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Classes

Painting for Young Artists

Youth

Young artists will build on the basics of color mixing, paint application and composition with acrylic paint on canvas. Participants will enjoy a relaxed and creative atmosphere while exploring the styles of famous artists. Come dressed for a mess. All materials are provided.

Scholarships available: https://www.lubeznikcenter.org...

Time: 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM (Central)
Teacher: Dori Huber

Wine and Canvas Night

21+

Wine and Canvas Night

Friday, February 18

Ages 21+

$40 / $36 LCA Members

Kick off the weekend with a night of art, wine and light refreshments in a fun and relaxed environment. Participants will enjoy painting a contemporary landscape with step-by-step directions provided by our art instructor. Experiment with new techniques, customize art to your style and enjoy the company of peers in a social setting. Class size limited to 10 participants.

Time: 5-7:30PM

Mixed Media for Middle and High School

Ages 10-16

Mixed Media for Middle and High School

Wednesdays, 5:00–6:00 PM

February 23–March 30, 6 sessions

Ages 10–16

Instructor Emily Casella

$95 / $85 LCA Members, +$10 supply fee

Using textures and color, investigate the possibilities of futuristic architecture and design. Learn about and draw different types of dune plants at a magnified size and create a unique cityscape inside the plants’ silhouettes through exploration of nature and architectural perspectives.

Time: 5-6PM (Central)
Teacher: Emily Casella

Abstract Painting I & II

Ages 16+

Abstract Painting I & II

Mondays, 4:00–7:00 PM

February 28–April 4, 6 sessions

Ages 16+

Instructor Jay Zerbe

$100 / $90 LCA Members

Learn new and expand upon a range of concepts, strategies and processes that are part of creating abstract artwork. Techniques used in mixed media and acrylic painting will be presented, as well as historical information, examples of contemporary abstract artwork and color theory. Materials list is provided upon registration.

Time: 4-7 PM (Central)
Teacher: Jay Zerbe

Beginning Mixed Media

Adults

Beginning Mixed Media

Tuesdays, 4:00–6:00 PM

March 1–April 5, 6 sessions

Ages 18+

Instructor Michelle Wiser

$125 / $112 LCA Members, +$10 supply fee

Explore and discover various media that can combine to successfully create fresh outcomes. Use watercolor, collage, ink and more to learn various techniques using a variety of materials for more creative possibilities. Materials list is provided upon registration.

Time: 4-6 PM (Central)
Teacher: Michelle Wiser

Advanced Mixed Media

Adults

Advanced Mixed Media

Thursdays, 4:00–6:00 PM

March 3–April 7, 6 sessions

Ages 18+

Instructor Michelle Wiser

$125 / $112 LCA Members, +$10 supply fee

Build on previous experience learning more watercolor, acrylic paint and ink techniques applied to new substrates. Experiment with photo transfers, collage materials, stamp making and creating printing places. Materials list is provided upon registration.

Time: 4-6 PM (Central)
Teacher: Michelle Wiser

Drawing for Young Artists

Ages 7-12

Drawing for Young Artists

Saturdays, 9:30–11:00 AM

March 5–April 9, 6 sessions

Ages 7–12

Instructor Dori Huber

$95 / $85 LCA Members, +$10 supply fee

Explore introductory drawing techniques and materials, such as graphite and colored pencil, in a relaxed environment. Work from direct observation and the imagination. Build drawing skills while learning the basics of color theory.

Time: 9:30-11AM
Teacher: Dori Huber

*Class Full* Sandcastle Writers (Monday Session)

21+

Sandcastle Writers

Mondays, 2:00–4:30 PM

March 14–May 2, 8 sessions

Ages 21+

Instructor Jo Pilecki

$120 / $108 LCA Members, +$10 supply fee

Beginning and experienced writers of fiction, creative non-fiction and poetry, using the Amherst Writers and Artists (AWA) method, focus on in-class writing, optional sharing and positive feedback in a supportive environment. Optional writing prompts are designed to help writers with craft and creativity. Instructor is an AWA certified affiliate. Bring paper and pen.

