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December 7, 2022: Holiday Gift Exchange

It’s that time of year again! Come out and join us on Wednesday, December 7th, for our annual Holiday Gift Exchange from 7:30-9:00pm at the North Wales Arts & Cultural Center, located at 125 N. Main Street in North Wales. If you wish to participate in the exchange, bring a small gift wrapped original art work! We encourage those attending to bring finger-food. If your last name begins with A-K, then please bring a dessert, and if your last name begins with L-Z then please bring an appetizer. Parking is available in the back of the building off of Second Street. Happy Holidays, and we hope to see you all there!

Make Art Monday – November 21, 2022: Luminaries

Come out and join us on Monday, November 21st, for Make Art Monday from 7-9pm at the North Wales Arts & Cultural Center, located at 125 N. Main Street in North Wales. For this month’s project, we will be making Luminaries. You must bring your own glass jar for this project. Admission costs $5.00. Parking is available in the back of the building off of Second Street. We look forward to seeing you all!

November 2, 2022: Bamboo Brush Ink Painting Demonstration with Ashley Walter

Come join us for this month’s Free Guest Speaker on Wednesday, November 2nd at 7:30pm over at the North Wales Arts & Cultural Center, located at 125 N. Main Street, in North Wales. For this month’s meeting, Ashley Walter will be sharing ink paintings inspired by Asian art. The presentation will include a live demonstration of this fun, fast-paced, technique-based painting style and show how to depict birds, fish, trees and more using black Sumi ink and bamboo brushes. Parking for this event is available in the back off Second Street. All are welcome!

Class Date Change: Intermediate Knitting

Lauren Searle’s Intermediate Knitting Class that was originally going to take place on Thursday evenings October 20th-November 3rd has been moved to Thursday evenings January 12th-26th (3 Classes). If you are interested in taking this class, registering in advance is required. Please confirm your intention to register by emailing us at info@northpennarts.org so we can provide the required pattern for the project you will be working on.

Make Art Monday – October 17, 2022: Mandalas

Come out and join us on Monday, October 17th, for Make Art Monday from 7-9pm at the North Wales Arts & Cultural Center, located at 125 N. Main Street in North Wales. For this month’s project, we will be making Mandalas. Admission costs $5.00. Parking is available in the back of the building off of Second Street. We look forward to seeing you all!

New Classes This Fall!

Join us over at the North Wales Arts & Cultural Center, located at 125 N. Main Street, North Wales, for these fun new classes:

Intro to Knitting:

Have you ever wanted to try your hand at knitting? Then Intro to Knitting is perfect for you! The class will take place on Tuesday evenings November 1st-15th from 6:00-8:00 pm, and costs $75. In this 3 session course you will learn to make a textured cowl, by using cast on, bind off, knit, purl, and slip stitch. The materials list can be found on the Classes page of our website. If you are interested in the class then you must register by October 30th.

Intermediate Knitting:

Are you looking to expand upon your knitting skills? Then take our Intermediate Knitting course! This class will take place on Thursday evenings October 20th-November 3rd from 6:00-8:00pm and will cost $75. In this class you will learn advanced techniques in pattern reading and tools. As well as how to increase and decrease in direction and use of yarn overs to create lacework. If you are interested in this course please let us know as soon as possible. Please email us at info@northpennarts.org so that we can give you the pattern required for this class.

Congratulations to the NPAA Show Winners!

Thank to you everyone who was able to make it out to the Members Welcome Back Show and Sale last weekend! Everyone’s work was amazing and it wonderful to see you all again. The 2022 Show Winners are:

  • Best of Show: Wain Hunter
  • Painting: Dan Fione
  • Three Dimensional: Luciana Orsoni Timmons
  • Graphic Arts: Barbara Moss Buscher
  • Photography: Mike Rosiak
  • People’s Choice: Marcia Fields

Here are some pictures from the Opening Reception:

October 5, 2022: Pumpkin Painting

Come out and join us on Wednesday October 5, 2022, for a fun (and free!) evening of decorating pumpkins from 7:30-9pm over at the North Wales Arts & Cultural Center, located at 125 N. Main Street in North Wales. In honor of Halloween and the Fall season, we will be painting on pumpkins! Admission is free, but pumpkins will not be provided, so you must bring your own. Parking is available in the back of the building off of Second Street. All are welcome and we look forward to seeing you there.  

A group of pumpkins hand painted with faces for halloween sitting on a shelf

2022 Members’ Welcome Back Show & Sale: Prospectus, Registration, and Tags

The Members’ Welcome Back Show & Sale on September 23-25, 2022, is rapidly approaching! Here is the show’s Prospectus which outline all dates, times, and rules:

Come out and show your work with us! Please take some time to fill out our registration form and tags. They will be available to fill out at registration on the 20th if you do not have access to a printer.