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Yoga In The Gallery, Sarah Boler

Sarah Boler B-A
Mondays 5:00 – 6:15

Give yourself the rejuvenating and relaxing gift of yoga. All poses are designed to increase your strength and flexibility plus give your nervous system a boost! Deep breathing is one of the tools we learn and use throughout the class to help release stress and tension in our bodies. These classes are for “yogis” of ALL levels! Sarah Boler has been teaching yoga in Manatee County for the past 5 years and has been practicing for over 25 years. She loves sharing yoga with as many people as possible. If you have never tried yoga or have a regular practice this class is for you!

S1: 4 wk: Sep 10, 17, 24, Oct 1
S2: 4 wk: Oct. 8, 15, 22, 29
S3: 4 wk: Nov 5, 12, 19, 26
S4: 3 wk: Dec 3, 10, 17
S5: 4 wk: Jan 7, 14, 21, 28
S6: 4 wk: Feb 4, 11, 18, 25

4 wk: $52
3 wk: $39
$15 each class

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Lectures by Joanna Coke

Lectures by Joanna Coke
Saturdays 10:30-Noon
$5.00
S1: Jan 19 – What is Modern Art?
S2: Feb 9 – What Is Contemporary Art? (and it’s not Modern Art)

Learn WHY art over time was created, which helps us to understand our society 
and its influences in the creative process.
Learn WHAT type of art was created, which helps us understand the content 
and meaning that still affects our art today. 
Learn HOW art evolved over time in techniques and how we can incorporate 
those skills into our art now.
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Arts & Healing Program

Anna Webb
Fridays, 1:00-3:00

This class is for those with mild to moderate dementia. Come explore various art forms in a safe and nurturing environment. Work at your own pace with guided assistance. This class can help you reconnect to yourself, family and friends, reduce stress or just give you a chance to take a break from your everyday routine.  You don’t need to be an artist.

The program is free to participants with all supplies included. Class size is small to allow for individual attention.

By registering for this class, you agree to an assessment interview. Please call or email Carla for more information. 941-746-2862 or carla@artcentermanatee.org

We thank our 2019 sponsors: Bradenton Rotary Foundation, Manatee Memorial Hospital Foundation, Sarasota Community Foundation and Blick Art Materials. THANK YOU!

S1: Feb 1, 8, 15, 22, Mar 1
S2: Mar 8, 15, 22, 29, Apr 5

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Bookmaking Basics, Maxine Lang

Maxine Lang B
Mondays 1:00-3:00

You’ll finish this class with 6 homemade books, after learning 6 techniques for making your own books. We will use both high-end papers and recycled materials to give you a variety of small books to record ideas, do art journaling, or capture within their pages whatever inspires you. Supply list furnished at first class. $10 materials fee payable to instructor.

S1: Sep 10, 17, 24
S2: Nov 5, 12, 19

$61 ACM Members
$86 Future Members

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Mixed Media Collage, Jan Wright

Jan Wright  B-A
Fridays or Saturdays 10:00-12:00

Spark your imagination as we embark on a class highlighting in-depth exploration of techniques and new ways to create unique 2D & 3D artwork. This class will focus on creating collage, drawing, painting, mixing, assemblage, cutting, and pasting techniques on paper, wood or canvas board. Students will create images by the application of a variety of mediums and materials typically newspaper, digital images, magazines, textiles, paper, wire, string and found objects from nature or man-made. Whatever your level, there will be lots to inspire you!

S1: Fri: Sep 14, 21, 28, Oct 5, 12
S2: Sat: Sep 15, 22, 29, Oct 6, 13
S3: Fri: Oct 19, 26, Nov 2, 9, 16
S4: Sat: Oct 20, 27, Nov 3,10, 17
S5: Fri: Jan 11, 18, 25, Feb 1, 8
S6: Sat: Jan 12, 19, 26, Feb 2, 9

$80 ACM Members
$105 Future Members

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Build A Shaker Box, Norman Neidert

Norman Neidert B
Tuesdays 6:00-9:00

Learn the nearly lost art of building Shaker style oval boxes. This class will show you how to cut, steam bend and assemble a Shaker box. We will be using the same basic methods and materials, along with a few modern woodworking tools, to build much the way the Shakers did years ago. Take home your own box with the knowledge and skill to build many more. Supply fee of $25 payable to Instructor. An addicting craft, you will soon have boxes everywhere! A great gift idea.

S1: Oct 2 & Oct 9
S2: Nov 13 & Nov 20

$102 ACM Members
$127 Future Members

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Heirloom Footstool, Norman Neidert

Norman Neidert B
Tuesdays 6:00-9:00

Here’s a chance to learn some basic wood-working skills by building your own Windsor style step stool. We’ll build this stool using time honored methods of long ago. You will shape, drill, plane and assemble your own heirloom footstool using basic woodworking tools with mortise and tenon construction. Supply fee of $25 payable to Instructor the day of the class. Tools used: Wood Plane, Drill press, Router, Tenon cutter, Handsaw.

S1: Jan 8 & 15
S2: Mar 5 & 12

$102 ACM Members
$127 Future Members

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Cinema Lab, Thomas John Nudi

Thomas John Nudi  B-A
Wednesdays 6:00-9:00

This is a workshop class designed for adults of any level to develop their films, AT ANY LEVEL, in an academic setting amongst peers and likeminded artists. Whether you have only an idea for a movie, or you’ve already finished your first cut–this class will provide a stable, critical environment to obtain valuable feedback, and advance your project from it’s current stage to the next, whatever it may be. Two classes during session will be dedicated to scheduled one-on-one meetings with the instructor to evaluate and critique.

S1: 5 wk: Sep 12, 19, 26, Oct 3, 10
S2: 5 wk: Oct 17, 24, 31, Nov 7, 14, 21
S3: 4 wk: Nov 28, Dec 5, 12, 19
S4: 5 wk: Jan 9, 16, 23, 30, Feb 6
S5: 5 wk: Feb 13, 20, 27, Mar 6, 13
S6: 5 wk: Mar 20, 27, Apr 3, 10, 17

5 wk: $99 ACM Members
$124 Future Members

4 wk: $80 ACM Members
$105 Future Members

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