May
17
to Dec 31

crAFTER HOURS: Sgraffito & Empty Bowls

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We believe art and craft are for everyone and can change everything. We invite you to reconnect with your creative side while making art and crafting alongside others. It's a supportive and fun atmosphere, a place to enjoy your creative process and be inspired. Materials are provided, techniques are introduced...and the making begins!


Fee: $25
When: 3rd Thursdays
Time: 6-8pm
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Call to RSVP for the FREE February Workshop @ 270-753-4059


2018 SCHEDULE

3.15 Elaina / Embroidery
4.19 Rosemary / Felted Landscapes CANCELLED
5.17  Wayne / Sgraffito + empty bowls FULL!
6.21 Jim / Pop ups
7.19  Debi / Painting with Friends based on Hundertwsser: "You can't go wrong!  There's no straight lines & there's lots of color!"
8.16 TBA
9.20 Joan / Felted pumpkins
10.18 Ann / TBA
11.15 Debi / Paper Cutting
12.20 TBA

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Jun
1
to Jun 3

Not Your Grandmother's Crackle -A Round Robin Weaving Workshop

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This Round Robin Workshop features 8-14 warped looms, each with a different pattern. When the workshop concludes, participants have a collection of pattern samples they've woven and a notebook of drawdowns.

The Swedish origins of Crackle weave will be presented, as well as Atwater's Introduction to American Weavers in the Late 1920s. Patterns are provided. Suggestions are given for warp, pattern weft, and tabby weft threads, and different ways to weave Crackle (4-shaft and 8-shaft) are explored.

Drafts assigned will include a variety of yarns, textures, and sizes. Participants will leave with a notebook of resources they can return to over and over for inspiration in creating their own drafts and projects. Notebooks contain extensive notes and bibliography.

Schedule:
Tues. May 1 / registration deadline
Fri. June 1 / 5pm / setup (recommended)
Sat. June 2 / 9am-5pm studio (lunch provided)
Sun. June 3 / 10am-tbd / studio (lunch provided)

Instructor: Debbie Todhunter

Fee: $100 (In addition, at time of workshop there is a $25 Notebook Fee, payable to instructor.) Click here to pay!

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HOTEL INFORMATION:  Springhill Suites is offering a discount for everyone in this workshop, but you must book by May 15th.  If booking online, use the code MAGS to receive this discount.  Click here for Springhill Suites website.

 

 

 

 

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Jun
4
to Aug 3

Summer Art Studios for Youth

Registration Form to Print & Mail
OR CLICK HERE TO REGISTER & PAY ONLINE

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SUMMER YOUTH EXHIBIT / AUG 3 / 5-6PM / TOURISM BLDG, S. 4TH ST.

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DRAW WHAT YOU SEE
Drawing techniques based on Betty Edwards' book, Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, using traditional drawing materials & learning from observation.

Age: 9-12
Instructor: John McLaren
Date: June 4-8
Time: 1:00-3:00pm
Fee:  $70

BOOK ARTS
Participants will learn basic bookbinding skills while and more, including paste-papers & pop-ups  This is an opportunity to be precise with hand skills and respond intuitively in the creative process.

Age: 12+
Instructor: Justine Riley
Date: June 11-15
Time: 1:00-3:00
Fee: $70

WOODS
Learning the basics of wood turning using the wood lathe to cut beads and coves. Students will make individualized mallets and other small turned pieces. Multi-age groups.  Maximum 4 per group.

Age: 10-18
Instructor: Wyatt Severs
Date: June 18-20 (Mon-Wed)
Times: 11:00-12:30  / 1:00-2:30  / 3:00-4:30
Fee: $50

WATERCOLOR & MIXED MEDIA--FULL, call to be put on waiting list
A week of exploring watercolors + other media

Age: 6+
Instructor: Shannon Boyd
Date: June 18-22
Time: 10-Noon
Fee:  $70

CARTOON & COMICS : HOW TO GET THERE
Age: 11up
Instructor: Mickey Garrison
Date: June 18-22
Time: 3:00 - 5:00pm
Fee:  $70

MAKE IT BIG!
We will be making a float for the 4th of July Parade!  Plan it.  Build it.  Ride it.  

