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Summer Art Ventures

Summer Art Ventures

A yearly summer art program open to children and adults.  The classes include glass-etching, jewelry, sculpture, batik, tie-dye, watercolor and acrylic painting and more.  Fees vary according to classes.  Registration forms are available in May.

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1. Toddler Art - This Is The House That Jack Built

Read the story and create a related project. Parent participation required.

Date: June 1

Instructor: Margi Lee

Time: 9:30 - 10:30 am

 Age: 2-3

Fee: Nonmembers: $22 Members: $18

5. Rainforest Mania

Discover tropical creatures and the forest with various mediums.

Date: June 12

Instructor: Tawnya Iglehart

Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm

 Age: 6+

Fee: Nonmembers: $32 Members: $26

9. Jungle Wonder

Paint the wilds of the jungle on a 12" x 16" stretched canvas.

Date: June 15

 Instructor: Janie Myers

Time: 2:30 - 4:00 pm

 Age: 8+

Fee: Nonmembers: $26 Members: $22

13. Toddler Art - The Strange Blue Creature

Read the story and create a related project. Parent participation required.

Date: July 6

Instructor: Margi Lee

Time: 9:30 - 10:30 am

 Age: 2-3

Fee: Nonmembers: $22 Members: $18

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17. Crazy Crushed Creations

Recycle and create a fun work of art! Turn crushed soda cans into your own crazy creature using acrylic paints and mixed media.

Date: July 13

Instructor: Erin Byre

Time: 1:00 - 2:30 pm

 Age: 7+

Fee: Nonmembers: $26 Members: $22

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21. Paint and Glow

Paint using fluorescent paint on black stretched canvas.

Date: July 27

Instructor: Janie Myers

Time: 2:30 - 4:00 pm

 Age: 8+

Fee: Nonmembers: $26 Members: $22

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25. Under the Sea

Use model magic and other mixed media to create a sea fantasy.

Date: August 2

 Instructor: Margi Lee

Time: 1:00 - 2:30 pm

 Age: 6+

Fee: Nonmembers: $26 Members: $22

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2. Dino Art

This is a two day class.  Go back to the Jurassic Era with Paper Mache, paint, and more.

Date: June 6 & 7

 Instructor: Tawnya Iglehart

Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm

 Age: 7+

Fee: Nonmembers: $44 Members: $38

6. The Magic City

This is a two day class.  Build a cardboard city with your favorite landmarks.

Date: June 12 & 13

 Instructor: Tawnya Iglehart

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

 Age: 8+

Fee: Nonmembers: $44 Members: $38

10. Pop the Arts!

Explore the Artists and the world of Pop Art. Andy Warhol, Keith Haring and Marisol Escobar.

Date: June 20

Instructor: Wendy Kimble

Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm

 Age: 6+

Fee: Nonmembers: $32 Members: $26

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14. Art on Glass

Create a masterpiece by painting on glass.

Date: July 10

 Instructor: Tawnya Iglehart

Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm

 Age: 8+

Fee: Nonmembers: $32 Members: $26

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18. Art for Young Children - Impressionistic Finger Painters

Get messy and paint with your fingers in the style of Impressionist master artists.

Date: July 18

 Instructor: Erin Byre

Time: 10:00 - 11:00 am

Age: 4-5

Fee: Nonmembers: $22 Members: $18

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22. Art for Young Children - The Hungry Caterpillar and more...

 Explore the art of artist/author Eric Carle to make your own creations.

Date: August 1

 Instructors: Margi Lee, Wendy Kimble

Time: 10:00 - 11:30 pm

 Age: 4-5

Fee: Nonmembers: $26 Members: $22

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26. Toddler Art - Mortimer

Read the story & make musical instruments. Parent participation required.

Date: August 3

 Instructor: Margi Lee

Time: 9:30 - 10:30 am

Age: 2-3

Fee: Nonmembers: $22 Members: $18

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3. Urban Streets

Learn how to draw and use color like a graffiti artist.

Date: June 7 Instructor: Tawnya Iglehart

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

 Age: 7+

Fee: Nonmembers: $32 Members: $26

7. Art for Young Children - Donut you like donuts?

Sculpt, collage, and eat..., oh my!

Date: June 13

Instructor: Wendy Kimble

Time: 10:30 - 11:30 pm

 Age: 4-5

Fee: Nonmembers: $22 Members: $18

11. Everything Water

Explore the use of water in art!

Date: June 21

Instructor: Margi Lee

Time: 1:00 -2:30 pm

 Age: 6+

Fee: Nonmembers: $26 Members: $22

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15. Creative Cave Explorers

Go back in time and explore Paleolithic cave paintings. Create your own natural paints and brushes in the style of ancient artists.

Date: July 11

 Instructor: Erin Byre

Time: 10:00 - 11:00 am

 Age: 5+

Fee: Nonmembers: $22 Members: $18

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19. Amazing Animators

Through directed drawing, learn to use simple lines and shapes to create popular characters and then unleash your creativity to
develop your own character.

Date: July 20

 Instructor: Erin Byre

Time: 1:00 - 2:30 pm

 Age: 6+

Fee: Nonmembers: $26 Members: $22

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23. Awesome Asian Arts

Sumi-e (black ink painting), origami, and more.
Date: August 1

 Instructor: Wendy Kimble

Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm

 Age: 8+

Fee: Nonmembers: $32 Members: $26

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27. Big Time Birds

Learn to draw beautiful birds in a large scale before finalizing your artwork with watercolor painting.

Date: August 3

 Instructor: Erin Byre

Time: 1:00 - 2:30 pm

 Age: 7+

Fee: Nonmembers: $26 Members: $22

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4. Art of the Islands

Get creative with Hawaiian flowers, palm trees, and tiki statues.

Date: June 8

Instructor: Tawnya Iglehart
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm

 Age: 6+

Fee: Nonmembers: $32 Members: $26

8. Mod Fashion (Class size limited to 6)

Fashionable Mod styled art that you can wear!

Date: June 13

 Instructor: Wendy Kimble

Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm

 Age: 6-8

Fee: Nonmembers: $32 Members: $26


12. Wild and Wacky Portraits

Send yourself to space, the jungle, the sea or wherever your
imagination takes you. Self portrait using collage & mixed media.

Date: June 22

 Instructor: Erin Byre

Time: 1:00 - 2:30 pm

 Age: 6+

Fee: Nonmembers: $26 Members: $22

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16. Melted Crayon Painting

Learn how to paint with melted crayon.

Date: July 11

 Instructor: Tawnya Iglehart

Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Age: 6+

Fee: Nonmembers: $32 Members: $26

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20. Art for Young Children - I Scream, you scream!!!!

All about ice cream, art projects and the finale of eating your own handmade treat!

Date: July 25

 Instructor: Wendy Kimble

Time: 1:00 - 2:00 pm

 Age: 4-5

Fee: Nonmembers: $22 Members: $18

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24. Art for Young Children - Paper Amusement Park Ride

Fold, bend and twist paper into your own amusement park design.

Date: August 2

 Instructor: Erin Byre

Time: 10:00 - 11:00 am

 Age: 4-5

Fee: Nonmembers: $22 Members: $18

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