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IS183 Art School of the Berkshires

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13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
413-298-5252 http://is183.org

July 2017

Teen Tuesdays: Jewelry Making

July 11, 2017 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Want to make a beaded necklace, bracelet, or pair of earrings? Come learn the basics of simple tools and materials in jewelry-making as we cover differences in beading pins, ear wires and clasps and techniques like threading, wire bending and crimping. You will make a few one-of-a-kind keepsake jewelry pieces! Class at the Lichtenstein Center, Pittsfield.

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Meet the Artist: Paula Shalan

July 20, 2017 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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A faculty artist with IS183 for 20 years, Paula Shalan's ceramic pieces are hand built from white earthenware, and then brushed with terra sigilatta (a fine clay slip) before being fired in hardwood shavings. She will share with us some of her process, her attention to the surface and perception of light on her pieces, as well as more generally how her interest in nature becomes imbued in her work.

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Teen Tuesdays: Comic Central

July 25, 2017 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Let’s make comics! We will do multiple fun, inspiring exercises using different prompts, experimenting with various lengths and formats. You will take away at least one full one-page comic that is in final form. No drawing experience needed! Class as the Litchenstein Center, Pittsfield.

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August 2017

Teen Tuesdays: Funky Photography

August 8, 2017 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Come into the studio and try your hand at a new technique or medium in the arts! Explore the alternative photography processes that give name to those awesome Instagram filters. Each student will walk away with two unusual light-recording devices: a working matchbox pinhole camera and a solargraph camera.

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Intensive! The Alternative Vessel

August 21, 2017 @ 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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This intensive, hands-on, week of exploration will up-end any ideas you might have of what a vessel "should" look like. We will experiment with scale, breaking up the form, and playing with the surface as we approach the concept and creation of receptacles in truly innovative ways. This workshop is designed for those with some ability to manipulate and make forms on the wheel who are ready and curious to break conventions and develop their personal stylistic imprint. We will…

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Art Aviary

August 21, 2017 @ 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Explore birds with us this week! We'll get to know birds better through multiple projects, such as sculpting a bird out of clay, making art with natural feather brushes, and creating kinetic art inspired by the movement of wings. We will create 2D responses to famous mythologies and stories featuring birds, such as the Mayan creator god Quetzal or the WW2 Fighter Pigeons. Each day we will build onto our coil birdhouse, constructing a workable, outdoor base for our feathered…

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Intensive! A Study in Color

August 21, 2017 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Using color effectively requires understanding the complex interaction of intensity, value and temperature. This week long intensive will introduce concepts of each characteristic, considering each one in isolation using color studies and exercises to solidify our understanding. We'll also paint some simple compositions to help illustrate the complex interactions of the three. This class will provide a solid understanding of a very complex subject and a base from which to grow your color language. Take 10% off this class if…

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Intensive! Heat Transfer Monoprints and Collages

August 21, 2017 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Using hand irons and a dry-mount press participants will transfer images and color onto printmaking paper. This unique process utilizes color copier toners to create layered abstract works full of texture, organic forms and saturated color. With the possibility of creating endless variations, this class is a great base for experimenting and requires absolutely no experience in art-making. Take 10% off this class if you finalize your registration 3 or more weeks before the start date.

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Teen Tuesdays: Manipulating Leather

August 22, 2017 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Come into the studio and try your hand at a new technique or medium in the arts! Every meeting a new faculty artist will introduce a project from start to finish. You will explore cutting, marking, stamping and threading leather as you make a leather cuff or ID tag (for travel and more!) Be ready for some hammering fun! Class at Lichtenstein Center, Pittsfield.

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September 2017

Basketweaving In Clay

September 17, 2017 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Learn to create unique woven clay baskets with Gail and Phil Sellers and experience a presentation, demonstration, instruction, and create your own basket. Designed for advanced beginner level and beyond, this workshop will cover dies for extruding, clay preparation, types of molds to use and design. Forms can be provided to use the day or you are welcome to bring your own molds. We will discuss stains and glazes, glazing of your pieces are to be done on your own.…

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Modeling the Self-Portrait in Clay

September 25, 2017 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Join us to study the human figure in a uniquely hands-on opportunity throughout this Intensive!  This workshop is designed to give you a better understanding of how to construct the head in the third dimension and to investigate some of the issues surrounding the self-portrait bust in sculpture. Create a life-size portrait bust in clay, focusing on accurate observation and transferring that information as realistically as possible to your sculpture. This experience will increase your eye/hand coordination and help you…

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October 2017

Arts Night Out: Wrap That Metal

October 13, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Join us to make a set of earrings with a wrapped metal strand! We will use a unique approach to manipulate wire into multiple strands of a chosen shape, such as a square or teardrop. Adding some small beadwork into our loops will add color and texture to our creations. This fun, hands-on workshop is a great introduction to making wearable art and trying your hand at a different technique.

