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Sunday: 1 – 5 | Monday – Wednesday 11 – 4 | Thursday 11 – 8 | Friday & Saturday 10 – 5 Inspiration for your home … and your soul … right here!
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Check out ALL our December classes and events HERE!
… dozens of classes and creative events for kids and adults – visual and literary arts and more!
Georgia Poet Laureate Chelsea Rathburn visits MWCA for a public reading of her poetry
Monday, December 9
Georgia Writers’ Project hosted Georgia Poet Laureate Chelsea Rathburn for a public reading of her poetry.The evening began with a reading by each graduating GWP Fellow: Ylicia, Rosalyn, Kate, Elizabeth and Quin. Then, Rathburn read from her work and gave a short Q & A.
This project is supported by Georgia Humanities, in partnership with the Georgia Department of Economic Development, through funding from the Georgia General Assembly.
with Rebecca Braswell Pottery Make Up Workshop: Standing Angels ($35) or Nativity Scene ($25).
Make BOTH for a discount – $55. Friday night Dec. 13 from 6 – 8.
If you missed our fun workshops – or want to make more! – come to this “make up session” with Rebecca. Fun date night or girls’ night out. Bring a bottle of wine if you like.
MUST register and pay by 12/12 by emailing Rebecca at email@example.com or register at the front desk. Your pottery will be ready in time for Christmas.
Mistletoe in Monroe Tour of Homes
Saturday, Dec 14 from 1 – 5 pm
Tickets ($26) are on sale NOW. Learn more and buy your tickets online here. Or drop by the Center. We can accept cash, checks or debit/credit in the center.Here is the map for the Mistletoe in Monroe Tour of Homes –
Lovely homes featured on this year’s tour:
1 Barr Home 112 Walton St
2 Hayes Home 204 Walton Street
3 Kilpatrick Home 304 Edwards Street
4 Howell Home 311 Edwards Street
5 Davis-Edwards House 238 North Broad
6 Sisk Home 150 Pine Crest Dr
7 Evans Home 201 W Highland Ave
8 O’Kelley Home 213 W Highland Ave
9 Brooks Home 221 W Highland Ave
10 Pierce Home 208 N Jackson St
11 Barber Home 217 N Jackson St
12 Bond Home 417 McDaniel St
13 McDaniel-Tichenor House 319 McDaniel St
There’s an After-The-Tour Reception at Grand Haven’s club house: 202 Heritage Blvd, Monroe
VOLUNTEERS needed to be helpers during the Tour of Homes on 12/14 – this can include serving as docents in the historic homes between the hours of 1 – 5 or helping at the Center before the tour from 10 – 1 to hand out the Tour Booklets. If you’re interested/would like more info – call us at 770-207-8937 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
with Donna Coffman & Rebecca Braswell Painting, Pottery and Pizza Party!
Saturday, December 14 from 1 – 5:30. For anyone and everyone (you *don’t* have to be on the Tour to sign your kids up for this workshop)!
Let us entertain the kids while you enjoy a relaxing time touring lovely Monroe homes for our Mistletoe in Monroe Christmas Tour of Homes … or spend some time shopping without the kids in tow … wrap gifts or just relax for a few hours! Santa and Mrs. Claus will be here for a visit too!
The kids will have fun making a clay Santa with Rebecca and painting a Christmas elf with Donna.
$65 for members; $70 for non-members.
Register by emailing Donna at email@example.com by 12/12.
with Julie Bell Beaded Bracelets Two dates to choose from:
Saturday Dec. 14 or Dec. 21.
Make your own beaded bracelets with Julie Bell – thousands of beads to choose from! Perfect gifts!
On 12/14: Drop in anytime between 10-12 or 2:30-5
On 12/21: Drop in anytime between 10 – 4.
Fun for ALL ages. Special Christmas price – just $5 each! .
with Donna Coffman Girls’ Painting Night Out Friday, December 20 from 7 – 9 pm
We’ll provide a couple of bottles of wine; feel free to bring your favorite and/or some snacks to share. Painting TBA – call us or check our Facebook page for updates! Register or ask for info by emailing Donna at firstname.lastname@example.org. $25 for members; $30 for non-members includes all supplies. Register by 12/18 please.
with Stormy Wyles JEWELRY MAKING 101- DROP-IN CLASS TIME CHANGE: Tuesdays from 11 – 1 pm on 12/10, 12/17 – bring a lunch or snack if you want!
Bring your own material and get hands-on help and instructionfrom a jewelry expert – basic beading, wire weaving. basic metal smithing, etc. $5 material fee if you’d like to purchase an earring kit to be taught during class.$15 for members; $20 for non-members. Take one class or take as many as you want: Three-class bundle $35/$40. Drop in class – pay Stormy at the time of class.
Coming in January 2020 … Acrylic & Oil Painting with Lynne Ulmer starts in January 2020 on Tuesdays from 12:30 – 2:30. This is one of her paintings – isn’t it great?A POEM A WEEK! New poetry writing class begins January 7, 2020. Tuesdays from 7 – 8pm for 10 weeks. With Jessica Hudgins. If you’ve ever wanted to try your hand at poetry, now’s the time!
SATURDAY SOIREE returns on January 18 – drop-in workshops, food and music! A fun party for the whole family!
JANUARY MEMBERS’ SHOW – any member can enter – $35 for up to 3 pieces. More info and guidelines HERE.
See our list of Art Guild Members and Members Memo
(and hey artist-members! If you have a website, Etsy Shop or Facebook page, please send the link to email@example.com. And be sure to renew your membership annually when we send your reminder out. If you do not renew, your information will be removed from our listing of Guild members.)
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