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MARION ARTS COUNCIL

Events and Activities

PURPOSE:

The goal of the Marion Arts Council is to promote the importance of the arts and develop programs that maximize public awareness of art, artists, and culture.  They accomplish this through the following activities:Marion Arts Council Logo

  • Six visual arts gallery exhibits per year at the Lowe Park Arts & Environment Center gallery. Exhibits are on display for eight weeks and include an artist’s reception and gallery talk.
  • Minimum of two performing arts events during the year.
  • Workshops designed for artistic family activities or adult education.    
  • Consulting on art for the City of Marion at the request of the Mayor/City Council and the Cultural and Entertainment District.

ABOUT THE COUNCIL:

The Marion Art Council Board is made up of seven appointed members and an unlimited number of associate members. The associate members assist with events and can attend board meetings, but have no vote on decisions made by the board. The appointed board members serve a three year term.

STAFF CONTACT:

Karlene Hummel, Recreation/Aquatics Coordinator
Lowe Park Arts & Environment Center
Ph. 319-447-3590
Email Karlene

ART COUNCIL CONTACTS:

General Art Council questions  email
Music related questions  email

CURRENT MEMBERS:

APPOINTED MEMBERS
TERM EXPIRES
Dennis Frevert
01-01-18
Charlene Briggs
01-01-18
Frances Renfer
01-01-19
Elizabeth Wilson 01-01-19
Angie Pierce-Jennings
01-01-20
Patrick Schmidt
01-01-20
Brenda Kowalsky
01-01-20

MEETINGS:

The board meets on the second Tuesday of the month at the Lowe Park Arts & Environment Center, 4500 N. 10th Street. Meetings begin at 5:30 pm.

MINUTES & AGENDAS:

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