Glass Cutting...the how to's
Sep
24
6:00 PM18:00

Glass Cutting...the how to's

Glass Cutting...the how to's

Cost $25

Glass cutting can be a challenge! But learn to score like a pro with the tips you'll get in this class. We'll discuss the ergonomics, physics, chemistry of glass & it's cutting tools so you'll gain a deeper understanding of why glass behaves the way it does. You'll be able to practice cutting as well and be introduced to new handy accessories that make life a lot easier! 

Score big with this 2 hour intensive workshop. Advance your mosaic, fused glass, or stained glass designs with improved glass cutting skills. This workshop will let you in on secrets of the pros, while introducing you to techniques with a circle cutter, & Morton System. Bring a glass cutter & lets get scoring! 

Professional Stained Glass Instructor Jay Saseen

Beginners and Intermediates

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Harvest Watercolor Workshop
Sep
29
4:00 PM16:00

Harvest Watercolor Workshop

Sat. Sept 29, 4 to 8 pm.

Cost $60, includes materials

The Harvest Watercolor Workshop will focus on techniques applied to capture the essence of various harvest fruits and vegetables in still life. By the use of color and value, the student will be guided through the application and approaches in watercolor technique to successfully capture and create a completed watercolor painting. Please join us for a relaxing and enjoyable evening. Instructor Patrick O'Brien

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Mastering the Art of Portrait Pastels, Adults
Oct
8
9:00 AM09:00

Mastering the Art of Portrait Pastels, Adults

Mastering the Art of Portrait Pastels, Adults

Cost $105 Members and $120 Non Members

Mondays, October 8, 15, 22. Time: 9 am to 4 pm, one hour lunch break

This 3 day intensive workshop brings you a pastel workshop with professional artist Sandra Wright.  This workshop takes the use of pastels to a new level... starting from scratch, using facial proportions, drawing techniques, transfer, use of pastel in the form of pencils and pastel sticks with gentle layering and blending to achieve a professional portrait.

The structure will include warm up exercises, demonstrations and short lectures and some fun group activities. Over the course of the workshop Sandra will cover proportions, perspective, color theory and expressive application of pastels. Plenty of time will be available for you to work in depth with individual guidance. You will come away with renewed creative energy and many new ideas to explore! 

Bring snacks if you like.

Supplies: The Arts Center will be providing supplies, but if you have your own, please bring what you can/want. Below is a list of what we will be using in class, but if you are wanting to purchase your own supplies in advance, this is what we encourage you to purchase.

  • Sketch pad 16" x 12"
  • Tracing paper
  • HB, 2H and 2B graphite pencil
  • kneaded eraser
  • One- Canson Mi-Teintes 16' x 12" sheet gray or any neutral color I use "MoonStone
  • Pastel Pencils a set of 12 is fine. Faber Castell is very unexpensive and high quality, undr $20.00
  • Hard pastels:
  • Nupastel set of 48 for $36.99 or more economical;
  • Faber-Castell Goldfaber Studio Soft Pastels, Set of 48 (are half sticks, last forever and they are in reality hard) under $20.00
  • Sennelier Pastel Sets, Half Sticks, Portrait, Set of 40 for $72.51, or Sennelier Soft Pastel Set of Assorted Colors in Half Sticks set of 20 for $36.00.
  • Richeson soft pastels or Rembrant Soft pastels are a good substitute but they can be pricey, you can get single soft pastels in skin and neutral tones if you have the time to browse around.

All of the above can be found at Utrecht.com, dickblick.com or jerrysartarama.com

No sanded pastel paper or pan pastels please.

Sandra Wright is a Colombian born artist who moved to the United States in 1998 . Physics and Math teacher in her native Country, she is now a full time artist.  Member of the Portrait Society of America, theGarrett Arts Council in Maryland, and the Appalachian Pastel Society in North Carolina.  She specializes in portraits using charcoal, oils and pastels as well as capturing the beauty of the country side through her landscapes and wild life scenery.  Winner of multiple awards and ribbons in Maryland, West Virginia and Virginia, her work has been shown at: The Culture Center at the Capitol Complex in Charleston, The Landes Art Center in Petersburg, The Mountain Made Gallery and Buxton & Landstreet Gallery in Thomas, The Tamarack Artisan Gallery in Beckley, WV, The Dorchester Center for the Art in Cambridge, The Chesapeake College in Wye Mills Eye For the Art Gallery in Oakland, The Gallery Shop in Oakland, The Lu-Ev Gallery in Easton, (MD), The Art Space in Herndon, The Cooley Gallery in Leesburg, VA, Best of WV in Beckley, WV. www.sandrawright.com

 

 

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Halloween Goblets/Mugs, Teen Pottery Workshop
Oct
9
5:00 PM17:00

Halloween Goblets/Mugs, Teen Pottery Workshop

Halloween Goblets/Mugs, Teen Pottery Workshop

Tuesday, October 9 and Tuesday, October 16 (Day 1-approx 2 hours, Day 2-approx 1 hour)

Create your own Goblet or Mug in this pottery workshop. Teens Only! This workshop is start to finish for Teens. Create your own frightful goblet, perfect for your Halloween Party! Create to your personality

$40 Fee, (includes all material/equipment fees) both friends receive a 10% discount when friends register at the same time. Don't wait to register. In effort to run classes, enrollment must meet the minimum # of students.

