Gifts from the HeART is going strong! Come visit us soon and bring some friends!
Do you know about our FREE CREATIVE GATHERINGS?
Sundays in November and December: We will open on Sundays through the holiday season from 1 to 5. Want to do something fun? Free journaling class make-and-take each Sunday afternoon for teens and up.
Monday Write In: Mondays @ noon – 3 pm. We’ve created a space for folks to come in, sit down, write, and talk to other writers. Very informal, come as you are, come when you can. Stay ten minutes, stay three hours! Bring something you are working on. Critique groups welcomed. Open to anyone interested in writing. A quiet place to work on your craft. Hosted by Walton Writers founder Barbara Barth.
Monroe Makers: Thursdays @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm. Bring your own supplies and a sack lunch if you wish. Hang out with other makers and creatives – paint, knit, draw, write – whatever moves you! Stay for as long as you want! Just show up – easy!
More info, pictures and how to register —> click on links in each listing.
Also take a look at ALL our classes and events HERE (we’re always adding classes to check in often!)
Three dates to choose from — ALL this week!
Tues 11/13 @ 1-3, Fri 11/16 @ 6-8 – date night or fun girls’ night out!
Sat 11/17 @ 11-1. REGISTER HERE
Treat yourself to a new skill this Holiday season. We will learn to easily temper for glossy, crisp results. Maria Ramos will share her original recipes for fruit creme and nut butter centers. You will carry home a pound of beautiful fresh bon-bons in a gift box. Special pricing for 2 people, make it a date night or girls get together. Ages 14+. $20 members / $25 non-members. $22 supply fee includes 1 lb. of chocolate plus other ingredients/supplies(2 people are welcome to share the supplies!)
Acrylic Painting Class: Snow covered forest tree at night.
Friday, November 30 from 6 – 8 pm – another fun night out! REGISTER HERE
A two-hour painting session with artist Sarah Smith that teaches acrylic painting basics. You will leave with a completed painting. Example shown on-line. No previous experience required. Ages 16 to adult. Feel free to bring a snack! Fee: $25 for members; $30 for non-members plus please pay Sarah $7 supply fee (cash preferred) at the time of class.
Saturday, Dec 1 from 1:00 – 3:00. REGISTER HERE
Taught by sculptor, Jim Rowland. Hypertufa is a lighter-weight concrete composed of Portland cement, peat moss and vermiculite. Hypertufa creations have a rustic, natural look and are particularly well-suited for planting succulents. In this class, Jim will demonstrate tips for working with this fabulous material and students will make a small hypertufa planter. Fee: $40 for members; $45 for non-members – includes all materials. Wear clothes that can get messy!
Hand-Stamped Tea Towels:
Three dates to choose from:
Tues 12/4 @ 1-3;
Fri 12/14 @ 5-7;
Sat 12/15 @ 11-1. REGISTER HERE
Play with your food! Explore the beautiful shapes of nature while creating unique tea towels. Maria Ramos will teach design pattern basics and color combining as you learn how to turn common fruits and vegetables into stamps. Ages 14 and older. Ages under 14 are welcome to join with an adult at no additional cost. $20 members / $25 non-members. $10 supply fee includes 2 tea towels and all other supplies; extra towels available for $3.
OPEN SEVEN (!!) DAYS A WEEK Our holiday hours in November & December
Sundays from 1 – 5 pm
Monday – Wednesday from 11 am – 4 pm
Thursdays from 11 am – 8 pm
Friday & Saturday from 10 am – 5 pm
Clay angels like the one shown above are available in our shop. Each one is just $15 and 100% goes to support our ART MD healing art kits. Buy one angel and you help provide the contents (art journal, stuffed animal, crayons, stickers and Play Doh all in a custom re-usable box) for TWO Art MD kits. These are distributed to agencies that serve children in times of trauma, sickness or loss.
See our list of Art Guild Members
(and hey artist-members! If you have a website, Etsy Shop or Facebook page, please send the link to firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.)
Support the 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!