Art Classes

Creating Engaging Spaces: Baldwin City History and Art Collide

Creating Engaging Spaces: Baldwin City History and Art Collide

Creating Engaging Spaces:  You’re Invited to Participate!  Wednesday, February 19, 6:00 pm, Baldwin City Library REGISTER HERE As part of Baldwin City’s sesquicentennial celebration, the Lumberyard Arts Center, Baldwin City Library and the City of Baldwin City partnered to produce a free community arts class funded by the Douglas County Community Foundation. Working with a lead artist, class participants will design and create five historically-themed benches. The lead artists are Becky Weaver, Christina Malicke, Kathy Bourgeois, Lisa Slavin and Meg Cundiff. Last Sunday, the…

Acrylic Painting

Register for Melinda Hipple’s Acrylic Painting class. Students will learn composition, color theory, and a variety of painting techniques as they work on individual projects of their choosing. Class is $60 plus supplies (listed below): canvas acrylic paint in the following colors (choose one from each row): true red, or crimson, or cadmium red  true blue, or ultramarine true yellow, or cadmium yellow white brushes 1” flat acrylic brush #6 round acrylic brush #6 or larger fan brush palette knife palette with a…

Creating Engaging Spaces: Create – Play – Innovate

Creating Engaging Spaces: Create – Play – Innovate

In creative placemaking, partners from public, private, non-profit, and community sectors strategically shape the physical and social character of a neighborhood, downtown, city, or region around arts and cultural activities. Creative placemaking animates public and private spaces, rejuvenates structures and streetscapes, improves local business viability and public safety, and brings diverse people together to celebrate, inspire, and be inspired. In turn, these creative locales foster entrepreneurs and cultural industries that generate jobs and income, spin off new products and services, and attract and…