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October 2017

Toddler Art — Session 2

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 14, 2017

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Lorne Watson DATES: Oct. 26, Nov 2, 9, 16, 30, Dec. 7, 14   Join us for creative play activities and music fun! Lead by professional teachers and musicians, toddlers will be combining fun and learning to help nurture imagination, problem solving and developing motor skills. Art stations and music provide hands on fun. Session 1- Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28  Oct. 5, 12, 19 Session 2- Oct. 26, Nov 2, 9, 16, 30, Dec. 7, 14  For toddlers…

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November 2017

Belly Dancing – Beginner Level Session 2

November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 6, 2017

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Jenna Harmon DATES: Session 2 | Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Dec. 6   Come have fun, and experience the benefits of learning basic belly dance moves. Jeana Harmon will have you in fluid motion and putting together a routine by the end of six weeks. What is referred to in the West as “belly dancing” is actually raqs sharqi or Dance of the East. Based on movements that come naturally to the female form, it provides a…

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Ashtanga Yoga

November 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until November 27, 2017

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Heather Bruss DATES: November 6, 13, 20, 27   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 relief 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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Food Photography

November 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Mike Hall DATES: November 7   The participants will have beautiful food to work with, the chef to guide them through the simple preparation and the photographer instruct on documenting the results. They are then encouraged to post to the variety of social media/share with the Bonifas or to turn their pictures into the wall art. Culinary Arts: Thanksgiving feast with local produce and meats – Chef Robin Holmes   Registration: $8.00 (in addition to culinary class fee)

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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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Draw A Pet

November 10 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Michelle Earle DATES: November 10   The Delta Animal Shelter is coming to Bonifas! Come meet adorable pets – available for adoption – and learn from a renowned book illustrator how to draw animals in pencil/watercolor. This beginning workshop is great for kids and adults alike, a possibility to create a unique picture for the upcoming holidays and may be draw the portraits of your own pets. Michelle Earle is a professional illustrator, with a BA from Parsons school…

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Fun with Poured Paint

November 11 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Bill Oman DATES: Nov. 11, Dec. 2   Participants will learn a variety of techniques related to the 'poured paint' technique. This is a type of non-representational painting that is fun to do and the results are often filled with amazing colors and patterns. These methods will be demonstrated by the instructor on a large canvass then the participants will get to play in the paint to see what happens when you swipe the surface with a pallet knife,…

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Clay Ruffled Bowl

November 18 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on December 2, 2017 at 10:30am

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: April South Olson DATES: November 18, 10:30 a.m.-Noon and December 2, 10:30–11:30 a.m.   Come play in the mud with me and learn to make a beautiful handmade ceramic bowl. This class is a great start in your exploration with clay. You will learn the basics of clay through the process of slab. Adding surface decoration and glaze will give the bowl your personal style. Let's get muddy!   Members: $45.00 | Non-Members: $48.00

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December 2017

Fun with Poured Paint

December 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Bill Oman DATES: Dec. 2   Participants will learn a variety of techniques related to the 'poured paint' technique. This is a type of non-representational painting that is fun to do and the results are often filled with amazing colors and patterns. These methods will be demonstrated by the instructor on a large canvass then the participants will get to play in the paint to see what happens when you swipe the surface with a pallet knife, use a…

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