We are honored to display the exhibit, “Derivative” by Leon Morrow, in the Trusler Gallery. This show will be on display through Friday, June 26, 2020.
Many of the works in this show are available for purchase. If you would like to purchase any of Leon’s pieces please contact Gallery Coordinator, Shayli Gentry, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (620) 343-6473. Prices are listed below each piece.
If you are able, we encourage seeing the full exhibition in person, at the Emporia Arts Center. EAC’s current hours are Tuesday-Friday 10:00am – 4:00pm. Please enjoy!
The Emporia Arts Center will host a soft opening for “Derivative” an exhibition by Leon Morrow, in the Trusler Gallery, 815 Commercial St., from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Friday, June 5, 2020 during the Emporia First Friday Art Walk. The exhibition will be on display through June 26, 2020.
Born and raised in Emporia, KS with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from ESU, Leon searches for creativity in his everyday life. He explores diverse concepts with his work, taking inspiration from words, phrases, and situations. Leon’s medium of choice is a mixture of acrylic paint and colored pencil.
All exhibitions in the Trusler Gallery of the Emporia Arts Center are free to the public. EAC will be enforcing social distancing and well-being guidelines during this reception, by limiting gallery visitors and taking other precautions, for more information on EAC’s COVID-19 response, please call (620) 343 – 6473. EAC’s new reduced hours are Tuesday – Friday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm.
The Emporia Arts Center will re-open it’s doors to the public, Tuesday, June 9. Hand sanitizer will be available at both first floor entrances and each floor but staff will also follow an enhanced cleaning schedule of frequently touched surfaces. Anyone visiting the building will be asked to follow EAC’s guidelines to ensure the safety of staff, volunteers, and guests.
The Glaser Art Store and Trusler Gallery will both be open to the public. Experiencing art in its many forms allows us to gain perspective and lifts us up.
EAC asks all visitors abide by the following guidelines:
Wear a mask/face covering at all times while in the building
EAC is proud to share with you the Emporia Camera Club’s Annual Exhibition.
Founded in 1964, Emporia Camera Club is now in its 57th year of providing programs, instruction, and community to anyone interested in photography. See more about the Emporia Camera Club on their Facebook page here.
The Emporia Arts Center staff is closely monitoring concerns
related to spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). Our top priority remains the
health, safety, and well-being of our community, including students,
instructors, and the general public.
Please check out our website and take a virtual tour of our
Trusler Gallery and also check out our Emporia Arts Council Facebook page for
at home do it yourself projects.
All of EAC will be closed until May 18 to the public and our
programming and gallery exhibits are suspended until further notice.
Thank you for your support in these trying times.
This national invitational exhibition marks the 20th anniversary of the ESU Glass Blowout. We are deeply saddened that the event will not be held this year due to public health and safety. Even though this amazing exhibit is not open to the public during this time we invite you to join us in celebrating the positive contribution that this event has had on the education and development of many students over the last 20 years.
For a video-walk through of the gallery click here or visit our Facebook page.
This exhibit features work created by ESU Art Alumni who have participated in the Blowout in the past. Pieces have come from near and far and are a true representation of the diverse and eclectic work that this program has produced.
We are thrilled to announce that all of the work in this exhibition is available for purchase.
Pieces are listed below, alphabetically by artists last name, with details and prices. Additional photos of work available upon request. To purchase please contact EAC Gallery Coordinator, Shayli Gentry, by e-mailing email@example.com. After emailing Shayli will contact you to proceed with any purchase. Purchases must be requested over e-mail at this time as EAC’s office is closed due to COVID-19.
Catapult is technically a shadow dance company…What it really is: a theatrical art form that is an amazingly imaginative combination of dance, story-telling, and sculpture. Founded in 2009, by Adam Battlestein (Choreographer, Creative Director and Master Teaching Artist for Pilobus Dance Theatre for 19 years), Catapult catapulted to fame on Season 8 of America’s Got Talent, earning their way to the finals of the NBC-TV hit show.
Join us at ESU’s Albert Taylor Hall on Friday, February 28 at 7:00 p.m. for
By showcasing the human body and its ability to transform, CATAPULT dancers work behind a screen to create seemingly impossible dancing shadow silhouettes of shapes from the world around us. You’ll be amazed when a person turns into a flower, and then transforms into a full size helicopter right before your eyes!
Join us at Albert Taylor Hall on Tuesday, October 22 at 7:00 PM for
Sugar Skull! A Dia de los Muertos Musical Adventure
Sugar Skull! is a joyous, heartfelt adventure that delves into the rich, tuneful traditions of the day of the dead through music and dance. Featuring a company of gifted musicians and dancers, this colorful stage production is the perfect fall entertainment for youth and family audiences alike!