Aug
25
10:00 AM10:00

Portrait Drawing Workship with Richard Scarpa

This Workshop will introduce the essentials of drawing a head, step by step how to construct the head using forms, structure, planes, proportions, placement and general form of the features, while attaining the likeness and the effect of light and shade on the head. General instruction and artist demonstration as well as individual instruction that will be tailored to one’s level whether one is a beginner or more advanced. Click HERE for more information. 

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Aug
29
5:30 PM17:30

Arts Alive Pre-Applicaiton Workshop

If you are an artist seeking funds to create a new work, an emerging arts group, a school, after-school program or community agency seeing support for art/cultural projects, ArtsWestchester's Art Alive grants can help. These grants are designed to expand arts opportunities through Westchester and Rockland counties.  It is encouraged that  you to attend one of the pre-application workshops to see if this funding opportunity is right for you. Click HERE for more information.

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Sep
7
4:30 PM16:30

Bah, Humbug! Scrooge's Christmas Carol - Grades 3 -5

Come to share the magic of this wonderful musical adaptation of everyone's favorite Christmas Classic! Bill Francoeur's original music beautifully accompanies this uplifting retelling. 'Bah, Humbug!' Ebenezer sings, dooming himself to visits from three Christmas spirits. With the first ghost, he sees his sister Fanny as they sing 'One Last Christmas.' Click HERE for more information. 

Held every Friday 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM from September 7th - December 7th 

 

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Sep
8
11:00 AM11:00

Get the Picture: Taking Quality Photos of Your Artwork

You want photos that highlight your works' qualities and shine a light on your accomplishments. Emerging artists don’t always have the funds for high tech equipment, software or a professional photographer. Photographer Eugene Lagana will introduce the class to photographing artwork in both 2 and 3 dimensions. Click HERE for the facebook event page. 

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Sep
8
4:30 PM16:30

Bah, Humbug! Scrooge's Christmas Carol - Grades 3 -5

Come share the magic of this wonderful musical adaptation of everyone's favorite Christmas Classic! Bill Francoeur's  original music beautifully accompanies this uplifting retelling. 'Bah, Humbug!' Ebenezer sings, dooming himself to visits from three Christmas spirits. With the first ghost, he sees his sister Fanny as they sing 'One Last Christmas.' Click HERE for more information. 

Held every Saturday 4:30PM to 6:30PM from September 8th to December 8th 

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Sep
10
1:00 PM13:00

Lampworked Glass Beads

Learn the Venetian art of glass bead making.  Make unique beads by melting glass rods with an oxygen/propane torch.  Learn to shape the glass, create rough “frit encrusted” beads that look ancient and incorporate silver foil or flower decorations to personalize beads.Click HERE for more information. 

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Sep
11
9:00 AM09:00

Advanced Claywork with Don Bradford

For serious wheel throwing and handbuilding students who wish to continue to improve their skills in a structured and supportive atmosphere.  Both group and individual instruction is emphasized. This course will include one alternative firing to be determined by the group. Click HERE for more information. 

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Sep
12
1:00 PM13:00

An Art Experience (Intermediate/Advanced) with Paula Madawick

An exciting new learning concept: experiencing art. This is a hands-on studio class for self-motivated people with inquiring minds; people who want to expand their visual creative base through inspiring exercises and class discussions. We are filled with abstract ideas based on impressions, perceptions, suggestions, observations, interpretations and speculations. Click HERE for more information. 

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Sep
12
4:30 PM16:30

Drawing from Life (Ages 12-16) with Sue Barrasi

Through a series of activities, students will explore line, various elements of shading, texture, contrast, perspective and more!  We will work mainly from observation but will also work from memory and imagination.  Come explore drawing in a fun and positive atmosphere. Click HERE for more information.

