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Youth Classes & Workshops

    • Wednesday, March 29, 2023
    • Wednesday, June 07, 2023
    • 10 sessions
    • 157 Old Main Street Marshfield Hills 02051
    • 0
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    Please note: Class time is 1:30-3:30 PM to accommodate late release times from Gov. Winslow, Eames Way and Daniel Webster Schools. However, students are welcome to arrive at 1PM and enjoy snack and journaling time with the teacher from 1-1:30PM.

    During the three 10-week sessions, students in grades 1-5 will enrich their artistic expressions in a fun and nurturing environment where children feel comfortable expressing their unique talents to create works of art. Students will work with a wide variety of media including drawing, painting, collage, sculpture and more. Art from the world’s varied cultures and the contributions of major artists will serve as inspiration. 

    Now a Scituate resident, Sue Casey was an art teacher in Attleboro Public Schools for over 31 years. Art has always been a large part of her life - thinking about, looking at, making, and teaching art for as long as she can remember. Every day she feels inspired by the beauty of nature and the light and color that surround her.

    • Monday, April 03, 2023
    • Monday, May 15, 2023
    • 6 sessions
    • 157 Old Main Street Marshfield Hills 02051
    • 10

    Grades 4-6

    Art journaling is an open-ended form of art on loose paper or in a bound journal where the focus is on the process of creating and self-expression rather than a particular end result. Drawing, mark-making, writing, painting, and collage are all one component. Each week we will explore a new weekly journal prompt and spend time being creative. 

    Lily is a recent 2021 graduate of Holy Cross where she studied Psychology and Studio Art. She has been involved with North River Arts Society for the past year teaching various children’s classes. She is working towards her Masters in Social Work to study the role of art and creativity in promoting mental health.

    • Saturday, April 15, 2023
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • 157 Old Main Street Marshfield Hills
    • 14

    NRAS is excited to offer a clothed figure drawing opportunity for students, grades 8-12, who may be interested in drawing the figure or require figure drawing for college applications. The open studio will be guided by Mike DiRado and students will have the opportunity to draw the figure in various poses over the course of 2 hours.

    Model Fee: $10

    Mike received his BFA from Massachusetts College of Art & Design. While at Mass Art he studied painting with George Nick, Paul Celli, Rob Moore and Richard Yarde. Mike began a 29-year long teaching career. First as a teacher in Boston and then in Abington, Mike taught art K-12, but most of his career focused on middle school grades. He eventually became the Director of Art (K-12) for the Abington Public Schools until his retirement in 2020. 

    • Saturday, May 13, 2023
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • 157 Old Main Street Marshfield Hills
    • 10

    Bring a parent, caregiver or grandparent and enjoy creating a unique floral arrangement for Mom! Beach Plum will supply all flowers and materials necessary to make a one-of-a-kind Mother's Day arrangement!

    Ages 6 and up welcome with adult supervision.

    Ticket includes (2) attendees / (1) Child + (1) Adult + (1) floral arrangement to work on together! 

    Beach Plum Floral & Event Design is a boutique floral and design studio based in Marshfield, Massachusetts, on Boston's South Shore. With a significant focus on weddings and editorial projects, Beach Plum can transform spaces and create unique client experiences and memorable designs that beautifully set the scene for an awe-inspiring, floral-filled celebration. Their portfolio includes work for top-tier wedding planners, discerning clients, FORTUNE 500 brands, and iconic venues. Their work is widely featured in BRIDESMartha Stewart LivingStyle Me PrettyThe Daily MailBoston Magazine and many more publications. 

    Guided by Creative Director and Founder Jill Landry, Beach Plum's floral artistry highlights nature and incorporates artful designs with movement and soul, botanical abundance, texture and color, and luscious seasonality. Their work layers beauty meant to be experienced by all the senses, not just seen. 

    Jill's work is distinguished by her ability to source distinctive, specialty blooms gleaned from local growers to her own formidable cut flower garden at her 11-acre farm and a long list of New England flower farms and domestic nurseries. The Beach Plum team is united by a love of the natural world and a shared sense of environmental responsibility. They emphasize sustainable, local, organic design practices ensuring a seamless and low-impact process from the design and concept stages through installation and strike. 

     In addition to her extensive portfolio, Jill's hallmark creativity, craftsmanship, and dedication to the greater floral community have made her a sought-after floral design and business educator, providing private classes and workshops for emerging floral artists and enthusiasts.

    • Monday, July 10, 2023
    • Friday, July 28, 2023
    • 15 sessions
    • 157 Old Main Street Marshfield Hills
    • 0
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    Our Summer Artventures camp is for children age 6-10 who enjoy spending time being creative! This summer camp is run by our Youth Education Committee. Students will spend time drawing, painting, and exploring various arts and crafts. Each week, the instructor will have a creative project for the students to work on. 

    Registration coming soon, you can join the wait list and we will notify you once registration is open.

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