Workshops

Art + Wine

Ages: 21 and up
Instructors: Jamie Schorsch, Dan Couch, Alex Couch
$35/members, $45/non-members per workshop

Create unique art while you enjoy wine and snacks! The Art + Wine monthly workshop nurtures the creative spirits of many emerging adult artists in our community. We strive to create a comfortable environment at an affordable cost for beginning artists. Blend hands-on painting with art history, technique lessons, and knowledgeable instructors for a wonderful social and educational experience. Bring a date or a group of friends and family for a fun and relaxed evening! Two glasses of wine and light snacks included in cost of the class.

Season Art + Wine Sponsor – Craig & Susan Wilks

Sandro Botticelli

3/21/2017 | 6:30p.m.—8:30 p.m.

Welcome in spring with selections from the whimsical works of Botticelli.

Bob Ross

4/18/2017 | 6:30p.m.—8:30 p.m.

Learn to paint happy little landscapes “like a Ross”.

Andy’s Flowers

5/16/2017 | 6:30 p.m.—8:30 p.m.

Put a POP of color into your spring with Andy Warhol’s flowers.

Southwestern Landscape

6/20/2017 | 6:30p.m.—8:30 p.m.

Travel with Georgia O’Keeffe through abstracted terrains of the Southwest.

Norman Rockwell

7/18/2017 | 6:30p.m.—8:30 p.m.

Experience American Culture and celebrate freedom through Rockwell’s eyes.

The Blue Rider

8/22/2017 | 6:30 p.m.—8:30 p.m.

Explore ‘The Blue Rider’ school with the colorful animals and landscape of Franz Marc.

Rough Draughts

Ages: 21 and up
Instructor: Billy Simms
$35/members, $45/non-members

This isn’t your typical drawing class! Bring your friends and get ready for some fun. This guided experience allows both advanced and beginning artists alike a chance to improve creative thinking skills in a fun and laid-back environment. Sip a local craft beer from Municipal Brew Works and play drawing-based games to get the creative juices flowing! Two glasses of beer and light snacks included in cost of the class.

Tuesday | 6/06/2017 | 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Tuesday | 8/08/2017 | 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Paint Chip Mosaics

AGES 13 – Adult
Instructor: Lori Kay Farr
$35/members, $45/non-members per workshop

In this workshop you will learn the skills and techniques to create beautifully detailed mosaics using the sample cards you get from the paint department of your local hardware store! You will learn the basics of art and design as applied to making paint chip mosaics. Learn to prepare a substrate, scale an image and transfer a design to your substrate. Discover how to spray seal your mosaic and use grout-line techniques.

Tuesday | 6/13/2017 | 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday | 8/01/2017 | 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Wearable Mosaics

Ages: 13 – Adults
Instructor: Lori Farr
$35/members, $45/non-members

Learn how to create a mini-mosaic masterpiece that can be turned into a pendent or key chain. This class will cover how to cut stained glass and tiles to shape into a unique one-of-a-kind mini-mosaic. While all supplies are included, students may bring their own tiny beads or tiles to incorporate into their designs.

Tuesday | 4/4/2017 | 6:00 p.m.—8:00 p.m.

Tuesday | 5/30/2017 | 6:00 p.m.—8:00 p.m.

Tuesday | 7/11/2017 | 6:00 p.m.—8:00 p.m.

Yoga in the Gallery

Ages: 15 – Adult
Instructor: Cathy Mayhugh
$26/members, $36/non-members

Experience yoga and art in the engaging setting of the Fitton Center’s 2nd floor galleries. Begin with a gentle flowing 60-minute yoga practice suitable for all levels. Calm the mind while learning to safely release body tension and improve balance, strength and flexibility. Then move into a guided gallery tour and discussion giving deeper insight into the art on view.

Saturday | 5/13/2017 | 10:30 a.m.—12:00 p.m.

Saturday | 8/12/2017 | 10:30 a.m.—12:00 p.m.