Age: 10+
Instructor: Justin Roberts
Date: June 25-29 + 4th of July Freedom Fest Parade! (optional)
Time: 1:00-3:00
Fee: $70

EMPTY BOWL FAMILY WORKSHOP
Come join us for a one hour workshop where your family will make bowls to use in NeedLine's "Empty Bowl" project, which helps raise money to combat food shortages for residents in Calloway County.  Each participant will create one bowl to giveaway, no experience necessary.  Feel free to donate what you want to help us cover materials!

Age: 8-100
Instructor: Debi Danielson
Date: July 3
Time: 1:00-2:00
Fee:  Donation

A LITTLE STITCH: EMBROIDERY
This 2-day workshop will explore embroidery stitches with a completed project.  Good for beginners!

Age: 8+
Instructor: Elaina Barnett
Date: July 5-6 (Thurs - Fri)
Time: 10:00am - Noon
Fee:  $30

ART EXPLORERS--FULL  call to be on waiting list
Each day will be a different creative exploration--from drawing, painting, printmaking & collage

Age: 6+
Instructor: Emily
Date: July 9-13
Time: 1:00-3:00pm
Fee:  $70

POP ART SCULPTURE:  EVERYDAY IN PAPERMACHE
Come join us as we use papermache to create everyday items, full of fun & whimsy!

Age: 7+
Instructor: Ann Gosser
Date: July 16-20
Time: 1:00-3:00
Fee:  $70

CLAY STUDIO
Working with basic clay hand building techniques, pinch coil and slab, students will construct both sculptural and functional works in clay. There will be drying, firing and glazing as students experience the clay process. Josh also gives the students an opportunity to try their hand on the potter’s wheel.  

Age: 6-8 & 9-11
Instructor: Josh Riley
Date: July 23-27
Time: 10:00-Noon for ages 6-8, 1:00-3:00 ages 9-11
Fee:  $90

 

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Jun
11
to Jun 25

Introduction to Digital Photography

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WORKSHOP
INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

Date: 3 Mondays / June 11, 18, 25
Time: 6-7:30pm
Ages: Older Teens & Adults
Instructor: Terry Little
Fee: $40

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Local photographer and founder of Murray's Film Burners, Terry Little, will take us through camera basics (yes, bring your camera), including cameras & lenses, what all those buttons do (shutter speed, aperture, etc), automatic and manual settings, as well as camera care.   The second week will focus on different types of photography including portraits, sports, animals, and nature.  We'll also look at composition, and working with light.  The third week we'll review and look at editing on the computer and at prints and printing.

Click here to register & pay!

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Jun
16
10:30 AM10:30

Zendoodles: Butterflies & Dragonflies

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When: Saturday, June 16, 10:30-11:30am
Who: Older teens & Adults
Instructor: Barbara Fielder
Fee: MAG Members $15 / Nonmembers $20

Using traditional zentangle techniques, Barbara will lead participants through creating small, patterned drawings inspired by butterflies and drangonflies--a mindful drawing practice, with color!

Click here to register & pay!

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May
12
to May 13

Second Saturdays: Crafts for Kids

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When:  Every second Saturday in Feb, Mar, Apr, & May
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Who: Kids ages 7-10
Fee: $15 each 

Drop off your kids on a Saturday morning for a fun time of crafts and leave the mess with us! Ann Flowers Gosser will provide a variety of craft projects that kids of all ages will enjoy & have something to take home.  Call the MAG to register or click here to pay online.

 May's project:  Celebrating Family! Mothers & others!  Bring a photo of your mom or other family member.

May's project:  Celebrating Family! Mothers & others!  Bring a photo of your mom or other family member.

