Archive for January 2013

An Evening of English Country Dancing   Leave a comment

Country dancing

Join host Barry Levitt and dance caller Alice Smith-Goeke for a lively evening of dancing for all skill levels. English Country Dance is a form of social folk dance which originated in Renaissance England, and was popular until the early 19th century in parts of Europe, the American colonies and the United States.

February 7          Thursday          6:30 – 8:30pm            Free                     Ages 14+

No registration required.

Posted January 29, 2013 by GPAC Arts in Events, News

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Arts for All: Felt Faces   Leave a comment

Felt Faces

Ever feel like you’re falling to pieces? Well put yourself together again using colorful felt shapes and glue! Visit the GPAC during the Tina Lynch Wilson and Neil Hottle Exhibition and make a unique felt collage self-portrait that you can take home.

Feb 02 – Mar 30                           Saturdays                                   Free

What is Arts for All?

Posted January 26, 2013 by GPAC Arts in Arts For All

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Tina Lynch Wilson and Neil Hottle Exhibition   Leave a comment

"Entry" by Tina Lynch Wilson

“Entry” by Tina Lynch Wilson

As a surrealist collage artist, Tina’s artwork will take you to landscapes filled with colors and patterns of Asia. Neil shares an affinity for bold colors as he uses paint to depict abstracted forms. Join us for free collage art activities on Saturdays in the Arts for All room. Closed 2/19 and 3/29.

Feb 02 – Mar 30                    Regular GPAC hours                    Free

Posted January 26, 2013 by GPAC Arts in Exhibits

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Anyone Can Draw!   Leave a comment

"Radley" by Del Barfoot on flickr

Instructor Tom Leavitt says, “I truly believe that anyone CAN draw and if you join me, I’ll prove it to you.” Learn about composition, line, form and perspective. Pencils (charcoal and graphite) and vine charcoal will be used. Materials provided. $95 for 6 classes.

Feb 08 – Mar 15         Fridays         10:30am – 1:30pm          Ages 18 +

Register online by visiting Play Indy and looking up Course #205751, or call (317) 327-7135.

Click here for a PDF file of the Indy Parks 2013 Winter/Spring Program Guide.

Posted January 23, 2013 by GPAC Arts in Classes

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Beginning Printmaking   Leave a comment

"Lemons Linocut" by madèo on flickr

Printmaking is easy and fun to learn! Instructor Tom Leavitt teaches the basics of linoleum block printing. Materials provided. $95 for 6 classes.

Feb 08 – Mar 15         Fridays         2:00 – 4:00pm          Ages 16 +

Register online by visiting Play Indy and looking up Course #205800, or call (317) 327-7135.

This class will also be available:

Apr 12 – May 17             Saturdays          2:00 – 4:00pm         Course # 205801

Click here for a PDF file of the Indy Parks 2013 Winter/Spring Program Guide.

Posted January 18, 2013 by GPAC Arts in Classes

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Abstracting from Nature   1 comment

by Steve Snodgrass on flickr

The talented Katie Burk teaches this imaginative class. Students will use nature and organic forms to generate well-developed, abstract paintings. By observing and recording some elements of a subject, students will learn when to improvise and when to veer from the literal. $60 for 6 classes.

Feb 02 – Mar 09         Saturdays         12:00 – 2:00pm          Ages 16 +

Register online by visiting Play Indy and looking up Course #205717, or call (317) 327-7135.

This class will also be available:

Apr 13 – May 18             Saturdays          12:00 – 2:00pm         Course # 205719

Click here for a PDF file of the Indy Parks 2013 Winter/Spring Program Guide.

Posted January 17, 2013 by GPAC Arts in Classes

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Drawing, Painting and More   Leave a comment

Katie working withkids

Explore various artistic tools and materials as you crate works of art in a friendly, engaging and creative environment. Work with paint, dry media, printmaking, collage and more. Artist Katie Burk will show you how to do it all! $75 for 6 classes.

Feb 02 – Mar 09         Saturdays         9:30 – 11:30am          Ages 7 – 12

Register online by visiting Play Indy and looking up Course #205670, or call (317) 327-7135.

This class will also be available:

Apr 20 – May 25             Saturdays          9:30 – 11:30am         Course # 205671

Click here for a PDF file of the Indy Parks 2013 Winter/Spring Program Guide.

Posted January 16, 2013 by GPAC Arts in Classes

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