Saturday

Chelsea Gallery Tours with Merrily Kerr

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Chelsea Gallery Tours with Merrily Kerr
Hundreds of contemporary art galleries in New York open exciting new shows every month.  With so much to see, how do you know where to go? Let Merrily Kerr, art critic, college instructor and professional art tour guide put together an itinerary that will take you to the most talked-about art exhibitions of the moment.

On a two-hour tour, you will […]

Introduction to Handbuilding: 2 Day Ceramic Workshop with Bill Macholdt & Ann Tsubota

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Introduction to Handbuilding: 2-Day Ceramic Workshop
This workshop is offered in partnership with Raritan Valley Community College.

Day one, students will be introduced to the basic technical skills and conceptual approaches of hand-built ceramics. Students will make their own objects through exploration of form and surface treatments, and their work will be fired by the instructors before the second meeting. Day two will be spent learning […]

3-Day Handbuilding Ceramics Workshop at the Takaezu Studio

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3-Day Handbuilding Ceramics Workshop at the Takaezu Studio
Be  inspired working in the studio of one of the 20th century’s great ceramic artists.  This workshop is an intensive exploration of clay as a medium for sculpture. Slab and coil techniques will be demonstrated, with their pros and cons examined.  As participants build large-scale pieces, teachers will help with form, gesture and structure as well as […]

Pysanky Holiday Ornaments with Wendy Hallstrom

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Pysanky Holiday Ornaments with Wendy Hallstrom
Pysanky are the beautiful, elaborately decorated eggs found in Polish, Ukrainian and Russian traditions. While they may look difficult to make, learning the design technique is quite easy. You will learn the step by step process used to create these jewels and a little bit of the history behind these small works of art. It’s a lot of fun […]

The Art of Glass Fusing Workshop with April Anderson

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The Art of Glass Fusing Workshop with April Anderson
Learn the fun and fascinating art of glass fusing. Participants  design and create several pieces of art and/or jewelry from a variety of colors, shapes and sizes of fusible glass.  The instructor will show you how to cut and break glass safely and provide insight into glass types, compatibility, technique, firing temperatures and the different styles […]

Luminous Watercolor Pouring Techniques with Lena Shiffman

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Luminous Watercolor Pouring Techniques with Lena Shiffman
Learn the technique of pouring transparent watercolors directly onto paper to create luminous color, creating a glow that is hard to duplicate with a brush. The instructor will show you step-by-step how enjoyable it is to pour watercolor, by demonstration and with hands-on lessons. Students will pour the back-grounds, the light and medium values, and paint the darks. All […]