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February 2018

Concrete Cast Leaf Painting

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 28, 2018

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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This class is full. If you are interested in a class like this, please call us and we will add you to our interest list and when a class like this is available, we will call you. INSTRUCTOR: Cathi Knauf DATES: February 21, 28 It is never too early to start preparing your garden décor! On a cold February night painting a beautifully cast concrete leaf with bright colors is just the thing to lift your spirits! Artist Cathi Knauf…

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March 2018

Advanced Pottery

March 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until April 5, 2018

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Al Hansen DATES: March 15, April 5 Build on your basic pottery skills and learn advanced techniques from artist Al Hansen! Build a unique piece of pottery that is food safe and ready for pick up after the final firing. Previous experience required – at least one pottery class. Session 1 – Hand building and wheel throwing Session 2 – Glazing Student Fee: $50 members, $65 non-members

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Paint Night

March 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until May 11, 2018

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Staci Berg DATES: January 19, February 16, March 16, April 13, May 11 Come for a fun evening of painting a seasonal scene with acrylics. Bring a few friends and a beverage of choice. Take home a unique piece of art and kick off the weekend in style! 1/19: Michigan 2/16: Northern Lights 3/16: Cardinal 4/13: Rainbow Forest 5/11: Birch Landscape   Student Fee: $25 members, $30 non-members All 5 Paintings: $110 members, $130 non-members

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Introduction to Card Making and Rubber Stamping

March 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until May 15, 2018

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Laura Newman DATES: 3rd Tuesday, February through May Learn to make your own unique greeting cards – professional looking and appropriate for the occasion! Students will acquire knowledge of different materials, mediums and techniques used in paper crafting. The topics include: types and uses of inks, cardstocks and stamps. Beginner level techniques including matting, masking, sponging and adding dimension will be covered. Coloring mediums and techniques (pencils, markers, pan pastels, inks and watercolor pencils) as well as background techniques…

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April 2018

Wool Painting with Marikah

April 14 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Masha Kakhova DATES: April 14 Learn a craft of wool felting from master felter Masha Kakhova. Masha is an artist and a feltmaker who hails from Moscow, Russia and lives in Marquette, MI. She is a big advocate of natural materials and custom handmade goods. Masha works with different techniques of felting including needle felting, wet feting, and nuno felting. She enjoys making items for home as well as garments. As a part of the international community of felt…

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May 2018

Silk Scarf Painting

May 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Diane Kribs-Mays DATES: May 10 Create your own unique piece of wearable art by painting designs onto two beautiful white silk scarves. No two will turn out the same so you can make one for yourself and wrap another up for Mother’s Day! Register by: May 4 Student fee: $34 members; $40 non-members Special event in February for preschool age: African-American Music month

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Introduction to Marbling on Paper

May 31 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Heidi Reichenbach Finley DATES: May 31, June 1 Thursday, May 31 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Introduction to Marbling on Paper The art of marbling is a paper-decoration technique.  It's centuries old, dynamic and colorful.  Come learn the basics!  You'll float paint on water, use specialized tools to make beautiful patterns, and print onto paper.  Choose your own colors and make several!  This class is creative fun for any level--guaranteed success for everyone.  Ideas for how to use marbled paper will be shared.  Marbling is…

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Marbled Jewelry

May 31 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Heidi Reichenbach Finley DATES: May 31 Get creative!  You’ll make a professional-looking resin pendant necklace with marbled paper.  If you attend the class above, you can use your own freshly made papers, or Heidi's.   All-metal nickel and lead-free findings included with chain or upgrade to sterling.  You choose from many sizes, shapes, and finishes.  Earrings available too—even clip-ons!  These make great gifts. Please note:  Poured resin takes over a day to dry.  Jewelry will be stuck with clay to paper plates. …

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June 2018

Marbling on Paper/Open Marbling Studio

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Heidi Reichenbach Finley DATES: May 31, June 1 Thursday, May 31 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Introduction to Marbling on Paper The art of marbling is a paper-decoration technique.  It's centuries old, dynamic and colorful.  Come learn the basics!  You'll float paint on water, use specialized tools to make beautiful patterns, and print onto paper.  Choose your own colors and make several!  This class is creative fun for any level--guaranteed success for everyone.  Ideas for how to use marbled paper will be shared.  Marbling is…

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