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Attleboro Arts Museum Spring Art Classes and Workshops

Children & Teen Classes & Workshops:

NEW! Beyond Stick Figures! Kids Drawing & Painting w/Cathy Martin For Ages 5-8 (In-person)
(6wks) Sat, Apr 2nd –May 14th from 10-11:30am (No class on 4/16) Youngsters will learn basic drawing & painting techniques while exploring the figure in motion – how people move, bend and leap! Costs: $151mem; $161 non-mem (materials included)

NEW! Sketched Out! Drawing Light & Shadow/Lisa Granata For Ages 9-13 (In-person)
(6wks) Sat, Apr 2nd –May 14th from 10am-12pm. (No class on 4/16) Strengthen your drawing skills and build a body of work on paper. Explore techniques in pencil, charcoal, ink wash and experiment with mixed media collage. Costs: $164 mem; $174 non-mem (materials included)

NEW! Get Gallery Ready! Teen Art Studio w/Lisa Granata For Ages 14-17 (In-person)
6wks) Sat, Apr 2nd –May 14th from 12:45-2:45pm. (No class on 4/16) Assignments will be designed to strengthen each student's portfolio and will focus on working from observation, creating imaginative visions and developing a personal style. Costs: $164 mem; $174 non-mem (materials included)

NEW! Let it GOGH! Expressive Painting w/Lisa Granata For Ages 9-13 (In-person)
(6wks) Sat, Apr 2nd –May 14th from 3:00-5:00pm (No class on 4/16) Take heart in art! Explore paintings of the Expressionists and play with unique brushstrokes, intense color combinations and how to create emotions with marks on your paint surface! Costs: $164 mem; $174 non-mem (materials included)

Creative Workshops (Open to Adults, Families and Individuals):

NEW! Ever After – Fantasy Illustrations w/Amanda Sharples For Ages 12+ (In-person)
(1-day) Sat, April 2nd from 2:45-4:45pm. Design original princes, princesses, dragons, villains, mythical beasts and more while learning unique illustrative tips of the trade. Line, color and original character designs will be our focus. Costs: $57 mem; $62 non-mem (includes materials)

NEW! Our Family Collage! An Adult & Child Mixed Media Studio w/Sandy Coleman For Ages 8+ (In-person)
(1-day) Sun, May 1st from 1-3pm. Create a vibrant family masterpiece inspired by renowned textile artists. Explore color, pattern and texture while using unique collage materials such as fabric & handmade papers with acrylic paint to build a personal assemblage on canvas. Costs: $57 mem; $62 non-mem (includes materials & tuition for one adult and one child).

NEW! Monet's Clay Garden! An Adult & Child Painting Day! w/Abby Rovaldi For Ages 5+ (In-person)
(1-day) Wed, April 20th from 4-5pm. Decorate handmade AAM clay gifts with acrylic paint for the garden. Families will complete4-5 unique lawn ornaments in springtime shapes such as sunflowers, leaves and butterflies. Costs: $38 mem; $42 non-mem (includes materials & tuition for one adult and one child).

Children & Teen Ceramics:

NEW! Bees, Butterflies & Birds in Clay w/Drew Conrad For Ages 5-8 (In-person)
(6wks) Sat, May 14th – June 25th from 10-11:30am. (No class on 5/28) Learn the basics of hand-building such as pinch pot, slab and coil ceramic techniques while creating springtime inspired artworks. Costs: $179 mem; $189 non-mem (materials included)

NEW! Potter's PLAY! Making Mugs, Cups & Bowls w/Drew Conrad For Ages 9-13 (In-person)
(6wks) Sat, May 14th – June 25th from 12-2pm. (No class on 5/28) Students will explore imaginative hand-building, inspired wheel throwing & sculpture projects that include unique vessels & tableware. Costs: $189 mem; $199 non-mem (materials included)

April Vacation Art Week w/ Valerie Haggerty-Silva For Ages 6-9 (In-person)
Registration is for 4 Full-days: Tuesday-Friday, April 19th – 22nd from 9am-3pm. Each day will bring inspirations from the southwest state of New Mexico including cacti, lizards and more! Costs: $220 mem, $244 non-mem (materials included).

