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Glen Arbor Arts Center

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6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States

January 2020

After School Art Session 3

January 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 11, 2020

Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$65 – $75

Glen Arbor Arts Center offers quality, immersive experiences for our community’s youngest artists, in grades K – 4...

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February 2020

Creating Decorative Papers

February 1 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$50 – $65 12 tickets left

No painting skills required for this fun and fast-paced class. Using recycled and inexpensive materials, we will scrape and layer paint, paper, markers...

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Lecture: A Short History of Color in Painting

February 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$10 – $15 16 tickets left

Art educator Linda Young traces how artists have used color -- from the luscious pigments used by 16th century Renaissance artists to the color-drenched canvasses of the 1960s...

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Intentional Mending

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$40 – $50 8 tickets left

Class Goal: to discover how the functional task of mending becomes a vehicle for creative discovery.

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After School Art Session 4

February 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 14, 2020

Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$65 – $75 12 tickets left

Glen Arbor Arts Center offers quality, immersive experiences for our community’s youngest artists, in grades K – 4...

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April 2020

PL*ART

April 18 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$50 – $65 12 tickets left
Oneill Plart

Frustrated by the amount of single-use, post-consumer plastic bags, and packaging that streams through your life? Now you can turn it into art.

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Gallery Event: Fresh Water Poetry Throwdown

April 19 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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“Who owns the water?” People? Communities? Corporations? Nobody? That question is the basis for the Fresh Water Poetry Throwdown.

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Acrylic Sessions Class 1

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until May 26, 2020

Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$175 – $195 12 tickets left

Take your painting to the next level! The best way to improve is by practice. Learn, refresh, or refine the basics of using acrylic paint in this multi-session class.

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May 2020

Found Objects Stamped Paper

May 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$50 – $65 12 tickets left

Whether you are just beginning to explore your creative life or have already developed a love of paint and paper, you will enjoy this fast-paced class.

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Good Reading, Good Writing

May 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$25 – $35 12 tickets left

If you’re a writer, you’re also a reader—someone who reads not only for pleasure but to discover and analyze good writing.

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Gallery Talk: Wings of Wonder Rebecca Lessard

May 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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Wings of Wonder founder Rebecca Lessard talks about the Leelanau County raptor rehabilitation sanctuary she created in the 1990s.

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June 2020

Drawing: Embracing the Basics

June 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until June 30, 2020

Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$160 – $180 12 tickets left

Dates: June 9, 16, 23 & 30 This multi-session class introduces participants to drawing techniques that develop basic skills. The class will explore dark-to-light value range using a variety of pencils and pens. Experimentation with simple line work, cross hatching and blending will be explored while focusing on direct observation of still life objects. The class includes demonstrations, discussions and presentations of drawing examples from the Masters to contemporary artists. Creating a personal sketchbook will be encouraged.

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Exploring Watercolor

June 25 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on June 26, 2020 at 11:00 am

Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$160 – $180 12 tickets left

Dive in and explore various types of water-based media e.g. paint, pencils, and water-soluble pastels while learning the basics of painting with water-based media.

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July 2020

Plein Air on the Town

July 9 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on July 10, 2020 at 9:00 am

Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$145 – $160 12 tickets left

Strengthen your plein air skills while painting in the beautiful town of Glen Arbor.

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Have Pencil, Will Travel

July 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$75 – $90 12 tickets left

Date: July 14 Learn to adventure more deeply into your journeys by sketching while you travel. This one-day session will focus on both the urban environment and the natural landscape. Participants will practice quick drawing techniques that include evaluating composition and value range. Various drawing materials and approaches will be explored. The class will begin with a presentation of sketch examples from history, as well as contemporary artists.

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Linocut Printmaking Workshop

July 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$150 – $175 12 tickets left

In this daylong workshop, participants go through the basics of linocut printmaking, step- by- step. We will begin by talking about the specific challenges of drawing for linocut printing.

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Mono printing with the Gelli Plate

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$95 – $110 12 tickets left

Have you heard of the Gelli Plate? It’s a permanent durable gel plate that can be used to make prints over and over again without the need for a press.

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August 2020

Collage 1

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on August 11, 2020 at 10:00 am

Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$110 – $125 12 tickets left

Explore the world of color and shape in this two-day acrylic painting/collage workshop.

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Collage 2

August 12 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on August 13, 2020 at 10:00 am

Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$110 – $125 12 tickets left

Explore the world of color and shape in this two-day acrylic painting/collage workshop.

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Writing the Personal Essay and Poetry

August 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$15 – $25 12 tickets left

In this workshop, we will gather ideas for writing; learn about crafting the ideas into personal essay and poetry formats, and end with a celebration read-around.

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Morning Coffee Klatsch Still Life Painting

August 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on August 21, 2020 at 9:00 am

Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$120 – $135 12 tickets left

Start your day with coffee and creativity! This popular two-morning class is designed for the emerging painter who desires to further develop their skill...

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September 2020

Figure drawing

September 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until September 19, 2020

Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$225 – $240 12 tickets left

Learn the foundations for understanding and drawing the figure. Working from a live model, the class will include demonstrations and one-on-one instruction...

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Image to Abstract

September 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until September 11, 2020

Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
$495 – $525 12 tickets left

This workshop is designed for the realist painter interested in adding elements of abstraction to his or her work while remaining firmly rooted in traditional representational techniques.

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Take Amazing Photos Using Your IPhone

September 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$50 – $60 12 tickets left

Learn to shoot amazing photos using your iPhone! Composition and lighting will be discussed and demonstrated.

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October 2020

Acrylic Sessions Class 2

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 27, 2020

Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$175 – $195 12 tickets left

Take your painting to the next level! The best way to improve is by practice. Learn, refresh, or refine the basics of using acrylic paint in this multi-session class.

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Found Paper Collage

October 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$50 – $60 12 tickets left

If you have ever thought about “painting” with paper, this class is for you. If you are a painter and want to try something different, this class is for you.

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Personal Power Tools

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$25 – $35 12 tickets left

Sculptor Louise Nevelson said, “It’s a hell of a thing to be born, and if you’re born, you’re at least entitled to yourself.” What is personal power?

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Finding Courage: Painting for Deeper Self Expression

October 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until October 18, 2020

Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$350 – $385 12 tickets left

In this three-day workshop, Jessica Kovan encourages and challenges participants to find their language in their paintings.

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November 2020

Paper Ornaments

November 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$50 – $65 12 tickets left

Construct Beautiful paper ornaments using book pages, sheet music, maps, and commercially printed papers. Fold and glue papers to create three different kinds of ornaments.

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