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Ocean City Arts Center

   Call Us At: 609.399.7628

Adults Classes:

Summer classes begin June 17 (unless noted otherwise)
Performing Arts &
Art Workshops (in orange)

Visual Arts (paint/drawing)

Visual Arts (various)

ZUMBA

Zumba, Zumba Gold, Dance Fitness

Ages 12 - adult

Charlotte Mitchell

Tuesdays 9am - 10am

(after 7/1 8am - 9am)

Thursdays 9am - 10am

(after 7/1 8am - 9am)

$5 per class

Suited for all levels.  Exercise & dance at your own pace. Light weights are used for some dances and are optional.  Fun required! Come & dance to some oldies too!

Dance Fitness: (an intro class combined with the Zumba class) adding the use of light weights creates some resistance when incorporated with the Zumba Dance work-out.  The benefits are: improved overall muscle tone, definition, strength, bone density and cardio endurance.  Weights are optional.  ONGOING CLASS

 

TAI CHI

Relaxation!

Ages 10 to adult

Frank Callio

Tuesdays   6:30pm - 8pm

$5 per class

Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese art studied to promote relaxation and to encourage meditation.  The slow, flowing exercise of the Tai Chi “form” is taught along with several breathing exercises.  Tai Chi is often called “meditation in motion” as it encompasses both physical and mental exercise.  ONGOING

DANCE WITH ME BALLROOM

Ages 10 to adult

Edward Fischer

Mon. - Sat.   by appointment

Affordable dance programs

www.dancewithmeballroom.com

All programs include private lessons, group classes and dance parties.

Our private lessons will get you moving and appreciating all types of music. Learn the Fox Trot, Waltz, Tango, Cha-Cha, Rumba, Swing and MORE! With our easy to follow dance system, you will never have to say “no” to another dance invitation! Day and evening lessons taught by certified instructors.

FIRST LESSON FREE!

Mosaic workshop, Ocean City Arts Center, NJ

MOSAIC PENDANTS WORKSHOP

Ages 12 - Adults

Michele Pasciullo

Saturday, June 8, 10am - 12pm

$30 plus $10 Supply fee

Gift this workshop to mom for Mother’s Day...better yet, take it with her! Create unique, wearable mosaic art with bits of stained glass, beads, tiles, and other interesting materials.  These hand-made  pendants make wonderful gifts or great conversational pieces.  No experience necessary.  All materials provided-make 2 pendants!

Sea Life Resin workshop, Ocean City Arts Center, NJ

SEA LIFE RESIN ART

AGES 12 - ADULTS

Michele Pasciullo

Wednesdays 6pm - 8pm...choose one:

July 10, July 24, Aug. 7, Aug. 21

$30 plus $15 supply fee

Create a unique 5x7” piece of resin art using sea glass, shells, sand, marbles, starfish, and other natural materials.  A variety of materials are provided, but feel free to bring your own found treasures to add.  Students will leave with their completed piece.  No experience necessary.

WATERCOLORS: Loose,

Luminous and Colorful

Adults

Marie Natale

$140 - 6 Mondays 2:30pm - 4:30pm

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$30 per class

Supply list available: Click here

Embrace the loose, luminous, and colorful approach to watercolor painting with new exercises and techniques helping students of all skill levels to improve their work and increase their knowledge of this fluid, transparent medium. Students will be amazed how easy and fast results can be achieved in three simple steps! Students will work from photos of landscapes, flowers, animals, boats, beach scenes, or from live still life set ups.  This class promises to be inspirational and informative….and mostly lots of fun! All students welcome from beginner level to the advanced student! Ongoing class

PAINTING CREATIVELY

Adults

Barbara Rosin

Thursdays 11am - 2pm

$35 per class

Bring your preferred painting materials.  Discover and enhance your personal painting style.  Whether beginner or experienced painter, we all benefit from learning how to really ‘see’ our subject matter, and understanding which elements of color, technique and composition attract us. Looking at art history’s masters and contemporary artists, students are encouraged to develop individually.  Through personal instruction & group discussion in a friendly, supportive atmosphere, experience the ‘welcoming’ nature of making art.

Ongoing class.

FOLK ART FUN

Adults

Susan Rau

Mondays 9:30am - 11:30am

$20 per class

Have a learning experience that’s fun!  Strokework, blending techniques, learn a way to look at and use acrylics that is easy and fun.  Step-by-step projects for decorating your home or for creating gifts for your family and friends.  You can be a beginner or a more advanced  student.  Everyone is welcome.  Bring a friend and just enjoy a good time for yourself.   Occasionally a fee will be charged for supplies.  Ongoing class

FEARLESS WATERCOLOR

Adults

Susan Rau

Mondays 12:30am - 2:30pm

$20 per class

Supply list available: Click here

This class will give you skills to help you paint in watercolor, and lose your fears about the medium. Come have fun and learn some new skills or improve the ones you have.  Occasionally a supply fee will be charged.  Ongoing class

DRAWING PORTRAITS WITH CHARCOAL

Ages 16 - Adults

Renee Leopardi

$140—6 Thursdays 6pm - 8pm

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$30 per class

Begins 6/20 (no class 7/4)

This structured course is designed to help students learn how to draw portraits with charcoal.  Lessons will focus on the following: Basic structure and proportions; All facial features (eyes, nose, ears, mouth), front, side and 3/4 view. 

Recommended to bring:

Vine charcoal, charcoal pencils, artist chamois, kneaded eraser and charcoal paper sketch pad and support board (foam core or clip board).

BEGINNER POTTERY

Adults 18+

Joe DiMatteo

$140—8 Tuesdays 6pm-8pm

Materials/Lab Fee $30 plus clay

Intro to wheel throwing.  Explore basic forms and techniques including cylinder, bowl, and plate forms.  Decorating and glazing techniques are also explored.  Hand-building, pinch, coiling, and slab are taught for alternative pottery methods.  Students are encouraged to practice during non-class time.  Please come to class with a towel and old clothes or apron.  Open studio time available for students ($10)

BEGINNER POTTERY

Adults 18+

Collette Smith

$140—8 Fridays 10am - 12pm

Materials/Lab Fee $30 plus clay

Many different techniques will be explored:

-Simple soft slab construction.

-Using found objects for image impressions, texture, etc.

-Coils such as trivets, snail pots, etc.

-Forms created on the wheel and how to alter them for different shapes, etc.

Open studio time available for students ($10)

HAND BUILDING FUNCTIONAL POTTERY

Adults 18+

Joe DiMatteo

$140—8 Saturdays 9:30am - 11:30am

Materials/Lab Fee $30 plus clay

For beginners to advanced students. The focus of this class is to create unique individual functional pottery and sculptural vessels without the use of a pottery wheel. We will explore pinching, coiling, slab construction, extrusions, and the Japanese carving technique, kurinuki. We will experiment with textures both found and hand made by means of clay stamps. Learn proper underglazing and glaze techniques to complete your wares.  Open studio time available for students ($10)

INTERMEDIATE POTTERY

Adults 18+

Joe DiMatteo

$140—8 Thursdays 6pm - 8pm

Materials/Lab Fee $30 plus clay

This class is for repeat students only.  No beginners please.  Expand on basic wheel-thrown forms including matching functional wares & more advanced such as bottles, lids, and toroid. By altering and combining, create new shapes such as teapots, goblets, and free formed vessels.  The use of clay slip & commercial underglazes will also be explored for various textures, inlay, chattering & perhaps a few surprises.  Open studio time available for students ($10)