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Apr
10
to May 1

Very Special Arts: Side by Side

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When: 4 Tuesdays, April 10 - May 1
Where: Workshops @ MSU Price Doyle Fine Arts Bldg
Time: 4-5:30pm
Who: Elementary-Middle School aged children with disabilities (of any kind)
Fee: FREE

The Very Special Arts Side by Side program is designed to offer a creative outlet for students, reinforce inclusiveness and positive self-image, and highlight the importance of arts education in the development of our young people. Additionally students will have the opportunity to create alongside professional artist and see their work exhibited in a gallery setting at a public venue. 

The Murray Art Guild will work in conjunction with Murray State University Art Education department for a series of four workshops with MAG instructors and MSU students.  Then participants will be matched with a local artist to create a collaborative work, which will then be displayed.

Please call the MAG at 270-753-4059 to register &/or download:

 

2018 PARENT LETTER

2018 REGISTRATION FORM

 

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Feb
10
10:00 AM10:00

Free Community Interwoven Workshops

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Who: Anyone!
Where: Miller Center
Dates: Saturdays, Feb 3rd & Feb 10th
Time: 10am - Noon
Fee: FREE!

We will be hosting two Saturday workshops, open to the public, to create small, circular weavings to be installed in our larger, collaborative Interwoven project.  We would like all members of the community to come and get involved in this community event! 

Please RSVP at 270-753-4059 to make sure we have enough supplies and facilitators!

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Feb
2
to Feb 23

WHIRL!

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Dates: 4 Fridays in February 2, 9, 16, 23
Who: Preschoolers (ages 3-5) parents are invited to say, but will be asked to sit on the sidelines...
Time: 9am - 10:15am
Fee: $20
Where: Playhouse in the Park

There will be a story, an art project and dance.  Limited to 18 participants.
If you pre-registered last fall, please call to confirm or register below!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!
 

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Nov
4
8:30 AM08:30

Bookbinding: Cord Bound

Beautiful handbound books perfect for sketching, journaling or gifting. Justine is a patient and precise instructor, workshop results are wonderful. This studio will focus on cord bound books using decorative papers and bookboard for covers. All materials and supplies provided. Pre-registration required.

Who: Adults and older teens
Instructor: Justine Riley
Date & Time: TBD/8:30am-12:30pm
Fee: $70
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Oct
21
9:30 PM21:30

Glitter Houses

Who:  Ages 11 - Adult
When: Saturday Oct 21 (NEW DATE) / 9:30 - 11:30am
Instructor: Rosemary
Fee: $25

Run simultaneously as Second Saturday crafts, Rosemary will be working with older children through adults to construct a tiny glitter house, perfect for a holiday display or gift.  Works well with lights!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

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Oct
10
to Oct 24

Create and Skate

When:  3 Tuesdays in October: 10/10, 10/17, 10/24
Time: 4-5:30pm
Who: Ages 9+
Fee:  $90

This is an exciting new workshop that combines art & play!  Participants will design and paint their wooden skate deck in the first few sessions.  Then with help from our friends at Gear Up Cycles, participants will add the wheels, grip tape, etc to build their complete, one-of-a-kind art skateboard!  Class limited to 10

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

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Sep
18
to Sep 20

Beginning Weaving

Who:  Adults
When: Mon-Wed, Sep 18, 19, 20
Time: 9am-3pm (bring a lunch)
Instructors: Eileen Wirsig
Fee:  $125 (includes materials, but larger projects may require additional material fee)

  • Learn the basics of weaving
  • Using 4 harness floor looms
  • Design a project, warp the loom & weave!
  • Limited to 4 participants
  • No experience necessary!!
  • All supplies provided

REGISTER ONLINE HERE!

 

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Jun
24
10:00 AM10:00

Pamphlet Books - Youth (10+) - Adult

Pamphlet Books

This is a multi-age studio with youth 10up and adults encouraged to attend. Each participant will create their own hand bound pamphlet style book, using fine and decorative papers. The books are great for field notes, journaling and sketching. All materials and supplies provided. Pre-registration required.

Who: Ages 10 - adult
Instructor: Justine Riley
Date & Time: TBD/10am-12:00pm
Fee: $25
CLICK HERE TO PAY FOR WORKSHOP

 

 

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