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23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States

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April 2017

Class: Family Pottery: Flower Bowls (Ages 5+)

April 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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In this class an adult and child will get to spend some quality time together making ceramic flower bowls. The adult will work on making the larger size while the child gets to make a smaller version. Any additional child will get to make an additional smaller bowl. Ages 5+. Class sizes are limited! **Price includes 1 adult and 1 child (ages 5+). Each additional child is $10. ***Please call (518) 563-1604 to register for this class. REGISTER BY PHONE:…

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A Taste of France

April 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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LOCATION: Strand Center Gallery ADDRESS: 23 Brinkerhoff Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901 WHEN: Saturday April 1, 2017 TIME: 7:30pm TICKETS ONLINE: https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=73420 BOX OFFICE: 518-563-1604 (ext. 105) BOX OFFICE HOURS: Wednesday to Friday, 1pm - 6pm. Fundraiser Sponsored by Liquor & Wine Warehouse and Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits. Featuring French Wine Expert Nicolas Galy Hors D'oeuvres by: Blue Collar Bistro Ticket includes: Sampling of 9 Premium Wines from the Gerard Bertrand's Wine Portfolio Chances to win - $250 bottle of…

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Graeme of Thrones

April 3 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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LOCATION: Strand Center Theatre ADDRESS: 25 Brinkerhoff Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901 DATE: Monday, April 3rd, 2017 TIME: 8:00pm TICKETS ONLINE: https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=73402 BOX OFFICE: 518-563-1604 (ext. 105) BOX OFFICE HOURS: Tuesday 11am-5pm / Wed-Friday 11am-6pm. The Strand Center Theatre is excited to host critically-acclaimed comedy “Graeme of Thrones” at the Strand Center Theatre in Plattsburgh, on Monday April 3rd, 2017 at 8:00pm. In this theatrical journey, avid Game Of Thrones fan Graeme just wants to recreate his favorite fantasy saga on…

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Class: Alcohol Ink Greeting Cards (Ages 13+)

April 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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Join Lorrie and create lovely scenic backgrounds with alcohol ink on photo paper. Rubber stamps will be used to create a forest, and the finished photo paper artworks will be applied to cardstock (complete with envelope) and you will leave class with an original, one of a kind stationary. Ages 13+. Class sizes are limited! REGISTER ONLINE: http://www.strandcenter.org/classes/registration-and-scholarships.php REGISTER BY PHONE: At (518) 563-1604 ext. 106 REGISTER IN PERSON: Visit us at 23 Brinkerhoff Street in downtown Plattsburgh. HOURS: Tuesday…

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Chasing the Dragon: The Life of an Opiate Addict

April 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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This event will feature a viewing of the documentary Chasing the Dragon followed by an interactive discussion, featuring an individual in recovery, family members who have lost a loved one to addiction, local law enforcement, a local business person and members of substance abuse treatment/OASAS.

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Class: The Big Picture (Ages 16+)

April 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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In this class, students will learn about the three most fundamental concepts of image making: light, composition, and movement, and how they can be used to enhance the images you create. Bringing your camera is encouraged, as any technical questions about camera operation will be answered. Come and learn the many ways your camera can be utilized as an extension of your creative pursuits. Ages 16+. Class sizes are limited! REGISTER ONLINE: http://www.strandcenter.org/classes/registration-and-scholarships.php REGISTER BY PHONE: At (518) 563-1604 ext.…

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Class: Van Gogh and Vino! (Ages 21+)

April 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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Vincent Van Gogh - Wheat Fields Uncork your inner artist at Van Gogh and Vino. Van Gogh was a Dutch Post-Impressionist painter who is among the most famous and influential figures in the history of Western art. Relax, paint, and let your inner artist bloom. No previous art experience is necessary. This class will provide a light introduction to painting with acrylics mixed with art history and fun. At the end of the art party you will be able to…

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Class: Mud & Merlot Wheel (Ages 21+)

