TAG: adult programs

Registration for Move Closer: Ways of Looking at Art
Event: Lectures & Programs

Registration for Move Closer: Ways of Looking at Art

Tuesday, January 3, 2017Saturday, May 13, 2017.

Have you ever wondered why you like some works of art, while others don’t grab you in quite the same way? In this two-part lecture course, we’ll explore ways of looking at art and how to talk about what it is that moves us, intrigues us and draws us in. More

Registration for Art of Abstraction (FILLED)
Event: Lectures & Programs

Registration for Art of Abstraction (FILLED)

Tuesday, January 3, 2017Thursday, March 9, 2017.

This seven-week series will explore the process of abstract painting. All levels of experience welcome. Class is held Thursdays, March 9-April 20, 2-4:30 pm. More

Registration for Drawing for People Who Now Know They Can
Event: Lectures & Programs

Registration for Drawing for People Who Now Know They Can

Tuesday, January 3, 2017Thursday, March 9, 2017.

For people who have already taken "Drawing for People Who Think They Can't', this class will go deeper into aspects of shading and include sketching from the museum collections. Class is held Thursdays, March 9-April 20, 10 am-12:30 pm. More

Hadley Hooper, Tableau, 2016
Event: Lectures & Programs

Drop-In Drawing: Myths & Fairytales

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

This month, we'll take inspiration from Colorado artist Hadley Hooper’s dramatic views in Tableau of oversized creatures that morph into intricate, imaginative designs. Choose from a selection of photographs that feature similar subjects to create your own metamorphosis. More

Arthur F. Mathews, Youth, ca. 1917
Event: Lectures & Programs

Drop-In Drawing: Collaborative Drawing

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

We will explore dance as a collaborative art form at the Rhythm & Roots: Dance in American Art exhibition. Each participant will end up with a collaborative drawing that illustrates a unique narrative. More

Elaine de Kooning, Bullfight, 1959
Event: Lectures & Programs

Drop-In Writing: Expressions in Shape & Color

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

This month, we'll explore how color and shape—abstract expressions of emotion—can inform concrete expressions in written form. More

William Sidney Mount, Dance of the Haymakers, 1845. Oil on canvas.
Event: Lectures & Programs

Drop-In Writing: Rhythm in Words

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

This month is all about poetic form—often a kind of ‘dance’ with words. More

Tom Price, Meltdown Chair: PP Tube #1, 2008. Polypropylene.
Event: Lectures & Programs

Drop-In Drawing: Value

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

Using Unseated: Contemporary Chairs Reimagined as inspiration, we will be exploring value, gradations of light to dark, as a fundamental element of art. More

Dan Namingha, Hopi Eagle Dancer, 1995. Acrylic paint on canvas.
Event: Lectures & Programs

Drop-In Drawing: Drawing in Motion

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

Using Why We Dance: American Indian Art in Motion as inspiration, we will draw the art of human movement. More

Martin Maloney, Over Exposed, 1999. Oil paint on canvas.
Event: Lectures & Programs

Drop-In Writing: Say What You Will

Hanging Out in Audacious
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

This month, we’ll take an active role in speaking our minds, using the Audacious exhibit as creative launch pad. More

Virgin Mary Spinning, Peru, circa 1700
Event: Lectures & Programs

Drop-In Writing: The Eyes Have It

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

We'll look into the eyes of various portraits from the Spanish Colonial art collection and use them as inspiration to develop characters and emotions in our sketches. More

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