KINGMAN – Kingman Center for the Arts Gallery will host an Artist’s Reception for its two new Special Exhibition Gallery shows, the Annual “6×6 on Route” Fundraiser and Ron Dorson’s (Route 66 themed) Special Photographic Exhibit “Road Works.” As a special bonus attraction, there will be on display a vintage 1946 Harley Flathead in the main gallery (which will be installed Saturday morning, Sept 17). The Reception will be Saturday, Sept 17, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the ArtHub, 402 E Beale St. The public is invited and welcome. Light refreshments will be served.
Both of these Route 66 themed shows coincide with an entire month’s worth of Kingman Andy Devine Days & Route 66 events.
The “Road Works” photographic exhibit is a celebration of cars and trains from the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s. Photographer Ron Dorson made it his mission to be the chronicler of the American auto culture and for over 40 years used his camera to capture the spirit, romance and possibilities of the new highway systems and the cars that traveled on them.
The gallery’s “6×6 on Route 66” show features over 300 original artworks created by not only professional artists but also local amateur artists and Kingman students. Each piece of original art is 6 inches by 6 inches (hence “6×6 on Route 66” and sells for $20.00 each.
The KCA Gallery is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. The exhibit runs through Oct 29. The giftshop, that offers hundreds of original pieces, will also be open.