April 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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THIS IS THE FIRST OF SEVERAL SESSIONS. Classes will take place on: Thursdays April 6, April 20, May 11, May 25, June 8, & June 22: 5:30pm-7:30pm Experience your 'dream scene' sitting at the wheel creating vessels to enjoy forever. Enjoy clay and libations with friends in a supportive environment good for all levels, beginners to advanced. Get creative with underglazes to make your work truly unique! Ages 21+. Class sizes are limited! REGISTER ONLINE: http://www.strandcenter.org/classes/registration-and-scholarships.php REGISTER BY PHONE: At…

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Exhibit: High School/Middle School Exhibition

April 7 @ 5:30 pm - April 21 @ 5:00 pm
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, April 7th 2017 at 5:30pm - 7:30pm LOCATION: Main Gallery ADDRESS: 23 Brinkerhoff Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901 COST: Free SHOW ON VIEW: April 7th - 28th, 2017 GALLERY HOURS: Tuesday to Friday 10am - 5pm; Saturday 10am - 2pm PHONE: 518-563-1604 The Strand Center for the Arts is excited to host its Annual High School & Middle School Exhibition this April and is looking for student artists. This year’s exhibition will be held at The Strand Center…

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Class: Picture Perfect Plates (Ages 16+)

April 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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During this tasty intro course, students will learn the how-to of food and still life photography. Lighting, placement, composition, and thinking outside of the box will be the focus of this workshop on photographing inanimate objects. A “light tent” and alternate lighting methods will be introduced, and this is a great class for artists who use reference photographs. Please bring your own DSLR camera and memory cards. Ages 16+. Class sizes are limited! REGISTER ONLINE: http://www.strandcenter.org/classes/registration-and-scholarships.php REGISTER BY PHONE: At…

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Class: Try It On The Wheel! (Ages 6-12)

April 22 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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THIS IS THE FIRST OF THREE SESSIONS. Classes will take place on: Saturdays, April 22, May 20, & June 24: 8am-10am. Try your hand at throwing on the wheel! Feel the movement of the clay in your hands as it spins, and discover how clay pieces are made. Students will complete their pieces with underglazes to finish their vessels. Ages 6-12. Class sizes are limited! REGISTER ONLINE: http://www.strandcenter.org/classes/registration-and-scholarships.php REGISTER BY PHONE: At (518) 563-1604 ext. 106 REGISTER IN PERSON: Visit…

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MicroFest, MicroBrew, MicroSet

April 22 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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Family Class: Handprint Canvas Art (Ages 5+)

April 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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Learn to transform something as simple as a handprint into something completely different! In this class, parent and child will work on a canvas to create one of a kind paintings, as unique as their very own hand. Ages 5+. Class sizes are limited! *Price includes 1 adult and 1 child (ages 5+). Each additional child is $5. **Please call 518-563-1604 to register for this class. REGISTER BY PHONE: At (518) 563-1604 ext. 106 HOURS: Tuesday - Friday 10am-5pm Handprint…

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Class: Contemporary Dance (Ages 8-12)

April 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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Contemporary dance is a dance performance genre that developed during the mid-twentieth century and has since grown to become one of the dominant genres for formally trained dancers throughout the world. It melds ballet, modern, jazz, and lyrical to create its own unique form. During this 90-minute dance clinic, students will learn the fundamentals of this style and a short combination. Parents are invited to watch the last 15 minutes of class in the Strand Center Theatre. This class is…

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May 2017

Class: Headshots and Portraits (Ages 16+)

May 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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This class will cover photographing subjects with strobe and continuous light sources, backgrounds, reflector panels, and screens. Subject posing, body dynamics, lighting the face, and creative editorial portraiture will be covered. Students will learn tools to help capture that stellar smile, moody expression, and everything in between. Please bring your own DSLR camera and memory cards. Ages 16+. Class sizes are limited! REGISTER ONLINE: http://www.strandcenter.org/classes/registration-and-scholarships.php REGISTER BY PHONE: At (518) 563-1604 ext. 106 REGISTER IN PERSON: Visit us at 23…

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Class: Degas and Syrah! (Ages 21+)

