Winter Vacation Magic!

Winter Acrylic Landscapes-November 2016

Winter Acrylic Landscapes-November 2016 with Rosalie McCarthy

Discover the versatility of acrylics. Dries quickly, easy application and clean up.  We'll begin with basic drawing lines to follow as you begin glazing  up of your painting, which is layering one thin layer of paint over another as each under-painting shines through.  Experience the many surprising colors applied to create snow and a free flowing application of the surrounding landscape. These will be guided painting classes with ongoing demonstration and individual attention with the freedom to develop your own painting style. Beginners/intermediate/advanced.

Friday mornings, November 4-December 16 (No Class November 24)
10:00 AM-1:00 PM in the Art Studio
$210/$178.50 members*

*(plus a $10 materials fee payable at the time of registration). If bringing your own materials, please see below for a specific list of supplies needed for class.

MATERIALS LIST:

1 X 14 Stretched Canvas

Grey Kneaded Eraser

Pad of 9 X 12 Paper Palette

Paper Towels or Rags

Smock or Old Shirt

Paints:  DO NOT buy in boxed sets.  Amount too small in each tube.  Buy

             Minimum 2.0 OZ. Tubes Of: Sap Green, Cerulean Blue, Ultramarine 

             Blue, Burnt Sienna, Burnt Umber, Yellow Ochre, Cadmium Yellow Hue,

             Cadmium Orange Hue, Lemon Yellow, Alizarin Crimson, Cadmium Red

             Medium or Light, Ivory Black, Purple or violet.

             Also a 6 OZ tube of Titanium White (we'll use lots of it) 

Table, floor easels, brushes, water buckets will be supplied. 

 

Winter Landscapes in Watercolor-November 2016

Winter Landscapes in Watercolor-November 2016 with Rosalie McCarthy
Begins November 2

Contrary to popular belief, watercolor is very forgiving.  It  has a fluidity and transparency unlike any other medium.  Prior to beginning a beautiful painting, you'll  be guided in sketching the subject (no prior drawing experience necessary). You'll learn glazing, brush loading, color mixing, paint lifting and control techniques as you gradually developing your painting allowing for adjustments along the way.

There will be ongoing individual guidance, instruction and demonstrations in a supportive, non-intimidating and fun atmosphere. Various papers, brushes and equipment will be discussed together with helpful handouts to assist you on your painting journey.  Beginners to advanced skill levels welcome.
Unknown Object

Wednesdays, November 2-December 14 (No class Nov. 23)
10:00 AM-1:00 PM in the Art Studio
$210/$178.50 members*

*Plus at $10 materials fee. If bringing your own materials, a list of necessary supplies is listed below. Please contact Rosalie at rosemac1310@gmail.com with any questions.

MATERIALS

Masking Tape (Not Colored)
9 X 12, 140 Pound, Cold Pressed Pad Watercolor Paper
UNGLAZED Paper Plates, Used for Palette (If glazed, paint will bead up)
Paper Towels
Grey Kneaded Eraser
Smock Or Old Shirt
Paints:  Box of 18 Watercolors (smaller boxes colors too limited) Suggested
             brands: Marie, Reeves, Pheonix
Note:  Pencils, brushes, water cups supplied by the instructor

My Dance Class- November 2016

My Dance Class with Michele Colley

This six-session cardio-dance class is for every level of dancer and exercise enthusiast. Students will learn original choreography combining Hip-hop, Funk, Broadway, Jazz, Latin, Modern, and whatever style fits the music. We will address the five components of fitness: cardiovascular, flexibility, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and body fat, in a fun and funky way. It is a non-stop, 60 minute workout that will melt away fat while boosting your dance skills. My Dance Class gives dancers of all ages the ability to attain their fitness goals.

Wednesdays, November 2-December 14 (No Class Nov. 23)

5:15-6:15 PM in the Art Studio

$72/$61.20 members

Drop-in rate $15/class

 

For more info, please contact Michele at mac_colley@comcast.net

Butter Ball

A Funny Weekend of Free Will!

