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June Life Drawing

June Life Drawing

Drawing the figure is captivating and challenging. The figure may later inhabit our landscapes and scenes. We will be drawing both clothed and nude models.  Please bring your own drawing materials.  Participants must be age 18 or over.

The ArtiFactory is a project of Arts Iowa City a 501(c)(3)non-profit
  • June 18th • 5:00 to 7:00 PM (arrive on time)
  • Third Sunday of the month
  • Beadology • 220 E. Washington
  • Cost: $8.00 per session
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May Art In The Afternoon

The Art of Found Objects
with Marge Clancy

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MargeDiscover how simple items from nature can become works of art. Driftwood or leaves can become her canvas. Since the ’70’s Marge has created the costumes for High School, Community Theater and Riverside Theater productions. The plays include Guys & Dolls, Bus Stop, Naughty Marietta and many more. A backdrop she made for the band, Dogs On Skis, is in Okoboji Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Now, her talents have turned toward her natural art.


1:00 PM Sunday, May 21st
in The Center’s Assembly Room
28 S Linn St, Iowa City, Iowa
ADMISSION IS FREE

ART IN THE AFTERNOON is a monthly artist talk / workshop held on the 3rd Sunday of each month.  This series focuses on introducing local artists to the Iowa City community.

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May Life Drawing

May Life Drawing

Drawing the figure is captivating and challenging. The figure may later inhabit our landscapes and scenes. We will be drawing both clothed and nude models.  Please bring your own drawing materials.  Participants must be age 18 or over.

The ArtiFactory is a project of Arts Iowa City a 501(c)(3)non-profit
  • May 21st • 5:00 to 7:00 PM (arrive on time)
  • Third Sunday of the month
  • Beadology • 220 E. Washington
  • Cost: $8.00 per session
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May Day Celebration

The ArtiFactory May Day Celebration

Make & Take Art at the Brewlab

Silent Auction of May Day baskets from
  • Blick
  • County Johnson Irish
  • Stella
  • The Brewlab
drink tickets  •  souvenir glass (while supplies last  •  make & take art station
Featuring Caribbean Kitchen food for purchase with 10% of proceeds donated to ArtiFactory.
live music by Milk & Eggs
click to visit the band’s website

Register Online

5:30-8:30 PM Friday, Apr. 28th

at The Iowa City Brewlab505 E Washington Street, Iowa City

Come find out what Artifactory is all about….

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April Art In The Afternoon

Art In The Afternoon with Beppie Weiss

Beppie Weiss has always been interested in figurative art and has developed a loose but realistic style in both of her preferred media, pastel and oil painting. She will show many of her artworks and demonstrate portrait drawing. Besides portrait commissions, the varied activities in her daily life provide the creative spark and subject matter of her work. A love of nature and gardening has inspired many paintings of flowers and gardens. Most recently, she works “en plein air” streamside as her husband fly fishes.

Education: BA Purdue University, MFA University of Wisconsin, Madison

Professional Organizations: Federation of Canadian Artists, American Society of Portrait Artists, Pastel Society of Iowa, Plein Air Painters of Iowa Her work is in public and private collections in Europe, Canada, and the United States.


1:00 PM Sunday, Apr. 23rd
in The Center’s Assembly Room

28 S Linn St, Iowa City, Iowa
ADMISSION IS FREE

ART IN THE AFTERNOON is a monthly artist talk / workshop held on the 3rd Sunday of each month.  This series focuses on introducing local artists to the Iowa City community.

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April Life Drawing

April Life Drawing

Drawing the figure is captivating and challenging. The figure may later inhabit our landscapes and scenes. We will be drawing both clothed and nude models.  Please bring your own drawing materials.  Participants must be age 18 or over.

The ArtiFactory is a project of Arts Iowa City a 501(c)(3)non-profit
  • Apr. 23rd • 5:00 to 7:00 PM (arrive on time)
  • Fourth Sunday of the month in April only
  • Beadology • 220 E. Washington
  • Cost: $8.00 per session
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March Art In The Afternoon

Sharon Beckman - Creating Stories in Collage

Artist Sharon Beckman will discuss the process in creating her collages that are made with vintage ephemera, and will help participants create their own small collages. Please bring personal 2D items, such as photos and paper memorabilia, as well as scissors and a glue stick. Some vintage materials will also be provided for use.

Sharon Beckman spent most of her career in NYC as a graphic designer and art director and has shown her collages in Iowa at galleries in the Englert Theatre and CSPS.

Please bring glue stick and scissors with old photos and paper memorabilia


1:00 PM Sunday, Mar. 19th
in The Center’s Assembly Room

28 S Linn St, Iowa City, Iowa
ADMISSION IS FREE

ART IN THE AFTERNOON is a monthly artist talk / workshop held on the 3rd Sunday of each month.  This series focuses on introducing local artists to the Iowa City community.

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March Life Drawing

The Artifactory and Beadology present Life Drawing drop in

Drawing the figure is captivating and challenging. The figure may later inhabit our landscapes and scenes. We will be drawing both clothed and nude models.  Please bring your own drawing materials.  Participants must be age 18 or over.

The ArtiFactory is a project of Arts Iowa City a 501(c)(3)non-profit
  • Mar. 19th • 5:00 to 7:00 PM (arrive on time)
  • Beadology • 220 E. Washington
  • Cost: $8.00 per session
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