Hands on art workshops
for children ages 3-12
and their adult companions.
Watercolor Layered Abstraction Workshop
Sunday, June 2, 12:30-4:30 PM
What makes a good abstract painting? Join painter Gayle Rappaport-Weiland in this exploration of how to create a layered abstract painting. Using miskit/art masking fluid and pigment, artists will create abstractions with exquisite lights and darks.Cost: $59, plus materials.
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 three great projects to stimulate creativity and connect art to different disciplines!
Judith Lowry: Our Stories
December 7, 10, 13, January 4, 7, 9, 17
Following a quick tour of Judith Lowry’s narrative paintings, in which she blends stories from her family and her Native American heritage, students will create a ‘story’ painting. Creating a setting, characters, and a mood, will bring their particular story to life.
Cost: $5 per person
February 11, 13, 21, 25, 28; March 7, 11, 15, 21
Students will appreciate the finely crafted examples of jewelry, textiles, wood-working, and furniture, as they explore this juried exhibit of fine craft, displaying the best in craft, as sponsored by the Creative Arts League of Sacramento. Using weaving techniques, students will learn how to create a woven textile using fun and unusual materials.
Cost: $5 per person
Ceramics: Animals & Abodes
April 15, 19, 22, 25/Animals: May 8, 9, 13, 16, 17, 23
Two fantastic exhibits of ceramics provide the inspiration for two different projects. In April, students will learn how to manipulate clay to create a decorative, small 3-D house or dwelling. In May, the project will focus on sculpting animals, and learning how to use pose and texture to create a life-like sense of movement.
Cost: $7 person (includes the firing fee)
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.
The Pence Gallery is a non-profit art organization. ArtSmart programs are aligned to the California State Standards in the visual arts and language arts.
DJUSD Disclaimer: Not all organizations with access to this distribution network are required to abide by anti-discrimination statutes. Parents are encouraged to contact the activity sponsor directly if they have questions.