The Alliance for the Arts has announced an expanded programming schedule for the 2013-14 Education Season. Featuring a wide variety of classes and workshops, the Alliance's experienced instructors will lead youth and adults as they explore the visual and performing arts, with classes on diverse topics including drawing and painting, fused glass, fiber, photography and even yoga.
"And for the first time ever it is now possible to register for all Alliance classes & workshops online at www.ArtInLee.org!" the Alliance is quick to add.
Upcoming in September are classes in Fine Art Acrylics, Painting Studio, Expressive Landscape Painting, Drawing from Observation, Intro to Fused Glass, Batik Workshop, Yoga at Work and DSLR Operation. Young artists can try their hand at Modern Painting, Paper Mache, Mixed Media: Eco Art, The Amazing Science of Art, The School of High Drama, Piano and Guitar.
Class descriptions and instructor bios are available on the Alliance website.
"So broaden your horizons this fall by trying something new and joining the engaged Alliance community," urges the Alliance.
Consider an Alliance membership today to receive 20% off all classes, as well as many other benefits including exhibition opportunities and gift shop and ticket discounts. For more information or to register for a class online, please visit ArtInLee.org or call 239-939-2787.
The Alliance for the Arts proudly supports artists and arts organizations in our area as the state designated Local Arts Agency for Lee County. The Alliance for the Arts galleries and gift shop are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to 1:00 on Saturdays. The Alliance is located at 10091 McGregor Boulevard, just south of Colonial Boulevard.
On view through August 31 is Mask, a members only exhibition that affords nearly 100 artistic interpretations of the way in which masks cover, conceal, and protect the wearer and befuddle, confuse and confound the beholder. It's definitely a must-see show.