Paint and create at birthday bash for American artist

TOPEKA – He gave us “American Gothic,” an icon of the American movement of Regionalism.” Let’s throw him a party.

The 118th birth anniversary of American artist Grant Wood will be the theme of an activity class at 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 14, at the Mulvane Art Museum, as part of the Celebration of Artists classes.

Participants will create their own version of art using the techniques and styles used by the artist.

Cost is $10 for members, $12 for non-members for each session; materials are included. Children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is required. Online registration is available at, or call 785-670-2420 for more information or registration.

The Mulvane Art Museum is located on the campus of Washburn University,at 17th and Jewell Streets. Parking is available directly to the west of the Museum.