Nov
20
2018

2018 Shemer Honors Merrill Mahaffey

On November 16, 2018, the Shemer Art Center was pleased to showcase and celebrate the successful career of Merrill Mahaffey at Shemer Honors,  an annual art gala created by the Shemer that recognizes an Arizona artist who has achieved great success in his or her career, Kennedy Honors-style! The inspiring evening featured a cocktail reception and […]

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Nov
06
2018

2018 Shemer Arizona Arts Festival

THANK YOU to the 1,200 visitors who came to our SHEMER ARIZONA ARTS FESTIVAL November 3 and 4, 2018.  This year’s event would not have been half as successful if it had not been for the participation of the wonderful artists, art organizations, business vendors and celebrities listed below who supported it!  Thank you all […]

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Sep
18
2018

2018 Furry Friends Fine Arts Festival

The third annual Furry Friends Fine Arts Festival was held Saturday, September 15, 2018 on the lawn of the Shemer Art Center.  This fun, animal-themed arts festival featured an amazing group of juried Arizona artists (see below) showcasing paintings, drawings, ceramics, metals, mosaics and more!  There were paw readings (THANK YOU ANNE MARIE!) and pet […]

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Jun
29
2018

Summer Camp 2018 – Week Four

Week Four of Summer Camp at the Shemer Art Center went faster than all the rest, and the end of the week marked a total of over 130 students who attended this year!  We are so thankful to all the parents who put their trust in the Shemer Art Center and allowed us to make […]

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Jun
26
2018

Summer Camp 2018 – Week Two

Week Two of Summer Camp featured a great group of campers, and it was so exciting to see how many return campers we had from 2016 and 2017!  While the weather started heating up outside, so did the art skills inside.  Overall, a great time was had by all!

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Jun
22
2018

Summer Camp 2018 – Week Three

Week Three of Summer Camp went by so quickly, it seemed to support the mantra that time flies when you are having fun!  Again, we had many returning campers, some from Weeks 1 and 2, others from last year or 2016.  Overall a great group of kids who had the chance to work on my […]

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Jun
08
2018

Summer Camp 2018 – Week One

  City of Phoenix Police Officer Jared Sherman stopped by the Shemer Art Center during Week One of Summer Camp…. no, not specifically to check on our campers.  But while he was here he just happened to take the time to greet each class and pose for a picture with Mr. Travis’s drawing class!  Thank […]

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Mar
12
2018

2018 Southwest MicroLiving Event Makes BIG Impact!

The 2018 Southwest MicroLiving event held February 17 – March 11 at the Shemer Art Center made a big impact this year, attracting nearly 2,500 attendees and showcasing 10 tiny home and garden structures!  The event, which featured micro housing, micro gardening, micro art and micro brews, also showcased more than 30 artists, kids art […]

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Nov
20
2017

2017 Shemer Honors Jim Waid

On November 17, 2017, the Shemer Art Center was pleased to showcase the successful career of Jim Waid at Shemer Honors,  an art gala created to benefit the Shemer Art Center. The event included a cocktail reception and artist exhibition followed by a plated dinner and program held in a beautifully decorated tent on the […]

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Nov
07
2017

2017 Shemer Arizona Arts Festival Blazes A New Chapter

Formerly Sunday @ Shemer, this year’s rebranded Shemer Arizona Arts Festival blazed a new chapter!  Held for the first time for two days, Saturday & Sunday, November 4 & 5 , the event featured Arizona celebrities and a wine-tasting presentation (in fact two) by Sam Pillsbury, owner of Pillsbury Wine Co. in Wilcox, AZ.  Over […]

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