Saturday, May 13, 2017 12-3:30pm (with 20 minute break)
Artists will explore the versatility of GOLDEN Acrylic Paints and Grounds by creating multiple surfaces and learning ways to incorporate texture into works of art. Students will be layering gels to make skins, building texture on canvas and experimenting with Golden Heavy Body, Fluid and High Flow Acrylics. Some surfaces may be prepped in advance due to longer dry times.
Cost: $60 per student plus $10 material fee paid directly to the instructor on the day of class. Instructor: Denise Cassidy Wood - Certified Golden Artist Educator Techniques: Sgraffito, Acrylic Skins, Sculpting with Texture Theme: Nature Materials Used (all provided): Canvas, canvas boards, GOLDEN paints (High Flow, Fluid and Heavy Body), GOLDEN Textures, GOLDEN Mediums
Open to adults 17+
Space is limited! Please register by May 9. Call: 734-720-0671 or purchase online below (online includes a $2 service charge).
Behind the Seen: DIA Talks About Art at the DCA!
Your DIA: (R)evolution
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
Exploring the history of the DIA heightens awareness of the individuals who founded the museum, built its collection, and supported the institution for over 128 years and provides the basis for understanding why the DIA is considered one of the most renowned and innovative art museums in the world.
Cost: FREE for DCA Members and Non-Members. Space is limited, please register with the DCA if you would like to attend.
Call: 734-720-0671 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Interested in sponsoring an art talk or lecture series? Please contact the DCA.
Paint with a DCA Pro!
Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 7pm
Step-by-step instruction from a professional DCA member artist. This session led by Amber Roy.
Cost: $30 (all materials supplied) Take home your finished piece at the end of the night. Bring your own refreshments!
Please note: You MUST sign-up by Tuesday, May 23. Space is limited, register early. Call 734-720-0671 or purchase online at www.downriverarts.org (online includes a $2 service charge). Sorry, no refunds or transfers.
Body Works - DIY Spa series class
Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 10am
Learn how to make 4 products: Bath Bombs, Brown Sugar and Honey Scrub, Pink Himalayan Salt Scrub, and Lavendar Bath Salts. Each one would cost so much more at a spa or specialty store and you can make them for a fraction of the cost for yourself, friends and family.
Cost: $35 + $5 supply fee due to instructor on class day.
Instructor: Kathy Morgan
Location: Downriver Council for the Arts, 81 Chestnut Street, Wyandotte, MI
Space is limited! Open to persons 14 and older. Please register by May 27. Call: 734-720-0671 or purchase online below (online includes a $2 service charge).
The activities of the DCA are supported by the MICHIGAN COUNCIL FOR ARTS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS and the NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS. Please click on their logos to understand the importance of state government investment and the impact of public funding on the arts in our community.
Please note: Class schedules may change from time to time due to holidays, illness, etc. Please check our website, facebook or call the DCA at 734-720-0671 for updates and closings.
The Downriver Council for the Arts is a non-profit, 501(c)3 regional arts organization that represents, promotes and serves 21 Downriver communities in Southeast Michigan. Our mission is to enrich the quality of life in the Downriver communities by advocating and promoting the arts and providing opportunities for involvement and participation in arts and cultural activities. The Downriver Council for the Arts (DCA) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides services without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex or handicap. Funding for the DCA comes from grants, donations, membership, fundraising events, and gallery sales.