Region Events

KAEA regions periodically host "drive in" events open to any art teachers. Check out your Regions' Events and all of those around the state. 
Click here for a list of Regional coordinators.

*Membership is not required to attend a Drive In, though we would love to have you! 
Click HERE for membership information and HERE to join!

North East Kansas 
Saturday, April 14th   10:00am-1:00pm
Come on out to Washburn Rural High School for a 
meet and greet pot luck.
Bring a snack, some art, lesson plans, whatever floats your boat. We can create some artand talk about lessons or ideas while having snacks. Please come to the Southwest parking lot by the digital sign. Theresa Shetler Logan will let you in the doors by the parking lot.
Kansas City Area
Lenexa Art Fair
Saturday, May 12, 4:30 PM 
Meet up at the Nerman Museum vendor table

Olathe Station Art Fair 
Saturday, June 9
Meet up at Joes KC BBQ (119th and Strang Line Rd.) at 5pm
Eat and walk over to the fair together at 7PM.

Questions? Contact Karen Gerety Folk (913) 940-5399
South East 
Saturday April 21st at 10:00am
We'll go out for lunch after
Clay Handbuilding Workshop with Joe Summers 
Prairie View High School 13731 KS Hwy 152 Lacygne, KS 66040

Saturday June 16th
SE Region Road Trip to Crystal Bridges Museum to view 
The Beyond: Georgia O’Keeffe & Contemporary Art Exhibit
We can load up and ride together or meet down separate. 
Please contact DeAnn Morgandeanna_morgan@usd368.org or 785-204-2066
North Central
North Central Region Event
Saturday, March 3rd  10:00am-2:00pm  
Bookbinding and Felting workshops
$10.00 each
At Great Bend Middle School – 1919 Harrison St. 
North side of building. 
There will be time for both workshops.  Bring a lunch or pick up something to bring back. 

Book Binding: Pamphlet Stitch
$10 fee
This non-adhesive bookbinding class will be centered towards creating a hand stitched book that is not only a useful vessel for content but a book-like structure as an art object. We will focus on form, content, and layout to create a simple yet elegant book while learning to hand bind using the pamphlet stitch. All specialized bookbinding tools and supplies will be supplied with the fee unless artists would like to bring decorative paper for cover, thread, etc. that they would like to use in their one of kind book. 
Needle Felting 
$10 fee
Learn how to do basic needle felting. We will cover flat needle felting and small sculptural needle felting. You will come away with a small needle felting kit, including a needle, foam block and some wool. 
Please RSVP to Jennifer Christiansen @ jennifer.christiansen@usd428.net

North West
New events will be announced soon.
South Central
Cuttlebone Casting Workshop   
Hosted by Ryan Swayne
Saturday, May 5th  10:00am-1:00pm
 Augusta High School Cost: $5
Participants will learn how to cast jewelry pendants using simple cuttlebone found in pet stores and pewter. The best part is: Pewter melts around 500 degrees F, so it can be melted in a small hand crucible with a propane torch! Everyone is asked to bring $5 to help cover the cost of the pewter.
All supplies and tools provided.
Pre-Register by contacting Ryan Swaynerswayne@usd402.com
New events will be announced this soon.
South West 
South West Region Event
Saturday, March 3rd  10:00am-3:00pm  
Felting Workshop
Fee: $3.00
Garden City High School, 2720 Buffalo Way. 
Follow the circle drive around high school
until you see door #33 – enter there. 
Begin with Felted landscapes at 10:00, break for lunch at 12:00,
and then come back for felted small animals. 
Have questions? Contact Candace Waltz @ cwaltz@gckschools.com

Join us! 

If you have any questions – please contact your area facilitator at the email/phone numbers posted above or contact Regional Chair, Shannon Wedelshannon.wedel@usd428.net or 620-282-8551.

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