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Events This Month

  What is happening next is the semi-annual Swap Out of Art for the Benson Hospital on July 30/31st!!   See Benson Hospital Exhibit


    In other news, the summer-quarter exhibit at the Benson City Grille was recently installed and features beautiful works in oils, acrylics and watercolors by member/artists  Shryl Miles, Kat Mickelson, Carl Sanders, and Martha Sprenkle.  See City Grille Exhibit
   Shryl Miles is busy getting ready to install the next rotation of art and photography at our own Endeavor Gallery at the beginning of August. There will be a reception to celebrate the new exhibit and participating artists—tentatively scheduled for Saturday, August 8th, so save the date!     If you are interested in participating in future rotations at the Gallery, please contact Shryl at smiles@powerc.net so that she can get you on her schedule!!
   For our “old members”—no, not that kind of “old”– for those of you who joined or renewed your membership during 2014—it is time to pay your dues!  You may send a check for $15.00 annual membership ($20.00 for a family membership, or  $5.00 for a youth membership) to SPRAC,  P. O. Box 1358, Benson, AZ 85602.  Or, you may also renew online via PayPal at our website www.SPRarts.org .  For those of you who joined the Arts Council after Jan. 1st, 2015—you are paid up through the end of June, 2016!
  And last, but certainly not least—we wish to extend a hearty congratulations to members Martha Sprenkle and Jim Lester, who were married in a lovely ceremony under the huge old cottonwood tree at San Pedro House on June 22nd!    Happiness in life and art to you both!!

Jim and Martha's wedding photo

  Enjoy the monsoons!  Hope to see you soon!!



Lunch & Learn

   Due to general ennui, the heat, and the fact that many members are traveling this month, there will NOT be a lunch and learn program in July.  Please note that we will return to our regular third Thursday schedule in August with a presentation on “The Art of Photography” by member John Mangold.  With the big Photography show coming up in October, this will be a timely program meant to encourage and inspire everyone to take and present some winning entries!


Upcoming Show

Next up will be the Photography Show in October.