Missouri Artists On Main, 315 – 321 S. Main St. Charles, MO 63301
(636) 724-1260 http://www.maomgallery.com
SATURDAY, MAY 13 2017
Come help us celebrate MOMO’s 5th Anniversary. We will have demos, raffle drawings, discounts, cake and more. We will be open from 10 am till 6 pm. Pick from the jar and receive a discount on your purchase! Put your name in our raffle for a beautiful work of Art! Enjoy watching our artists demo their fine craft. Below is a schedule for the artists demonstrations.
10 – 11:30 A.M.
Judith Drew – Weaving
Diane Tessman – Recycled Flower Making
11:30 am – 1 pm
Vic Barr – Woodworking
1 – 2:30 pm Clinton Berry – Whee Thrown Pottery
2:30 – 4 pm
Adam Long – Casting
Jean McMullen – Collage
4 pm – .
Mary Mosblech – Printmaking Note Cards
Everybody come and visit! Did I mention that there would be cake…
Missouri Artist on Main 319 – 321 S. Main Street, St. Charles, MO 63301
(636) 724-1260 www.maomgallery.com
On May 9, 1914, President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation establishing Mother’sDay, a national holiday to be celebrated annually on the second Sunday of May. The woman responsible for its inception was Anna Jarvis (1864–1948), who wanted to memorialize her own mother and as a result saw the value in honoring all mothers. In Britain, Mother’sDay is celebrated in mid-Lent as Mothering Sunday. During the Middle Ages a custom developed of allowing those who had moved away to visit their home parishes and their mothers on Laetare Sunday, the fourth Sunday of Lent. Many other countries also celebrate the holiday on this date.
When considering a gift for Mom think of the gallery, Missouri Artist on Main.
Perfect for spring a hand painted and dyed silk scarf.
Silk scarf by MAOM artist Joyce Rothermich.
Everyone loves to give and receive jewelry!
Cloisonne Red and Pink Heart Earrings by MAOM jeweler Kathryn Leventhall-Arnold would be a wonderful way to express your love for Mother.
MAOM potter Clinton Berry makes wonderful functional work, perhaps a porcelain bowl or baking dish.
Flowers are always appropriate on Mother’s Day. MAOM colored pencil artist Susie Tenzer creates beautiful arrangements that will never fade.
Perhaps spending time with your Mom taking a class in the gallery classroom would be the perfect gift. Check out the listing of upcoming classes at http://www.maomgallery.com or stop by the gallery
Stop by the gallery and let the artists on duty help with your selections.
Porcelain serving platter by MAOM potter Clinton Berry
Missouri Artists On Main, 315 – 321 S. Main St. Charles, MO 63301 (636) 724-1260 http://www.maomgallery.com
The Pilgrim settlers of New England were not the first to set aside a day for expressing their gratitude to God for the harvest. The Greeks and the Romans paid tribute to their agricultural goddesses, the Anglo-Saxons celebrated Lammas and Harvest Home , and the Jewish traditions have their eight-day Sukkot, or Feast of Tabernacles. The first American Thanksgiving was entirely religious, and took place on December 4, 1619, when a group of 38 English settlers arrived at Berkeley Plantation on the James River. Their charter decreed that their day of arrival be celebrated yearly as a day of thanksgiving to God.
But most Americans think of the first “official” Thanksgiving as being the one that took place at Plymouth Colony in October 1621, a year after the Pilgrims first landed on the New England coast. They were joined in their three-day feast by Massasoit, the chief of the Wampanoag Indians, and about 90 of his fellow tribesmen.
Many states declared Thanksgiving holidays, but it wasn’t until 1863 that President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed the last Thursday in November as a national day to give thanks. Each year thereafter, for 75 years, the president proclaimed the same day to be celebrated. In 1939, however, President Franklin D. Roosevelt moved it one week earlier to allow more time for Christmas shopping.
Finally, Congress ruled that the fourth Thursday of November would be the legal federal holiday of Thanksgiving after 1941.
Thanksgiving. (2015). In H. Henderson (Ed.), Holidays, Festivals & Celebrations of the world dictionary: Detailing more than 3,300 observances from all 50 states and more than 100 nations. Detroit, MI: Omnigraphics, Inc..
Fall is a time of feasting, of celebrating and giving thanks with family and friends. MAOM is the perfect place to find a one of a kind serving piece to grace your holiday table.
Selection of work by MAOM potter Angel Brame.
Perhaps a large serving platter by Clinton Berry.
A wonderful jar by MAOM potter John Preus.
Missouri Artist on Main offers a wonderful selection of functional ware . The gallery is open seven days a week and in preparation for the upcoming holidays we will have extended hours starting after Thanksgiving.