Classes: April 2016

Registration is required for all classes. BCA Members receive a 10% discount as part of their annual membership. Contact the BCA at 309-734-3033 and register today.

Everybody's an Actor with Natalie Stortoni
5:30-7pm Wednesday, April 6
5:30-7pm Friday, April 8
5:30-7pm Wednesday, April 13
5:30-7pm Friday, April 15
Natalie Stortoni is offering an introductory acting course for students of all levels. This hands-on class teaches the basics of acting focusing on voice, movement, character building, scene study, and improvisation in a supportive environment. Classes are free and refreshments are included. No prior experience is necessary. Eight years & older.

Clay Building with Chad Ellison
11am-2pm Saturday, April 9
Learn to sculpt and build creatures, bowls, or whatever your imagination can dream up. This class is free and includes materials, instruction, and refreshments. Six years & older.

Adult Coloring Party Series
6-8pm Thursday, April 14
In partnership with the Warren County Public Library, this adult coloring series gives you an opportunity to relax, unwind, and be creative. $15 registration fee includes Johanna Basford’s Lost Ocean and adult refreshments. 21+ adults.

Porcelain Envelopes with Mary Schuytema
11am-1pm Saturday, April 16
Make a unique wall vase for those first bright blooms. Using porcelain clay, you will roll a slab, stamp, and texture to create an original design. With a simple fold, an envelope is fashioned. After a few weeks, your vase will be returned to the BCA glazed in your choice of one of three celadon colors. $30 registration fee includes materials, instruction, and refreshments. 13 years & older. Register online at: arttimeout.com.

Fused Glass Mother's Day Pedant with Judi Minor
6:30-8:30pm Thursday, April 21
Create a memorable, one of a kind gift for your mother or grandmother this year. Adult fee is $20 and includes materials, instruction, and refreshments. Children 18 & under are free.

What on Earth Watercolor & Acrylic Painting with Cherry Simmons
5-7pm Friday, April 22
What better way to celebrate Earth Day than to create a beautiful landscape. With the instruction of Cherry Simmons, you will enjoy your journey through this wonderful watercolor and acrylic painting class. This class is free for BCA members as part of their membership, or $20 for non-members, and includes materials, instruction, and refreshments. 13 years & older.

Clay Glazing with Chad Ellison
11am-1pm Saturday, April 30
Students from the Clay Building Class will glaze and complete their projects. This class is free and includes materials, instructions, and refreshments. Six years & older.

Mom's day Sweet Treat Creation
11am-1pm Saturday, May 7
Want to make a unique and edible gift for mom this year? This class will teach the art of making chocolates. Students will learn how to mold and decorate chocolates and create a special card for mom. This class is free and includes materials, instructions, and refreshments. Ages 8-18.

Classes: March 2016

Registration is required for all classes. BCA Members receive a 10% discount as part of their annual membership. Contact the BCA at 309-734-3033 and register today.

Origami Animals with Leroy Valentin
11am–1pm Saturday, March 5
Learn how to create your very own origami animal kingdom. Classes are free – materials and refreshments provided. 3rd grade – high school.

Grandma’s Buttons Tumbler with Mary Schuytema
12-2pm Saturday, March 12
Try your hand at an easy, slab built, stoneware tumbler. Roll a slab and impress with various texture stamps, then cut it out using a template. The tumbler will be fired and returned to the BCA within a few weeks. We'll even make a stamp in class. If you have a favorite old button, bring it to class. $30 includes materials, instructions, lunch, and cocktails. Register online at arttimeout.com. 13 years +.

Everybody’s an Actor with Natalie Stortoni
5:30-7pm Wednesday, March 16
5:30-7pm Friday, March 18
5:30-7pm Wednesday, March 23
5:30-7pm Wednesday, March 30
Everybody's an Actor. Natalie Stortoni is offering an introductory acting course. This hands-on workshop teaches the basics of acting focusing on voice, movement, character building, scene study, and improvisation in a supportive environment. Students of all levels are welcome. No prior experience necessary. Participants may attend any number of classes. This class is free of charge and light snacks will be provided.

