Arts on Main offers classes and workshops for adults and children.
Children’s Classes and Workshops
Color Your Canvas – Kidz
Just for Fun creative sessions for kids aged 5-12. Once a month, on a Saturday from 10:00am to 11:30am. Our professional teacher Christina Micket demonstrates how to paint a new theme each session. Bring your children and their friends! Cost $15, includes all art supplies and a snack.
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Sponsored by the Gloucester Parks and Recreation Department, the Cook Foundation, and the Edward T. Bedford Foundation, our summer art camps are led by professional teachers.
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After School Enrichment Programs are offered by Arts on Main through Gloucester County schools (Achilles, Bethel, Botetourt and Petsworth Elementary Schools). We have served over 1,200 children and counting.
Adult Classes and Workshops
Arts on Main offers a full complement of classes and workshops for adults throughout the week. Download Adult Registration Form
The First Tuesday of every month, bring your current work to get a critique. Are you stuck in the middle of a painting? Would fresh eyes help? Do you want to learn more about composition or color balancing? We help each other improve. Sign up with Kathy Klein (firstname.lastname@example.org) to get on the email reminder list. 10am – 12pm Cost: Free
Every Tuesday, find out how to paint water, sky, flowers, and more. Renate Bumgarner helps you learn basic watercolor techniques. Pre-registration required. Materials list will be provided prior to class.
1pm – 4pm Cost: $85 for 4 sessions
Color Your Canvas
‘Paint Like a Pro’ classes for adults take place every second Tuesday of the month. This class costs $35 per person; all art supplies are provided, plus 2 adult beverages and refreshments. Reservations are required! Reserve Now
Oil Painting Class
Every Thursday, Renate Bumgarner shares her 30+ years of experience. For both beginners & intermediates, this class can get you stared with the essentials in painting, or get you to the next step. Includes review of paints & supplies, methods and how to start or go on. Supply list given at registration. Join the class anytime. 1pm – 3pm Cost: $85 for 4 sessions
Open Studio Every Friday
If you enjoy painting with company and getting good advice, bring your art and supplies and paint with us every Friday morning. 9am – 12pm Cost: Free
Every Saturday with Dick Welton. Digital photo instructions, camera operation, and critiques of your photos by a pro. Bring your camera and photos you have taken. Pre-registration required: call 804.824.9464 to reserve a spot. 1pm Cost: Free
Oil & Acrylic Class
Every Saturday, taught by Renate Baumgarner. Learn to use acrylics from a famous expert! Good advice on paints, brushes, starting a painting, analyzing it and more. Pre-registration required. Supply list given at registration. Join the class anytime. 1pm –4pm Cost: $28 per class or $85 for 4 classes.
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