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Events > Educational Workshops > Adults

For all those who seek the opportunity to learn and are open to the creative spirit within, the Arts Center Educational Workshop is the place to be. Every week there are classes and workshops hosted by ACYC in a multitude of genre and media. ACYC has classes for all ages from pre-schoolers to octogenarians. Join us and have fun while learning and creating.

Our educational workshops provide opportunities to explore media from oil, acrylic and watercolor painting to drawing, collage, clay, printmaking, book making, basketry and creative stamping techniques. The literary arts are also explored with classes in memoir-writing and readings at the Arts Center. 

ACYC instructors are highly qualified and skilled in their disciplines.  They enjoy bringing out the creative side of all their workshop participants, from beginners to advanced.

Educational Workshop  Information & Registration

Workshop Registration Form (PDF)   

Registration policies  (PDF)

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Beginning Earrings
Instructor: Janis Long
    Dates: April 29, 2017
    Days/Hours: Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 1 PM to 4 PM
    Location: Flick Gallery
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Create your own earrings - start with wire “findings” add beads, “found materials”, bent and hammered wire shapes and let your imagination and creativity soar.   $24 members, $30 not-yet members, $15 materials fee to instructor.  Instructor:  Janis Long.  Please call the Yates Art Center at 315-536-8226 to register.  Beginner Friendly!!


Art of Wine
    Dates: May 2, 2017
    Days/Hours: Tuesday - May 2, 2017 - 6:30 PM to 8 PM
    Location: Flick Gallery
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Various Instructors                              

    Back by popular demand!  Local winemakers discuss their art and illustrate with tastings.  An in-depth look at local wines and how they’re made- come to one, several or all!  Must be 21 to take these classes.  Beginner Friendly!!

    $12 members, $15 not-yet-members


Rediscovering Art with Bob Gillespie!
    Dates: May 4, 2017 - May 11, 2017
    Days/Hours: Thursday, May 4 and May 11, 2017 - 7 - 9 PM
    Location: Flick Gallery
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Rediscover the fun of drawing, painting and expressing yourself artistically with noted artist (and popular former Penn Yan School art teacher)  Bob Gillespie.  No experience or prerequisites (except middle school art class with Mr. G?) necessary.  $32 members, $40 not-yet-members.  Instructor:  Bob Gillespie.  Please contact the Art Center at 315-536-8226 to register.  Beginner Friendly!!


Finding Your Niche in Art
Instructor: Maureen McMahon
    Dates: May 6, 2017
    Days/Hours: Saturday, May 6 - 10 AM to 4 PM
    Location: Flick Gallery
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Everyone has some artistic talent -  here’s a way to find yours!  Take the “painting with a twist” idea even further by creating several similar small paintings  using different materials for each to find your most comfortable niche.   $48 members, $60 not-yet -members, $15 materials fee to instructor.  Instructor:  Maureen McMahon.  Please call the Yates Art Center at 315-536-8226 to register.  Beginner Friendly!!


Chain Link Necklaces
Instructor: Janis Long
    Dates: May 20, 2017
    Days/Hours: Saturday, May 20 - 10 AM - 3 PM
    Location: Flick Gallery
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Create a beautiful and elaborate chain link necklace by fashioning intertwined links into complex patterns and designs.  $40 members, $50 not-yet members  $20 materials fee to instructor.  Instructor:  Janis Long.  Please call the Yates Art Center at 315-536-8226 to register.


Basic Floral Design - Instructor: Becky Foote
    Dates: May 27, 2017
    Days/Hours: Saturday, May 27 - 10 AM to Noon
    Location: Flick Gallery
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Bring the beauty of your garden indoors through the artistry of floral design. Learn the basics for flower longevity, picking the right container, and creating beautiful designs along with some basic concepts of floral design, like color pallets, different styles, and textures. $26 members, $30 not-yet members  Bring flowers from your garden!  Call the Art Center at 315-536-8226.  Beginner Friendly!!