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Sep
12
6:00 PM18:00

The Lion, The Witch, And The Wardrobe: Grades 6-8

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When the Pevensie family are evacuated out to the country, they are unaware of the adventure they will encounter. During a game of hide and seek , the youngest daughter, Lucy discovers a wardrobe which transports her to the magical land of Narnia. Narnia is being ruled by the evil White Witch who has made it snow for 100 years and according to an old prophecy, Edmund, Lucy, Pater and Susan are the "chosen ones" who will defeat the Witch. Click HERE for more information. 

Held every Wednesday 6:00PM - 8:00PM from September 12th ro DEcember 14th 

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Sep
13
1:00 PM13:00

Watercolor for Beginners with Jayne Conte

Sometimes people can feel out of their depth when exploring new creative outlets. This introductory class breaks down the basic techniques of watercolors in a relaxing environment with plenty of hands-on instruction. Local artist, Jayne Conte, combines years of experience and a passion for art in her class, and helps even the most novice painter create true works of art. Click HERE for more information. 

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Sep
14
4:30 PM16:30

Anime/Manga: all levels (ages 10-13) with Kanitra Perreault

Students will learn to illustrate in this worldwide popular style of cartooning.  “Manga” means comics in Japanese and “Anime” is short for Japanese animation.  Returning students are welcome and each child will receive individualized instruction to develop their artistic skills.  Click HERE for more information. 

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Sep
17
9:30 AM09:30

Color Pencil Drawing (advanced beginner–advanced) with Janet Riolo

This class focuses on strengthening students' drawing skills and enhancing their artistic styles and creativity through color pencil. All art styles and skill levels are welcome. You will learn various color pencil application techniques emphasizing color value and temperature. Click HERE for more information. 

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Sep
17
9:30 AM09:30

Ceramics Studio: Handbuilding & Wheel Throwing (all levels) with Michael Porfido

This course will cover basic hand building and wheel throwing skills.  Let’s discover what method is most suited to create the work that best pleases your aesthetic sensibility.  Both wheel throwing and hand building demonstrations will be given. Click HERE for more information. 

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Sep
17
12:30 PM12:30

Painting & Drawing (intermediate) with Eleanor Miller

For the beginner or for those who want opportunities for growth, this course explores the fundamentals of drawing and painting.  A wide variety of subjects, textures and lighting effects will be used to enhance perceptions and skills.  Problems in color and composition will also be presented through set-ups with flowers and still lives. Click HERE for more information. 

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Sep
17
6:30 PM18:30

Advanced Painting Studio with Eleanor Miller

This studio course is for advanced students committed to developing a consistent body of work who will produce work independently. This workshop is for intermediate to advanced students who are seeking ways to improve their skills while creating well-realized paintings that continue to evolve. Click HERE for more information. 

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Sep
20
7:30 PM19:30

Creative Writing with Sally Lipton Derringe

In a 12-week class devoted to poetry, memoir and fiction, students will have the opportunity for in-depth class discussion of their writing, and will receive a written critique from the instructor on each piece read in class. Critiques will incorporate constructive criticism and suggestions for revision. Click HERE for more information. 

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Sep
25
10:00 AM10:00

Life Drawing: Open Sessions

Old friends and newcomers alike will enjoy the studio opportunity which enables artists to explore and develop their own individual style and work. All levels of ability are welcome. This is a non-instructed class with one long pose each week.  Click HERE for more information. 

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Sep
25
4:30 PM16:30

Portfolio Development for High School Artists

Create or expand your art portfolio and express your creative ideas! Experiment with a variety of media, develop your own style and create new works to make your portfolio more competitive! Whether you are expanding your portfolio or exploring new techniques of drawing and painting, join us for this fun class! Click HERE for more information. 

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Sep
25
6:30 PM18:30

The Expressive Image (Beginner/Intermediate) with Margery Theroux

Explore the process of creating expressionistic still life and landscape paintings!  This class is suitable for all levels.  Students may choose to paint with oil or acrylic on canvas as well as oil stick, oil pastel and other media for variety of line and texture.  A materials list will be sent upon registration. Click HERE for more information. 