May 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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Edgar Degas - L'etoile (The Star), 1878 Edgar Degas was a French artist famous for his paintings, sculptures, prints, and drawings. He is especially identified with the subject of dance; more than half of his works depict dancers. No previous art experience is necessary. This class will provide a light introduction to painting with acrylics mixed with art history and fun. At the end of the art party you will be able to take away your very own masterpiece. Ages…

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Family Class: Mother’s Day Handprint Canvas (Ages 3+)

May 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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Nothing says “I love you” quite like holding hands, let alone holding trunks! A great project to do together and a great gift for Mom for Mother’s Day, this canvas will hold a special place in every mom’s heart. Ages 3+. Class sizes are limited! *Price includes 1 adult and 1 child (ages 3+). Each additional child is $5. **Please call 518-563-1604 to register for this class. REGISTER BY PHONE: Call the Strand Center for the Arts directly at (518)…

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Family Class: Mother’s Day Footprint Canvas (Ages 3+)

May 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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Parents and children get to work together to make a very special work of art for Mother’s Day! The pitter patter of little feet will be transformed into a sweet masterpiece just in time to celebrate Mom. Ages 3+. Class sizes are limited! *Price includes 1 adult and 1 child (ages 3+). Each additional child is $5. **Please call 518-563-1604 to register for this class. REGISTER BY PHONE: Call the Strand Center for the Arts directly at (518) 563-1604 ext.…

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Class: Family Pottery: Totem Pole (Ages 5+)

May 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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In this class an adult and child will get to spend some quality time together making a family totem pole. Each family will get to decorate three stackable sections of a totem pole with their favorite animal creatures. For every additional family member, we’ll add an additional stackable section to the totem pole. Ages 5+. Class sizes are limited! **Price includes 1 adult and 1 child (ages 5+). Each additional child is $10. ***Please call (518) 563-1604 to register. REGISTER…

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Class: Alcohol Ink Adirondack Tile (Ages 13+)

May 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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Alcohol inks and a 3x12" ceramic tile will be used to create a beautiful Adirondack mountain scene. Lorrie takes you step-by-step in how to use alcohol ink to resemble watercolor paintings, but with the vibrancy only the ink can deliver. Ages 13+. Class sizes are limited! REGISTER ONLINE: http://www.strandcenter.org/classes/registration-and-scholarships.php REGISTER BY PHONE: At (518) 563-1604 ext. 106 REGISTER IN PERSON: Visit us at 23 Brinkerhoff Street in downtown Plattsburgh. HOURS: Tuesday - Friday 10am-5pm Alcohol Ink Adirondack Tile Monday, May…

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June 2017

Class: Magritte and Merlot (Ages 21+)

June 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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Rene Magritte - The False Mirror, 1928 Rene Magritte was a Belgian surrealist artist. He became well known for a number of witty and thought-provoking images. Often depicting ordinary objects in unusual context, his work is known for challenging observers' preconditioned perceptions of reality. No previous art experience is necessary. This class will provide a light introduction to painting with acrylics mixed with art history and fun. At the end of the art party you will be able to take…

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Class: Alcohol Ink Birch Tree Tile (Ages 13+)

June 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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A 4x4" hanging ceramic tile will be the surface for your birch tree masterpiece. Anyone interested in discovering the beauty of these inks and the fun, easy process will enjoy the class. Your piece can even be personalized just in time for Father's Day! Ages 13+. Class sizes are limited! REGISTER ONLINE: http://www.strandcenter.org/classes/registration-and-scholarships.php REGISTER BY PHONE: At (518) 563-1604 ext. 106 REGISTER IN PERSON: Visit us at 23 Brinkerhoff Street in downtown Plattsburgh. HOURS: Tuesday - Friday 10am-5pm Alcohol Ink…

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Family Class: Toes in the Sand Canvas (Ages 5+)

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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Create your very own beach scene, complete with the “sand” between your toes (so what if the sand is paint?). This piece will be your favorite summertime wall hanging, and parents and children will work on their footprints together to create a piece that is unique to them. Ages 5+. Class sizes are limited! *Price includes 1 adult and 1 child (ages 5+). Each additional child is $5. **Please call 518-563-1604 to register for this class. REGISTER BY PHONE: At…

