The Word is ART, a unique coop artisan and gift gallery located at 9349 Venice Boulevard in downtown Culver City (Bagley and Venice Blvd). A series of upcoming featured artists windows, classes and events will showcase the diverse group of more than 25 artists and craftspeople who together make up The Word is ART gallery.

The Word is ART’s popular series of workshops and classes will continue in May with:

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Sunday, May 18, 2014
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Instructor: Kelly Kilmer
Fee: $75

By popular demand, Kelly Kilmer is teaching a brand new mixed media class. Roll up your sleeves, don your aprons and prepare to get messy! You’ll explore a variety of mediums including watercolor, gouache, and much, much more. Create richly painted pages which you will assemble into a canvas covered book. Learn new ways of exploring color and layering in this unique 4-hour workshop.

Mother’s Day Event
Saturday, May 10, 2014
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Free event for everyone!

“Mother, the ribbons of your love are woven around my heart.” – Author Unknown

The day before Mother’s Day, May 10th, Culver City is having their annual Car Show. Just a block away, The Word is Art will be open all day to join in the celebration. Just for this occasion, you will have the opportunity to have your greeting cards personalized in calligraphy by professional calligrapher, Renee Troy. When you buy a gift, an enclosure card will be available to be personalized as well. Come on down and see all the amazing hand-made art we have that just might be the perfect gift for your mother and have it personalized too!

To register for classes:

Featured Window Felting Artist: Monika Kwiet

Monika Kwiet Fiber and Textile Artist window begins Tuesday, May 13, 2014 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Our fifth featured artist window of 2014 will feature our fiber and textile artist Monika Kwiet. Monika creates one-of-a-kind pieces that are lovingly reconstructed from 100% wool sweaters. They have been fulled (felted) a process where animal fibers are matted into a dense, durable and easy to clean fabrics. She makes hats, scarves, handbags, bowls, fish, and even little monsters just to name a few. All of her creations are originals and adorable – made for you or for gifting!

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X marks the spot to find creative inspired ART. That’s what makes up The Word is ART Gallery. We have some fantastic artists and creative ideas for our growing community. This year we will be featuring artist events, workshops, classes, trunk shows and more! As artist’s we are inspired daily — not only our visual surroundings but by our feelings about the environment, the city we live in and our local community. Please join us as we continue to partner up with local businesses and artists in making our art home a truly unique environment.

About The Word is ART Gallery

The Word is ART is a unique cooperative artisan gallery that allows each artist to have an “art home” to allow people to view and purchase their art, allowing them to create exceptional work. More than 25 artists and craftspeople work together to share ideas to further enhance the gallery vision while building
their careers as professional artists. The Word is ART Gallery is located at 9349 Venice Boulevard (corner of Bagley and Venice) in downtown Culver City, CA 90232. For more information call 310-558-0856 or see us on the web at