Arts Place in Portland Presents...

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

October 10, 2015

October 12, 2015

October 24, 2015

November 14, 2015

December 5, 2015

October 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

August 11, 2015 Updated Sep 28, 2015 at 11:01 AM EDT

The Jay County Community Band will be performing a free concert Sunday, September 13th from 3:00-3:30pm at Arts Park located across the street from Arts Place, 131 East Walnut Street, Portland, IN. Seating is limited. Patrons are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs.

Visual Arts Classes
Arts Place Portland Center is now accepting registrations for fall ArtWorks classes. Brochures are available at Arts Place or by calling 260-726-4809 to request one by mail. New this year are adult and kid workshops and 6 week classes for kids ages 8 and up. Scholarships are available for all classes and all ages.

Session II 6 week classes begin October 12th. Oil painting, Paper Making in 3-D, and Pottery: Wheel Throwing will be offered for adults.
Oil Painting will be on Tuesdays from 6-8pm with teaching artist Steve McClung. Students will learn how to create realistic landscapes by learning and utilizing different brush strokes and color mixing. The cost is $95 and includes all materials.

Paper Making in 3-d will be on Tuesday’s from 6-8pm with teaching artist Leslie Newton. The cost is $75 and includes all materials. Newton will teach the basic skills of papermaking using easily found equipment and materials. Students will experiment with decorative surfaces and textural embossments while creating 3-dimentional forms.

Mary Boetgger will be teaching a pottery class on Thursdays from 6-8pm. The cost is $95 and includes all materials. Students will explore the basic techniques on how to center clay, make basic cylinders, and glaze.

Saturday, October 10th from 10-11:30 will be a kids ages 6 and up workshop making glow in the dark sponge art. The cost is $5.

Saturday, October 24 & 31 from 10-2 will be a Cold Connection Jewelry workshop. The cost is $50.

Saturday, November 14 from 12-3 will be a glass and Palette-Watercolor Demystified workshop. The cost is $30.

Saturday, December 5th from 10-11:30 will be a kids ages 6 and up workshop making stained glass effect holiday trees. The cost is $5.

For more information about these classes contact Kimberly Anderson at 260-726-4809 or by email at kanderson@artsland.org.

Arts Place is currently accepting proposals for its Portland center in Indiana.The center features a main gallery and two smaller galleries. The regional arts council is seeking innovative proposals from artists in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and Illinois. Proposals for both 2- and 3- dimensional media for solo and/or group shows are welcomed.

For more information, please contact Kimberly Anderson, Visual Arts Director, by phone at 260-726-4809, toll-free at 866-539-9911, or email kanderson@artsland.org . To apply, submit the following information. Electronic submissions are preferred. Proposals are due by October 2nd.

1. 10 images of recent work completed in the last 2 years. Please include detailed information with each image including title, medium, dimensions, date completed, etc.
2. Description of proposed exhibition
3. Current resume
4. Artist statement

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