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August 2014
$60

Classic American Apple Pie

August 28 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill

Classic American Apple Pie Paula Marcoux Welcome apple season by honing your pie-making skills and experiencing the fun of baking in a wood-fired oven. In this class we’ll tackle butter-based pastry, prepare a filling together, and practice dough-handling skills. Participants will make pies to bake in the wood-fired oven; besides their creations, they will take home pastry for future baking. Although this class will focus on the Classic American Apple Pie, other pie-types will be discussed for contrast, and a…

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$60

Garden to Pizza Party

August 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill

Garden to Pizza Party Paula Marcoux Celebrate high summer by making delicious, crispy wood-fired pizzas using the freshest, tastiest, seasonal ingredients. We’ll start by mixing pizza dough, harvesting some vegetable and herbs from the Castle Hill Garden, and preparing fillings using live fire. When the oven is ready, we’ll hone our dough-stretching skills and experience using the peel to launch pizzas onto the oven’s searing-hot hearth. After enjoying the fruits of their labors hot from the oven, participants will take…

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Free

Gentle exercise class for seniors

August 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
EPOCH Senior Healthcare of Brewster,
873 Harwich Road, Brewster, MA United States
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EPOCH Senior Healthcare of Brewster will host its gentle exercise classes for seniors on Wednesday, August 13 and 27 from 2 to 3 p.m. Personal trainer MaryAnn Demello will teach correct stretching techniques as well as exercises that increase flexibility and soothe stiff joints. This class is perfect for older adults interested in learning low-impact exercise in a fun, laid-back environment. These classes are free and open to the public, but space is limited. RSVP for either or both of…

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July 2014
Free

Free blood pressure clinic

July 23 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Dennis Council on Aging,
1045 Route 134, South Dennis,

EPOCH Senior Healthcare of Brewster will host its monthly blood pressure clinic at the Dennis Council on Aging on Wednesday, July 23 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. EPOCH nursing staff will administer the blood pressure tests and be available to discuss elder-care topics. As high blood pressure increases the risk for heart disease and stroke, regular blood pressure screenings are an important preventative measure for protecting your health. EPOCH hosts these free clinics every fourth Wednesday of the month. For…

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$395

Mixed Media and Painting

July 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill

Mixed Media and Painting Adam Lowenbein July 21-25 This class will explore the use of different materials — photographs, fabric, paper, etc. as formal and narrative elements within our painting. Students are encouraged to bring materials that inspire them visually, challenge them technically, and tell some kind of story — literal or not. The workshop begins with simple assignments then advances to individual projects, focusing on how to develop ideas and techniques and especially how to combine different elements with…

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$50

Paint and Sip

July 17 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
TERRA LUNA,
104 Shore Rd/Route 6A, Wellfleet, MA 02652 United States
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PAINT and SIP with local artist COLIN McGUIRE at TERRA LUNA

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$199.00

Discover Marine Animals Summer Workshop

July 14 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
National Marine Life Center,
120 Main Street, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532 United States
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Discover Marine Animals Summer Program Dive into the world of marine animal biology and conservation as you spend a week getting to know your favorite seafaring species. Learn how wildlife rehabilitation experts tend to turtles, study seals, and doctor dolphins! Learn about sharks, fish, and invertebrates. Explore a tidal habitat and collect critters to study throughout the week, and participate in exciting indoor and outdoor activities Ages: 9-13 years (grades 4-7) Time: 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. daily Dates: Monday…

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$465

Process: Meaning and Making

July 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill

Process: Meaning and Making Deborah Dancy July 14-18 This is a mixed media painting/drawing workshop that encourages process as a strategy toward discovering personal and conceptual iconography and meaning. Using a range and variety of tools, materials, and references, individuals will examine how chance and accident can inform content whether through representation, invention, or abstraction. Deborah Dancy teaches at the University of Connecticut. She has received numerous awards and honors including: Guggenheim Fellowship and New England Foundation for the Arts/NEA…

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$425

More Than A Portrait

July 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill

More Than A Portrait Daphne Confar July 14-18 This workshop is designed to push beyond a typical “nice” portrait and work towards painting a portrait that has psychological impact. We will discuss how to evoke emotion and mood. Using a model, we will create a semi detailed charcoal drawing to determine the “feel” of the painting, and then make a tonal underpainting to establish the differing values, push the lights & darks withing the composition, and create a monochromatic version…

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$395

Painting the Landscape

July 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill

Painting the Landscape Robert DuToit July 14-18 The great tradition of landscape painting goes back thousands of years. What inspired people to paint animals on cave walls still inspires us to depict a natural world that we hope still exists. How can we convey the color of the earth, the strength of trees, against the spaciousness of sky? We will focus on proportion, light, tonal values & color, and work on quick studies and long, more developed pictures. Emphasis will…

