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April 2019

$55

Painting Basics

April 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm / Each Thursday, until May 16.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: April 21
Ages: 5-8

INSTRUCTOR: Michelline Hall Let your young artist come create artwork they will be proud of for years to come! This class will focus on the basics of painting including color theory, mixing colors, and paint application. Students will use different painting methods and a variety of materials to create unique works of art. All supplies are included.

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Academy Center of the Arts, Historic Academy Theatre

Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest Presents: Jefferson & Adams, On Stage And In Conversation

April 27 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest Presents: Jefferson & Adams, On Stage And In Conversation     Written by Howard Ginsberg and based on his original play, this is the story of the turbulent 52-year friendship of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and Adams’ wife, Abigail.  Based on the collection of letters between these prolific founding fathers – and one equally astute wife – the play fuses compelling political thoughts with passionate personal beliefs.  By focusing on the unique relationship between the characters and the spirit of the time, the play reveals each of the three as thoughtful, persevering, dedicated, innovative, relevant – and human.   Tickets include a pre-performance reception beginning at 6:30 PM.   Students ages 17 and under and college students with active college IDs may purchase student tickets.   Please note: This performance is not an Academy Center of the Arts’ production.     Tickets:   Students: $20.00 Adults: $44.00   To view our seating map for the Historic Academy of Music Theatre, click here.   For more information or to purchase tickets to this performance, contact our Box Office at (434) 846-8499.     Parking:   Parking is available on-site and throughout downtown Lynchburg. The parking map…

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Palates and Palettes

April 28 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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Palates and Palettes A Fundraiser to benefit the Academy Center of the Arts     The Palates and Palettes fundraiser returns to the Academy Center of the Arts this April, but with a twist!   Ticket holders will be able to engage in experiential art and culture at four Academy campus locations. You can hone your improv skills on the Historic Stage, watch a painting come to life in the Harrington Galleries, take part in a photo reveal in our new lobby, and enjoy live music in our outdoor courtyard. Each location and activity will be paired with food and beverage tastings to create a cohesive cultural experience.   Tickets include access to the event, food and beverage tastings, and each experience. Non-drinking tickets do not include alcoholic beverage tastings.   Art & Tasting Stations: Station 1: Live bluegrass music and chainsaw art demonstrations in the Historic Theatre Courtyard, paired with BBQ by Fifth & Federal Station and bourbon tastings Station 2: An Improv comedy workshop on the Historic Theatre stage, paired with Mediterranean Food by Tahini’s and martini tastings Station 3: A live painting demo by local artist Arnulfo Jacinto in the Harrington Gallery Building, paired with a Grazing…

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$95

Watercolor: Photo Inspiration

April 30 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Tuesday, until May 21.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: March 23
Ages: 18+

INSTRUCTOR: Solly Blank This class is for students with previous watercolor experience. There will be demonstrations and class projects as well as students working on projects of their choosing. Bring photos with any subject matter to class for inspiration! Supply List for Watercolor Solly Blank ____________________________________________________________ SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75.

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May 2019

$65

Kids Clayworks: Under the Big Top

May 1 @ 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm / Each Wednesday, until May 22.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: April 30
Ages: 6-10

Students will make circus related projects: Elephant vase, Top Hat mug, Big top tent covered dish, and Lion soap dish Instructor is Anna Ellis REFUND POLICY Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 85% of class fees will be refunded if you cancel a week or more before the start of class.  If the withdrawal notice is received within one week (7 days) of the class’s first meeting, then there are no refunds issued. PHOTO POLICY The Academy Center of the Arts may use photos of students taken during class or events for any marketing promotions including print, web, social media, and video productions.  If you or your child wish to not be included please inform the instructor with written notice at the first meeting. Crowd scenes or group photos are exempt.

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$75

PreTeen Beginner Painting

May 1 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm / Each Wednesday, until May 22.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: April 28
Ages: 8-13
preteen painting

INSTRUCTOR: Arnulfo Jacinto In this class, students will have the opportunity to express themselves through art while building upon the basic principles and foundations of painting. The class will include lecture and demonstration. This class is designed for beginners who are seeking to learn the fundamentals of painting, and the lessons and projects will be geared toward individual skill and interest levels. Because each student is unique, projects may be altered, and one-on-one instruction will be given to suit each student’s skills, talents, knowledge, and interest level. Intermediate to Advanced students may register to use this class as studio time, with limited instruction.

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$75

PreTeen Intermediate/Advanced Painting

May 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm / Each Wednesday, until May 22.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: April 28
Ages: 8 - 14

INSTRUCTOR: Arnulfo Jacinto *PREREQUISITE OF ONE SESSION (4-CLASSES) OF BEGINNER PAINTING This class is taught by Arnulfo “Arnold” Jacinto, who has years of experience as both an educator and professional artist. In this class, students will have the opportunity to express themselves through art while building upon the basic principles and foundations of painting. This class is suitable for intermediate to advanced painting students who have attended at least one session (4-classes) of beginner painting. Students will be taught the principles of color theory, how to apply color theory for practical uses, composition & design, and style & technique. Students will have the opportunity to choose their own subject matter for paintings but will be encouraged to implement specific principles from previous classes, including the use of complementary colors and painting without black paint. Because each student is unique, projects may be given to suit each student’s skills, talents, knowledge, and interest level. Although supplies are included, students will be encouraged to bring larger canvases and to consider purchasing their own advanced student or professional grade brushes. Students may also be given opportunities to be involved in art shows, when available. Students may also register for the Beginner Painting class…

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Academy Center of the Arts, Historic Academy Theatre

Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra Presents: Dvorak’s New World Symphony

May 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra Presents: Dvorak's New World Symphony     The first half of the concert features the LSO performing two familiar movie themes composed by John Williams. Visit new worlds through Flight to Neverland (from Hook) and Adventures on Earth (from E.T.)   The Jefferson Choral Society will also perform three numbers starting with Homeward Bound, followed by the familiar folk tune Shenandoah. The third selection includes You’ll Never Walk Alone and Climb Every Mountain, which is a medley of famous pieces from two different musicals. Baritone Philip Bouknight will be the featured soloist.   The second half of the concert will be Antonin Dvořák’s best known work, New World Symphony, which was premiered in 1893 in Carnegie Hall. Inspired by Native American and African-American musical features, it was Dvořák’s desire to create a new national style of music for the U.S.     Please Note: This is a production of the Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra.     Tickets:   Tier 3: $25.00 Tier 2: $31.00 Tier 1: $36.00 Box Seats: $54.00 Student or Child: $15.00 off any seat   To view our seating map for the Historic Academy of Music Theatre, click here.   For more information or to purchase tickets to this performance, contact our Box Office at (434) 846-8499.…

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$30

Watercolor Loose Flowers

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm / Each Saturday, until May 4.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: May 1
Ages: 16+

INSTRUCTOR: Laura Watts In this class we will explore the free and inspired techniques of loose watercolor painting. Using florals as our subject, we will create a truly inspired work of art. Come and enjoy this relaxing, no pressure style painting experience! No experience needed. All supplies are included.

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$90

Painting with Oils (late spring)

May 7 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Tuesday, until May 28.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: May 5
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

INSTRUCTOR: Rosalie Day White Don’t be afraid to try a new medium! Students with varying skill levels will learn how to paint with oils and/or acrylics in this 6 week class. Work with still life, landscapes and the figure. Exercises and critiques will cover such basics as color, value, shape, and composition with an emphasis on “the process of seeing”. Supply List for Oil Painting Rosalie Day White ____________________________________________________________ SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75.

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