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Wrap That Metal

October 13, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$35 – $40

Join us to make a set of earrings with a wrapped metal strand! We will use a unique approach to manipulate wire into multiple strands of a chosen shape, such as a square or teardrop. Adding some small beadwork into our loops will add color and texture to our creations. This fun, hands-on workshop is a great introduction to making wearable art and trying your hand at a different technique.

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Drop-in Figure Drawing Studio

October 16, 2017 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Monday, repeating until May 28, 2018

IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$15

Drop-ins Welcome! As a service to practicing artists and a complement to other course work for IS183 students, this drop-in open studio provides ongoing access to a live model, working in both short and long poses. Please bring your own materials.

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Paint Fast, Bold and Loose

October 21, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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If you are concentrating too much on small details at the expense of a bolder, more dramatic outcome, this step-by-step workshop will help you to learn what to paint and more importantly, what to leave out! In this workshop, with acclaimed workshop facilitator Patti Mollica learn how to loosen up and apply your paint in a gestural, painterly manner. A full explanation of materials, methods, and painting demonstrations will introduce topics such as using a value sketch, working with bigger…

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November 2017

Getting to Gratitude

November 6, 2017 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Monday, repeating until November 20, 2017

IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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In this season of thanks, let's take some time at the start of the week to recognize the grace in our lives. Writing prompts and exercises will lead us to recognize daily learnable and teachable moments, and enter a deeper level of gratitude- just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday. Open to all levels, to non-writers and writers, this shared time together will open some new paths in your thinking and in your writing.

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Multi-Day Intensive! Shooting the (Holiday) Portrait

November 7, 2017 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until November 9, 2017

IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Family get-togethers? Growing grandchildren? New friends and family? This hands-on class will help you tackle making successful portraits of the people in your life. All levels welcome; technical and visual feedback will be catered to the level of each student.

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December 2017

Sundays in the Studio: Clay & Cookies

December 10, 2017 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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It’s that cookie platter time of year! Join us in the studios to make one from slab clay, learning basic handbuilding techniques in the process. You will then decorate your piece using stamps, marks and glazes. Your platter will be ready for pick-up about 10 days after the workshop

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Clay & Cookies

December 10, 2017 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$50 – $65

It’s that cookie platter time of year! Join us in the studios to make one from slab clay, learning basic hand-building techniques in the process. You will then decorate your piece using stamps, marks and glazes. Your platter will be ready for pick-up about 10 days after the workshop.

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Comics Studio: Holiday Pop-Up

December 17, 2017 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$40 – $55

It's the holiday season, a period full of rich material for comics! Join us for a one-time workshop to explore graphic storytelling, create short comics, and share with others while discovering your creative voice. Tell a family story, make a mini comic as a gift, or just release stress as we process together. Experimentation, play, and insights are assured. No drawing or writing experience necessary. Just bring your self, pens, paper, an open mind, and a desire to tell a…

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January 2018

Sundays in the Studios: Printing Together

January 21, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Let’s get printing, from stamps to monoprints, on all sorts of surfaces- including tshirts! We will discover the processes involved, design stamps and see the magic of rolling ink and lifting plates to reveal the images we have created.

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Family Sunday Studios! Printing Together

January 21, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Let’s get printing, from stamps to monoprints, on all sorts of surfaces- including tshirts! We will discover the processes involved, design stamps and see the magic of rolling ink and lifting plates to reveal the images we have created.

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Teen Tuesday: Zine & Flash Tattoos!

January 23, 2018 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Come make your own handcrafted magazines and learn how to draw tattoos! Zine making is a great way to produce new and alternative works of art and design. Hang out, take photos, create line drawings (of flash tattoos and more) Xerox or clip some images and write some text- then assemble it all in zines.

