The Art & History Museums – Maitland proudly presents Ladies Art Lounge, a program that focuses on friendships and creativity, with a lot of fun thrown in the mix. Ladies’ Art Lounge is designed for women who want an evening out with friends where they can talk, have a glass of wine, and learn something new in a casual and fun atmosphere. The program is held on the first Friday of every month from 5:30 to 7:30 PM. Each event features one of the A&H’s talented faculty members leading a program in which you can let your creative juices flow. Have fun creating fine art and craft pieces for your home, as a gift, or even to wear. These pieces are sure to hold special memories of time well spent with your dearest friends.
So gather your girlfriends and meet us at the A&H for Ladies’ Art Lounge!
Admission is $20 for A&H members and $25 for not-yet-members. A cash wine bar is available. Outside alcohol is not permitted. Pre-registration is required.
To register, click HERE.
The programs are as follows:
Friday, November 1: Paper making with Suzanne Oberholtzer
We will create sheets of paper using basic Western papermaking techniques for sheet forming, pressing and drying. A variety of natural fiber pulps will be provided which will result in beautifully textured sheets that can be used for cards, collage or framed as art. Students should wear rubber-soled shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting (slightly) wet.
Friday, December 6: Pinterest: Gifts
Make some of the most popular gifts from social network site, Pinterest.com just in time for the holidays! Projects will include one-of-a-kind, personalized jewelry, frames, and more!
Friday, January 3: Paper Painting Collages with Elizabeth St. Hilaire Nelson
Learn the basics of collage with Elizabeth St. Hilaire Nelson. Learn to tear and glue a collection of your own papers to create a simple subject on a 6×6 board. Elizabeth St. Hilaire Nelson is a national instructor with her work represented by the Grand Bohemian Gallery in Downtown Orlando.
Friday, February 7: Hand-Printed Valentine’s Day Cards with Cat Snapp
Create custom Valentine’s Day cards for friends, loved ones or a significant other! Ladies will carve and print their very own relief blocks (or choose from a set of pre-made images) and adorn with glitter, rhinestones, and more!
Friday, March 7: Film Sculptures with Nancy Cervenka
Exhibiting artist Nancy Cervenka creates one-of-a-kind sculptures using film. Try your hand at this unique sculpture art with a well-known Florida artist.
Be sure to check back here – More programs to be added!
We look forward to seeing you at the A&H’s Ladies’ Art Lounge!