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Free

Gentle exercise class for seniors

July 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
EPOCH Senior Healthcare of Brewster

EPOCH Senior Healthcare of Brewster will host its gentle exercise classes for seniors on two Wednesdays in July from 2 to 3 p.m. Personal trainer MaryAnn Demello will teach correct stretching techniques as well as exercises that increase flexibility and soothe stiff joints on July 9 and 23. This class is perfect for older adults interested in learning low-impact exercise in a fun, laid-back environment. These classes are free and open to the public, but space is limited. RSVP for…

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$425

Painting the Figure

July 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill

Painting the Figure Julie Snyder July 7-11 This class will help students develop their painting techniques and gain more confidence in their figure painting while working from life in front of the model. You will learn essential skills to simplify structure and gesture using various exercises to help build the figure on the canvas. Emphasis will be placed on reinforcing basic methods while incorporating design, beautiful color and various edge qualities into your work. Students will learn to set up…

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$395

From the Ground Up: Acrylic Paints and Mediums

July 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill

From the Ground Up: Acrylic Paints and Mediums Duane Slick July 7-11 In the search for clarity the painter has many options as starting points. These initial steps include the questioning of subject matter, concept, site, identity, and cultural context. Specifically, we will be looking at acrylic mediums & techniques as tools and catalysts for content. This workshop begins literally from the painted ground as a staging point to transfer techniques and collage. Discussions will examine the work of participants…

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$395

Beginning Watercolor

July 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill

Beginning Watercolor Suzanne Siegel July 7-11 This beginner or refresher class is for students with limited, or no experience with watercolor painting. No drawing skills are necessary. We will explore the unique properties of this magical medium through transparent washes and layering, mingled washes, brushwork, and how to incorporate shapes of untouched paper for brilliance. Discussion of materials, skills, color theory, and the history of watercolor painting are included as we begin with a foundation of monochromatic exercises, and then…

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$395

Beyond Plein Air

July 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill

Beyond Plein Air Christopher Volpe July 7-11 This workshop pushes beyond imitation of nature and will explore the expressive use of design and color and how to broaden your perceptual skills. The goal will be to create work that is authentically your own. Many exercises will be assigned to help align your creative process your subjective responses to nature. Students will be asked to consider painting as “the practice of interiority”. Work by Rembrandt, Monet, Van Gogh, Cezanne, Redon, Corot,…

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High School Teachers’ Professional Development Workshop

July 7 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
National Marine Life Center,
120 Main Street, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532 United States

High School Teachers’ Professional Development Workshop: From Land to Sea: Integrating Science and Engineering Practices Into Your High School Curriculum This one-week professional development institute for high school educators combines content and skill development sessions taught by scientists, content specialists and professional educators. Institute partners include the Museum Institute for Teaching Science, National Marine Life Center, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Investigate the connections between marine science, engineering, and literacy as you explore investigations to bring the…

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$60

All About Chickens

July 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill

All About Chickens Sharyn Lindsay I grew up watching my grandmother fold up her apron filled to the edge with bird seed and walked along side of her while she scattered feed hither and yon. I gathered fresh eggs and was compelled to have my own brood of chickens once I had my own home. Much to my delight, I have hatched, fed, and raised chickens for the past 10 years and will teach you that keeping chickens is an…

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June 2014
$395

Beginning Oil Painting

June 30 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill

Beginning Oil Painting Cammie Watson June 30-July 3 In this course students will have a chance to really explore. We will touch on form, line, composition, values, color theory, and techniques with brush and palette knife. I will do a few demonstrations but students will be encouraged to pursue their own personal style and interests. Cammie Watson is a third generation painter, author, and illustrator who has received honors from Kirkus Reviews, the Golden Book Club, Reading Rainbow, and the…

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$175

Fin to Fillet on a Boat!

June 30 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill

Fin to Fillet on a Boat! Joe Francis Come experience all there is to catching fish and then you’ll learn how to filet your fish as well! When you come aboard the Nauset, everything will be taken care of, from bait and tackle to instruction on how to use it. Fishing poles are provided or guests can use their own equipment and fishing tackle for every species of fish and every experience of angler will be available. Whether you’re an…

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$465

Conversations with Self, the Work & Other Subjective Environments

June 30 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill

Conversations with Self, the Work & Other Subjective Environments Bernd Haussmann June 30-July 3 The most important endeavor for any artist is to find an authentic way to express themselves with the intent to improve one’s ability to access creative resources. In a collaborative dialogue, students will explore what they feel strongly about in order to share that concern with others through their art work. Each student will explore how to use visual imagery as a means to communicate, tapping…

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