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Mr. Thursday - Appleton Premiere of Extended Trailer/Preview


Date: 3/24/2018


Start Time: 5:30-6:30 Cocktail hour

                     6:30-7:30 Presentation

                     7:30-8:30 Mingling, etc.


Cost: Members $10.00. Non-members $20.00 early bird. $25.00 at the door.


Location: Foxley’s Gallery (NEWAA Headquarters)  623 W College Ave, Appleton, WI


Appleton-based actor/film producer (and NEWAA Member!) Dan Davies was recently recognized internationally as Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy at the Golden MOVIE Awards Africa for his role in "A Trip to Jamaica." He's the first American to receive a Golden Movie Award for his role in the No. 1 money-maker in Nollywood history, a feat which will be listed in the 2018 Guiness World Record Book!


Dan spent part of the summer in Iowa, Illinois, and Florida shooting a psychological thriller called 'Mr. Thursday.' A few scenes were also shot in Appleton, Wisconsin. The film stars D.B. Sweeney (Memphis Belle, Eight Men Out, Spawn, Lonesome Dove, The Cutting Edge, Gardens of Stone) along with our own Dan Davies (Ed Gein: The Musical, Tempting Fate, The Runners).


Thanks to Dan's big heart for NEWAA and his home community, we have the honor and privilege of hosting the extended trailer and preview of 'Mr. Thursday' in our new HQ at Foxley's Gallery in Creative Appleton Downtown.


This LIMITED SEATING one night only ticketed event will include a 'Mr. Thursday' sneak preview and trailer, with behind-the-scenes stories about making the film, working with celebrity actors, production challenges, and more! Dan's entertaining presentation will include unique, informative, and funny stories about filming in Africa, Jamaica, and all over the U.S. Audience Q&A to follow.


Guests will also have the opportunity peruse our vast array of original fine art by over 30 NE Wisconsin artists. Craft beer, wine and a variety of hot & cold beverages and light refreshments will also be available for your enjoyment this special evening.


Stay tuned for event details as they unfold!


(Note that NEWAA artist members, arts organizations, supporting businesses, and patrons will get first access and discounted tickets for this world premiere event.)



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The Fun Art Sho!


Date:1/6/2018 - 2/24/2018

Cost: Free   Start Time: 10:00am - 5:00pm

Location:Gallery of Wisconsin Fine Art

Address:303 Water St, West Bend, Wisconsin 53095

Event site:https://galleryofwisconsinart.com

https://www.facebook.com/GalleryOfWisconsinArt/     


Event Description

Laughing at someone's art is generally unacceptable.


But.... looking forward to the Gallery's next show in January 2018, we think it will be time to focus on some REAL FUN and frivolity in our lives. Normally, we will be experiencing the post-holiday doldrums, credit card blues, and the dreaded Wisco-winter weariness - to say nothing about more politico stuff that could literally do us in.


So, just laugh it all off with a "FUN" Art Sho!?!?


Come see (and/or exhibit) artwork that reflects all degrees of fun, frivolity, levity, satirical punnery, amusement, wit, and humor. Everything which emotes an acceptable smile or giggle in mixed company, to a gut wrenching, laugh-till-you pee, belly aching scream!

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Artist Reception


Date:1/5/2018- 2/28/2018

Cost: Free   Start Time: 8:15am - 8:15pm

Location:Waupun Public Library

Address:123 S Forest St, Waupun, Wisconsin 53963

Event site:https://www.waupunfinearts.org


Event Description

Gallery Exhibit with Reception and Artist talk, February 14 6-8 p.m. Terri brings her whimsical art to Waupun. Sponsored by the Waupun Fine Arts Association. Terri Einer is a Contemporary Impressionist creating deliciously bold, colorful renditions of still life, flowers, critters, landscapes and abstracts in a few happy strokes. Terri’s quirky, loose lines, together with her carefree pen squiggles, create scenes that truly comes to life.


Birdfest Under the Dome 2018


Date:5/5/2018

Start Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Cost: Free

Location:Oshkosh Public Library

Address:106 Washington Avenue, Oshkosh, WI 54901

Event site:http://www.oshkoshbirdfest.com/

Facebook site: https://www.facebook.com/events/152854518753356/


Event Description

Bird Photography Exhibit of both professional and ameture photographers from around the State of Wisconsin displaying their work at the Oshkosh Public Library in the Historical Waters Building Under the Dome as part of Oshkosh Bird Fest and Saturday Night Out/Gallery Walk on Saturday, May 5th, 2018, 6-9pm. FREE EVENT, KID FRIENDLY, ITEMS FOR SALE.


Town Meeting


Date:3/12/2018

Start Time: 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Cost: Free

Location:Appleton Public Library

Address: 225 N Oneida St, Appleton


Event Description

Join the WI Arts Board and host NEWAA for a Town Meeting. The Wisconsin Arts Board is hitting the road again!

And this time, we are bringing the entire board and staff to Appleton. We're looking forward to hearing about what is going on in your area AND for your feedback on the FY19-21 draft strategic plan.


      • Ask questions about the work of the Arts Board

      • Talk about the opportunities and challenges you face

      • Hear about state and national trends in the arts

      • Brag about your community!


RSVP by Friday, March 9 to artsboard@wisconsin.gov


The Wisconsin Arts Board (WAB) is the state agency which nurtures creativity, cultivates expression, promotes the arts, supports the arts in education, stimulates community and economic development and serves as a resource for people of every culture and heritage. Since 1973, the Arts Board has supported artists and arts organizations with funds from the state legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).

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February Black-tie Reception


Date:2/2/2018

Start Time: 5:15 PM Cost: Free

Location:James May Gallery

Address: 213 Steele st, Algoma, Wisconsin 54201

Event site: www.jamesmaygallery.com

Facebook site: https://www.facebook.com/events/152854518753356/


Event Description

Come out of the cold, dress in your finest, and join us for a fun celebration of art and friends! If you haven’t taken in the work of Craig Grabhorn, Jodi Hays, and Lesley Wamsley, now is your chance! Free and open to all- part of historic Steele Street First Fridays!



Mid - Winter Art Show


Date:2/10/2018 - 2/11/2018

Cost: Free   Start Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm

Location:Crystal Falls Banquet Facility

Address:1500 Handschke Dr., New London, Wisconsin

Excepting Entry Registrations until Feb 5th.


Event Description

Free art show for the public. Professional, non-professional, and student artist enter works of art in media such as oil, acrylic, pastel, photography,fiber, ceramic, metal, and wood. A Saturday morning judge's critique kicks off the two day event. Twenty-four prize ribbons and cash awards are given to artist, and a "People's Choice Award" is given at the end of the show.

In addition to the judged art, local artisans demonstrate skills that include glass fusing, blowing, and beading ; wool spinning and fiber art techniques' wood caricature and cottonwood bark carving, ceramics, fraktur, tatting, and many other "Lost Arts".