Summer 2021 | 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, or can enter the code MEMBER when registering online to receive the discount.
Basket Weaving – Outdoors
with artisan weaver Ray Lagasse
Saturday, August 14th–FULL
OR Saturday, August 21st–FULL
Saturday, September 11th
OR Saturday, October 16th
OR Saturday, November 6th
OR Saturday, November 13th
OR Two-day Lidded Basket Workshop Saturday, September 25 + Oct. 2nd
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm (bring a bag lunch)
Tuition: $118-155 depending on basket choice. *LAC members may enter the code MEMBER at checkout to receive a 10% tuition discount.
Location: Outdoors under the open-air event tent on the Library Arts Center Side Lawn
In this one-day workshop students will create an artisan, heirloom-quality basket from start to finish! The baskets will be woven using reed with a hardwood base, rails, and rim. All materials are created and prepared by instructor Ray Lagasse–a juried member of the League of NH Craftsmen. Each participant will be asked to choose which basket he or she will be making upon registration. View all of the basket options HERE.
Each student will leave the workshop with the completed basket of his or her choosing. Registration will close a week before the class starts.
Please Note: **Students who cancel before the class will still owe a $35 fee for materials preparation.
Plein Air Painting
with the Library Arts Center’s Open Studio Art Group
Dates: Wednesdays in June
Times: 9:00am-12:00noon each session
Fee: $8/session for LAC members, $12 for non-members
Wed. August 4 – Re-scheduled! – Wayfarer Visitor Center, Claremont, NH
All other dates in August, TBA.
Tie-Dye Sneakers… or Aprons, or Silk Scarves!
Instructor: Patti Warren
Wednesday, August 11, 6:00-7:30pm
Library Arts Center Side Lawn
OUTDOORS under the open-air event tent.
Cost: Free! Pre Registration Required
Bring your own shoes , silk scarves, or aprons as your canvas, the rest of the supplies will be provided.
Bring a pair of white or light colored canvas sneakers and leave with a one of a kind pair of artist style sneakers as you learn this really neat technique with sharpies and rubbing alcohol to create incredible tie-dye like effects. Not interested in having the coolest kicks in town? No worries! Bring a white or light colored canvas apron or silk scarf and use that as your surface! This is a fun one-session evening class to learn this colorful technique. Invite a friend to sign up too to double your fun, or come and meet new friends in this fun session under the tent.
Instructors: Gridliani Guzmán and Irene Chavez
Dates and times: TWO-DAY WORKSHOP
Choose one session:
Thursday August 12 and Friday August 13, 9:00-10:30 each day
OR Thursday August 12 and Friday August 13, 11:00-12:30 each day
Library Arts Center Side Lawn
This class is perfect for adults or families. Children are welcome to participate along with their families. Each family will complete one piñata.
Tuition: $65 per family, includes all materials for a complete piñata
Maximum of six families per session
This fun class designed to share the traditional art of Venezuelan piñata making, taught by Venezuelan artists, will bring this cultural Venezuelan party tradition to New Hampshire. This class is designed for families of all ages to take together to create one piñata per family. As a beginner class, within the two sessions each family will create one shaped piñata decorated with flourishes of crepe paper and filled with confetti, complete with a rope and pulley. Participants can choose to create a simple ball-shaped piñata or one more complexly shaped. Add personalized fun to your next family party while learning the techniques to make these in the future, as this is sure to be a new party tradition for your family!
Weekly Watercolor Drop-in on Zoom
for Beginners and Intermediate Students