Events and Programs

Events and Programs, Summer 2019

Faulconer Arts Outreach in the Parks

The Faulconer Gallery is offering free hands-on art and literacy activities for kids & families in area parks. Every session will offer drawing, 2 & 3-D collage projects, beading, truck glittering, painting, bookmaking, type-a-thon, and reading activities. A special project including ceramics, printmaking, marbling, sewing, wood cut outs, tie-dye or other activities will be offered at each session. No registration is necessary. Supported by Grinnell AmeriCorps Partnerships.

Date Time Location
June 10 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Drake Library, 930 Park Street
June 12 10:30 a.m.–noon Arbor Lake Shelter House, 123 Pearl Street
June 17 10:30 a.m.–noon Merrill Park West Shelter, 801 11th Avenue
June 19 10:30 a.m.–noon Bucksbaum Center for the Arts, north side, 1108 Park Street
June 24 10:30 a.m.–noon James Miller Park, Lake Nyanza Shelter, 1132 Nyanza Drive
June 26 10:30 a.m.–noon Bucksbaum Center for the Arts, north side, 1108 Park Street
July 1 10:30 a.m.–noon Ahren’s Park #1, 1436 Penrose Street
July 3 10:30 a.m.–noon Bucksbaum Center for the Arts, north side, 1108 Park Street
July 8 10:30 a.m.–noon Bailey Park, 1220 Prairie Street
July 10 10:30 a.m.–noon Bucksbaum Center for the Arts, north side, 1108
July 15 10:30 a.m.–noon Central Park , 811 Park Street
July 17 10:30 a.m.–noon Bucksbaum Center for the Arts, north side, 1108
July 19 10:30 a.m.–noon Poweshiek County Fair, 425 East Street South
July 22 10:30 a.m.–noon Summer Street Park, 720 Summer Street

In case of threatening weather, Art in the Park will relocate to Bucksbaum Center for the Arts, 1108 Park Street.

Changes in location will be announced on KGRN 1410 AM and on the Faulconer Gallery’s Facebook page prior to the start of the session. You may also call the Faulconer Gallery, 641 269 4663.

Read, Write and Draw at Faulconer Gallery

Grinnell College Americorps

11 a.m.–noon Fridays, June 14, 21, 28 and July 12, 19, 26

This free program is available for students to drop-in for a quiet hour of reading, writing and drawing. Bring your own book or read own of ours. Create a story or draw in response to one of the artworks on display or from your imagination. Make a small book! Faulconer Gallery will provide supplies and our education staff will be there to read, write, and draw with you. Supported by Grinnell AmeriCorps Partnerships.

Yoga with Monica St. Angelo

Mondays, June 17, 24, July 1–22, 12:15–12:50 p.m.

Enjoy a free 30-minute yoga practice. Open to all levels, mats provided. Co-sponsored by Live Well Grinnell.

Exhibition of Summer Student Artists

July 25, 1:45–5:30 p.m.

The community is invited to view artworks created by students in area summer programs, installed next to works that inspired them. Refreshments will be served. Supported by Grinnell AmeriCorps Partnerships.

Additional Information

Grinnell College does not assume responsibility for the care and safety of children who attend these events. The College makes these programs open to the public with the understanding that for children who attend, a parent, legal guardian, or other designated caregiver remains responsible for their care and protection.

For more information please contact outreach curator Tilly Woodward, 641-269-4663.

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