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February 2018

Arts Night Out: Six-Word Memoirs on Love and Heartbreak

February 9, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$35 – $40

Less is more, as they say. Perhaps this is why Ernest Hemingway once wrote a story in just six words and called it his best work. In this light-hearted workshop we’ll look at tales from the popular Six-Word Memoirs series and compose our own. Warning: this writing practice is highly addictive! More artful than a tweet; less complicated than a sonnet. In honor of St. Valentine.

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March 2018

Collagraph What?!

March 9, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$45 – $50

Come make unique prints made from everyday materials! The collagraphy process creates print from textures that have been collaged on a rigid base. It is incredibly accessible, fast, and is a super introduction to the larger world of printmaking.

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Sundays in the Studio – Let’s Gogh

March 18, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Vincent Van Gogh will be our inspiration today as we swirl paint and create collages that celebrate color, shapes and textures. After looking at some examples of his work, we will be touching, dripping, layering and playing with materials all afternoon!

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April 2018

Arts Night Out: Painting with Light

April 13, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$35 – $40

Top off this week with a new creative outlet: Painting with Light! We will make photographic images where streaks of light create forms of their own, recognizable or not- depending on your creative wishes. We will illuminate spaces indoors during long exposures, exploring moving the light source or the camera to get different effects. Any camera welcome, including smart phones and tablets. Come play and learn more about light- and your camera!

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Sundays in the Studios – Family Comics

April 22, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Graphic stories are a great bridge linking adult and child storytelling approaches. Come and brainstorm a story to be told visually, and express it through simple comics. We will create mini comics or single panels, and share our stories with the group. No experience required; just come and tell a story together using words and images! At MCLA's Design Lab, North Adams.

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May 2018

Sundays in the Studios – Paper Pop-Ups

May 6, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Let’s create cards, characters, and more with pop-up effects that bring paper into a magical 3D world! We’ll have fun designing our special projects and then cutting and pasting them to bring them to life. All sorts of levels of projects will be presented. At the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, Pittsfield.

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Arts Night Out – Make a Mark

May 11, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$35 – $40

Let’s create some spontaneous drawings! We’ll experiment with wacky, relaxed approaches that will produce loose and unusual results- imagine drawing using your hands dipped in powdered charcoal, or with ink attached at the end of a 3 foot long stick. We will laugh, discover, and share together the magic of the medium!

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Camp Kitchykinky Gala

May 19, 2018 @ 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Infamous for unrestrained creativity and featuring artist-achieved adornments and accoutrements, dining provisions, and a "so bad it's good" dance floor, IS183’s annual gala raises funds for the Berkshires’ visual arts school providing artmaking experiences and instruction to youth and adults all over Berkshire County.  At Eisner Camp, Great Barrington.

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July 2018

Teens Night Out

July 6, 2018 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$30

Get Inky! Discover the techniques of monoprinting in this unique one night workshop. Leave with your own print collage of textures, colors, and designs to craft into journals, posters, and more! At Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, Renne Ave., Pittsfield. 

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August 2018

Teens Night Out

August 3, 2018 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$30

Venture into the Realm of the surreal while combining unlikely objects in your own unique collage and mixed media! Using magazines, drawn images, and ephemera, you can cut and glue to create your own worlds and illustrated stories. At Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, Renne Ave., Pittsfield.

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September 2018

Teens Night Out

September 7, 2018 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$30

Explore the alternative photography processes that give name to those awesome Instagram filters. Each student will walk away with a working matchbox pinhole camera and a camera obscura. At Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, Renne Ave., Pittsfield.

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February 2019

February Vacation Camp: Beach Party!

February 18, 2019 @ 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 AM, repeating until March 22, 2019

IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Let's take a break from the cold and head to the beach! This week we will warm up and dive into creativity and fun as we make our own shell mandalas, scuba self-portraits, story stones, coral reef collages, and so much more. No sunblock necessary!

