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July 2017

Summer Art at the Bonifas — Morning

July 27, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating 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, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Thursday, repeating 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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August 2017

Family Fun Day — Discover Our Great Lakes

August 5, 2017 @ 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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October 2017

SPIN CLUB: Kids Culinary Club

October 16, 2017 @ 3:05 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:05pm on Monday, repeating until October 16, 2017

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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THIS CLASS IS FILLED This class has filled and we can not longer take registrations or walk-ins. If you are still interested in registering your child for this type of class, please call the Bonifas at 786-3833 and we will add your name to the interest list. When this type of class becomes available again, we will give you a call.   INSTRUCTORS: Dave Radloff / Stephanie Ostrenga / Irina Bruno DATES: September 18, 25, October 2, 9, 16 The…

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Toddler Art — Session 1

October 19, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until October 19, 2017

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Lorne Watson DATES: Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28  Oct. 5, 12, 19   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 (mobile…

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November 2017

Draw A Pet

November 10, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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This class has filled to capacity. If you are interested in a class like this again, please call us at 786-3833 or email irina@bonifasarts.org to let us know you are interested.   INSTRUCTOR: Michele 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…

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December 2017

Fun with Poured Paint

December 2, 2017 @ 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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Gingerbread House Holiday Workshop — Morning

December 9, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Eddie Moritz DATE: December 9 Join the experts at the Bonifas for our traditional family holiday workshop by creating your own gingerbread house. A great way to enhance your holidays, this wonderful workshop will warm hearts of your entire family as you create lasting memories for many years to come. Adults and children are invited to attend (children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult) and this class fills up fast so pre-registration is required to ensure a…

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Gingerbread House Holiday Workshop — Afternoon

December 9, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Kate Oman DATE: December 9 Join the experts at the Bonifas for our traditional family holiday workshop by creating your own gingerbread house. A great way to enhance your holidays, this wonderful workshop will warm hearts of your entire family as you create lasting memories for many years to come. Adults and children are invited to attend (children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult) and this class fills up fast so pre-registration is required to ensure a…

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Toddler Art — Session 2

December 14, 2017 @ 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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