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June 2017
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“The Pearl & It’s People; A celebration of Mathews”

June 10 @ 10:00 am - August 5 @ 4:00 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Our next gallery show is almost upon us. An Art Speaks Gallery exhibition celebrating the history and Culture of Mathews The show is called "The Pearl & Its People: A Celebration of Mathews". The vision for this show is really just to allow the "come-heres" to remember why they did and to make the "born-heres" remember why they stayed. We have invited artists from within the community to display their work and work they've collected over the years that celebrate…

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July 2017
$100.00

Pastels for Beginners

July 18 @ 10:00 am - July 25 @ 4:00 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Steph Brown, Instructor The emphasis of this class will be on experimenting with a variety of papers, use of color and becoming comfortable with the mediums. Week one will focus on soft pastels, while week two will involve oil pastels. Students will develop their own style while learning about composition, value, and technique. A materials list will be provided prior to class.

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$100.00

Pastels for Beginners

July 18 @ 10:00 am - July 25 @ 4:00 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Steph Brown, Instructor The emphasis of this class will be on experimenting with a variety of papers, use of color and becoming comfortable with the mediums. Week one will focus on soft pastels, while week two will involve oil pastels. Students will develop their own style while learning about composition, value, and technique. A materials list will be provided prior to class.

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Open Studio

July 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until June 29, 2018

Gloucester Arts On Main, Inc., 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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painting classes & workshop

If you enjoy painting with company, bring your stuff and paint with us every Friday morning. Free, 9 to 12 am. (Note – this is a good way to make time to paint, so come along!)

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$65.00

Summer Art Camp, Grades K-2

July 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until July 21, 2017

Arts On Main, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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Children will create three- dimensional art from wire, papier mache, recyclable materials, paper, cardboard, tin foil, and polymer clay. We will take our inspiration from the metalwork show that will be runniong in the gallery. Taught by professional art teacher Ellen Walters at Arts on Main's gallery on Main Street in Gloucester Courthouse. Limited space available and preregistration is required by 5pm the day before camp starts; call (804) 824-9464 or email reservations@gloucesterarts.org

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$150.00

Painting Summer: Shimmering Reflections

July 21 @ 10:00 am - July 22 @ 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until July 22, 2017

Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Kathleen Noffsinger, Instructor Learn how to paint the sparkle and shimmer of water in this new watercolor class! Artists should bring their own resource photos of river, bay and beach scenes as well as beautiful skies for reflected colors. All levels welcome. A materials list will be provided.

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$65.00

Summer Art Camp, Grades 3-5

July 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until July 24, 2017

Arts On Main, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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Children will create three- dimensional art from wire, papier mache, recyclable materials, paper, cardboard, tin foil, and polymer clay. We will take our inspiration from the metalwork show on display in the gallery.

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$19.00

Mermaid Craft Bash (Ages 7+ )

July 22 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Jennifer Schroeder, Instructor Young artists will make at least 3 mermaid-inspired pieces of art including jewelry and a canvas painting. We will also have some fun learning mermaid folklore and enjoy some yummy mermaid-inspired snacks. Please note any food allergies with registration

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$18.00

Amazing Dragon Crafts (Ages Ages 7+ )

July 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Jennifer Schroeder, Instructor Artists will use their imagination to create life-like dragon eyes and several types of dragon eggs. We will use the dragon eyes for some other crafts. Dragon activities and snacks will be offered also. Please note any food allergies with registration.

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$40.00

Blush & Brush – Japanese Kokeshi Doll

July 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Virginia Coyle, Instructor We supply the canvas, paint, & brushes in order for you to make art as entertainment! From landscapes, abstracts and cityscapes to creative renderings of animals, iconic buildings and florals, brush stroke after brush stroke will bring you closer to completing your own brilliant creation. No experience is necessary! This is NOT serious painting! You will start with a pre-sketched canvas and your instructor will assist you with hands-on assistance, to make this simple and fun even…

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$8.00

Mommy and Me – Hand Print Fish Puppets (Ages Ages 3 – 6 )

July 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Virginia Coyle, Instructor Your little ones will have fun choosing pretty papers, tracing, cutting, and gluing to make hand-shaped puppets. Don’t forget to dress for mess! As always, we welcome other family members to come for the class if mommy can’t make it. An adult must stay for this class.

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August 2017
$50.00

Fundamentals of Clay – Summer (Ages 8+ )

August 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Friday, repeating until August 25, 2017

Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Wendy Marshall, Instructor In this class, kids will get a chance to try their hand at the wheel. Learn a short lesson in wedging, centering and then working the wheel. They will also learn basic hand-building. Pieces will be bisque fired then glazed on the last date and the students will have to return to pick up their work.

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