TOPEKA – Start your holiday shopping on Nov. 3 by bidding in a silent auction or purchasing exclusive limited edition glass ornaments at the Mulvane Art Museum. The auction, which concludes at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, features work donated by 19 artists. The limited edition glass ornaments available for purchase at the Mulvane Store include Washburn’s Carole Chapel by Kymm Hughes and the Mulvane Art Museum by Mike Savage. Details on Mulvane Merriment: Dec. 4 and 5 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5 Jewelry, clothing, art work and holiday treasures will be available for purchase. Pottery by John Cohorst, Omaha, Neb. Raku by Joyce Furney, Manhattan Lampwork bead jewelry by Jami Hamilton, Kansas City, Mo. Sculptures by Maggie Jones, Topeka Silversmith jewelry by Val Smith, Topeka Boxed lunch available 11 a.m. – 1 p.m Menu: homemade chicken soup, cheddar cheese stick, crackers, cinnamon roll and beverage. Cost: $7.50
Toffee and brittle from the Alma Bakery, decorated holiday cookies and cinnamon rolls will also be sold throughout the day. Mulvane Merriment gift sale will be open during the First Friday Art Walk on Dec. 5. Mulvane Merriment is a benefit for the Mulvane Art Museum, sponsored by the Mulvane Women’s Board. For information, call 785-272-5850 or go to www.washburn.edu/mulvane. Museum and ArtLab hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday; and 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. No admission is charged. The museum is closed major holidays. The Mulvane Art Museum is located on the Washburn University campus at 17th and Jewell Streets, adjacent to White Concert Hall. Free parking is available in the lot west of the museum. For additional information, call 785-670-1124, e-mail [email protected], or go to www.washburn.edu/mulvane/.