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April 2019

April Vacation Camp: Eco Art Fair

April 15, 2019 @ 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 AM, repeating until April 19, 2019

IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Eco Artists create awareness and change inspired by local and global environmental ecology...and a whole lot of science. This week we celebrate the power of innovation and imagination. Join other young makers, scientists and artists as we explore earth science, physics, mechanics and make some amazing art! We will create inventions to harness energy, large scale recycled material sculptures, Goldsworthy inspired nature art and photo books, make ecosystem terrariums, try cool science experiments and much more. Our week culminates in…

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IS183 Art School of the Berkshires’ Annual Gala

April 27, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Join us for a night of dinner and dancing at Race Brook Lodge in Sheffield (864 Undermountain Road), surrounded by the exciting and unexpected combination of rebellious styles found in Parisian art of La Belle Époque and 1970's punk culture. Dinner tickets are no longer available, but DANCE tickets can be purchased until the day of the event (and at the door). 6 pm Dinner at Stagecoach Tavern 7 pm Dance at the Barn 11 pm After Party at The…

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August 2019

Arts Night Out: Explore Cyanotypes

August 16, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10 – $35

Got the blues? Be introduced to this unique photographic process, famous for it's signature cyan blue while creating your own set of bookmarks, gift tags, or notecards!

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September 2019

Arts Night Out: Plush

September 13, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10

Create your own one-of-a-kind mini plush character! You’ll learn introductory hand-sewing techniques and explore the fundamentals of character design to bring your original plush creation to life.

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October 2019

Monster Mash: A Halloween Dance Party

October 31, 2019
IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Save the date, stay tuned, and start planning your costume for this frighteningly fabulous Halloween party presented by IS183 Art School of the Berkshires and Only in My Dreams Events at The Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield! Tickets and much more information to come!

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June 2020

Young Artist Class: Recycled Puppet Club (Ages 6–12) (Online)

June 4 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until June 25, 2020

IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
$60

Instructor: Danny O Day & Time: Thursdays, 3–4:30pm Dates: June 4–25, 2020 Meetings: 4 Young Artist Ages: 6–12 Location: Online via Zoom This is a virtual event. Join artist Danny O to make your own puppet using unexpected household items and recycled materials, and then bring it to life on the virtual stage! Construct your puppet with its own unique style and personality, and then work with fellow artists to develop your puppet's personality and even write a silly and…

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Young Artist Class: Recycled Puppet Club (Ages 6–12) (Online)

June 11 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until June 25, 2020

IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
$60

Instructor: Danny O Day & Time: Thursdays, 3–4:30pm Dates: June 4–25, 2020 Meetings: 4 Young Artist Ages: 6–12 Location: Online via Zoom This is a virtual event. Join artist Danny O to make your own puppet using unexpected household items and recycled materials, and then bring it to life on the virtual stage! Construct your puppet with its own unique style and personality, and then work with fellow artists to develop your puppet's personality and even write a silly and…

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Young Artist Class: People, Places, and Things (Ages 6–10) (Online)

June 15 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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One event on June 17, 2020 at 1:00 PM

One event on June 19, 2020 at 1:00 PM

IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
$45

Instructor: Mary Beth Eldridge Day & Time: (3 days) Mon., Wed., Fri., 1–2:30pm Dates: June 15, 17 & 19, 2020 Meetings: 3 Young Artist Ages: 6–10 Location: Online via Zoom Have you ever imagined a tiny world? We will spend our time together making miniature dwellings with furniture for tiny creatures and people. We’ll create characters, paper figures, and clothing using simple materials and objects found right in our homes. We will even consider giving or trading our creations through…

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Young Artist Class: People, Places, and Things (Ages 6–10) (Online)

June 17 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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One event on June 17, 2020 at 1:00 PM

One event on June 19, 2020 at 1:00 PM

IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
$45

Instructor: Mary Beth Eldridge Day & Time: (3 days) Mon., Wed., Fri., 1–2:30pm Dates: June 15, 17 & 19, 2020 Meetings: 3 Young Artist Ages: 6–10 Location: Online via Zoom Have you ever imagined a tiny world? We will spend our time together making miniature dwellings with furniture for tiny creatures and people. We’ll create characters, paper figures, and clothing using simple materials and objects found right in our homes. We will even consider giving or trading our creations through…

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Young Artist Class: Virtual Teen Artist Collective (Online)