Ready for pick up on Oct. 26, between 4 and 6 pm, in the Great Hall Gallery during our Monster Party! Wear your costume if you dare!

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(FULL) Oct, After School Art, K to 5, 2018-2019
Oct
10
3:30 PM15:30

(FULL) Oct, After School Art, K to 5, 2018-2019

FULL, closed to enrollment

After School Art, Grades K to 5

Monthly Cost: $40 Members, $50 Non members, payment is due on or before the first day of class every month. You must register for class and inform The Arts Center prior to sending your child on a school bus. If you want to try out ASA, for a day, the drop in rate is $12. Siblings will receive 10% off. Financial assistance is available to those in need. Scholarship forms are available in the office or can be emailed to you directly at your request. Art Student Memberships are available for $25, expires in December.

3:30 to 5:00 pm on Wednesdays; No Class on Oct 3 or Dec 26

School bus is available from Third Ward and Midland Elementary school, and children will be met by TAC staff. 

Please send a healthy snack with your child. Water will be provided by The Arts Center.

Class Description: After School Art (ASA) offers a multidisciplinary approach and is part of a creative arts education; supplementing the school experience. Different projects everyday including painting, drawing, pottery, polymer clay, weaving and more. 

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Painting the Colors of Fall with Sarah Ferguson
Oct
11
10:00 AM10:00

Painting the Colors of Fall with Sarah Ferguson

October 11, 18, and 25

10 am to 12 pm

Cost $70 Members and $80 Non Members

Autumn is a beautiful time, so come celebrate the season with artist Sarah Ferguson, in this three week watercolor course. This workshop is designed for the beginner and seasoned painter alike. Adult students will be creating still life paintings, step by step landscape paintings, and even some plein air paintings if weather permits. Come play, practice and experiment with new techniques!

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Stained Glass Intro (FULL)
Oct
13
10:00 AM10:00

Stained Glass Intro (FULL)

FULL, CLOSED TO REGISTRATION. THERE IS SPACE IN THE THURSDAY EVENING CLASS

Intro into Stained Glass

1 Day Workshop, on Saturday, 10 am to 3 pm, hour break for lunch

Cost $65, includes materials

See what the art of Stained Glass is all about! In this one-day class, you'll get all the basics of glass cutting and soldering, and walk away with a miniature stained glass window! All materials are supplied. No experience is needed.

The one-day stained glass class is a great way to “get your feet wet” and see what the process of stained glass is like before you make the investment into our 5 week session. In this class, you get through all the steps: Pattern Transfer, Glass Cutting, Grinding, Foiling, and Soldering, and go home with a project that is either 6x6” or 5x7”. For this project, you will choose from our selection of templates, as you'll quickly learn that knowing how glass ‘behaves' is key to creating your own designs for future projects! Materials supplied.

Professional Stained Glass Artist, Jay Saseen

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Mead Making for Beginners
Oct
13
12:00 PM12:00

Mead Making for Beginners

October 13, 2018, from 12 to 3

Cost $45 Members, $55 Non Members, Materials included in the cost

Approximately 3 hours long

Connect with one of the most ancient fermented alcoholic beverages in the history of mankind, mead! For thousands of years, cultures around the world have been fermenting honey and water to produce a beverage which is truly unlike any other. In this class, beginning mead makers will learn about the history of mead, the various varieties, and observe all of the steps in making their own gallon of mead. Glass jug, yeast, stoppers, and a fermentation lock are included in the price of tuition. Kurt has been making mead for almost thirty years, and will walk students through the entire process in this three-hour, one-day workshop, as he brews up an example batch. Students are encouraged to bring three pounds of their favorite honey (store-bought will do) if they would like to cook up their own one-gallon batch at the end of the workshop.

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Goblins and Monsters, Pottery, Grades 2 to 5
Oct
15
4:00 PM16:00

Goblins and Monsters, Pottery, Grades 2 to 5

Its Goblin and Monster time at the Pottery Studio! 2 Day Workshop

This two day workshop allows your young monster to create their own monsters and goblins to celebrate Halloween! The first day will involve creating and building by hand with clay. The second day will involve a glaze/paint day. Items will be ready for pick up on Friday, Oct. 26

Class is approximately one hour each day.

