Get Creative with Unique Experiences at the Lightouse ArtCenter
October 02, 2020
Newly Renovated School of Art Reopens with In-Person and Virtual Classes
October 2, 2020 – Tequesta, Fla. – The Lighthouse ArtCenter (LAC) is now offering a plethora of in-person classes and creative experiences at their newly renovated School of Art. COVID-19 safety precautions are in place and include sanitation procedures, limited class sizes, required masks, and a Community Commitment Agreement. Virtual classes will continue to be offered. Eight-week sessions begin on October 19 in ceramics, drawing, fused glass, jewelry and metalsmithing, mixed media, painting, photography and sculpture. Outdoor painting classes are available under a newly built chickee hut located behind the school of art building. The ArtCenter also offers one and two-day workshops and unique experiences on “Select Fridays” from October 2020 through April 2021. The experiences include classes in glass fusion, jewelry, and an outdoor or “en plein air” Wine & Paint. The Gallery is temporarily closed for renovations and scheduled to reopen January 2021. For more information and to register for classes visit lighthousearts.org.
“We are so excited to see our students again! Art is a therapeutic outlet that we could all use. We offer a relaxing and fun community where people can unwind and get creative,” says Director of Education, Maria Tritico. “The ‘Select Fridays’ series is a unique way to spend your Friday night. No experience is necessary.”
Fall Session Classes
(October 19 - December 19, 2020)
A complete catalog of in-person and online classes are listed at lighthousearts.org.
Outdoor classes under the chickee hut include painting, acrylics, exploring watercolors, Intro to Acrylics, Water Color for Absolute Beginners
Glass Fusion Classes
Create a one-of-a kind quality fused glass art plate with instruction in a casual, relaxed atmosphere. Learn the basics of glass fusion from cutting to layout of design. You will use a wide variety of colored glass, stringers and frit to embellish your creation. NO experience needed. Materials and firing schedules included. Please wear closed-toe shoes, comfortable clothes, and an apron, if you have one. All students are required to wear a mask; if you don't have one, we will supply one.
Instructor: Carolyn Austin
Location: Lighthouse ArtCenter School of Art, 395 Seabrook Road, Tequesta, FL 33469
Dates: October 9, 30, November 20, December 18, 2020, January 8, 2021
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Cost: $60 per person
Had a long week? Get your mind on creating beautiful bracelets! We will use gold-filled square and sterling silver round wire to explore linear forms, wrapping techniques, and tension clasps to develop our jewelry pieces. Demonstrations will include use of the round nose and chain nose pliers, measuring your bracelet for a custom fit, and finishing techniques. All skill levels are welcome! NO experience is necessary. Please order your materials a week before the workshop.
Instructor: Lisa Johnson
Location: Lighthouse ArtCenter Studio 385, 385 Tequesta Drive, Tequesta, FL 33469
Date: October 30, 2020
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Cost: $50 per person
Wine & Paint en Plein Air at Jupiter Creamery
Join the LAC at Jupiter Creamery for a fun evening of learning to paint en plein air with step-by-step instruction in a casual, outdoor setting! Over 21 only, BYOB.
Instructor: Pam Ayres
Jupiter Creamery, 18591 131st Trail N, Jupiter, FL 33478
Date: December 4, 2020
Time: 3-5 p.m.
Cost: $75 per person
About the Lighthouse ArtCenter
The Lighthouse ArtCenter Gallery & School of Art is 501c(3) not-for-profit founded in 1964 by eight artists and Christopher Norton. The ArtCenter is dedicated to the visual arts whose mission is to inspire, engage and connect our community through a vibrant school of art, unique exhibitions and diverse special events. In the last 56 years it has grown to include a gallery, school of art, gift shop, and art supply store. Supported by memberships, sponsors, and grants the ArtCenter now serves over 20,000 guests, 2,500 students, 45 faculty members, 500 summer art campers and a comprehensive outreach program to benefit under-served and disabled residents in the community. For more information visit https://www.lighthousearts.org.
LIGHTHOUSE ARTCENTER GALLERY
Virtual exhibitions are ongoing. The building is temporarily closed for renovations scheduled to reopen January 2021. (Gift Store temporarily closed)
373 Tequesta Drive, Tequesta, FL 33469
Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4 pm
Saturday, 10 am - 2 pm
LIGHTHOUSE ARTCENTER SCHOOL OF ART
(Art Supply Store is reopens January 2021)
395 Seabrook Road, Tequesta, FL 33469
Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5 pm
Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm
Laura Zele, Marketing Consultant
Laura@lighthousearts.org, (561) 746-3101