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Third Thursday at Amarillo Museum of Art

Join the Amarillo Museum of Art for Third Thursday on Thursday, March 18, 2010, from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.

When: Thursday, March 18, 2010 6:30-9:00 p.m.
Where: Amarillo Museum of Art, 2200 S. Van Buren St.
What: THIRD THURSDAY at AMoA in partnership with STARBUCKS COFFEE CO.

Ongoing:
Music: Katy Ely
Children/Adult Art Activity: Wire Sculptures!
Complimentary Starbucks Coffee and Refreshments

Current Exhibitions:
AMoA Achievements in Art 2010: An Uncommon Dream -The Amarillo High School Collection
Pantheon of Gods, Deities and Guardians of Asia
Afghanistan Textiles
Price Collection of Asian Art

More on the music: AMoA is pleased to present a concert by Amarillo musician Katie Ely. Born in Oklahoma and raised in Texas, Katy studied voice and received her Bachelor’s of Music from West Texas A&M. Ms. Ely’s musical style is influenced by her southern roots, love of jazz and classical training. Her influences include Ella Fitzgerald, Billy Holiday, Willie Nelson, Trisha Yearwood, Cecilia Bartoli, Rene Fleming and many more musical greats from various genres. Katy’s first album, Me & the Wind, was released February 20, 2010.

More on the art activity: Wire Sculptures! Using multi-colored, soft, pliable, wires create your own 3D masterpiece. AMoA has a large variety of sculpture, from Abstract to Hindu, so explore our galleries for inspiration then join us in the art lab to create your own work of art.

General Information: THIRD THURSDAY is FREE and open to the public. No reservations are required. It is a great opportunity to view the current exhibitions and participate in the offered activities. The Amarillo Museum of Art invites everyone in the community to enjoy this event.

The Amarillo Museum of Art is open Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. with extended evening hours until 9 p.m. on Thursdays. Saturday and Sunday the Museum is open from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. except for exhibition installation weeks. It is located at 2200 S. Van Buren on the northeast side of Amarillo College’s Washington Street Campus. There is no admission fee. Call the Museum at 371-5050 for more information or visit www.amarilloart.org.

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