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
ArtSmart, the Pence Gallery’s fieldtrip for school groups, engages students in exploring the world through hands-on experiences. Students enjoy learning about the art on display with a docent, and put their ideas to work in their own art project. Our artists introduce new concepts, materials, and themes in the visual arts. Choose from four projects designed to stimulate your students’ creativity and connect art to different disciplines.
TO REGISTER: Call 530-758-3370 to register your class.
Program Time: 9:30-11:30 AM.
Fee is $5/student, which includes tour, supplies, and instruction.
$7/student for ceramics, which also includes firing offsite.
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.
WORKSHOPS & CLASSES
WATERCOLOR CLASSES with artist JOANNE ANDRESEN
Wed. 9 AM - 3 PM, Sept. 14, 21, 28 & Oct. 5, 12, 2016 (5 weeks)
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM | $115 (members) / $125 (nonmembers)
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. All materials included
9:00 AM- 11:30 PM | $100 (members) / $110 (nonmembers)
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.
Please send a check to Joanne Andresen, 2314 Fortuna Court, Davis, CA 95616, or
bring a check that day and call the Pence to confirm. Please indicate on memo line of check the specific class.
Classes are held in the Pence Gallery classroom upstairs. Parking is good for 2 hours.
PRESENTATION & TALKS
The Pence Internship is
offered to qualified college-age students
seeking to enter the museum/gallery
Fellows work closely with the
Director on all aspects of gallery
management and also complete projects
relating to exhibitions,
curating collections, and arts
Learn about Internship opportunity.
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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
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.
A safe and Gentle Flow to Flexibility, Strength and Relaxation
Regular Classes on Tuesdays, Monthly (Starts in early Sept.)
7:30 PM: Basic Level
For more information, or to register on line via PayPal,
contact: Kamala, firstname.lastname@example.org, 530-746-8456