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Oct
1
4:30 PM16:30

On-Camera Technique For Film & Television: Grades 3-5

This course will cover both auditioning and performance for today’s acting industry, incorporating modern acting styles and today’s acting techniques. Students will study current scripts from the latest commercials, television shows, and feature films. They will learn to make the most creative choices when auditioning and performing for the camera. Click HERE for more information. 

Held every Monday 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM from October 1st to March 18th 

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Oct
1
4:30 PM16:30

On-Camera Technique For Film And Television: Grades 9-12

This course will cover both auditioning and performance for today’s acting industry, incorporating modern acting styles and today’s acting techniques. Students will study current scripts from the latest commercials, television shows, and feature films. They will learn to make the most creative choices when auditioning and performing for the camera. Click HERE for more information. 

Every Monday from 4:30-6:30 October 1 – March 18

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Oct
1
6:30 PM18:30

Find Your Singing Voice: Grades 3-5

This class focuses on healthy singing. Each session will begin with vocal warm ups, which are used to improve vocal technique, you will learn: posture, breathing, phonation, articulation, coordination, range and will progress to individual repertoire for each student with time spent working one-on-one with the instructor. Students will also learn to read music and build sight-singing skills which is great for the student interested in participating in NYSSMA! Click HERE for more information. 

Held every Monday 6:30 PM to 8:00 from October 1st to March 18th 

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Oct
1
6:30 PM18:30

Find Your Singing Voice: Grades 6-8

This class focuses on healthy singing. Each session will begin with vocal warm ups, which are used to improve vocal technique, you will learn: posture, breathing, phonation, articulation, coordination, range and will progress to individual repertoire for each student with time spent working one-on-one with the instructor. Students will also learn to read music and build sight-singing skills which is great for the student interested in participating in NYSSMA! Click HERE for more information. 

Held Mondays 6:30-8:00pm from October 1  – March  18

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Oct
2
4:30 PM16:30

On-Camera Technique For Film & Television: Grades 6-8

This course will cover both auditioning and performance for today’s acting industry, incorporating modern acting styles and today’s acting techniques. Students will study current scripts from the latest commercials, television shows, and feature films. They will learn to make the most creative choices when auditioning and performing for the camera. Click HERE for information. 

Every Monday 4:30-6:30 from October 2 – March 12

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Oct
4
5:00 PM17:00

Tap/Jazz/Ballet – Beginner: Grades 3-5

This class is for the young person who wants to become familiar with the fundamentals of jazz/ballet and tap without being involved in a recital. In this class you will learn steps, terms, rhythms and then applying all to techniques. You will also learn how all three disciplines inter-connect to each other and theatre dance. Click HERE for more information. 

Held every Thursday from 5:00PM to 6:00 PM from October 4th to Marhc 14th 

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Oct
4
5:00 PM17:00

Tap/Jazz/Ballet - Beginner: Grades 6-8

This class is for the young person who wants to become familiar with the fundamentals of jazz/ballet and tap without being involved in a recital. In this class, you will learn the steps, terms, rhythms and then apply all to techniques. You will also learn how all three disciplines inter-connect to each other and theatre dance. You must wear fitted dancewear for this class. Click HERE for more information. 

Every Thursday from 5:00 pm-6:00 pm from October 4 – March 14

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Oct
4
6:00 PM18:00

Tap/Jazz/Ballet – Intermediate: Grades 9-12

This class is for the young person who has become familiar with the fundamentals of jazz/ballet and tap. In this class, you will continue to learn more complicated steps, terms, rhythms and then applying all to techniques. You will also learn how all three disciplines inter-connect to each other and theatre dance. Click HERE for more information. 

Every Thursday  6:00 pm-7:30 pm from October 4 – March 14

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Oct
4
6:00 PM18:00

Tap/Jazz/Ballet – Intermediate: Grades 3-5

This class is for the young person who has become familiar with the fundamentals of jazz/ballet and tap. In this class you will continue to learn more complicated steps, terms, rhythms and then applying all to techniques. You will also learn how all three disciplines inter-connect to each other and theatre dance. Click HERE for more information. 

