Kent State U. Art Bldg. AUD room 202. Marc Lancet Thurs. June 27 at 6pm. Free. Mark’s out of print book-" Japanese wood-fired Ceramics " is available- $50 signed copy.
Museum of Contemporary Art, 11400 Euclid Ave., Cleveland 216.421.8671, www.mocacleveland.org “Realization is Better than Anticipation.” Opening 7-10pm. Free evening celebrating art, music, performance and community. “Listen to the curators and artists discuss the works on view, make a new artwork in the Family Art Studio enjoy cocktails and live music featuring The Modern Electric on the plaza, and be delighted by surprise pop-up performances during the event.” Nice, eh? Party starts at 7pm. Family art studio from 7 – 8:30pm. Live music at 8pm. Afterparty at ABC Tavern Uptown starting at 10pm.
Doubting Thomas Gallery, 856 Jefferson St., Tremont “The Mix.” Opening 6-10pm. A group show celebrating mixed media in all it's various forms. Deliberate designs, found objects, and creative collaborations all find their place among the walls.
Convivium33 Gallery, 1433 East 33rd Street, Cleveland, 216.881.7828 www.josaphatartshall.com “CAN Journal Benefit Party.” 7pm. Local art magazine CAN Journal celebrates its one year anniversary with a benefit party titled “Y2CAN” at Convivium33 Gallery. The night will feature food from local restaurants, drinks served by celebrity guest bartenders, a silent art auction featuring high-quality work by established local artists, jazz by the Chris Vance Quartet and more. For those who may not be familiar with CAN Journal, allow me to offer a bit of context. CAN stands for “Collective Arts Network.” The magazine was created a year ago as the brain child of Liz Maugans, Bellamy Printz and the crew at Zygote Press.
Waterloo Arts, 15605 Waterloo Rd., Cleveland, 216.692.9500 artscollinwood.org “Waterloo Arts Fest.” Noon-7pm.
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Boston Mills Artsfest. 10-6pm Saturday and 10-5pm Sunday. More info www.BostonMillsArtfest.com Featuring NOC’s own Elaine Lamb!