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Monday, March 20
ArtWaves Presents: Fun and Funky Line Dance with David Lamon
6:30PM: No partner? No problem! Line dancing is a great way to have fun while dancing with others in a group. This class will focus on dances from a wide genre of music, including contemporary pop, blues, jazz and more. Click here to register!
Tuesday, March 21
ArtWaves Presents: Pysanky with Liz Cutler- After School Program
3:30PM: Here's your time to learn the art of pysanky, Ukrainian egg decorating. At ArtWaves Kaleidoscope studio, the table is set with candles, beeswax, local eggs, kistkas, vibrantly colored dyes and we all step by step instructions. Click here for more information and to register.
Tuesday, March 21
Southwest Harbor Public Library Presents: Reading with Wings: David George Haskell - Sounds Wild and Broken
5:30PM Online: oin the Southwest Harbor Public Library and the Gilley for the second event of Reading with Wings, a pilot program to jointly host author events. We’ll be joined by David George Haskell an award-winning biologist whose most recent book, “Sounds Wild and Broken: Sonic Marvels, Evolution’s Creativity, and The Crisis Of Sensory Extinction." Click here to register for this free event.
Saturday, March 25
ArtWaves Presents: Princess Ballet
10AM: Princess Ballet is suitable for ages 2.5 to 4 years old! Join Kasey Berzinis-McLaughlin for SIX weeks of ballet! Students will learn the basic skills of dance styles, class etiquette, and self-confidence! Click here for more information and to register.
Saturday, March 25
ArtWaves Presents: Rediscovering the Collective Body: Improvisational Forms
2:30PM: Beginning with the proposition that we are already inherently connected, we will use improvisational movement structures to deepen our understanding of how this connection can affect and be affected by our bodies––how we interact and inform, share and navigate space, create ecologies of movement. Click here for more information and to register.
Tuesday, March 28
ArtWaves Presents: Pysanky with Liz Cutler - Family Session
5:30PM: Here's your time to learn the art of pysanky, Ukrainian egg decorating. At ArtWaves Kaleidoscope studio, the table is set with candles, beeswax, local eggs, kistkas, vibrantly colored dyes and we all step by step instructions. Click here for more information and to register.
Southwest Harbor Public Library Presents: April Art Exhibit - ArtWaves
ArtWaves will have work on exhibit at the Southwest Harbor Public Library during the month of April. This dynamic art exhibit will showcase a wide variety of works including landscape and portrait oil paintings, digital art, and glass mosaic. Artists include Brian Caine, Christiane Cullens, Liz Cutler, Mark Kandutsch, Neil Ira Needleman, Kate Pickup McMullin, Mary Ternus, Toni Anne Wolfe, & more.
Tuesday, April 4
ArtWaves Presents: Beaded Feather Earring Workshop with Martha Newell-Bassett
Noon - 3PM, continues Wednesday April 5: Join accomplished beadwork artist Martha Newell-Bassett (Passamaquoddy/Penobscot) to create beautiful feather earrings! During this workshop, participants will learn peyote stitch beading and create their own colorful feather earrings to take home! Click here to register.
Tuesday, April 4
Southwest Harbor Public Library Presents: Ben Boegehold Poetry Reading In-person & Online
5:30PM: Ben will be reading poems that can be found in various literary publications, as well as from his unpublished poetry manuscript, Almanac: Love Poems for the Unrepeatable World, which he wrote in the aftermath of his father's sudden death while preparing for the birth of his daughter. Click here for more information.
Thursday, April 6
Adult Ballet Barre Fitness with David Lamon
6:30PM: Adult barre is a full body workout for all levels designed to strengthen and tone through a series of low impact and mindful movements. In addition to barre work this class may also include some floor work with core-based exercises. Clcik here for more information and to register.
Saturday, April 8
ArtWaves Presents: Rediscovering the Collective Body: Choreographic Tapestries
2:30PM: Beginning with the proposition that we are already inherently connected, we will investigate how the structures of set choreographic movements can inform, affect, and be affected by this connection. we will learn and create together in a non-hierarchical, collaborative environment. Click here for more info and to register.
Tuesday, April 11
ArtWaves Presents: Black & White Needle Felted Portrait
5-8PM, continues Wednesday, April 12: Join our Artist in Residence for April, Kat McClelland, to create a black and white needle felted portrait! You will learn how to needle felt a black-and-white portrait from a photo reference of their choice. We will work from an outline transferred directly from their photo. Click here for more info and to register.
Friday, April 14
ArtWaves Presents: Felting a Pet Portrait with Kat McClelland
Noon - 3PM, continues Saturday April 15: In this two (2) day workshop we will be working with both needle and wet felting techniques to create a unique animal portrait. Participants will bring their own reference material to the class. The first day of the workshop we will spend three (3) hours building a fun colorful background. Click here for more information and to register.
Sunday, April 23
ArtWaves Presents: Life Drawing with Erika Rosso
9:30AM, continues Monday April 24: Figure Drawing or Life Drawing has been a foundation of fine art for hundreds of years. Many of the old masters practiced tirelessly to perfect the human figure in their drawings, later using their sketches to inform their paintings. Drawing the human figure can significantly improve your drawing skills. Click here for more info and to register.
Saturday, April 29
ArtWaves Presents: Printing with Spring Botanicals with Bonnie Chase
10AM, continues May 6, 13 & 20: We will explore the hidden secrets of color and print in local plant materials by using different techniques to coax color and print onto paper and cloth. Using your individual printed and dyed samples, we will each create a hand made book to display your creations and learn other methods to enhance and creatively use your beautiful prints. Click here to register.
Sunday, April 30
ArtWaves Presents: Introduction to Encaustic Painting
10AM - 3PM: Drip, pour, drag, layer, heat, and incise! Investigate the art of encaustic painting in this very hands-on workshop using pigmented wax, and a heated palette! Explore a rich variety of marks and surfaces while doing image transfer, etching, and collaging in this seductive medium. Click here for more information and to register.
Monday, August 14
ArtWaves Presents: En Plein Air with Christine Lafuente: 4 sessions
8:30 AM to 12:30 PM: Experience the magic of Mount Desert Island as you paint En Plein Air. A basic review of outdoor set-up, palette organization, composition, and atmospheric color theory will be covered; however, most of the time spent together will be “hands-on” in the field with individual instruction at four select locations on the Island’s beautiful coves and shores. Click to register.
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