Engage, Inspire, and Advance the Visual Arts.

The mission of the Kelly Fitzpatrick Center for the Arts is to engage, inspire, and educate artists and the public at large by promoting local and regional visual arts through the collection, recognition, documentation, and the publication of relevant works of American art.

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Upcoming Events

WhAt the kelly has going on


New Building Capital Campaign

The Kelly is moving to a new building nearly 3x the space!  We need your help to make our new building the best it can be to serve our River Region and visual arts community.

That mean it's ART TIME: TUESDAY with KELLY on March 21, our monthly lunch date! Listen to Cheryl's story while you munch your sack lunch. She teaches adult and children's art classes at her C3 Stu…
On 4/6, of course! That mean April 6, 2023, in this case. The Art Associates of The Kelly are having a blow-out sale on 4"x6" paintings---a huge array of small original paintings for just $46. This…
The Kelly always has something going on. Did you miss any of these? ARTI GRAS--Did you hear who won the Mask Contest? Ashley Cousins, 3rd; Nick Singleton, 1st and Libby Christensen, 2nd. Man…
Kelly Art Associates, take note! Well-known Wetumpka artist Linda Lee will talk about how to market art on social media.  Linda has been very successful with her sales. On Thursday, March 3…

featured artist

Joanne Staley has been an award winning, multi-dimensional artist for over 40 years. A first generation Hungarian-American, she counts a stone-carver, a custom milliner, two painters, and a violin maker in her immediate blood line.

Her personal artistry is in painting, silversmithing, and fiber art. A trained artist and certified art teacher, she has captured prizes from juried art competitions in the South and purchase awards from national corporations.

Visit her portfolio here at The Kelly or her personal website Jostaley.com

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