Kirksville Arts Association is proud to announce a new workshop for signup!
3 Ways to Use Acrylic Paints – For Beginners and Intermediate Artists by Anna Dabney! Anna was our first place winner in our Regional Artists Exhibit recently, so she is ready to bring her hard work and talent to the KAA!
Limited seats are available, so reserve yours today! Spaces can be reserved at the Sue Ross Arts Center!
The workshop will be Saturday, March 25 from 1:30 to 3:30 PM. Students are encouraged to bring a hairdryer.
The Kirksville Arts Association is happy to say that our first exhibit of 2023 is now open! Regional Artists brings in artists from Kirksville and the surrounding areas right here to the Sue Ross Arts Center. Come enjoy a variety of mediums from a wide spectrum of talented artists!
A big thank you to our sponsors Lovegreen Ford and Complete Family Medicine! Without them, exhibits would not be possible! Kirksville Arts relies on the Kirksville community to bring you new exhibits and events!
Upcoming in mid-April is our Area High School Artist Showcase! We will be sending information out to area High Schools in Kirksville and surrounding counties soon. We are offering monetary awards, including a prize to the teacher of the 1st place winner to be used for classroom supplies!
This exhibit will offer a unique opportunity for area young artists to experience exhibiting their work in a gallery along with their peers from other schools.
Stay in tune with KAA for more information soon!
The date for the 48th Annual Red Barn Arts and Crafts Festival is official! Save the Date for Saturday, September 16th, 2023! Applications are currently in production — more updates to come!
A quick note: All tickets for the Lyceum show Rhonda Vincent and the Rage are currently SOLD OUT. The show premieres this Friday, January 27th.
We are happy to announce we have a Clara Straight raffle ongoing! The raffle will be for “Wild Sunflowers,” painted in 2022 by Clara.
Each ticket will be $5, or 5 tickets for $20! You will have until April 14th, 2023 to purchase entries!
Rhonda Vincent and the Rage will be performing January 27th with the Lyceum Kohlenberg series with Truman State University! This will be at the Baldwin Auditorium at 7:30 PM.
We suggest calling us before making the trip, to ensure we have the tickets in-office! (660) 665-0500!
Regional Artists is our next exhibit! This will premiere January 16th — Keep an eye out for future announcements!
This exhibit will welcome a multitude of talented artists spanning across various mediums. There will also be cash prizes, so come and see who the winners will be during the exhibit reception on Jan. 19. More info to come!
We are proud to announce the 3rd Annual Red Barn Holiday Market is currently open!
We have over a dozen talented artists who have brought their art and crafts to the Sue Ross Arts Center. This is the perfect time to get some holiday shopping done! We have many high quality hand-crafted goods for sale by regional artists that you won’t find anywhere else!
Holiday Marketplace Featured Artists:
Jeanne Scott, Green Castle MO | Linda Colton, Leawood KS
Barb Fitzgerald, Greentop MO | Gary Gibson, Edina MO
Michael Killen, Kirksville MO | Maureen McHale, Kirksville MO
David Schell, Kirksville MO | Pam Schell, Kirksville MO
John & Andrea O’Brien, Kirksville MO | David Walker, Macon MO
Robin White, Kirksville MO | Wanda Cagle, Kirksville MO
Mary Jo Pickett, Kirksville MO
Below is a small preview of what you can find during the Holiday Marketplace!
While the Holiday Market is in the main Ellebracht Gallery, we are also holding an Art Sale upstairs in the Gaber Gallery!
The art featured upstairs has been donated to the Kirksville Arts Association, so everything is at a discounted price. Proceeds from the Art Sale directly support the Association!
Below is another small preview of what you will be able to find!
The Holiday Market and Art Sale will be open only until December 10th! Come stop by the Sue Ross Arts Center to find the perfect gift today!
We are located at 215 S Franklin, here in downtown Kirksville. We are open from 11AM to 4PM Monday thru Friday, and 10AM to 2PM on Saturday. We take all forms of payment (cash, check, card)!
Have a Happy Holiday from the Kirksville Arts Family!
In need of some unique Christmas shopping? Look no further! The Sue Ross Arts Center will be hosting our 3rd Annual Red Barn Holiday Marketplace!
What is the marketplace? Think of it as a mini Red Barn — we have a handful of artists and crafters who have been invited to set up their fine art and crafts here in the gallery! Peruse at your own pace as you find that perfect gift for your loved ones.
The marketplace will open next Wednesday, November 30th, and will run until Saturday, December 10th. Take a look at our invited artists, and see if you recognize any names!
Holiday Marketplace Artists:
Jeanne Scott, Green Castle MO
Linda Colton, Leawood KS
Barb Fitzgerald, Greentop MO
Gary Gibson, Edina MO
Michael Killen, Kirksville MO
Maureen McHale, Kirksville MO
David Schell, Kirksville MO
Pam Schell, Kirksville MO
John & Andrea O’Brien, Kirksville MO
David Walker, Macon MO
Robin White, Kirksville MO
Wanda Cagle, Kirksville MO
Mary Jo Pickett, Kirksville MO
We hope you stop by the Sue Ross Arts Center and find a hidden gem or two!
Looking to sponsor an upcoming exhibit or event? Reach out to us today! (660) 665-0500 or firstname.lastname@example.org
As of today, there is one week left to come and experience Dana Forrester’s current exhibit: No Picasso! We have many original watercolors, as well as prints for sale!
Dana is a nationally recognized watercolorist, known for his brick walls and collector automobiles. Dana is also a Kirksville native, so it feels wonderful to have his body of work on display here at the Sue Ross Arts Center.
Our next upcoming exhibit is our 3rd Annual Red Barn Holiday Market! Keep in touch to hear the latest news regarding our upcoming exhibits and events!