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Workshop

Macro Photography Workshop at Tower Hill Botanical Gardens

Ages 14-80|Grades 9th- adult

07/20/19 - 07/22/19

Sat, 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Session Type:N/A

Macro Photography Workshop at Tower Hill Botanical Gardens

Saturday July 20th 10 am – 2 pm & Monday July 22nd 6:30 – 8 pm

(2 classes, 5.5 hours) - $70

Instructor – Steve McGrath

Take your Macro Photography from good to great by capturing Flowers at Tower Hill Botanical Gardens. During this workshop you will learn to sharpen your awareness of light on the landscape. If you are an Intermediate to Advanced photographer, looking to fine tune your skills and expand your knowledge of photography, then this course is for you.

This course is ideal for the Photographer with some knowledge of manual camera settings that want to take their abilities to the next level. Join Steve McGrath as he reveals his tips and techniques for taking quality close up as well as Landscape Photography in the Gardens. This course is informative for both Digital and SLS (film) photographer. Bring a camera with macro capabilities and a large memory card. We will discuss how to use wide-angle, normal and telephoto lenses most effectively in the garden to strengthen your composition for maximum impact. You will also learn to use creative white balance and ISO for expanding you images. We will also view our images after an extensive day in the gardens.

The first class will take place at the Botanical Gardens and the 2nd class will be at Hopkinton Center for the Arts where we will share and critique the images taken. 

Please note that participants will need to pay a fee to enter the Botanical Gardens. 

 

Registrant's Information

Price:
$70

Macro Photography Workshop at Tower Hill Botanical Gardens

Product: 
Birth Date *
E.g., 04/19/2019
$70.00

Photography Workshop - Wildlife at Southwick Zoo

Ages 14-80|Grades 9th- adult

06/09/19 - 06/13/19

Sun, 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Session Type:N/A

Wildlife Photography Workshop at Southwick Zoo (2 classes, 5.5 hours) - $70
 

Saturday, June 9: 10:00 am–2:00 pm
Thursday, June 13:
 6:30–8:00 pm

Instructor Steve McGrath


Join award winning nature photographer Steve McGrath on a Wildlife Photography Workshop where you will learn how to use your digital camera like a pro and improve your wildlife photographic technique, understand the settings of your camera and what you need to compose a professional looking photograph.


You'll have the opportunity to practice what you've learned out at the Southwick’s Zoo with Steve on hand to give you tips.  With so many great photographic opportunities and challenges at the Southwick’s Zoo, you'll have plenty of pictures and new skills to take home! In the first class there will be a short presentation were we will discuss tips and techniques for getting great zoo photographs that look like they were taken in the wild! Then off to the Zoo to photograph for the day. (Make sure you bring you the longest lens you have). There will also be opportunities to photograph at feeding times and special zoo keeper sessions where we will be able to photograph close up!

In the second class we will view our images and critique them for a show and tell.

Admission to Southwick Zoo is not included in the cost of the workshop.
 

Registrant's Information

Price:
$70

Wildlife Photography Workshop at Southwick Zoo (2 classes, 5.5 hours) - $70
 

Product: 
Birth Date *
E.g., 04/19/2019
$70.00

Recreate Famous Paintings - Vacation Workshop (4th - 8th grade)

Ages 9-14|Grades 3rd-8th

04/17/19 - 04/17/19

Wed, 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Session Type:N/A

 Put your own spin on a famous painting! Worcester Art Museum docent and art teacher Marion Buricatu will show students a selection of the Worcester Art Museum's current Monet and contemporary painting on exhibit. Students will choose one of the museum's paintings, learn a bit about the key elements of the piece, and then be encouraged to reimagine the classic painting in their own way using mixed media. All materials will be provided.                                                  

Instructor Marion Buricatu. Wednesday 4/17 from 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm. $50.00

  

Registrant's Information

Price:
$50

 Put your own spin on a famous painting! Worcester Art Museum docent and art teacher Marion Buricatu will show students a selection of the Worcester Art Museum's current Monet and contemporary painting on exhibit. Students will choose one of the museum's paintings, learn a bit about the key elements of the piece, and then be encouraged to reimagine the classic painting in their own way using mixed media. All materials will be provided.                                                  

Instructor Marion Buricatu. Wednesday 4/17 from 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm. $50.00

Product: 
Birth Date *
E.g., 04/19/2019
$50.00

Recreate Famous Paintings - Vacation Workshop (K-3rd grade)

Ages 5-8|Grades k -3rd

04/17/19 - 04/17/19

Wed, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Session Type:N/A

Put your own spin on a famous painting! Worcester Art Museum docent and art teacher Marion Buricatu will show students a selection of the Worcester Art Museum's current Monet and contemporary painting on exhibit. Students will choose one of the museum's paintings, learn a bit about the key elements of the piece, and then be encouraged to reimagine the classic painting in their own way using mixed media. All materials will be provided.

