MAUDE KERNS ART CENTER

Bringing Art to Life

Location:
1910 East 15th Avenue
Eugene, Oregon 97403

Phone:
541.345.1571
Fax:
541.345.6248

E-mail:
[email protected]


Gallery Hours:
Monday to Friday:
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday (when exhibits are on display): 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Gallery Admission:
Suggested Donation
$3 per person
$5 per family

VISUAL ARTS WEEK

Maude Kerns Art Center is co-hosting the 2021 Visual Arts Week with Eugene Cultural Services and Lane Arts Council. VAW will take place in venues around the city from August 6-13, 2021.

• 2021 VISUAL ARTS WEEK WORKSHOPS •

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Intro to Drawing
(11 and Up)

Organization:
Maude Kerns Art Center
Instructor: Shelby Mello

Date: Saturday, August 7th
Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm
Location: Maude Kerns Art Center
               1910 E. 15th Ave.
               Eugene, OR 97403
Cost: Free

Workshop Description:
Learn about the basics of drawing in this introduction workshop. Discover new ways of seeing the world through simple drawing methods and exercises. Start your drawing journey by learning about essential concepts such as value, form, and perspective.


Online registration, Intro to Drawing

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Sculpting the Head with Charly Swing

Organization: ArtCity
Instructor: Charly Swing

Date: Saturday, August 7th and August 14
Time: 10:00am-4:00pm with a 1 hour lunch break.
Location: ArtCity Studios on Broadway,
               160 E Broadway, Eugene
Cost: $275

Workshop Description:
Learn how to sculpt the head with Charly Swing and she will share observation and sculpting techniques learned at the New York Academy and Art. This is a fast paced, 2-session/10 hour course. Only 3 students will be accepted. Each student will receive direction and feedback while they are sculpting from a live model.

Participants are to bring their own sculpting tools. Course fee includes instruction and model fee, plus Wonder White Sculptural Clay. If participants do not have their own sculpture stand and armature, Charly will give them a blueprint to build their own sturdy sculpture stand and armature. Or they can purchase specified materials and meet up with Charly at ArtCity Studios on Broadway prior to the course to assemble their stands and armatures. The class must be full or it will be cancelled.

To Register Email: [email protected] and you will receive a PayPal request for payment

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Harnessing Your Creativity to Heal Through Trauma

Instructor: Aunia Kahn

Date: Saturday, August 7th
Time: 11:00am to 2:00pm
Location: Virtual
Cost: $35 per person

Workshop Description:
In this workshop, we will talk about how to use creativity to work through past trauma and life challenges. We will discuss how creativity is one of the many building blocks and tools we can utilize to heal and grow through adversity. We will also do a couple of simple art-based projects to support this theory.


Online registration, Harnessing Your Creativity to Heal Through Trauma

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Cultural ART-iculation

Organization: ArtCity
Instructor: Sabrena Laing

Date: Saturday, August 7th
Time: 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: Maude Kerns Art Center
               1910 E. 15th Ave.
               Eugene, OR 97403
Cost: $10 per person for materials

Workshop Description:
Attendees will be empowered to channel their cultural voice and ART-iculate it through mixed media, collage and ready-made items that will be available. The workshop will be about the creative power of the arts to move us emotionally into inspiring social change. With our individual unique cultural experiences all of our voices are valid, inspirational and operative. Guidance on how to use the provided materials, what art activism is and basics on compositional structures will be presented in the 􀉤rst part of the workshop. Once pieces are completed the group will share their piece and their message as we discuss resources to replicate their pieces so that they are empowered to share their voices further (i.e. printing resources for stickers, buttons, posters...)


Online registration, Cultural ART-iculation

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What Am I Looking At? Beginning Art History for Kids and Parents
(Ages 6 and Up)

Organization:
Maude Kerns Art Center
Instructor: Tina Heffernan

Date: Sunday, August 8th
Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm
Location: Maude Kerns Art Center
               1910 E. 15th Ave.
               Eugene, OR 97403
Cost: Free

Workshop Description:
You’re never too young (or old) to begin loving and appreciating art! This workshop is designed as a fun introduction to visual art for ages 6 – 12 and parents. Come with your kids and learn about different types and styles of art, look at some of the world’s most famous pieces of work, and explore how every picture tells a story. Parents will get great tips on how to get your kids thinking and talking about art. Begin the adventure young! Continue it for a lifetime!


Online registration, What Am I Looking At?

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Linocut Block Rubbing
(Ages 10 and Up)

Organization:
Maude Kerns Art Center
Instructor: Krista Raasch

Date: Sunday, August 8th
Time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Maude Kerns Art Center
               1910 E. 15th Ave.
               Eugene, OR 97403
Cost: Free

Workshop Description:
In this mess free, accessible workshop, you will be able to explore the basics of linoleum carved block-prints. Using pre-carved blocks by artist Krista Raasch, participants can have fun creating rubbing proof prints of the blocks along with learning about the technique used to make it!


