The James Memorial Art Center of Williston Celebrates 30 Years this Month
Can you believe the James Memorial Art Center has been sharing art with the community for 30 years? The JMAC truly provides the community with wonderful opportunities to explore art and culture. You're invited to come celebrate with them on Saturday, June 17th for cake and ice cream on the lawn. Kids art projects, live music, food trucks, and catch a tour of the facility. Free 30th Celebration event from 4:00pm to 7:00pm.
A new month means new art at the James Memorial Art Center. Featured in Gallery 1 for June is Leith DeWeese “Take Your Boots Off and Sit a Spell” amazing watercolor pieces. Gallery 2 features Doug Pfliger’s “Tablets for the Modern Man” and “The Bell Tower Series,” unique and interesting assemblage pieces. The gallery is open Monday - Thursday from 9:00am to 3:00pm. Friday from Noon to 5:00pm. Closed Saturday. Sunday 1:00pm to 5:00pm (Sept-April ONLY).
Do you like games? Stop in to the James Saturday, June 10th from 7:00pm-midnight for Game Night! Join in a game, learn about new games, or bring your favorite game to share! Free and open to the public. Hosted in the main gallery so please use the front door. Game Nights are the second Saturday every month.
The James will be at Williston Moose Lodge #239 June 16th during burger service to do some fun art with the kids for free! (Paper Plate Dream Catchers) You must be a moose member or qualified guest to come to the lodge and have burgers. Become a member today and bring those kiddos.
Want to get yourself more organized? Bullet Journaling is a great way to do it! Add art and fun to planning to life! Join Belinda for this fun class Thursday, June 29 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at The James. Create monthly journal and planner spreads. A visual, personalized way to keep track of information, explore creativity, brainstorm ideas, and keep track of inspiration. They can easily be personalized for different purposes and goals based on each person's needs. Open to High School age through Adult. $15 Member, $20 Not Yet Member. Must be preregistered to attend. Enroll today at thejamesmemorial.org
Looking for a spot to hold a meeting, birthday party, baby shower, wedding/reception, ect? Check out the James. Their beautiful facility is available to rent by the room. Renting at the James helps to fund continued operations of the facility and is a great way to support the mission to preserve the historic building. Find all pricing and info at http://www.thejamesmemorial.org/rentalvenue
Becoming a member of the James is easy and the best way to support. Visit thejamesmemorial.org and sign up to be a member today. Membership dollars go directly to supporting operating costs at the James! The benefits of being a member are amazing. Always be in the know of the happenings, art class discounts, and more.
In 1993, the James Memorial Preservation Society took over the management and financial responsibility of the historic building and developed it into a center for the visual arts. In leasing the building from the city of Williston, it assumed full financial responsibility for the upkeep, repair, and day-to-day expenses of the building, operating on grant funding, memberships, facility rental income and donations. The James Memorial Preservation Society is a 501 3c Non-profit organization.