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Katherine Kilbourne Burgum Center For Creativity at Plains Art Museum

Fargo, ND 58102 United States

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May 2017

Acrylic Painting Fundamentals and Color Theory

May 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Tuesdays for 6 weeks: May 23 – June 27, 6 – 9 PM • Andrew Stark Learn the proper way of preparing your painting surface, paint mixing and application. Discover how to REALLY see and manipulate color, while studying light and shade, form and composition. Participants will begin by working from still life, then moving into experiment with studies in abstraction, while learning from reference materials and masterworks. $145 / $116 members

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Printing Patterns on Fabric

May 27 @ 12:00 pm - May 28 @ 4:00 pm

Class time: Saturday & Sunday: May 27 & 28, 12 – 4 PM Spend a weekend creating your own fabric designs with the two-day workshop. Participants can expect a crash course of photo emulsion based screenprinting techniques. Each participant will have the opportunity to create and interchange designs and patterns for up to 5 yards of fabric. No previous screenprinting experience is necessary to take this weekend workshop. Be prepared to embrace your mistakes and go with the flow. Ages:…

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June 2017

Introduction To Watercolor Painting / June 2017

June 3 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Class time: Saturday, June 3, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM Participants will explore watercolor painting techniques and color properties of hue, value, and intensity. Learn to mix clean, bright colors and leave this class with the basic tools to create and paint on your own. This workshop is for beginners and those with little to no experience. Ages:16+ Instructor: Carmen Bruhn Class Fee: $48 for museum members $60 for non-members

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Busy Bees: Young Pollinator Camp

June 5 @ 9:00 am - June 8 @ 12:00 pm

Join our urban colony of busy bees and explore the Pollinator Garden at Plains Art Museum. Learn how bees and other pollinators impact our lives, why they need protecting, and what we can do to help them. Bee ready to create some buzz while we make art with a variety of materials including clay, paint, and things found in nature! Age: 6-11 Instructor: Catie Miller Cost: $130 non-members / $104 members Register at: https://34148.blackbaudhosting.com/34148/Busy-Bees-Young-Pollinator-Camp

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Family Fun Workshop: Ceramic Garden Luminary

June 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Light up your garden, outdoor space, or bedroom with a ceramic luminary. Spend time with your clan designing a luminary that can be lit with candles or tea lights to create a bright spot during those short summer nights. Instructor: Carol Prafcke Cost: $10 per participant Register at: https://34148.blackbaudhosting.com/34148/Ceramic-Garden-Luminary

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Drypoint Etching

June 10 @ 10:00 am - June 11 @ 1:00 pm

Class time: Saturdays for 5 weeks: June 10 – July 15 (skip July 1), 10 AM – 1 PM This five-week session will be based around drypoint etching, a method of intaglio printmaking. Drypoint is a technique that creates a line-based image by using sharp tools to scratch into the surface of copper or plexiglass. Participants of this class will learn about the history of drypoint, various mark making techniques, and will learn how to think and print in layers.…

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Introduction To Landscape Painting

June 10 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Class time: Saturdays for 6 weeks: June 10 – July 22 (skip July 1), 2 – 5 PM This class will explore landscape painting in acrylic, focusing on composition, value, proportion, atmospheric perspective, color, and texture. Participants will paint outdoors during in-town excursions, weather permitting. In addition to painting, this class will examine the work and techniques of Post-Impressionist artists such as Emily Carr, Paul Cézanne, Georges Seurat, Paul Gauguin, Vincent van Gogh, and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. Ages: 16+ Instructor:…

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Clay for Couples / June 2017

June 13 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Class time: Tuesday, June 13, 6:30 – 9 PM Enjoy a unique and relaxed evening with a friend or partner! Learn introductory clay techniques in wheel throwing and hand building. Clay and tools are provided, and you will be able to select a glaze for your project. Space is limited and this class fills quickly, so sign up today! Ages: 16+ Class Fee: $50 for museum members $50 for non-members

