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Wednesday July 31, 2019
Explore new art forms, mediums and techniques with a fresh slate of art classes at Piedmont Arts. The museum offers art classes year-round for seniors, adults and families, led by popular instructors like Ed Gowen and artists from Studio 107.

To register for an art class, visit PiedmontArts.org or call 276.632.3221. Advanced registration is required. 
 
Artspiration
 
Mandala Workshop with Holly Burton
Thursday, August 29, 2019 • 6 pm • Piedmont Arts
$30 Member • $35 Non-member 
Mandala is the Sanskrit translation of “circle.” Mandalas offer balancing visual elements, symbolizing unity and harmony. Instructor Holly Burton will share the history and use of mandalas, while guiding you step-by-step as you turn a blank canvas into an original mandala painting. Learn how to lay out a design, mix paints and execute different dotting techniques. All supplies provided. Guests may bring drinks, snacks or dinner to enjoy during class. 
 
 
Artspiration: Senior Studio
 
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 • 10 am – 12 pm • Piedmont Arts
Free to Members • $5 for Non-members
During Artspiration: Senior Studio, seniors are invited to paint together in the Piedmont Arts classroom. Sessions are self-guided and provide a space for seniors to socialize while creating artwork. Bring your own supplies.
 
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 • 10 am – 12 pm • Piedmont Arts
Free to Members • $5 for Non-members
During Artspiration: Senior Studio, seniors are invited to paint together in the Piedmont Arts classroom. Sessions are self-guided and provide a space for seniors to socialize while creating artwork. Bring your own supplies.
 
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 • 10 am – 12 pm • Piedmont Arts
Free to Members • $5 for Non-members
During Artspiration: Senior Studio, seniors are invited to paint together in the Piedmont Arts classroom. Sessions are self-guided and provide a space for seniors to socialize while creating artwork. Bring your own supplies.
 
Artspiration: Studio 107 Workshop Sessions
 
Fundamentals of Painting with Charles Hill
Wednesday, August 7 • 2 – 5 pm • Piedmont Arts
$30 Member • $35 Non-member
 
Practice the basics of painting techniques, brush use, color and composition development through completing a seascape. All supplies provided. Guests may bring drinks, snacks or dinner to enjoy during class. 
 
 
Painting with Ed Gowen
 
Robert Warren’s “Inlet” 
Thursday, August 1, 2019 • 9 am – 3:30 pm • Piedmont Arts
$75 Member • $85 Non-member
Learn to paint Inlet by Robert Warren with instructor Ed Gowen. All supplies provided. 
 
“Sunflowers”
Thursday, September 5, 2019 • 9 am – 3:30 pm • Piedmont Arts
$75 Member • $85 Non-member
Learn to paint an original oil painting with instructor Ed Gowen. All supplies provided. 
 
Subject TBA
Thursday, October 3, 2019 • 9 am – 3:30 pm • Piedmont Arts
$75 Member • $85 Non-member
Learn to paint an original oil painting with instructor Ed Gowen. All supplies provided. 
 
Subject TBA
Thursday, November 7, 2019 • 9 am – 3:30 pm • Piedmont Arts
$75 Member • $85 Non-member
Learn to paint an original oil painting with instructor Ed Gowen. All supplies provided. 
 
Subject TBA
Thursday, December 5, 2019 • 9 am – 3:30 pm • Piedmont Arts
$75 Member • $85 Non-member
Learn to paint an original oil painting with instructor Ed Gowen. All supplies provided. 

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