Rabbit Hole

2nd Weds. Theater: The Best Medicine

What's Your Story, Morning Glory? October 2016

What's Your Story, Morning Glory? A Writing Gym for Women with Christine Ernst
Have you always wanted to write but worry that your story's not that interesting? Do you own a collection of blank journals that you never write in because your story's not important enough? What are you waiting for? Join our class and discover a world of story in your day to day. Each class is structured around simple and fun writing exercises, experience mining, exploration of the personal narrative, and optional weekly take-home assignments. No judgment, no critique, just lots of writing -- also sharing through reading aloud, if you choose. For more info, contact Christine at christineernstwriter@gmail.com

Saturday mornings, October 29-December 17 (No class November 5th or 19th)
9:00 AM -11:00 AM at The Meeting House

$114/$96.90 members
Drop-in Rate: $20

*To get to the Meeting House, please park in the Center's main parking lot by the Administration Building. Then, follow the gravel walking path marked with red arrows to arrive at the front door.

The Power of Pastels- November 2016

Turn on the light! Fire up your imagination and explore the expressive side of pastel painting. This soft pastel class will focus on creating strong simplified starts using big shapes of beautiful color.  We will experiment and explore various under-painting techniques using pastel, mark making, and significant color choices to push a painting further. Students will develop their own style while learning about composition, value, and technique. Discussion, mini-demos, exercises, critiques, individual coaching and more painting! Go beyond your comfort zone, create a more dynamic sense of atmosphere and have confidence with pastel.

Mondays, November 7-December 12
1:00-3:30 PM in the Art Studio
$175/$148.75 members
$35/$29.75 members Drop In fee per class

For more information, contact Ed: ecart@comcast.net

Portrait Sculpture-November 2016

Portrait Sculpture with Neil Grant

If you’ve ever wondered how sculptors produce realistic heads in clay, this is the course to explain how and to teach you to do it.  Over the 10-week period you’ll learn how sculpting is really about simplifying complex forms into basic shapes and how by following some simple rules you can produce a likeness.  With demonstrations, some basic anatomy and instruction in the planes of the face, you’ll be walked step by step through producing your own piece from a live model.  This course is for beginners and those seeking to put their sculpting on a strong foundation.  Clay and sculpting tools will be provided, but students are welcome to bring their own tools if they have them.

Thursdays, October 27-January 5 (No class Nov. 24th)
10:00 AM-1:00 PM in the Art Studio
$350/$297.50 members*

*Plus a $20 materials fee. Materials fee includes sculpting tools, clay, stands, and live models.

Saturday Yoga

SUNday Morning Yoga

Salon of Shorts

Drumming through Trauma

Cape Cod Drum Circle

Cape Cod Drum Circle     
A Drum Circle is a group of people, from just a few to say 50, sitting in a circle experiencing the spontaneous creation of music on a variety of drums and world percussion. It evokes the universal rhythm inside of us all. Anyone can participate. No experience necessary. Extra drums will be available but bring your own if you have them. Dancers and wind players are also welcome!!  For more info, contact Sam Holmstock at samholmstock@gmail.com              
The First Sunday of every month
5:00-7:00 PM in the Art Studio
$5 donation requested for the use of the space

Wine & Music Wednesday Holiday Sing-A-Long

Scrooge

2nd Wednesday Theater: Christmas

Beginning Adult Tap-November 2016

Cape Cod master teacher Susan Mendoza Friedman will introduce basic tap technique with her usual energy and creative style. For those who have no previous tap experience but who want to become the next Ginger Rogers or Fred Astaire! Great music…great exercise…great fun!  You are guaranteed to leave the class with a smile. For more info, contact Susan at smf318@me.com


Thursdays, November 3-December 15 (No Class November 24)
5:15 PM-6:15 PM in the Black Box Upstairs
6 weeks: $90/$76.50 members

Musical Theatre Dance Workshop- Feb. 2017

Musical Theater Dance Workshop

February School Vacation 2017 for children ages 6-12

Instructors: Michele Colley and Kris Hill

Monday-Friday February 20-24

10:30-3:00 in the Art Studio and Theater

 

Experience the world of musical theater in a five-day performance-based workshop were students learn the basics of singing, dancing, acting and the visual arts associated with a  performance. At the end of the week, these disciplines come together in a fun creative production for family and friends.  Musical Theater Dance Workshop has become one of the most popular classes on Cape Cod.

