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May 2019

Felting with Marikah – Introduction to Wet Felting, Cobweb Scarf

May 11 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Instructor: Masha Kakhova Date: May 11 Master feltmaker Masha Kakhova leads a class in creating a light colorful cobweb felted scarf from fine wool, silk and other natural fibers. There will be an option to make a nuno felted scarf as well, using a piece of silk as a base for wool and other fibers. Make a beautiful one of a kind accessory for every season and occasion. Keep it for yourself or make your Mom a beautiful handmade gift…

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June 2019

The Storyteller’s Night Sky

June 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Mary Stewart Adams, Star Lore Historian and Escanaba Astronomy Club for stargazing portion after 10 p.m. (weather permitting) DATE: Friday, June 7, 7- 9 p.m. Followed by an astro photography talk by Paul Nelson at 9 p.m. and stargazing with Delta Astronomical Society after 9:40 p.m. (weather permitting) Mary Stewart Adams, Star Lore Historian, and founder of Michigan's only internationally dark sky park, will share the celestial highlights of the coming season, with its meteor showers, twinkling planets and…

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Fairy Houses

June 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Instructor: Kate Oman Date: June 21 Celebrate the Summer Solstice by building a fairy house. The class will be held outside in the Bonifas garden, weather permitting. Ages: K+ to Adult. Kids under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.   Bonifas Member: $23 | Non-Member: $28 | Become a Bonifas Member »

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July 2019

IPhoneography 1.0 – Smartphone Photography Workshops

July 16 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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IPhoneography 1.0 - Smartphone Photography Workshops Instructor: Karen West Date: July 16, 17 Visiting artist Dr. West is a photographer by heart and passion and a philosophy teacher by mind and trade. Both have come together in her latest photographic adventures with the iPhone. Making the transition from 15 years as fine art photographer with the DSLR camera to the tiny iPhone and its limitless possibilities of creativity has opened Karen’s eye to the everyday world around her in new…

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IPhoneography 1.0 – Smartphone Photography Workshops

July 16 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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IPhoneography 1.0 - Smartphone Photography Workshops Instructor: Karen West Date: July 16, 17 Visiting artist Dr. West is a photographer by heart and passion and a philosophy teacher by mind and trade. Both have come together in her latest photographic adventures with the iPhone. Making the transition from 15 years as fine art photographer with the DSLR camera to the tiny iPhone and its limitless possibilities of creativity has opened Karen’s eye to the everyday world around her in new…

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IPhoneography 1.0 – Smartphone Photography Workshops

July 17 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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IPhoneography 1.0 - Smartphone Photography Workshops Instructor: Karen West Date: July 16, 17 Visiting artist Dr. West is a photographer by heart and passion and a philosophy teacher by mind and trade. Both have come together in her latest photographic adventures with the iPhone. Making the transition from 15 years as fine art photographer with the DSLR camera to the tiny iPhone and its limitless possibilities of creativity has opened Karen’s eye to the everyday world around her in new…

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August 2019

Fused Glass Tiles and Suncatchers

August 8 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This class has reached it's maximum number of students. The class is full. Students will have the opportunity to create two glass suncatchers or tiles to display. This beginner class will cover a quick overview of glass compatibility, design and the kiln firing process. The assembled pieces are fired off site and then returned to the students. No glass cutting experience needed. Ages: 13 to adult Bonifas Member: $40 | Non-Member: $46 | Become a Bonifas Member »  

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September 2019

Watercolor Excitement with Ink

September 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Ed Fenendael Dates: Tuesday, September 10 1-4 p.m., Wednesday, September 11, 9-4 p.m. Watercolor and ink is a great combination when creating a piece of art. Using the ink marks to guide you in your composition and design makes for an exciting process. We will use a limited palette (very few colors) and work on small and medium pieces of watercolor paper. The pigments and watercolor paper will be made available at the Art Center along with brushes, pencils,…

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Watercolor Excitement with Ink

September 11 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Ed Fenendael Dates: Tuesday, September 10 1-4 p.m., Wednesday, September 11, 9-4 p.m. Watercolor and ink is a great combination when creating a piece of art. Using the ink marks to guide you in your composition and design makes for an exciting process. We will use a limited palette (very few colors) and work on small and medium pieces of watercolor paper. The pigments and watercolor paper will be made available at the Art Center along with brushes, pencils,…

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Paint Night with Staci Berg

September 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Instructor: Staci Berg Dates: Thursdays, September 19, October 17, November 14, December 12 Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. 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!   All 4 Sessions Bonifas Member: $85 | All 4 Sessions Non-Member: $105 | Bonifas Member Per Session: $25 | Non-Member Per Session: $30 | Become a…

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