Day 1, Monday, Oct. 15 from 4 to 5

Day 2, Monday, Oct. 22, from 4 to 5 pm

Pick up on Friday, Oct. 26, in the Great Hall Gallery where we will be celebrating in fashion with Monsters. Dress up if you want

Parent Drop Off Class

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(FULL) Stained Glass Window Art, 5 week Class
Oct
18
6:00 PM18:00

(FULL) Stained Glass Window Art, 5 week Class

Full, Closed to Enrollment

Stained Glass Window Art, 5 week Class

Oct. 18 to Nov 15

Cost $90 includes materials for ONE window piece

Beginners and Intermediate

You're on your way to building beautiful Stained Glass Window Art! In this 5 week class that runs Thursday evenings, you'll learn all you need to make a pattern, cut & grind the glass, solder, and frame to walk away with a finished piece. No experience needed. Build your own stained glass window from scratch using the copper foil technique. Students choose their pattern and pick out glass, learn to cut, solder, and frame a finished piece. When class is finished, students will have the necessary skills to continue into an intermediate class. 

Stained Glass is not appropriate for pregnant ladies. Please try a fused glass class!

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Tumbler Workshop, 21 +
Oct
19
6:00 PM18:00

Tumbler Workshop, 21 +

Sip & Tumbler, 21 +

Cost $40 Fee, includes your materials

In this workshop, you will create "tumblers" that fit your personality. The workshop will be approximately 2 hours long. What better way to relax than with good company at the end of the week...bring your favorite wine! You must be 21+ to register for this workshop. Materials are included in the cost of class. Items will be ready for pick up in 2 weeks or less.

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Intro to Fused Glass, Adults
Oct
23
6:00 PM18:00

Intro to Fused Glass, Adults

Fused Glass Introduction, Adults

Oct. 23 to Nov. 13, from 6 to 8 pm, Four Tuesdays

What is Fused Glass? "Glass fusing" is defined as the heat bonding of separate pieces of glass in a kiln. New to glass fusing? Ready to begin your glass fusing education? Good news, you've come to the right place. It's easy to learn the basics of fusing glass. It's also challenging, fun, and the possibilities are endless.  You'll also explore the properties of fused glass as an art-making material. 

Professional fused glass artist Jennifer Boyle, will instruct introductory fused glass including glass cutting, kiln forming, and cold working. Students will partake in the hands on learning process. There will also be instructions on kiln firing half way through class. Students will create a fused glass trivets stylized to their personality. Below are examples of a trivet dish.

Material Fee: $30 will be paid directly to the instructor on the first night of class

Class Cost: $60 Members, $65 Non Members

 Fused glass is glass that has been fired in a kiln at a range of high temperatures from 593 °C to 816 °C. There are 3 main distinctions for temperature application and the resulting effect on the glass. 

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(FULL) Hand & Wheel, Adults
Oct
25
6:00 PM18:00

(FULL) Hand & Wheel, Adults

Full, closed to registration

Hand & Wheel, Adults, 7 week class

Thursdays, starting Oct 25 through Dec 13

*NO CLASSES ON NOV 22

Professional Potters Jennifer and Kevin Boyle throw a 7 week fun and relaxing Hand & Wheel Pottery Class. This class is designed for both beginners and intermediate. Never touched clay before and those that have a little experience. None the less, you will turn clay into art. Create beatific pieces such as bowls, mugs, vases... or maybe you have a different idea.

Cost $100 Members, $110 Non Members

 

 

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Spook Shop Party, Grades k to 5
Oct
26
3:30 PM15:30

Spook Shop Party, Grades k to 5

Spook Shop Party, Grades k to 5

Wear your costume to class or bring it with you!

Cost is $25, supplies included

Parent drop off at 3:30 and parent pick up at 4:30-5:00. 

Polymer spooks...In this workshop, we will start off by creating a "spook character" in the art room! You can make a Spooky Ghost, a black cat, or a mini Frankenstein with polymer clay. After our mini monsters are created and baking in the oven, your little monsters will attend the Halloween Bash in the Great Hall Gallery! Bring your costumes or wear them to class; dress up is a must to party with these monsters! 

Parent drop off at 3:30 and parent pick up between 4:30 and 5:00. 

The Halloween Spooktacular event is from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. The Arts Center staff will maintain supervision of children for the first half hour. Parent pick up is between 4:30 and 5:00 pm in the Great Hall Gallery aka Monster Party Room

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Howl-O-Ween Spooktacular
Oct
26
4:00 PM16:00

Howl-O-Ween Spooktacular

The Arts Center presents
Howl-O-Ween Spooktacular
Special Guest: Randolph County Humane Society
Friday, October 26, 2018
4:00 to 6:00 pm

Dress up if you dare for a hair raising good time! Games, stories, popcorn, treats, and the monster mash. The Humane Society is bringing their furry friends to join in on the fun. This event is free and family friendly. 

We hope you will consider donations for the animal shelter, such as adult Cat/Dog, Kitten/Puppy wet/dry foods, kitty litter, leashes, cleaning supplies, and office supplies. There will be a box for donations at the entrance The Arts Center's event. 