Land, Lake & Sky with George Van Hook
    Dates: June 3, 2017
    Days/Hours: Saturday, June 3 - 9 AM to 4 PM
    Location: Sunny Point
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Capture the beauty of the Finger Lakes landscapes with award-winning artist George Van Hook.  Learn how to make the most of a limited palette, bring out light and shadow and fine tune a Finger Lakes landscape in watercolor, oil or acrylic.  $48 members, $60 not-yet-members.  Instructor:  George Van Hook - Sunny Point.  Please call the Yates Art  Center at 315-536-8226 to register.


Watercolor Painting with Judy Soprano
Instructor: Judith Soprano
    Dates: June 12, 2017 - June 13, 2017
    Days/Hours: Monday June 12 and Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
    Location:
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Explore watercolor tools and techniques with Judy.  Demonstrations each morning, followed by individual painting and instruction.  Great for artists at all levels!  $80 members, $100 not-yet-members.  Please call the Yates Art Center at 315-536-8226 to register.


Raku Pottery
    Dates: June 15, 2017 - June 22, 2017
    Days/Hours: Thursday, June 15 and Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 10 AM to 2 PM
    Location: Sunny Point
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Learn high fire, quick cool glazing techniques with “fish guy” Alan Bennett.  Build with raku clay week one, fire on the beach at Sunny Point the following week!   $64 members, $80 not-yet-members,         Materials fee $25.  Please call the Yates Art Center at 315-536-8226 to register.


Art & Vine
Instructor: Marnie Lersch
    Dates: June 15, 2017
    Days/Hours: Thursday, June 15 - 7 PM to 9 PM
    Location: Flick Gallery
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Art is not as hard as you think! Try your hand at painting with friends while sipping wine and being guided by a master artist. We provide the direction, the supplies and the refreshments - you provide the laughter.  $35 members, $40 not-yet members, $5 less if you sign up with a friend or two.  Call the Art Center at 315-536-8226 to register.


Beginner Polymer Clay
Instructor: Janis Long
    Dates: June 24, 2017
    Days/Hours: Saturday, June 24 - 10 AM to 3 PM
    Location: Flick Gallery
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Using polymer clay create brightly colored geometrically shaped beads that make fun and unique earrings, pendants and more! $40 members, $50 not-yet-members  $10 materials fee to instructor.  Call the Art Center at 315-536-8226 to register.  Beginner Friendly!!


Paint and Sip- Keuka Spring Winery
    Dates: June 24, 2017
    Days/Hours: Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 3 - 5 PM
    Location: Flick Gallery
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Art is not as hard as you think!  Try your hand at painting with friends while sipping wine and being guided by a master artist.  We provide the direction, the supplies and the refreshments - you provide the laughter.  $35 members, $40 not-yet members, $5 less if you sign up with a friend or two.  Call the Art Center to register, 315-536-8226.


Painting the Sky with Pastels
    Dates: July 11, 2017
    Days/Hours: Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 6 - 9 PM
    Location: Flick Gallery
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Learn to use pastels to paint dramatic sky scenes! $24 members, $30 not-yet members.  Instructor:  Lana Grauer.   Call the Art Center to register at 315-536-8226.


Slab Happy
    Dates: July 22, 2017
    Days/Hours: Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 10 AM - 3 PM
    Location: Sunny Point
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Slab build three projects, experimenting with shape, imprints, carving and more $40 members, $50 not -yet members.  Call the Art Center to register at 315-536-8226. Instructor: Kim Cutler


Oil Painting with Judy Soprano
    Dates: July 25, 2017 - July 27, 2017
    Days/Hours: Monday, July 25 - Wednesday, July 27 - 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
    Location: Flick Gallery
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Explore oil tools and techniques with Judy.  Demonstrations each morning, followed by individual painting and instruction.  $120 members, $150 not-yet members.  Call the Art Center to register at 315-536-8226.

     
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