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Arts Academy Registration
Nine Saturdays – Opening Feb 24!
Feb 24, March 3,10,17,24, April 7,14,21,28 –9:30 am- 12:30 pm
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Your child can embark on a life-changing adventure!
Join us for an exciting comprehensive arts program for children ages 8-13 that will take your child’s education to the next level, opening up a whole new world of cultural adventure!
With a decreased emphasis on arts in schools, Bottle Works is taking the lead in offering a program that will foster a love of the arts through
Your child will go on an artistic journey, discovering ideas, talents and career opportunities in music, fine arts, performing arts, literature and overall creativity. He or she will learn how to engage in Mindful practices that they put to positive use in many aspects of life.
Each week, he or she will have the opportunity to learn from and interact with arts professionals from a variety of different fields and backgrounds. Imagine the possibilities!
At the end of the Nine-Week Session, every Arts Academy Student will receive a “Master of Arts” Certificate in a Graduation Ceremony and be an exhibitor
Learn More About the Arts Academy:
Feb 24 – Who Are You? – Mixed Media
Everyone has their own unique personality, talents, goals
March 3- The Art of Nature – Watercolor/ Oil Resistant Painting
Nature. Conservation. Preservation. Wildlife. Nature is full of color, forms
March 10- Mini Masters- Impressionist Painting
Travel through time with professional artist Joanne Mekis and learn to create like famous impressionist Masters! Exploring Impressionism and art history, you will discover the inspiration and techniques to create your own Masterpiece.
March 17- Heart Song – Native American Style Flute Playing
Learn to play the Native American Flute! Do you know the differences between a Native American Styled Flute and a typical flute? Flutist Debi Gagermeier will show you how they differ. Learn about blowing techniques, fingering and composition, then begin to compose your own personal songs. In addition to learning about the flute, Holly Lees will teach you how to create a Native American-inspired craft. At the end of the session, everyone will share what they have learned by playing a song composed from the heart.
March 24- Ink Explorations- Ink & Sumi Brushes
Explore Ryan Keene’s gallery show with the artist himself as your guide! Using ink and
April 7 – Love of Pottery – Handbuilding with Clay
Everyone loves pottery! Learn to handbuild both functional and sculptural clay pieces from Bridget Mayak, a potter with 40 years experience teaching art in the public school system and a children’s teacher for Touchstone Center for Crafts. Make a bowl, a tray
April 14 – Love of Pottery – Glazing Pottery
Continuing from the previous week, Bridget Mayak will show you how to glaze, or finish, your pottery. You’ll learn about different glaze styles and techniques and find the one that is just right for your piece. Learn to express and execute your personal visions in clay!
April 21- A Finishing Touch
It’s time to put the finishing touch on all of your art projects. Holly Lees will show you how to finish your masterpiece in style!
April 28 – Travel to the South of France- Drawing Exercises
Travel to the South of France!…by touring our gallery filled with artwork painted in France. Artists from Pennsylvania traveled to France for an arts residency abroad and will explain to you how that change in location inspired them — and will inspire you! Create your own art from a new exciting perspective. See how changing your surroundings can infuse your outlook with an extra spark of creativity