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February 1, 2016

April 4, 2016

February 6, 2016

March 5, 2016

April 23, 2016

February 26, 2016

February 3, 2016

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

December 16, 2015 Updated Jan 19, 2016 at 10:37 AM EST

Arts Place Portland Center will be offering a Glass and Palette class “Acrylics: The Thick and Thin” with Scott Anderson Saturday, February 6th from 12-3. The cost is $30 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.
This class is for all skill levels. Teaching artist Scott Anderson will lead students through the exploration of acrylics versatility with two paintings. One will be a still life that will employ thick physical paint application. The other will be a landscape that will use transparent layers and thin glazes to reveal imagery.

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The Portland Center of Arts Place is now accepting registrations for session 3 and 4 art classes. Classes for session 3 begin the week of February 1st. Each class is 6 weeks. For more information contact Kimberly Anderson, visual arts director 260-726-4809 or online at www.artsland.org. Scholarships are available for all classes.

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.

Wheel throwing for kids will be on Tuesdays from 4-5:30 with teaching artist Kimberly Anderson. The cost is $50 and includes all materials. Anderson will teach the basic skills of wheel throwing. Students will begin by making cylinders, and then move on to cups, bowls and mugs. Dress for a mess.

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.

Session 4 classes begin April 4th. Each class is six weeks.

Belly Dancing will be on Tuesdays from 5:30-7 with teaching artist Lori Naseelah. Belly dancing is a well-known dancing style from the Far East. This class does not require a lot of strength or flexibility.

Hand building clay for kids with teaching artist Leslie Newton will be on Tuesdays from 4-5:30. This class is designed for children ages 8-12. An intro to clay as an art medium, this class will teach the basics of the three main hand-building techniques: pinch, coil and slab construction. Students will explore various surface treatments like applied textures, and glaze application.

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.

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.

For more information about arts instruction at Arts Place, call 260-726-4809 or online at www.artsland.org.

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Arts Place will hold a MusicWorks Honors Recital on Wednesday, February 3rd at 7:00 p.m. The recital will be held in Hall-Moser Theatre at Arts Place, Portland Center, located at 131 East Walnut Street in Portland, Indiana. The event is open to the public and admission is free. For more information, phone 260-726-4809 or email lobby@artsland.org. The recital will include performances by several of the advanced MusicWorks students. Light refreshments will follow the performances.

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Arts Place, Portland Center is accepting registrations for 3 arts workshops for kids. The dates for the workshops are February 6th, March 5th, and April 23rd from 10-11:30. The cost for each class is $5 and will be taught by Sophia Benedict. The classes are designed for children ages 5-8. Registration is required. For more information go to www.artsland.org or call 260-726-4809. February 6th students will make a Valentine’s Day craft. March 5th students will make a balloon bowl. April 23rd students will make an Earth Day Tambourine. These classes are designed to nurture the child’s creative spirit. Sophia Benedict says “the kids workshops are a lot of fun. The kids get the chance to try different artistic mediums while exploring their own inner creativity.”

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Red Priest will be performing Friday, February 26th in Hall-Moser Theatre at Arts Place located at 131 East Walnut Street, Portland, IN 47371. The show will begin at 7:30 p.m. In advance the cost for adults is $20 and $10 for students. At the door, tickets are $23 for adults and $12 for students. Tickets are available at the box office, by phone at 260-726-4809, or print tickets online at www.artsland.org. Group rates are available and may be arranged by calling or visiting the box office.




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