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March 2020

$150

Monday Independent Studio

March 16 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Monday, until May 4.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: March 14
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

FOR EXPERIENCED POTTERS looking for studio time without instruction. Have access to pottery wheels, tools, glazes, and firing and work at your own pace. Must have two years previous experience in pottery.  Includes a 25 lb. bag of clay with registration.     On Wednesday, our organization released a statement regarding the additional measures our staff is taking towards the potential impact of COVID-19 in our community.Today, in the interest of the health and welfare of our patrons, staff, volunteers, and performers, the Academy Center of the Arts has canceled all public performances through April 15, 2020.This decision is in line with public health guidelines regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus), as well as by the urgence of local and state authorities to limit large public events, effective immediately. While it’s disappointing to cancel upcoming events, we look forward to coming together again as a community when the time is right.At this time, our educational classes are also being suspended for the next two weeks, following an executive order by Governor Ralph Northam on March 13, 2020, in conjunction with the policies of the Lynchburg City School systems. Eduction participants will be updated as the situation evolves.Our gallery spaces will remain open during this time. Would you consider turning the value of your…

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$200

Pottery Basics and Beyond

March 16 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Monday, until May 4.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: March 14
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

Ready to try your hand at the potter’s wheel? There will be helpful demonstrations and lots of hands-on time in this session. You will be learning the basics of wheel throwing, hand building, and surface decoration in this fun and casual class, taught by instructor Kim Clarke. You will get some tips and tricks that will help you create some beautiful pottery! This is a great way for you to take a break and explore your creative side in this fun introduction to clay. No experience needed! Tuition includes a 25 lb. bag of clay and glaze and firing costs.     On Wednesday, our organization released a statement regarding the additional measures our staff is taking towards the potential impact of COVID-19 in our community.Today, in the interest of the health and welfare of our patrons, staff, volunteers, and performers, the Academy Center of the Arts has canceled all public performances through April 15, 2020.This decision is in line with public health guidelines regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus), as well as by the urgence of local and state authorities to limit large public events, effective immediately. While it’s disappointing to cancel upcoming events, we look forward to coming together again as a community when the time is right.At this…

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$200

Clay Directions

March 17 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Tuesday, until May 5.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: March 15
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

This class asks the big question : What do you want to make? Is it functional or sculptural? Are you interested in wheel throwing or handbuilding? Are you not sure how to even begin to answer those questions but have a desire to work with clay? Then let instructor Justin Rice help you find your way in the clay studio. This class is open to all skill levels, from the first time beginner to the advanced maker. Expand your knowledge and explore the possibilities of working with clay through personal projects and experimentation.     On Wednesday, our organization released a statement regarding the additional measures our staff is taking towards the potential impact of COVID-19 in our community.Today, in the interest of the health and welfare of our patrons, staff, volunteers, and performers, the Academy Center of the Arts has canceled all public performances through April 15, 2020.This decision is in line with public health guidelines regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus), as well as by the urgence of local and state authorities to limit large public events, effective immediately. While it’s disappointing to cancel upcoming events, we look forward to coming together again as a community when the time is right.At this time, our educational classes are also being suspended…

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$200

Beginning & Intermediate Pottery

March 17 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Tuesday, until May 5.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: March 15
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

For beginning and intermediate students with instructor Justin Rice. Introduction to and focusing on wheel throwing and incorporating some hand building and glazing techniques, with advanced technique instruction for returning students. Tuition includes a 25 lb. bag of clay and glaze and firing costs.     On Wednesday, our organization released a statement regarding the additional measures our staff is taking towards the potential impact of COVID-19 in our community.Today, in the interest of the health and welfare of our patrons, staff, volunteers, and performers, the Academy Center of the Arts has canceled all public performances through April 15, 2020.This decision is in line with public health guidelines regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus), as well as by the urgence of local and state authorities to limit large public events, effective immediately. While it’s disappointing to cancel upcoming events, we look forward to coming together again as a community when the time is right.At this time, our educational classes are also being suspended for the next two weeks, following an executive order by Governor Ralph Northam on March 13, 2020, in conjunction with the policies of the Lynchburg City School systems. Eduction participants will be updated as the situation evolves.Our gallery spaces will remain open during this time. Would you consider turning the…

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$200

Clay Exploration

March 18 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Wednesday, until May 6.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: March 16
Ages: 15+

