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Shames JCC VOD!

Shames JCC VOD!

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Art & Craft • Adults

Unless otherwise noted, online registration closes 3 business days prior to the start date. After this time, please call the Welcome Desk at 914-366-7898 to register. Many of our programs can be pro-rated after they begin as long as space is available.

Registration for September ’19 – June ’20 programs opens on 8-21 for Members and 8-23 for Non-members.


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Crafts with Linda

Age 18 and up
Selected Mondays, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Members and Non-Members welcome: $5 per person, per class / Youth Lounge

  • September 23: Glass, Cord, and Wire Pendant Necklace
  • October 28: Decoupage Wood Tray
  • November 18: Mini Terrarium Magnet
  • December 16: Painted Picture Frame
  • April 20: Re-imagined and Reconstructed Jewelry

Design new bracelets, pins, necklaces and more with new and vintage pieces of costume jewelry and beads. Examples will be provided for inspiration.  Explore the beauty found in turning the old new again. Includes all materials but you may also bring your own mismatched, broken, or costume jewelry you don’t wear anymore.

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


Exploring Art Techniques and Materials with Renee Shamosh

Age 18 and up
5 Fridays, 10:00 AM – 11: 45 AM
March 27- May 1.  No class on April 10
April 3 and May 1 classes start at 10:30 AM
Members $135; Non-Members $160 / Youth Lounge

Relax and unwind while you explore new techniques using pastels, acrylics, watercolors and more. Learn to combine materials, concentrating on what you like best. No fine art skills or previous experience necessary. Includes all materials. Renee Shamosh is a multimedia artist with over 30 years of art teaching experience. As a high school chairperson of communication and fine arts, she collaborated with artists specializing in painting, sculpture, ceramics, and photography. An avid gardener, Renee uses elements of nature as inspiration in her work.

Mixed Metal & Polymer Jewelry with Renee Shamosh

Monday, May 4, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Members $35; Non-members $40 / Youth Lounge

Create your own one of a kind jewelry creations.  Go home with a gift for yourself or someone special, just in time for Mother’s Day. Includes all materials


Linda Paver

Director of Renard Lectures & Adult Program Specialist

(914) 366-7898 x1126

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