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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.



Quilted Masterpieces
Nov. 20 | Dec. 1, 4, 5, 8, 10, & 17, 2014

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This exhibit of colorful quilts by seven fiber artists from the Foothills, ARTful Women, includes quilts that tell stories or show places, through pattern, shape, and color.

Young artists will produce a quilt block with fabric and thread that is both traditional and contemporary in design.

For grades 2-6.


Seastruck
Jan. 15, 16, 26, & 29 | Feb. 5 & 12, 2015

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Artists have long reflected on how to capture the beauty of our oceans and all the creatures that live in it.

This exhibit includes work by artists who primarily depict man's relationship to the ocean and current environmental concerns.

Students will create a print that captures their interest in ocean life and seafaring.

For grades K-6.


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.




Art Classes with Joanne Andresen
To register by Jan. 2nd, please click the link below to download the form.
Joanne Andresen Art Classes Registration Form

Classes are held in the Pence Gallery classroom upstairs.
Questions? Email joanneandresen@gmail.com.

Beginners' Beginning Watercolor

Students will use a limited palette while practicing techniques of painting on dry and wet paper, building vibrant colors through glazing, learning to paint a progression from light to dark values. This class is for students with little exposure to watercolor or those who need to become re-acquainted.
           
Wednesdays, 9-10:30 A
Jan. 7- Feb. 4
Cost: $115 / $125 non-member


Continuing Watercolor

Students will focus on color mixing, value transitions, composition, and brushwork. Painting outside of class will be encourages, and critiques of work will be part of the class. Students will supply their own materials. (Instructor has paper available.) This class is for student familiar w/watercolor materials and basic techniques.
           
Wednesdays, 10:45 AM-12:15 PM
Jan. 7 - Feb. 4
Cost: $100 / $110 non-member


Drawing for all Levels

Using a viewfinder to isolate a subject, one can observe the interaction of negative and positive spaces, and learn to replicate what is seen.  Values (light to dark), perspective, proportion, composition and shading to show volume, will be applied to depicting people and objects. Bring two pencils, erase, and a drawing tablet (no smaller than 11 x 14").
           
Wednesdays, 12:30-1:45 PM
Jan. 7- Feb. 4
Cost: $100 / $110 non-member




Artist Talks

Sunday, Jan 25, 2-3:20 PM (FREE)

Join participating artists from the Seastruck exhibit as they discuss how their work has evolved and become connected with themes related to the current plight of our oceans.

Sara Shoemaker Lind 2-2:30 PM
Carol Dalton 2:30-3 PM
Lisa Jetonne 3-3:30 PM





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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