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Portfolio Building: Drawing

Sep

22

Saturday, September 27, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Members $20 per session, Non-members $25 per session,  Click HERE to register for this class. This class is for students 13 and up who are interested in building their portfolio by creating work within a given theme or method in a range of dry and wet media. Instructor Matthew Patterson will help [...]

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History of Western Art

Sep

18

Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. to Noon September 23 - Antiquities October 21 - Early Christian to High Renaissance Art November 18 - Baroque Art Members Free, Non-Members $10 (includes admission) (Click on the dates to register) Explore art history through this monthly series of lectures that includes time in the Galleries.  Brush up on your art history for personal [...]

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Art Adventure: Make Your Own Sketchbook

Sep

15

This month students get to learn simple bookbinding techniques to create their own sketchbook which they will use to practice Observation Drawing in the Cummer Gardens. Saturday, September 20, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Members $10, Non-members $15 Join us the third Saturday of each month for studio classes in painting, printmaking, collage and construction with changing themes. [...]

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Art For Two: Nature Walk!

Sep

11

This month in Art for Two bring your little one for a walk through our gardens where your children will learn about habitats and nature. After the walk your child will get to create their own garden animal habitat in the studio. Saturday, September 13, 10:30 a.m. to Noon Members $15 per pair, Non-Members $20 [...]

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Collectors’ Choice: Featured Collector, Jennifer Johnson Duke

Sep

02

Written by Caitlyn Cooney, Curatorial Intern Why is art so valuable? What makes collectors want to collect? What makes artists want to create? These are matters of opinion, surely, but for each collector featured in Collectors’ Choice, these answers play a significant role to their decisions. The amazement felt when viewing objects so beautifully handmade, [...]

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Collectors’ Choice: Featured Collectors, George and Missy Good

Aug

26

Written by Caitlyn Cooney, Curatorial Intern For many of us, our knowledge of the world encompasses only a small area: our city, our state, maybe our country. We learn about the rest of the world in school, through conversation, reading, movies, vacation, etc. But one of the most important and effective ways to learn about [...]

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