Do you have art work depicting your reflections on Winter? Then bring it to our gallery for entry in our February competitive art show. We are looking for art, in any medium, that portrays the intrinsic nature of winter. The work can be as varied as a detailed image of a snow-covered pine cone or as broad as a magnificent winter landscape. For additional information contact the Art & Gift Gallery at (308) 534-1946.
The Gallery Exhibit-Impact Nebraska Artists "Best" will be shown January 30-March 4th with a Gallery Talk and reception at PAC Saturday Feb. 10th 1-3 pm. Artists will be present to talk about their artwork and the IMPACT Nebraska Program.
IMPACT: NEBRASKA ARTISTS
IMPACT, a non-profit Nebraska visual arts organization, was founded in 1985 - Its mission to educate through outreach programs and exhibitions. From inception, IMPACT has been recognized for professionalism and a high level of creative expression.
Each of the artist members has been juried in by an eminent museum director or academic figure. The requirement is that they are “nationally recognized in their respective artistic discipline.” Members do all the work themselves: contacting museums and booking shows, producing publicity materials, building crates, transporting work to far-flung venues. Many small towns with an arts center or a gallery have had the benefit of a sophisticated, professional exhibition in their backyard. Impact artists work in a variety of media—Oil, Watercolors, Acrylic, Mixed Media, Pastels, Photography, Batik, Clay, Metal, and Swedish knot embroidery.
The first Impact show traveled widely throughout the country, and Impact published a book of their works, which won several awards. Today Impact offers separate thematic shows— Kooser Impact (art inspired by Ted Kooser’s poems,) Postcards from the Plains (small works,) All Things Botanical (landscapes and flowers,) Impact Best (artists’ signature works) Skyscape ((interpretations of Skies) and Nebraska Roots (150 year celebration of the state of NE)
Museums and communities in Nebraska and surrounding states can schedule one of these shows. You can view Impact’s various exhibitions on its website—www.impactart.ne.org
North Platte Sylvan Learning Center is excited to celebrate National Engineers Week - February 18 – 24, 2018 and the difference that engineering makes in our lives for the third year partnering with local and area schools. We will be doing FREE STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Engineering activities in classrooms throughout the month of February. This will be hands on learning experiences for students K-9th.
In past years, we have explored physics, aeronautical engineering, environmental engineering, chemical engineering and mechanical engineering. We bring all supplies for the students to have a kinetic learning experience that is grade appropriate and helps them not only grow their STEM skills by helps them to work as an effective group, present their ideas, and practice career/college ready creatively problem solving. These experiences can be tailored to each school's goals. Our efforts in the area of engineering have given us the honor of being #1 internationally with our Sylvan company.
“I am excited to celebrate National Engineers Week by offering FREE Engineering activities to partnering area schools and their students, for the third year!”, noted Debra Smith, Sylvan owner and director.
Parents are encouraged to contact their student’s teacher or school administrators. Schools can contact Debra at the North Platte Sylvan Learning Center at 308-532-4441 or email email@example.com.
Debra at the North Platte Sylvan Learning Center at 308-532-4441 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grief support for those that have experienced the loss of a loved one. When someone you love dies, your world changes. There is no right or wrong way to mourn. Many people share the same feelings; most deal with the pain of loss, or some worry about the future.But, there also can be differences. It may help to talk with other people who also are grieving. Join their support group where you can feel comfortable sharing your feelings and concerns. Date Tuesday’s from January 23 – March 13, 2018 Time 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Location Bradley Room GPHealth 601 W Leota St North Platte, NE 69101 For those grieving the death of a loved one. No registration is required and this class is offered free of charge. For more information, contact Renee Callaghan, 308.568.7918.
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