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9th Annual A Small Wonder Gift Shop
9th Annual A Small Wonder Gift Shop

9th Annual A Small Wonder Gift Shop  
October 28th - December 17th
Gallery 3R

A small wonder means small work from local artists and that means work priced for holiday gifts! Gallery 3R is turned into a gift shop for small works of art. Just like a gift shop, buyers may take home the item at the time of purchase. Shop early for the art lover in your life. Glass, ceramics, paintings, sculpture, jewelry, original prints and much more will be on display. 

Besides regular business hours: Tuesday-Saturday 11-5:00, we are open late until 9:00pm during events (First Friday, Live at the Five Spot) and at the combined art reception on Saturday, November 19, 6:30-8:30pm. The Contemporary Art Center is located at 305 SW Water Street, Peoria, IL 61602. Call or text 309-674-6822 or contact us with questions for more information.

Related Events:
1st Friday Studio Tour: Friday, November 4, 5:00-9:00pm, visit with resident artists and view art exhibit in three galleries

Combined Art Reception: Saturday, November 19, 2022, 6:30-8:30 pm, free admission, donation requested. Meet the exhibiting artists and view their artwork in three galleries.

1st Friday Studio Tour: Friday, December 2, 5:00-9:00pm, visit with resident artists, view art exhibits in three galleries.

Art exhibits may also be viewed for no admission Tuesday-Saturday 11-5:00 and during some evening events with admission. The public is invited to these open house style events, featuring the exhibits described above. No food or drink will be offered.

For more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/2939347522878200/2939347526211533?event_time_id=2939347566211529



Pysanky Holiday Ornament
Pysanky Holiday Ornament

Pysanky Holiday Ornament

 

Instructor: Crystal Potthoff

 

Department: Fiber Arts

 

Learn the ancient art of pysanky - wax batik on eggshell. Instructor will guide you through the process to create your own unique pysanky Holiday ornament. Using layers of wax and dye, we will turn a chicken egg into a beautiful work of art.

 

Cost: $30

 

Thursday Evening 6:00--8:00 pm

December 1, 2022

 

Ages- 16+

 

Materials: All Material Provided

All classes are subject to cancellation due to low enrollment. Students will be notified of class cancellation by 2 pm the day before class. Students can either retain a credit toward a future class or receive a full refund in 3-5 business days.

Are you a member of the Peoria Art Guild? If so you can use code PAGMEMBER to get a $5 discount (only for current members!)

For tickets: 309tix.com/events/pysanky-holiday-ornament-12-1-2022



Whisper & Shout: Open Mic for Poetry
Whisper & Shout: Open Mic for Poetry

Whisper & Shout: Open Mic for Poetry
Thursday, December 1, ~ 8:00 - 10:00 pm

When checking in at the door, be prepared to share your table and seat number.

Tickets in Advance Online: $5-members, $8-nonmembers, $3-poets + fees (till 6pm day of event)

If an event is not sold out, tickets will also be sold at the door.
Tickets at the door*: $9-members, $12-nonmembers, $5-poets
(*No money will be taken at the door unless we don’t reach our max capacity)

*Please Note that purchasing a Poet Ticket is a commitment to share your poetry on stage. ´╗┐If you don't plan to read, then don't purchase a poet level ticket.

Water and Pop for $1.00 is offered at the bar.
Attendees may bring their own food and drink or bring in food and drink from the Rhythm Kitchen.

Experience a diverse open mic with artists from all backgrounds in a positive and inspiring atmosphere. Peoria’s Open Mic for Poetry is held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month. Host: Ryan Lowry, DJ: Yvaine Washington

For tickets: 309tix.com/events/whisper-shout-open-mic-for-poetry-12-1-2022