Gallery hours on Saturday are changing to 11 am to 3 pm effective this weekend. Hours on Tuesday through Friday remain 10 am until 5 pm. Saturday classes or workshop hours in the Art Center Studio are unchanged.
The Art Center is back open after our annual inventory process. Stop by and check out the gallery reset. Classes resume this week (January 12th), including workshops scheduled every Saturday through February. Workshops on Digital Scrapbooking, Acrylic Painting, Valentine’s Day Origami and Polymer Clay Sculpture are on the schedule. Visit the main Classes page for more information and to view / download a class flyer with full class schedule, descriptions and prices.
The Art Center will be closed for the holidays starting December 24 through January 4, 2015. The annual gallery inventory process will be the week of January 5, 2015. The gallery reopens for business on January 13, 2015.
Classes resume with the Technology in Art workshop on Saturday, January 10 at 10 am to Noon. Jason Stier will explore how technology has become a powerful and versatile tool for creating art: photography, video editing, music making, 3D design and more! Bring your own laptop, tablet or smartphone and join in the digital art revolution. Cost is on $20. Please register ahead to reserve a seat. Adults and youth are welcome.
The full class session will start the week of January 12. The class flyer with class descriptions, schedules and cost can be opened at this link, or pick one up at the mall entrance to the Art Center.
There are two separate acrylic painting workshops scheduled at the Art Center for two Saturdays in December! On December 13 from 10 am to Noon, a Holiday Acrylic Painting Workshop is scheduled. Marilyn Biernot-Hess will lead the group in creating holiday themed paintings on two small canvas. On the next Saturday, December 20 from 10 am to Noon will be a Acrylic Winter Scene Workshop. Marilyn will again be the instructor. You will work on a 12″x16″ canvas to create a winter scene.
Both workshops are open to ages 11 to adult. The cost is only $20 for 12/13 and $30 for the 12/20 workshop. Hope to see you there!
Images in this post from used with permission from Marilyn Biernot-Hess. They are samples of the type of paintings you could create in the workshops!
The annual Yuletyme Fair kicks off with the Preview Reception on Tuesday, November 18 from 6 to 8 pm at the Art Center. This a one-of-a-kind shopping experience transforms the gallery from a fine art exhibition space to a fun, energetic gift market featuring artwork and hand-made items by local artists offering a wide range of mediums. Click here for Yuletyme Fair hours and also if you would like to participate.
The St. Clair Rotary Club is sponsoring the 2015 Bootlegger Balladeer and Poet Laureate songwriting and poetry contest. The competition is to determine who can write the best song or poem for the “2015 Legend“. Poets will be competing for the title, St. Clair’s 2015 Poet Laureate and song writers will compete for the title, St. Clair’s 2015 Bootlegger Balladeer.