Garnet of Gigi Moon Gems is coming back to town for a trunk show here at Oracle! Lets give her a warm welcome back to KC - we will be hanging out all day then start First Friday festivities at 5pm with henna and palm readings by Melanie Kasten - Mauk and Madison Joy
Gigi Moon Gems
12 - 9pm
Henna & Palm Readings
5 - 9pm
FIRST FRIDAY :: Store Opens @ 12pm
Art Walk 5pm - 9pm
- Welcoming visiting taxidermist, Mickey Alice Kwapis, for a weekend filled of fun starting with a trunk show of her specimen inspired jewelry for our July Art Walk. Click here for more examples of her work!
- We will also be having tarot readings by featured reader Laura Pensar of Moth & Candle. She will be displaying reading with playing cards which she will also be teaching a how to do it yourself! Sign up now here!
:: July 7 :: First Friday Art Walk - Hey Y'all! If you aren't all partied out from Tuesday, you should swing by Oracle for a 3 Card Tarot reading and a refreshment! We have new witch bundles and bat skeletons and some stunning new framed insects and butterflies to share with you!
:: July 15 :: Muse at the Museum - Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art : 7 - 11:00pm
-- We will be a part of this witchy summers eve event - offering to museum guests tarot cards and numerology by Carrie, Alessandra, and Ash
Click here for tickets for Muse at the Museum
:: July 22 :: Oracle at RitualCravt! Oracle's artists Jane Almirall, Alessandra Dzuba, and Ash Miyagawa (also illustrator for For Strange Women) will be at Ritual Cravt in Denver, CO. Come check us out and say hello: we will have original art, prints, curio boxes, framed specimens and other goodies for sale!
:: July 29 or July 30th:: @ 12pm
Cabinet of Curiosities - a Specimen Workshop with Mickey Alice Kwapis.
We are so excited to have Mickey, a Chicago-based Taxidermist, come to Oracle to teach this specimen preserving class! You will learn how to make your own wet specimen, press flowers, and learn about bones processing and identification through dissecting owl pellets. For more information or to reserve a seat for either the Saturday or Sunday class click here: http://mickeyalicekwapis.com/menu/kansascitycuriosities
:: August 5 :: First Friday Art Walk - Oracle is hosting a pop-up with ceramic artist Sweet Destructor from 6pm-9pm, come find the perfect vessel for your daily rituals - just when you thought the night couldn't get anymore awesome, we have confirmation Skeleton Key Tarot will be joining us and doing mini readings in the shop as well! We will be staying open late, mixing potions and generally making merry - come sip and shop with us!
:: August 9 :: Numerology Happy Hour with Carrie Parker from 4:30pm-6pm, $10. Come say hi, have a refreshment and get your numerology on! You can sign up here on in person at our shop - see you there!
Pssst - You can register online, here!
:: July 1 :: First Friday Art Walk + Wunderhub Vintage Pop Up - We will be staying open late and are hosting an excellent pop up with Wunderhub Vintage!!
Come say hi, have a cocktail and shop in our unique atmosphere!!
:: July 9 :: Insect Spreading Class 4pm-6pm - $90 - Our butterfly pinning and framing class will introduce you to the basics of spreading and preserving your own butterfly specimen! We provide two butterflies, a lovely wooden frame with glass for presentation, as well as all of the tools required - just bring yourself! Professional instruction and hands-on demonstrations for re-hydrating, posing and preserving your butterfly will be provided. You will also learn framing and display techniques for your butterfly during the first class installment.
*Because it takes a while to dry - students will need to come back to pick up their finished piece - and you leave the class with a specimen that you spread, posed and framed yourself!
Sign up here!
:: July 19 :: Numerology Happy Hour 4:30-6:30 pm - Our resident Potions Master, Carrie Parker will be offering numerology readings during the Hour of Happy! Bring your friends, It's going to be fun, y'all - come say hi, have a refreshment and get your *numerology on! You can sign up here on in person at our shop - see you there!
Sign up here!
:: July 23 :: Drawing Class 3pm-6pm - Oracle is having a Still Life Drawing Class on Saturday from 3:00pm to 6:00pm!!
The event costs $10, bring your own drawing materials and we will provide you with an excellent still life comprised from our beautiful collection of natural science specimens and oddities!
:: February 5 :: First Friday Art Walk - We stay open late and you get to party! We will be doing Tarot readings and Numerology readings and serving adult beverages - Come warm up with us!
:: February 9 :: Numerology Happy Hour - 4:30 to 6:30 pm!! Come get your Numerology readings with Intuitive Consultant (and All Around Badass) Carrie Parker! $10 per reading - don't miss out!
:: February 20 :: Still Life Drawing Class - 3:00 to 6:00 pm at Oracle, $10! Instruction provided for this fascinating class - we construct a still life using natural science ephemera from our shop's collection, and for those old enough to legally enjoy it - we supply adult refreshments!!
:: December 4 :: First Friday Art Walk!! You know the drill, we stay open late and serve up some cheer in the form of White Russians while Skeleton Key Tarot provides psychic self surgery from 6-9 pm!!
:: December 15 :: Numerology Happy Hour --Tuesday evening from 4:30-6:30 pm you can get Numerology readings with our Potions Master Carrie Parker! $10 per reading - don't miss out!
:: December 22 :: Winter Solstice Y'all!! Come celebrate with us and shop for your loved ones (or, you know, your self - we like self love)! First Five customers will receive a free Winter Solstice Bundle!
:: November 6 :: First Friday Art Walk! In belated celebration of the Day of the Dead, we will offer 10% when customers arrive with their faces painted in Day of the Dead fashion! Skeleton Key Tarot will be in da house providing mini-readings from 6:00-9:00 pm. Because we love you and want you to be happy, we are not only staying open late but will provide a delicious libation!
