Painting with Watercolor with Janet Nunn

  • Peterson Classroom 
  • Instructor:Janet Nunn
  • January 17th, 18th, and 19th, 2017
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
  • 10:00am-4:00pm 
  • Non members $170/ Members $135
  • Skill level: All
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Want to paint watercolors?  Join Janet Nunn in this painting driven class.  Each day participants will learn new painting techniques while completing a painting.  This class is a great way learn new things for established painters and learn to put a painting together for those new to watercolors.

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Open Studio

  • Petersen Classroom
  • Every Friday, 10:00am-3:00pm
  • $15 for one drop-in visit / $10 Members
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  • 6 visit punch card $75 Non members / $60 Members

Short on space at home? Feeling a lack of motivation? Sometimes all you need is the right environment to generate some creative energy. Come to FAC any Friday between 10am and 3pm to join our open studio! 

Enjoy a relaxed atmosphere with plenty of natural light and space to work. There is even equipment available for you to borrow, should the need arise. Please visit the front desk to check in before heading upstairs. Petersen Classroom is located through the white door on your left as you enter our courtyard from the parking lot.

Members' Show 2017

  • February 3 – April 23, 2017
  • Members: Free
  • Adults: $8
  • Seniors, Students, or Youth 10+: $5
  • Youth under 10: Free

Drawing for People Who Think They Can't

Uncover the drawing talent that lies right below your fingertips! The ability to draw is common to everyone, not just the “gifted”.  What enables one to draw well is the ability to see well. Learn the basics of the visual language and play with contour and shape drawing. Subjects will range from simple still life objects to the human figure. Be prepared to have fun and be surprised at what you can draw! 

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  • All levels welcome (16+)
  • Peterson Classroom
  • Instructor: Chuck Ceraso 
  • Saturday, February 4th, 2017 
  • 12:30pm-5:30pm
  • Non member $130/ Member $95
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Members Only - Mindful Meditation

 “When the flow of distracting thoughts subsides and the mind becomes still, a deep sense of happiness and contentment arises naturally from within.” — Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

Mindful Meditation is the moment-by-moment process of actively and openly observing one’s physical, mental, and emotional experiences. Practicing mindfulness helps to reduce stress, improve attention, boost the immune system, reduce emotional reactivity, and promote a general sense of health and well-being. Join us to soak in the art and find a place of calm. 

  • Meditation is located in our Main Gallery. We will meet you at the main entrance as we are closed to the public on Mondays. 
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Toddler Tuesday

This program is designed for families with children aged 18 months to 3 years. Parents will be able to enjoy time with their children without having to worry about the constraints of bringing their younger family members to public space. This hour will start with socializing and then continue with activities focused on creative and cognitive development. 

  • Main Gallery and Peterson Classroom
  • Tuesday, February, 7, 2017 
  • 10:00am-11:00am
  • Non member $10/ Member $5 
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Art of Love w/ MeetMindful

Are you ready to meet conscious, like-minded individuals? Foothills has partnered with MeetMindful, an online dating site centered around connecting others with similar passions such as yoga, healthy living, and sustainability, to curate an exciting singles night! Join us at Foothills to mingle, enjoy local craft beer from Golden City Brewery, view our current exhibits, and participate in a low-pressure art activity to make new friends and connections!

  • Main Gallery
  • Thursday, February 16, 2017
  • 6:00pm-8:00pm
  • Singles $10/ members free

Art on Tap - Spin Art with Pam Fortner

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Enjoy local craft beer from Golden City Brewery and an evening of Spin Art with local artist, Pam Fortner. Come with friends or a date for art making fun! 

  • THIS IS A 21+ EVENT
  • MUST HAVE VALID ID 
  • Non members $10 single/$16 couples
  • Members free
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Beginning Book Binding - Easy, Creative Journals

  • Peterson Classroom 
  • Instructor: Pam Fortner 
  • March 4th and 11th, 2017
  • Saturdays 9:00am-1:00pm 
  • Non member $135/ Member $100 (All materials will be provided) 
  • Skill level: All 

This class will cover the basics of book binding.  During the first class, we will learn about tools, paper, techniques and terminology.  Two styles of books will be introduced and students will make simple versions of both of them.  Students will select their favorite style and will create a finished journal during the second class.

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Painting Bootcamp with Janet Nunn

  • Peterson Classroom
  • Instructor: Janet Nunn 
  • March 14, 15th, and 16th, 2017
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
  •  5:30pm-8:30pm 
  • Non member $135 / Member $100

Get back into painting with Janet Nunn in this fun boot-camp workshop. 

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Beginning Calligraphy

  • Peterson Classroom
  • Instructor: Wendy Satsky 
  • Saturday, March 18, 2017 
  • 9:00am-1:00pm
  • Non members $75/ Members $60 (plus $5 materials fee) 

Calligraphy, the art of beautiful handwriting, is a fun and useful way to enrich your life. Add a personal, artistic touch to shopping lists, place cards, invitations, envelopes, journals, scrapbooks, and other creative projects. In this workshop, students will learn how to properly use the pen with selected lettering styles and to visualize and layout text with proper spacing for everyday writing tasks. This class is perfect for beginners and for those who would like a review of calligraphy basics. 

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Art Business Series- An Introduction to Framing Your Artwork

  • Peterson Classroom
  • Instructor: Kathy Beekman and Cyncie Winters
  • Saturday, April, 22, 2017
  • 10:00am-1:00pm
  • Non member $95/ Member $80 (includes $25 in framing supplies provided to class participants)

Learn to frame like a pro, no experience required. This workshop is geared towards artists and covers the technical basics, including proper framing tools, hands-on mat cutting and conservation mounting of your artwork.  Further information will be provided in regards to the proper framing of different art media and where to purchase framing materials. Kathy Beekman has been working as a professional custom picture framer for over 20 years and brings museum-grade skills in framing to this workshop.

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Member Trip to Santa Fe, New Mexico

Join your FAC staff and fellow members as we travel by deluxe motor coach to Santa Fe, New Mexico, the nation’s oldest capital city and art lovers’ haven.

We will spend two nights on the Santa Fe Plaza at the historic Hotel La Fonda, which blends “modern conveniences with the warmth of authentic New Mexican style.” Highlights of our trip include a Saturday morning private docent tour at the Georgia O’Keefe Museum, followed by a delicious luncheon prepared by the catering staff at Hotel La Fonda, and transportation Saturday afternoon to Museum Hill, where you may explore four world-class museums and botanical gardens.      

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Price Includes:

  • Deluxe Motor Coach Transportation
  • Snacks During Bus Travel
  • Two Nights’ Hotel Room
  • Docent Tour and Admission to Georgia O’Keefe Museum
  • Saturday Luncheon at Hotel La Fonda
  • Sunday Morning Art and History tour of Hotel La Fonda

 

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