Holiday Watercolor Workshop, Adults
Dec
11
5:30 PM17:30

Holiday Watercolor Workshop, Adults

Holiday Watercolor Workshop

Dec. 11, 12, and 13, evening hours...530 to 730

Cost $65 Members, $75 for Non Members

Description: you’re invited to explore the beauty of watercolor painting! you will learn the basics of watercolor painting, experiment with different application techniques and tools, and create your own holiday work of art. Projects include cards, gift tags, bookmarks or a holiday themed work of art suitable for framing.

The workshop will feature an introduction and hands-on tutorial of basic techniques (wet on wet, dry on wet, etc.) as well as an introduction to alternative application tools and techniques. Learn the steps to create your own holiday-themed greeting cards and postcards using watercolor paints and techniques. All supplies included.

Instructor Patrick O'Brien

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Watercolor Crash Course, Adults
Jan
3
11:00 AM11:00

Watercolor Crash Course, Adults

Watercolor Crash Course

Cost: $100 Members and $110 Non Members

Dates: Thursdays, January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Time: 11:00 am-1:00 pm

Class Description: This class is offered from West Virginia Watercolor Artist, Sarah Ferguson. This class will cover the basics of watercolor painting. We will break down the process of how to use watercolor paints, and cover various art materials and how to properly use them. All levels of artists are welcome. There will be a $7 class fee for supplies which will cover paper and paint used. Students are welcome to bring their own watercolor paint and 140 lb watercolor paper if they wish to, in place of the supply fee.

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Drum Class, ages 13+
Jan
7
4:00 PM16:00

Drum Class, ages 13+

When: Meets once a week on Mondays, 4 to 5 pm, (four Mondays a month)

January 7, 14, 22, and 28. The 22 is a Tuesday, we are closed on Monday the 21.

This drum class meets once a week, four times a month, instructed by Drum Artist Anthony Douglas, and features instruction time with basics and question and answer sessions. Focuses on playing a drum kit. Drumming can be a joyful and effective way to reduce stress, connect with oneself and others, live in the moment, and build musical skills. Anthony’s facilitation makes drumming engaging, accessible and fun. No prior musical experience is necessary for this class. Beginners are especially encouraged.

What to bring: Sticks and drum pads if you have them. You can purchase them locally at BJ Music and Pawn Shop here in Elkins.

Cost: $50 per month, 4 sessions each month (please note the calendar days.)

Anthony Douglas, Drum Instructor

Anthony is a well-rounded man of many disciplines: independent extreme metal drummer, drum clinican, educator, private drum instructor, and composer. He is also the owner and member of drum workshop program called: Extreme Drumming, Drummers do it BEST.

Born in March of 1977, he started playing guitar at age 10. Later, at age 12, he picked up his first drum set and began to play. It was at that time Anthony joined his first band, playing local shows and live sessions.

His many years of studio experience includes work with multiple bands such as: Lucif, Delverance, BloodRush, and many others. Anthony joined Ground Zero Disciples in 2004, recorded 4 albums with them and helped them push forward to the extreme metal scene.

His inspirations include: Buddy Rich, Cozy Powell, John Bonham, Keith Moon, Simon Kirke, Stewart Copeland, Carl Palmer, Bill Bruford, Jon Hiseman, Vinnie Colainta, Terry Bonzona, Nicko Mecbrain, Mike Terrana, Danny Carey, Dave Lomburdo, Vinnie Paul, Steve Asheim, George Kollius, Martin Axenrot, Frost, Hell Hammer, INFERNO, and many others.

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January After School Art, K to 5, 2018-2019
Jan
9
3:30 PM15:30

January After School Art, K to 5, 2018-2019

Full, Closed to Enrollment

Jan 9, 16, 23, 30

After School Art, Grades K to 5

Policies on Weather http://www.randolpharts.org/policies

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

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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Pendants, Adults, Fused Glass
Jan
19
1:00 PM13:00

Pendants, Adults, Fused Glass

Sat. Jan 19, 2019, approx 3 hours

$45 Members, $55 Non Members + $25 material fee for one pendant, additional pendants are $20 each. Material fee is paid directly to the instructor upon arrival.

Fused Glass Pendants
Create your own fused glass pendant that fits your style and personality. Students will have a variety of glass to choose from. Designs and possibilities are endless. Students will make one pendant and each will have a bail attached prior to pick up. 

Instructor Jennifer Boyle

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Guided Studio Pottery, Adults
Jan
23
6:00 PM18:00

Guided Studio Pottery, Adults

Guided Studio Pottery, for Adults

One Month: $45. You can set up four session at this rate anytime between Jan 23 and March 13. Sign in sheets located in the classroom.

