Adult Workshops

Notice: Museum members receive a $5 discount on all classes this year.  To become a member or to renew a membership click HERE.

Wednesday July 17
OM PRANA - SONIC MEDITATION
Lipbone Redding (Pranavam Das)
7pm-9pm
$20

OM PRANA SONIC MEDITATION

Pranavam Das (Lawrence “Lipbone" Redding) a devotee of Sri Swami Dayananda Saraswati (Advaita Vedanta) and student of Dr. V. Balaji (Benares University), has performed at ashrams and devotional centers around the world. Venues include Kripalu Yoga Center, The Omega Institute, Sivananda Yoga Centers, Arsha Vidya Gurukulum and others. A full time professional touring musician and storyteller for the past 20 years, he often leads kirtans, Sonic and Pranic meditations as a form of spiritual devotion.
Expect an evening of chanting, breathing, meditation, Bhajan (devotional sing-along), the explanation of sanskrit mantras and stories from Hindu Mythology accompanied by music.
Bring a mat and/or pillows if you would like to sit on the floor.

20.00
Elements of Art – Line
with Kristen O’Neill
Sat. 7/20, 1 – 4 pm
$30/$35

07 20 Line
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Part of the new series of fundamental art classes: Elements of Art

Lines! What starts as a simple mark becomes the basis of art.
• How does a line move through an artwork, lead the eye, and interact? Is it bold or passive? Precise or irregular? What type of line is it?
• Using art history, we will explore powerful examples of lines in art.
• We will create a sample project to keep as a reference.
• Plus, we will try out different approaches to drawing. A great class for the beginner, the art appreciator, and the more advance student who is looking to have a traditional fundaments education.

30.00
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Elements of Art – Color
with Kristen O’Neill
Sat. 8/3, 1 – 4 pm
$30/$35

08 03 Color

Part of the series of fundamental art classes: Elements of Art

Color! Color can be one of the most dominate elements.

  • Learn about hues, value, and intensity.
  • Explore the historical changes of color use, warm vs. cool palettes.
  • Create your own color wheel for reference.
  • Learn, with simple projects, how to set a mood with color in your artwork.

Class will be taught in acrylic – but the knowledge works for all mediums. A great class for the beginner, the art appreciator, and the more advance student who is looking to have a traditional fundamentals education.

30.00
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Zentangle Books
with Cindy Hernandez
Sat. 8/17, 10:30 am – 3:30 pm
$40/$45

08 17 Zentangle

Create two books the perfect size for small Zentangle drawings. Taught by a certified Zentangle instructor. All materials are provided. Fun, pocket-sized books that you can easily carry with you!

Class time includes taking a break for lunch (on your own – you are welcome to bring a lunch into the museum).

40.00
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Elements of Art – Value & Contrast
with Kristen O’Neill
Sat. 8/24, 1 – 4 pm
$30/$35

08 24 Value

Part of the series of fundamental art classes: Elements of Art

Values & Contrast do a lot of the work that color gets the credit for.
• Learn about values, & contrast
• How to use them to control how the eye goes through an artwork
• Low-key vs high-key lighting
• How to use values with colors
• How to set up value changes in your composition
• We will make value charts and color value charts for your future reference
• Learn how to translate a colorful world into a monochromatic drawing

30.00
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