to get in. Entry is free on Saturday and Sunday. MR340 Finishes in St. Charles: Be sure to head to Bishop's Landing on Aug. 3 for the finale of the MR340 a kayak and canoe race from Kansas City to St. Charles. The Lewis and Clark Boathouse and Nature Center will have free admission from Aug. 1-3 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will sell barbecue from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 2-3. Winners will start to arrive Thursday night and into Friday morning. Outdoor movies at New Town St. Charles: Head to the New Town Amphitheatre at sundown to watch a movie under the stars. …
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Jessica May will be in charge of educational programming for children and adults.
The Foundry Art Centre hired Jessica May as the program manager for the organization. May will run community outreach programming ranging from summer camps to adult art classes to managing the Foundry's presence at various festivals in St. Charles. She'll also work with schools who may visit the Foundry for a tour. Jessica May is a 2009 graduate of Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, with a Masters in Fine Arts in Textiles. May has been a volunteer at the Saint Louis Art Museum for over five years, as well as teaching classes and leading tours for both children and adults. She has participated in and curated art exhibitions throughout the Saint Louis area. She is an active member of the Saint Louis Weaver’s Guild. You might be …
Friday, May 4, 2012
Applications accepted for studio space through Sunday, May 6.
The Foundry Art Centre is accepting applications for available studio space. Studio artists will be selected by a jury panel on May 7, 2012 to rent studio space for one year, renewable after the first year. Completed applications, artwork and the $35 application fee are being through May 6. Studio space ranges from 375 square feet to 786 square feet. Cost is $8.60 per square foot per year and includes 24-hour access. Artists are encouraged to consider joint application for larger studios to help defray expenses and to meet the center’s minimum hours of open-studio time for studio residents. For more information about the Foundry Art Centre’s Call for Studio Artists, please call 636-255-0270, or click here to download the 2012 Annual Jury …
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Check out what's happening around town March 9-11.
As we head into the weekend, Patch rounds up a list of events going on in St. Charles County. Friday Partners for Progress Annual STEM Recognition Breakfast Family Movie Night at the Y Drop Avenue: Live at St. Charles High School Javier Mendoza Concert Saturday “Shooting Square: iPhoneography by Michael Schoenewies” Exhibit at Foundry Art Centre Hike Louis H. Bangert Memorial Wildlife Area Mojo Hand Performs at Padavan's Irish Set Dancing Lindenwood University Film Series Sunday Family Fun Day at Foundry Art Centre
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
The event is scheduled from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Foundry Art Centre will host its third annual Family Culture Day event from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday “The Family Culture Day event series celebrates Latino contributions to the arts and features informational displays, dance and live musical performances, Latino artists and art activities for children, and ethnic food and refreshments,” Foundry Art Centre spokesperson Mary Hediger told Patch in an email. Foundry Art Centre executive director Laura Helling said in a press release that the event is part of The Foundry Art Centre’s commitment to bringing a variety of art, music and culture to the community. The series is presented this year by PNC Arts Alive, a two-year, $1 million initiative from The PNC Foundation that supports visual and …
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
The acclaimed artist and long-time Foundry Arts Centre board member was honored by the Missouri Arts Council with an award.
Missouri native landscape artist Billyo O’Donnell has been honored as top individual artist in the 2012 Missouri Arts awards, presented by the Missouri Arts Council. It's the latest in a string of other prestigious awards O'Donnell has received for his work from many esteemed organizations. He has also exhibited his work in museums across the country. A Well-Deserved Honor “To be recognized for what I’ve done is a very humbling thing for me," O’Donnell told Patch. "I’m thrilled to death.” Foundry Art Centre executive director Laura Helling said the recognition reflects O'Donnell's commitment to the local art community. “He has been an enthusiastic supporter of the arts throughout the St. Louis community,” she said in a news release. …
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
"Patch" rounds up the New Year's Eve happenings in St. Charles, St. Peters, O'Fallon, Lake Saint Louis and Wentzville.
This article was published in 2011. For a round up of events happening on Dec. 31, 2012, head here. New Year’s Eve 2011 in St. Charles Ameristar Casino Rumple’s Pub Tony’s On Main Street Lloyd & Harry’s RT Weiler’s Baha Rock Club St. Robert Bellarmine Church Foundry Art Centre Padavan’s NY Stegton Regency Conference & Banquet Center New Year’s Eve 2012 in St. Peters Rich’s Place Nightshift Bar & Grill St. Peters Rec-Plex Hobo’s at the American Legion New Year’s Eve 2012 in Lake Saint Louis Donatelli’s Bistro New Year’s Eve 2012 in O’Fallon Motley’s Pub & Grub KT Sports Bar & Grill Hot Shots Bar & Grill Brewskeez Rendezvous Café & Wine Bar New Year’s Eve 2012 in Wentzville Playtime Party Center Maggie Malone’s Did we miss an event? …