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April 2019

Abstract Painting

April 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Instructor: April South -Olson Date: April 2, 9, 16, 23 Learn to listen to your intuition and understand the beauty of layering in this abstract painting class. We will use the versatile acrylic medium to apply paint with an instinctual approach. April South-Olson will show you how to use pattern, collage, mark making, and other art elements to move you forward with each layer in this contemporary art method.   Bonifas Member: $34 | Non-Member: $39 | Become a Bonifas…

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Abstract Painting

April 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Instructor: April South -Olson Date: April 2, 9, 16, 23 Learn to listen to your intuition and understand the beauty of layering in this abstract painting class. We will use the versatile acrylic medium to apply paint with an instinctual approach. April South-Olson will show you how to use pattern, collage, mark making, and other art elements to move you forward with each layer in this contemporary art method.   Bonifas Member: $34 | Non-Member: $39 | Become a Bonifas…

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Abstract Painting

April 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Instructor: April South -Olson Date: April 2, 9, 16, 23 Learn to listen to your intuition and understand the beauty of layering in this abstract painting class. We will use the versatile acrylic medium to apply paint with an instinctual approach. April South-Olson will show you how to use pattern, collage, mark making, and other art elements to move you forward with each layer in this contemporary art method.   Bonifas Member: $34 | Non-Member: $39 | Become a Bonifas…

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Raku Pottery with Al Hansen

April 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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This class is full.  Instructor: Al Hansen Date: April 18 (indoor session), 6–8 p.m. and May 2 (outdoor firing), 6–9 p.m. Join local potter and retired Bay College instructor, Al Hansen in the pottery studio for a session of hand building and wheel throwing and a second session of glazing and firing raku pottery. Raku is a traditional form of Japanese pottery that has historically used in the Japanese tea ceremony. This is a low-fire, reduction process that involves handling…

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Abstract Painting

April 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Instructor: April South -Olson Date: April 2, 9, 16, 23 Learn to listen to your intuition and understand the beauty of layering in this abstract painting class. We will use the versatile acrylic medium to apply paint with an instinctual approach. April South-Olson will show you how to use pattern, collage, mark making, and other art elements to move you forward with each layer in this contemporary art method.   Bonifas Member: $34 | Non-Member: $39 | Become a Bonifas…

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Stamped Serving Boards

April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Class has been canceled. Instructor: Diane Kribs-Mays Date: April 25 Bonifas brings you another class where you will make functional art! Transform a simple cutting board into a functional serving platter for your crudités or cheeses by “food stamping” it. The technique uses fresh produce to create unique and very appropriate pattern on the wood. Take home your new completely food safe food serving board and a conversation starter for your parties! Boards provided. Bonifas Member: $30 | Non-Member: $35…

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May 2019

Raku Pottery with Al Hansen

May 2 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Instructor: Al Hansen Date: April 18 (indoor session), 6–8 p.m. and May 2 (outdoor firing), 6–9 p.m. Join local potter and retired Bay College instructor, Al Hansen in the pottery studio for a session of hand building and wheel throwing and a second session of glazing and firing raku pottery. Raku is a traditional form of Japanese pottery that has historically used in the Japanese tea ceremony. This is a low-fire, reduction process that involves handling red-hot clay pieces and…

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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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