Join us under the big top for Le Cirque de Arment: THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH!
The grand opening of this show is Friday, July 6 at 7 p.m. Meet a fortune teller, a magician, a ringmaster and crazy performers. This evening will be like none other! Imagine a world of animals in tutus and throwing rings at a pig’s nose. Under Arment’s influence you will be transported into another place, and he does it all through ART.
The month of July will include a carving class, a “Live and Up Front- Brown Bag,” a wood carving class, and an exhibition catalog. Please join us! Exhibit runs through July 31.
The “greatest show on earth” came to town…and follow right behind it is Steve Arment’s pretty cool circus will be in town on Friday, July 6 – show time is 7 p.m.Steve’s circus has been held up in Lostine in a Barn and ready to board the circus train to Joseph. Train cars full of pigs, dragons and elephants in tutus have reportedly been seen near the train tracks. Plenty of characters will be there to entertain. Word is that Arment’s got a cast of animals and performers that promise to be mesmerizing, thrilling and entertaining. A ticket for the Big Top is free but spare dollars and change are welcome.
The Josephy Center is bombastic about Arment’s new exhibit “Le Cirque de Arment” which opens Friday, July 6 at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6:30). The exhibit will be up until July 31. At the opening, be prepared for a cast of circus characters: clowns, fortune tellers, jugglers, ring master and more surprises…amazing animals doing tricks and all the games to play…it will be an art exhibit like no other.
A companion book will be produced but and will be available in mid-July. Advanced orders will be taken.
Music, food, and entertainment will be the main event. Bring the whole family. Other events throughout the month include, a fortuneteller at the Joseph Farmer’s Market from 10-2 p.m. A special brown bag with Steve on Thursday, July 12 at noon– learn more about Steve’s wood carving. Then on Friday and Saturday July 13-14,Steve will teach a wood carving class at the Center. Beginners are welcome. Details are available on our website.
On Tuesday, July 10, Charlie Chaplin’s “The Circus” film will be shown at 7 p.m., free.
Steve was raised by a herd of carousel horses. They taught him to whittle and carve. From there he went to the Wood University and then traveled the world exploring the arts. He settled in a barn in Wallowa County and has been creating interiors, outdoor dragons and indoor pigs.
The Josephy Center is located at 403 N. Main Street, in Joseph. Please check out our website for a full schedule and details at www.josephy.org or call 541-432-0505.
“When the circus comes to town, everybody acts like a clown. The world starts spinning upside down when the circus comes to town.” – a children’s song lyric