creative classes for grown ups and kids


Bay School Community Arts Center

279 Main Street, Mathews, Virginia 23109

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Find the artist in you!

We offer over 100 art and craft classes a year in a multitude of media.  Join us for pottery, painting, drawing, weaving, glass, and more, more, more!  The Art Speaks Gallery at the Bay School features the varied work of around 60 local and regional artists.  We hold an annual adult student show; a Kids' Art Show; a statewide juried art show, Art Speaks on the Bay;and several other exhibitions.  We'd love to help Find the Artist in You!

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Classes/Workshops

  •  - 19 May 2017 until 31 December 2017
    Class
    Nina Buzby, Instructor Classes for all ages and skill levels. Classes are for individuals.
  •  - 7 September 2017 until 12 October 2017
    Class
    Learn the pleasure of building useful objects out of clay with minimal equipment. Pinch, coil, roll and slump are a few of the terms you’ll learn to use with new meanings.
  •  - 26 September 2017 until 26 September 2017
    Class
    We supply the canvas, paint, & brushes in order for you to make art as entertainment! From landscapes, abstracts and cityscapes to creative renderings of animals, iconic buildings and florals
  •  - 30 September 2017 until 30 September 2017
    Class
    Children will use potatoes to make owl prints. We will be using acrylic paints to complete this project so don’t forget to dress for mess!
  •  - 30 September 2017 until 30 September 2017
    Class
    When books become old or unwanted, you can transform them into a treasured, displayable keepsake.
  •  - 3 October 2017 until 3 October 2017
    Class
    Using only graphite pencils to draw on canvas, create dramatic, unusual and surprising effects along with a variety of subtle and bold textures.
  •  - 6 October 2017 until 6 October 2017
    Class
    Handmade wreaths are an inexpensive way to change your decor throughout the seasons and keep things looking fresh. Learn how to make a beautiful fabric rag wreath out of old fabric scraps, then embellish with buttons, ribbons and found objects
  •  - 10 October 2017 until 10 October 2017
    Class
    Exploring new mediums and techniques keeps your creative process exciting and can lead to stylistic breakthroughs.
  •  - 11 October 2017 until 11 October 2017
    Class
    A fun and meditative “intuitive painting” class that will explore color, shape and found poetry. We’ll create an “intuitive painting” in your favorite color palette on smooth, cradled birch boards and explore how poetry and art can come together
  •  - 11 October 2017 until 11 October 2017
    Class
    So you want to eat healthy protein? How about tofu and other soy-based protein sources? We’ll cook some fabulous dishes for our lunch,
  •  - 13 October 2017 until 13 October 2017
    Class
    Painting en plein air—in the open air—has a long history in the art world. Artists have always done studies while outdoors, but it was the French Impressionists who really promoted this to a finished art form
  •  - 14 October 2017 until 14 October 2017
    Class
    Participants will work with a variety of tools and techniques to create mini-compositions from a variety of acrylic painting mediums and construction materials.
  •  - 14 October 2017 until 14 October 2017
    Class
    Manipulate wool yarn and silk fibers to build an animal of your choice. Just think of the special parts like ears and tails to make your favorite critter.
279 Main Street, Mathews, Virginia 23109

Contact person

Grace Small
gracesmall@bayschool-arts.com
804-725-1278

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Opening hours

Opening hours

Monday
09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Contact us!

We welcome your feedback and comments so don't keep it a secret - contact us!

art@LiveAnArtfulLife.com

Live An Artful Life Inc
P.O. Box 163
The Plains, VA 20198

 

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