Upcoming events at the Monroe Walton Center for the Arts; art teachers needed

Monroe-Walton Center for the Arts  Gallery & Shop hours:
Tuesday – Thursday 11 – 4 | Friday & Saturday 10 – 5 
Would you love to share your talent and love for art?
We are seeking new teachers!
Hello friends!
We are seeking artists, artisans and writers to instruct community art classes. These classes can cover just about any artistic genre, e.g., painting, fiber arts, mixed media, jewelry making, writing, various crafts, etc.

Instructors design their classes: examples — a one-time workshop, a course of 3-6 weeks or weekly on-going classes.

We have a class proposal worksheet for you to fill out. This helps you walk through exactly what you need (and we need) to start teaching here – and includes our policies.
WORKSHEET: https://forms.gle/CgntSPTwABuqnzcu7

We also have an interview/mock class process for new teachers – you must demonstrate your project/work to our education chair.

We have fabulous teachers here and wish to expand our offerings of more creative and fun classes to our community, taught by artists who also love to teach!

We offer classes for all ages – children, teens and adults – and all levels of experience – beginners to advanced.
Pottery workshop: vase/utensil holder with Rebecca
Saturday, October 24. Two time slots: 1 pm and 3 pmREGISTER HERE
Hand-build a vase form that can also be used as a utensil holder – customize with your own design and glaze.

Seats are limited and may fill early. Choose Session 1 from 1 – 2 pm or Session 2 from 3 – 4 pm. $35 per project. Reservation closes when class fills or by 10/23. Project will be ready in two weeks. Makes a wonderful gift!
Fall Fest rescheduled to October 31
City of Monroe reschedules due to rain forecast
Monroe Fall Fest | City-wide events – October 31 from 9 am – 3 pm
Here at MWCA from 11 am – 4 pm on Oct 31: pop up shops | pottery sale | drop-in pottery workshop (monster planter – see below!) for all ages and more! Drop In for lots of fun! 

Monster Workshop –
held on the hour.  Noon, 1 pm, 2, pm, 3, pm and 4 pm.  Make a cute monster planter – will be fired and ready in two weeks.
$25 per monster.

All ages!  (Kids with a parent’s help) RSVP needed – drop in on the hour for a spot – first come/first served

Adult and older teen Classes for October
Details for Adult classes can be found HERE on our website.  Teens 16+ are welcome in most of our Adult Classes.  Register at least 24 hours in advance.  Space is limited and classes may fill early.SIP AND PAINT (no teens!): Example of October’s painting shown above! Still a few spots open – please register by 2 pm Friday 10/16
Friday, October 16 at 7pm – Email Donna to RSVP and get on her “education” email list for advance notice of classes – painting: fall pumpkin and leaves 

POTTERY:Wednesdays from 6 – 7:30pm andThursday (full!) and Friday mornings from 10 – 11:30am

Six week beginner pottery course: Sept/Oct is FULL.  Next course starts December 1. Tuesdays from 6-7:30pm.  
Register by emailing Rebecca 

KNITTING:
First and Third Wednesdays from 12:30 – 1:30
REGISTER HERE

DRAWING:
Wednesdays from 3 – 4 pm
REGISTER HERE

Kids’ Classes
Details for Kids’ classes can be found HERE on our website.  
Email the teacher to register at least 24 hours in advance.  Space is limited and classes may fill early.Pottery: 
ages 9+ — Wednesdays from 4:45 – 5:45
Email Rebecca 

Saturday October 24 from 10 – noon ART LAB is our most creative and imaginative class, exposing kids to new concepts, tools and approaches to stretch and build their imagination …
 To RSVP/pay, email donna@monroeartguild.org 
Cost: $30 – two classes: ages 5-8 and 9-125-8 yo class will create origami mobiles out of paper and string9-12 yo class will create glue books for inspiration and journaling (see example, above) Space is limited to 10 students per teacher per class so it’s first come first serve.  October’s Art Lab is the last one of 2020; will resume in January 2021.

Art-FULL Tuesdays: 
A full afternoon of art classes on Tuesdays for ages 4 years old – high school.  General Art classes with different projects, tools and emphasis on skills each month.  Email Donna to register and pay.  Space is limited.12:45 – 1:45 pm — 1st – 2nd grade with Donna Coffman2 – 3 pm 3rd — 4th grade with Donna Coffman3 – 4 pm — preschool ages 4-6 with Donna Guntharp

ART ASAP 
(After School Arts Program) General Art classes with different projects, tools and emphasis on skills each month. Email Donna to register and pay.  Space is limited.3 – 4 pm — ages 7 – 12 with Donna Coffman4 – 5 pm — ages 7 – 12 with Donna Coffman4 – 5 pm — ages 13 – 18 with Donna Guntharp

Paint and Pizza: 
ages 6+ — Saturday, November 7 from noon – 2pm – 
Email Donna –  painting TBA!
Thank you to these visionary and generous business sponsors!In times like these, we have extra-special reasons to be grateful to our business sponsors.  

BIG THANKS, also, to the City of Monroe for the thousands of ways they help and support us.   

Your business can also become aligned with our positive message of the beauty and healing nature of art and our mission of bringing ART FOR ALL!  Learn more HERE.

Check out our website  … and calendar Shop 45 local artist-members HERE

Find YOUR joy by volunteering here!
Our next Volunteer Orientation is Saturday, November 7 at 1pm.  You don’t have to be an artist to volunteer.  Help is needed in many ways!

Learn more about our Art MD Healing Art Kits and our Healing Arts Outreach programs — plus ways you can help HERE.

*** Call for Entries – Christmas Gift Show in Nov-Dec *** and MEMBERS SHOW in January 2021

Support local arts and get discounts in our shop and on classes!  Join us today!  Click HERE.

We can host your private party!  From a child’s birthday party to a girls’ night out or bridal or baby shower … if you want to add some sparkle and artistic shine to your party – check this out!
 
Also check out our friends at Walton Writers and On Stage Walton who also make Walton County a creative and enjoyable place to live!

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