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Glass Fusing - Adult//Child

Presented By: Michel L’Huillier

Using pre-cut colored glass pieces, glass powders, frits and stringers participants will create a small project such as a plate, bowl, fused necklace or name plate.

April 18, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Fee: $90.00

Registration Required: Register Online, or call us at 617.964.3424.

April Vacation Art Program, Tues.-Fri.

Vacation Week Art Program, Grades K-11, Tues. 4/21 to Fri. 4/24

April 21, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Registration Required: Register Online, or call us at 617.964.3424.

2015 Creative Process Submissions Due

The New Art Center is currently accepting submissions from students and faculty for inclusion in The Creative Process 2015Download the submission form here, or pick one up in the office.

April 25, 2015 at 12:00 AM

NewtonSERVES!

NewtonSERVES is a day of community service to kickoff NewtonSERVES Volunteer Week. Mayor Setti D. Warren is encouraging religious organizations, schools and non-profits to identify service projects that need volunteers. He is also asking citizens, businesses and civic organizations to volunteer and make a difference in the community.

Join us at New Art Center for painting, landscaping, and gardening projects to give our building & grounds a face lift! Sign up here.

April 26, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Registration Required: Register Online, or call us at 617.964.3424.

Exploring the Reduction Block Print

Presented By: Arlene Bandes

2 Thursdays, 4/30 & 5/7. Reduction block printmaking,often credited to Pablo Picasso, results in unique, multi-colored prints. Learn or improve your skills, using styrofoam plates and Akua water soluble inks to create a series of prints. The styrofoam blocks will be incised with different engraving tools and sections will be removed with stencil knives and scissors. The results are incredibly beautiful, colorful and mysterious.

April 30, 2015 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Fee: $85.00

Registration Required: Register Online, or call us at 617.964.3424.

Digging In - Family Drop-in Day

Join us for a fun-filled day of art-making in the galleries, inspired by the work on view.

May 2, 2015 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Figure/Narrative Large Painting Development

Presented By: John Murray

Saturday, May 2 & Sunday, May 3.
Working from the model, this is an intensive 2-day painting workshop that brings artists through the conception, sketching, under-painting and execution of a large scale narrative figure painting. Artists will spend the first few hours developing sketches and concepts before the model assumes her/his poses. The goal is to use the figure in a post-modern tableau, while retaining vivid painterliness.

May 2, 2015 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Fee: $155.00

Registration Required: Register Online, or call us at 617.964.3424.

Art + Business: Portfolio Presentation

Presented By: FlatFile

Portfolio Presentation with Mika Hornyak, George Sopel, and Sara Dassel of FlatFile

About the Presenters
Mika Hornyak was a former Director of the Corporate Art Program at the DeCordova Museum, had her own successful corporate arts consulting business, and was the Manager of Product Development for Decorative Arts and Sculpture at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. After many years living abroad, she still travels frequently to Europe and keeps her eye on the contemporary art scene from Barcelona to London.

Sara Dassel has a graduate degree in Art History. She started her career in New York’s gallery scene, became the Exhibition Coordinator at the American Federation of Arts and then worked for several years in Citibank’s Art Advisory Service. After moving to Boston, Sara was Director of Exhibitions at the Photographic Resource Center in Boston and a photography feature writer for Art New England.

George Sopel is a lawyer, but his passion is collecting art. He actively collects works by emerging local artists and young contemporary Canadian artists. George has dedicated substantial time in his legal practice to assisting local artists through the Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts program.

May 6, 2015 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Fee: $25.00

Registration Required: Register Online, or call us at 617.964.3424.

In Conversation

Join us for a disscussion between Excavations artists, August Ventimiglia and Ken Landauer.

May 9, 2015 at 4:30 PM

Holzwasser Gallery Exhibition Proposals Due

The New Art Center is currently accepting submissions from its faculty, staff, volunteers and advanced students for exhibition in the Holzwasser Gallery between September 2015 and May 2016. Click here to download our submission form.

May 9, 2015 at 12:00 AM

Paint Night

Each time you will paint something different based on modern and contemporary artist masterpieces. The teacher will bring a painting that will serve as a source of inspiration so students can explore color, shape, and composition coming up with their own artwork.

May 14, 2015 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Fee: $35.00

Registration Required: Register Online, or call us at 617.964.3424.

Opening Reception for Repurposed Spaces: Artists of the Claflin School Studios

Come meet the artists of the Claflin School Studios and get a first look at their artwork on view in the Holzwasser Gallery for 11 days only! Learn More about the exhibition here.

May 15, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Gesture Drawing

Presented By: Brent Ridge

Drawing from a live model,students will use the process of gesture drawing (rapid execution) to create compositions. Charcoal, pastel and graphite, will be provided as students practice mark making and techniques to create a sense of movement in their compositions.

May 21, 2015 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Fee: $55.00

Registration Required: Register Online, or call us at 617.964.3424.

Nature Printed Shirts

Presented By: Arlene Bandes

Design, make and wear a one-of-a-kind hand discharge printed shirt using natural objects such as leaves, flowers, shells. Explore the process of removing dye from fabric to reveal the colors hidden beneath. Black, 100% cotton, works most reliably but excellent results can be obtained using other dark colors such as brown, dark green, blue, red. Best results are often achieved using lower quality shirts, which are less color fast. Bring at least one pre-washed shirt to print (100% cotton, dark color) If you prefer, you can bring dark cotton napkins, aprons, or just fabric to print. 100% cotton works best.

May 28, 2015 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Fee: $55.00

Registration Required: Register Online, or call us at 617.964.3424.

Paint Night

Each time you will paint something different based on modern and contemporary artist masterpieces. The teacher will bring a painting that will serve as a source of inspiration so students can explore color, shape, and composition coming up with their own artwork.

June 11, 2015 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Fee: $35.00

Registration Required: Register Online, or call us at 617.964.3424.

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