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Art Week Dec 14-20


We are Germer Insurance Services happily support the local art community. Here's an update from the San Marcos Art League.


The vibrance and swirl of Martin Satí’s artwork is a digital process he calls "Silicone Pie". Read more. . .



The Hays County Food Bank fundraiser is off to a good start, but many friends and neighbors in our community are struggling even more this particularly difficult year. You can still drop off food donations at the Art Center or snag a holiday ornament or two. Proceeds from these sales go directly to the Food Bank.


Beautiful Christmas ornaments on sale at the Price Center range from $8 to $18 and proceeds from the sale of these classic ornaments (still packed in their original boxes from places like Neiman Marcus and Foley's) will be split equally between the San Marcos Art League and the Hays County Food Bank.



Through December 24th

Create Your Own Ornament Kits

The San Marcos Art League in partnership with Cardinal Frame & Art and the Hays County Food Bank is excited to launch our take-home ornament kits! Stop by the San Marcos Art Center from now until Christmas to pick up a kit and make your own ornaments to hang on your Christmas Tree. More info on the event page.


December 19th

Art Squared Art Market

Experience a wide selection of handcrafted works by 40-50 artists, including ceramics, glass, metalwork, photography, wood, drawings and pastels, jewelry, sculpture, leather, painting and mixed media. Enjoy live music on the shaded Courthouse lawn along with demonstrations and free children’s art activities. There is free parking and admission. More info on the event page.


December 17th

Online Demo: Angel Ornaments

Join the San Marcos Art League on Thursday to learn how Susan Best transforms wine corks into sweet angel ornaments with just a few simple supplies. The demo will be held live on Zoom. It will also be recorded and added to the Vimeo page in case you can't make it. Zoom link here. More info on the event page.


Through Jan 3

Luminations

Experience the calm of winter at the Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center with the shimmer of thousands of luminarias lighting the way. This year, stroll through naturally beautiful Texas Arboretum among illuminated oaks and light-splashed forts of Fortlandia. More info and tickets on the event page.


Through Dec 24th

Blue Genie Art Bazaar

The Blue Genie Art Bazaar is a fixture of the Austin holiday shopping season. Open from 10a to 10p every day through Christmas Eve. Find unique work from over 125 local & regional artists – with a portion of proceeds going to Make-A-Wish®. Parking & admission are always FREE of charge. More info on their website .





January 8th - 10th

Remote Painting Workshop

Acclaimed Austin artist Jennifer Balkan will be hosting her first 3 day remote painting workshop in January 2021 through @atelierdojo. January 8-10 10am-1pm CST. Details and registration info here. Space is limited.







Online Exhibit

Contemporary Japanese Porcelain

To mark the 40th year participating in the prestigious Winter Show and its first ever online-only edition, Joan B Mirviss LTD presents Masterworks of Modern Japanese Porcelain. Each piece carefully selected for this exhibition exemplifies the extraordinary. See the exhibit.




You can read more in the latest update from the San Marcos Art League.



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