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Intermediate Ceramics

June 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Class time: Wednesdays for 8 weeks: June 14 – August 2, 6–9 PM Push your creative vision and technical skills further! Explore combining wheel throwing and hand building, altered forms, and lidded vessels, as well as improving the aesthetic of your forms. Class includes 25 pounds of clay, glaze materials and firing, as well as Open Studio access during weeks the class is in session. Tools and additional clay are available for purchase. Ages: 16+ Instructor: Sarah Tancred Class Fee:…

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Introduction to Drawing In Color

June 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Class time: Thursdays for 6 weeks: June 15 – July 27 (skip July 13), 6 – 9 PM This class introduces the techniques of drawing, using soft pastel and color pencil, including initial sketching, layering, blending, and building colors. Students learn the basic process of drawing in color media while exploring the fundamentals of color theory, and how it relates to light and form. This class is for beginner to intermediate students. Ages: 16+ Instructor: John Berdahl Class Fee: $116…

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Hive Raising and Opening Reception

June 23 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join Buzz Lab 4.0 interns for the opening reception of their summer 2017 exhibition and launching of “The Hive,” a mobile educational space. Buzz Lab interns will lead free tours of the Pollinator Garden and Buzz Lab exhibition.

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Clay Sampler / June 2017

June 23 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Class time: Friday, June 23, 6:30 – 9 PM This workshop is an open and fun introduction to clay. Bring friends and make new ones while learning introductory clay techniques in wheel throwing and hand building. Clay and tools are provided, and you will be able to select a glaze for your project. Ages: 16+ Class Fee: $25 for museum members $25 for non-members

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July 2017

Third Annual Summer Art Sale

July 13 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Stop by Plains Art Museum and support local art and artists at our 3rd Annual Summer Art Sale, taking place during the 42nd Annual Downtown Fargo Street Fair. The Summer Art Sale features unique works of art by regional professional and emerging area artists, including studio members and instructors at the Center for Creativity.

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Third Annual Summer Art Sale (Friday)

July 14 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Stop by Plains Art Museum and support local art and artists at our 3rd Annual Summer Art Sale, taking place during the 42nd Annual Downtown Fargo Street Fair. The Summer Art Sale features unique works of art by regional professional and emerging area artists, including studio members and instructors at the Center for Creativity.

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Selfie! A Photography + Printmaking Camp

July 17 @ 9:00 am - July 20 @ 12:00 pm

“Say cheese!” Modern technology enables us to take photographs of anything at any moment. What would happen if we combine contemporary and traditional techniques of image making to create images of ourselves? By combining photography and printmaking, this camp will challenge how we create self-portraits. Bring your “selfie” game to the next level! Ages: 9-18 Instructor: Amanda Heidt Cost: $130 non-members / $104 members Register at: https://34148.blackbaudhosting.com/34148/Selfie-A-Photography--Printmaking-Camp

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Young Masters of Hand-building Camp

July 17 @ 1:00 pm - July 20 @ 4:00 pm

Become a young clay master in this introduction to hand-building camp. Spend the week learning how to use slabs, pinch pots, and coils to create usable projects, such as bowls, tiles, animals, pencil holders, and containers. Through practice, you will move from clay apprentice to clay master in one week. Ages: 6-18 Instructor: Carol Prafcke Cost: $130 non-members / $104 members Register at: https://34148.blackbaudhosting.com/34148/Young-Masters-of-Handbuilding

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Art Detectives – Summer Camp

July 31 @ 9:00 am - August 3 @ 12:00 pm

WANTED: ART DETECTIVES. Something mysterious is going on at the Plains Art Museum, and we need your help! The only way to unlock the mystery is to join the Secret Art Detective Society, outfit yourself to be an art detective, and recreate some of the museum’s treasured pieces. Ages: 6-18 Instructor: Katherine Rieck Cost: $130 non-members / $104 members Register at: https://34148.blackbaudhosting.com/34148/Art-Detectives

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August 2017

Native American Pottery Camp

August 15 @ 1:00 pm - August 16 @ 3:00 pm

Spend two days exploring historic Native American pottery from our region. Learn ancient techniques to create your own modern interpretations of hand-built pottery using texture and painted design. Ages: 6-18 Instructor: Laura Youngbird Cost: $65 non-member / $52 member / Free for Native artists Register at: https://34148.blackbaudhosting.com/34148/Native-American-Pottery

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