Adult Daytime & Evening Art Classes:

NEW! Life's A Beach! Exploring Sand & Surf in Watercolors w/Kris Occhino For Adults 18+ (In-person)
(6wks) Tues, April 5th –May 17th from 10am-1pm. (No class on 4/19) Let the beaches, waves and sun inspire your paintings as you learn to use light and texture while developing your personal style in watercolors. Costs: $190mem; $210 non-mem. Students provide materials*

NEW! CUT & DRY: Experimental Drawing w/Lisa Granata For Adults 18+ (In-person)
(8wks) Thurs, April 7th –May 26th from 6:30-9:30pm. Push the boundaries of conventional drawing techniques and expand your visual language by playing with non-representational marks, expressive figurative gestures and new methods in drawing media. Costs: $185 mem; $205 non-mem. Students provide materials*

•Seize the Clay! All Levels Ceramics HAND-BUILDING & WHEEL-THROWING For Adults 18+ (In-person)
(8wks) Thurs, Apr 7th –May 26th from 6-9pm. Discover the joys of creating in clay. Space is limited – students must choose to work in either hand-building or wheel-throwing for the duration of class. Costs: $190 mem; $210 non-mem; $60 materials fee (covers 25lbs of clay, glaze and firing fees)

NEW! The Secret Life of Color – Beginner's Drawing w/Susan Bauer For Adults 18+ (In-person)
(8wks) Fri, April 8th – June 3rd from 10am-1pm. (No class on 5/27) Enjoy a relaxed introductory class for anyone who wants to learn how to draw, or how to draw better with COLOR! Colored pencils will be the vehicle for our drawing lessons. Costs: $185 mem; $205 non-mem. Students provide materials*

NEW! All Mixed Up! A Shifting Surface w/Cindy Petruccillo For Adults 18+ (In-person)
(6wks) May 6th – June 17th from 1:45-4:45pm (No class on 5/27) Embark on an exploration of the shifting surface! Using various materials including glass, metal and wood – we will investigate & practice methods of layering, manipulating and visual storytelling. Costs: $143 mem; $158 non-mem plus $43 materials fee(covers all supplies)

• Intermediate & Advanced Painting w/Lisa Granata For Adults 18+ (In-person)
(8wks) Fri, Apr 8th – June 3rd from 6:30-9:30pm. (No class on 5/27) Emphasis will be given on developing your skills in professional painting techniques. Explore color, perspective, mark making and personal style while working from life and your imagination. Costs: $185 mem; $205 non-mem. Students provide materials*

Visiting Artist Workshops(Open to All Levels):

NEW! Level Up Your Drawing: Caricature Creations w/Artist & Illustrator, Adam Cristaldi For Adults 18+ (In-person)
(1-day) Wed, April 13th from 6:30-9:30pm.
Learn tips on how to sketch unique caricatures of your favorite faces. Play with special tools such as illustration markers and work on mastering brush tip pens for beautiful & fluid, thick and thin inked lines. Enjoy blending truth and fiction while discovering humorous exercises for exaggerating the portrait. Costs: $62 mem, $68 non-mem. Students provide materials & bring photos of family members, friends or celebrities for inspiration*

NEW! Handmade Books w/Cristina Hajosy For Adults 18+ (In-person)
(1-day) Sun, April 24th from 1-4pm. Explore the possibilities of handmade artist books. From single sheet constructions, accordions and simple sewn bindings, this workshop will survey the materials and techniques needed to create a foundation for future book projects. Students will complete a set of colorful templates to save as patterns or finish them with content for small, personal artist's books. Costs: $78 mem; $84 non-mem (materials included)

*See materials lists and prerequisites by clicking on individual classes and workshops. NO refunds, credits or transfers once payment is issued to the Museum (this includes missed or sick days). Visit www.attleboroartsmuseum.org, click on "Our Classes" to view our Museum School Handbook prior to registration. This program is not part of or endorsed by the AAM's local school districts.

Attleboro Arts Museum, 86 Park Street, Attleboro, MA 02703 • 508.222.2644
Register Online: www.attleboroartsmuseum.org, click on "Our Classes.