September 18 - 12-4pm - Mask Making Workshop - Come join artist Cagen Luse be a part of his sculptural installation in Art Grove 2016 by creating a plaster mask of your face. 15 masks will be selected to use in Cagen's Art Grove installation "Communication Paradox II" then they will be returned to the owner. FREE All ages - Facebook event
September 21(CANCELLED) - October 19, November 16 - (3rd wednesdays) - 7-9pm - Lillian’s open figure workshop in the Art Factory. We will have a live model, BYO medium (drawing materials, etc.) Adults only. Sliding scale $1-10 to pay the model. No instruction.
Sept. 24, October 8, October 22, November 12, December 10 - (2nd and 4th saturday) 5-7pm “Graff/Street Art 101 Workshop" A history on the origin of Graffiti/StreetArt. Learn where, how, and why this art form came to be, through documentaries and talks with actual Graffiti and Street Artists. Led by Avenue of Arts - FREE
September 28, October 26, November 30, - (4th Wednesdays) - 7-9pm - Games to Cultivate a Creative Attitude - utilizes a series of arts-based group games designed by the instructor to cultivate creative and critical thinking, promote collaboration and dialogue, and exercise multi-modal expression. The games involve imaginative reconsiderations of everyday objects, symbols, words, and spaces that are shared and developed collaboratively through various forms of artistic production (drawing, poetry, drama & movement). FREE, donations accepted, ages 10 and up - Facebook event
October 5, November 2, December 7 - (1st Wednesdays) 7-9pm Printmaking Workshop: Explore easy, accessible forms of printmaking. Create patterns and unique collections of images. Block printing, gelatin printing, printing with stamps, and more! Focus on printing with and on a variety of forms and materials. FREE - donations accepted, In front garage, All ages
October 12, November 9, December 14 (2nd wednesdays) -7-9pm Cartooning Workshop - Narrative or non narrative cartooning. We will work on developing the look and personality of characters, workshopping ideas and working on drawing skills! FREE recommended for ages 7 and up.
September 11, September 25, October 9, October 23, November 13, December 11 (every 2nd & 4th Sunday) 1-3 pm Music as a Second Language: Highlighting the collaborative, inclusive, and intuitive elements of music MSL is a free bi-weekly workshop series that explores various elements of music through collaborative improvisational games. Whether you’re an experienced musician looking to refresh your perspective, or you’ve always wanted to play but never knew where to start, MSL could be for you! FREE, donations accepted, ALL AGES - Facebook event
Guitar lessons for kids - TBD Please check back on our website for updates!
October 5, November 2, December 7 Every 1st Wednesday - 6-9pm - "1st to Pop" - A poetry and performance night. , Writers Lounge , Matt Parker - 1st hr. doors open, meet and greet, prompt starts for those that want to participate - 2nd hr. open mic, after community norms are created and shared 3rd hr. featured artist from city pop or community will share their art (varies between artist doesn't have to be poetry) Cost : $3 no one turned away for lack of funds
September 15 (Thursday) 6:30-7:30: Intro to Irish old-style steps for adults - this style of Irish dance is close to the floor and involves simple footwork. Individualism is a key component, and we encourage new and beginning dancers of all genres to join in! - Dance studio, FREE Materials : none
September 17 , 9/24, 10/1, 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5, 11/12, 11/19, 12/3, 12/10 - 11am - 12pm - Hands to Heart Center Free Beginner Yoga Classes for Adults - Hands to Heart Center's free yoga classes are inclusive, accessible and inspiring. Yoga mats are provided and no experience is necessary. Every body is a yoga body so please join us to experience the many emotional, mental and physical benefits of yoga. Ages 16 years of age and up - Bilingual - Spanish - (only when indicated)
September 27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 11/22, 11/29, 12/6, 12/13 - Tuesdays 7am: Join Maria Finkelmier for our weekly Zumba class! Come and dance and feel refreshed for the week! Cost: $5 - No one turned away for lack of funds, Maria Finkelmeier - Facebook event
October 20th - (Thursday) 6:30 -7:30: Intro to Irish step dance for adults - if you have ever wanted to dabble in Riverdance then join us for this introduction to Irish steps. We will be teaching footwork and technique for beginners and new dancers FREE
3195 Washington Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
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