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Art Classes & Workshops

Hand Drums

Afro-Puerto Rican Bomba

with Chris Rodriguez & Clara Diaz

Mondays & Wednesdays

April 29 - May 22, 2024

from 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

 

Ritmos, Raíces, y Ramas is a drumming, dance, and wellness program. Instructors Chris Rodriguez and Clara Díaz will use the essential instruments (barril, maraca, and cuás) and rhythms (sicá, yubá, cuembé, etc.) of Afro-Puerto Rican bomba to teach about mental and social well-being. Students will not just learn how to drum and dance; they will also learn about batey, a Puerto Rican word that refers to both a drumming circle and its social space. Through group drumming and dance, students will learn what it means to connect to oneself and to create and sustain a supportive, harmonious community

Classes are free & materials will be provided (you also may bring your own)

*This course is for ages 16+ / Space is limited

Please call or email pcarts@passaiccountynj.org

to reserve.

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Hand Sewing Class (Youth)

with Vivian Burns

Fridays, May 3 - June 28, 2024

from 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

 

This course is aimed at children wishing to learn how to sew. 

Classes are free & materials will be provided (you also may bring your own)

*This course is for children in grades 1st thru 3rd*

Please call or email pcarts@passaiccountynj.org

to reserve.

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Sewing Machine Class (Youth)

with Vivian Burns

Fridays, May 3 - June 28, 2024

from 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

 

This course is aimed at children to learn how to sew. 

Classes are free & materials will be provided including the sewing machine (you also may bring your own)

*This course is for ages 8-12*

Please call or email pcarts@passaiccountynj.org

to reserve.

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Sewing Machine Class (Adults)

with Vivian Burns

Fridays, May 3 - June 28, 2024

from 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

 

This course is aimed at adults wishing to learn how to sew. Students will learn the techniques appropriate for the successful completion of their chosen project.

Classes are free & materials will be provided (as well as use of sewing machines)

This course is for Adults 16+

Please call or email pcarts@passaiccountynj.org

to reserve.

Art Class

Professional Development: Making it as an Artist & Navigating the Art World

with Paul Leibow

Wednesdays, May 29 - July 10, 2024

from 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

 

This course focuses on getting your artwork into galleries, navigating the art world, and earning a living as an artist. Receive in-class critiques and guidance from a working artist whose artworks have been selected for publications, and exhibitions, by curators from the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum, and the
Metropolitan Museum of Art. Students are encouraged to bring in original works of art for discussion.

This course is for Adults 18+ that are students studying visual arts, or early to mi-career visual artists.

Please call or email pcarts@passaiccountynj.org

to reserve.

Living Room Sketch

Drawing Class (Adults)

with Paul Leibow

Wednesdays, May 29 - July 10, 2024

from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

 

This course will develop drawing techniques required for stronger skill-sets in students' personal style. It will also assist in developing fundamentals of drawing the human figure in various mediums.

Classes are free & materials will be provided. All experience levels welcomed. (You can bring your own supplies as well.)

This course is for Adults 18+

Please call or email pcarts@passaiccountynj.org

to reserve.

Sewing Machine

Sewing Mini Summer Camp

(Youth)

with Vivian Burns

July 29 - August 2, 2024

from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 

In this camp students will learn how to sew on a sewing machine. they will learn the foundational skills for successful machine sewing. projects include a patch pillow, cross body bag and pajama shorts. 

Classes are free & materials will be provided (as well as use of sewing machines)

This course is for children ages 8-13

Please call or email pcarts@passaiccountynj.org

to reserve.

NOTE: If a student registers for both sewing and jewelry sessions and stays on site, the instructor will remain on site during lunch break. Students must bring their own lunch. Instructor provides snacks.

Making a Necklace

Jewelry Making

Mini Summer Camp

(Youth)

with Vivian Burns

July 29 - August 2, 2024

from 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

 

in this camp students will learn how to create unique items for jewelry: bracelets, earrings, necklaces for themselves, friends and family. students will learn how to use pliers, wire and various findings. 

Classes are free & materials will be provided.

This course is for children ages 8-13

Please call or email pcarts@passaiccountynj.org

to reserve.

NOTE: If a student registers for both sewing and jewelry sessions and stays on site, the instructor will remain on site during lunch break. Students must bring their own lunch. Instructor provides snacks.

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