Held every Thursday 6:00 PM to 7:00PM from October 4th to March 14th 

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Oct
4
6:00 PM18:00

Tap/Jazz/Ballet – Intermediate: Grades 6-8

This class is for the young person who has become familiar with the fundamentals of jazz/ballet and tap. In this class you will continue to learn more complicated steps, terms, rhythms and then applying all to techniques. You will also learn how all three disciplines inter-connect to each other and theatre dance. Click HERE for more information. 

Every Thursday 6:00 pm-7:30 pm from October 4 – March 14

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Oct
5
6:00 PM18:00

High School Creative Dramatics: Grades 9-12

Come join in the fun! Back by popular demand, Ayn is reviving her original acting class! The classes will include fun improvisation, skits using props and costumes, theater games, classes in technical theater, theatrical make-up and basic scenes. This class is not a continuing class. Each week will be something different so an occasional absence would be okay. Click HERE for more information. 

Ever Thursday from 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm October 5 - March 15 

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Nov
1
6:30 PM18:30

Mary Shelley's Mixed-Media Art Doll Sculptures with Marisol Diaz

Learn a neo-generalist, Frankenstonian art application process of using and altering found-objects, employing sculptural techniques including small mold-making, casting and mixed-media to create one-of-a-kind effigy forms. These art-dolls will be sculptural in nature and can be interactive, with movable parts and/or have functions such as lockets and container bodies. This explorative sculpture course will result in a one-of-a-kind art doll you can, not only display, but potentially use! Click HERE for more information. 

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Nov
4
9:00 AM09:00

Raku Workshop with John Badik

This one-day workshop explores the process of Raku, an ancient Japanese art of firing ceramic ware.  Various reduction materials such as sawdust, paper, and hay will be used to produce unique iridescent effects on quickly heated pottery.  Bring 6-7 pieces of bisque-pottery created with Raku clay. Click HERE for more information. 

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Nov
6
10:00 AM10:00

Life Drawing: Open Sessions

Old friends and newcomers alike will enjoy the studio opportunity which enables artists to explore and develop their own individual style and work. All levels of ability are welcome. This is a non-instructed class with one long pose each week.  Click HERE for more information. 

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Aug
18
10:00 AM10:00

Pendant & Jewelry Making Workshop with Colleen Vanderhoef

Join Art Teacher Colleen Vanderhoef in creating your own pendant necklaces made from clay and decorated with beads (beads available for purchase from Nebula Glass). Students will learn how to design, handle clay, cut & press with tools supplied, and finish their pendants for later date pick up. Most supplies included. Students will create two with two pre-made pendants, selecting colorful commercial beads, and cording to take home, as well as two Handmade clay pendants to be fired, clear glazed, and strung ready for pick up at a later date.  4 necklaces total. Click HERE for more information. 

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Aug
13
12:00 PM12:00

Heather Cornell's Tap Labs:  Living Tap History Live music in all classes.

Heather Cornell's Tap Labs presents Living Tap History. Heather has helped to define tap history in NYC and abroad, originally with her company, Manhattan Tap, in the 1980's & 1990's. Come and deepen your understanding of this oral tradition with someone who is a direct link to the dancers and the work that defines it. Click HERE to register. 

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Aug
6
7:30 PM19:30

BridgeMusik Inaugural Summer Festival 2018 Concert

Tanya and Krystof Witek founded BridgeMusik to create bridges between aspiring young musicians, professional artists and the community. The Witeks were inspired to initiate a new local arts collaboration after watching their own children, Annamaria and Lukas, thrive in the award-winning public school music program of the South Orangetown Central School District. BridgeMusik hopes to enrich the outstanding work of the teachers and students already happening in local schools and conservatories. Click HERE for more information. 

