Thursday, December 8, 2016

The Art Club Christmas Party starts at 10:00 a.m. at the Carriage House followed by the potluck in the
Heard-Craig House starting at 11:30 a.m.

Bring your potluck dishes ( and serving utensils) to the Heard-Craig House (kitchen or dining room) before you come to the Carriage House.

There will be no business meeting and no artist of the month.


Program (at the Carriage House) -
Homemade Ornaments

Each member is encouraged to bring two homemade ornaments. One (unwrapped) will go on the auction table and the other (wrapped) will be exchanged with the Art Club members.

Silent Auction - There will be ornaments made by art club members to bid on and in addition, there will be approximately 25 framed watercolors which have been donated to the art club which will be included in the Silent Auction.

Bring a check or cash in case you want to bid on something! (Only ornaments and watercolors will be auctioned at this luncheon.)


Lunch (at the Heard-Craig House)

Lunch will be served in the Heard-Craig House.

Each person should bring a potluck item and a serving utensil, which will be placed on the big dining table along with your potluck item.

Members will serve themselves from the big dining table.

Drinks (water and coffee) will be available.



Nieta Faye Nunn will entertain us on the piano during the luncheon.



About The Art Club of McKinney Website

The Art Club of McKinney website includes the following web pages:

About Us: Includes information about the monthly meetings, how to join, postal mail address, email address, list of Board of Directors, list of Committee Chairperson, and a link to a map.

Calendar: A calendar of Art Club events from June 2016-May 2017, including board meetings, general meetings, hosts and programs, art shows, and other relevant events.

Artists Gallery: Free gallery of members' art.

Members: Names of current members. Other member information (address, telephone, email, website, art interests) is displayed upon member request.

Sponsors: List of organizations sponsoring the club during this club year, including information about the sponsor and a link to their website.

Art Links: Eclectic list of organizations recommended by members. Includes all sorts of galleries, stores, workshops, art media, discount, specialty, local, online, etc. Definitely worth a look see.


About The Art Club of McKinney

The Art Club of McKinney was founded in 1914 in McKinney, Texas, It was created to encourage the appreciation of visual art in the community. Over 100 years later, the club continues to support this goal with:

  • monthly meetings for members and visitors
  • lectures on art topics
  • demonstrations and workshops of various media and techniques
  • art shows for adults and children
  • organized visits to museums and gallery exhibits
  • field trips to “paint outside the gallery”
  • directory of local artists
  • online gallery for art club members
The Art Club of McKinney meets at the Heard-Craig Carriage House (behind the Heard-Craig House at 205 W Hunt St, McKinney, TX), on the 2nd Thursday of each month, August through May. The business meeting starts at 9:30 am and the program starts at 10 am.

The program generally includes a presentation/demo by a visiting artist and occasionally, after a brief lunch break, a workshop taught by the visiting artist. Light refreshments and time to socialize are available at the beginning, middle, and/or end of each meeting.

You may join the Art Club of McKinney in person at the monthly meeting or any time by completing the membership application located in About Us.