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May
27
Fri
Buffalo shop to feature Brooklyn potter’s work @ Margo’s Pottery and Fine Crafts
May 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Margo’s Pottery and Fine Crafts will feature the work of Brooklyn potter Claire Weissberg this summer. The show will run from May 27 through Aug. 6, with a reception for the artist set for Friday from 5-7 p.m.

Weissberg’s porcelain pottery is all wheel-thrown and fired in an electric kiln at mid-range. The magazine Ceramics Monthly features a pitcher from the show in its May issue.

Weissberg has no employees. She throws, trims, glazes, fires, sells and packs and ships her own work from her studio in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Weissberg was born in New York City, studied pottery with Clary Illian in Iowa and Chiyoichi Shimizu in Japan. She received her Master of Fine Arts in ceramics from the Rhode Island School of Design and has been a full-time potter in Brooklyn since 1989.

For questions or more information, please call Margo or Carey at 684-9406. Margo’s Pottery and Fine Crafts is located at 1 N. Main St. in Buffalo.

May
28
Sat
VFW to celebrate Poppy Drive @ Wal-Mart and Kmart
May 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The VFW Roy Eaton #1560 members will hold a Buddy Poppy drive Tuesday and Saturday.

On Tuesday, from 9 a.m. to noon, Buddy Poppies will be available at the Sheridan Veterans Affairs Medical Center. On Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon, they will be available at Kmart and Wal-Mart.

The red Buddy Poppy symbolizes the lives lost in war.

Donations will be accepted for the poppies. All proceeds raised will benefit veterans and their families.

Buddy Poppies are assembled in VA hospitals by veterans.

Wal-Mart is located at 1695 Coffeen Ave. Kmart is located at 2571 N. Main St.

Jun
1
Wed
SAGE Juried Art Show opens June 1 @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Opening day for the sixth annual SAGE National Juried Art Show will be June 1 at the Sagebrush Community Art Center.

The show is an exhibit from artists all over the country, in any medium, on display through June 30. This year’s juror is Boston artist Vincent Crotty, who will also be giving an oil painting workshop June 17-19.

The awards ceremony and reception is June 16 from 5-7 p.m. Cash awards will be presented for best of show; first, second and third places; and honorable mention. Both the exhibit and the awards ceremony are free and open to the public.

For more information, call the art center at 674-1970. The host organization, SAGE, is the Sheridan Artists’ Guild, Et al.

The Sagebrush Community Art Center is located at 201 E. Fifth St.

Jun
5
Sun
Story Woman’s Club to serve breakfast, lunch during yard sales @ Story Woman’s Club
Jun 5 @ 7:00 am – 2:00 pm

STORY — The public is invited to stop by the Story Woman’s Club for breakfast and lunch during the annual Story Yard Sale Day on June 5.

At breakfast, from 7-11 a.m. (or until it’s gone), the group will be serve biscuits and gravy for $7 and cinnamon rolls for $2.

Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (or until it’s gone) and will include pulled pork sandwiches for $7.

Proceeds from the meals will benefit the Story Woman’s Club building maintenance fund.

The Story Woman’s Club is located at 28 N. Piney Road in Story.

Brinton to open new exhibit, ‘Landscape & Beyond’ @ Brinton Museum
Jun 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum will feature nationally-acclaimed American landscape painter Clyde Aspevig in a one-person exhibit, “Landscape & Beyond,” on display in the Forrest E. Mars, Jr. Building’s Jacomien Mars Reception Gallery from June 5 through July 31.

A reception to meet the artist is set for June 5, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. for museum members.

Known by museums and world class collectors, Aspevig is highly regarded as an accomplished American painter who uses vibrant color to depict spectacular Western landscapes. Aspevig is the recipient of numerous awards going back to the 1980s, including more recently the 1997 Prix de West Invitational Award, National Cowboy Hall of Fame; the prestigious 2006 Autry National Center John J. Geraghty Award; and the 2013 Edgar Payne Award for Best Landscape at the 102nd California Art Gold Medal Show, USC Fisher Museum of Art in Los Angeles, California.

As an artist who grew up on a ranch in Montana, his paintings evoke a sense of passion about the land that tugs at an emotional sensibility in all of us. The exhibit includes 28 paintings representing new work as well as a selection of oils dating back to 2013.

The Brinton Museum is located at 239 Brinton Road in Big Horn.

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