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THROWBACK CLASSES! In honor of the Guild’s 60th anniversary, keep an eye out for “throwback classes,” featuring art forms that were historically in vogue since 1959. Relive and art form gone-by, join in the nostalgia or experience something new!
Make your own art inspired by the great Spanish and Latin American masters like Picasso, Velázquez, Dalí, Gaudi, Miró, Rivera, Botero and others! Individual creativity is highly encouraged in this class, where you’ll use a wide variety of techniques and supplies. Younger learners are encouraged to register with a friend. Grades K to 8.
Saturdays, Sept. 28-Nov. 9 | 12:30-1:30 pm (no class Oct. 19)
Guild Member: $54 | Non-Member: $60
Instructor: Mar Valdecantos
Anime Club Kickoff Party
If you’re a fan of anime and manga style, this club is the one for you! Join the Northfield Public Library at the Guild for the fall kickoff of their Anime Club. Bring a friend along for art making with a special guest artist, great snacks, open discussion, and just a fun night. Visit guides.mynpl.org for more information about the library’s Anime Club.
Tuesday, Sept. 24 | 6:30-8 pm
This kickoff is free to attend!
Cast Metal Small Sculptures, Amulets & Jewelry Workshop for Teens
NEW CLASS! In this hands-on, one-of-a-kind creative and exciting cast metal class, you will carve an original design into a cuttlefish bone to create negative space. Then you’ll fill it with lead-free pewter to create your original metal casting. You’ll experience pouring metal, finishing with hand and power tools, and adding optional colored ink. From there you’ll have a piece you can mount on a base, create into jewelry or a keychain, or just toss in your pocket. Ages 13-18.
Saturday, Oct. 5 | 1-3:30 pm
WOW Mobile Metal Lab — Location TBA
Guild Member: $45 | Non-Member: $50
Instructor: Sara Hanson
THROWBACK CLASS! What is more 60s and 70s than tie-dye? Part of the “stepping out and rebelling culture,” tie-dye shirts, headbands and skirts became cultural icons! Tie-dye has returned a few times and is even making an appearance now. Come dive into the dye in creative ways. Materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own 100% cotton pieces to dye.
Saturday, Oct. 12 | 2-4:30 pm
Guild Member: $18 | Non-Member: $20
Instructor: Kate Douglas
Artistic Expression with Roald Dahl & Quinten Blake
THROWBACK CLASS! Explore the work of two iconic artists, Roald Dahl and Quinten Blake, through their work, style and collaboration. You will explore the work of these renowned artists through writing and drawing in their styles. Discover at the way Dahl and Blake approached their craft, and examine why Blake’s work was the perfect compliment to Dahl’s. All skill levels are welcomed. All participants will received one free ticket to Purple Door Youth Theater’s production of Matilda, the Musical! Ages 10+.
Mondays, Oct. 14-28 | 7-8:30 pm
Guild Member: $40.50 | Non-Member: $45
Instructor: Victoria Scott
Vintage Fabric Patterns of the 50s, 60s & 70s
THROWBACK CLASS! Explore the beauty of vintage fabric patterns while learning how to screen print. You’ll walk through the basics of screen printing and hear about the notable themes and designs used in mid-century textiles. Using paper stencils and other simple techniques, you will create your very own retro inspired bandana and canvas tote bag! No previous screen printing experience required. Ages 13+.
Saturday, Nov. 9 | 1-4 pm
Guild Member: $27 | Non-Member: $30
Instructor: Alexa Ochocki
Creating Community Club
Creating Community Club (CCC) is an art club for young adults on the autism spectrum. Create art collaboratively and individually this fall with CCC! This program prioritizes social connections made through the arts while simultaneously providing opportunities to stretch artistic technique and provide an outlet for personal growth and creative expression. Participants are encouraged to be “group ready.” Ages 14+. Interested in volunteering with CCC? Email Bridget at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesdays, Oct. 1-Dec. 3 | 6-8 pm
Guild Member: $180 | Non-Member: $200
Instructor: Bridget Novak