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Friday January 10, 2020

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, Karen Despot and Michele Minich.

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


Artspiration: Hope + Healing

Saturdays • 10 am – 12 pm • Piedmont Arts
Admission Free

SOVAH Health and Piedmont Arts are partnering to provide free art classes for cancer survivors and caregivers. Each class will be led by artist Genie Elgin. No artistic experience is necessary. Artspiration: Hope + Healing focuses on the healing power of art. All supplies provided. Due to limited space, pre-registration is required.
• Saturday, January 18, 2020
• Saturday, February 15, 2020
• Saturday, March 21, 2020

Artspiration: Family

Saturdays • 1 – 2:30 pm • Piedmont Arts
Family-friendly Class
Per Class: $20 Members • $25 Non-members
Create an original acrylic painting with instructor Michele Minich. All supplies provided. Guests may bring snacks to enjoy during class. Dress for mess, paint can be difficult to get out of clothing.
• January 18, 2020
• February 15, 2020
• March 14, 2020

Artspiration: Studio with Karen Despot

Thursdays • 1:30 – 4:30 pm • Piedmont Arts
Adult Class
Per Class: $30 Members • $35 Non-members
Need a little guidance on your artwork? Spend studio time working in acrylic, oil or colored pencil with artist Karen Despot and fellow students. Bring your own supplies.
• January 16, 2020
• January 30, 2020
• February 13, 2020
• February 27, 2020
• March 12, 2020
• March 26, 2020

Artspiration: Senior Studio

Tuesdays • 10 am – 12 pm • Piedmont Arts
Adult Class
Per Class: Free to Members • $5 Non-members
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.
• January 14, 2020
• January 28, 2020
• February 11, 2020
• February 25, 2020
• March 10, 2020
• March 17, 2020
• March 24, 2020
• March 31, 2020

Painting with Ed Gowen

Thursdays • 9 am – 3:30 pm • Piedmont Arts
Adult Class
Per Class: $75 Members • $85 Non-members
Learn to paint an original oil painting with instructor Ed Gowen. All supplies provided.

• Lilac Basket
Thursday, February 6, 2020

• Cold River
Thursday, March 5, 2020


Artspiration: Spring Barn Quilt

Thursday, March 19, 2020 • 1 – 3 pm • Piedmont Arts
Adult Class
$35 Members • $40 Non-members
Paint a 12 in. x 12 in. barn quilt with instructor Lisa Martin. Participants choose from six spring-themed design options prior to class. All supplies provided.

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