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new workshops, new artists in the market, silent auction and many thanks to our volunteers and supporters ... and more!
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many thanks for your support!

We really felt the love last week!  

Last Sunday, March 26, we hosted the Elementary Student Art Show and Celebration to standing-room-only crowds. Over 600 people visited in two hours - wow!  It's so fun to see the students' proud faces as they show off their work to parents and grandparents.

And this past Saturday, April 1, we had 16 volunteers show up to help spiff the place up.  Wish we had "before" pictures, especially for the outside of the building!

Volunteers took apart the old boiler, making more creative space.  Our darkroom was cleaned up, organized and pared down - again, making more classroom space.  The sculpture garden and all around the outside was cleaned up, trimmed up and weeded.  The gallery was mopped and polished.  Classrooms were cleaned and organized.  

THANK YOU, volunteers!!

We appreciate our community's support for the arts and our awesome volunteers.  Y'all are the best!

Gail Zorn, who many of you know from her gorgeous flower arrangements from the Farmers' Market, is teaching a Floral Easter Basket Centerpiece arranging class. This lively arrangement is perfect for your Easter table! (Exact basket and contents may vary.)

Saturday, April 15 -- 11 am - 12:30
Fee: $55 for members; $70 for non-members
Includes all materials except the rabbit

Register by Tuesday, April 11

Three ways to register:
You can register on our website http://www.monroewaltonarts.org/classes--events.html
Come by the Center at 205 South Broad
or call 770-207-8937
ON STAGE WALTON AUDITIONS!
Casting Adults and Young People ages 10 & Up!
May 24, 7-9pm & May 25, 5-8pm.
Info at 
http://www.onstagewalton.org/james--the-giant-peach-the-musical.html
CLASSES ... WORKSHOPS ... SUMMER CAMP

Our AFTER SCHOOL ARTS program continues through the end of May.  Take a look at this fun video of Donna Coffman's class!

We offer Children's General art and Drawing & Painting.

Adult classes include:
Sculpture
Drawing & Painting
Pottery
Open Pottery Studio

Workshops:
Easter Basket Floral Arrangement (April 15)
Mixed Media (May 13)

NEW:

Jaclyn White is a woman of many talents - writer, gardener and jewelry maker! Her works are new in our Gallery Artists' Market and totally worth a visit to see her lovely and unique creations. Each piece is created from actual leaves and flowers -- molded and cast from silver.

She will have a book signing on Saturday, May 13 from 2:30 - 4.

Plus she will teach a "Researching and Writing Non-fiction" workshop on May 16! Want to write your family history ... or a true crime novel (or maybe your family history is a little of both!)? Jaclyn can help you with researching and writing tips!

SUMMER CAMP and SUMMER ART INTENSIVE

Some classes are already filling up!  

Call us at 770-207-8937
or visit the Center
or
check out our website for details!

A Taste of the Market Farm to Table Dinner and Silent Auction

These are just some of the lovely items offered in our upcoming Silent Auction at the Farm to Table Dinner on April 29. Recently added are wonderful works by Mary Ellen Vogel and Maribeth Schmeltzer.  
Come by the Center to see!

Klimt's Garden Collage by Susan Pelham.

Pens made from the historic Courthouse Oaks by Randy Wood.

Treasured Wood bowls made from the Courthouse Oaks by Tom Pleatman.

Many thanks to these artists for their generous donations!! 
... and more to come!

Monroe's first ALIVE AFTER FIVE is this Thursday night
The first Thursday of the month, downtown businesses and restaurants will be open until 8!
 We'll have a masterpiece for you and your kids to make - while supplies last!
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