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Download Spring/Summer 2015 Schedules: Events & Classes    ArtShop Program

Upcoming Events

Here is what’s happening for the coming month; for a complete list, go to our Events page.

Journey into Arts-The Artwork of Louise Chen & Students
Dates: 05/01/2015 - 06/07/2015, Times: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

louise_chenJoin us as we welcome award-winning artist Louise Chen and her many students. The exhibition of their work will be on display through June 7. Opening reception: Friday, May 1, 7:00-8:30 pm. Everyone is welcome. There is no charge to attend.


Night Cabaret: Craft Beer & the Greatest Songs You've Never Heard
Dates: 05/02/2015, Times: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Cabaret vocalists

Join us for the return of this delicious evening of live entertainment hosted by emcee Laura Brigham. Laura will introduce guest singers who perform solos, duets, and more. Performers include Laura Brigham, Sarah Bomber, David Dennison, Momo Lamping, Claire Sullivan, Jacqueline Vier, and Stephan Wilson. Cash bar available with wine and a craft beer selection. $12 pre-paid, $18 at the door (cash/check); $15 pre-paid, $21 at the door (debit/credit) Saturday, May 2, 8:00-10:00 pm

Teen ACTing Showcase
Dates: 05/03/2015, Times: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

studentshowcaselogoThe Teen ACTing group has been learning and practicing together since early in the year. Family, friends and the community are invited to enjoy this showcase that includes a variety of monologues and semi-staged scenes. All are welcome to attend this no cost event.

River Junction Poets
Dates: 05/03/2015, Times: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

downloadThe River Junction Poets began in 1974 as The Poets Workshop. Their mission is to appreciate and improve their talents, to share their work, and communicate the joys of poetry with everyone. They are generous with their time and talents throughout the Great Lakes Bay region. Join us as they share poetry in the Creative 360 gallery. Refreshments will be served. Please call to let us know you are coming. $8
Sunday, May 3 – 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. $8

The Alexander Technique: Breath-Movement-Being I
Dates: 05/04/2015, Times: 12:30 am - 2:30 am

The Alexander Technique is about movement and breathing; how we balance, shape and coordinate ourselves. It gently invites us to gradually free ourselves from habitual and fixed patterns of movement and thought, allowing the fullness of our stature to be. Alexander Technique Awareness can be applied to everyday activities and to specialized activities like singing, playing an instrument, golf, horseback riding, paining and much more. Lessons include hands-on guidance and feedback. For teens and adults. Wear comfortable clothing. Dierdre was born in Dublin, Ireland completed her Alexander Training in Oxford, England.

Individual sessions are 50 minutes and include work on the table and with a chair. Choose a time (12:30 pm/1:30 pm/2:30 pm) and call 989-837-1885 to schedule your session. 

Session I: Mondays, May 4, 11, 18, June 1 / $60 cash/check; $63 debit/credit
Session II: Tuesdays, June 9, 16, 23, 30 / $60
One time sessions: $20 /Call 989-837-1885 for availability



Yes We Can! Remembering Mother Tea
Dates: 05/05/2015, Times: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Mother's Day TeaJoin Linda Z. Smith and Karen Gruber for this special memorable tea where we will be remembering and honoring our mothers. If you can, bring your mother, but if that is not possible, bring photos and mementos. There will be poetry, songs, and remembrances, with assorted teas served from a fantastic collection of over 350 teapots. RSVP required by April 30. Space is limited.

Tuesday, May 5 – 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. $8

Assemblage and Alterered Technology Workshop with Roger Reichmann
Dates: 05/07/2015, Times: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

reichmannCombining traditionally non-artistic materials into three-dimensional works is the art of assemblage. Award-winning master artist Roger Reichmann will lead you through his techniques for building a long lasting, interesting, finely crafted assemblage. Reichmann is beginning to garner national attention for his creations. On the first day of the workshop, Roger will share information on how to choose a theme and select a solid base. He will also share his creative process and examples of his art. The remaining days are dedicated to assembling your piece. Start collecting “stuff.” You will need to bring your items and base to the second class.  Thursdays, May 7, 14, 21, 28, June 4, 11/6:30-8:30 pm. $99

Hearts and Flowers for Mother's Day
Dates: 05/08/2015, Times: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Mother's Day chocolates & candleCelebrate Mother’s Day with a beautiful surprise! Make delicious chocolate hearts and a silk rose petal candle holder so you are perfectly prepared for May 10th. Bring a cookie sheet with you to take home the hearts. With Diana Bradley. For all ages; children under 8 must be accompanied by a loving adult. Please let us know you are coming.  Friday, May 8 4-6:00 pm $20


Cocktails & Canvas - Set of 4 Wine Glasses
Dates: 05/08/2015, Times: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

wavy line wine glassesReady for a fun and creative evening? For Cocktails & Canvas, you don’t need an artistic bone in your body. You bring your favorite brew or cocktails, and we will provide the wine glasses, acrylics, brushes and the instruction. It’s like follow the leader for adults! Ursula Steckert and Allise Noble will lead you through the process, where everyone paints their own version of the featured painting. You’ll end up with your very own set of four wine glasses. Choose a date or come to all of them! Register early to ensure your space. These sell out!

Cherry Blossoms – Friday, May 29

7:00 – 9:00 pm / $40 cash or check; $43 debit or credit

Watercolor Kids
Dates: 05/09/2015, Times: 9:30 am - 11:30 am

WatercolorNobleKids (7-12) will learn the basic techniques of watercolor, how to use ink for bolder colors and secrets for adding texture. No painting experience is necessary – this is a great class for experimenting with art. The kids will practice each technique through a series of mini projects, and then they will use everything they’ve learned to create a final painting. Also appropriate for those who have take this class in the winter as new projects will be introduced. With Allise Noble. Bring a 16 x 20 watercolor paper pad with you to the first class. Other materials are provided. Please pre-register.  Saturdays, May 9, 16, 23 / 9:30-1130 a.m. $50

For a complete list of coming events, go to our Events page.


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