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Monday, June 8, 2015

Plein Air (Adult)

Plein Air: Art in the Garden

In this nine-week course you will work in the Dow Gardens experiencing the beauty of nature while transferring your feelings and observations to canvas or paper. Students choose their own medium as they study light and its relationship to form, atmosphere, color and mood. Individual attention and instruction provided. Students are encouraged to bring a camera to take photographs to use as a reference in case of rain. The galleries will be used on rainy days and for critiques. Admission to Dow Gardens is included in the class price.

Age(s) Adult
Date(s) June 8 - August 10, 2015
Day(s) of week Mondays
Time 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Instructor Ruth Howell
Location Dow Gardens & ABDM Galleries
Class Type Art
Cost $159 | $134 ABDM Members (prices increase by $10 if registering after May 16)
Registration Begins April 9, 2015 at 12 noon
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Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Interim Drawing (Adult)

This drawing class is for students who want to keep drawing between the Art and Skill of Drawing 3 and the fall session of Art and Skill of Drawing 4. We will use this time to review your work and start on new projects. Most of the work will be done at home at your leisure.

Students who have knowledge of drawing who are not in the Art and Skill classes are welcome to come and draw as well.

Please note that members must register via the Ticket Office in order to receive their discount.

Age(s) Adult
Date(s) June 9 - August 11, 2015
Day(s) of week Tuesdays
Time 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Instructor Armin Mersmann
Location Studio 3
Class Type Art
Cost $80 | $55 ABDM Members (prices increase by $10 if registering after May 16)
Registration Begins April 9, 2015 at 12 noon
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Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Intermediate Painting (Adult)

In this summer painting class you will work alongside Ruth Howell on any painting project you choose. If you know the basics or are a seasoned painter this is great summer class for you.

Please note that members must register via the Ticket Office in order to receive their discount.

Age(s) Adult
Date(s) June 10 - August 12, 2015
Day(s) of week Wednesdays
Time 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Instructor Ruth Howell
Location Studio 3
Class Type Art
Cost $155 | $130 ABDM Members (prices increase by $10 if registering after May 16)
Registration Begins April 9, 2015 at 12 noon
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Smart Photo Group (Adult)

In response to the success of the Smart Phone Photography classes, a new group is forming! Join this bi-weekly summer discussion class concerning all things related to Smart Phone Photography. We will meet every other Wednesday evening from 6-8:00 PM to talk about new apps, new approaches, share our work and discuss our processes in a relaxed, fun atmosphere using powerpoint and other visual aids.

Please note that members must register via the Ticket Office in order to receive their discount.

Age(s) Adult
Date(s) June 10 - August 19, 2015 meets every other week
Day(s) of week Wednesdays
Time 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Instructor Armin Mersmann
Location Studio 2
Class Type Art
Cost $105 | $80 ABDM Members (prices increase by $10 if registering after May 16)
Registration Begins April 9, 2015 at 12 noon
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Thursday, June 11, 2015

Open Ceramics (Adult)

In this intermediate-level class you will work on your own projects with tutelage from your instructor. Whether you wish to construct your projects by means of sculpture, hand building (using pinch, coil, model, or slab work) or by throwing on the potter’s wheel, individual instruction and demonstrations will be available during class time.

Please note that members must register via the Ticket Office in order to receive their discount.

This class was orginally scheduled 9:30 am – 12:30 pm, however, the class time has been adjusted to run 5:00 – 8:00 pm.

Age(s) Adult
Date(s) June 11 - August 13, 2015
Day(s) of week Thursdays
Time 5:00 - 8:00 pm
Instructor Tim Ricketts
Location Studio 4
Class Type Art
Cost $155 | $130 ABDM Members (prices increase by $10 if registering after May 16)
Registration Begins April 9, 2015 at 12 noon
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Monday, June 15, 2015

Preschool Art (3.5-5)

Your youngest artists will experiment using paint, clay, collage and more! They will work with large brushes, crayons, markers, glue and paper. Students must have independent bathroom skills.

Age(s) 3-5
Date(s) June 15 - June 19, 2015
Day(s) of week Monday thru Friday
Time 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Instructor Mary Schuell
Location Studio 3
Class Type Art
Cost $75 | $65 ABDM Members (register by April 10 and save $5!)
Registration Begins March 9, 2015 at 12 noon
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Journey Around World (6-11)

Get ready for a global adventure! Imagine your way from Paris to Hong Kong! France & China are just a few of the 5 cultures you will explore through customs, food, crafts, beliefs, government and language. Along the way your journey may just help you understand your own culture, too!

Age(s) 6-8, 8-11
Date(s) June 15 - June 19, 2015
Day(s) of week Monday - Friday
Time 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Instructor Lisa Oehring
Location Carriage House Hall
Class Type History
Cost $175 | $165 HS Members (register by April 10 and save $10!)
Registration Begins March 9, 2015 at 12 noon
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Art in the Garden (8-11)

Get outside and enjoy the fresh air! This outdoor class will introduce students to the joy of painting and drawing in and from nature. Dow Gardens will provide the inspiration and subject matter for projects that pertain to line, color, light, shadow and form.

Age(s) 8-11
Date(s) June 15 - June 19, 2015
Day(s) of week Monday thru Friday
Time 9 am - 12 pm
Instructor Jason Nuttall
Location Studio 2 & Dow Gardens
Class Type Art
Cost $100 | $90 ABDM Members (register by April 10 and save $5!)
Registration Begins March 9, 2015 at 12 noon
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Time Travelers (8-11)

Outrun twisters and buffalo, help on a Civil War battlefield, race against time as the Titanic sinks, have a luau in Hawaii and more! Join us as we explore other times and cultures through cooking, crafting, games and more!

Age(s) 8-11
Date(s) June 15 - June 19, 2015
Day(s) of week Monday - Friday
Time 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Instructor Molly Maldonado
Location Whitman Room
Class Type History
Cost $175 | $165 HS Members (register by April 10 and save $10!)
Registration Begins March 9, 2015 at 12 noon
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Music Around the World (3.5-5)

Explore the world through the music of different cultures. Make an African drum, dance an Irish jig and sing and play music from around the globe. Our preschool-age music program includes music from many cultures, offering this camp great diversity in our emphasis of singing, rhythm, movement and piano activities. World travelers welcome! For ages 3.5 – 5.

Age(s) 3-5
Date(s) June 15 - June 19, 2015
Day(s) of week Monday - Friday
Time 9:00 - 11:00 am
Location Studio 7
Class Type The Children's School of Music
Cost $112 (register by April 10 and save $5!)
Registration Begins March 9, 2015 at 12 noon
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