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July 2017

Family Class: Painting With Ice (Ages 3+)

July 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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Students will be given water color paper and encouraged to get creative with these neat makeshift paints! Parents and children will work together and create a one of a kind masterpiece with a unique twist. Ages 3+. Class sizes are limited! *Price includes 1 adult and 1 child (ages 3+). Each additional child is $5. **Please call 518-563-1604 to register for this class. REGISTER BY PHONE: At (518) 563-1604 ext. 106 HOURS: Tuesday - Friday 10am-5pm Painting with Ice Saturday,…

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Class: Art Quest: Clay (Ages 9-12)

July 3 @ 10:00 am - July 7 @ 12:00 pm
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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Get creative in this fun-filled week of clay! Students will be exploring a variety of clay techniques - both hand building and wheel-throwing. Experiment with patterns, textures, forms, and glaze techniques, all while creating fun and functional ceramic works of art! Ages 9-12. Class sizes are limited! REGISTER ONLINE: http://www.strandcenter.org/classes/registration-and-scholarships.php REGISTER BY PHONE: At (518) 563-1604 ext. 106 REGISTER IN PERSON: Visit us at 23 Brinkerhoff Street in downtown Plattsburgh. HOURS: Tuesday - Friday 10am-5pm Art Quest: Clay Monday to…

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Class: Pinch Pot Animal (Ages 5-12)

July 9 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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Students will learn how to build an animal container using the pinch pot method. You will then apply underglazes for color and bring your animal to life! Ages 5-12. Class sizes are limited! REGISTER BY PHONE: At (518) 563-1604 ext. 106 HOURS: Tuesday - Friday 10am-5pm Pinch Pot Animal Sunday, July 9: 9am-11am Instructor: Ali Martin Ages 5-12 Location: Strand Center Clay Studio $35 Non-Members/$30 Members | Materials Included PAYMENT: The Strand Center accepts cash, check, Visa and Mastercard.

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Class: Textured Slab Mug (Ages 5-12)

July 10 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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In this class you will learn how to create a mug using the slab method, learn how to apply handles, and apply unique texture using different surfaces. Your one of a kind mug will then be completed with underglazes for color, and it will become your favorite mug to sip from! Ages 5-12. Class sizes are limited! REGISTER ONLINE: http://www.strandcenter.org/classes/registration-and-scholarships.php REGISTER BY PHONE: At (518) 563-1604 ext. 106 REGISTER IN PERSON: Visit us at 23 Brinkerhoff Street in downtown Plattsburgh.…

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Class: Tessellation Camp (Ages 7-14)

July 10 @ 9:00 am - July 14 @ 11:00 am
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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Students will be enlightened on M. C. Escher's work, making connections between math and art in this week-long camp. Escher is known widely for his beautiful tessellations (patterns of flat shapes with no overlaps or gaps). Students will create their own tessellations with a variety of techniques, turning ordinary shapes into unique works of art! Ages 7-14. Class sizes are limited! REGISTER ONLINE: http://www.strandcenter.org/classes/registration-and-scholarships.php REGISTER BY PHONE: At (518) 563-1604 ext. 106 REGISTER IN PERSON: Visit us at 23 Brinkerhoff…

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Class: Clay Cupcakes (Ages 5-12)

July 11 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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Learn how to make a delicious looking cupcake out of clay using the slab and coil method. Apply color using underglazes and make your work of art look scrumptious enough to make your sweet tooth jealous! Ages 5-12. Class sizes are limited! REGISTER ONLINE: http://www.strandcenter.org/classes/registration-and-scholarships.php REGISTER BY PHONE: At (518) 563-1604 ext. 106 REGISTER IN PERSON: Visit us at 23 Brinkerhoff Street in downtown Plattsburgh. HOURS: Tuesday - Friday 10am-5pm Clay Cupcakes Tuesday, July 11: 9am-11am Instructor: Ali Martin Ages…

