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, locate…d 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.
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
Help the McPherson Arts Alliance on MATCH DAY
$45,250 TOTAL GRANTS & PRIZES
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4, 2015 7 AM to 6 PM
- Match Day Grants: $40,000
BASIC CHALLENGE: Come to the McPherson Community Foundation, 206 N. Main in McPherson on MATCH DAY, March 4, between the hours of 4pm – 6pm and make a donation for the McPherson Arts Alliance! The minimum donation is just $25! The first $40,000 given on Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 between 7 AM and 6 PM will be matched proportionally to the total raised, up to a maximum of $8,000 per organization, and if the Arts Alliance has the most people donating between 4 – 6 pm we will win an additional $1000!!!
- Match Day Incentive Prizes: $5,250
- Get the party started: 7 am – 9 am
- Coffee Break: 9 am – 11 am
- Lunch Bonanza: 11 am -1pm
- Afternoon Blitz: 2 pm – 4 pm
- Happy Hour: 4 pm – 6 pm This is our time!!! We need to have the most people come through the door during Happy Hour to win $1000!
$1000 will be awarded to the organization receiving the most donors giving donations of $25 or more through the site from 4 pm – 6 pm. (Each donor will be counted only once).
- Random Act of Kindness
One donor will be randomly chosen at the end of Match Day and $250 will be added to their donation.
TOTAL GRANTS: $45,250