Fall Classes at the MAC – Registration is now open at the Marion Art Center for fall courses for both children and adults. Instructor Jay Ryan will teach a four-week Intersession course, All-Levels Watercolor Painting for adults. This course for beginning through advanced watercolor painters will run from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm on Thursday mornings in September (September 3, 10, 17, and 24). Students will paint outside on the MAC lawn, weather permitting, or class will be held in the MAC studio with adequate spacing for social distancing. Cost: $95 for MAC members, $110 for non-members. Masks are required while inside the Marion Art Center. A two hour eight-week beginner course will start on Thursday, October 1, and a new three-hour intermediate-advanced course will start Friday, October 2. Please visit marionartcenter.org/adult-classes for rates and details, or to register.
Instructor Catherine Carter will lead a five-week course, Botanical Drawing for Adults, on Tuesday evenings from 6:00 to 8:00 pm, from September 8 through October 6. In this class for beginners or intermediates, students will use colored pencils to explore the complex shapes and intricate surfaces of botanical subject matter, with a focus on value, color, and composition. The cost is $145 for MAC members and $165 for non-members, including the $10 materials fee (to cover the cost of fresh arrangements weekly). Students must wear a mask while inside the building. Number of students will be limited to allow adequate physical space in compliance with Massachusetts safety guidelines. For more information or to register online, visit marionartcenter.org/adult-classes
Children’s Art Lab owner Benares Angeley will teach Art in the Afternoon on Fridays from 3:00 to 4:00 pm. Session 1 (four classes) will run September 11, 18, 25, and October 2. Cost: $80 for MAC members, $95 for non-members. Description: Ocean Art Lab: students will explore the ocean world through an artistic lens! We’ll work with clay, paper, paint, and more to create an enchanted coral reef, a “small world” ocean, and lots more hands-on art experiences!
Class will be held outdoors on the MAC lawn if at all possible. Otherwise, students will be indoors in the MAC studio. Students must wear masks and will be asked to wash and sanitize hands before beginning class. Class size will be limited to maintain adequate social distancing in compliance with state regulations. Sippican School students can come directly to the MAC for Art Lab. Parents must provide release forms to Sippican School for children to be walked over by a MAC volunteer or staff member. All other students may be dropped off at 3:00 pm at the MAC. Parent pick-up is at 4:00 pm. For more information, or to register, please visit marionartcenter.org/art-lab.