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Mardi Gras Bead Mosaic Breaks Record

Do you ever wonder what happens to all those Mardi Gras beads after Mardi Gras?  Usually, they end up in a landfill but now they’re being used to make mosaics.  I just read that there’s a new Guinness World Record for the largest mosaic made out of Mardi Gras beads.  Completed on February 22nd, the … Continue reading

‘Tis the Season for Holiday Sales

Everywhere I look, I see advertisements and postcards for holiday sales.  In addition to the big box retailers, department stores and specialty stores, there are many fine arts and crafts sales taking place in the next week. If you’re looking to make it a handmade holiday this year, here are a few places to shop … Continue reading

Elvis Remembered in Art

Today marks the 35th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death.  As one of the most popular singers of the 20th century and surely one of our most recognizable cultural icons, rather than discuss his contributions to the music and film industries, I’d like to take a look at how his image been represented in art over … Continue reading

How to Add Art to Your Garden

Today I’d like to share some ideas on how to add art to your garden. Here at Community Arts Center, we have a lovely cottage garden filled with beautiful flowers and whimsical garden accents.  We also have a more formal garden area complete with large bronze sculptures and metalwork.  Both gardens provide a place to … Continue reading

CAC Weekend Planner

It’s Arty Facts Friday so here’s what’s going on at Community Arts Center this weekend. On Saturday, June 9th, from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., stop in to see what’s new in our BEAdazzle Gift Gallery or view our Member’s Exhibition in the Duke Gallery.  Then on Sunday, June 10th, from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m., … Continue reading

How to Mosaic a Flower Pot

It’s “how to” Tuesday so if you’re looking for information on how to paint, sculpt,  draw, create any type of art, or learn a new technique, you’ve come to the right place! Since summer’s right around the corner, I thought I’d make some mosaic flower pots for my garden.  Sounds like a fun and easy … Continue reading