The Millet House

Silver Lining Announcement

Edit: A good place to ask questions about the show is during our weekly Zoom Open House, Friday 5:30 – 7 pm AZ-Pacific time, 8:30 – 10 PM Eastern. Since the show is virtual, you can submit from *anywhere — and purchasers may be (and have been) anywhere in the world. Zoom info:

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Final Art Call

Our show asks this question: did you find a silver lining in the midst of the pandemic and the quarantine? Perhaps you found quiet time to paint, or grew closer to loved ones, or realized how important Nature is for you. Perhaps in slowing down you realized that life is better lived at a slower pace. 
We understand that for some, there may be no silver lining as yet, and we invite you to make that statement also.

We will have three virtual rooms in the Silver Linings show, so choose one subtheme and send a photo of the work you are submitting in an email to themillethouse@gmail.com. We will respond with the online application.


The rooms:

Embrace the Weird (you may also choose to embrace something else)

Eye of the Storm

Masquerade/Maskerade

Reminder! Zoom Meeting Friday Sept 4, 5:30 pm AZ/Pacific

And you are invited! Join us to talk about ART at 5:30 pm AZ/Pacific time! Login any time between 5:30 and 7 pm, and stay as long (or as short) as you like.

We do this every Friday…

Zoom info:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84756929231?pwd=bTZMTStyQW84bXBPOCtXaTU5WWZBdz09

Meeting ID 847 5692 9231

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Call for Art Reminder!

We are embarking on a second All-Virtual Show, titled:

Silver Linings!

We ask the question – what positive hopeful thing has happened to or around you during this pandemic season?

And we do know that it may be that there is nothing positive for some of you. What is your take on this question, then?

There will be three virtual rooms in Silver Linings:

Embrace the Weird!

Eye of the Storm

Masquerade/Maskerade

Please choose a virtual room for your art, then send an email to themillethouse@gmail.com with a photo of your work. We will respond as soon as possible with an application.

Please submit by September 24, 2020. The show will take place – online – October 1-31.

 

 

August 28 Weekly Zoom at 5:30 pm!

Let’s talk about art! You are welcome to drop in, any time between 5:30 pm and 7 pm Arizona/Pacific time.
Put off til next week, sorry.
This is our last weekend for our current show, art-while-apart-black-lives-matter! New exhibit will pop up soon.

August 21 Weekly Zoom at 5:30 pm

Friday Aug 21 5:30 pm Pacific/AZ time: our Open House via Zoom this week will feature artist Tiesha Harrison! Zoom info follows below: and all are welcome! Drop in from 5:30 to 7 pm, and stay as long as you like. We love you!

Tiesha Harrison Grounded

In pre-Covid days a group of us met weekly for nearly twenty years, before there was even a Millet House. We gathered for pizza, for computer lessons, for art making. We established a nonprofit and a gallery, the Millet House. In March 2020 our investigations into technology paid off as we were able to easily help the Millet House transition to online art exhibits and weekly Zoom meetings. No pizza, alas, but the silver lining is that more people can get to the meeting. You are invited to participate.

Weekly Zooms continue..August 7 was stellar!

Zoom prep Vanessa in studio

Above: Vanessa Ortiz Zapata in her studio, preparing to present to The Millet House

Fridays are Zoom Meeting days at The Millet House, from 5:30 to 7pm or thereabouts. Drop in any time to meet artists. We have fascinating discussions! And on Friday August 7 we were treated to a live demo by artist Vanessa Ortiz Zapata that had us all saying “Wow!” Vanessa introduced us to a whole range of tools (and, at the very end, one lucky participant guessed closest to the secret number and will receive an original painting in the mail!) Vanessa is an experienced, professional and fascinating teacher. Thank you so much, Vanessa! (Everyone is invited to our Zooms, which due to the pandemic have replaced our weekly face to face Pizza and Art Meetings. Zoom info is posted each week on our website: http://themillethouse.com )

Zoom Workspace Vanessa

Above: Vanessa’s workspace, shared via Zoom

August 7 @ 5:30 pm: Open House (via Zoom); Vanessa Ortiz will co-host!

This Friday and every Friday at 5:30 pm!

Zoom with us, meet the exhibiting artists and hear about their work and their inspiration. On August 7 Vanessa Ortiz, who is exhibiting in our current show, will co-host and delight us with a demo. We have also been discussing murals and street art. These are all good conversations so we hope you’ll join us.

In pre-Covid days a group of us met weekly for nearly twenty years, before there was even a Millet House. We gathered for pizza, for computer lessons, for art making. We established a nonprofit and a gallery, the Millet House. In March 2020 our investigations into technology paid off as we were able to easily help the Millet House transition to online art exhibits and weekly Zoom meetings. No pizza, alas, but the silver lining is that more people can get to the meeting. You are invited to participate.

Opening Reception: Zoom, Friday June 26, 5:30 pm

Come and meet the artists! 5:30 pm PT

Also in the works: regular weekly Open House meetings, also in Zoom. With a face-to-face show we’d also have regular weekly Open House meetings, Pizza and Art nights. Sorry that we cannot provide you with pizza, but if there is an artist you’d like to meet, let us know and we will try to arrange it.

 

art while apART/Black Lives Matter is Live!

The show is listed in the top menu or you can  click here: art while apART/Black Lives Matter.

Note: To purchase art, you will “donate” the amount to our small nonprofit’s Paypal, as that is how we currently accept payment. The money goes directly to the Millet House bank account, and the donation link is secure, so please do use it.

We will be adding a few more works of art over the coming days. Then, on Friday June 26, we will hold a Zoom reception so that you can all meet the artists. If all goes well we may even Zoom on a weekly basis so that all can attend.

 

 

It’s Almost Time!

art while apART/Black Lives Matters opens at 6:30 pm June 18th!

On the day of an opening we would normally be preparing for a Reception at the Gallery. This is a little different.

At 6:30 pm, instead of opening the doors, the show will go live. This will be a “soft opening” and you are absolutely encouraged to come on in and check out the art. Then, after the artists have the opportunity to virtually walk through, there will be a Zoom reception, sometime next week.

We can’t share wine, cheese and grapes but we CAN give you a chance to meet the artists, so stay tuned.

We hope to do this several times throughout the show. It’s an important show, we think, and the artists deserve a chance to share their thoughts  – and so do you.

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