INSTRUCTOR: Kaylee Hubert DATES: Mondays, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m., October 1 to December 10 An 11 week art curriculum for homeschoolers. Kids learn about color, perspectives, art techniques and do variety of hands on art and craft projects in this engaging and lively weekly class. Ages: K – 8 grade Register by September 23 Student Fee: $45 for series | Become a Bonifas Member »
INSTRUCTOR: Heather Bruss DATES: November 5, 12, 19, 26 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 itself becomes meditative. Students should bring own mat and block. Bonifas Member: $36 | Non-Member: $45 | Each Session: $15 | Become a Bonifas Member »
This class is full. If you are interested in a cooking class, please consider the Dec. 4th Indian Cuisine. INSTRUCTOR: Christina Economopulos DATES: November 6 The perennial favorite series, “What’s Cooking”, is BACK! The series of cooking demonstrations are designed to bring out your artistry in the kitchen. Each session includes step-by-step demonstrations in the kitchen and delectable samples in the gallery. Some of our chefs like to engage the audience in demonstrations. Viewers leave with a list of tips and recipes in hand and a smile on their faces. A questions & answers period will follow demonstrations. These sessions fill up fast so sign up now to ensure your spot! This fall we endeavor to travel through our taste buds! The Bonifas will be bringing you the tastes of different national cuisines – by popular demand. October 2 – Lana Farley – Ukranian Cuisine November 6 – Christina Economopulos - Greek Cuisine December 4 – Mitzy Brayak - Indian Cuisine Sponsored by Elmer’s County Market and Halbinsel Mazda. Bonifas Member: $12 | Non-Member: $15 | Become a Bonifas Member »
Class canceled (instructor is ill), please stay tuned for a rescheduling of the class in the future. INSTRUCTOR: Cathie Knauf DATES: Wednesdays, November 7, 14, 28 (3 -session class), 6:00 – 8:00 pm Artist Cathie Knauf leads you through the process of creating a unique mosaic piece. Join us to create this whimsical piece of functional art. Do you have a broken dish that you just hate to throw out? If not, no worries, - you will have the opportunity to visit the artist's studio to pick lots of dishes, glass and found objects! Bring your bits and pieces in and learn how to construct an indoor/outdoor wall-mounted mosaic planter. Bonifas Member: $45 | Non-Member: $55 | Become a Bonifas Member »
INSTRUCTOR: Lorne Watson DATES: November 1, 8, 15, 29, December 6, 13, 20 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. 2 seven week sessions Session 1: September 13, 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25 Session 2: November 1, 8, 15, 29 (skips Thanksgiving), December 6, 13, 20 For toddlers (mobile to age 3) and their caregivers. 7 Week Session: $32 | Per Day: $5 | Become a Bonifas Member »
The U.P.’s premier and longest-running regional arts competition, Northern Exposure supports artists throughout the region by encouraging new work and offering over $3,000 worth of prizes. This exhibit showcases a comprehensive look at the contemporary artwork being created in the Upper Peninsula.
INSTRUCTOR: Pamela Anderson DATE: November 9 "Welcome to all who wish to explore abstract painting whether you are experienced or new to the process. We will have loads of fun and create beautiful artwork together!" -Pamela Anderson Abstract painting is an intuitive and spontaneous process. Join Milwaukee artist, Pamela Anderson, in a relaxed and practical exercise in learning how tools, color, form, mark-making, and gestural movement can create mood, inspire, and ignite imagination. Discover how to create your own personal expression through this style of art production. Discussion will include how to use our observations and existing working style to translate into abstract forms. Anderson will demonstrate some of her favorite techniques, and discuss other artists' techniques as well. She will share a brief history of abstract painting, showing examples, including her own. This is a hands-on class. Recommended tools and supply list: Variety of brush sizes, small to very large. Bucket for water, acrylic or watercolor paints, paper, and scraping tools. Paper towels, rags, water spray bottle, tape, paper and canvas. Bring enough materials to explore and experiment to go home with several starts. And bring anything else you want to incorporate into your work that is interesting and all about you! "Welcome to all who wish to explore Abstract Painting whether you are experienced or new to the process. We will have loads of fun and create beautiful artwork together!" Pamela Anderson Bonifas Member: $45.00 | Non-Member: $55.00 | Become a Bonifas Member »
INSTRUCTOR: Staci Berg DATES: September 21, November 9, 30 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! Three Nights Bonifas Member: $65 | Each Night Bonifas Member: $25 | Three Nights Non-Member: $80 | Each Night Non-Member: $30 | Become a Bonifas Member »