Bidding for the Arts Council of Big Sky’s (ACBS) 9th annual Auction for the Arts begins on Feb. 22.
Arts Council of Big Sky
The Arts Council of Big Sky is hosting the ninth annual Auction for the Arts fundraising event on Feb. 22-27 this year, in a new week-long format that features an online auction, in-person art viewing opportunities and a livestream presentation. This year’s event is again sponsored by Big Sky Sotheby’s Realty.
Some people make Christmas ornaments with their pets’ paw print. Some get pictures of their pets’ adorable face blown up on a t-shirt. Others sign up for a pencil drawing class taught by Megan Buecking with the Arts Council of Big Sky (ACBS) to make the homage even more personal.
Masked Big Sky kids in Warren Miller Performing Arts Center (WMPAC) were greeted with a beat on an animal skin drum, a prayer spoken in ancient tongue and a man wearing a brightly colored regalia and a full headdress. That man was American Indian rap artist Christian Parrish Takes the Gun, professionally known as Supaman.
The Arts Council is offering two adult art workshops this August, one in plein air painting and one in mosaic art. Both will take place at the Big Sky Community Park yurts. Join award winning artist Loretta Domaszeski for a weekend of Plein Air painting in the inspiring landscapes of Big Sky, August 15-16.
After relocating to Big Sky with her husband following her retirement as curator for the Rockford Art Museum in Illinois, Moonlight Basin resident Patty Rhea knew she wanted to remain active in the arts.