Online registration, Linocut Block Rubbing

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Ceramic Slab Mug
(Ages 10 and Up)

Organization:
Maude Kerns Art Center
Instructor: Selin Morgan

Date: Sunday, August 8th
Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Location: Maude Kerns Art Center
               1910 E. 15th Ave.
               Eugene, OR 97403
Cost: Free

Workshop Description:
Come spend the afternoon with us learning how to make a ceramic slab mug by hand! In this workshop, you will learn to build and decorate by using different glazes and texture techniques.


Online registration, Ceramic Slab Mug (Ages 10 and Up)

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Trace Monotype Printmaking
(Ages 11 and Up)

Organization:
Maude Kerns Art Center
Instructor: Krista Raasch

Date: Sunday, August 8th
Time: 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Location: Maude Kerns Art Center
               1910 E. 15th Ave.
               Eugene, OR 97403
Cost: Free

Workshop Description:
Get inky and have fun with this expressive, drawing based printmaking method! In this workshop, you will learn about a range of monotype techniques and different tools in order to create unique prints on paper.


Online registration, Trace Monotype Printmaking

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Cultural ART-iculation

Organization: ArtCity
Instructor: Sabrena Laing

Date: Monday, August 9th
Time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: ArtCity Studios on Broadway,
               160 E Broadway, Eugene
Cost: $10 per person for materials

Workshop Description:
Attendees will be empowered to channel their cultural voice and ART-iculate it through mixed media, collage and ready-made items that will be available. The workshop will be about the creative power of the arts to move us emotionally into inspiring social change. With our individual unique cultural experiences all of our voices are valid, inspirational and operative. Guidance on how to use the provided materials, what art activism is and basics on compositional structures will be presented in the 􀉤rst part of the workshop. Once pieces are completed the group will share their piece and their message as we discuss resources to replicate their pieces so that they are empowered to share their voices further (i.e. printing resources for stickers, buttons, posters...)


Online registration, Cultural ART-iculation

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Wet Felting for Visual Arts Week

Instructor: Susannah Day

Date: Wednesday, August 11th
Time: 10am - 12pm
Location: Eugene Textile Center
               2750 Roosevelt Blvd
               Eugene, OR 97402
Cost: $5
Age: 12+ (with parent if under 16)

Workshop Description:
Make a flat picture out of just wool & water!


Online registration, Wet Felting for Visual Arts Week

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Micro Weaving

Instructor: Susannah Day

Date: Thursday, August 12th
Time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Eugene Textile Center
               2750 Roosevelt Blvd
               Eugene, OR 97402
Cost: Free
Age: 10+ (with parent if under 16)

Workshop Description:
Learn how to make a small weaving on a tiny loom, from start to finish. No experience necessary!


Online registration, Micro Weaving

This is Not a Gun (Ages 15 and Up) -
Two Workshops

Organization: Marianne Senhouse of Sisters Circle Eugene
Facilitator: Ayisha Elliot of Black Girl From Eugene Podcast

Date: August 14th
Time: Workshop I - 9am to 12pm
          Workshop II – 1pm to 4pm
Location: Maude Kerns Art Center
               1910 East 15th Ave.
               Eugene, OR 97403
Cost: Free
Donation: Participants are invited to make a donation to help cover the costs associated with shipping the art work to the project archive in Los Angeles, CA.

Workshop Description:
The This Is Not a Gun Project began in 2016 when LA based artist Cara Levine encountered a list of objects that were “mistaken” as guns by police officers in shootings of unarmed, majority black people. Levine felt the need to carve each object from wood as an act of prayer, respect, and remembrance. It became apparent that this work could catalyze greater engagement in issues around racism and gun violence. Levine began teaming up with artists, activists, and mindfulness collaborators across the country, to host public events where these objects are formed in clay and safe and supported dialogue around race takes place.

Participants will shape mistaken-as-gun objects in clay, giving presence to their form, the human-rights violations, and racism prevalent in America today. The workshop is expected to cultivate conversations across race, ethnicity, age, and personal background. The workshop will uphold a nonjudgmental space for sharing amongst anyone who participates, and dialogue will be catalyzed from making and feeling. The artists are planning a beautiful exhibition of all the objects made all over the country and want our community to be a part of it!! The objects made in Eugene will travel to California to be a part of the project archive.


Online registration, This Is Not A Gun - Workshop I - 9am to 12pm

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Online registration, This Is Not A Gun - Workshop II – 1pm to 4pm

CONTACT US

Location:
1910 East 15th Avenue
Eugene, Oregon 97403

Phone: 541.345.1571

E-mail: [email protected]

Gallery Hours:*
Monday to Friday:
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
*(These hours apply when exhibits are on display. Please check our Current Exhibit dates.)

Gallery Admission:
Suggested Donation
$3 per person
$5 per family


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