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Class: Cat Lady Canvas (Ages 13+)

July 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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Using alcohol ink and a 6x6" canvas, create your own vibrant meow-sterpiece! This class is great for beginners all the way to advanced artists. Lorrie will guide students in the process of using alcohol inks to create a colorful piece of art for any cat lover. Ages 13+. Class sizes are limited! REGISTER ONLINE: http://www.strandcenter.org/classes/registration-and-scholarships.php REGISTER BY PHONE: At (518) 563-1604 ext. 106 REGISTER IN PERSON: Visit us at 23 Brinkerhoff Street in downtown Plattsburgh. HOURS: Tuesday - Friday 10am-5pm…

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Class: Little Clay Village (Ages 5-12)

July 12 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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Students will use their imaginations and will be guided on how to create a hand-built village out of clay. A great display item for your favorite shelf! Get colorful with the application of underglazes. Ages 5-12. Class sizes are limited! REGISTER BY PHONE: Call the Strand Center for the Arts directly at (518) 563-1604 ext. 106 REGISTER IN PERSON: Visit us at 23 Brinkerhoff Street in downtown Plattsburgh. HOURS: Tuesday to Friday: 10am - 5pm Saturday : 10am - 2pm…

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Class: Van Gogh and Bordeaux! (Ages 21+)

July 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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Vincent Van Gogh - Fishing Boats on the Beach at Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, 1888 Uncork your inner artist at Van Gogh and Bordeaux. Van Gogh was a Dutch Post-Impressionist painter who is among the most famous and influential figures in the history of Western art. Relax, paint, and let your inner artist bloom. No previous art experience is necessary. This class will provide a light introduction to painting with acrylics mixed with art history and fun. At the end of the art…

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Class: Clay Whistles (Ages 9-16)

July 13 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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Students will learn how to construct a clay whistle using the pinch pot method. After the basic shape of the whistle is made, students will be able to add details to turn their whistles into any creature or creation they can imagine! Underglazes will be added for color, with a clear glaze applied later for shine. Ages 9-16. Class sizes are limited! REGISTER ONLINE: http://www.strandcenter.org/classes/registration-and-scholarships.php REGISTER BY PHONE: At (518) 563-1604 ext. 106 REGISTER IN PERSON: Visit us at 23…

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Class: Make Your Own Mandala (Ages 5-12)

July 13 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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The word mandala is Sanskrit for circle, and they date back to the 4th century, originally created in the Buddhist religion. The sacred geometry of a mandala is abundant in nature, Native American cultures, Christianity, Hinduism, and more. Mandalas are said to be healing both to creator and viewer alike. Learn how to create a beautifully drawn or painted mandala and experience the power of focus and healing. Ages 5-12. Class sizes are limited! REGISTER ONLINE: http://www.strandcenter.org/classes/registration-and-scholarships.php REGISTER BY PHONE:…

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Class: Create Your Own Dream Catcher (Ages 10-14)

July 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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Join Ali in the Native American tradition of creating a dream catcher. Students will make dream catchers using simple everyday objects such as yarn, beads, and string. Feel free to bring your own natural objects such as feathers, small stones, sticks, or pinecones to add your own flair to your creation. Ages 10-14. Class sizes are limited! REGISTER BY PHONE FOR THIS CLASS: At (518) 563-1604 ext. 106 HOURS: Tuesday - Friday 10am-5pm REGISTER IN PERSON: Visit us at 23…

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Family Class: Painting With Ice (Ages 3+)

July 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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Students will be given water color paper and encouraged to get creative with these neat makeshift paints! Parents and children will work together and create a one of a kind masterpiece with a unique twist. Ages 3+. Class sizes are limited! *Price includes 1 adult and 1 child (ages 3+). Each additional child is $5. **Please call 518-563-1604 to register for this class. REGISTER BY PHONE: At (518) 563-1604 ext. 106 HOURS: Tuesday - Friday 10am-5pm Painting with Ice Friday,…

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Class: Pinch Pot Animal (Ages 13+)

