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Classes & Workshops

The Bascom's Education Department is committed to providing life-enriching experiences through comprehensive arts education for children and adults. We offer a variety of educational programs which include workshops, ongoing classes, Art by Appointment, Open Studio Packages, field trips, demonstrations, community classes, and clubs - designed to meet the needs of artists of all skill levels.

Registration

To register for any of our classes or workshops, simply click the REGISTER button for that class or workshop.

Prefer to resister over the phone?
Call 828.526.4949.

22
Sep
2021

From Realism to Abstraction

September 22, 2021 10:00 am - September 24, 2021 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Karen Weihs
$450 (Members); $500 (Non-Members)

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Simplification is the main focus of this class. An overview of techniques to use in your realistic or abstraction work with oil painting is our goal.

30
Sep
2021

The Art of Expressive Landscapes with Acrylic Paints

September 30, 2021 10:00 am - October 1, 2021 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): David Skinner
$400 (Members); $450 (Non-Members)

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This two-day painting work shop will cover the fundamentals of how to create a dynamic landscape painting using acrylic paints. The primary focus of the workshop will be to explore the medium of acrylic paints and to learn how versatile they are when it comes to painting landscapes.

01
Oct
2021

Slip, Transfer, Play

October 1, 2021 10:00 am - October 3, 2021 5:00 pm
Instructor(s): Amy Sanders
$425 (Members); $475 (Non-Members)

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In this hands-on class, participants will discover the joy of decorating pottery surfaces with slip transferred designs.

06
Oct
2021

Keep It Simple; Keep It Loose

October 6, 2021 9:00 am - October 8, 2021 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Nancy Franke
$600 (Members); $650 (Non-Members)

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In this workshop, we will paint from life set ups and even a model one morning, doing quick studies and catching the essence of the subject matter, without being too literal.
25
Oct
2021

Playing with Personal Mythology

October 25, 2021 10:00 am - October 29, 2019 5:00 pm
Instructor(s): Christine Kosiba, Kirsten Stingle
$900 (Members); $950 (Non-Members)

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A 5-day intensive workshop exploring animal/human hybrids in mythology, as well as samples of instructors' work for inspiration and discussion.

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Exhibitions & Shop:
Tuesday - Saturday; 10am - 5pm

Ceramics Studio:
Monday - Saturday; 10am - 5pm
Sunday; 12pm/Noon - 5pm

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Visit: 323 Franklin Road
Highlands, NC 28741 (Map It)

Call: 828-526-4949 (Main)
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