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Exploring Art

Apr 4th - 1:00 PM
Apr 11th - 1:00 PM
Apr 18th - 1:00 PM
May 2nd - 1:00 PM
May 9th - 1:00 PM
May 16th - 1:00 PM
May 23rd - 1:00 PM
Jun 6th - 1:00 PM
Jun 13th - 1:00 PM
Jun 20th - 1:00 PM
Jun 27th - 1:00 PM

Each 4-week series focuses on an artist, his or her impact on society, artistic style, time period in which he or she worked, influences, and carryover for today’s art. Create a visual art project each week based on the artist’s style.

Teachers: Art with Heart teaching artists Debbie Lyon and Renee Des Jarlais


1st Monday each month
1:00 PM—2:30 PM
on the Lyngblomsten campus, Community Room (lower level

April 4–25: Eric Carle is the creator of brilliantly illustrated and innovatively designed picture books for children, such as The Very Hungry Caterpillar. He cuts and layers hand-painted papers to form bright and cheerful collage images. Use a variety of materials to create a collage and see what emerges by using images, colors, and word art

Registration required by March 31.
Program #44ea


May 2–23: Jasper Johns is an American painter, sculptor, and printmaker who takes everyday objects and works them into rich and layered works of art. John is seen as a Neo Dadaist—an artist who depicts iconic objects from post–World War II American society, but with the importance placed on the work of art rather than the object being depicted.

Registration required
by April 3.
Program #52ea2


June 6–27: Alma Woodsey Thomas was an African-American Expressionist painter and art educator. She lived and worked primarily in Washington, D.C., and devoted her life to the youth local communities, both as a teacher and as an organizer of cultural events.

Registration required
by June 5.
Program #66ea


Fee: $30/monthly series; includes art supplies. Scholarships available.

Registration: (651) 632-5330 or