Inside the Art Center
The Art Center is always open at GHBC! Art classes and events have all materials and tools provided
and will take place in the Art Center, unless otherwise noted below. Sign-up sheets are available at the
entrance of the Art Center every Monday at 9 a.m., as needed
MONDAY, December 4
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Art & Music Meditation - Practice the art of attention while viewing
and creating artwork. Explore the connections between art and mindfulness with Sarah. Much like meditation, art can be a refuge from the world around us, as well as an opportunity to engage with it consciously. No previous experience with drawing or meditation required. Drop-ins welcome.
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Art Documentary Film: Audubon - A self- taught artist and ornithologist, John James Audubon left a legacy of art and science that made him famous in the 19th century and endures to this day. Audubon, a documentary about the man filmed in locations where he painted, brings to life his artwork with dazzling footage of the living birds he immortalized and celebrates visually the natural world described in his writings. Directed by Al Reinert. Total run time: 90 minutes. Discussion to follow. (Media Room)
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Advanced Ceramics Group Meets - Contact Carol Lewis at ext. 7546.
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Beginning Ceramics - Join experienced artist and educator Betty Bott in creating with clay using hand-building techniques of pinching, coiling, and slab work. This class is perfect for those with some clay knowledge or those without any previous experience with clay or anyone who wants to try something new! (Sign up, 10 participants)
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Knit for Kids Group Meets - Contact Noel Sipple at ext. 7588.
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6
Painting & Drawing - Explore, learn, and practice drawing skills and the painting medium with Sarah. Develop confidence and competence with diverse techniques and concepts. This week: Be inspired to create by the beauty of winter birds! All skill levels welcome - no previous experience or drawing skills required.
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Session 1 (Sign up, 12 participants)
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Session 2 (Sign up, 12 participants)
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Mixed Media Collage Workshop - Play with paper, paint, and collage in this mixed media class with Sarah. Mixed-media collage is a highly intuitive art form with lots of room for creative curiosity. It’s beginner friendly as well as useful for the more experienced art maker. Drop-ins welcome any time.
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Woodcarving - Join resident woodcarving master and instructor Mike Connors in the Art Center. Newcomers are always welcome.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8
8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Flower Arrangers at Work - The Art Center is occupied.
1: 00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Drawcember: Daily Drawing Challenge Meet-Up -Join this month-long art challenge that is focused on improving skill and developing positive drawing habits. This is an opportunity to be inspired to draw every day on your own using a list of prompts and then share your work with others on the same creative journey. The Art Center will provide all the materials to draw as well as space to post your artwork over the month of December. No previous experience with drawing required. Drop-ins welcome.