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Reed St, Kansas Scenic Byway 177
Matfield Green, Kansas

Hours: March – October or November, weather permitting

Open Friday, Saturday, Sunday 10:00-5:00  or by appointment:

620-753-3451
620-953-2194

WEBSITE LINK

http://www.matfieldgreen.org/thebank

FACEBOOK LINK

https://www.facebook.com/TheBankinMatfieldGreen/?fref=ts

The old and long-closed bank building in Matfield Green, KS now enjoys a surprising new life, as “The Bank”. Not a location to deposit or withdraw money, but an inviting place where locals, travelers and visitors meet and the coffee is always hot and fresh, where contemporary art is on display, and where rare books can be found.

NEW EXHIBIT

Luke Ball – Left

June 10 – August 3, 2016

Luke Ball is an accomplished artist who explores a broad range of techniques in his drawings and prints: pencil, ink, collage, etching, photolithography, lino cutting, screen printing, and more.  Ideas of persona, character and identity dominate his work, especially as they relate to masculinity.

Luke Ball

Chiyoko Myose – Shirotaeno-Prairie Journey

April 9 – May 29, 2016

Chiyoko Myose’s work expresses her various perspectives into her search for meaning within the sojourner’s journey.
Chiyoko grew up in Wakayama, Japan but came to Wichita, KS in 1995. “I still feel torn between these two locations. I am experiencing the different perspectives and life expectations of the two places. Not being able to fully choose any, I sense that I am just passing through, like a sojourner. I am consoled by the belief that we are all sojourners on earth. In this show, I am sharing two bodies of work of paintings and an installation A Thread X (Meets) A Thread. The word Shirotaeno is used in classical Japanese poetry in association with words such as white cloth, white sleeve, or white cloud. When I had a photo session of the Thread installation outdoors in Matfield Green before the show, the scene reminded me of this word.” Chiyoko

June 2017

-*Every Friday Night 7:30pm “Emma Chase Friday Night Music” in Cottonwood Falls -*June 1-5, Symphony in the Flint Hills Juried Art Show at Symphony in the Flint Hills Gallery -*June 1-3, 8:00pm Flint Hills Rodeo 80th Anniversary, Strong City Rodeo Grounds -*June 2, Special Art Exhibit of Peggy Lyon and Deb Schroerer at Pioneer Bluffs…

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