  $175.00  per session

 

Mixed Media Drawing- January 2017

Mixed Media Drawing- January 2017 with Jackie Reeves

This class is for those who are comfortable with the basics of drawing and feel ready to explore unique expressive mixed media techniques. Working with still life, students will receive demos and instruction on creating with a variety of dry and wet media and collage on paper and art boards. The goal in this class is to push through simply drawing what you see by learning how to build up surface and then self edit through collage and paint application. Examples of expressive drawing in contemporary art practices will be shared to further spark ideas and new possibilities. 

Thursday mornings, January 5-February 9
9:30 AM-12:30 PM in the Black Box Upstairs
$210/$178.50 members

 

 

Portrait Sculpture Studio-January 2017

Portrait Sculpture Studio, January 2017 with Neil Grant
 
Portrait sculpture allows you to make realistic representations of studio models, loved ones, celebrities and even figures of your imagination.  If you’d like to learn this art form, or you’re someone who just wants to build on their existing skills and experience, then this is the class for you.  Each session provides the opportunity to work on portrait sculpture in a studio environment from a live model. Sculptor Neil Grant will be available to tutor both beginner and intermediate students as they use the model and other reference materials to learn sculpting techniques and produce work.  Each of two models will be used over a five week period to allow students to create a finished piece of work. Stands are provided and some tools are available. 
 
Thursdays, January 19-February 23 (10 weeks)
10:00 AM-1:00 PM in the Art Studio
$350/$297.50 members*

*Plus a $20 materials fee. Materials fee includes sculpting tools, clay, stands, and live models.

Intermediate Adult Tap-January 2017

Intermediate Adult Tap Dance with Susan Friedman
Cape Cod master teacher Susan Mendoza Friedman brings her tap energy and creative style to every class. This is a continuation of the Beginner Tap class or for those who are  familiar with the  basic knowledge of tap terminology. More advanced  technique will be introduced building on the curriculum from Beginner Tap.  By the end of the session, students will complete a full length choreographed tap dance and may have performance opportunities. A fabulously fun class and a great cardio workout…not to mention the sing-along possibilities with music we all love!  For more information contact Susan at smf318@me.com
Thursdays, January 5-March 23   (No class Feb. 16)
4:15 PM-5:15 PM in the Black Box Upstairs
11 weeks: $165/$140.25 members

Beginning Adult Tap-January, 2017

Beginning Adult Tap- January 2017 with Susan Friedman

Cape Cod master teacher Susan Mendoza Friedman will introduce basic tap technique with her usual energy and creative style. For those who have no previous tap experience but who want to become the next Ginger Rogers or Fred Astaire! Great music…great exercise…great fun!  You are guaranteed to leave the class with a smile.

Thursdays, January 5-March 23 (No Class Feb. 16)
5:15 PM-6:15 PM in the Black Box Upstairs
11 weeks: $165/$140.25 members

For more info, contact Susan at smf318@me.com

What's Your Story, Morning Glory? January 2017 Saturdays

 

What's Your Story, Morning Glory? A Writing Gym for Women- January 2017
with Christine Ernst
Begins January 14 Drop-Ins Welcome!

Have you always wanted to write but worry that your story's not that interesting? Do you own a collection of blank journals that you never write in because your story's not important enough? What are you waiting for? Join our class and discover a world of story in your day to day. Each class is structured around simple and fun writing exercises, experience mining, exploration of the personal narrative, and optional weekly take-home assignments. No judgment, no critique, just lots of writing -- also sharing through reading aloud, if you choose.

Saturday mornings, January 14-February 18
9:00 AM -11:00 AM at the Meeting House
$114/$96.90 members
Drop-in Rate: $20

*To get to the Meeting House, please park in the Center's main parking lot by the Administration Building.
Then, follow the gravel walking path marked with red arrows to arrive at the front door.

