2020 Workshops at the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center
Join us as we expand our knowledge, skill level, and community for these engaging workshops!
Paint + Coffee Social – “A Starry Minnesota Night”
Saturday 22 | 10am-12:00pm
$15 | Materials supplied
Paint and Sip with Cheryl Bannes. “A Starry Minnesota Night”. In this fun and easy class you will use acrylic paints to create a beautiful night sky painting, while sipping coffee of different flavors. All materials will be supplied. No experience needed, just a desire to have a good time! $15 per person, Minimum of 5, max of 12.
Special Artist Workshop: “Stitch a Photo”
Thursday Feb. 27, | 5-7pm
$10 | Materials supplied
“Stitch a Photo” Special workshop with Jane Deschner, Billings MT visual artist. A great workshop for scrap bookers, visual journaling, story making and anyone looking for a unique idea for old photos. Using embroidering techniques, visual artist Jane Deschner will teach you how to stitch on photos without
damaging them, adding a great element to an old photo. $10 with a maximum of 12 participants. Materials supplied but you can bring cotton embroidery thread and old snapshots if you have them.
Calligraphy for Spring!
Saturday March 21 | 9am-2pm (B.Y.O.L)
$5 | Supplies Needed
Calligraphy for Spring! With Anita Hendrickx. Max participants 15, min 10, $25 members / $30 non -members. 9:00 – 2:00 with lunch break (bring your lunch, beverages supplied) “Learn simple, basic letterform for calligraphy using two scripts, Roman Capital and Chancery Cursive. These scripts are common calligraphy scripts that appear on greeting cards, used in scrapbooking, wall murals, and more. Supplies individuals will need: pencil, ruler, small disposable plastic lid (cool whip or spread topping etc.) for gold leaf(provided) and paint(provided)application. Parchment paper, calligraphy markers and other supplies will be provided and available for purchase at $5.00.
Saturday April 25 | 10am-12:30pm
$60 members, $50 non-members | Materials supplied
Alcohol Inks with Mary Jo Wentz. 10:00 – 12:30. All materials supplied. We will cover the basics of painting with alcohol inks and paint on several surfaces including yupo paper, a primed canvas, and ceramic. Participants will leave the class with a painting on Yupo, a painting on primed canvas and ready to hang, and either painted tiles or a painted soap dispenser. Have fun learning this new medium! For artists of all levels, $60 non-members, $50 members. Max of 10 participants.
Plein Air Painting with Cheryl Bannes
Saturday May 23 | 10am-2pm
$30 non-members, $25 members | Materials supplied
This painting class goes outside to paint on site, weather permitting. Painting on site can be a unique experience for beginning painters. For this class we will use acrylic paints on canvas board. The class is for beginners, or for those who have done a little painting; color mixing, composition, technique, etc will be discussed. $ 25 members, $30 non-members. All materials supplied. Max of 9 participants.
Sign up by calling or stopping by the Cultural Center:
218-385-3339 | 24 Main Ave. North, New York Mills, MN 56567