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Illustrated Happy Hour: Andy Warhol – Space Fruit + Old Fashioned Cocktail

It’s That Retro Week Illustrated Happy Hour and we are throwing back to Andy Warhol’s ‘Space Fruit” series from 1977 from the collection of The Grace Museum. Check out this print series while sipping on an Old Fashioned as taught by Krystalle at Cypress Street Station! Then paint along at the end.

Illustrated Happy Hour: Luis Jimenez and Jesus Moroles – A Shared History

For Illustrated Happy Hour this week we celebrate two important American sculptors who have a shared history. Both, born in Texas – rose to international acclaim and have represented the US as iconic symbols through their work. Sadly – both artists left us too soon. Settle in and make this week’s layered patriotic cocktail with Cypress Street Station and learn about Luis Jimenez and Jesús Moroles! Paint along at the end.

Illustrated Happy Hour: Forged in Fire

It’s Illustrated Happy Hour and we are talking about FIRE – at least sculpture formed by fire! Check out welding and casting and learn to make a Spicy Paloma cocktail with Cypress Street Station and then paint along at the end!

Illustrated Happy Hour: History of Hand Fan

Here’s your special Saturday edition of Illustrated Happy Hour and we are bringing the FASHION to your weekend. Browse The Grace Museum’s rarely-seen but beautiful Folding Fan collection and learn the history of hand fans while enjoying the very fashionable Cosmopolitan cocktail as demonstrated by @Cypress Street Station. Then grab your watercolors and paint along at the end.

Illustrated Happy Hour: Cindi Holt + The Paloma

Enjoy a very TEXAS illustrated happy hour! Take a look at the Grace Museum’s new painting and learn about the artist, Cindi Holt while enjoying a very Texas cocktail (instructions included) and then practice your watercolor skills by illustrating your drink.

Illustrated Happy Hour: Ann Ekstrom + the Commodore

Its Way Back Wednesday – part of My Museum at Home week – so get out your watercolors and a cocktail shaker for this new edition of Illustrated Happy Hour! Meet featured artist Ann Ekstrom and her painting, Desert Birds – and learn to make and paint a classic 1920s-30s cocktail – the Commodore. Share your way back wednesday treasures @#mymuseumcollection

Illustrated Happy Hour: Melissa Miller + Dark and Stormy

April Shower bring… STORMS in the plains of West Texas! For this Illustrated Happy Hour, meet artist Melissa Miller’s painting Tempesta – a storm of color while sipping on this week’s cocktail – the Dark and Stormy.

Illustrated Happy Hour: Jerry Bywaters + Pineapple Mojito Sangria

Grab your watercolors, mix up a pitcher of sangria and join us for this Illustrated Happy Hour – #WeekofGratitude edition. Featuring artist Jerry Bywaters and a new print to The Grace Museum collection.

Illustrated Happy Hour: Michael Frary + Prickly Pear Margarita

Wednesday means #IllustratedHappyHour with the Grace! This week we discuss artist Michael Frary who is known for his beautiful seascapes in honor of #worldoceansday2020 and make a beach worthy cocktail with Cypress Street Station! Don’t forget your watercolors for the activity at the end.

Illustrated Happy Hour: Clint Hamilton + Andy Warhol

For this week’s Illustrated Happy Hour we are sharing a real Grace Museum celebrity – Clint Hamilton! Make a Manhattan with Cypress Street Station then learn about this Abilene-born artist and Andy Warhol contemporary and friend who was vastly influential on the arts scene in Abilene and whose life is beyond interesting!

Illustrated Happy Hour: Benton Spruance + French 75 Cocktail

It’s time for another Illustrated Happy Hour – this week highlighting artist Benton Spruance. Learn how to make a French 75 cocktail from Cypress Street Station, learn about the artist, and then get your watercolor paints out to paint along!

Illustrated Happy Hour – The Sunshine Special and Midnight Train Cocktail

We are inspired by passenger trains for today’s special HISTORY focused Illustrated Happy Hour. Make yourself one of these Midnight Train cocktails and settle in for a discussion about the Sunshine Special passenger train from the T&P fleet – and then paint along with us at the end