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February 2019

$95

Watercolor: Photo Inspiration

February 19 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Tuesday, until March 12.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: February 15
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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Historic Academy Theatre, Academy Historic Theatre, Lynchburg

Historic Theatre Happy Hour Tour

February 19 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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Spend an evening at the beautifully restored Historic Academy Theatre for a behind the scenes tour of the historic venue, paired with happy hour drink specials and live music performed by local artists.   Historic Theatre Happy Hour Tours are free to attend. Drink specials include $2.00 drafts and $4.00 wine. Tours will begin at 6:00pm and run on a 30-minute schedule.   This free event is capped to 200 attendees.   Please note: Tours will involve the use of stairs, accommodations can be made for those unable to use the stairs.     Sponsored By:       Parking:   Parking is available on-site and throughout downtown Lynchburg. The parking map above shows all of the free public and paid parking available. In addition, street parking is also available on most streets.   View Parking Map   Please note: If attending an event or performance after 5pm or on weekends, Lot 2 (Pacific Life Lot) and Lot 12 (Regional Business Alliance) are free and open to for public use. We suggest utilizing these lots, which are closest to the Academy Center of the Arts and within walking distance.

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Stephen Sondheim’s ‘Follies’ Auditions

February 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Joy & Lynch Christian Warehouse Theatre, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Academy Center of the Arts, Historic Academy Theatre

The Academy Center of the Arts is excited to announce that the first Community Through Theatre production in its recently opened Historic Academy Theatre will be Stephen Sondheim’s groundbreaking musical, <em>Follies</em>.  Scheduled to be performed in 2019 on May 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, and 19, the rarely-produced play is considered to be one of Sondheim’s greatest shows.   The Academy has assembled an experienced creative team to lead this project. Former EC Glass Theatre teacher Jim Ackley will direct the show. Randall Speer, Music Department chair at Randolph College, will be Music Director. Stephen Sondheim’s Follies will be choreographed by Rena Lindevaldsen, and Tyler Herron, the Technical Director for the Academy, will be the Scenic and Lighting Designer.   Auditions for Stephen Sondheim’s <em>Follies </em>will be held on Sunday, February 17, 2019 from 2:00pm – 6:00pm and Tuesday, February 19, 2019, from 6:00pm – 9:00pm in the Academy’s Warehouse Theatre, 519 Commerce St.  Auditions will include singing, reading, and a dance combination. Auditions will be open to all actors of varying ages and ethnicities. Persons interested in trying out do not have to attend both audition days.   For more information, contact our Box Office at (434) 846-8499.

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$140

Introduction to Kiln Fired Glass X

February 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm / Each Tuesday, until March 12.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: February 17
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

Acquire glass cutting skills and learn the basics of firing and slumping while creating projects in glass. Possible projects include sun catchers, bowls, vases and many others. SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75. REFUND POLICY 1. Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 2. 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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$90

Painting with Oils (late winter)

February 19 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Tuesday, until March 12.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: February 15
Ages: 15+

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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$90

Still Life: Drawing or Painting

February 20 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Wednesday, until March 13.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: February 18
Ages: 15+

INSTRUCTOR: Rosalie Day White Students will study still life set-ups to learn how to see the visual world in terms of color relationships, shadows, light, and quality of edges. Composition, creating light effects, volume, and atmosphere will be discussed in group critiques. All mediums are welcome, bring your own supplies. ____________________________________________________________ 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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$65

Kids Clayworks: Hand Building for Kids!

February 20 @ 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm / Each Wednesday, until March 13.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: February 19
Ages: 5-10

Children will learn hand building techniques from instructor Anna Ellis. Students will make a Tea pot, 4 cups, 4 saucers. Last Class for glazing. Let your child learn the pottery process from start to finish. REFUND POLICY 1. Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 2. 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 Painting II

February 20 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm / Each Wednesday, until March 13.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: February 18
Ages: 8 - 13

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. While this class is perfect for beginners who are seeking to learn the fundamentals of painting, the lessons and projects will be geared toward individual skill and interest levels and is suitable for intermediate to advanced art students. Students will learn the basics of color theory, proper application of paint, and fundamentals of composition and design. 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. Supplies are provided but previous students may be asked to purchase canvases.

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$95

Principles of Drawing II

February 20 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Wednesday, until March 13.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: February 18
Ages: 14+

While this class is designed for beginner to advanced students who are seeking to express themselves through art while learning and building upon the basic principles and foundations of drawing, including grades of paper and pencils, light and shadow, and perspective. Basic life drawing and understanding of the human anatomy will be introduced by using wood figure models, photographs, and other reference materials. Students will work on drawing the skeletal and muscular structures of the human body and will gain an understanding of proportion, scale, and foreshortening. 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. Students will be encouraged to produce at least one illustration that will be matted and suitable for framing. ____________________________________________________________ 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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$45

Painting Basics (ages 3-5)

February 21 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm / Each Thursday, until March 14.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: February 18
Ages: 3-5

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. 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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