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We at the Michener Art Museum pride ourselves on serving the community as a place of information, relaxation, and refuge. While we are always committed to keeping our visitors, guests, and staff healthy and safe, we are taking extra precautions right now and have decided to respect recommendations regarding social distancing to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. So, it comes with great sadness, that we have decided to close the Museum to the public beginning today, March 13 at 4:30 pm through Monday, March 30th at 4:30 pm. All classes, lectures, tours, and public programs have been postponed or cancelled during this time period. We will be closely monitoring the situation and will evaluate the re-opening currently scheduled for Tuesday, March 31, as this date is subject to change based on conditions.

The remaining sessions for this class have been cancelled. 

NEW! Pastel I
2 – 4 pm
Instructor: Jody Holbert
$100 member | $120 non-member

In this two-hour workshop series, students will be introduced to the basics of pastel drawing. Adult students of any ability will have the perfect opportunity to develop or refresh skills, experiment with both oil pastel and chalk pastel processes, and become comfortable with this dynamic medium. After experimentation with color, process, mark-making, and composition, students will complete a pastel drawing.

Faculty member Jody Holbert received a Bachelor of Science Degree 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 in the Methacton School District, in the Central Bucks School District, and at the Mud Shack in North Wales. She has been a lead Drawing and Painting instructor at the New Hope/Solebury and Central Bucks Community Schools. Jody has given private lessons to adult students for several years as well. Jody also has experience with mural painting, and set and costume design in her work with the school districts and a variety of local theater organizations. Jody brings her expertise, passion and vision to the Michener Art Museum’s adult art classes.