Unleash your creativity with a variety of in-person adult workshops at the Arts Center!
All participants will be provided with materials unless otherwise noted.
Looking for kids activities? Check out the Summer Kids' Arts Camp!
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Paint n' Sip with Jessie Furnia
July 5, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Local artist Jessie Furnia will host a paint 'n sip at the Arts Center! All necessary materials are included in the registration fee. Non-alcoholic drinks and snacks will be provided, but feel free to bring your own alcoholic beverages!
Georgia O'Keeffe Flowers (Watercolor) with Lauren Walker
July 12, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Using a variety of techniques to create a beautiful floral painting in the style of American artist Georgia OʼKeeffe. After studying the artist Georgia OʼKeeffe and the style of her artworks, participants will draw large abstract or realistic flowers that fill a page and use wet on wet with dry watercolor techniques to paint their beautiful floral delight!
Plant Printing on Textiles with Hallie Bond
July 19, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Print directly on fabric with paint and leaves for wall hangings, quilt squares, pillows, placemats—you name it! All materials provided, but bring your own leaves if preferred. (Bring them fresh + between two pieces of paper.)
Alcohol-Ink Pendants with Susan Rollings
July 26, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Participants will learn the basics of painting with highly pigmented alcohol inks on both Japanese Yupo paper and aluminum foil. Each participant will make 2 one-of-a-kind pendants with a glass cabochon overlay.
Story Boxes with Lauren Walker
August 9, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Using Collage and Assemblage techniques to create beautiful treasure boxes. Whatʼs your story? Using found objects, collage and assemblage, participant will create a treasure box that tells a story with images, colors and textures. Participants are asked to bring along any empty box they might like to use and any “treasures” they may want to include, such as found items like shells and feathers, mini photographs, souvenirs like ticket stubs or keychains and trinkets like pins or fun toys. Found items and boxes will be available for use, as well!
Repoussé Metal Insects/Animals with Lauren Walker
August 16, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Using metal with repoussé techniques to create a beautiful framed image of a chosen ADK animal or insect. During this class, participants will focus on Adirondack animals and insects as the design for a repoussé metal piece. They will use a realistic image and their own designs to trace to the metal to create their pieces. Participants will then frame the work, ready to hang at home!
Wet-Felted Cobweb Scarves with Susan Rollings
August 23, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Using the wet felting method to create fabric from fibers, participants will use wool and silk roving to create a one-of-a-kind airy and soft scarf.
Paint n' Sip with Jessie Furnia
August 30, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Local artist Jessie Furnia will host a paint 'n sip at the Arts Center! All necessary materials are included in the registration fee. Snacks and both non-alcoholic and alcoholic drinks will be available!
Straw Bale Gardening
Make Your Own Yogurt!