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Kingman Center for the Arts 6x6 canvas Route 66 fundraiser deadline approaching

Six-by-six on Route 66 show starts Sept. 6 for First Friday and runs through Sept. 28. The photo above is from last years show and the walls are covered in entries. (Photo courtesy of KCA)

Six-by-six on Route 66 show starts Sept. 6 for First Friday and runs through Sept. 28. The photo above is from last years show and the walls are covered in entries. (Photo courtesy of KCA)

KINGMAN – Calling all artists.

Kingman Center for the Arts is hosting its 6-by-6 on Route 66 fundraiser to benefit activities hosted at The Gallery.

The canvases cost $5 and artists can do any art medium they choose. Kristina Michelson, KCA executive director, said people can use the canvas as a platform to build a sculpture or wrap it in photos.

Once artists are done with their masterpiece, they can donate them back to the art gallery for them to be sold for $20. The proceeds will go toward events at the art gallery such as classes, recitals, dancing and more.

The submission deadline is Saturday, Aug. 17, and canvases can be purchased at the Kingman ArtHub, 402 E. Beale St. from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. The show runs Sept. 6-28.

Another deadline approaching is the Angle Homes Matching Grant Challenge. Angle Homes agreed to match all donations to the Beale Street Theater Renovation Project from now until Sept. 30 up to $100,000.

Donations can be made at www.bealestreettheater.com, or in person at the Kingman ArtHub.

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Kingman Center for the Arts has received some of the entries so far. Most of them are painting of different things like donkeys, landscapes, people and much more. (Photo courtesy of KCA)

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