Summer 2018 Offerings for Adults
1) DROP IN OR CALL – Call the Library Arts Center office at 603-863-3040 or stop by during gallery hours (Tues-Fri. 11am-4pm, Sat. 10am-2pm) Your registration is complete when we have received your competed registration form, as well as payment for the class.
2) PRINT & MAIL a registration form with your check. Download the ADULT REGISTRATION FORM.
3) REGISTER ONLINE NOW by clicking the link below.
PLEASE NOTE: If the class of your choice is full or canceled due to lack of enrollment, you will be notified and entitled to a full refund. Class tuition is due in full on or before the first day of the class session. Make-up classes will only be offered when the instructor is unable to teach his/her class.
Members of the Library Arts Center may subtract 10% from tuition prices of all classes. Scholarships for children’s classes are available; please inquire.
SUMMER Classes for ADULTS 2018Engaging & affordable classes and workshops for both beginning and seasoned artists.
(See a full list of class descriptions below table.)
|Class Name||Instructor||Dates||Days & Times||Tuition|
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|Create Your Life Vision Board Workshop||Jennifer Stark||June 23||Saturday|
|ART CAMP for GROWN-UPS!|
|Making Stamps for Printing||Chris Scott||July 12||Thursday|
|Accordion Folded Books||Chris Scott||July 19||Thursday|
|Batik with Crayons & Dye||Chris Scott||August 9||Thursday|
|Batik Wax Printing||Chris Scott||August 16||Thursday|
|Paper Clay Sculpture||Chris Scott||August 23||Thursday|
|Basket Weaving||Ray Lagasse||Upcoming sessions:|
|Price varies depending on basket choice. See options below.|
|Master Class with Peter Granucci|
Monhegan Island, Maine
|Peter Granucci||June 15-18, 2018|
(Returning to NH on the 19th in the evening)
(returning on Tues. evening)
|Please inquire for more info.|
|Drop-in Open Studio Art Group||Facilitator: Heidi Lorenz||Ongoing||Wednesdays|
|$8 members/$12 non-members per session|
Our Community Mosaic Project
Free, fun and open to everyone!
Friday June 15, 3pm – 5pm
Come help make a large mosaic to be displayed outside the Library Arts Center. We will provide the materials to build a mosaic with family and friends! Hosted by: Chris Scott and Stacey Hammerlind
Our Community Sculpture Project
Free, fun and open to everyone!
Friday June 22, 3pm – 5pm
Come paint your own wooden fish to be displayed as part of a community sculpture on the Newport common. We’ll provide the wooden fish and the exterior paint! Hosted by: Chris Scott and Stacey Hammerlind
Create Your Life Vision Board Workshop
ART CAMP for GROWN-UPS!
Join us at the Library Arts Center for evenings of arts and crafts, and some relaxing summer art fun!
Instructor: Chris Scott
Dates: Select Thursday evenings throughout the summer: July 12, 19, August 9,16, and 23
Times: 5pm to 7pm
July 12 – Making stamps for printing – Draw and carve a printing block from soft “eraser” material and use your print block to print your design
July 19 – Accordion folded book – Use a variety of drawing materials and papers to make your own accordion folded book
August 9 – Batik with crayons and dye – Make a batiked cloth using a simple and safe method of batiking.
August 16 – Batik – Wax printing – Use wax and stamps to create printed design on cloth. The wax acts as a dye repellent when dying the cloth. The result is a beautiful colorful dyed cloth design.
August 23 – Paper clay sculpture – Make simple smooth paper clay and use it to sculpt small objects.
Facilitator: Heidi Lorenz
DROP-IN FEE per session: $8 members / $12 non-members
NO MEETINGS in JUNE | Plein Air Painting Dates in July/August | ONGOING, WEDNESDAYS, 9am-12noon
During the summer, this group will meet for PLEIN AIR PAINTING DATES:
(please contact the facilitator at firstname.lastname@example.org or text/call 603.573.5847 for addresses & directions to painting locations.)
Wed. July 3rd: Sunshine Acres Family Farm in Goshen
Wed. July 11th: Private Residence on Pinnacle Rd. in Croydon
Wed. July 18th: The Fells, Newbury, NH *Site admission is free to those painting
Wed. July 25th: Saint Gaudens National Historic Site *Additional National Park Entry Fee of $10 will apply, (or bring your National Park Pass)
* More Plein Air Painting Dates for August soon to be announced. Participants should bring their own easel, supplies, etc. as well as snacks/water.
Looking for a time to work on current projects? Be inspired to work in a studio environment alongside other area artists in this drop-in group that meets on a weekly basis. The class facilitator, Heidi Lorenz, is available for light guidance. All mediums are welcome. No prior experience is necessary. Please bring all supplies you will need for your projects. Call the Arts Center at 603.863.3040 for more information.
MASTER CLASS–TRIP TO MONHEGAN ISLAND, MAINE!
The Library Arts Center is hosting trip/art class with artist and instructor Peter Granucci to renowned artist retreat Monhegan Island, Maine; June 15-18, returning to New Hampshire on the evening of 19th. Days will be focused on arts instruction, on-site landscape painting and drawing, as well as critique. The class trip is an offshoot of Peter’s year-long Master Class in Landscape Painting series at the Arts Center; the Monhegan trip is open first to those class participants, and then will be open to the greater Arts Center community as space allows. Please contact the Library Arts Center for more information, and to be put on the waiting list.
Instructor: Ray Lagasse
June 9, 2018, 8:30am-4:30pm (bring a bag lunch).
Tuition: *Varies depending on basket choice. To see a listing of basket options & prices, please click here: BASKET OPTIONS
Description: In this one-day workshop students can choose to make one of four large-sized baskets: a wool gathering basket, laundry basket, double-pie, or pack basket. The baskets will be woven using reed with a hardwood base, rails, and rim. All materials are created and prepared by Ray Lagasse. Each participant will be asked to choose which basket he or she will be making upon registration. Each Student will leave the workshop with the completed basket of his or her choosing. Registration will close a week before the class starts. **Students who cancel before the class will still owe a $35 fee for materials preparation.
To view your basket choices for this workshop, please click here: BASKET OPTIONS
Watercolor Class for Differently Abled Adults
Instructor: Becky Bense
ONGOING, Friday mornings 9 am-12 noon
Classes will resume weekly again on Fri. Sept. 28th
Tuition: $6 a session, includes materials
This inclusive group meets in the studio for inspired watercolor art projects with artist and instructor Becky Bense. This class is designed to engage differently-abled adults as well as their caregivers in fun, creative art projects! Please contact the Library Arts Center if you know of a student who would be interested in joining this group.