June 17 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until July 15, 2020

IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
$50

Instructor: Annika Tucksmith Day & Time: Wednesdays, 3–4pm Dates: June 17 – July 15, 2020 Meetings: 5 Young Artist Ages: Teens Location: Online via Zoom This class is built for the student who already creates in their free time, but may be looking to get more serious! Class includes discussions around favorite artists, movies, and books to gather an understanding about what inspires YOU as an artist. Weekly projects and assignments built to push and inspire, demonstrations of drawing and…

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Young Artist Class: Recycled Puppet Club (Ages 6–12) (Online)

June 18 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until June 25, 2020

IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
$60

Instructor: Danny O Day & Time: Thursdays, 3–4:30pm Dates: June 4–25, 2020 Meetings: 4 Young Artist Ages: 6–12 Location: Online via Zoom This is a virtual event. Join artist Danny O to make your own puppet using unexpected household items and recycled materials, and then bring it to life on the virtual stage! Construct your puppet with its own unique style and personality, and then work with fellow artists to develop your puppet's personality and even write a silly and…

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Young Artist Class: People, Places, and Things (Ages 6–10) (Online)

June 19 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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One event on June 17, 2020 at 1:00 PM

One event on June 19, 2020 at 1:00 PM

IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
$45

Instructor: Mary Beth Eldridge Day & Time: (3 days) Mon., Wed., Fri., 1–2:30pm Dates: June 15, 17 & 19, 2020 Meetings: 3 Young Artist Ages: 6–10 Location: Online via Zoom Have you ever imagined a tiny world? We will spend our time together making miniature dwellings with furniture for tiny creatures and people. We’ll create characters, paper figures, and clothing using simple materials and objects found right in our homes. We will even consider giving or trading our creations through…

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Mail Art: Make Art & Put a Stamp On It

June 22 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$15

Join the snail mail revolution! For the price a postage stamp, you can mail your artwork anywhere to anyone! with Karen Arp-Sandel Monday, June 22, 1–2:30pm Tuition: $15+ (pay what you can)

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Young Artist Class: Virtual Teen Artist Collective (Online)

June 24 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until July 15, 2020

IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
$50

Instructor: Annika Tucksmith Day & Time: Wednesdays, 3–4pm Dates: June 17 – July 15, 2020 Meetings: 5 Young Artist Ages: Teens Location: Online via Zoom This class is built for the student who already creates in their free time, but may be looking to get more serious! Class includes discussions around favorite artists, movies, and books to gather an understanding about what inspires YOU as an artist. Weekly projects and assignments built to push and inspire, demonstrations of drawing and…

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Painting Series: Color Schemes

June 25 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10

Join us for one or all classes in this exploration of oil and acrylic painting! Any experience level is welcome. with Marilyn Orner Thursday, June 25, 1–2pm Tuition: $10+ (pay what you can)

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Young Artist Class: Recycled Puppet Club (Ages 6–12) (Online)

June 25 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until June 25, 2020

IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
$60

Instructor: Danny O Day & Time: Thursdays, 3–4:30pm Dates: June 4–25, 2020 Meetings: 4 Young Artist Ages: 6–12 Location: Online via Zoom This is a virtual event. Join artist Danny O to make your own puppet using unexpected household items and recycled materials, and then bring it to life on the virtual stage! Construct your puppet with its own unique style and personality, and then work with fellow artists to develop your puppet's personality and even write a silly and…

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Collage Club

June 25 @ 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$5

Cut, stick, and be social! Join IS183 every other Thursday this summer to play with paper. Thursday, June 25, 6–7:15pm Tuition: $5 suggested donation

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July 2020

Young Artist Class: Virtual Teen Artist Collective (Online)

July 1 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until July 15, 2020

IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
$50

Instructor: Annika Tucksmith Day & Time: Wednesdays, 3–4pm Dates: June 17 – July 15, 2020 Meetings: 5 Young Artist Ages: Teens Location: Online via Zoom This class is built for the student who already creates in their free time, but may be looking to get more serious! Class includes discussions around favorite artists, movies, and books to gather an understanding about what inspires YOU as an artist. Weekly projects and assignments built to push and inspire, demonstrations of drawing and…

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Painting Series: Finding the Color in White

July 2 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
IS183 Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10

Join us for one or all classes in this exploration of oil and acrylic painting! Any experience level is welcome. with Marilyn Orner Thursday, July 2, 1–2pm Tuition: $10+ (pay what you can)

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