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New! Open Studio Session: Art Class for Adults | Thursdays, Oct 19-Nov 16 | 1-4pm

Thursday, October 19, 2017 · 1:00 pm

$150.00 for Member · $165.00 for Non-Member

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October 19 - November 16*
1PM - 4PM
Thursdays
$150 Member/ $165 Non-member
All materials are provided; Museum admission is included in the price of the class.
*In the event of a weather cancellation, daytime adult classes are made up the following week from 10 am – 4 pm, and students bring their own lunch.

Instructor: Jody Holbert


This three-hour class provides the perfect opportunity for adult artists with a basic understanding of drawing and color mixing to work in a supportive and creative atmosphere on works of their choosing. Individualized, informative instruction will help students develop new skills, gain insights into their creative accomplishments, receive meaningful guidance and feedback, become comfortable with the creative process, and grow at every level. Students also work closely alongside fellow artists to further their inspiration and excitement about the creative process. Students may work in watercolor, oil and chalk pastel, pencil, ink, charcoal, and acrylics; due to inadequate ventilation, we cannot invite students who work in oil. Exhibition Focus: Students in this class will have access to all Museum exhibitions to glean inspiration and further their understanding of various arts forms and processes.

Individualized attention, small classes, frequent gallery tours, and master teachers are hallmarks of the Michener Art Museum’s exceptional arts programs. Through exposure to a variety of art forms and art materials, all courses encourage the development of new skills and build confidence in creative expression. The Michener’s permanent collections balanced with changing exhibitions provide ongoing opportunities for looking at and learning about a variety of art forms in new ways. Student work is exhibited in the Education Gallery throughout the year.

Winter 2018 sessions begin the week of January 14 and run through the week ending March 10.
Spring 2018 sessions begin the week of March 18 and run through the week ending May 19.

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.”


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