Wednesday 4/17 from 9:30 - 11:30 am. $35.00

  

Registrant's Information

Price:
$35

Put your own spin on a famous painting! Worcester Art Museum docent and art teacher Marion Buricatu will show students a selection of the Worcester Art Museum's current Monet and contemporary painting on exhibit. Students will choose one of the museum's paintings, learn a bit about the key elements of the piece, and then be encouraged to reimagine the classic painting in their own way using mixed media. All materials will be provided.

Product: 
Birth Date *
E.g., 04/19/2019
$35.00

Be A Story Engineer - Tuesday vacation workshop

Ages 9-14|Grades 4th-8th

02/19/19 - 02/19/19

Tue, 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Session Type:N/A

Be A Story Engineer! – Character Inventor Workshop

A mouse in outerspace? A superstar robot athlete? A princess who hunts crocodiles? Build a fascinating character using the building blocks of great character design. In this guided, free-flowing writing workshop you’ll use story dice and fun writing prompts to punch through writer’s block and invent a character ready for an incredible adventure. Along the way, you’ll learn professional writing lingo and publishing industry secrets so you can talk, act, and most importantly, write like real authors.

Kelly Carey is a published children’s fiction author. Her fiction stories have been published for over a decade in Clubhouse Jr., Highlights for Children, and Girls’ World. Her debut picture book will be released by Charlesbridge in the spring of 2020. Kelly loves to spark creativity in young people through writing. Whether your child loves to write or finds it a struggle, the lessons learned in this fun workshop will help them with school writing projects and possibly spark their own creative writing projects!

Tuesday February 19 from 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm. For ages 10 - 14.

Please note that if you have signed your child up for the Magic Bootcamp morning workshop, please send your child with a lunch that they can eat between 12-12:30 pm at the HCA.

 

Registrant's Information

Price:
$30

Product: 
Birth Date *
E.g., 04/19/2019
$30.00

Mid-Winter Mini-Retreat

Hopkinton Center for the Arts
Ages 14-100|Grades N/A

01/27/19 - 01/27/19

Sun, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Session Type:N/A

Winter is a season of rest, darkness and quietude. It is the perfect time to tend to our spirit and nourish our creativity. Guided by Janine Grillo Marra, we will explore the potentiality that naturally exists at this time of year, as well as the greater potentiality that is always within us. In a warm, nurturing environment we will practice together:

  • simple, guided meditation
  • super fun and easy-to-follow Shake Your Soul® Dance (movement class focused on creativity, fun and great music)
  • gentle and relaxing movement
  • restful floor yoga
  • mini Reiki (energy healing) treatment

All are welcome - no prior experience necessary. Yoga equipment is available, but you are welcome to bring your own favorite items.
To maintain an intimate setting, space is limited for this retreat, so register soon.

Taught by Janine Grillo Marra, PT, owner of Tranquil Flame Yoga and Wellness
As a licensed physical therapist (B.S. McGill University, 1983), Reiki practitioner, Shake Your Soul® dance teacher, certified fitness trainer and long time meditator, Janine augments her classes with aspects of therapy, fitness, healing, and mindfulness for a truly integrated experience. Find out more about Janine and Tranquil Flame Yoga and Wellness
 here

Registrant's Information

Price:
$45

Winter is a season of rest, darkness and quietude. It is the perfect time to tend to our spirit and nourish our creativity. Guided by Janine Grillo Marra, we will explore the potentiality that naturally exists at this time of year, as well as the greater potentiality that is always within us. In a warm, nurturing environment we will practice together:

Product: 
Birth Date *
E.g., 04/19/2019
$45.00

April Vacation Wheelthrowing Workshop

Ages 10-18|Grades 5th-12th

04/17/18 - 04/20/18

Tue, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Session Type:N/A

Come and learn the basics of making pottery on the potter's wheel! We will be wheelthrowing for the first three days and decorating our creations on the fourth day. This is an opportunity to try wheelthrowing without committing to a full 10-class session. Pick up of fired pieces will be determined. For grades 6 - 12. Cost for this 4-day workshop includes all materials, firing and glazing.

Registrant's Information

Price:
$200

Come and learn the basics of making pottery on the potter's wheel! We will be wheelthrowing for the first three days and decorating our creations on the fourth day. This is an opportunity to try wheelthrowing without committing to a full 10-class session. Pick up of fired pieces will be determined. For grades 6 - 12. Cost for this 4-day workshop includes all materials, firing and glazing.

Product: 
Birth Date *
E.g., 04/19/2019
$200.00

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