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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.
  •  - 10 July 2018 until 14 August 2018
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    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.
  •  - 18 July 2018 until 22 August 2018
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    Learn how to make bugs and flowers in this metalsmithing course. Utilize your own design or reference a specific form. Tools for shaping, cutting and drilling will be available as well as guidance and collaborative opportunities!
  •  - 18 July 2018 until 22 August 2018
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    Learn how to make bugs and flowers in this metalsmithing course. Utilize your own design or reference a specific form. Tools for shaping, cutting and drilling will be available as well as guidance and collaborative opportunities!
  •  - 13 August 2018 until 14 August 2018
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    Join us for this two day Fairy Camp. We will make pretty fairy crafts and have lots of fun, yummy food and drinks. You will leave with a fairy camp diploma and a new fairy name.
  •  - 15 August 2018 until 15 August 2018
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    We supply the canvas, paint, and brushes for you to make art as entertainment! No experience is necessary! This is NOT serious painting!
  •  - 18 August 2018 until 18 August 2018
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    Let’s use some paper bags and craft papers to create a memory book. Bring photos and other paper items you would like to include in your book
  •  - 18 August 2018 until 18 August 2018
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    This class offers easy lessons in everything you always wanted to know about watercolor! From a compositional sketch to a full color painting,
  •  - 18 August 2018 until 18 August 2018
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    Let’s use some paper plates to make pretty summer flowers. We will paint, glue and cut as we learn a little about Georgia O'Keeffe.
  •  - 25 August 2018 until 26 August 2018
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    Bring the outside in with this unique and whimsical wall mosaic. Bring 4 ceramic plates, hammer and gloves.
  •  - 28 August 2018 until 28 August 2018
    Class
    We supply the canvas, paint, and brushes for you to make art as entertainment! No experience is necessary!
  •  - 4 September 2018 until 25 September 2018
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    This 4-week workshop further refines drawing skills and the use of materials through a series of exercises, working with ideas, themes, and practical concerns.
  •  - 4 September 2018 until 25 September 2018
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    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.
  •  - 4 September 2018 until 18 September 2018
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    Join Saraya Cheney in exploring the natural world through clay. In this class we’ll take our inspiration from feathered friends of all shapes and sizes as you learn to hand-build a flock of birds.
  •  - 13 September 2018 until 14 September 2018
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    Color theory embraces a multitude of definitions, concepts, and design applications and helps create an understanding of color mixing, along with the visual and psychological effects of specific color combinations
  •  - 15 September 2018 until 15 September 2018
    Class
    It’s that time of the year when apples come into season and school starts again. Come make an apple with a surprise in the middle - and take a real apple home with you.
  •  - 15 September 2018 until 15 September 2018
    Class
    Join Saraya Cheney, budding naturalist and all around nature lover, for a one-day workshop inspired by the beauty of our area. Slow down, explore and discover a way of seeing the natural world that will deepen your connection with the earth.
  •  - 15 September 2018 until 15 September 2018
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    You can weave your own artistic shape! Using graph paper and simple shapes, we will dress the foam board loom with cotton yarn and straight pins. We will weave your one of a kind design with cotton and wool yarns.
  •  - 19 September 2018 until 19 September 2018
    Class
    Do you have driftwood you don’t know what to do with? Well, bring it along with you to and learn how to make a piece of driftwood sculpture. A materials list will be provided for this class.
  •  - 3 October 2018 until 3 October 2018
    Class
    Only in recent years has colored pencil come into its own as a bona fide medium. In this class, we'll become comfortable with this medium and explore colored pencil art that is abstract, loose or tightly detailed, photorealistic, or soft
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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