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“Painting Party” this Saturday at The Baker Arts Center

“Painting Party” this Saturday at The Baker Arts Center

The Baker Arts Center has partnered with Brush Therapy for an adult artists workshop this Saturday, March 4th at 6pm.
Workshop will entail a 2-3 hours class with each attendee to finish a complete painting.
This workshop is intended as a social situation to encourage creativity.  Wine is included.

Home Room: Upcoming Adult workshop at Baker Arts Center

For a limited time only, you can sign up to come create a personalized sign for yourself or a teacher special to you. This is a kit that has everything you need for your project-paint, brushes, embellishments…everything! When you leave this class, you will have a completed project, ready to display.
Allison Lahey, a Chalky & Co. Independent Consultant will…

Upcoming Workshops and Classes at The Lawrence Arts Center and 547 Arts Center

The Lawrence Arts Center

Open Enrollment has begun!
Fill your fall with friends, fun and imagination: the Lawrence Arts Center’s fall classes for preschoolers through adults are enrolling now! Kids classes provide sequential coursework in visual and performing arts as well as opportunities to explore science, technology, engineering, and math through collaborative, creative projects.…

Workshops at Mattie Rhodes Center Art Gallery


Saturday, May 21, 2016 | 1pm – 4pm

$40.00 per participant

This is a hands on, one-day workshop in Screenprinting and T-Shirt design using the current exhibits’ themes as inspiration. Participants bring their own shirts (6 max).

Resin Works/Jewelry 

Saturday, May 14, 2016 | 1pm – 3pm

$30.00 per participant

Be inspired by the Chicano Voice exhibition…

Copyright and Intellectual Property Workshop at Manhattan Arts Center


Instructor: Barry Anderson
Days: Tues, 6-8pm
Dates: April 19-May 24

Celebrate the beauty of springtime through your paintings. Class may meet at a greenhouse for on location flower painting sessions. Improve your sketching & composition, color mixing, and painting techniques. All materials must be provided by the student. Suitable for painters with some experience, although…

Upcoming Workshops at Mattie Rhodes

All That Glitters & Collage!
This workshop explores mixed-media material and collage to produce work that glitters & shines! This is a school -age workshop for students: 5 yrs – 12 yrs old


Accordion Folds & Family Narratives

This workshop invites parent/adult & child to…

Workshops and Art Classes in Kansas 3-4-16

Manhattan Arts Center: www.manhattanarts.org/

First Friday Throwing Night this week
7-9pm in the MAC Clay Studio (west side of annex)
Cost: $10 (for 1 lb clay, glazes & firing)
For people of all ages & skills (kids must bring an adult)
Sign up on our enrollment website or call 785-537-4420.

And there’s stlll time to enroll!


Ceramics Workshop at Baker Arts Center and Other Classes

Come try your hand at throwing on the potter’s wheel & with hand building techniques; 
such as, slab, coils, and pinch pots.
Surface decoration, textures & glazing will finish off your artwork.
Class meets FridayFebruary 26th from 6:30-9:30pm & Saturday, February 27th from 10am-4pm with glazing on March 11…

Nelson Atkins Hires Educational Director

Anne Manning is leaving the Baltimore Museum of Art to take on the post of education director at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.


The Nelson has hired Anne Manning from the Baltimore Museum of Art as the new Educational Director. One of her first big projects will be planning educational programs for the re-installation of the Bloch Collection, scheduled to open to the public in spring 2017. She also would like to create a mobile app for museum visitors, with a focus…