Prerequisite: You must have had a pottery class or workshop within the last year. This class is designed for any level after having learned basics of pottery, clay and the studio.

Materials: Bring your own clay. You can purchase clay from Standard Ceramic in Pittsburgh. The option to purchase recycled clay from The Arts Center is available, please inquire for details. Recycled clay is every bit as good as new clay. Cost for recycled is $20 per 25 lbs.

*We do not sell new blocks of clay at this time

Potters Jennifer and Kevin Boyle will be in the studio each week. The instructors will guide you over the hump, to get you to the next level in your pottery quest. Work independently if you chose, and instructors are available if you need guidance.

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Pottery Class, Adults
Jan
24
6:00 PM18:00

Pottery Class, Adults

January 24 to March 14, every Thursday

This is an 8 week class. We will limit the number of students to six (6.) Please do not wait til the last minute to register.

Cost $125

Material Fee: $25 per bag of clay. Please pay this cash fee to the instructor on Day 1 of class.

This class is designed for the beginner or intermediate student.

Professional Potters Jennifer and Kevin Boyle throw an 8 week fun and relaxing Hand & Wheel Pottery Class. Traditional hand and wheel class; this class teaches hand building and wheel throwing. Create beautiful pieces such as bowls, mugs, vases... or maybe you have a different idea, but it will fit your personality!

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FULL-Saturday Stained Glass Workshop
Jan
26
10:00 AM10:00

FULL-Saturday Stained Glass Workshop

closed to registration

Saturday, January 26, 2019

10:00 AM 4:00 PM, with a break

Saturday Stained Glass Workshop

Cost $75, $15 material fee

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 small stained glass piece for you 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!

Professional Stained Glass Artist, Jay Saseen

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Intro to Glass Fusing, Adults
Jan
29
6:00 PM18:00

Intro to Glass Fusing, Adults

Introduction to Glass Fusing, Adults

Meets Tuesdays from January 29 to March 5, Six week class

Cost $100. Material Fee is $100, paid directly to the instructor on day one

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.

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. 

 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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Wednesday Stained Glass, 5 week Class
Jan
30
6:00 PM18:00

Wednesday Stained Glass, 5 week Class

Wednesday Stained Glass, 5 week Class

Jan 30 to Feb 27, 6 to 8

Cost $120, includes fees

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. 

Instructor Jay Saseen

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

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Suncatchers, Fused Glass, Adults
Feb
2
1:00 PM13:00

Suncatchers, Fused Glass, Adults

Sat. February 2, 2019, approx 3 hours

$55 Members, $60 Non Members

$20 material fee is paid directly to the instructor upon arrival.


Create your own fused glass sun catcher, that fits your style and personality. Students will have a variety of glass to choose from. Designs and possibilities are endless. Sun catchers will be ready for pick up within 2 weeks.

Instructor Jennifer Boyle

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February After School Art, K to 5, 2018-2019
Feb
6
3:30 PM15:30

February After School Art, K to 5, 2018-2019

Full, Closed to Enrollment

Feb 6, 13, 20, 27

Policies for Weather http://www.randolpharts.org/policies

After School Art, Grades K to 5

Policies on Weather http://www.randolpharts.org/policies

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

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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Guided Studio Pottery, Adults
Feb
6
6:00 PM18:00

Guided Studio Pottery, Adults

Guided Studio Pottery, for Adults

One Month: $45. You can set up four session at this rate anytime between Jan 23 and March 13. Sign in sheets located in the classroom.

Prerequisite: You must have had a pottery class or workshop within the last year. This class is designed for any level after having learned basics of pottery, clay and the studio.

Materials: Bring your own clay. You can purchase clay from Standard Ceramic in Pittsburgh. The option to purchase recycled clay from The Arts Center is available, please inquire for details. Recycled clay is every bit as good as new clay. Cost for recycled is $20 per 25 lbs.

*We do not sell new blocks of clay at this time

Potters Jennifer and Kevin Boyle will be in the studio each week. The instructors will guide you over the hump, to get you to the next level in your pottery quest. Work independently if you chose, and instructors are available if you need guidance.

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FULL-Pottery Mug Workshop, Adults
Feb
23
10:00 AM10:00

FULL-Pottery Mug Workshop, Adults

Closed to registration

Details

Pottery Mug Workshop for Adults

Cost $40 Fee, includes your materials

Grab your bestie (or a few) and create mugs that fit your personality. The workshop will be approximately 2 hours long. Perfect for a Saturday morning after coffee. Materials are included in the cost of class. Items will be ready for pick up within a few weeks.

In The Class, the instructor will teach you how to make a ceramic mug from clay slab. After building the form, you will finish your work with carving and color slips decorating.

