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Art • Adults

Lauren Bergida-Morrison

Chief Program Officer

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Linda Paver

Director of Renard Lectures & Adult Program Specialist

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Monday’s Second Act: Crafts after Renard Series

Mondays, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

October 15: Ink Dyed Ceramic Tile Coasters Set
November 5: Decoupage Cigar Boxes
December 10: Shibori/tie dyed Scarf
January 14: Painted Glass Vases
$5 per person, per class; All materials included
Youth Lounge

Limited space available. Advance registration not required but highly recommended to ensure your spot. All participants must register at the Welcome Desk. Drop-in and try a new craft. Beginners welcome. Every project looks wonderful. Go home with a finished project.

Co-sponsored by Engage Jewish Service Corps of UJA-Federation.


Acrylics on Wood with Angela Lee

4 Thursdays, 10:30 AM – 12:00 noon 

December 13, 20, January 3, 10
Register by December 7
Members $110; Non-members $130; All materials included
Youth Lounge

Participants will learn basic drawing and color mixing and will receive a sound foundation in acrylic technique and composition. Join this class to express yourself and develop artistic skills.


Polymer Clay & Mixed Metal Jewelry with Renee Shamosh

Sunday, October 21, 10:30 AM-12:30 PM

Register by October 15
Members $45; Non-members $50; All materials included
Youth Lounge

Learn an interesting new technique and go home with at least one pin or pendant to wear or to give someone special.


Exploring Mixed Media with Renee Shamosh

4 Fridays,10:15 AM-12:15 PM

October 12, 19, 26, November 2
Register by October 5
Members: $110; Non-members: $130; All materials included
Youth Lounge

Learn new techniques with colored pencil, pastel, paints and collage. Explore and combine a variety of materials, choosing what you like best. No fine art skills or previous experience is necessary.


Thanksgiving Floral Table Arrangement with Renee Shamosh

Sunday, November 18, 10:30 AM -12:00 Noon

Register by November 12
Members: $45; Non-members: $50; All materials included
Youth Lounge

Make a seasonal floral pumpkin filled fall arrangement for the table or mantle. Perfect for a special gift or your own décor.


Paint & Party with Renee Shamosh

Thursdays, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM 

October 4: Autumn Landscape– Register by September 28
November 1: Abstract Portrait– Register by October 26 — CLOSED
December 6: Urban Landscape– Register by November 30
Members: $45 per session; Non-members: $50 per session; All materials included
Youth Lounge

Relax, unwind and get creative with a glass of wine, nibbles, coffee and a paintbrush. Come alone, grab a friend or make it a date night.


Renew and Re-imagine Textiles

4 Fridays, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

November 9, 16, 30, December 7
Register by November 5
Members & Non-members: $20 per person; All materials included
Youth Lounge

Give clothes a new lease on life. Re-imagine and craft hand-made treasures by using your unique creativity to reinvent textiles into clothing, home accessories, and art. Design, cut, sew, glue, unravel, and embellish. Examples will be provided for inspiration. Explore the beauty found in turning the old new again and support sustainability, which is the philosophy of Eileen Fisher, Inc. Eileen Fisher, Inc., and community members, generously donated the clothing and trimmings that will be used in these workshops.


Mosaics with Susie Brubaker

2 Fridays, 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

January 18, 25
Register by January 12
Members: $60; Non-members: $70; All materials included
Youth Lounge

In a pressure free class, learn the fundamentals of tiling, placement, cutting, and grouting. A wide range of material pieces, stained glass, porcelain, glass beads, ceramic, and doodads, will be available for a liberating creative process to take home your own mosaic masterpiece.