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Acrylic Pour Workshop

Sat, August 24 / 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Are you ready to learn about the secret ingredients for a successful acrylic pour painting?  Join us for this free-flowing workshop, perfect for beginners/intermediate levels.  Teaching artist, Wende Obata will share the do's and don'ts of this abstract & expressive art medium.  Participants will learn the basics of color mixing, safety procedures, how to properly prepare the work space, how to create unique cells in your painting and how to handle a butane burner to solidify the paint!  Those who…

Drawing in the Gallery

Tue, September 3 / 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Blank notebooks, pastels, charcoal & colored pencils will be provided for young artists to study a new drawing technique each week. From composition and texture, to form, value & perspective--this is the perfect foundation class for students to learn from the wonderful real-life examples of art we have on rotating display in the gallery!  Students who have taken this class before are welcome to join again as each class series features new projects to study different elements of art. Teaching Artist: …

Painting in the Gallery

Tue, September 3 / 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

At the beginning of each session, students will be lead through guided tours of the shows on display in the gallery where they will describe, analyze, interpret, judge and connect with the variety of art on display.  Each week the class will learn a different painting technique using a new medium: watercolor, acrylic and mixed media to explore texture, negative space, composition and color theory. Creative projects will be inspired by the works of art found on our gallery walls…

Anime Class

Wed, September 4 / 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Learn to draw using your favorite anime shows as inspiration! This class with teach participants the basic techniques of drawing in the style of anime to create an imaginative world and even design their own self-portrait inspired character. Projects will include creating blue line sheets, painting an anime poster and more! Teaching Artist: Teagan McLarnan Ages: 12-16 Start Date: 9/4/2019 End Date: 10/9/2019 Wednesdays Time: 3:30-5 p.m. Members*: $95 Non-Members: $105 *Memberships start as low as $60 for the year…

Art Lab

Wed, September 4 / 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

Have fun with art exploration! This program is a continuation of the sold-out Art Lab Summer Camp which introduces students to different mediums such as; printmaking, ink paintings, clay sculptures and more!  This series of workshops will give kids the freedom to explore their own creativity.  Inventive prompts will encourage the use of their own imagination through expressive art forms & experiments featuring a variety of art techniques. Teaching Artist: Leah Florence Ages: 8-12 Start Date: 9/4/2019 End Date: 10/9/2019…

Art & Nature

Thu, September 5 / 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

 During this six week class, students will create art inspired by found objects in nature such as pinecones, sticks, flowers, seeds and leaves. This class will allow students to explore different art techniques such as printmaking, flower pressing, watercolors and acrylics on canvas as well as clay sculpture. Creative project ideas such as a colorful nature press, a driftwood mobile, making their own paintbrushes, seed art and more by using everyday objects found in nature! Teaching Artist: Leah Florence Ages:…

Baby & Me in the Gallery

Fri, September 6 / 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Explore the creative wonders of the art on display in the gallery with your little one. Our Teaching Artist will lead with a sensory art activity to pique your little one's curiosity and end with storytime! Teaching Artist: Sloane Cabrera Ages: 3 & under Start Date: 9/6/2019 End Date: 10/11/2019 Fridays Time: 10-10:30 a.m. Members*: $45 Non-Members: $55 *Memberships start as low as $60 for the year starting the day you join!    Space is limited. Reserve your seat today:

Petite Picassos

Fri, September 6 / 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This six week class is designed for ages 4-6 to explore their own creativity and imagination using different art materials such as acrylic paint, watercolors, printmaking and more!  Each week will feature a different themed art project: under the sea, at the farm, in the city, at the market, and many more!  Teaching Artist: Sloane Cabrera Ages: 4-6 Start Date: 9/6/2019 End Date: 10/11/2019 Fridays Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Members*: $55 Non-Members: $70 *Memberships start as low as…

Design with Procreate

Fri, September 6 / 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Step by step instructions for creative projects will teach participants the essential skills of developing layers for their very own designs.  All materials including iPad Pros and Apple Pens will be provided.  Class size is limited to 9 participants.   Week#1: Back to Basics Learn the basic mechanics of Procreate, including undo, redo, brushes, blending, masks, layers, tracing, etc. Week #2: Travel Postcard Project Use the techniques learned to create a travel poster for the country of your choosing Week #3:…

