Project Runaway 2014 is Friday
Porter Street Artists event on Saturday
The Porter Street Artists & Friends are having another sale in Riverside, this one from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. It’s put on by a collection of 24 Riverside artists and nearby friends who display and sell their art at neighboring houses: 932 Porter, 941 Porter, 945 Porter and 957 Porter. Items available will include paintings, drawings, re-purposed furniture, stained-glass items, garden sculptures, clothing, shoes and jewelry. The artists also will be serving pies, baked goods and coffee.
New exhibit at African American Museum
The Kansas African American Museum at 601 N. Water has just opened a new photo exhibit called “Vantage Point: Photographs From the Permanent Collection.” The exhibit features more than 25 original photographs by African-American photographers such as Gordon Parks, Chandra McCormick and Carl Sidle. The exhibition will remain on display in the main gallery through June 14. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Admission is $5.50 for adults, $4.50 for students with ID and seniors, $2.50 for children ages 5 to 17 and free for children 4 and under.