June 12, 2024

AMG Wraps Up June Classes with Pottery, Shoes & Wine

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Art Classes are offered throughout the year at Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center’s Studio School with opportunities for all ages and skill levels. But June, as summer really opens in the garden’s woodland setting, the adult classes fill up quickly.

Advance registration is required, so please call (410) 326-4640, email to [email protected], or for detailed information, please visit www.annmariegarden.org. Annmarie Garden Members receive a discount!

Pottery Basics Summer Session

Learn a comprehensive skill set for working in clay, from instructor Sarah Houde. Beginners will learn how to make simple forms on the wheels as well as slab construction techniques. Students with experience will work on more advanced projects.

Class begins on June 25 and is held Wednesday evenings (6 classes) from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm each night. The member cost is $215, nonmember cost is $225. Each student comes away with an assortment of pottery that is safe for dishwasher, oven and microwave. Last class ends with a raku firing. Need a little extra practice? Additional (optional) open studio days will be held on July 5 and July 20, 10am-4pm at no extra charge.

Painted Shoes & Handbags

Let’s reinvent an old pair of shoes, a handbag, or a belt into a fabulously painted fashion statement! Bring an old leather (natural or man-made) wardrobe item from home and learn from instructor Norma LeVally, how to use textile paints to give it a facelift!

Materials fee covers a paint kit that you can take home and continue to use. Class is offered on June 29 from 1:00pm to 4:30pm with a member cost of $40 and a nonmember cost of $45. There is a materials fee of $12 due to the instructor at the start of class.

Girls Night Out: Wine and Dish, Sea-inspired Platters

Grab your favorite snack or beverage and join instructor Sarah Houde for a fun night out as we use clay slabs to create textured sea-inspired platters perfect for a summer entertaining. Decorate your work with colorful glazes for the perfect finishing touch! Recruit a friend and make it a true girls’ night out!

Class is offered June 30 and July 7 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm both evenings. Member cost of $75, nonmember cost of $80. All materials are provided and students must be at least 21 years of age.

About Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center

An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, Annmarie Garden is located in scenic Solomons, Maryland, on the Chesapeake Bay. The sculpture garden features a walking path that meanders through the forest past permanent and loaned sculpture, including more than 35 works of art on loan from the Smithsonian Institution and the National Gallery of Art. Annmarie Garden also presents a variety of award-winning special events, gallery shows, and engaging public art programs. Annmarie Garden’s Studio School offers creative classes for all ages and abilities taught by a talented faculty. Annmarie Garden is conveniently located just off Route 2-4, on Dowell Road in Solomons, Maryland; open 9am-5pm daily; the Murray Arts Building and Gift Shop are open 10am-5pm daily. To learn more, visit www.annmariegarden.org.

 Directions to Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center
From Washington DC(about a 60 minute drive): take Route 4 South to Capital Beltway Exit 11 (to Prince Frederick). Continue on 4 South, following signs to Solomons. Left on Dowell Road at Hilton Garden Inn. Annmarie is less than 1/4 mile on left. From Baltimore (Beltway I-695): take I-97 (Annapolis) to Route 301 South (Bowie). Continue on 301 to Route 4 and follow signs to Solomons. Left on Dowell Road at Hilton Garden Inn. Annmarie is less than 1/4 mile on left. From Annapolis: follow Route 2 South towards Prince Frederick/Solomons. Left (South) onto Route 2/4 at Sunderland light. Left on Dowell Road at Hilton Garden Inn. Annmarie is less than 1/4 mile on left.

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