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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Students will learn how to build an animal container using the pinch pot method. You will then apply underglazes for color and bring your animal to life! This class will be great for teens and adults of all levels of experience. Ages 13+. Class sizes are limited! REGISTER BY PHONE: At (518) 563-1604 ext. 106 HOURS: Tuesday - Friday 10am-5pm Pinch Pot Animal Sunday, July 23: 6pm-8pm Instructor: Ali Martin Ages 13+ Location: Strand Center Clay Studio $35 Non-Members/$30 Members…

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Class: Textured Slab Mug (Ages 13+)

July 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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In this class you will learn how to create a mug using the slab method, learn how to apply handles, and apply unique texture using different surfaces. Your one of a kind mug will then be completed with underglazes for color, and it will become your favorite mug to sip from! this class will be great for teens and adults of all abilities. Ages 13+. Class sizes are limited! REGISTER ONLINE: http://www.strandcenter.org/classes/registration-and-scholarships.php REGISTER BY PHONE: At (518) 563-1604 ext. 106…

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Class: Clay Cupcakes (Ages 13+)

July 26 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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Learn how to make a delicious looking cupcake out of clay using the slab and coil method. Apply color using underglazes and make your work of art look scrumptious enough to make your sweet tooth jealous! This class will be great for teens and adults of all levels of experience. Ages 13+. Class sizes are limited! REGISTER ONLINE: http://www.strandcenter.org/classes/registration-and-scholarships.php REGISTER BY PHONE: At (518) 563-1604 ext. 106 REGISTER IN PERSON: Visit us at 23 Brinkerhoff Street in downtown Plattsburgh. HOURS:…

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Class: Little Clay Village (Ages 13+)

July 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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Students will use their imaginations and will be guided on how to create a hand-built village out of clay. A great display item for your favorite shelf! Get colorful with the application of underglazes. This class will be great for teens and adults of all levels of experience. Ages 13+. Class sizes are limited! REGISTER BY PHONE: Call the Strand Center for the Arts directly at (518) 563-1604 ext. 106 REGISTER IN PERSON: Visit us at 23 Brinkerhoff Street in…

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Class: Make Your Own Mandala (Ages 13+)

July 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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The word mandala is Sanskrit for circle, and they date back to the 4th century, originally created in the Buddhist religion. The sacred geometry of a mandala is abundant in nature, Native American cultures, Christianity, Hinduism, and more. Mandalas are said to be healing both to creator and viewer alike. Learn how to create a beautifully drawn or painted mandala and experience the power of focus and healing. Ages 13+. Class sizes are limited! REGISTER ONLINE: http://www.strandcenter.org/classes/registration-and-scholarships.php REGISTER BY PHONE:…

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Class: Create Your Own Dream Catcher (Ages 15+)

July 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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Join Ali in the Native American tradition of creating a dream catcher. Students will make dream catchers using simple everyday objects such as yarn, beads, and string. Feel free to bring your own natural objects such as feathers, small stones, sticks, or pinecones to add your own flair to your creation. Ages 15+. Class sizes are limited! REGISTER BY PHONE FOR THIS CLASS: At (518) 563-1604 ext. 106 HOURS: Tuesday - Friday 10am-5pm REGISTER IN PERSON: Visit us at 23…

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August 2017

Class: Clay Cupcakes (Ages 13+)

August 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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Learn how to make a delicious looking cupcake out of clay using the slab and coil method. Apply color using underglazes and make your work of art look scrumptious enough to make your sweet tooth jealous! This class will be great for teens and adults of all levels of experience. Ages 13+. Class sizes are limited! REGISTER ONLINE: http://www.strandcenter.org/classes/registration-and-scholarships.php REGISTER BY PHONE: At (518) 563-1604 ext. 106 REGISTER IN PERSON: Visit us at 23 Brinkerhoff Street in downtown Plattsburgh. HOURS:…

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Class: Clay Whistles (Ages 9-16)

