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Upcoming Show Opportunity

The Haverford Guild of Craftsmen is now accepting applications for their 2022 Holiday Art & Fine Craft Show! This is an indoor juried event, featuring some of the finest arts and crafts in the Philadelphia area.

HGC Fine Art & Craft Shows attract visitors from Philadelphia and its surrounding counties, New Jersey, Delaware and beyond. Our patrons represent an educated and affluent demographic with a taste for exceptional artwork and a sensibility for supporting local businesses.

Location: Haverford Community Recreation and Environmental Center, (CREC) 9000 Parkview Dr., Haverford, PA 19041

Date: November 12th, 13th

Time: 10AM – 5PM

Cost: (10×10) $300 (5×10 and 10×20 spaces are also available)

Application Deadline: June 21st

For more information, please visit https://haverfordguild.org/2022-holiday-art-fine-craft-show/ or send an email to haverfordguild@gmail.com

Make Art Monday – May 23, 2022: Paper Flowers

Come out and join us on Monday, May 23rd, 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 paper flowers. Admission costs $5.00. Parking is available in the back of the building off of Second Street. We look forward to seeing you all!

Also, we are currently looking for volunteers to face paint at a Summer Kick-off event offered through the North Wales borough on June 4th from 5-7:30 p.m. If you are interested and able to help, please email us at info@northpennarts.org or call or text us at 215-393-9110. 

Looking to share your knowledge on an artist, art form, or cultural event?

Do you have an artist, art form, or cultural event that you are longing to tell people about? Well we want to hear about it! The North Penn Arts Alliance is currently looking for a guest speaker for our meeting on June 1st at 7:30pm. If you are interested in being the guest speaker for this upcoming meeting, or at any future meetings, please email us at info@northpennarts.org.

New classes coming this May!

Are you looking for a fun and creative activity this May? Then you should try out our upcoming classes over at the North Wales Arts & Cultural Center, located at 125 N. Main Street in North Wales. 

If you are looking for a fun opportunity to do some figure drawing. Then you should try The Art of Figure Drawing: Workshop with Dan Fione. In this class you will learn the principles of drawing drapery and the proportions of drawing the human form, to show what lies beneath the clothing.  This class costs $48, and meets Tuesdays from 7-9 pm on May 10 & 17, 2022. To get the most from this class please bring your favorite drawing medium.

Or maybe you are looking for a fun one day work shop! In which case, take our Bamboo Brush & Ink Workshop with Ashley Walter. This class is suitable for anyone ages 15 and up. In this fun, fast paced, technique based painting style, students will learn how to depict birds, bamboo, fish, trees and more using black Sumi ink and bamboo brushes. Students will also learn how to incorporate color into their work, by creating monochromatic red & pink paintings. This class costs $52 and will meet on Saturday, May 14, 2022 from 1-4:30 pm. Check our class page for the materials list.

May 4, 2022: Star Wars Day 

Come out and join us on Wednesday May 4, 2022, for a fun (and free!) Star Wars Day celebration from 7:30-9pm over at the North Wales Arts & Cultural Center, located at 125 N. Main Street in North Wales. In honor of the beloved Science Fiction series, we will be making bookmarks and paper puppets of the characters! Parking is available in the back of the building off of Second Street. All are welcome and we look forward to seeing you there.  

Make Art Monday – April 25th: Earth Day Project

Come out and join us on Monday, April 25th, for Make Art Monday from 7-9pm at the North Wales Arts & Cultural Center, located at 125 N. Main Street in North Wales. In honor of Earth Day we will be making a Huichol Yarn Art inspired project. Bring a plastic or glass bottle or jar to up-cycle into a  functional work of art. Admission costs $5.00. Parking is available in the back of the building off of Second Street. We look forward to seeing you all!

The North Penn Arts Alliance is currently looking for face-painting volunteers for a summer kick off event on June 4th from 5-7:30 pm. please call us at 215-393-9110 or email us at info@northpennarts.org if you are interested and able to help.

April 6, 2022: A Walk in the Park with Michael Adams

Join us on April 6 at 7:30pm over at the North Wales Arts & Cultural Center, located at 125 North Main Street in North Wales, for a presentation featuring local artist Michael Adams. Over the past two years he has painted a visual narrative of life and nature he has experienced while hiking the trails along Skippack Creek, two miles from his home in Trooper. His detailed watercolors depict the beautiful and surprising landscape, flora and fauna of Evansburg State Park. Michael also photographed and videotaped each painting from start to finish and will talk about that process and his painting techniques.

Make Art Monday – March 21, 2022: Foam Printmaking

Come out and join us on Monday, March 21st, for Make Art Monday from 7-9pm at the North Wales Arts & Cultural Center, located at 125 N. Main Street in North Wales. This month’s project is foam printmaking. 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 at the North Wales Arts & Cultural Center

Are you looking for a fun evening activity this spring? Then try out these art classes!

Join us on Tuesday nights at 7-9 p.m. on March 15 through April 19th for The Art of Drawing. This is a basic drawing class where you will learn how to use representational techniques when drawing objects. The class will start with learning the Art of Drawing the Still-life and finishing with learning how to use artistic anatomy to draw the human form & figure in costume. The cost of the class is $105. The fee includes supplies for the 1st class

Or maybe The Art of Figure Drawing: Workshop is more your speed. In which case, join us on Tuesday nights at 7-9 p.m. on May 10th and 17th. For $48 you can learn the principles of drawing drapery and the proportions of drawing the human form, to show what lies beneath the clothing. Bring your favorite drawing medium.

To register, fill out the class registration form on our website and mail it to our Po Box along with your check. The address for our PO box is P.O. Box 947, Lansdale, PA 19446. You can also simply bring your payment to the first class, but if you do that then you must let us know by phone or email that you will be taking the class so we know to expect you and reserve your spot in the class.