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

  •  - 1 January 2018 until 31 December 2018
    Class
    Nina Buzby, Instructor Classes for all ages and skill levels. Classes are for individuals.
  •  - 3 April 2018 until 15 May 2018
    Class
    The Beginner Wheel class is designed for the absolute beginner looking for an introduction to the fundamentals of wheel thrown pottery or for those who need a refresher course.
  •  - 14 April 2018 until 19 May 2018
    Class
    This five-week course is full of information and inspiration to get you on your way to thinking creatively with a lens.
  •  - 18 April 2018 until 23 May 2018
    Class
    Each student will have time to perfect a hanging mobile made of metal. Tools and guidance from the instructor and plenty of studio time will be available
  •  - 1 May 2018 until 22 May 2018
    Class
    This class is for the beginner or someone who needs a refresher. You will learn to cast on, knit and purl. The materials fee covers everything needed for the class
  •  - 3 May 2018 until 3 May 2018
    Class
    This age-old method of rag rug making is one of the lesser-known methods of making rugs from strips of cloth.
  •  - 4 May 2018 until 4 May 2018
    Class
    Spend a day relaxing in this workshop using zendoodling techniques, to which we will add splashes of fun and simple color.
  •  - 12 May 2018 until 12 May 2018
    Class
    If you like messy paint then you will love this class. We will paint a simple beach scene then we are going to get little feet VERY messy as we make foot prints in the sand.
  •  - 12 May 2018 until 12 May 2018
    Class
    Learn to use alcohol ink and permanent markers to create two pillow covers 18 inch square
  •  - 16 May 2018 until 16 May 2018
    Class
    Here is a cute project made from rocks, old wood and shells. With a little imagination, some paint and a few other decorations we will make this wall decoration. Could make a nice father’s day gift!
  •  - 17 May 2018 until 18 May 2018
    Class
    This class will focus on the use of various pen and ink techniques including stippling, directional scribbling, hatching, cross hatching and scumbling.
  •  - 18 May 2018 until 18 May 2018
    Class
    Weave a basket on a wooden base with smoked and natural reed. We will use triple twine and plain weave as well as Cherokee wheels around the basket and finish it with swing handles. Some weaving experience is necessary.
  •  - 22 May 2018 until 22 May 2018
    Class
    Let’s try something different! We will use a variety of papers and other materials to make a sailboat picture. The picture will be constructed on canvas. No experience is necessary!
  •  - 7 June 2018 until 7 June 2018
    Class
    Have you ever considered entering a poster contest or reproducing your art as a printed image? You don’t need to let go of your original art in order to share it with the world – you can sell prints, note cards, apparel and more.
  •  - 20 June 2018 until 20 June 2018
    Class
    Using a large variety of materials including paper dolls, stamps, shells, scrapbook papers, vintage magazines and a whole lot more we will make a unique piece of art.
  •  - 23 June 2018 until 23 June 2018
    Class
    Cave paintings are painted drawings on cave walls or ceilings, mainly of prehistoric origin, dated to some 40,000 years ago in Eurasia. We will use sponges, paints, stencils and a spray bottle to make our own faux (fake) cave pictures
  •  - 26 June 2018 until 26 June 2018
    Class
    We supply the canvas, paint, and brushes for you to make art as entertainment! From landscapes, abstracts and cityscapes to creative renderings of animals, iconic buildings and florals.
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
8908 Woodward Rd
Marshall, VA  20115

 

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