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Welcome to the Arts Center of Yates County. This website will keep you up to date with events, exhibits, workshops, and all things concerning the arts in Yates County, NY. Check back often and don’t forget to join us on Facebook & Twitter!

Cardboard Circle Weaving

Dates: February 24, 2017 - February 24, 2017
Using colored and textured yarn and beads, create creamcatchers this will help expand your imagination.  Instructor:  Linsey Shepardson, for students ages 7 - 12, $5/class.  Call the Arts Center at 315-536-8226 to register! 

Beginning Songwriting

Dates: February 25, 2017 - February 25, 2017
Learn the process of songwriting!  Two simple songwriting exercises will help demystify the songwriting process.  By the end of this workshop, you will understand more about the songwriting process and gain confidence to begin without your own songs.  Bring an instrument if you play one!  $16 members, $20 not-yet-members, $5 students. Call the Arts Center to register at 315-536-8226

January - February "Perspectives" Newsletter

Dates: February 28, 2017
Read the latest issue of PERSPECTIVES our Arts Center newsletter! Winter classes and workshops, Exhibit news, Volunteer recognition, Sunny Point updates, and so much more! CLICK HERE to access the current "Perspectives" issue.

Art of Wine - August Diemel from Keuka Springs

Dates: March 7, 2017
Back by popular demand!  Local winemakers discuss their art and illustrate with tastings.  An in-depth look at local wines and how they are made - come to one, several or all!  Must be 21 years of age to take these classes.  August Diemel will demonstrate for Keuka Springs.  Each class $12 members, $15 for not-yet-members. Call the Arts Center at 315-536-8226 to register!

Art of Wine Class - Ray Spencer of Water Street Wines and Spirits

Dates: March 21, 2017 - March 21, 2017
Back by popular demand!  Local winemakers discuss their art and illustrate with tastings.  An in-depth look at local wines and how they are made - come to one, several or all!  Must be 21 to take these classes.  Each class $12 members, $15 not-yet-members.  Ray Spencer from Water Street Wines will be teaching this workshop.  Please call the Arts Center at 315-536-8226 to register. 

Artisan Cheeses of Western New York

Dates: March 23, 2017 - March 23, 2017
The northwestern area of the Finger Lakes is producing some of the most interesting and most thoughtfully created artisan cheeses in the state.  Cornell Cooperative Extension Dairy Processing Specialist (and Harvest NY team member) Carl Moody will share what cheesemakers are doing in the region as well as samples of some of their best work.   Instructor: Carl Moody.  $12 members, $15 not-yet-members.  Please call the Art Center at 315-8226 to register.

Painting with Pat

Dates: April 5, 2017 - April 26, 2017
Explore still oil painting with award-winning artist Patricia Tribastone. The class will covers a variety of techniques and studio activity.  April 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2017 - 11 AM to 3 PM.

Golden Paints Lecture - The A to Z of Acrylics

Dates: April 8, 2017 - April 8, 2017
Learn how acrylics can be used as grounds for other media, get key information on color mixing for brilliant hues and blending and explore the use of gels to create unique textured surfaces. Advance registrants receive free product samples!  $5.00.  Instructor:  Patti Mollica.  Call the Arts Center at 315-536-8226 to register.

Golden Paints Workshop - The A to Z of Textures and Surfaces

Dates: April 8, 2017 - April 8, 2017
Experiment with a variety of materials offering dramatic textural possibility for watercolor, pastel, acrylic and oils!  Participants will receive 12 pretreated surface panels, product samples and have the use of Golden products during class.  $55 members, $60 not-yet members.  Call the Arts Center at 315-536-8226 to register.

Playing in the Dirt

Dates: April 14, 2017 - April 14, 2017
Get ready for Earth Day by creating with clay in the morning and sculpting terrariums and dioramas in the afternoon!  Instructors:  Deb Poplasky/Marnie Lersch, for students ages 7 - 12, $5/class.  Call the Arts Center at 315-536-8226!

Flubber

Dates: April 17, 2017 - April 17, 2017
"Flubber" taught by Kelly Devine from 10 AM to 12 Noon. For students ages 7 - 12, $5/class.  Make your own fun, flying(?) rubber balls, shoes and more.  Call the Arts Center at 315-536-8226 to register!

Fairy Houses

Dates: April 18, 2017 - April 18, 2017
Use natural materials - sticks, vines, nuts, etc. to create a place where fairies can hang out in your garden!  Instructor:  Marsha Devine, for students ages 7 - 12, $5/class.  Call the Arts Center at 315-536-8226 to register!

Splatter Painted Landscapes

Dates: April 19, 2017 - April 19, 2017
Throw and flick paint with a purpose.  Instructor:  Linsey Shepardson.  For students ages 7  - 12, $5/class.  Call the Arts Center at 315-536-8226 to register!

CALL for ARTISTS!

Dates: April 20, 2017
ARTISTS Enter Jan 1 - April 20, 2017 - The 2017 Painting and Photography Juried Show at the Arts Center of Yates County will be held from June 5th-July 6th, 2017. You may view the Prospectus for the show on-line at the Art Center of Yates County website. The Prospectus gives all the details of how to enter the show as well as all the dates.SEE IMAGE LINK at Top of Page. Entries will be accepted from January 1 - April 20th. ."ACYC Entry Page on ShowSubmit" Call 315-536-8226 for more information.

Rope-a-dope

Dates: April 20, 2017 - April 20, 2017
Create awesome colorful rope for friendship bracelets, belts, purse-straps and more!  Instructor:  Deb Poplasky.  For students ages 7 - 12, $5/class.  Call the Arts Center at 315-536-8226 to register!

Recycled Magazine Silhouettes

Dates: April 21, 2017 - April 21, 2017
Celebrate Earth Day by creating colorful animals using strips cut from old magazines.  Instructor:  Linsey Shepardson, for students ages 7 - 12, $5/class.  Call the Arts Center at 315-536-8226 to register!

Rediscovering Art with Mr. Gillespie

Dates: May 4, 2017 - May 11, 2017
Rediscover the fun of drawing, painting and expressing yourself artistically with noted artist (and popular former Penn Yan School art teacher)  Bob Gillespie.  No experience or prerequisites (except middle school art class with Mr. G?) necessary.  $32 members, $40 not-yet-members.  Instructor:  Bob Gillespie.  Please contact the Art Center at 315-536-8226 to register.

Check out our 2017 Exhibit schedule

Dates: December 31, 2017
See what Exhibits are on the 2017 calendar! Click Here

 
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