RCHS staff will be available to meet potential adopters, answer adoption questions and review applications. All pets are already spayed/neutered, vaccinated, wormed, flea treated, and microchipped. 

The Arts Center is a non profit, 501c3, and we rely on donations. If you would like to make a donation to this event, in the form of supplies, decorations, pumpkins or more, please contact the Coordinator at 304.637.2355. 

The RCHS, is also a non profit. For more details about their organization please visit their website: https://www.rchswv.org/

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Food for Thought, and Art
Oct
26
5:00 PM17:00

Food for Thought, and Art

Food for Thought and some art

This is a 3 hour workshop for adults and teens 17+

Cost $45 Flat Fee includes all your supplies

Students will make chili soup, butter from cream, fried bread. All of this will be from scratch with a recipe sent home. Eat with the class and take home leftovers. Bring your own containers. During downtime, dabble in some acrylic paints and create a small painting to take home. 

Instructor Sara Ward

 

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(FULL) Nov, After School Art, K to 5, 2018-2019
Nov
7
3:30 PM15:30

(FULL) Nov, After School Art, K to 5, 2018-2019

Full, Closed to Enrollment

After School Art, Grades K to 5

Monthly Cost: $40 Members, $50 Non members, payment is due on or before the first day of class every month. You must register for class and inform The Arts Center prior to sending your child on a school bus. If you want to try out ASA, for a day, the drop in rate is $12. Siblings will receive 10% off. Financial assistance is available to those in need. Scholarship forms are available in the office or can be emailed to you directly at your request. Art Student Memberships are available for $25, expires in December.

3:30 to 5:00 pm on Wednesdays; No Class on Oct 3 or Dec 26

School bus is available from Third Ward and Midland Elementary school, and children will be met by TAC staff. 

Please send a healthy snack with your child. Water will be provided by The Arts Center.

Class Description: After School Art (ASA) offers a multidisciplinary approach and is part of a creative arts education; supplementing the school experience. Different projects everyday including painting, drawing, pottery, polymer clay, weaving and more. 

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Shadow Box Workshop, Adults
Nov
9
6:00 PM18:00

Shadow Box Workshop, Adults

Shadow Box Workshop, Adults

3 Hour Workshop, on Fri Nov. 9, from 6 to 9 pm

Cost $40 per person

Material Fee: $50 to be paid to the instructor the day of class. This fee includes all supplies, including glass, lights, and the completed shadow box

Professional fused glass artists Jennifer Boyle instructs students in a step by step process to create a shadow box that is lighted. Shadow box is a decorative piece of art that is lighted. 

Below are some examples of completed shadow boxes. Yours will be designed by you to fit your personality.

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Winter Wonderland, Pottery, Grades 2nd to 5 th
Dec
4
3:30 PM15:30

Winter Wonderland, Pottery, Grades 2nd to 5 th

Winter Wonderland, Grades 2 to 5, Pottery 

This class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays for 2 weeks

December 4, 6, 11, and 13, from 3:30 to 5:00 pm

Cost $60 Members, $72 Non Members

In this Winter Wonderland kids will create various projects in the pottery studio. Prepare to get your hands in the clay, maybe on the clothes, and create amazing winter inspired pottery/art! Students will work step by step in this 4 day class creating their own individual winter inspired items for keeps! See you in the mud room!

 

 

 

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(FULL) Dec, After School Art, K to 5, 2018-2019
Dec
5
3:30 PM15:30

(FULL) Dec, After School Art, K to 5, 2018-2019

Full, Closed to Enrollment

After School Art, Grades K to 5

Monthly Cost: $40 Members, $50 Non members, payment is due on or before the first day of class every month. You must register for class and inform The Arts Center prior to sending your child on a school bus. If you want to try out ASA, for a day, the drop in rate is $12. Siblings will receive 10% off. Financial assistance is available to those in need. Scholarship forms are available in the office or can be emailed to you directly at your request. Art Student Memberships are available for $25, expires in December.

3:30 to 5:00 pm on Wednesdays; No Class on Oct 3 or Dec 26

School bus is available from Third Ward and Midland Elementary school, and children will be met by TAC staff. 

Please send a healthy snack with your child. Water will be provided by The Arts Center.

Class Description: After School Art (ASA) offers a multidisciplinary approach and is part of a creative arts education; supplementing the school experience. Different projects everyday including painting, drawing, pottery, polymer clay, weaving and more. 

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Watercolor Intermediate, Adults
Dec
11
6:00 PM18:00

Watercolor Intermediate, Adults

Dec. 4, 6, 11, 12 From 6 to 8 pm

Cost $60 Members, $68 Non Members

The intermediate watercolor class will focus on expanding techniques to become more successful in working with watercolor. Topix covered will consist of painting negative and positive space, under painting, value, contrast, creating interest in composition, movement, and utilizing expressive color. This class will be specifically designed for those who have participated in the "begginer" coarse or those with previous watercolor experience. Please join us in a relaxing and fun atmosphere.

