CONSTRUCTING A CLAY BUILDING with Angie King

Posted on: March 24th, 2017

Tuesday – Friday, June 6 – 9
5:30  – 8 p.m.

$160/$120 members
EARLY BIRD: $140/100 members
Register by 05/22/2017 for Early Bird Price

Use clay slab construction techniques to create a small scale building right out of your imagination. MMofA Curator of Art Education, Angie King, will instruct in proper slab joining techniques and using texture to create interesting surfaces in your work. Whether it’s a birdhouse, part of your holiday decorations or just a fun sculpture, bring your ideas and get ready to create something special.

 

WEAVING ON A LAP LOOM with Angie King and Elizabet Elliott

Posted on: March 24th, 2017

Wednesday, June 28
5:30 – 8:30  p.m.
$60/$30 members

Learn to weave on a lap loom and create amazing fiber art. Participants will learn how to string their loom and explore numerous weaving techniques such as creating fringe, weaving patterns, and working with unusual materials. At the end of the course everyone takes their loom home to continue creating on their own. The possibilities are endless!

 

UNGUIDED LIFE DRAWING

Posted on: March 24th, 2017

Unguided studio time
Fridays, March 3 – 31
12 – 3 p.m.

$90/$60 members
EARLY BIRD: $70/$40 members
Register by 02/17/2017 by Early Bird Price

Create a masterpiece in this independent studio time with a life model. Hone your skills by working in this group studio environment. We will provide the model, tables, and easels, and you bring your choice of materials & a snack.

 

DRAWING + YOGA

Posted on: March 24th, 2017

Anatomy of the Bend
Fridays, April 7 – 28
10 – 11:30 a.m.

$90/$60 members
EARLY BIRD: $70/$40 members
Register by 03/24/2017 for Early Bird Price

Participants will bring their own drawing materials to create drawings of different yoga poses in action. Each session a different yoga instructor will act as model for this hybrid drawing class. Classes will be held in a different gallery each week, immersing participants in the MMofA collection. The model will also guide participants in how to do the poses themselves to enhance their drawings through deeper understanding of the body.

 

YOGA with Kula Yoga

Posted on: March 24th, 2017

Tuesdays, April 4- May 9
6 pm
$10 per session

Any change into a new state of being is a result of the fullness of nature unfolding inherent potential. ~ Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

Join Mary Ann Sinde RYT-200 for a 6 week Path to wholeness as we explore the Body, Mind and Spirit.
All-levels 75 min Open Flow

This series is included for those paying monthly memberships to Kula Yoga. Commitment to the 6 week series is recommended but not required

BATIK FABRIC ART with Joseph Booth

Posted on: March 23rd, 2017

Tuesdays, June 13 – 27
5:30 – 8  p.m.
$100/$75 members

Create your own amazing fabric art using the hot wax batik technique. Instructor Joseph Booth, artist and graphic-designer, will lead the class in using stamps and brushes to create patterns and explore interesting dye effects. Students will create a one-of-a-kind cotton scarf as well as a larger project.

Spring Break Art Camp

Posted on: March 13th, 2017

Join the Spring Break fun at MMofA’s Spring Break Art Camp

April 10 – April 14, 2017

This week-long Spring Break camp for students ages 4 – 13 offers half-day options (8 am to 12 pm or 1pm to 5 pm) or full days (8 am to 5 pm), with arts and crafts instruction in the morning sessions, and fine art instruction in the afternoon. From 12 pm to 1 pm there is a supervised lunch hour; students bring lunches from home, avoiding all peanut products.

From age appropriate instruction in drawing and painting, to printmaking-it is all possible at the Museum! The Education department will provide structure, fun and friends in a safe, stimulating environment. Your child can enjoy a safe and educational time during his/her Spring Break, making new friends and experiencing art with longtime buddies.

Cost: Full day: $200 nonmembers/$180 members; Half day: $120 nonmembers/$110 members (City of Mobile employees automatically receive the member rate!)

See registration form>>

For more information, contact Kim Wood at 251.208.5212 or send an email here.

ARTIST STATEMENT WORKSHOP with Elizabet Elliott

Posted on: March 13th, 2017

ARTIST STATEMENT WORKSHOP

with Elizabet Elliott

Saturday & Sunday, April 1 & 2

2-5 p.m.

$20/$10 members

Every professional artist needs a great artist statement. In this interactive workshop, MMofA Curator of Programs, Elizabet Elliott, will guide participants through a series of prompts that will lead to your next artist statement. This class will get you thinking about your own work and where it fits in today’s art world. Bring images of your work on your phone or laptop to inspire your statement.

PHOTOGRAPHY 101 + COMPOSITION with Aubrey Edwards

Posted on: March 13th, 2017

PHOTOGRAPHY 101 + COMPOSITION
with Aubrey Edwards
Saturday, April 1
11 a.m.  – 5 p.m.

$125/$100 members
EARLY BIRD PRICE: Register by 03/17/2017

This is a beginner photography class taught by acclaimed New Orleans photographer and instructor, Aubrey Edwards. This class will focus on parts of an SLR camera, auto settings, and elements of composition. There will be an In-class lecture, shooting photos on location, and critique.  The goal of this workshop is to give students a keen understanding of the basics of photography. By the end they will be able to create images utilizing 10 compositional elements.

 

GLASS FUSING ALCHEMY with Rachel Wright

Posted on: March 13th, 2017

GLASS FUSING ALCHEMY
with Rachel Wright
Saturdays, March 18 & 25
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

$160/$120 members
EARLY BIRD PRICE: Register by 03/04/2017

Get ready for spring by creating fused glass art for your yard or home. Join USA professor and glass artist Rachel Wright for a two-day workshop in which participants will work in depth to create one large composition working in a variety of techniques including using a slump mold. No experience is necessary. Students should bring their own glass cutter, running pliers, safety glasses and a towel.