The bold colors of stained glass embellished pictures and sculptures will fill the Le Mars Arts Center this month.
Starting Tuesday, Connie Hankens, of Cherokee, will open her art exhibit, The Joy of Art.
A reception for Hankens is slated for 4-6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7. It will be a come and go open house with refreshments served.
Hankens will be the Le Mars Arts Center's artist in residence for the coming year.
Le Mars artist Jean Weiner was the first artist in residence for the center this past year.
Also, as of Saturday, the Le Mars Arts Center will have new hours.
The center will be open 1-8 p.m. Wednesday and 1-5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday each week.
It will also be open for classes, special events and appointments as scheduled.
The Le Mars Arts Center is at 200 Central Ave. S.E. in Le Mars.