Art Happy Hour

Art Happy Hour

A monthly series encouraging recreational and fun interactions with art and artists. Bring a date (or your best friend!) to meet a local artist and try something new! Sip some wine and get creative. No experience necessary, just bring your creative spirit!

Register early – classes fill quickly! Walk-ins accepted only if class is not full. Call us to check availability.

Interested in a private Art Happy Hour for friends or family? Private sessions are available for groups of 15 or less. Contact Angela Lombardi for more information.

 

 

September


NEW date due to Hurricane Florence:
TH September 20
7-9pm
ages 21+

$25 members / $35 non-members
Materials provided.

Experienced stitchers or novices, all are welcome as we create embroideries based on ever inspiring small succulents. Images are designed by artist Emily Bateman and participants will learn a variety of stitches that will get their designs filled in no time! Wine and snacks included. Images and artwork courtesy of Emily Bateman.

SOLD OUT, Waitlist Available

 

Sarah Whitney Howes was born in New York, went to school at Ohio State University for Fine Arts, moved to the West Coast where she lived in San Diego, San Francisco and Los Angeles, before moving to Raleigh. Currently she is an artist and instructor.

October


TH October 11
7-9pm
ages 21+

$25 members / $35 non-members
Materials provided.

Bring your friends and make small paintings on canvas that incorporates the bright colors and patterns of Oaxacan Alebrijes, the imaginary creatures of Mexican folklore.

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Leticia Alvarez is a Mexican artist; she studied Art at the University of Monterrey (UDEM), and participated on numerous exhibitions.  Leticia got a Master degree in Education through Art, from the University of Nuevo León.   She got married and moved to the United States, where she got a scholarship at the University of Virginia Tech, and obtain a Master Degree in Latin American Studies, History and Literature.  She loves to represent Mexico and her culture through her paintings.

The artist lives in Raleigh, NC with her husband David Elizondo and her four kids, where she teaches Art in her studio.

 

December


TH December 13 
7-9pm
ages 21+

$25 members / $35 non-members
Materials provided.

Join us and create fantastical cats and creations from found objects with artist (and former Artspace Regional Emerging Artist in Residence) Tedd Anderson. Images courtesy of the artist.

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