Unwind and Create: Summer Twilight Series, Summer Night
Friday, Aug 17
Summer Night with Kristine VanderShaaff
$30, includes a beverage
Unwind and create a work of art while having fun with friends. The Art Center provides all the supplies you need while you provide the creative spirit!
Join the Art Center at The Preble County Historical Society’s Amphitheatre painting open air in the summer breeze. Instruction, materials and one beverage are included in the cost. Additional wine and beer available for purchase. In case of inclement weather, the event will be moved into the barn.
Cancellation Policy: No refunds can be given 72 hours prior to event.
The Hook and Needle Club
Every Fourth Thursday, 6-8pm
6/28, 7/26, 8/23
Free for members
Share. Learn. Create. Socialize. A night for yarn crafters, quilters, and more. All are welcome! Just bring your own project and join in. BYOB if desired. The Hook and Needle club meets the fourth Thursday of every month. You must be a member of the art center but participation is free! Not a member? Join starting as low as $25.
Taste & Create @ the 1808 Café
September 8th, 2018, 10:30am
Enjoy a sampling of 5 coffees from around the world, learning a little about their origins and flavor profiles. In between samples, you will be guided by a Preble County Art Association instructor to paint/glaze your very own coffee mug. Cost is $25/person and includes all supplies and coffee tastings.
Mugs will be ready for pick up Sep 15 @ 1808!
No Refunds Given 72hr prior to the event.
S1: 9/13-10/18 S2: 11/1-12/13
$75 members, $100 non-members
This class is multi-media and is designed to give students personal guidance through the project of their choice. Students are responsible for choosing their subject matter and any needed supplies.
Adult Painting: Acrylic
S1: 9/13-10/18 with Erin Abney
S2: 11/1-12/13 with Rick Wenning
$85 members, $110 non-members All materials included
This class will guide you through fundamentals of painting. The project-based course will introduce key design principles and then incorporate them into finished acrylic paintings. Participants will complete 2-3 paintings per session.
No refunds can be given within 72 hours of events
This class is great for beginners as well as those with wheel experience. The small class sizes and tailored individual attention from the instructor help students learn and improve no matter their skill level. Participants will learn a variety of wheel and hand building techniques.
*Glaze and firing is included. Clay must be purchased through the PCAA at $30/bag. Students enrolled in ceramics classes can use studio when available, for up to two weeks after the end of class Please see PCAA staff for details.
Art On The Road: Painted Pottery Wine Glass
PCAA is on the road! Join us at Olde Schoolhouse Winery and enjoy a glass of wine included in the price as you are guided in creating unique and fun pieces by professional instructors.
Friday, September 14, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Painted Pottery Wine Glass
$32 Includes one glass of wine
Cancellation Policy: No Refunds given 72hr prior to the event.
3rd Saturday of the month (With holiday exceptions)
9/15, 10/20, 11/17, 12/15
Share. Learn. Create. Socialize- ceramics style! Meet up with other potters and ceramicists in this once- a- month meet up. Share ideas, talk techniques, and get in some wheel time! Open to all past and current ceramics students.
9/27, 10/25, 11/29, 12/20
Unwind and Create, Dot Painting
Friday, Sep 28
$30 includes a drink
Join in this special Unwind and Create happening at September's Art's Night Out celebration! The instructor will guide participants step by step in making this fun dot painting!
Tuesdays, 10/2 & 10/9
This two-part ceramic, hand building class will guide participants in making a scarecrow that's perfect for a festive fall decoration.
Cancellation Policy: No refunds can be given within 72 hours of the event
Soft Pastel Crash Course
Friday, Oct 5
$30 member $40 non member
In this workshop the instructor will lead students through a simple, Preble County inspired landscape designed as a straight forward and fun introduction to soft pastel materials and techniques. Photographic references will be provided or students may be bring their own. Samples of a wide range of materials will be available for students to experiment with. Open to all skill levels.
Machine Sewing Crash Course
Saturday, Oct 13
This one-day workshop is perfect for getting acquainted with a sewing machine. Whether you're new to sewing or need to refresh your skills, this workshop will familiarize participants with threading, stitching and more all while creating a quilted coaster for your favorite beverage! Participants are free to bring their own machine.
Unwind and Create, Halloween Harvest Board Painting
Friday, Oct 19
$20 member $30 non member
Paint and sip the night away as an instructor guides participants step by step in creating this rustic painting on a wooden board. All materials are included. Bring your favorite beverage and your creativity!
Art On The Road: Fabric Pumpkins
Thursday, October 25, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Ceramic Wheel Crash Course
Saturday, Oct 27
This one-day workshop is a perfect intro into throwing clay on the wheel. The instructor will teach participants wedging, centering, and some of the basics of this fun clay technique!
Thursdays, 11/1 & 11/8
$30 Celebrate the holiday season by creating a hand-built ceramic decoration to invite friends and family into your home. All materials are included.
Water Color Crash Course
Saturday, Nov 3
$30 member, $40 non member
Get to know the ins and outs of watercolor paintings. This workshop will teach participants water color techniques like brushwork and color mixing. This class is perfect for beginners as well as those who have more experience. All materials included.
Art On The Road: Painted Pottery Santa Tray
Friday, November 30, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Painted Pottery Santa Tray
$35 Includes one glass of wine
Unwind and Create, Marble Dyed Silk Scarf
Friday, December 7
Unwind and create a work of art while having fun with friends. Create a beautiful hand dyed silk scarf using a vibrant marbling technique. All materials are included. Bring your favorite beverage and your creativity!