Instructor Patrick O'Brien

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Crescent Moon Pendant, Adults Only Fused Glass
Sep
8
2:00 PM14:00

Crescent Moon Pendant, Adults Only Fused Glass

Crescent Moon Pendants, Fused Glass

Adults, or the mature teen

Sat. Sept 8, 2018, approx 3 to 4 hours, Starts at 2 pm

$40 Members, $47 Non Members + $25 material fee, includes glass materials

Fused Glass Pendants
Create your own fused glass pendants in the workshop. Students will have a variety of glass to choose from.s. Designs and possibilities are endless. Students will make two pendants and each will have a bail attached prior to pick up. 

Instructor Jennifer Boyle

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After School Art, K to 5, 2018-2019
Sep
5
3:30 PM15:30

After School Art, K to 5, 2018-2019

After School Art, Grades K to 5

(FULL) Call to register for this class. If class is full, we can add you to the waiting list.

Monthly Cost: $40 Members, $50 Non members, payment is due on or before the first day of class every month. You must register for class and inform The Arts Center prior to sending your child on a school bus. If you want to try out ASA, for a day, the drop in rate is $12. Siblings will receive 10% off. Financial assistance is available to those in need. Scholarship forms are available in the office or can be emailed to you directly at your request. Art Student Memberships are available for $25, expires in December.

3:30 to 5:00 pm on Wednesdays; No Class on Oct 3 or Dec 26

School bus is available from Third Ward and Midland Elementary school, and children will be met by TAC staff. 

Please send a healthy snack with your child. Water will be provided by The Arts Center.

Class Description: After School Art (ASA) offers a multidisciplinary approach and is part of a creative arts education; supplementing the school experience. Different projects everyday including painting, drawing, pottery, polymer clay, weaving and more. 

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21 +, Sip & Paint, Galaxies (CLOSED)
Aug
31
6:00 PM18:00

21 +, Sip & Paint, Galaxies (CLOSED)

closed

Sip & Paint, Galaxies

21+ to register

August 31, 2018 from 6 to 8 pm

Cost $35 Members, and $40 Non Members

During our paint and Sip classes you have the opportunity to enjoy step-by-step instruction with our experienced and enthusiastic local artists.  Bring your creative spirits and favorite wine and join us for an evening of laughter, fun and painting!

Instructor Sara Ward

 

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Teens only Glass Pendants, Fused Glass
Aug
17
6:00 PM18:00

Teens only Glass Pendants, Fused Glass

3 Hour Workshop

Fri. Aug 17, from 6 to 9 pm

Or Friday, Aug 18, from 6 to 9 pm

$65 for the Class, + $25 material fee to instructor, includes glass materials

Fused Glass Pendants
Create your own fused glass pendants in the workshop. Students will have a large variety of glass to choose from. Designs and possibilities are endless. Students will make two pendants and each will have a bail attached prior to pick up. 

Instructor Jennifer Boyle

 

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CLOSED, Adults, Exploring Watercolor for the Beginner
Aug
6
6:00 PM18:00

CLOSED, Adults, Exploring Watercolor for the Beginner

FULL, CLOSED TO ENROLLMENT

Exploring Watercolors for the beginner, Adults

Mondays, August  Time: 6 to 8 pm

$50 Members/ $62 for Non Members +$25 material fee

Students will be introduced to the fundamental approaches and techniques associated with watercolor in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Exploring the use and expression of color, the student will learn the joys and practices of utilizing specific techniques to become proficient in controlling watercolors and in developing a personal bag of tricks. Students by the end of course will complete a finished watercolor. Please join us for fun, friendship and creativity!

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7+, Starry Nights to Sunny Days
Jul
23
10:00 AM10:00

7+, Starry Nights to Sunny Days

STARRY NIGHTS TO SUNNY DAYS, MIXED MEDIA ART CLASS

Cost $50 Members, $62 Non Members

July 23 to 27, Mon to Fri, from 10 am to Noon

Ages 7 to 12

This week long class will be loads of fun experimenting with painting, drawing, & collage. Create art with your own unique style inspired by summer months! Wear comfy clothes that you dont mind staining with paint, sandals are great for the classroom and bring a healthy snack and water bottle with you. 

Instructor: Ashley Richardson

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Glass Pendants, Fused Glass
Jul
21
2:00 PM14:00

Glass Pendants, Fused Glass

3 Hour Workshop

Sat. July 21, from 2 to 5 pm

Or Friday, July 27, from 6 to 9 pm

$40 Members, $47 Non Members + $20 material fee, includes glass materials

Fused Glass Pendants
Create your own fused glass pendants in the workshop. Students will have a large variety of glass to choose from as well as Dichroic pieces. Designs and possibilities are endless. Students will make two pendants and each will have a bail attached prior to pick up. Perfect for a girl’s day out!

