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Wednesday September 4, 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, Alisha Bennett and artists from Studio 107.

To register for an art class, visit PiedmontArts.org or call 276.632.3221. Advanced registration is required.

Barn Quilt Painting

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
1 – 3 pm • Piedmont Arts
$35 Members • $40 Non-members
Paint a 12 in. x 12 in. Barn quilt with instructor Lisa Martin. Participants choose from six design options prior to class. All supplies provided.

Drizzle + Drink

Burn + Blow
Friday, October 11, 2019 • 6 – 9 pm • Piedmont Arts
Adult Class
$35 Members • $40 Non-members
Not an artist? That’s okay. No skill is required for acrylic paint pouring with instructor Alisha Bennett. Just be ready to have fun. Drizzle + Drink: Burn + Blow will focus on Funnel Drag along with use of a straw and a blowtorch. Smocks or old clothes encouraged. Guests may bring drinks, snacks or dinner to enjoy during class. Registration closes 48 hours prior to class.

Strainer Things
Friday, November 8, 2019 • 6 – 9 pm • Piedmont Arts
Adult Class
$35 Members • $40 Non-members
Not an artist? That’s okay. No skill is required for acrylic paint pouring with instructor Alisha Bennett. Just be ready to have fun. Drizzle + Drink: Strainer Things will focus on how to pour through a variety of “holey" items. Smocks or old clothes encouraged. Guests may bring drinks, snacks or dinner to enjoy during class. Registration closes 48 hours prior to class.

Holiday Mixology
Friday, December 13, 2019 • 6 – 9 pm • Piedmont Arts
Adult Class
$35 Members • $40 Non-members
Not an artist? That’s okay. No skill is required for acrylic paint pouring with instructor Alisha Bennett. Just be ready to have fun. Drizzle + Drink: Holiday Mixology will offer a mix of previously taught techniques. Smocks or old clothes encouraged. Guests may bring drinks, snacks or dinner to enjoy during class. Registration closes 48 hours prior to class.

Artspiration: Studio with Karen Despot

Thursdays • 1:30 – 4:30 pm • Piedmont Arts
$30 Members • $35 Non-members
Already an artist but would love a little guidance? Spend studio time working in acrylic, oil or colored pencil with artist Karen Despot and fellow students. All supplies provided.
• October 24, 2019
• November 14, 2019
• December 12, 2019

Artspiration: Senior Studio

Tuesdays • 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. Non-members pay at the door.
• September 17, 2019
• September 24, 2019
• October 8, 2019
• October 22, 2019
• October 29, 2019
• November 12, 2019
• November 19, 2019
• November 26, 2019
• December 10, 2019
• December 17, 2019

Artspiration: Kids

Fundamentals of Painting
Saturday, September 7, 2019 • 1 – 3 pm • Piedmont Arts
Ages 10 – 12
$30 Member • $35 Non-member
Practice the basic painting techniques, brush use, color and composition development with instructor Charles Hill. All supplies provided.

Fundamentals of Drawing
Saturday, September 14, 2019 • 1 – 3 pm • Piedmont Arts
Ages 10 – 12
$30 Member • $35 Non-member
Practice the basics of drawing people and animals with instructor Charles Hill. All supplies provided.

Painting with Ed Gowen

Warm Day in the Hills
Thursday, October 3, 2019 • 9 am – 3:30 pm • Piedmont Arts
Adult Class
$75 Member • $85 Non-member
Learn to paint an original oil painting with instructor Ed Gowen. All supplies provided.

Christmas Candle
Thursday, November 7, 2019 • 9 am – 3:30 pm • Piedmont Arts
Adult Class
$75 Member • $85 Non-member
Learn to paint an original oil painting with instructor Ed Gowen. All supplies provided.

Twilight Beauty
Thursday, December 5, 2019 • 9 am – 3:30 pm • Piedmont Arts
Adult Class
$75 Member • $85 Non-member
Learn to paint an original oil painting with instructor Ed Gowen. All supplies provided.

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