Happy 5th Anniversary MAOM!

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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 drew_weaving

Diane Tessman – Recycled Flower Making

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11:30 am – 1 pm

Vic Barr – Woodworking

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1 – 2:30 pm Clinton Berry – Whee Thrown Pottery

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2:30 – 4 pm

Adam Long – Casting

Jean McMullen – Collage

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4 pm –   .

Mary Mosblech – Printmaking Note Cards

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Everybody come and visit! Did I mention that there would be cake…

HOLIDAY SHOPPING

Watercolor collage by award winning MAOM artist and gallery owner Jean McMullen.

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Missouri Artists On Main, 315 – 321 S. Main St. Charles, MO  63301

(636) 724-1260  http://www.maomgallery.com

The gallery is full of great items to fill every holiday shopping list. Can’t decide? We offer gift certificates.

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Beautiful hand dyed and hand painted silk scarves.

Over 42 Missouri artist display their work in the historic two story building.

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If you stop by after dark be sure to take your picture on the lawn with the beautiful lighted display by MAOM artist Adam Long.

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Wall sculpture by MAOM artist Adam Long

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Exciting work my MAOM scratch board artist Brad Leber

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Today’s cold weather is perfect for one of Kathy Shallow’s warm felted hats.

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Diane Tessman creates wonderful, beautiful hats by weaving fabric and forming them.

We offer gift wrapping while you wait. Perhaps there will be hot cider and cookies to enjoy.

Visit the Facebook page of Missouri Artist on Main to see even more examples of the great work crafted by hand from the heart of the wonderful group of artist who call MAOM home.

Silk (UPDATE)

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Missouri Artists On Main 315-321 South Main Saint Charles MO 63301  http://www.maomgallery.com  (636) 724-1260

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The Silk class was a HUGE success, HUGE! Participants worked with Jean McMullen and Deb Mansir to create beautiful scarves.

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Contact the gallery and ask to be placed on the contact list to be notified as classes are scheduled. You can also check the webpage ( http://www.maomgallery.com ) to see the list of upcoming classes.

Silk

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Missouri Artists On Main, 315 – 321 S. Main St. Charles, MO  63301

(636) 724-1260  http://www.maomgallery.com

Natural fiber produced by many creatures, notably the silkworm. The many kinds of silk include crépe, satin, taffeta, and velvet. Almost all silk comes from silkworms reared commercially; a single cocoon can provide between 600 and 900m (2,000–3,000ft) of filament.  The cocoons are soaked to unstick the fibers, and the strands are unwound together to form a single thread of yarn. The Chinese were the first to use silk. Silk manufacturing developed in England in the 17th century. China is the largest producer of raw silk. (“silk.” World Encyclopedia. : Philip’s. Oxford Reference. 2004. Date Accessed 23 Aug. 2016.)

Hand Dyed Silk

There are an infinite number of ways one can bind, stitch, fold, twist, or compress silk  and each way results in very different patterns. Each method is used to achieve a certain result, Also, different techniques can be used in conjunction with one another to achieve even more elaborate results.

Have you always wanted to learn some of the many techniques used to dye silk? 

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Well, here is your chance!

Silk Scarf Making in the Microwave

September 1 at 2- 4 or 6 – 8 p.m.$35 includes supplies

 join resident artists Deb Mansir & Jean McMullen

Learn how to make beautiful silk scarves using a microwave that look like a flower garden!  Students will leave wearing 2 beautiful scarves.  More can be made and purchased during this 2 hour class!

 

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Call the gallery to register for this exciting and fun class. (636) 724-1260

Festival of the Little Hills

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Missouri Artist on Main 319 – 321 S. Main Street, St. Charles, MO 63301

(636) 724-1260  www.maomgallery.com

Again this year Missouri Artist on Main will be participating in the Festival of the Little Hills. MAOM artists will be bringing in extra work to stock the booth on the street and the gallery will stay open late Friday and Saturday evening.

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The largest festival of the year in St. Charles, activities include over 300 craft booths, with demonstrations by crafts people and artisans. Also includes numerous food & beverages booths along with live music and other entertainment and the Kids Corner.

2016 Festival Dates: August 19 – August 21

Friday, August 19 — 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Saturday, August 20 — 9:30 AM – 10:00 PM
Sunday, August 21 — 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Parking? Don’t worry, there is shuttle service.

FREE SHUTTLE to the FESTIVAL

Locations:

Duchesne High School
2550 Elm Street
St. Charles, MO 63301

St. Charles West High School
3601 Droste Road
St. Charles, MO 63301

EPC – Executive Personal Computers
3941 Harry S. Truman Blvd.
St. Charles, MO 63301
(at Interstate 70 and Cave Springs)
Handicapped Shuttle available

St. Charles Family Arena
2002 Arena Pkwy.
St. Charles, MO 63303

Come early and stay late. Enjoy the music and food!

The booth on the street and the gallery, upstairs and down, will be stocked with beautiful work by over 40 Missouri artists.

Silk scarves!

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Jewelry!

Cloisonne Earrings

Glass!

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Ceramics!

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and more!

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See you at the Festival of the Little Hills!

 

 

Mother’s Day

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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’s Day, 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’s Day 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.

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Everyone loves to give and receive jewelry!

Cloisonne EarringsCloisonne Red and Pink Heart Earrings by MAOM jeweler Kathryn Leventhall-Arnold would be a wonderful way to express your love for Mother.

Potter Christina Collins makes wonderful fanciful and functional work, perhaps a small covered jar glazed in a beautiful celadon blue.

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Flowers are always appropriate on Mother’s Day. MAOM colored pencil artist Susie Tenzer creates beautiful arrangements that will never fade.

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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/Classes_and_Events.html

Stop by the gallery and let the artists on duty help with your selections.

Happy Mother’s Day to all!

MOTHER’S DAY, Think Missouri Artist on Main!

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Think SPRING!

Think MOTHER’S DAY!

Think SILK SCARVES!

Beautiful hand painted and Shibori silk scarves would make a perfect gift for Mom!

joyce_scarf3 Hand painted silk scarfs created by MAOM artist Joyce Rothermich. Joyce starts with a simple silk scarf and using a resist method creates beautiful floral designs.

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PERFECT for Mother’s Day!