Art Reach of Mid Michigan

111 E. Broadway Street * Mt. Pleasant MI  48858
989.773.3689* www.artreachcenter.org

September

Wild Watercolors

Art gets wild as we learn how to draw and paint a different animal each week using a pencil, watercolors and step-by-step instruction.


Classes will be held 5-6 pm September  25 in the Idonea Hersee Classroom at Art Reach, 111 E. Broadway in Mt. Pleasant. Open to artists of all ages and skill levels (adult required for children under 6).


Cost is $15 per individual session.

Sept. 25 session

Yarn Spinning Workshop

In this beginner-level class, you will learn to spin your own yarn using a simple tool called a drop spindle and wool fiber. You will finish the class with hand-spun yarn to be used for all your crochet, knitting, and weaving projects! All materials will be provided; space is limited. Instructed by Julie Tyslicky.


Class will be held from 11 am-2 pm Saturday, September 22, 2018, in the Idonea Hersee Classroom, 111 E. Broadway, in Mt. Pleasant.

 

This class is open to students ages 16 and up. 

Cost is $40

$35 for members

Painting the Town

Bring a friend & a little creativity. We will provide supplies & help you paint your own masterpiece to take home! This one-time easy class is the perfect place for painters of any skill level!


This adult class will be held from 5 to 8 pm Thursday, September 27, 2018, in the Idonea Hersee Classroom at Art Reach, 111 E. Broadway, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858.

Cost is $35

$30 for members

Mini Masters

This exciting Kids Acrylic Painting class is easy enough for beginners but fun for experienced youth! Bring a friend & a little creativity – we will provide supplies & help you paint your own masterpiece. This class will provide step-by-step instruction on how to create your own acrylic painting on canvas. A light snack will be provided.


Class will be held from 5 to 7 pm Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, in the Idonea Hersee Classroom at Art Reach, 111 E. Broadway, in Mt. Pleasant.


This class is open to students ages 8-12 with a class size limit of 15. 

Cost is $35

$30 for members

2 spots for $50

October

Creature & Character Creation

From comic books to movies, characters drive stories. Students will spend four weeks designing original characters, developing everything that makes them unique: personality, backstory, appearance, accessories and more. Using a combination of writing, drawing, and even a little sculpting, this course will bring your characters to life!


Classes will be held from 5:30-7:30 pm Monday evenings, October 8, 15, 22 and 29 in the Idonea Hersee Classroom, 111 E. Broadway, in Mt. Pleasant.

 

This class is open to students ages 10 and up.

Cost is $60

$55 for members

The Joy of Painting with Vonda

Discover “The Joy of Painting” at Art Reach this fall! In this workshop, you will learn step-by-step how to create your own acrylic landscape masterpiece in the iconic style of Bob Ross—remember there are no mistakes! Instructed by Art Walk Central 2018 finalist Vonda Kushmaul.


Class will be held 1 to 4 pm Saturday, October 6, 2018, from in the Idonea Hersee Classroom, 111 E. Broadway, in Mt. Pleasant.

Cost is $50

$45 for members

Mixed Media Magic

Mondays are magical in October! Explore and experiment with an exciting new medium each week—from cardboard and glue, to pastels and paint, all your supplies and step-by-step instruction are included.


Class will be held 4-5 pm, Oct. 8, 15, 22, and 29 in the Idonea Hersee Classroom at Art Reach, 111 E. Broadway in Mt. Pleasant and is open to artists of all ages and skill levels (adult required for children under 6).

Cost is $45 (four sessions)

$40 for members

Oct. 8 - $15

Oct. 15 - $15
Oct. 22 - $15
Oct. 29 - $15

Ghastly Gravestones

Using a variety of hand tools, paint, and found objects, you will learn the techniques and process of turning a sheet of Styrofoam into a ghoulish, realistic-looking tombstone yard-decoration! No experience is necessary but a willingness to get messy and use basic hand tools and is a must. Finished gravestones are weather-resistant, sure to impress your trick-or-treaters! Instructed by Halloween aficionado Richard Lott.


Class will be held 10 am to 1 pm Saturday, October 13, and Sunday, October 14 in the Idonea Hersee Classroom, 111 E. Broadway, in Mt. Pleasant. 


This class is open to students ages 16 and up.

Cost is $55

$50 for members

Mini Masters: Halloween Edition

Join us in the Halloween spirit and paint your own masterpiece on a pumpkin! Various stencils and techniques will be available, along with a pumpkin (or two!), paint, brushes, and all the supplies you’ll need. A spooky treat will be provided.


Class will be held 5 to 7 pm Wednesday October 24, 2018, in the Idonea Hersee Classroom at Art Reach, 111 E. Broadway in Mt. Pleasant.

Cost is $35

$30 for members

2 for $55

Painting the Town

Bring a friend & a little creativity. We will provide supplies & help you paint your own masterpiece to take home! This one-time easy class is the perfect place for painters of any skill level!


This adult class will be held from 5 to 8 pm Thursday, October 25, 2018, in the Idonea Hersee Classroom at Art Reach, 111 E. Broadway, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858.

Cost is $35

$30 for members

November

Paint Your Pet

Immortalize your favorite four-legged friend by creating a custom painting! Simply submit a photo of your pet and Art Reach will transform it into a paint-by-number on 16x20 canvas, and provide all the paint and supplies you need to complete a beautiful, one-of-a-kind portrait of your beloved pet! This is a fun activity for everyone—no art skill is necessary!

Once you complete registration, please email 1-3 photos of your pet (one pet per photo/canvas) to sjackson@artreachcenter.org. Please indicate your top choice.

Class will be held 5:30-8 pm Thursday November 8, 2018, in the Idonea Hersee Classroom, 111 E. Broadway, in Mt. Pleasant. 

This class is open to all ages; children under 6 will require an adult chaperone.

Cost is $55

$50 for members

Payment Policy

Attention: All classes must be paid for 48 hours before a class starts. Reservations may be made, but if you have not paid 48 hours before a class, your spot could go to someone on the waiting list. Cancellations made less than 48 hours prior to a class will be given a 50% credit toward a future class at Art Reach. 


Please complete the Class Registration Form. You may pay on this page through PayPal, with a credit card over the phone at 989-773-3689, or in our gift shop, located at 111 E. Broadway, Mt. Pleasant, MI. Gift Shop Hours


For questions about prices, scholarships and other class-related inquiries, please contact Education  Coordinator, Stephanie Jackson at sjackson@artreachcenter.org or by phone at 989-773-3689.  

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Teach Opportunities

If you are an artist or art instructor and are interested in teaching a class, please contact Stephanie Jackson at Art Reach at  sjackson@artreachcenter.org, or by phone at 989-773-3689.

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