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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.




Art Classes with Joanne Andresen
To register by Feb. 16, 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.

Color Mixing Class for Watercolor

The key to creating transparent, glowing watercolors is the use of the correct colors.  Over two sessions, students will learn to mix a huge number of colors from a limited palette.  This method guarantees you won't create "mud" in your paintings.  Students must have four colors (rose madder genuine, viridian green, aureolin or lemon yellow, cobalt or ultramarine blue).  The instructor will supply the remaining colors.  Paper must be purchased from the instructor for $5.00.  Previous participants have stressed how helpful this class has been.
   
Wednesdays, 9-10:30 AM
Feb. 18 & 25
Cost: $40 / $50 non-member


Continuing Watercolor

Students will focus on color mixing, value transitions, composition and brushwork.  Painting outside of class will be encouraged and critiques of work will be part of the class.  Students will supply their own materials. The instructor has full sheets of Arches 140 lb. rough paper available for $5.  This class is for students familiar with watercolor materials and basic techniques.
      
Wednesdays, 10:45 AM-12:15 PM
Feb. 18, 25, March 18, 25., & April 1
(No class on March 4 & 11)
Cost: $100 / $110 non-member

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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.

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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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