Instructor Jennifer Boyle

 

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Ages 5-10, Sandal Shop, Pottery Workshop
Jul
21
11:00 AM11:00

Ages 5-10, Sandal Shop, Pottery Workshop

Ages 5 to 10, SANDAL SHOP, POTTERY WORKSHOP

Lets get an impression of those feet while these kids have cute piggy's. Parents, you are welcome to drop off or join in on the fun! Wear your favorite sandal because you will be making an impression, design and paint. Ready for pick up in two weeks. 

Ages 5 to 10

Sat. July 21, at 11 am, approx one hour

(or Sat. July 28, at 11 am)

$20 Members, $26 Non Members, Materials included in the price

Instructor Macie Higgins

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Pepperoni Rolls
Jul
16
5:00 PM17:00

Pepperoni Rolls

Homemade Pepperoni Rolls

This class takes place in the kitchen at The Arts Center. 4 to 5 students max. Adults and the mature teens, welcome. Students will create beautiful pepperoni rolls from scratch.

Date: July 16th, from 5-7

Cost $35 Flat Fee, materials included in the cost

 

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Ballet Camp, Grades 3 to 5
Jul
16
10:30 AM10:30

Ballet Camp, Grades 3 to 5

July 16 to July 20, Mon thru Fri, 10:30 to 12:30

Cost $50 Members, $60 Non Members

Join classically trained ballerina, Emily Morton for a week of ballet fun! Each day will begin with a full technique class and feature artistry building exercises to help bring performances to life. We will learn all about the most famous ballets such as Swan Lake, Giselle, and Coppélia. Have the chance to decorate costumes, learn stage makeup application, and help with choreography. At the end of the session there will be a performance that will make all your ballerina dreams come true!

You will be provided a list for the appropriate attire.

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Ballet Summer Camp, K to 2
Jul
16
9:00 AM09:00

Ballet Summer Camp, K to 2

July 16 to July 20, M to F, 9 to 10 am

Cost $30 Members, and $40 for Non Members

Calling all Mermaids!
Take an enchanted journey under the sea to explore the magical world of ballet with classically trained ballerina, Emily Morton

We will provide a small supply list for the appropriate attire. Learn basic technique and terminology, deepen artistic expression, decorate costumes, performance at the end of the session.

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 Sundials Pottery Workshop
Jun
30
11:00 AM11:00

Sundials Pottery Workshop

Sundials Pottery Workshop

Saturday, May 26, 2018, 11 am start time, approx 4 hours

Or Saturday, June 30, 11 am start time, approx 4 hours

Adults or the mature teens

Cost $55 Members and $65 Non Members (Includes cost of supplies)

What is a Sundial? A sundial is a clock that uses the position of the Sun to indicate the time. Typically a rod casts a shadow upon a plane or surface. On this surface are found markings that indicate the time by the position of the shadow. Each type serves the same purpose: to tell time by the position of the Sun.

Make your own sundial in this pottery workshop whiling explore the versatile word of the clay. Use of "spotted" clay. Create a sundial that reflects your personality or character. Perfect for your garden or outdoor yard space. 

Ready for pick up in approximately 2 weeks

Instructor Jennifer Boyle

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Day 2 of Wind Chimes, Fused Glass Workshop
Jun
28
6:00 PM18:00

Day 2 of Wind Chimes, Fused Glass Workshop

Wind Chimes, Fused Glass, 2 Day Workshop

Adults or Mature Teens

June 26 and June 28, 2018, Begins at 6:00 pm, approx 2 hours, The second day will be a shorter session.

$30 Members, $37 Non Members + $20 material fee, includes glass materials

Make a Glass Wind Chime to sweeten the sounds around you! Join us to create a beautiful design of your own. Students will be learning about the tools, techniques, and firing process of glass. Students will have a variety of glass, stringers and frit to choose from to create your own unique piece. Kiln firing is included in price, and students will be able to pick up their projects with the with materials to string them together the following week.

Instructor Jennifer Boyle

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Adults, Guided Pottery After Work
Jun
27
6:00 PM18:00

Adults, Guided Pottery After Work

Guided Pottery After Work

Meets monthly on Wednesdays each week

Time: 6:00 to 8:00 pm

4 sessions: $50 Members, $55 Non Members

Material Fee: $20 for 4 sessions, option to bring your own clay

Drop in Rate: $15 per day, call in advance

This class is designed to take as many or few sessions as you need/want. Designed for any level from beginners to advanced. Instructors are available if you need guidance, but the option to work independently is available. Project ideas are available from the instructors. Instructor Boyles

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Berry Bowls Workshop, Pottery
Jun
26
6:00 PM18:00

Berry Bowls Workshop, Pottery

Pottery Berry Bowls

June 26, from 6 to 8

Adults and the mature teen, 14 +

Cost $35 Members, $42 Non Members + $15 material fee

In this Berry Bowl workshop you will use various clay hand building techniques to craft a beautiful and functional piece of pottery.  This class is perfect for anyone who wants to experience the basics working with clay. 

