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Register for Fall Classes & Workshops

The fall semester begins at the Art Center on Monday, September 24. Sign up now for one of the more than 200 classes and workshops being offered for adults, teens, and kids of all skill levels. Click the links below for more information and to register.

Register Now For Summer Workshops!

Workshops at the Art Center are a great way to get your art-making fix without committing to a full semester of classes. Summer might be winding down, but we have a full roster of workshops still on deck for the month of August. Check them out below and sign up today!

 

 

New! Spinner Rings
Saturday, August 18, 10 AM–4 PM
Instructor: Elizabeth Tokoly
Spinner Rings are great everyday entertaining/mediation jewelry. Learn to texture and form concave and convex rings. Learn how to make twisted wire rings or thin band rings to spin around your concave ring. The focus will be on hammer, stamping, and flex shaft textures. Students will make one of each ring.

 

 

Watercolor Monotype
Saturday & Sunday, August 18–19, 1–4 PM
Instructor: Judy Mensch
Create vibrant monotypes using watercolor as a print medium. After printing your first layer of color, create depth and visual interest by adding layers of transparent and/or opaque watercolors. Experience using waterbased paint, various papers, registration, transparent films, large flat areas of color, and textures in your work. There will also be an opportunity to try stencils and add waterbased colored pencils and crayons to your prints.

 

 

Get Groovy! Under the Sea Painting on Velvet
Sunday, August 19, 10 AM–4 PM
Instructor: Mary Jean Canziani
Create a painting so vibrant that the colors jump off the surface! Explore using velvet as canvas, which allows your colors to stand out and pop. Cool off in the heat of summer and take inspiration from the fascinating and radiant creatures found in the depths of the ocean. Paintings made in this workshop will truly glow!

 

 

Glazes Galore
Sunday, August 19, 10 AM–2 PM
Instructor: Lisette Bedoya
Need glaze guidance? Do you have unfinished pieces from last session? Learn techniques and ways to glaze your previously bisque-fired unglazed work. As long as you created the pottery using clay from the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, we can finish it! Bring at least five previously fired, never-glazed works to this workshop.

 

 

Painterly Silkscreen Printmaking
Sunday, August 26, 10 AM–4 PM
Instructor: David DiMarchi
Explore silkscreen printing in painterly and fluid techniques! In this course, artists will learn the basics of creating and printing painterly stencils, printing both unique and repeatable works of art! Using mono-printing and reductive techniques artists should anticipate completing this course with a suite of prints and a new toolbox of skills and processes ready to influence their own art practices. Beginner’s welcome, no experience necessary!

Register for Summer 2018 Classes

Register Now for Summer Adult Classes

Don’t let the kids have all the fun this summer! The Art Center has a full slate of adult instruction in the form of six-week courses and one- and two-day workshops, so you can get your art fix too! And if you’re longing for the camp experience, we’re even offering an Adult Camp in the form of Sip & Sample. The semester begins on July 16. Click the links below for more information and to register!

Special Four-Day Camp During the July 4th Holiday Week

Special Four-Day Art in America Camp
(July 2, 3, 5, 6 – Single Day Options Available)

Celebrate America’s birthday by creating one-of-a-kind creative artworks! During the July 4th holiday week, the Art Center will be hosting individual day camps where students in grades K-5 can come and create art based on American artists and attractions. Each day students will create 2-3 art projects such as a pastel drawing of Vermont in the fall, a drawing of the Empire State Building, and a painting done in the style of Georgia O’Keeffe. Students may sign up for the full four days of camp or sign up for single-day sessions.

Camp Schedule
Monday, July 2 10 AM–3 PM
Tuesday, July 3 10 AM–3 PM
Thursday, July 5 10 AM–3: PM
Friday, July 6 10 AM–3: PM

Extended Day Options are available for all sessions during this week. Early drop-off begins at 8 AM and late pick-up ends at 5:30 PM. You may select extended care as an add-on when you check out with a camp session in your basket:

Register:
All Four Days: K-1st 2nd-3rd 4th-5th
By the Day
Monday, 7/2: K-1st 2nd-3rd 4th-5th
Tuesday, 7/3: K-1st 2nd-3rd 4th-5th
Thursday, 7/5: K-1st 2nd-3rd 4th-5th
Friday, 7/6: K-1st 2nd-3rd 4th-5th

 

Summer Saturday Art Camp

Explore sculpture, drawing, painting, collage and more over the course of eight Saturdays. Each day of Summer Saturday Art Camp, your child will create two projects inspired by that week’s theme. Students may register for individual Saturdays or for all eight.

PROJECT THEMES

  • Summer Fun
  • Mini-Masters
  • Exploring the Art of Nature
  • Comics, Characters, and Cartoons
  • Storybook Art: Bringing Characters to Life
  • Art Around the Globe
  • Animals & Wildlife Art

When: Saturdays, July 7–August 25, 10 AM–1 PM
Grades: K–4
Tuition: $55 per day or $320 for all eight sessions

Register:
All Eight Days: Register
By the Day
Saturday, 7/7: Register
Saturday, 7/14: Register
Saturday, 7/21: Register
Saturday, 7/28: Register
Saturday, 8/4: Register
Saturday, 8/11: Register
Saturday, 8/18: Register
Saturday, 8/25: Register