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July 2017

Summer Art at the Bonifas — Morning

July 27 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until July 27, 2017
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Get “Drawn Into Summer” with instructor Eddie Moritz. Have fun learning about four famous artists and how they make their art. Students will experiment with collage, colored pencils, tempera paint, and watercolor paints while practicing the same styles of Frida Kahlo, Andy Warhol, Monet, and James A. McNeill Whistler. Open to students grades K - 6. July 6: Frida Kahlo July 13: Andy Warhol July 20: Monet July 27: James A. McNeill Whistler SESSIONS: Morning 10:30 a.m. - Noon OR…

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Summer Art at the Bonifas — Afternoon

July 27 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until July 27, 2017
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Get “Drawn Into Summer” with instructor Eddie Moritz. Have fun learning about four famous artists and how they make their art. Students will experiment with collage, colored pencils, tempera paint, and watercolor paints while practicing the same styles of Frida Kahlo, Andy Warhol, Monet, and James A. McNeill Whistler. Open to students grades K - 6. July 6: Frida Kahlo July 13: Andy Warhol July 20: Monet July 27: James A. McNeill Whistler SESSIONS: Morning 10:30 a.m. - Noon OR…

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Sunset Yoga — July

July 31 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until July 31, 2017
Ludington Park, Lakeshore Drive
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Heather Bruss DATES: July 10, 17, 24, 31 Ashtanga Yoga provides a great way to strengthen and tone muscles, and increase flexibility. Studies by the National Institute of Health have proven the effectiveness of yoga for mental alertness, stress re-lief and increased immune system function. Students will learn how to synchronize breath with standing postures and increase the benefits of their workout. using the same sequence each time, improvements are easy to see. With this repetition, the Ashtanga practice…

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August 2017

Family Fun Day — Discover Our Great Lakes

August 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Kids learn more about our local fish when they play “What Did You Catch?” and explore the Great Lakes Fisheries Heritage Trail, a program by Michigan Sea Grant. Gyotaku (Japanese fish prints) is the art project for the day. And everyone gets a chance to win the Whitefish cookbook! The day wraps up with a Rowing Regatta that features all three of the U.P. Rowing Clubs and the Wooden Canoe Heritage Association. Family Fund Days are sponsored in part by:…

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Helga Flower 2017 Workshop

August 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Daily until August 10, 2017
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Helga Flower DATES: August 7, 8, 9, 10   Purpose of the workshop Get to know my students and make them feel comfortable in their expectations. Show them how to loosen up and become fearless in their experimentations. Starting out with watercolor, and toward the end of the sessions incorporate mixed media. We will learn to paint abstract designs from realistic photos – yours or mine. Make my students feel free to create abstract backgrounds and incorporate realistic images…

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Sunset Yoga — August

August 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Ludington Park, Lakeshore Drive
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Heather Bruss DATES: Aug. 7, 14, 21, 28 Ashtanga Yoga provides a great way to strengthen and tone muscles, and increase flexibility. Studies by the National Institute of Health have proven the effectiveness of yoga for mental alertness, stress re-lief and increased immune system function. Students will learn how to synchronize breath with standing postures and increase the benefits of their workout. using the same sequence each time, improvements are easy to see. With this repetition, the Ashtanga practice…

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November 2017

Northern Exposure Workshop: Found Object Dilemma

November 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Found Object Dilemma/ Breaking the Rut: 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. This is a technical workshop about connecting objects using adhesives, binding, joining and fastening. It will be useful to anyone creating mixed media art from 2D to 3D. Hand out, demo plus time to play. Do you create mixed media sculpture using a personal collectable as focal point? Or do you upcycle found objects providing new meaning? Bring a special object or partially complete constructions if smaller than a…

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Northern Exposure Workshop: How Artists See

November 10 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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How Artists See: 1:30 - 4 p.m. Explore the visual cues in nature and our lives; ask how we give them meaning. Expand your visual literacy; the ability to interpret and make meaning with images. Brush up on design basics that inform our capability to create compelling compositions. This is for all levels of artists to challenge and enhance our ability to see. Presentation, handout and a 2-D collage exercise. There will be time to start your own piece or…

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