paypaldonateYour support helps us provide exhibits like the 'Masai Mara Project'The Masai Mara Project (below) is an idea created by noted fashion designer, educator and artist Liang Mingyu.  Be part of a passionate community of artists, art organizations, businesses and people dedicated to preserving traditional elements of our artistic future.

Upcoming Events


Masai Mara Touring Exhibit  Liang Mingyu is not only a world famous international fashion designer, she is also a highly regarded professor and artist. In this exhibit she employs full-size elephants made of  used denim to tell us about the devastating effects of ivory poaching and the toxic effects that denim manufacturing has on billions of gallons of fresh water each year.
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Curator's Circle 2021 Art Competition Now Open!Compete with some of the finest artists in the world for cash, purchase awards and a chance to become a member of our exclusive Curator's Circle. Curator's Circle Members have their art displayed in our special API Curator's Circle Online Gallery, attend intimate sales events with our sponsors and collectors; be featured in free ads and feature articles in The Haywain Magazine and much more. All entrants receive our Artist Membership Benefit Package that includes a free tote bag or other accessories, discounts on products and free tickets to our events and events sponsored by our museum and non-profit partners. Entries close January 31, 2021.. 
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How we help  By empowering local, independent artists.


Our programs benefit local artists and developing art communities Through artist grants, exhibit grants and grants to develop display space, our focus is on providing programs from the ground up to support community art initiatives.  

Exhibition Grants Artists, art organizations and museums are welcome to apply for funding to assist with upcoming art exhibits or educational art events.
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Incubator Grants Municipalities, developers, artists and art organizations will benefit from this unique approach to providing visible display space in commercially viable locations.
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Artist GrantsWe provide grants to full-time studio artists who meet certain income requirements. Grants are unrestricted as to use but are not available to commercial artists, hobby or part-time artists.
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How you helpBy participating in our events and workshops.


Your participation in our programs is crucial to our mission Just as important as funding, participation in our grass roots programs that support art awareness increases economic activity within local communities.

Ongoing Art Workshops Art Workshops and Field TripsWe offer a continuous battery of ongoing workshops throughout the year. Study the techniques of the old masters including the elements of grisailles, velatura and glazing. Experience stimulating plein air workshops and exciting field trips.
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Professional Development We offer a continuous stream of professional development classes, workshops and lectures featuring our cadre of professional artists and our partners.
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Art Competitions Throughout the year we conduct a number of art competitions including our Curator's Circle Competition, the Global Youth Art Intiative and others.
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Our Initiatives and Programs

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Annual Dinner, Exhibition and Art Auction
Unique Exhibits Featuring World-Class Artists
Exciting Workshops With Professional Instructors
Annual Sponsor Appreciation Wine Bacchanal
The Haywain Magazine Featuring Our Artist Members
Professional Practices Development Initiative
Annual Exhibition Opportunity for Gobal Youth
Flexible, Affordable Membership and Giving Programs
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