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Photo Contest Among Upcoming Events at Enjoy The Journey
Photo Contest Among Upcoming Events at Enjoy The Journey

Activities for the enjoyment of the entire community are planned in the coming days and weeks at Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery, located at 1168 Orchard Park Road in West Seneca.

From 6 to 9 p.m. May 2 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 3, the gallery will host a Jewelry Trunk Show featuring items by Xtal Feather. Wonderful items for Mother’s Day will be offered, and light refreshments will be served.

Wednesday, May 7, is the deadline for “Signs of Spring,” an amateur photography contest. Photographers may submit three 8 x 10 photos mounted on foam core with their $15 entry fee. Applications are available at www.etjgallery.com. An awards ceremony will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 24, at the gallery.  

The opening reception for a new exhibit, “Color Play,” will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 9. The exhibit will feature bold, colorful and vivid paintings by Elma artist, Tracey Neubauer and will be on display through May 31.

The gallery’s next Wine, Women & Art event is scheduled from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, May 22. Guests will paint two beautiful margarita glasses under the guidance of artist Andrea Oswald. The cost is $25 per person and includes all supplies, wine and goodies. 

The gallery is once again offering a $500 scholarship to a West Seneca high school student who plans to attend college in the Fall of 2014 to pursue a degree in the visual arts. Applications are available at West Seneca East and West high schools and at the gallery. The deadline to apply for the scholarship is Friday, May 23.

Acrylic painting classes with Cindi O’Mara will be offered from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday evenings, May 27 and June 10, 17 and 24. The cost is $80 and a supply list can be found on the gallery’s website.

Following a brief closure from June 3-8, Enjoy The Journey will host the opening of “Timeless,” a members’ exhibit, from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 13.

Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Frequent updates can be found by following Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery on Facebook at www.facebook.com/etjgallery. For more information, please call 675-0204 or visit www.etjgallery.com.

 

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