Evening Drawing Workshop for Adults

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This program is full. To place your name on the waitlist, please email athompson@michenerartmuseum.org or call 215.340.9800 x115.

March 29th – April 26th
$100 member | $110 non-member
Fee is for the entire five week session. All materials are provided; Museum admission is included in the price of the class.
Instructor: Jody Holbert

Spend a relaxing evening at the Michener while drawing. Two-hour workshops provide adult students of all abilities with the opportunity to develop or refresh skills and become comfortable with the drawing process. Students will learn from guided instruction in line, shape, value, composition, proportion, texture, and contrast while learning the basics of creating completed realistic drawings. Students will use a variety of art materials including drawing and ebony pencils, graphite, conte crayons, charcoal, pastels, and graphic markers. Adults who participated in our evening drawing classes last year will bring new insights and find new challenges in this year’s series of programs.

Informal, informative, and inspiring hands-on art classes with changing themes provide a unique focus for adult learners of all ages and abilities to engage in Museum-based art education and creative exploration. Permanent collections balanced with changing exhibitions provide ongoing opportunities for looking at and learning about a variety of artists, art forms, and processes. Opportunities for individualized instruction, observation, practice, experimentation, and the development of a personal style are at the core of all of our adult art classes. Instructional projects vary throughout the year; most students attend for consecutive sessions. Adult students may choose to exhibit their work in the Education Gallery in June. In the event of weather cancellation, daytime adult classes are made up the following week from 10 am – 4 pm, and students bring their own lunch or snacks.

Faculty Member Jody Holbert received a BS in Art Education from Penn State University and has extensive graduate level experience at the University of the Arts, Kutztown University, St. Joseph’s University, and Gratz College. She has taught drawing, painting, printmaking, computer arts, textile design, ceramics, and glass throughout Bucks and Montgomery Counties. Jody brings her expertise, passion and vision to the Michener Art Museum’s adult art classes. One student noted, “This is the best art class I have ever had. There is the perfect balance of content, formal instruction, and time to work. Instructor feedback is excellent.”