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Day 2 of Wind Chimes, Fused Glass Workshop
Jun
25
6:00 PM18:00

Day 2 of Wind Chimes, Fused Glass Workshop

Wind Chimes, Fused Glass, 2 Day Workshop

Adults or Mature Teens

June 25 and June 28, 2018, Begins at 6:00 pm, approx 2 hours, The second day will be a shorter session.

$30 Members, $37 Non Members + $20 material fee, includes glass materials

Make a Glass Wind Chime to sweeten the sounds around you! Join us to create a beautiful design of your own. Students will be learning about the tools, techniques, and firing process of glass. Students will have a variety of glass, stringers and frit to choose from to create your own unique piece. Kiln firing is included in price, and students will be able to pick up their projects with the with materials to string them together the following week.

Instructor Jennifer Boyle

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Spanish Art Camp, Grades K to 5
Jun
25
to Jun 29

Spanish Art Camp, Grades K to 5

Explore the Spanish language through art, games, songs, & foods! 

Cost $55 Members and $65 Non Members, Supply Fee: $10 flat fee
For two hours a day we will immerse ourselves in Spanish with a variety of activities. Campers will be introduced to Spanish and encouraged to use the language each day of camp and beyond. This camp is designed for elementary age children; no prior Spanish knowledge is required. 

During the week:

Campers will sample foods of the Spanish speaking world. We will prepare traditional Costs Rican Batidos (fruit smoothies) while learning the names of fruits and the countries they come from. We will describe foods and express our likes and dislikes in Spanish. 

We will create (paper) mosaics inspired by artists from Spain & Cuba. With the mosaics we will practice colors and how to politely interact with other Spanish speakers. 

Through songs and games we will practice numbers, the alphabet, greetings, & more. 

Instructor Leah Devine

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Watercolor Flower Workshop
Jun
23
4:00 PM16:00

Watercolor Flower Workshop

Sat. June 23, 4 to 8 pm, 4 Hour Workshop

Cost is $55 members and $65 Non Members

This four hour workshop will focus on utilizing watercolor techniques to capture the essence and delicate beauty of flowers. Flowers painted in watercolor present an exceptional subject with exciting and unlimited possibilities. Composition, lighting, contrast and color techniques will be explored. Students will be presented with an assortment of brush work, washes and direct painting techniques to develop or expand upon their ability to paint flowers with control and confidence.

Instructor Patrick O'Brien

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Sun Catchers, Fused Glass Workshop
Jun
23
2:00 PM14:00

Sun Catchers, Fused Glass Workshop

Sun Catchers, Fused Glass Workshop

Sat. June 23, Begins at 2:00 pm, approx 3 to 4 hours

$40 Members, $47 Non Members + $20 material fee, includes glass materials

Make a sun catcher with the fused glass process. Perfect for the upcoming sunny days! Step by step instructions from the instructor. This is a 3 to 4 hour workshop.

Instructor Jennifer Boyle

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 8+, Clay Robot Workshop, just the kids
Jun
21
4:00 PM16:00

8+, Clay Robot Workshop, just the kids

CLAY ROBOT WORKSHOP, Ages 8 +

*This is a polymer clay workshop, (not a pottery workshop)

*Please note the cost is different for each date

Fill your imagination with robots and create one in this workshop! Following a basic step-by-step process, we create our own unique robot to take home. Ready for pick up in 2 days. 

PICK A DATE:

Sat. June 16, Dad & Kids, Celebrate Fathers Day, at 11 am, approx 1 hour

Sat. July 28, at 11 am, just the kids!

Thursday, June 21, just the kids, 400 to 500 pm

Cost for Dad & Kid: $25 Members and $32 Non Members, each additional kid is $10 each, Supplies Included.

Just the Kids Cost: $15 Members and $22 Non Members, Supplies Included 

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Adults, Guided Pottery After Work
Jun
20
6:00 PM18:00

Adults, Guided Pottery After Work

Guided Pottery After Work

Meets monthly on Wednesdays each week

Time: 6:00 to 8:00 pm

4 sessions: $50 Members, $55 Non Members

Material Fee: $20 for 4 sessions, option to bring your own clay

Drop in Rate: $15 per day, call in advance

This class is designed to take as many or few sessions as you need/want. Designed for any level from beginners to advanced. Instructors are available if you need guidance, but the option to work independently is available. Project ideas are available from the instructors. Instructor Boyles

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Bird Bath Pottery Workshop
Jun
19
6:00 PM18:00

Bird Bath Pottery Workshop

Birdbath Pottery Workshop

Adults, and the mature teens

Cost $30 Members, $36 Non Members, + $20 Materials

Tuesday, June 19, from 6 to 8 pm

This is pottery/clay hand building workshop

In this birdbath workshop you will use various clay hand building techniques to craft a beautiful and functional piece of pottery. This class is perfect for anyone who wants to experience the basics working with clay and likes being creative. The design possibilities are endless.