For more info, contact Christine at christineernstwriter@gmail.com

The Rip-It-Ups

Arts and Movement Lunch Bunch

Arts and Movement Lunch Bunch with Miss Lori

A first introduction to the arts and movement where students will dance to music, make arts and crafts, take nature walks, do drama and much more. Class begins with lunch, and each class will be different. For ages preschool-elementary. Homeschoolers welcome! Children should bring a peanut-free lunch and a water bottle. For more information, please contact Miss Lori: misslori_klubkidz@comcast.net

Tuesdays, September 13-December 20 (no class Nov. 22)
12:00-1:30 PM in the Art Studio
$140/$119 members (discounted to preregister)
Drop in: $15/class
3rd or more siblings drop-in: $5/each

 

 

What's Your Story, Morning Glory? January 2017 (Thursdays)

What's Your Story, Morning Glory? A Writing Gym for Women- January 2017 (Thursdays)
with Christine Ernst
Begins January 12th- Drop-Ins Welcome!

Have you always wanted to write but worry that your story's not that interesting? Do you own a collection of blank journals that you never write in because your story's not important enough? What are you waiting for? Join our class and discover a world of story in your day to day. Each class is structured around simple and fun writing exercises, experience mining, exploration of the personal narrative, and optional weekly take-home assignments. No judgment, no critique, just lots of writing -- also sharing through reading aloud, if you choose.

Thursday mornings, January 12-February 16
9:00 AM -11:00 AM at the Meeting House
$114/$96.90 members
Drop-in Rate: $20

*To get to the Meeting House, please park in the Center's main parking lot by the Administration Building.
Then, follow the gravel walking path marked with red arrows to arrive at the front door.

For more info, contact Christine at christineernstwriter@gmail.com

The Power of Pastels- January 2017

The Power of Pastels- January, 2017 with Ed Chesnovitch

Turn on the light! Fire up your imagination and explore the expressive side of pastel painting. This soft pastel class will focus on creating strong simplified starts using big shapes of beautiful color.  We will experiment and explore various under-painting techniques using pastel, mark making, and significant color choices to push a painting further. Students will develop their own style while learning about composition, value, and technique. Discussion, mini-demos, exercises, critiques, individual coaching and more painting! Go beyond your comfort zone, create a more dynamic sense of atmosphere and have confidence with pastel.

Mondays, January 9-February 13
1:00-3:30 PM in the Art Studio
$175/$148.75 members
$35/$29.75 members Drop In fee per class

For more information, contact Ed: ecart@comcast.net

Watercolor Painting, January 2017

 Watercolor Painting-January 2017 with Rosalie McCarthy

Contrary to popular belief, watercolor is very forgiving.  It  has a fluidity and transparency unlike any other medium.  Prior to beginning a beautiful painting, you'll  be guided in sketching the subject (no prior drawing experience necessary). You'll learn glazing, brush loading, color mixing, paint lifting and control techniques as you gradually developing your painting allowing for adjustments along the way.

There will be ongoing individual guidance, instruction and demonstrations in a supportive, non-intimidating and fun atmosphere. Various papers, brushes and equipment will be discussed together with helpful handouts to assist you on your painting journey.  Beginners to advanced skill levels welcome.


Wednesdays, January 11-February 15
11:00 AM-2:00 PM in the Black Box Upstairs (NEW LOCATION!)
$210/$178.50 members*

*Plus at $10 materials fee. If bringing your own materials, a list of necessary supplies is listed below. Please contact Rosalie at rosemac1310@gmail.com with any questions.

MATERIALS

Masking Tape (Not Colored)
9 X 12, 140 Pound, Cold Pressed Pad Watercolor Paper
UNGLAZED Paper Plates, Used for Palette (If glazed, paint will bead up)
Paper Towels
Grey Kneaded Eraser
Smock Or Old Shirt
Paints:  Box of 18 Watercolors (smaller boxes colors too limited) Suggested
             brands: Marie, Reeves, Pheonix
Note:  Pencils, brushes, water cups supplied by the instructor

Acrylic Painting, January 2017

Acrylic Painting-January 2017 with Rosalie McCarthy

Discover the versatility of acrylics. Dries quickly, easy application and clean up.  We'll begin with basic drawing lines to follow as you begin glazing  up of your painting, which is layering one thin layer of paint over another as each under-painting shines through.  Experience the many surprising colors applied to create snow and a free flowing application of the surrounding landscape. These will be guided painting classes with ongoing demonstration and individual attention with the freedom to develop your own painting style. Beginners/intermediate/advanced.

