Arts Place in Portland Presents...

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

April 25, 2015

Daily from April 6, 2015 until May 8, 2015

Daily from May 1, 2015 until May 2, 2015

Location: Arts Place, Portland Center, 131 East Walnut Street in Portland, Indiana

Phone: 260-726-4809

Email: artsland@artsland.org

Link: http://www.artsland.org

Event Description

January 22, 2015 Updated Apr 13, 2015 at 11:14 AM EDT

The Portland Center of Arts Place is currently accepting registrations for Session 4 art classes. Session 4 runs March 30-May 8. The session is 6 weeks. Registration forms and brochures are available at the Portland Center of Arts Place. Arts Place Portland Center hours of operations are Monday –Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Friday 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. For more information about these classes contact Visual Arts Director, Lauren Lane at 260-726-4809.

Hand building clay with Mary Boetgger is offered all sessions on Wednesdays from 5:00-7:00 p.m. The cost is $95. Ages 13 and up and all skill levels are welcome. This course will teach the 3 basic hand building techniques, coil, pinch, and slab. Learn how to make boxes, pots, plates, and more.

Wheel throwing with Mary Boetgger is offered all sessions on Mondays from 5:00-7:00p.m. The cost is $95. Ages 13 and up are welcome. This class is for beginning to intermediate students. Basic techniques such as learning how to center clay and make cylinders will be taught while creating bowls, plates, mugs, vases, and lidded containers. Various glazing techniques will also be explored.

Teen drawing and painting with Ashley Austerman is offered during sessions 2 and 4 on Mondays from 5:30-7:00 p.m. The cost is $50. Ages 12-18 are welcome. Learn the basics of drawing such as how to draw from life while capturing light and shade. Students will also learn basic painting and coloring techniques.

Oil painting with Steve McClung is offered all sessions on Tuesdays from 6:00-8:00 p.m. The cost is $90. Students will learn how to create realistic landscapes by learning and utilizing different brush stroke techniques, careful color mixing, and how to create depth.

Egg tempura with Barbie Stump is offered during session 4 on Mondays from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The cost is $95. This class will introduce the basics like learning how to develop an under drawing, mixing pigments into pastes, adding egg yolk to temper the paste, and then applying layering and glazing techniques.

Card making with Heidi Bouse is a 2 hour class offered on April 8th from 6:00-8:00 p.m. The cost is $5 per 3 cards created. Students use scrapbooking and paper craft techniques to make winter holiday or birthday cards.


The Regional Student Art Exhibit is an annual gallery show of local student artists attending Jay County Schools. This year, the show will be held from April 6th, 2015to May 8th, 2015 with an opening reception on April 8th from 4:00pm-6:30pm. Light refreshments will be provided. For more information call Arts Place at (260) 726-4809, visit www.artsland.org, or kanaderson@artsland.org


Glass and Palette class
Saturday, April 25 from 2-4p.m.
The cost is $25 which includes all painting materials and 1 glass of wine. Additional glasses of wine will be available for purchase. Reservations are required and space is limited. For more information or to make a reservation call 260-726-4809.


Students from the Arts Place MusicWorks program will perform in the annual spring ensemble concert on Friday, May 1 and individual recitals on Saturday, May 2, 2015. The events will be held at Arts Place, Portland Center, 131 East Walnut Street in Portland, Indiana. The performances are free and open to the public. For more information contact Arts Place at 260-726-4809, email artsland@artsland.org or visit www.artsland.org .

Ensembles will perform in concert on Friday, May 1, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at Arts Place, 131 East Walnut Street in Portland, Indiana. The free performance is open to the public. The program will consist of performances by the Jay County Community Band, Eastern Breeze Flute Choir, Brown Paper Sax Saxophone Ensemble, Brassissimo Trumpet Ensemble, and Distant Thunder Percussion Ensemble.

Individual MusicWorks students will take the stage in Hall-Moser Theatre at Arts Place, 131 East Walnut Street in Portland, Indiana, in three recitals on Saturday, May 2, 2015. String and guitar students will perform during the first recital at 10:00 a.m. Voice and piano students will perform at 12:30 p.m. The final recital will consist of woodwind, brass, and percussion students performing at 3:00 p.m.


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