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Rags to Riches: The Basics of Rug Hooking
Jun
19
10:00 AM10:00

Rags to Riches: The Basics of Rug Hooking

Rags to Riches: The Basics of Rug Hooking, 2 Day Workshop

Adults, Mature Teens welcome

Days: June 18 and June 19

Days: June 18 and June 19 (5.5 hours each day=10 hours)

$70 Members, $80 Non Members *Material Fee, $45, Material Fee-Cash to Instructor

Instructor Laurie Gundersen travels from Staunton VA to instruct this 2 Day Workshop at The Arts Center. In this workshop students will make a hooked rug trivet using basic techniques. Learn about recycling wools, have a hand at overdying, cutting strips and hooking a trivet.  Beginners Welcome!

Visit Lauries website: http://www.appalachianpiecework.com/studio-showroom/

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Rags to Riches: The Basics of Rug Hooking
Jun
18
10:00 AM10:00

Rags to Riches: The Basics of Rug Hooking

Rags to Riches: The Basics of Rug Hooking, 2 Day Workshop 

Adults, Mature Teens welcome

Days: June 18 and June 19 (5.5 hours each day)

$70 Members, $80 Non Members *Material Fee, $45 Material Fee-Cash to Instructor

Instructor Laurie Gundersen travels from Staunton VA to instruct this 2 Day Workshop at The Arts Center. In this workshop students will make a hooked rug trivet using basic techniques. Learn about recycling wools, have a hand at overdying, cutting strips and hooking a trivet.  Beginners Welcome!

Visit Lauries website: http://www.appalachianpiecework.com/studio-showroom/

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8+, Clay Robot Workshop, Dad & Kids Celebrate Fathers Day
Jun
16
11:00 AM11:00

8+, Clay Robot Workshop, Dad & Kids Celebrate Fathers Day

CLAY ROBOT WORKSHOP, Ages 8 +

*This is a polymer clay workshop, (not a pottery clay)

Fill your imagination with robots and create one in this workshop! Following a basic step-by-step process, we create our own unique robot to take home. Ready for pick up in 2 days.

PICK A DATE:

Sat. June 16, Dad & Kids, Celebrate Fathers Day, at 11 am, approx 1 hour

Cost for Dad & Kid: $25 Members and $32 Non Members, each additional kid is $10 each, Supplies Included.

Sat. July 28, at 11 am, just the kids! Cost: $15 Members and $22 Non Members, Supplies Included 

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Daddy & Me, Clay Cupcakes
Jun
16
11:00 AM11:00

Daddy & Me, Clay Cupcakes

Daddy & Me, Clay Cupcakes, Pottery

Sat. June 9, starts at 11 am ( Choose one Saturday)

 OR (Sat. June 16, starts at 11 am)

$20 Members, $26 Non Members

Materials included in the price.

You will create your own cupcake or two, just you and Dad. Should they match or not, sprinkles or no, cherry on top? Up to you. You will underglaze (paint) your cupcakes with color and they will be ready for pickup in 2 weeks!  

Instructor Macie Higgins

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Stained Glass Repair Workshop
Jun
16
9:00 AM09:00

Stained Glass Repair Workshop

Saturday, June 16

9 am to 11 am

Do you have a stained glass piece that needs repaired or finished? This is a great workshop to complete this. Experience with glass cutting is preferred. Instructor is in the studio to help you and guide you on how to fix your item. 

Cost $40, materials included 

Cost supports the instructors, material and studio expenses

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21 +, "Sip & Slab" Workshop
Jun
15
5:30 PM17:30

21 +, "Sip & Slab" Workshop

Sip & Slab, 21 +
Sat, May 26, 2018,  4 pm to 6 pm

Cost $35, includes your materials

OR
Fri, June 15, 2018, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm

Bring your favorite wine and create serving dishes for your next party from slabs. A great way to enjoy an evening with friends. Must be over 21 years of age to register.

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Daddy & Me, Clay Cupcakes
Jun
9
11:00 AM11:00

Daddy & Me, Clay Cupcakes

Daddy & Me, Clay Cupcakes, Pottery, approx one hour 

Sat. June 9, starts at 11 am ( Choose one Saturday)

 OR (Sat. June 16, starts at 11 am)

$20 Members, $26 Non Members

Materials included in the price.

You will create your own cupcake or two, just you and Dad. Should they match or not, sprinkles or no, cherry on top? Up to you. You will underglaze (paint) your cupcakes with color and they will be ready for pickup in 2 weeks!  

Instructor Macie Higgins

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