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TO REGISTER: Call 530-758-3370 to register your class | PROGRAM TIME: 9:30-11:30 AM
$6/student, which includes tour, supplies, and instruction.
$7/student for ceramics, which also includes firing offsite

Mix it Up! Mixed Media by Mark Eanes
Dates: Oct. 15, 19, 29; Nov. 5, 9, 2018
Grades K-6

How does an artist create an abstract painting using simple shapes, drawings, and recycled objects? Students will explore geometric abstraction and the addition of recycled objects in this workshop. Inspired by the large paintings of Mark Eanes, students will layer paint, drawings, and paper to create a colorful abstract work.

Image: Mark Eanes, AHAH



Weaving with Fiber
Dates: Dec. 10, 14; Jan. 14, 18, 24, 28, 2019
Grades 1-6

Fiber/DIMENSIONS is a group of Bay Area artists that exhibit together and share a common vision of the creative potential of fiber. On display are works that use different processes, from papermaking, weaving, and sewing, to painting, printing, and welding. Students will learn how to weave yarn, string, ribbon, and some untraditional materials to create a beautiful hanging.

Image: Emily Dvorin, Eye Candy



Michael Stevens: Building with Wood
Dates: Feb. 11, 15, 22; Mar. 1, 4, 22; Apr. 5, 2019
Grades 2-6

Michael Stevens’ sculpture and paintings often begin with a toy or functional object created out of wood. From this simple material, he embarks on a truly quirky story involving characters adapted from old TV series, films, and his own life. Students can learn how to build a story using wood, paint, and other cut outs, that reflects a fairytale or character from their lives.

Image: Michael Stevens, Uncle Wiggily's Paradox



Ceramics: Fantastic Creatures
Dates: Apr. 15, 19, 22, 29; May 10, 13, 17, 20, 2019
Grades K-6

Our annual ceramics exhibit focuses on sculpture by regional artists who share an interest in the weird, wacky, and surreal. These artists delight in exploring the potential of clay to create new figures and animals that are anything but traditional. In this program, young artists will build a sculpture that is out of this world.


Image: Wesley T. Wright, Emu Guardian



Reservations should be made at least 2 weeks in advance. Each group needs two chaperones in addition to the teacher. Groups up to 35 can be accommodated, and homeschool groups are welcome.


212 D Street, Davis, CA 95616 | phone 530.758.3370 | fax 530.758.4670 | Open Hours Tue-Sun 11:30 AM - 5 PM | 2nd Friday ArtAbout Reception 6-9 PM (free admission)
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