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Aug
6
12:00 PM12:00

Heather Cornell's Tap Labs: Teacher's Week/Back to Africa with Andy Algire

Heather Cornell's Tap Labs presents Teacher's Week/Back to Africa with Andy Algire. Andy is one of the main composers in "Making Music Dance" and has been teaching with Heather for 20 years. The focus will be on how to teach tap as a musical instrument, to nurture improvisation as a common practice and to ignite rather than extinguish the artistic voice in each student. Click HERE to register

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Aug
4
11:00 AM11:00

Our Tidal River

River Life with Beach Art! This program will be a mix between a time to relax on the beach, picnic, and enjoy the view, and a time to experience the river through science and art activities.

Participants will be guided in catching fish and aquatic life with a seine net and waders. They will have a chance to observe and become more familiar with the fish and critters of the bay before releasing them back into the river. At the art station, there will be a fish tank for folks to have the opportunity to spend more time with the fish, and paint or draw a work of art with both natural pigments and fine art materials with aquatic life as inspiration!

All ages welcome. This program is free. Bring a picnic lunch. All art materials and tools are provided.

To Register: contact Helene at hbon@mypalisades.org or 845-630-8174. Register early as the program fills up quickly!

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Aug
4
10:00 AM10:00

Printmaking with Natural Dyes with Jamie Kimak

In this class, students will forgo ink printmaking in exchange for natural dyes. Dye printing pastes instead of inks allows for vibrant and transparent colors. Students will learn about different dyes available for fabric, different thickeners, how to prepare the dye print paste, how to print with it on fabric and the different ways to set it. Click HERE for more information. 

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Aug
2
10:30 AM10:30

Arts Alive Pre-Application Workshop

If you are an artist seeking funds to create a new work, an emerging arts group, a school, after-school program or community agency seeing support for art/cultural projects, ArtsWestchester's Art Alive grants can help. These grants are designed to expand arts opportunities through Westchester and Rockland counties.  It is encouraged that  you to attend one of the pre-application workshops to see if this funding opportunity is right for you. Click HERE for more information.

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Jul
30
5:30 PM17:30

Oil Painting for Young Adults (ages 10 and up)

This class will teach principles of traditional oil painting while giving each student individual instruction so they can achieve confidence as they learn and explore the world of classical painting. Emphasis will be on painting directly from life as students will learn to "see" the beauty of the prismatic flow of light. Click HERE for more information. 

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Jul
30
5:30 PM17:30

Lampworked Glass Beads

Learn the Venetian art of glass bead making.  Make unique beads by melting glass rods with an oxygen/propane torch.  Learn to shape the glass, create rough “frit encrusted” beads that look ancient and incorporate silver foil or flower decorations to personalize beads. Click HERE for more information, 

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Jul
30
12:00 PM12:00

Heather Cornell's Tap Labs: Afro-Peruvian Fusion with Antonio Vilchez

Heather Cornell's Tap Labs presents Afro-Peruvian Fusion with Antonio Vilchez. July 30th rto August 3rd.  Antonio is one of the most respected musician/dancers in Peru today and the guest artist in the new show of Heather’s group. Making Music Dance.  We’ll be working to understand the very beautiful Afro-Peruvian rhythms, but playing them in our feet with tap and zapateo as well as on the traditional instruments from Peru. Click HERE to register. 

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Jul
28
10:00 AM10:00

Brush Lettering with Kristen Herman

This all-levels workshop will cover the basics of brush lettering and provide students with the tools needed to practice the craft further on their own. Instruction will include mastering the basic strokes used in brush lettering and building letters, words and phrases from those basic strokes. Students will gain an understanding of the tools and techniques needed to create beautiful hand lettered art. Click HERE for more information. 

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Jul
26
7:00 PM19:00

Paper Cut Flower Workshop with Jane Coco Cowles

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Learn to make beautiful handcrafted Paper Flowers with Artist, Jane Cowles. Admission: $25 per person, includes workshop & complimentary refreshments! Sign up by purchasing your ticket ahead of time on our ONLINE STORE or emailing lipstickandmagictricks@gmail.com with your name & number of people attending.