Is there an idea you have in your head, bud don’t quite know how to pull it off?  Receive expert instruction from Kim Clarke or work independently.  Bring your own ideas for projects. Demonstrations will be tailored to reflect each student’s individual needs and goals.  Combined with personalized feedback from the instructor, this class will help you to make remarkable strides in your abilities to express yourself through clay.  For beginners and experienced potters! Tuition includes a 25 lb. bag of clay and glaze and firing costs.     On Wednesday, our organization released a statement regarding the additional measures our staff is taking towards the potential impact of COVID-19 in our community.Today, in the interest of the health and welfare of our patrons, staff, volunteers, and performers, the Academy Center of the Arts has canceled all public performances through April 15, 2020.This decision is in line with public health guidelines regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus), as well as by the urgence of local and state authorities to limit large public events, effective immediately. While it’s disappointing to cancel upcoming events, we look forward to coming together again as a community when the time is right.At this time, our educational classes are also being suspended for the next two weeks, following…

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$200

Intermediate & Advanced Hand Building

March 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Wednesday, until May 6.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: March 16
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

Intermediate and more advanced students will learn hand building techniques with teacher Anna Ellis. Advanced students will continue to develop independent work supplemented with a demonstration each class. Demonstrations will cover use of under glazes, utilizing different techniques in a single piece, hand building larger, and complex forms. Students will be encouraged to develop a style with personal distinction motifs in order to complete a body of work by the end of the class.  Tuition includes a 25 lb. bag of clay and glaze and firing costs.     On Wednesday, our organization released a statement regarding the additional measures our staff is taking towards the potential impact of COVID-19 in our community.Today, in the interest of the health and welfare of our patrons, staff, volunteers, and performers, the Academy Center of the Arts has canceled all public performances through April 15, 2020.This decision is in line with public health guidelines regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus), as well as by the urgence of local and state authorities to limit large public events, effective immediately. While it’s disappointing to cancel upcoming events, we look forward to coming together again as a community when the time is right.At this time, our educational classes are also being suspended for the next two weeks, following…

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$150

Thursday Independent Studio

March 19 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Thursday, until May 7.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: March 17
Ages: 15+

FOR EXPERIENCED POTTERS looking for studio time without instruction. Have access to pottery wheels, tools, glazes and firing and work at your own pace. Must have two years previous experience in pottery.  Includes a 25 lb. bag of clay with registration.     On Wednesday, our organization released a statement regarding the additional measures our staff is taking towards the potential impact of COVID-19 in our community.Today, in the interest of the health and welfare of our patrons, staff, volunteers, and performers, the Academy Center of the Arts has canceled all public performances through April 15, 2020.This decision is in line with public health guidelines regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus), as well as by the urgence of local and state authorities to limit large public events, effective immediately. While it’s disappointing to cancel upcoming events, we look forward to coming together again as a community when the time is right.At this time, our educational classes are also being suspended for the next two weeks, following an executive order by Governor Ralph Northam on March 13, 2020, in conjunction with the policies of the Lynchburg City School systems. Eduction participants will be updated as the situation evolves.Our gallery spaces will remain open during this time. Would you consider turning the value of your…

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CANCELED: Amherst Habitat for Humanity Presents: Bluegrass: Working on a Building 2020

March 21 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Amherst Habitat for Humanity Presents: Bluegrass: Working on a Building 2020   This event has been canceled in response to the recent Executive Order by Governor Northam, made on March 30, 2020, which bans gatherings of 10 or more people. Patrons with tickets to this performance will be contacted with regard to refund options.          

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CANCELED: Opera on the James Presents: The Barber of Seville

March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Opera on the James Presents: The Barber of Seville   This event has been canceled in response to the recent Executive Order by Governor Northam, made on March 30, 2020, which bans gatherings of 10 or more people. Patrons with tickets to this performance will be contacted with regard to refund options.      

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CANCELED: Opera on the James Presents: The Barber of Seville

March 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Opera on the James Presents: The Barber of Seville   This event has been canceled in response to the recent Executive Order by Governor Northam, made on March 30, 2020, which bans gatherings of 10 or more people. Patrons with tickets to this performance will be contacted with regard to refund options.      

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AN IMPORTANT NOTE FROM THE ACADEMY

IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19, THE ACADEMY CENTER OF THE ARTS HAS POSTPONED ALL PERFORMANCES AND EDUCATIONAL OFFERINGS THROUGH MAY 16, 2020. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON CANCELATIONS, POSTPONEMENTS, AND MORE, PLEASE SEE THE LINK BELOW.