Jamestown Arts Center announces its open house on Saturday, September 11
JAMESTOWN, RI – The Jamestown Arts Center will hold an open house on Saturday September 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.. A free family event welcomes all ages to explore JAC Studios, learn about arts education programs, meet JAC instructors and staff, and create something unique in hands-on demonstrations.
Visitors will get an overview of the educational course program for the fall, including ceramics, printmaking and photography, and meet some of the instructors including Casey Weibust, Teddy Trocki-Ryba, Carol Chew and Will Simons.
“It’s a great way to see what classes are like at JAC and to try your hand at some of the projects we will be offering in the various studios throughout the day,” says Seamus Hames, director of education at JAC. JAC.
Exhibiting artist Allison Paskche will also offer an artistic creation activity in the gallery in connection with her exhibition. Climbing the wall. Outside, on the community wall wall, visitors can leave their mark on a new participatory art project to welcome fall.
Indoor capacity will be limited to ensure safe social distancing with required mask use. Classroom studio demonstrations will be limited to one family group at a time. Other activities will take place outdoors, weather permitting.
The JAC offers a variety of creative learning opportunities for adults, teens and children throughout the year. Fall education courses include Engraving, Clay Advanced and Beginner, Pottery for children, Oil or acrylic paint for all skill levels, Everyday drawing (offered virtually), and Photography workshop (offered virtually). JAC members benefit from discounts on all courses. Scholarships are also available for students of all ages. Learn more about https://www.jamestownartcenter.org/education-adult.
The Jamestown Arts Center is a multidisciplinary space for the visual and performing arts that hosts art exhibitions, theater, dance and music performances, film screenings and educational programming including artist talks and performances. practical art lessons for all ages. The JAC opened in 2010 in a former boat repair shop redesigned by award-winning architects Estes / Twombly. Since 2014, he has won 5 of Rhode Island Monthly’s “Best of Rhode Island” awards, including the Editor’s Choice for Outdoor Art in 2021.
Programming partners include: Heifetz International Music Institute, FirstWorks, RISCA, FabNewport, RISD, Manhattan Short Film Festival, SENE Film Festival, Spectrum Theater, Providence Art and Design Film Festival, Island Moving Company, Jamestown Schools, Social Enterprise Greenhouse, The Brown / Trinity Rep MFA in Acting & Directoring Program and many individual artists and local organizations. The Jamestown Arts Center has quickly become a premier arts and cultural center for Rhode Island and beyond, where creativity, ideas and innovation flourish. For more information visit: jamestownartcenter.org