:: November 14 :: Still Life Lantern Workshop, Saturday 4:00-7:00pm. We will teach you how to construct your own beautiful, decorative (and portable!) Still Life assemblage piece
with preserved insects, crystals, stones and other natural materials. Every piece of your custom Still Life has a specific meaning and you will learn the language behind each component! You get to take home your wonderful piece (ours usually retail around $120, so this is a BARGAIN people!) not to mention the bragging rights you earn after handling the oogie boogies. Class is held on Saturday, August 22 from 4:00pm-7:00 at Oracle 130 W. 18th Street, KCMO 64108. Register for class in shop or online under Workshops. $80
:: November 17 :: Numerology Happy Hour --Tuesday evening from 4:30-6:30 pm you can get Numerology readings with our Potions Master Carrie Parker! $10 per reading, you can sign up here
:: October 2 :: First Friday Art Walk! We will have the Lovely and Talented Rita of Skeleton Key Tarot doing mini-readings in the shop from 6-9pm. Potions Master Carrie will concoct a delightful libation for the evening and we will be staying open late for y'all!
:: October 10 :: Butterflies 101 Workshop - This two part entomology spreading course is a basic introduction to spreading and framing butterflies. We provide everything you need - including two butterflies and a frame for display - you will learn how to rehydrate, spread, preserve, pose and frame your specimens.
*Because it takes some time for butterflies to dry, students will also need to come back on October 17th for the final stage of butterfly presentation - framing! Sign up early here, our classes fill up fast and we only have 8 seats!
:: October 20 :: Numerology Happy Hour - -Tuesday evening from 5-7 pm you can get Numerology readings with our Potions Master Carrie Parker! $10 per reading, you can sign up here
:: October 24 :: Kid's Workshop - 2:00-4:00pm - Investigate and find bones in owl pellets, sugar skull drawing and temporary tattoos! *more to come!
:: October 30 :: Fraction Print Studio is hosting a closing party for Visceral Beauty, an art exhibit by Alisa Ross from 5:00pm-8:00. THERE WILL BE BRAIN CAKE. THIS IS NOT A DRILL, THERE WILL BE BRAIN CAKE.
:: October 31 :: IT'S HALLO-FREAKING-WEEN PEOPLE!! Come bring your little ghouls and goblins in to Trick Or Treat!!
:: September 4 :: It's First Friday Artwalk Y'all!! We will have the lovely and talented Rita of SKELETON KEY TAROT in the house doing mini-readings from 6pm-9pm. As per usual, we will be staying open later than usual and will have refreshments for your parched throats.
:: September 8 :: Numerology Happy Hour -Tuesday evening from 4-6pm you can get Numerology readings with our Potions Master Carrie Parker!
:: September 26 :: Tarot Reading Happy Hour - Saturday evening from 2-5pm with resident Bone Wizard and Noted Veela, Alessandra Dzuba!
:: August - The Whole Freaking Month :: To celebrate our two year anniversary - and to thank you for your support which has made the last two years possible - we are offering a 10% discount on purchases over $100 and a 20% discount for purchases* over $200 for the entire month of August! (It beats the pants off of cotton, which is comfortable and breathes, but kind of blows as a present). * Excludes certain items.
:: August 7 :: First Friday Art Walk in the Crossroads!! We are keeping our party hours on this night, like we do and we will have the lovely and talented Rita of Skeleton Key Tarot in da house doing mini Tarot readings, like we do. It's fun times, y'all - come say hi, check out what's new in our shop and engage in a little psychic self-surgery!
:: August 22 :: Still Life Construction Workshop!!! We will teach you how to construct your own beautiful, decorative (and portable!) Still Life assemblage piece with preserved insects, crystals, stones and other natural materials. Every piece of your custom Still Life has a specific meaning and you will learn the language behind each component! You get to take home your wonderful piece (ours usually retail around $120, so this is a BARGAIN people!) not to mention the bragging rights you earn after handling the oogie boogies. Class is held on Saturday, August 22 from 4:00pm-7:00 at Oracle 130 W. 18th Street, KCMO 64108. Register for class in shop or online under Workshops. $80
:: August 29 :: To conclude our month long celebration, we will be having an actual hootenanny with henna hand painting and cocktails! It's gonna be fun, y'all - we are going to raise the dead, dance in the ashes of our enemies, feast on the bones of the damned, pledge our allegiance to Baphomet, spit actual Hellfire and maybe engage in a choreographed, cage-less knife fight!
(I kid. It's gonna just be henna painting with some light fortune telling and strong cocktails - still super fun though!!)
June 5, 2015 ::: First Friday Art Walk ::: Crossroads Block Party ::: Skeleton Key Tarot will be doing mini-readings in the shop from 6:00pm-9:00pm! As per usual, we will be burning the midnight oil with extended hours, we have loads of new treasure in the shop so come check it out!
June 13, 2015 ::: Skeleton Key Tarot ::: Rita Brinkerhoff will be in the shop doing tarot readings from !:00-5:00pm - YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS OUT!!
:: February 6, 2015 :: Oracle is hosting a Valentine Trunk Show during the First Friday Art Walk - featuring jewelry made by Opal and Gold, Recrudescence Studio, Perilin Jewelry from 5pm-8pm with refreshments provided and that's not all! Rita Brinkerhoff of Skeleton Key Tarot will be doing readings in the shop as well - come say hi and get a little something for your sweetheart (or for yourself!)
:: February 14, 2015 :: Skeleton Key Tarot will be in the house this Valentines Day - perfect time to come get your reading! Sign up early, Rita books fast!