Art Deco focus of WAM exhibits

American Art Deco is the theme for Wichita Art Museum exhibitions and events this spring. Designing for the People, 1918-1939, will be on display through May 29. The exhibit will showcase more than 140 iconic artworks that epitomize the popular architecture and design movement which encompassed both the Roaring Twenties and Great Depression. Putting on the Glitz: Art Deco Fashion will be on exhibit until May 8.

For more info and event schedule, visit wichitaartmuseum.org.

WAM illuminates Georgia O’Keeffe

“Georgia O’Keeffe: Art, Image, Style,” the first exhibition to explore the art, image and personal style of one of America’s most iconic artists, will be on display at the Wichita Art Museum until June 23.

Organized by the Brooklyn Museum, the exhibition offers an intimate glimpse at the artist as well as her paintings, photo portraits and original clothing. O’Keeffe was at the forefront of the American avant-garde movement in the early decades of the 20th century.

For more information, visit wichitaartmuseum.org.

Gallery XII hosts opening receptions for new exhibitions during Final Friday each month. Upcoming exhibits include: paintings by Tom Montgomery with ceramics by Dan Gegen on display until Oct. 23, and  photography by John Ellert with fiber and enamel by Susan DeWit from Oct. 26 to Nov. 27.

Double the art at Gallery XII

Founded 40 years ago, Wichita’s oldest artist coop has doubled its exhibit space at 412 E. Douglas. The expanded galleries will allow for 10 to 12 rental spaces in addition to rotating exhibits by the 24 member artists, according to John Ellert, gallery president.

Gallery XII hosts opening receptions for new exhibitions during Final Friday each month. Upcoming exhibits include: paintings by Tom Montgomery with ceramics by Dan Gegen on display until Oct. 23, and  photography by John Ellert with fiber and enamel by Susan DeWit from Oct. 26 to Nov. 27.

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