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Classes, October 2020

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Friday, Oct. 2, to Sunday, Oct. 11

Art Happens on Tarboro

106 Tarboro St. SW

Art Happens on Tarboro will join more than 200 retailers and art institutions nationwide in celebration of American Craft by hosting workshops and demos. Open to the general public during these workshops, this American Craft Week will feature jewelry classes, stained glass classes, mixed media classes and various demos. For more information, call 252-650-2530 or visit www.arthappensontarboro.com and go to American Craft Week tab.

Friday, Oct. 2

First Friday

5:30-8:30 p.m.

Art Happens on Tarboro

106 Tarboro St. W.

Visit the artists-in-residence at Art Happens on Tarboro and see a demonstration of a stained glass grinder.

Saturday, Oct. 3

Modern Hand Lettering with instructor
Meagan Culkin

10 a.m. to noon

Boykin Center

124 Nash St. NE

Creative artist and wedding planner Meagan Culkin will teach the basics of modern hand lettering techniques, and students will create their own sign to take home. No experience necessary. Ages 14 and older. Pre-registration is required. Cost is $45 per participant with all materials provided. For more information, call 252-291-4329. Register and pay securely online at http://www.wilsonarts.com/art-classes to reserve your spot.

Saturday, Oct. 3

Wild and Colorful Cactus Painting with Elisabeth Farnsworth-Grant

1-3 p.m.

Boykin Center

124 Nash St. NE

Local artist Elisabeth Farnsworth-Grant will walk students through the easy, step-by-step process of creating a whimsical cactus painting from start to finish. No experience necessary. Ages 14 and older. Pre-registration is required. Cost is $40 per participant with all materials provided. For more information, call 252-291-4329. Register and pay securely online at http://www.wilsonarts.com/art-classes to reserve your spot.

Saturday, Oct. 10

Second Saturday

5:30-8:30 p.m.

Art Happens on Tarboro

106 Tarboro St. W.

Make aluminum can earrings for $3.

Thursday, Oct. 15

Homeschool Art Program

10-11:30 a.m.

Art Happens on Tarboro

106 Tarboro St. W.

Explore and create artwork inspired by the world’s famous artists. This program is ongoing, and students can jump in anytime. For ages 5-16 years old. Parents welcome to stay. For more information call Kim S. Joy 252-650-2530 or visit the store.

Friday, Oct. 16

Stained Glass Charms

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Art Happens on Tarboro

106 Tarboro St. W.

Create a unique stained glass charms. Learn to cut and grind glass, work with copper foil and solder charms. Please take numerous 1-inch square photos that will be embedded into the charms. Cost of instruction and supplies is $65. For more information call Kim S. Joy 252-650-2530 or visit the store.

Saturday, Oct. 17

Make Your Own Face Mask with Maria Kjellbert-Popowitch

10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Boykin Center

124 Nash St. NE

Local creative artist and costumer Maria Kjellberg-Popowitch will teach participants to use patterns and simple fabric assembly and machine sewing techniques to make “COVID Couture” face masks. No experience necessary, and all materials will be provided. You can take a special fabric if you want (cotton only please). Ages 14 and up. Pre-registration is required. The cost is $40 per participant. For more information, call 252-291-4329. Register and pay securely online at http://www.wilsonarts.com/art-classes to reserve a spot.

Saturday, Oct. 24

Make a Holiday Ornament with Amanda Duncan

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Boykin Center

124 Nash St. NE

Amanda Duncan, local creative artist and owner of popular jewelry brand Simply Adorned, will guide participants through the process of making leather ornaments. No experience necessary. Ages 14 and up. Pre-registration is required. The cost is $50 per participant with all materials provided. For more information, call 252-291-4329. Register and pay securely online at http://www.wilsonarts.com/art-classes to reserve your spot.

Saturday, Oct. 24

Stained Glass Earrings

1-4 p.m.

Art Happens on Tarboro

106 Tarboro St. W.

Take some scrap stained glass, cut it and make earrings. Instruction and supply fee is $50. For information call Kim S. Joy 252-650-2530 or visit the store.

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