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programs

Education in the visual arts is one of the main purposes of the Pence Gallery. Frequent lectures given by the exhibiting artist or curator are an important part of each show. The Gallery also offers an several drawing workshops for adults, provides ArtSmart and KidsCreate programs for children, and provides an Internship
Program for University students.

ArtSmart
Program

Teens
Program


ArtSmart
The Pence Gallery has an impressive schedule of art exhibits to involve your students in exploring the world through hands-on art experiences. Professional artists teach the projects, which are designed to introduce new concepts, art materials, and themes in the visual arts. Enjoy four great projects to stimulate creativity and connect art to different disciplines!

TO REGISTER: Call 530-758-3370 to register your class.
Fee is $5 or $7 per student, which includes tour, supplies, and instruction.
Program Time: 9:30-11:30 AM.


Reservations should be made at least 2 weeks in advance and are confirmed with payment.
Each group needs two chaperones in addition to the teacher. Groups up to 36 students can be accommodated. Homeschool groups are welcome!
Teachers are encouraged to preview exhibit content before their visit.



Ceramic Creatures
Apr. 2, 6, 16, & 20, 2015

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Artists Peter & Camille VandenBerge are masters at sculpting clay into human figures that often serve to protect and nurture animals.

Following a tour of their exhibit, students will learn how to sculpt clay to create an expressive animal sculpture, using pose and gesture to create a sense of movement.

For grades K-6.




Joanne Andresen's Art Workshops
To register by April 12, please click the link below to download the registration form.
Joanne Andresen Art Classes Registration Form
Classes are held in the Pence Gallery classroom upstairs.
Questions? Email joanneandresen@gmail.com.


Beginning Watercolor


Wednesdays 10:45 AM- 12:15 PM
Cost: $115 ($125 nonmembers)
5 weeks: April 15 - May 13, 2015
all materials included)


This class is intended for students who have never taken a watercolor class or would like to be reacquainted with watercolor.  Students will be using a limited palette while practicing techniques of painting on dry and wet paper, building exciting colors through glazing, exploring light and dark progression of values, while applying paint with a light touch.



Continuing Watercolor


Wednesdays 12:15-1:45 PM
Cost: $100 ($110 nonmembers)
5 weeks: April 15- May 13, 2015

Students should be familiar watercolor materials and basic techniques such as painting wet into wet, dry brush, glazing and washes. Color mixing, value transitions, composition and brushwork will be emphasized. Painting outside of class will be encouraged and critiques of work will be part of the class structure.  Students will supply their own materials.  Instructor has Arches watercolor paper available for purchase.



Drawing for all levels


Wednesdays 9 - 10:30 AM
Cost: $100 ($110 nonmembers)
5 weeks: April 15- May 13, 2015

This class is intended for people who would like to learn or refresh their knowledge of the basics of drawing. Using a viewfinder to isolate a subject a person can observe the interaction of negative and positive spaces and learn to replicate what is seen. Participants will draw objects and portraits, learning how to use value, perspective, proportion, composition, and shading to show volume.  There will be a simple assignment each week and group discussion of drawings. Please bring two pencils, an eraser, and a drawing tablet no smaller than 11” x 14.”





Artist Talk & Hands-on
Sunday, March 15
2 - 3:15 PM


Enjoy an engaging talk with the artist about her love of junk shops, interest in collectibles, and how her art is made. Afterward, visitors can try their hand at assembling and glazing a communal ceramic sculpture.
Ages 5+, with parent supervision.


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Artist Talk
Saturday, May 2nd
4 PM (FREE)


Shenny Cruces presents an illustrated view of her work in ceramics, with emphasis on her process and significance.





Internship Fellowship

The Pence Internship is offered to qualified college-age students seeking to enter the museum/gallery profession. Fellows work closely with the Director on all aspects of gallery management and also complete projects relating to exhibitions, curating collections, and arts administration.

Learn about Internship opportunity. Click here >>



DAVIS FIGURE DRAWING GROUP
@ THE PENCE GALLERY


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Whether you've drawn from the model before, or this is your first time, everyone is welcome!

Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday, 6:30 - 9:30PM
Come hang out on Wednesday evening and draw the figure.
Cost is $14
Oils, acrylics, and other wet media are now fine for this session.

For more information,
go to the Davis Figure Drawing Meet-up Site


Stories on Stage

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Stories on Stage
hold their monthly 2nd Saturday poetry readings at the Pence, which
feature a new poet / writer, read by an actor or actress.

Click here for a schedule of upcoming writers and stop by.


triyoga

A safe and Gentle Flow to Flexibility, Strength and Relaxation

TriYoga

Classes on Tuesdays, Monthly
5:30 PM: Multi-level Series
7:30 PM: Basic Level

For more information, or to register on line via PayPal,
visit
triyohadavis.com

contact: Kamala @ info@triyogadavis.com or
530-746-8456

 

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