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Jul
24
5:30 PM17:30

Arts Alive Pre-Application Workshop

If you are an artist seeking funds to create a new work, an emerging arts group, a school, after-school program or community agency seeing support for art/cultural projects, ArtsWestchester's Art Alive grants can help. These grants are designed to expand arts opportunities through Westchester and Rockland counties.  It is encouraged that  you to attend one of the pre-application workshops to see if this funding opportunity is right for you. Click HERE for more information. 

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Jul
23
9:30 AM09:30

You're A Good Man Charlie Brown: Summer Theatre Program

Charles Schulz's beloved comic comes to life in Clark Gesner's classic musical, You're A Good Man Charlie Brown. The whole gang is here: bossy Lucy is hopelessly in love with piano prodigy Schroeder who doesn't give her the time of day, perfectionist Sally is still mocking blanket-toting Linus, Snoopy is in the doghouse, and "blockhead," himself, Charlie Brown, is in rare form. Brief vignettes span the months from Valentine'd Day to Beethoven Day, from wild optimism to utter despair. Click HERE for more information. 

 Monday - Friday from 9:30am - 4:00pm from July 23 to August 3rd

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Jul
22
10:00 AM10:00

Celebrate Edward Hopper's Birthday with a Workshop in the Garden

Come celebrate Edward Hopper's Birthday on July 22 at a special workshop at Edward Hopper House. Anne Kullaf will do a plein air oils demonstration in the morning in the garden followed by a workshop where participants will be able to paint in the garden. The workshop runs from 10 am to 4 pm and participation is limited to 12 artists, register today so you don't miss out. Click HERE to register for this workshop.

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Jul
21
11:00 AM11:00

Ink Painting with Marsh Grasses

This family-friendly program is a wonderful chance to learn art and ecology with Straw town Studio's artists and naturalists! In this program, participants will learn about the Hudson River’s marshes, and in particular two species of plants, Cattail and Phragmites. These plants can be found at the base of Tallman Mountain State Park, where we will meet for the class. 

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Jul
14
11:00 AM11:00

Arts and Activism: A Discussion

Freia Titland (OITNB, The Perfect Murder) is a New York-based Actress, Model, and Arts Educator. She received her MA in Theatre from Regent University and her BFA in Acting and Religious Studies from Pace University. She is a proud member of Actor's Equity Association and SAG-AFTRA. Freia teaches theatre at SUNY Rockland. She is dedicated to using her art as activism and spreading awareness of social issues. Donations encouraged; RSVP requested to kate@artscouncilofrockland.org Click HERE for the facebook event page

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Jul
2
to Aug 9

Summer Discovery Days

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Strawtown Studio hosts a nature, art and science program that is truly engaging all day long! Children explore streams, build dwellings, pick berries, play games and make art with natural materials in a small group setting. They have time to observe different plants and animals and get to know them. We guide children through artful questioning of the world, where we often make first-time discoveries. Classes run week by week Monday - Thursday. Click HERE for more information. 

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Jun
30
1:00 PM13:00

Hop Into Art: Stages of Life

Weekends at the Edward Hopper House offer ongoing family art workshops related to the artwork on display in the main gallery. In spirit of exhibiting artist Claudia Alvarez, families in this workshop will use clay to create self portraits of themselves in childhood or adulthood. Click HERE for more information.  

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Jun
29
12:00 PM12:00

Printmaking with Natural Dyes with Jamie Kimak

In this class, students will forgo ink printmaking in exchange for natural dyes. Dye printing pastes instead of inks allows for vibrant and transparent colors. Students will learn about different dyes available for fabric, different thickeners, how to prepare the dye print paste, how to print with it on fabric and the different ways to set it. Click HERE for more information. 

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Jun
28
7:30 PM19:30

Creative Writing with Sally Lipton Derringer

In this class devoted to writing poetry and fiction, students will have the opportunity to experiment with new subject matter, styles and forms of writing, and receive a written constructive critique from the instructor on each piece read in class. 6 sessions starting June 28th. Click HERE for more information. 

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