Textural Forms showcases art by Michael Kiesow Moore, Nora Moore, and Karen Searle

Opening March 28, Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts is happy to announce the upcoming exhibition Textural Forms: Michael Kiesow Moore, Nora Moore, Karen Searle.  This […]


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Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts is a wellspring for the community providing inspiration, enrichment, enjoyment, opportunities, and education through the arts.

Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts

Upcoming Events

NorthWords Writers
Mar 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The NorthWords Writers meet together monthly to critique each other’s work.  The meetings are facilitated by Katherine Schaefer, the Writer-in-Residence.  NorthWords meets on the fourth Saturday of the month from 10 am to 12 pm.  Interested writers can attend the group once at no cost, but after the initial visit there is a $50 annual fee in addition to regular membership with BLCA.  Questions about the fee or the group can be addressed to info@banfill-locke.org.

Textural Forms: Michael Kiesow Moore, Nora Moore, Karen Searle
Mar 28 @ 10:00 am – Apr 25 @ 4:00 pm

Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts is happy to announce the upcoming exhibition Textural Forms: Michael Kiesow Moore, Nora Moore, Karen Searle.  This exhibition will showcase these three creative individuals in a unique pairing.  Karen is a sculptor and mixed media artist who uses textural and natural materials in surprising and unexpected ways.  Nora is a painter and collage artist who explores layers and depth through her two dimensional works.  Michael, Nora’s son, is an accomplished poet who responds to both of these artists’ visual works through the written word; his poems will be framed and presented in the galleries alongside the visual art.  The show is on view March 28 to April 25, 2015 at the Banfill-Locke galleries. There is an opening reception planned for Saturday, March 28 from 4 to 6 pm.

Practice Writing
Mar 31 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Want to develop your writing practice?  Join other writers each Tuesday morning at BLCA to practice writing in this facilitated group.  Prompts are provided to inspire your writing for the day.  All types of writers at any skill level are invited.  Bring a notebook and a writing utensil.  This group is free to attend and no RSVP is necessary.

Writing Revision and Publication Workshop
Mar 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Tuesdays, March 31, April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5; 6 to 8 pm           Enrollment Code: T
Instructor: Mary Stein

Tuition: $120 nonmembers; $108 members
Appropriate for Intermediate and Advanced Adults

Are you stuck in the middle of a manuscript or do you have a story perishing on your hard drive? This is a 6-week intensive multi-genre revision workshop intended for writers interested in exploring the publication process. The class will include revision strategies and workshop practices, providing in-depth feedback on students’ manuscripts. The first session will be spent reviewing submission strategies and determining workshop order. Students will be required to provide enough copies of their manuscript for the entire class.