Build imagination, creativity, and a love for art! Learn about works of art, and explore new art-making materials and techniques with hands-on projects in the studio. All supplies are provided!
Classes will take place every Monday at 4:30pm and 6:00pm.
$10 per class for members/$13 per class for non-members.
Make art at the Bentonville Community Center! This month, Art Instructors from Crystal Bridges help you explore a variety of ways to make a portrait. Join us any Monday of the month to learn how artists depict themselves and the people around them through art in Crystal Bridges. Ages 10 and under welcome, ages 4 and under require a caregiver.
January 6th- Giant Heads | Evan Penny
Check out an up close 3D printed head by artist Evan Penny, then design you very own large-scale self portrait!
January 13th- Heroic Portraits | George W Bush
Examine the heroic portraits painted by George W Bush in Portraits of Courage. Using a variety of mix media, create your very own heroic portrait of someone that inspires you!
January 20th- No Class-MLK Day
January 27th- Hobby Portraits | Joan Brown
What do you do in your spare time? Explore Joan Brown's Self Portrait with Fish and Cat and design a hobby-themed artwork!
This month, we are inspired by art that glows! Join us any Monday of the month to learn more about how artists at Crystal Bridges portray light-up art in a variety of fun ways! Ages 10 and under welcome, ages 4 and under require a caregiver.
February 3rd- Paper Cut Light Box | Isamu Noguchi
Explore Isamu Noguchi's lit-up landscapes. Cut, fold, and paste your own landscape to create a paper cut light box.
February 10th- Glowing Rooms | Yayoi Kusama
Discover an artist who lights up an entire room using patterns, then design your own lantern for your space at home.
February 17th- Neon Nature Sculptures | Dale Chihuly
Take a look a Chihuly's nature inspired glass artwork, then make your own glowing surprise!
February 24th- Blacklight Geometric Paintings | Leo Villareal
Learn more about how this artist uses geometric shapes in his giant outdoor sculptures. Then create your own tape resist painting that glows under blacklight!