Art & Literature
Wednesday, April 24 2024 Adult Enrichment
Trip to “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” + post-show talk with the castview
JCC’s 3rd Annual Community Art Show Submissions are open!
Deadline to submit is March 24, 2024
The Shames JCC is thrilled to announce its third community art show this spring. Artists of ages 18 and up are encouraged to submit their work and have it displayed in the halls for all members to see and enjoy. The art show will allow local artists, from amateur to professional, a chance to share and celebrate their work, kicking off at an opening reception in May. We hope you take this opportunity to brighten our halls and experience the pride of seeing your work on display.
We will accept work as space allows, but please note we have more limited space this year.submissions
Crafternoons with Kit
6 Mondays, March 4-April 15 (no class 3/25); 1:00-2:30 pm
$120 members/$150 non-members
This crafting series led by teaching artist Kit Demirdelen will focus on art projects that are fun, easy, and suitable for artists of any level. Over the course of this series, you will finish two to three projects with all participants moving at their own pace and skill level. Options might include mosaic, textile appliqué, weaving, printmaking, and more. Come chat and work alongside other creatives in this open and supportive artists space. All materials are included!
About the instructor: Multimedia artist Kit Demirdelen works out of her Hastings on Hudson studio. She studied art at Bennington College and has an MA in art therapy. Besides working on her own artwork and jewelry, she works with adults and children with special needs.register
Watercolors and More with Renee Shamosh
8 Mondays 6:30-8:00 pm; March 25-May 20
$150 for members; $175 for non-members
Enjoy painting in a fun and relaxed setting. Whether you want to learn about mixing colors, perfect your painting techniques, or just enjoy a night out with friends, this class will focus on the basics of watercolor painting and explore additional materials to enhance your work. All levels are welcome and all supplies are provided!register
JCC Book Club
The JCC Book Club is a group for people who love to read and discuss books. We meet every 4-6 weeks in the evening to discuss a different book, chosen by the group. If you are looking for a way to connect with other book lovers and explore new ideas, then the JCC Book Club is a great place to start! See the calendar towards the bottom of this page for the latest book clubs.
Verve Book Club
FREE for members and non-members
Join the Verve Book Club, where avid readers gather to explore diverse literature or non-fiction, engage in thought-provoking discussions, and foster a welcoming community of lifelong learners. This group meets on select afternoons. See the calendar towards the bottom of this page and newsletter for book announcements! To be added to our mailing list, click here.