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EDUCATIONAL 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.


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CREATEFEST 2015

Saturday, June 27, 5-8 PM
A Summer Celebration of Teen Art

Live Music, Teen Maker's Market, Film Fest, Food and more! -Free admission-

Calling all Teen Artists:

This is an opportunity to participate in Createfest - an arts festival for and by Davis area youth!

Every discipline is welcomed - Visual, Performing and everything in between!

Come sell, perform, and share your work at Createfest on June 27.

*To Apply: Email
- mail to:
teenstakecharge2015@gmail.com
by June 1st.
- Include:
Full name, grade/school, medium and up to 5 images, sound/video clips, or written description to help us
understand your artwork.

Presented by the Pence Gallery's Teens Take Charge Program.
Made possible by a grant from the City of Davis Community Services.




ARTSMART PROGRAM

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.

WORKSHOPS & CLASSES

Joanne Andresen's Art Workshops
Beginning Watercolor

Wednesdays 12:45-2:15 PM
Cost: $115 ($125 nonmembers)
All materials included
5 weeks: May 27, June 3-24, 2015

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.




Joanne Andresen's Art Workshops
Continuing Watercolor

Wednesdays 11-12:30 PM
Cost: $100 ($110 nonmembers)
5 weeks: May 27, June 3-24, 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 supply own materials.  Instructor has Arches watercolor paper available for $5 a full sheet.


Joanne Andresen's Art Workshops
NEW CLASS
Art Journals for Travel or Home


Wednesdays 9-10:30 AM
Cost: $100 ($110 nonmembers)
5 weeks: May 27, June 3-24, 2015


A class for all levels of experience that combines drawing, painting and plein air

An alternative to writing about your day may be the making of an art journal. Using pencil, pens and perhaps washes of watercolor learn the basics needed to capture scenes that you enjoy on your travels or in your own backyard.  An art journal can be a book to enjoy as a keepsake, or the pencil and painting sketches can be printed as cards or used to develop larger works.

All levels of experience welcome ! 

Materials list : to be sent upon registration. 
These simple materials may include pencil, pens, children's watercolor set, art journal etc.

 



To register by May 24, 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




PRESENTATION & TALKS

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Artist Talk, Shenny Cruces

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 PROGRAM

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 >>




ADULT WORKSHOPS

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DAVIS FIGURE DRAWING GROUP
@ THE PENCE GALLERY


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

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STORIES ON STAGE


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.

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TRIYOGA DAVIS

A safe and Gentle Flow to Flexibility, Strength and Relaxation


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
triyogadavis.com

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



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