All in for the Arts: Charity Poker Tournament

Sat, September 7 / 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us for All in for the Arts, an annual charity Texas Hold'Em poker tournament that brings together art enthusiasts and card sharks for an evening of competition, live music, and fun--all for a great cause! This year, proceeds from this event will be used for a much-needed maintenance and improvement of our gallery lighting system. Grand prizes are awarded to the top three contestants at the end of the tournament. Throughout the night, other prizes will be awarded to…

Clay Bust Sculpture Workshop

Sat, September 14 / 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Everyone can do it! This is a fun jumpstart for all skill levels. Make a small lifelike head, using proportion, step-by-step guidance and simplified shapes. Date: Saturday, September 14 Time: 12-3 p.m. Teaching Artist: Claudia Jeffers Members*: $75 Non-Members: $95 *Memberships start as low as $60 for the year starting the day you join!    Space is limited! Reserve your seat today:

Artist 2 Artist Meetup

Sat, September 14 / 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Second of the month, happening 12 times

Come to the Artist 2 Artist Meetup to share, learn, and network! Each month the group will focus on & discuss a different professional development topic for artists such as marketing, grants, teaching, local opportunities, and more. Make new art friends, air your artistic grievances, listen & learn from each others experiences, share who you are and what you do and develop into a true professional with the help of your fellow creatives.  Learn More   2nd Saturdays of the…

Egg Tempera Painting Workshop

Fri, October 11 / 5:30 pm - Sun, October 13 / 4:00 pm

This three-part workshop is an introduction/history to the unique and classical painting method, Egg Tempera. Each student will learn how to put together their own wood panel, "cook" their own traditional gesso using marble dust and rabbitskin glue as well as how to measure out ground pigment to make their own paint with the yolk of an egg! Students will gain hands on experience and learn the traditional methods of the past to create contemporary art. A still life will…

SCG ART Workshop: Indigo & Shibori

Wed, October 16 / 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

It is magical to lift fabric from an indigo vat and watch it turn from green to blue.  Shibori, the Japanese tradition of shaped resist dyeing is perfect for indigo.  Students will learn from this year's SCG Artist, Ana Lisa Hedstrom, a variety of shibori techniques: stitch resist, folding and clamping, and wrapping fabric around a pole to create textured bundles that can be dyed on the surface to create an amazing variety of patterns.  The class will prepare an…

Finance for Nonprofits

Thu, October 24 / 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Looking to answer finance questions specific to your nonprofit organization? This is an opportunity to workshop your own financial statements and reports, hearing from experts on best practices for issues specific to nonprofits.  Who should attend: EDs and Board Members who have a basic working knowledge of finance. Limited to 3 attendees per organization. $25 per attendee. Registration includes lunch. Topics: Internal Financial Practices How to make financial reporting effective during board meetings, the role of the ED vs. the Board,…

SCG ART Workshop: Natural Dyes & Shibori

Fri, October 25 / 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Led by this year's SCG Artist in Residence, Ana Lisa Hedstrom, this workshop will introduce the best practices for the use of natural dyes as well as basic applications to dye both fabrics and wool yarns.  We will start with the classic dyes of madder and cochineal for reds, pomegranate for yellow, and indigo for blue.  During the course of the workshop we will also go over the use of local plant sources such as walnut hulls and golden rod. …

Encaustics 101 Workshop

Sat, November 16 / 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Learn the art of Encaustics in this beginner workshop! We will cover the following: Tools and safety A brief history of Encaustics How to set up an easy and inexpensive encaustic space Basic skills: fusing and layering wax Extra Techniques: collage, adding images and mixed media, incising the wax Students will leave with 4 completed projects Having confidence and knowledge in this ancient and luminous medium Packet of written material Comprehensive Resource List Ephemera List for Students  (this will make…

Art Critiques with Pat Abraham

Wed, January 22, 2020 / 1:00 pm - Wed, May 20, 2020 / 3:00 pm

Join us in the gallery for a special 4 part monthly series of art critiques lead by local artist, Pat Abraham. Each artist attendee will be able to bring 2 works of art for the two hour discussion. Try to bring work that is 80% done. This approach will help you catch and fix problems before you are too attached to the piece. For some artists, the last time they received structured, meaningful feedback on their work was during college…

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