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For August’s Final Friday event at the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, Wichita-born artist Bill Goffrier’s Scenes of a Local Historical Nature will be on exhibit, while he and Karlee Goffrier entertain visitors with vocal harmonies and acoustic ukulele and guitar.
Bill Goffrier grew up in Wichita learning to paint form Betty Dickerson, Wilma Wethington, Don Weddle and Ron Christ. His first exhibit was at Reuben Saunder’s gallery in 1980. In 1983 Goffrier moved east to obtain a master of fine arts degree from Boston University. He continued to teach and exhibit in the Boston area while pursuing a parallel career in rock music as a singer/songwriter/guitarist.
Bill and Karlee Goffrier will play an acoustic set of their quirky pop originals featuring vocal harmony/ukulele/guitar. Formerly of Hull, MA, the husband and wife duo have performed from Kansas City to Boston in the past year, garnering radio airplay of their “home recordings”. They also share their songs free-of-charge at billandkarellegoffrier.bandcamp.com. Bill’s reputation as a songwriter/guitarist goes back through history to the year 1979 with his Wichita band “The Embarrassments” and more recently “Big Dipper” (of Boston).
The artist’s work will be featured in the Museum Shop.
Admission to this Final Friday event is free, although donations are accepted.
Date: August 30, 2013
Time: 5:00-7:00 pm
Location: Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, 204 S. Main St. Wichita, KS 67202
Cost: FREE – donations accepted
For more info: www.wichitahistory.org or 316-265-9314