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New Sewing Class at the McPherson Arts Alliance!


Instructor: Donna Lehner

Dates: August 3.4.5 & 6, 1-3pm

Fee: $25

5th – 9th grade

Students will learn how to use a sewing machine and develop basic sewing skills to create a piece of freestyle patchwork fabric and then sew a case to carry a tablet computer/book etc.

Supplies needed are 2 pieces of fabric, 12×24 inches each, one white and one with a pattern/design, pins and thread in 2 colors.

To enroll or for more information come to the VAAM gallery, 223 S. Main St. in McPherson, or call 241-6131.

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Summer Silversmithing
Instructor: Lori Martin Price
Ages: Highschool and up..(younger needs instructor approval)
Fee: $65 (5 weeks)
Plus a materials fee payable directly to the instructor.
Dates: Tuesdays, from 5:30 – 7:30, beginning June 9th and ending July 7

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Summer Art Classes for Kids June & July 2015

2015 summer kids classes 001

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Hutchinson artist Sandra (Hudson) Keller is the featured artist for May and June in the McPherson Arts Alliance Vaam Gallery, 223 S. Main St., McPherson, located in the Historic McPherson Opera House. Sandra’s work includes incredible wildlife sculptures and a few of Lindsborg Kansas’s most memorable past residents captured in both bronze and clay.
Vaam Gallery hours are Tues. – Sat., 10am – 5pm.
sharon Keller turtle

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Cally Krallman’s Artist Reception is tomorrow, May 2nd, from noon until 2pm! Come by the Vaam Gallery, 223 S Main, McPherson, for some good snacks, stimulating conversation and amazing art!


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McPherson County Student Art Exhibit & Scholarship Competition

2015 student art show 001                                                                                              The McPherson County Student Art Exhibition

and Scholarship Competition will be held April 16 –

19 at the Park School Gym, 210 N. Elm.

All McPherson County students, grades 6 through 12

in public schools, private schools or home schooled,

are eligible to participate in the student exhibit.

Work will be displayed in 19 categories with ribbons

being awarded for first, second and third place.

Any senior who is planning to study art and attend a

university, college, technical school or art institute in

fall of 2015 can enter a portfolio display to compete

for scholarship prizes of $1000, $500, and $250.

A reception to honor the participating students and

their parents is scheduled for Friday, April 17, 5-8 p.m.

For information regarding the exhibit or scholarship

competition, contact a McPherson County art teacher

or ask for information at the VAAM Art Gallery,223 S. Main. 

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Another beautiful painting by our featured artist Cally Krallman

Spring Grazing


Have you signed up for her May 2nd workshop yet!


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