Time: 2-4:30 PM (Central)
Teacher: Jo Pilecki

*Class Full* Sandcastle Writers (Wednesday Session)

21+

Sandcastle Writers

Wednesdays, 5:00–7:30 PM

March 16–May 4, 8 sessions

Ages 21+

Instructor Jo Pilecki

$120 / $108 LCA Members, +$10 supply fee

Beginning and experienced writers of fiction, creative non-fiction and poetry, using the Amherst Writers and Artists (AWA) method, focus on in-class writing, optional sharing and positive feedback in a supportive environment. Optional writing prompts are designed to help writers with craft and creativity. Instructor is an AWA certified affiliate. Bring paper and pen.

Time: 5-7:30 PM (Central)
Teacher: Jo Pilecki

Wine and Canvas Night

21+

Wine and Canvas Night

Friday, March 18

Ages 21+

$40 / $36 LCA Members

Kick off the weekend with a night of art, wine and light refreshments in a fun and relaxed environment. Participants will enjoy painting a contemporary landscape with step-by-step directions provided by our art instructor. Experiment with new techniques, customize art to your style and enjoy the company of peers in a social setting. Class size limited to 10 participants.

Felted Flowers Workshop

Ages 16+

Felted Flowers

Saturday, April 9, 10:00AM–3:00PM

Ages 16+

Limit 8 students

Instructor Susan Atwell

$65 / $59 LCA Members, +$10 supply fee

Learn the basics of Nuno Felting (wet felting) using hand dyed wool roving and yarn. Make three (3) different styles and sizes of double layered fantasy flowers. Flowers may be stacked and layered for maximum dimensional impact. Stitching and embellishment details may be added to each flower with hand dyed threads. All materials provided. Students are advised to bring in hand towels to dry off during artmaking.

Time: 10AM-3PM (Central)
Teacher: Susan Atwell

Fused Glass Workshop

Ages 15+

Fused Glass

Saturday, April 23, 12:00–3:00 PM

Ages 15 +

Limit 8 students

Instructor Twyla Butler

$85 / $77 LCA Members, +$10 supply fee

In this introductory class, learn the fundamentals of glass fusing while creating a fused glass tile and jewelry. Layout, glass cutting, fusing and kiln work will be covered. No previous experience necessary.

Time: 12-3 PM (Central)
Teacher: Twyla Butler

Painting for Young Artists

Saturdays, February 5, 12, 19, and 26

9:30 AM – 11:00 AM (Central)

Ages 7+

Instructor Dori Huber

$74 / $66 members +$5 supply fee

Young artists will build on the basics of color mixing, paint application and composition with acrylic paint on canvas. Participants will enjoy a relaxed and creative atmosphere while exploring the styles of famous artists. Come dressed for a mess. All materials are provided.

Scholarships available: https://www.lubeznikcenter.org...

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Outreach Programs

We offer an extensive array of opportunities for our community to become involved in the arts. View our full list of Outreach Programs through the link below.

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Scholarships

Our scholarship program makes artistic learning opportunities possible for all ages. Scholarships are available for our classes, workshops and camp programs. A simple application is all that is needed.

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Student Learning Tours

We provide access to exceptional exhibitions and programs that explore and inspire contemporary thought. Our tours bring a diverse group of nearly 2,000 students annually to LCA for educational tours and onsite artmaking. Bring your students to Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) for an inspirational tour of our exhibits featuring internationally known and emerging artists creating unique and exciting work.

During this untraditional school year when we cannot welcome students into our galleries, we have developed a free virtual program to bring the art to your students! Educators can choose from a series of video field trips tailored to use in-person or virtually. View the trailer below for more information, and contact education@lubeznikcenter.org to access the program.

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