Adult Coloring Party Series
6-8pm Thursday, March 17
Adult Coloring Party. Join us in the BCA gallery for a fun evening of coloring and refreshments in partnership with the Warren County Public Library. This class is the second in a series of four classes that will be offered. Class fee is $15 and includes Johanna Basford’s Enchanted Forrest adult coloring book and refreshments.

Introduction to Zentangle with Natalie Kessler
11am-1pm Saturday, March 19
What is Zentangle? Zentangle is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images with ink. It increases focus and provides artistic satisfaction along with an increased sense of personal well-being. $25 includes material kit, instruction, and refreshments. 18 + adults.

Everybody's an Actor!

The BCA will be offering introductory acting courses during the months of February - May, 2016. No prior experience necessary. Students of all levels are welcome. Please click on the link to register and for more details.

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Classes: February 2016

Registration is required for all classes. BCA Members receive a 10% discount as part of their annual membership. Contact the BCA at 309-734-3033 and register today.

Fused Glass Valentines
11am-1pm Saturday, February 6
The class will be taught by Judi Minor. Create an original valentine for that special someone. Children 6-18 years of age are free. Adults are $20 - includes all materials, instruction, and light snacks. 

Everybody's an Actor
5:30-7pm Wednesday, February 17
5:30-7pm Friday, February 19
5:30-7pm Wednesday, February 24
The class will be taught by Natalie Stortoni. Natalie is offering an introductory acting course. This hands-on class teaches the basics of acting, focusing on voice, movement, character building, scene study, and improvisation in a supportive environment. Students of all levels are welcome. No prior experience necessary. Participants may attend any number of classes. This class is free of charge and light snacks will be provided.

Johanna Basford’s Secret Garden Adult Coloring
6-8pm Thursday, February 18
Take time to relax and unwind. Join us in the BCA gallery for a fun evening of coloring and refreshments in partnership with the Warren County Public Library. This class is the first of four classes that will be offered. Class is $15 is which includes Johanna Basford’s Secret Garden adult coloring book (take home), colored pencils to use, and refreshments.

Bohemian Bangle Bracelets
12-2pm Saturday, February 20
The class will be taught by Mary Schuytema in the BCA classroom. Do you need something to spruce up your wardrobe? Create a pair of gorgeous bohemian bangle bracelets. $30 includes materials, instruction, and light snacks. 12+ years and older. Visit arttimeout.com to register.

Graphic Novel & Comic Strip Classes with Alex Nall: November 2015

Graphic Novel & Comic Strip Art Classes with Alex Nall
Attention students (ages 8 -18): Create your very own graphic novel and/or comic strip!
Classes are FREE and registration is REQUIRED. Lunch is provided. Call the BCA at 309-734-3033 to sign up for one or both sessions and the book signing:

Friday, November 27
Buchanan Center for the Arts
11am–2pm

Saturday, November 28
Warren County Public Library
11am–2pm

Sunday, November 29
Stone Alley Books & Collectibles
Join Alex Nall for a book signing
238 E. Main Street, Galesburg, IL
1pm-3pm

This programming is sponsored in part by a grant from the Galesburg Community Foundation and the Illinois Arts Council Agency, a state agency.

Fused Glass Ornament Class with Judi Minor: December 2015

Fused Glass Holiday Ornament Class
11am-1pm Saturday, December 5

Kick off your holiday with Judi Minor, fused glass artist, in the BCA classroom and learn how to create a unique fused glass ornament. Hang on your tree or great for gift giving.
$20 includes instruction, materials, and holiday refreshments
Contact the BCA at 309-734-3033 and register today!

This programming is sponsored in part by a grant from Galesburg Community Foundation and the Illinois Arts Council Agency, a state agency.