Fridays, January 13-February 17
11:00 AM-2:00 PM in the Black Box Upstairs (NEW LOCATION!)
$210/$178.50 members*

Please contact Rosalie at rosemac1310@gmail.com with any questions.

*(plus a $10 materials fee payable at the time of registration). If bringing your own materials, please see below for a specific list of supplies needed for class.

MATERIALS LIST:

11 X 14 Stretched Canvas

Grey Kneaded Eraser

Pad of 9 X 12 Paper Palette

Paper Towels or Rags

Smock or Old Shirt

Paints:  DO NOT buy in boxed sets.  Amount too small in each tube.  Buy

             Minimum 2.0 OZ. Tubes Of: Sap Green, Cerulean Blue, Ultramarine 

             Blue, Burnt Sienna, Burnt Umber, Yellow Ochre, Cadmium Yellow Hue,

             Cadmium Orange Hue, Lemon Yellow, Alizarin Crimson, Cadmium Red

             Medium or Light, Ivory Black, Purple or violet.

             Also a 6 OZ tube of Titanium White (we'll use lots of it) 

Table, floor easels, brushes, water buckets will be supplied. 

 

Beginner Ukulele-January 2017

Beginner Ukulele-January 2017 with Steve Gregory

Everyone is musical. Explore the music in you with the Ukulele! The Ukulele has enjoyed a comeback in recent years with popular artists, such as Train, IZ, and Jake Shimabukuro leading the charge. Students will learn basic chords and strumming patterns to classic songs. Singing along is encouraged but not required. Once you’ve learned a few basic techniques, you’ll be on your way to playing pretty much any song you’d like to. Performance opportunities are available as well! Please bring your own ukulele.

Saturday mornings, January 7-February 25
9:00-10:20 AM in the Art Studio
$160/$136 members

For more information, please email Steve: stephenpgregory@yahoo.com

Intermediate Ukulele, January 2017

Intermediate Ukulele, January 2017 with Steve Gregory

Intermediate Ukulele covers finger picking, single note melody playing, advanced and novelty strumming patterns, tablature, jazz chords and other fun approaches to the instrument. Arrangements are new and fresh for each new session. We'll be covering songs by artists such as The Beatles, Van Morrison, as well as Motown classics and tunes from the Great American Songbook. Join us for some playing and singing. Performance opportunities are available as well! 8 sessions.

Saturday mornings, January 7-February 25
10:30 AM- 12:00 PM in the Art Studio
$160/$136 members

For more information, please email Steve: stephenpgregory@yahoo.com

Shostakovich Triumphant: Every Good Boy Deserves Favor

2nd Weds Theater: A Talented Woman

AUDITIONS: Rabbit Hole

AFCC Winter Exhibit: Personal Space

The ABCs of NYC: Volume 2!

Holiday Babysitting

Bruce Marshall Group

Evening of Yoga Nidra

2nd Wednesday Theater: The Trip to Bountiful

Wine & Music Wednesday, Jan 2017

Drawing People-Parts to Whole, November 2016

Drawing People-Parts to Whole, November 2016

Each week, we will focus on different parts of the human form; hands, feet and portrait. Beginning with drawing from handouts, and plaster casts, we will develop skills in seeing shapes, perspective, proportion and creating volume with shading. There will be a live model for the last two sessions with instruction on the use of drawing tools and strategies for drawing from life in a loose and flowing manner. Beginners are welcome as well as seasoned drawers who can take advantage of focused drawing time.

Thursdays, November 3-December 17 (no class November 24)
2:00-4:00 PM in the Art Studio
$225/$191.25 members

For more information, email Jackie: 1jreeves@comcast.net