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 2019 until 31 December 2019
    Class
    Nina Buzby, Instructor Classes for all ages and skill levels. Classes are for individuals.
  •  - 23 January 2019 until 27 February 2019
    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.
  •  - 2 February 2019 until 2 March 2019
    Class
    In this class, kids will get a chance to try their hand at the wheel. Learn a short lesson in wedging, centering and then working the wheel. They will also learn basic hand-building.
  •  - 7 February 2019 until 28 February 2019
    Class
    Come and get your hands dirty and learn the pleasure of creating your own set of dessert plates. This class is all about stress relief with clay!
  •  - 13 February 2019 until 6 March 2019
    Class
    Taught with patience, humor, and the practical goal that you will be able to enjoy drawing for the rest of your life, this workshop is designed for absolute beginners and provides students with a solid foundation in drawing.
  •  - 14 February 2019 until 14 March 2019
    Class
    Paper Mâché is an extremely versatile art form that is also eco-friendly and affordable. In this 4-week class we will explore the many different structural options of making papier mâché and methods for achieving the desired strength, texture
  •  - 23 February 2019 until 23 February 2019
    Class
    This is a fun and easy beading class for kids. You will make memory wire bracelets, earrings and necklaces. Make the jewelry for yourself or to give to your BFF!
  •  - 23 February 2019 until 23 February 2019
    Class
    Have you seen this on Pinterest? We are going to give it a try using different size strings and paint. This will be messy. Don't wear anything you don't want to get paint on.
  •  - 23 February 2019 until 23 February 2019
    Class
    All you need to bring is your imagination. We will make a fused glass sun catcher. In addition you will make as much jewelry as time will allow.
  •  - 26 February 2019 until 26 February 2019
    Class
    We supply the canvas, paint, and brushes for you to make art as entertainment! No experience is necessary!
  •  - 28 February 2019 until 1 March 2019
    Class
    The goal of this workshop is to build confidence in tackling a full size portrait in the safety of a workshop setting.
  •  - 20 March 2019 until 20 March 2019
    Class
    In this class we provide the canvas, paint, and brushes for you to make art as entertainment! No experience necessary! This is NOT serious painting!
  •  - 23 March 2019 until 23 March 2019
    Class
    Students will start with a blank canvas and paint their way to a fun piece of art. Dress for mess.
  •  - 13 April 2019 until 13 April 2019
    Class
    Draw, color and make prints to create greeting cards.
  •  - 13 April 2019 until 13 April 2019
    Class
    Weave a colorful basket using a wooden base and reed.
  •  - 20 April 2019 until 20 April 2019
    Class
    We will use mediums such as watercolors, colored pencils, inks, oil pastels and more to create abstract florals on watercolor paper. This is a play and experiment class. Dress for mess.
  •  - 20 April 2019 until 20 April 2019
    Class
    Mixed media art project for our youngest artists. Children will use a variety of papers, buttons and yes …maybe even a touch of GLITTER. As always, we welcome other family members to come for the class if mommy can’t make it. An adult must stay
  •  - 4 May 2019 until 4 May 2019
    Class
    Students will get a chance to use their drawing skills in this class.
  •  - 15 June 2019 until 15 June 2019
    Class
    We will play a game using dice to draw pictures of a face and fish. As always, we welcome other family members to come for the class if mommy can’t make it. An adult must stay for this class.
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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