Local artists group to host May gathering


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Children in the community decorated the Ames Community Arts Council’s bikes at the ArtWalk on Friday. The bikes will be located on Main Street throughout the summer. 

Kara Gravert

The Creative Artists’ Studios of Ames (CASA) will be hosting the Ames Community Arts Council’s Monthly Gathering of Artists from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at its studio.

Since 2001, CASA has been creating a communal space for artists at all levels to grow in their creative abilities. Providing shared and private workspaces, CASA has been a resource to local artists for years.

Artists, aficionados, and community members alike are invited to attend the gathering. There will be a kiln-opening at 6:30 p.m. revealing the results of numerous pieces post-firing.

Monthly Gathering of Artists are held on the third Tuesday of each month to showcase local artists and their work.

Upcoming gatherings include:

June 18: Kyle Renell, 205 5th St., Unit 20  

July 16: Bob & Deb Anders-Bond, 1314 Big Bluestem Ct., Unit A-2

The Monthly Gathering of Artists is presented by the Ames Community Arts Council with the support of the City of Ames Commission on the Arts. For more information about participating in or hosting a gathering, contact the Ames Community Arts Council at [email protected], or by calling 515-233-6110.

To inquire about available studio space, contact CASA at 515-292-3448.