*** The work takes two firing processes by bisque firing and glaze firing, and it takes about two weeks or more to complete the firing process.

Additional cost for extra mugs!

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Wind Chimes, Fused Glass, Adults
Mar
2
1:00 PM13:00

Wind Chimes, Fused Glass, Adults

Sat. March 2, 2019, approx 3 hours

$55 Members, $60 Non Members

$40 material fee is paid directly to the instructor upon arrival.


Create your own fused glass wind chime, that fits your style and personality. Students will have a variety of glass to choose from. Designs and possibilities are endless. Chimes will be ready for pick up within 2 weeks.

Instructor Jennifer Boyle

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March After School Art, K to 5, 2018-2019
Mar
6
3:30 PM15:30

March After School Art, K to 5, 2018-2019

Full, Closed to Enrollment

March 6, 13, 20, 27

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

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

April After School Art, K to 5, 2018-2019

Full, Closed to Enrollment

April 3, 10, 17, 24

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

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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Windchime Pottery Workshop
Apr
6
10:00 AM10:00

Windchime Pottery Workshop

Cost $50 Members, $60 Non Members

Material Fee is $20

Wind chimes bring a certain energy and balance into your life! Lets make beautiful chimes in this workshop to bring that energy into your home. We will start from scratch to finish and we will even glaze in this class! Approximately 2 hours and ready for pickup in a few weeks.

Wind chimes have a long and varied history. Their development spans cultures, continents and uses. As one of the world's first musical instruments, wind chimes have long been known for their soothing, meditative and sometimes earthly sounds. As a result of their unique sound, wind chimes have served as a way of shaping the atmosphere of natural environments for millennia.

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May After School Art, K to 5, 2018-2019
May
1
3:30 PM15:30

May After School Art, K to 5, 2018-2019

Full, Closed to Enrollment

May 1, 8, 15, 22

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

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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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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(Closed) Shadow Box Workshop, Adults
Nov
9
6:00 PM18:00

(Closed) Shadow Box Workshop, Adults

Closed to Enrollment

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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(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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Creating Clay Santas, Adults
Nov
1
12:00 PM12:00

Creating Clay Santas, Adults

Mixed Media Class for Adults

Creating Clay Santas with Sarah Ferguson

Dates: (Thursdays) November 1, 8, 15, 29

12:00-2:00 pm

Cost: $50 Members, $56 Non Members

Material List: TBA. Option to bring your own material for santa clothing. There is some at The Arts Center. Option to bring flesh toned Sculpey 4-6 oz.

Create your own tabletop size Santa in this fun and festive class! Students will learn step by step how to build their Santa - beginning to end. Students will learn how to create armatures out of wire and foil; sculpt the hands and face out of clay; hand paint the eyes; and create a no-sew / limited sew outfit, and how to use Sculpey oven bake clay. Students will finish the workshop with a priceless gift or heirloom to treasure for many years to come. All levels are welcome.

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(FULL) Make a Splash with Stabilo Markers: Turning Markers to Paint
Nov
1
9:00 AM09:00

(FULL) Make a Splash with Stabilo Markers: Turning Markers to Paint

Closed to Enrollment, Please consider another class

Adult Painting Class

Make a Splash with Stabilo Markers: Turning Markers to Paint with Sarah Ferguson

(Thursdays) November 1,8, 15, 29

Time: 9:00-11:00

Cost $55 Members, $65 Non Members

Material Fee $15, paid to the instructor, please bring cash or check to her

If you like to draw and you love the fluidity and playfulness of watercolor, you've got to take this class and try out this amazing medium. This class will show you how to use Stabilo markers to create vibrant playful "watercolor" paintings. Students will be required to pay the instructor a $15.00 fee for supplies, but will get to keep a set of Stabilo pens after the completion of the class.

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

Food for Thought, and Art

Call to Register

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

(FULL) 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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(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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(CLOSED,) Goblins and Monsters, Pottery, Grades 2 to 5
Oct
15
4:00 PM16:00

(CLOSED,) Goblins and Monsters, Pottery, Grades 2 to 5

Closed to registration

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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(CLOSED) Mead Making for Beginners
Oct
13
12:00 PM12:00

(CLOSED) Mead Making for Beginners

Closed to Registration

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

(FULL) Stained Glass Intro

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

Painting the Colors of Fall with Sarah Ferguson

Registration for this class will close on Tuesday, October 8, by 4 pm.

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!

Supplies: Bring a watercolor pad with you. Recommended Canson brand, found at WalMart for $5

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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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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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(Closed) Harvest Watercolor Workshop
Sep
29
4:00 PM16:00

(Closed) Harvest Watercolor Workshop

closed to registration

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

Glass Cutting...the how to's (cancelled)

Cancelled

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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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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