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Blanden Memorial Art Museum
  • Fort Dodge, IA
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Lasting Impressions Poetry Readings at Blanden Art Museum

May 21, 2016 from 3pm to 5pm
In collaboration with the Fort Dodge Public Library, come to listen to the literary works of those in the community. Discuss what has left a long lasting effect on you or someone you care about.See More
May 18
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Sunny Days Poetry Readings at Blanden Art Museum

June 25, 2016 from 3pm to 5pm
In collaboration with the Fort Dodge Public Library, come to listen to the literary works of those in the community. Summer has dawned upon our little town, and people are taking in with open arms.See More
May 18
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"Saturday Spirals & Shapes" Ages 10-14 at Blanden Art Musuem

May 21, 2016 from 12:30pm to 2:30pm
Let's draw, paint and sculpt objects found in nature.  Look for line designs in our man-made & natural surroundings.  Look at paintings by Grant Wood and be inspired to create your favorite place in a mixed media drawing.  Draw animals & create a "Zen" DoodleFee: $10 for Members and $15 for Non-membersSee More
May 11
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"Silly Single Stamping" Art Class for Age 6-9 at Blanden Art Musuem

May 21, 2016 from 10am to 12pm
Let's meet Andy Warhol & create in his pop art style with one of your favorite images.  Start your Saturday pouring, spilling, stamping & spraying a masterpiece!  Use your imagination in both painting and sculpture!  Explore water color paints with jumbo bubbles!Fee: $10 for Members and $15 for Non-membersSee More
May 11
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4-6 Year Old Painting Workshop (2 of 2 Days) at Blanden Art Musuem

June 22, 2016 from 10am to 11am
Students will learn a variety of different painting techniques over this 2-day workshop centered on specific themes to help spark curiosity within their minds.Fee: $15 for members and $20 for non-membersSee More
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"Saturday May 14th w/ Greg Thatcher Workshop! Description / Price Change :)"
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Creative Workshop with Greg Thatcher at Blanden Art Musuem

May 14, 2016 from 12pm to 3pm
This hands on workshop will explore visual perception and design to cultivate a deeper understanding of creativity and your own art work. Open to all levels of experience. Bring a project you are working on to discuss and show Greg, and start something new.  Greg will be working with each participant to explore and enhance their creative process and art work.Reduced Fee:  $25 members & $30 General PublicSee More
May 11
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Open Studio at Blanden Art Musuem

June 9, 2016 from 10am to 1pm
Sit down and have a quiet place in order to improve your art skills with others. Receive advice on acrylic painting, pastel, watercolors, or bring your own project.$5 if you bring your own supplies or $15 for Blanden supplies.See More
Apr 30
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4-6 Year Old Painting Workshop (1 of 2 Days) at Blanden Art Musuem

June 21, 2016 from 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Students will learn a variety of different painting techniques over this 2-day workshop centered on specific themes to help spark curiosity within their minds. There is a limit of 12 students.Fee: $15 for members and $20 for non-membersSee More
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6-9 Year Old Painting Workshop (2 out of 2 Days) at Blanden Art Musuem

June 3, 2016 from 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Students will learn a variety of different painting techniques over this 2-day workshop centered on specific themes to help spark curiosity within their minds.Fee: $15 for members and $20 for non-membersSee More
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6-9 Year Old Painting Workshop (1 out of 2 Days) at Blanden Art Musuem

June 2, 2016 from 3:30am to 5:30pm
Students will learn a variety of different painting techniques over this 2-day workshop centered on specific themes to help spark curiosity within their minds.Fee: $15 for members and $20 for non-membersSee More
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Ceramic Decorating - Hope Thier at Blanden Art Museum

April 9, 2016 from 12pm to 3pm
Participants will be provided an already thrown ceramic bowl and cup to practice using decorating in the styles of sgraffito, mishima, sliptrailing, among others. If curious, don't be hesitant to look up the information online or stop in.$30 for Members and $40 for Non-members. See More
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101 Intro To Element and Foundation - Hope Thier at Blanden Art Museum

March 12, 2016 from 12pm to 3pm
A course that will teach the basic to the fundamentals of element and foundation in art, such as how to use shape and repetition to make a piece stand out. Fee: $5 for members and $10 for non-members. (Can bring own materials.)See More
Feb 20

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About Me:
The Blanden Memorial Art Museum was built in 1932 as the first permanent art facility in Iowa. Former Mayor of Fort Dodge, (1887-1889) Charles Granger Blanden, generously funded he construction of the museum in memory of his wife Elizabeth Mills Blanden.
The neoclassical building, which is on the national Register of Historic Places, is located in the interesting Oak Hill Historic District of Fort Dodge, housing a superb permanent collection and offering diverse traveling exhibitions, speaker programs, musical performances and extensive children and adult workshops.
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http://www.blanden.org
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"Young Frankenstein" the movie

Posted on October 30, 2015 at 1:19pm 0 Comments

Young Frankenstein Now Showing @ the Blanden!!  3pm today!  Free * Open to Public

Art Lecture @ Blanden

Posted on February 20, 2015 at 12:08pm 0 Comments

Saturday Lecture Series on February 21, 2015 @ 1:00 p.m. by Eric Anderson.  Pass it on!!! 

Blandens' Tuesday Art After School Cancelled

Posted on February 12, 2015 at 12:43pm 0 Comments

Tuesdays' AAS held on February 17th, 2015

Art After School at the Blanden has been cancelled.

We would appreciate it if you could pass this information on to  friends you might know who planned to attend but, are not on our  email list.

This announcement will be posted on other websites in the Fort  Dodge area.

 Thank you for your continued support of the arts here at the  Blanden.

Blandens' Saturday Art Lecture Cancelled

Posted on February 12, 2015 at 11:51am 0 Comments

Sorry, but we had to cancel the Art Lecture scheduled for this Saturday, February 14, 2015.  Please share this information with your friends.  We do not have contact information for those who might be interested.

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