Archive for September 2011
You will be painting a beautiful fall landscape that includes a winding river leading back to autumn trees set in front of a soft sky. This will be painted on a 16 x 20 water color board provided by the instructor. Additional $6 fee due at the time of class. $30/two classes.
Supplies: water color paints – white, burnt sienna, burnt umber, black, ultramarine blue, paynes gray, orange, sap green. Bring a variety of different sized brushes.
October 14-21 Fridays 1:00pm-4:00pm
Register online or call 327-7135.
The Garfield Park Arts Center in partnership with the Southside Art League is pleased to feature the winners of the annual Midwest National Abstract Art Competition. Celebrating its seventh year, the exhibition has attracted artists from over 30 states. Visit us Saturdays and Sundays in the Arts for All room as we create contour line drawings and wire sculptures.
Midwest National Abstract Art Exhibition Opening Reception (Black Tie Optional)
October 1 Saturday 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Free
Midwest National Abstract Art Exhibition
Oct 1 – Nov 13 Regular GPAC Hours Free
This October, the GPAC staff invites you and your family to create an abstract wire portrait of yourself! First, you’ll create a “blind contour drawing” without lifting your pencil or looking at your paper. Your drawing will be one long, unbroken line. Then, you will sculpt a three dimensional drawing using colorful telephone wire. Each portrait is unique, and wildly abstract!
Bring your family to Arts for All at the GPAC October 1 – November 13 on Saturdays and Sundays during open hours to participate in this activity. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
The next time someone compliments you on your necklace or earrings, you can say, “I made them myself!” This class will cover the tools and materials used for jewelry making and the basics for creating necklaces, earrings and bracelets. For $10 a class, artist Marti Icenogle will teach you how to create your own necklace, bracelet and earrings. All necessary tools and supplies provided by GPAC. $40 for 4 classes.
Oct 6-27 Thursday 6:00-8:00pm Course#173907
Register online or call (317) 327-7135.
Explore the beauty of language through readings and discussion. For enthusiasts or those new to reading and writing poetry, this group celebrates the artistry of poetic expression. The group meets every third Sunday. Ages 18+ / Free
September 18, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
October 16, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
November 20 (Autumn Art Fair!), 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
December 18, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
For more information, please call (317) 327-7135.
In this six week class, you will be introduced to techniques and tips for keeping a visual journal using primarily ink and paint. We will begin by discussing the various paper, paints and inks used for journaling. Then we will begin working on various journaling techniques that you can incorporate into your personal journal, including creating fabulous page backgrounds, laying out your journal page, adding text and much more.
$65 for 6 classes. No class Oct 16. Register online or call 327-7135.
Oct 2-Nov 13 Sundays 1:00-3:00pm Course #173833
WHAT: The National Arts Program is an exhibit of artworks created by City of Indianapolis employees, retirees and their families as they compete for cash prizes. Entries are judged in Amateur, Intermediate, Professional and Youth classifications. Awards will be announced at the Closing Reception.
WHERE: The Garfield Park Arts Center, 2432 Conservatory Dr.
WHEN: Saturday, September 24 from 3:00 – 5:00pm
Questions? Feel free to call us at 327-7135.
You’ve seen these unique jewelry pieces at craft fairs and on Etsy.com, now learn how to make your own bottle cap pendants! Jewelry maker Marti Icenogle will teach you the basic steps for recycling old bottle caps into charming pendants using resin and other materials. These make great gifts!
$17 for 1 class. Register online or call 327-7135.
Sept 30 Friday 9:30am-12:30pm Course #173827
Oct 28 Friday 9:30am-12:30pm Course #173828
Dec 2 Friday 9:30am-12:30pm Course #173829
Film collector, historian and preservationist Eric Grayson will be sharing some of his favorite vintage films one night each month. Tickets are available at the door on the night of the film.
Made for Each Other (1939) with Carole Lombard and Jimmy Stewart.
A whirlwind romance takes off at full speed with a 24 hour courtship and wedding. When the typical newlywed troubles begin with a new baby, money problems and a difficult mother-in-law, it seems the fledgling marriage may not survive. Don’t miss the frantic cross-country plane trip with serum to save the baby! Runtime: 92 minutes.
September 17 Saturday 8:00pm $3.00 per ticket
Questions? Give us a call at 327-7135.
Do you enjoy getting your hands dirty when you make art? Take a clay class! We offer classes for all levels of artists, whether you are a hardcore clay fanatic or have no experience at all. Register now!
Beginning Clay Studio
For beginner students with no experience to those who need a refresher. The instructor will teach basic clay techniques and provide project ideas. The GPAC provides basic tools and firing on-site; participants provide clay and glazes.
$54 for 6 classes. No class Nov. 24.
Sept 22 – Oct 2 Thursdays 6:00 – 9:00 pm Course #173776 Register online
Nov 3 – Dec 15 Thursdays 6:00 – 9:00 pm Course #173777 Register online
Intermediate and Advanced Clay Studio
For more experienced clay artists. Students will work on individual projects with guidance and technical support from the instructor. The GPAC provides basic tools and firing on-site; participants provide clay and glazes.
$54 for 6 classes. No class Nov. 23.
Sept 21 – Oct 26 Wednesdays 6:00 – 9:00 pm Course #173778 Register online
Nov 2 – Dec 14 Wednesdays 6:00 – 9:00 pm Course #173781 Register online
Clay Handbuilding for People with High-Functioning Autism
Join instructors Sean Gray and Rick Greiner for this unique class. Program is designed for both the students and their caregivers to work side-by-side. Learn the basics of clay including slab work and coiling. Best suited for participants with high-functioning autism who are able to communicate with the instructors and have an interest in clay. Fee includes both participants and supplies. Age minimum based on the primary participants. Ages 7 – 15.
$98 for 6 classes. No class Oct 15.
Oct 1 – Nov 12 Saturdays 1:00 – 2:30 pm Course #173765 Register online