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August 2016

The Art Club of McKinney meets the 2nd Thursday of every month except June and July, and has art-related programs from 9:30am-noon. The meeting place is in the Carriage House (behind the Heard-Craig House). See map below.




August 2016

The General Meeting starts at 9:30 a.m. at the Carriage House followed by the Program.

This month's program is our "Annual Members Show and Tell". Each member is encouraged to bring one or two works of their art to show to the Club. This is one of our most popular programs as it is a fun, informal way to get to know each other a little better through our art. Each participant will be given 2 to 3 minutes to talk about their artwork.

The officers of the Club will provide refreshments.

There will NOT be an Artist of the Month contest in August, but we will resume it in September.

If you want to make sure your name is in the Yearbook, you will need to pay your dues at the August meeting.

Download, print, and complete the Membership Application Form.

Annual dues are $30 for one member, and $10 for each additional household member. Include a completed membership form for each household member. Annual dues should be paid by the first regular meeting (2nd Thursday) in August. (That is $3 per month, not counting the summer. Such a deal)

Mail the completed membership form(s) and a check for the annual dues made out to The Art Club of McKinney. Please include the names of the members covered by the check on the bottom left of the check.

Mail the membership form(s) and check to:

 The Art Club of McKinney - Treasurer
 P.O. Box 243
 McKinney, Texas 75070

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The officers for June 2016-May 2017 are:

 * President: Maribeth Jagger

 * 1st Vice President (Programs): Lynda Kingsley

 * 2nd Vice President (Communications): Gail McLaughlin

 * Recording Secretary: Barbara Stalick

    Secretary: Maggie Golinski

 * Treasurer: Patsy Johnson

 * Parliamentarian: Col. Robert Kellogg

   Historian: Angela McDonald

   Club Photographer: Gena Roberson

 * Member-at-Large: Kelly Marra

 * Membership Officer: Sherry Joplin

 * Past President: Lynda Kingsley

      * Executive Board


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.

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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.