October: Fall with Frank and the Bette

Gathering of our Community to Benefit Arson Victim

At our October board meeting, FBCA Board approved a donation on behalf of the new
Angela’s Restaurant and the promotion of its fund raising events.

Join members of our community at one of the following events for Saboor's Arson Relief Fund Committee.
These events are geared to raise funds and assist in opening the new Angela's Resturant.
Monday, Oct 20: Trabocco
Thursday, Oct 23: Elks Rathskeller
Friday, Oct 31: Cere Una Volta

See the full roster of events.
And, on the topic of Frank Bette Center for the Arts Board of Directions and our community... we are looking for a few good board members. Open positions are:
  • Administrative Director:  take board minutes, oversee internal administrative duties (such as thank you notes, mail, letters, computers) and do other fun stuff...
  • Programs Director: oversee Bette programs and classes
  • Development Director:  oversee fund raising and community outreach
  • Facilities Director: oversee the maintenance of the Frank Bette Building as well as rentals of space at the center.
 Contact us for more information.
(Image) Holiday Boutique is coming up.

Important Dates for
Holiday Boutique 2014

Application deadline: October 31st.
Download and application.
Notification of acceptance: November 8.
Intake day for crafts:  November 16.
Show begins: November 21.
Show ends: December 23.
Pickup day for unsold crafts:  January 3, 2015.


Call for Art

We are looking for your handcrafted items:
Mosaics • Ceramics • Jewelry • Fused glass • Fiber/Textile/Yarn Art • Paper Arts • Mixed Media • Woodworking • Paintings (watercolor, acrylics, oil) • Photography
Save the Dates

Main Gallery: In the Cards - October 3rd to December 23rd.
Signature Gallery: “Tuesday Nights”, Fri October 3rd to Sunday November 2nd.
The Tuesday night life drawing group joins together to exhibit drawings
from their weekly drawing from live models.

Guatemalan Craft Mercado Craft Sale and Fund raiser for the Center
Date: November 15, from 11:00am to 5:00pm. ONE DAY ONLY!
Textile crafts direct from the Guatemalan village artisans; prices range from $1 to $100

More info on these events...

Holiday Boutique
Once again, the annual holiday boutique turns our galleries into an
arts and  crafts wonderland created by our talented artisans.
The Center is open from November 21st to December 23rd. Shop early, shop often!
Visit the website for more information.

(Image) In the Cards - postcard
In the Cards

Exhibit: October 3rd to December 23rd

...and the postcard
Thanks to artist Deborah Griffin for the artwork, Chrysalis (digital collage, shown here), that appears on our "in the Cards" postcard. Drop by the Center and pick up a handful of these cards to distribute to your friends, neighbors, and to leave in your local coffee shop. Together, we can ensure our artists' work is viewed and appreciated in our town.

Read and share Karen Braun Malpas' article on In the Cards

(Image) Mercado - Nov 15, from 11am to 5pm

Shop our Guatemalan Craft Mercado for holiday gifts

Saturday November 15th from 11am to 5pm.
This is a special fund raiser to benefit Frank Bette Center for the Arts.
Buy wonderful items handcrafted in Guatemala by Guatemalan artists and artisans.
Items priced from $1 to $100.
(Image) Thank you 2014 PAPo Sponsors
Above: Thank you to all PAPo 2014 sponsors.

The show closes a the end of October.

Slide show 2014 awards and awardees' work. View  scenes from the Bette's PAPo  album.
Copyright © 2014 Frank Bette Center for the Arts, All rights reserved.

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