August 8 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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Students will learn how to construct a clay whistle using the pinch pot method. After the basic shape of the whistle is made, students will be able to add details to turn their whistles into any creature or creation they can imagine! Underglazes will be added for color, with a clear glaze applied later for shine. Ages 9-16. Class sizes are limited! REGISTER ONLINE: http://www.strandcenter.org/classes/registration-and-scholarships.php REGISTER BY PHONE: At (518) 563-1604 ext. 106 REGISTER IN PERSON: Visit us at 23…

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Class: Pinch Pot Animal (Ages 13+)

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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Students will learn how to build an animal container using the pinch pot method. You will then apply underglazes for color and bring your animal to life! This class will be great for teens and adults of all levels of experience. Ages 13+. Class sizes are limited! REGISTER ONLINE: http://www.strandcenter.org/classes/registration-and-scholarships.php REGISTER BY PHONE: At (518) 563-1604 ext. 106 REGISTER IN PERSON: Visit us at 23 Brinkerhoff Street in downtown Plattsburgh. HOURS: Tuesday - Friday 10am-5pm Pinch Pot Animal Wednesday, August…

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Class: Melted Crayon Art Camp (Ages 7-14)

August 14 @ 9:00 am - August 18 @ 11:00 am
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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Recycle crayons by turning them into works of art! In this week-long camp, students will apply and melt crayons onto a canvas while combining other painting and drawing skills. Create unique works of art that are unlike any other! Ages 7-14. Class sizes are limited! REGISTER ONLINE: http://www.strandcenter.org/classes/registration-and-scholarships.php REGISTER BY PHONE: At (518) 563-1604 ext. 106 REGISTER IN PERSON: Visit us at 23 Brinkerhoff Street in downtown Plattsburgh. HOURS: Tuesday - Friday 10am-5pm Melted Crayon Art Camp Monday to Friday,…

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Class: Lovebird Canvas (Ages 13+)

August 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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This is a lovely painting of two sweet lovebirds sitting together on their happy little tree branch. This class is great for beginners and will be using acrylic paint on a 6x6" canvas. Your birds will brighten any room you display them in! Ages 13+. Class sizes are limited! REGISTER ONLINE: http://www.strandcenter.org/classes/registration-and-scholarships.php REGISTER BY PHONE: At (518) 563-1604 ext. 106 REGISTER IN PERSON: Visit us at 23 Brinkerhoff Street in downtown Plattsburgh. HOURS: Tuesday - Friday 10am-5pm Lovebird Canvas Tuesday,…

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Family Class: Clothespin Airplanes (Ages 5+)

August 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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Students will be instructed in how to create an airplane out of a clothespin and popsicle sticks. They will then bring them to life with some paint. Parents are encouraged to join in the fun with their child and help them make a project the Wright Brothers would want to fly! Ages 5+. Class sizes are limited! *Price includes 1 adult and 1 child (Ages 5+). Each additional child is $5. **Please call 518-563-1604 to register for this class. REGISTER…

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Class: Create Your Own Dream Catcher (Ages 10-14)

August 16 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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Join Ali in the Native American tradition of creating a dream catcher. Students will make dream catchers using simple everyday objects such as yarn, beads, and string. Feel free to bring your own natural objects such as feathers, small stones, sticks, or pinecones to add your own flair to your creation. Ages 10-14. Class sizes are limited! REGISTER BY PHONE FOR THIS CLASS: At (518) 563-1604 ext. 106 HOURS: Tuesday - Friday 10am-5pm REGISTER IN PERSON: Visit us at 23…

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Class: O’Keeffe and Vino! (Ages 21+)

August 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 25 Brinkerhoff Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
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Georgia O'Keeffe - Sunflower, New Mexico, 1935 Artists will create paintings inspired by American artist Georgia O'Keeffe. Famous for her large-scale flowers, the class will paint O'Keeffe's Sunflower, New Mexico, 1935. No previous art experience is necessary. This class will provide a light introduction to painting with acrylics mixed with art history and fun. At the end of the art party you will be able to take away your very own masterpiece. Ages 21+. Class sizes are limited! REGISTER BY…

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