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Carriage Factory Art Gallery Features Mennonite Heritage

Newton, Kan. – In celebration of Newton’s sesquicentennial year, Mennonite Heritage is both the title and focus of a multi-artist exhibit showing June 18 through August 12 at Carriage Factory Art Gallery.

Featured artists include Susan Bartel, Glen Ediger, Phil Epp, Yolanda Kauffman, Jamie Krehbiel, Virgil Penner, Bob Regier, Kathleen  Schroeder, and Conrad Snider.

An opening night reception is scheduled for Saturday, June 18, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. in the main gallery. Art from the exhibit may be purchased at any time during the show but will remain at the gallery for viewing until the exhibit ends.

In conjunction with the exhibit, artist Glen Ediger will present a program called “Mennonites Come to Kansas and Mennonite Impact on the Newton Area” on Thursday, June 30, at 6:30 p.m. at the gallery.

For more information, visit Carriage Factory Art Gallery at 128 East Sixth Street in Newton, open from noon until 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturdays; telephone 316 284-2749; contact carriagefactoryartgallery.com, or visit Carriage Factory Art Gallery on Facebook.