Winter 2022 Schedule

Winter 2022 Schedule

WE ARE CURRENTLY REQUIRING THAT ALL STUDENTS BE MASKED IN THE STUDIO AND BOOKSTORE.

Please remit payment (cash or check) to Art Always, 141 North Main Street, Florence, MA 01062 OR Venmo @Lindsay-Fogg-Willits

The COVID nitty-gritty

  • Students, teachers, and all bookstore patrons are required to wear a mask.
  • We ask that children eat snack before coming to class as we will not be allowing eating during class time.

Drop-In Art and  Storytime for Littles (ages 6 and under- kids over 2 must be masked) and their Caregivers

Postponed due to COVID.  Starts in February 2022.
Tuesdays, 9:30-11:30am (No registration required)    
$10 per artist

We’ll have the studio setup with 2-3 fun art stations each week! Projects will be focused on process and experimentation with the goal of exposing kids and parents to a variety of supplies and ways of working. Storytime happens at 10:30am! Stay for some or all of the time.

 

Observational Drawing and Painting  (Ages 11-16) – Full, register for waiting list

Tuesdays, January 18 – March 8 (no class 2/22)
7 weeks
4:00-5:00pm
$140
Instructor: Lindsay Fogg-Willits

This class is for “tweens” and teens who are wanting to delve into observational drawing and painting. We’ll work from still life, the figure, reference photos, and our imaginations as we explore painting on canvas, drawing with charcoal and graphite, perspective, and a variety of other skills and materials. This will be a fun hour each week for this age group to develop their skills and do some experimenting with materials. ** Projects do not repeat from session to session.

Register for Observational Drawing and Painting

Art Exploration (Ages 5 – 10) – Full, register for waiting list

Wednesdays, January 19 – March 9 (no class 2/23)
7 weeks

3:00-4:00pm
$140

Instructor: Lindsay Fogg-Willits

This class is perfect for children who want to try a little bit of everything! Students will have the opportunity to explore a variety of materials and techniques. Throughout the session we will experiment with painting, printmaking, drawing, fiber arts, sculpture, collage, and more! 

Register for Art Exploration

Art Exploration (Ages 5 – 10) – Full, register for waiting list

Wednesdays, January 19 – March 9 (no class 2/23)
7 weeks

4:15-5:15pm
$140

Instructor: Lindsay Fogg-Willits

This class is perfect for children who want to try a little bit of everything! Students will have the opportunity to explore a variety of materials and techniques. Throughout the session we will experiment with painting, printmaking, drawing, fiber arts, sculpture, collage, and more! 

Register for Art Exploration

Fun with Fiber Arts Continues! with instructor Talia Lefton (Ages 8-12) Full, register for waiting list

Thursdays, January 20 – March 10 (no class 2/24)
7 weeks
3:30-4:30pm
$145

Instructor: Talia Lefton

Explore making art with fabric, thread, yarn, and wool! Students will get hands-on experience with embroidery, sewing, felting, and weaving as they work to create tapestries, pillows, and more. In addition to these hand skills we will learn about making, embellishing, and shaping cloth, and will look at examples of fiber art throughout history. All levels of experience are welcome. (Projects are different each session. New & returning students are welcome.)

Talia Lefton has been a maker and daydreamer for as long as she can remember. She hot glued everything until she finally learned how to sew. Since graduating from Massachusetts College of Art and Design in 2011, Talia has developed her fiber art and teaching practice with a focus on community building and facilitating welcoming art making spaces. TaliaLefton.com

Register for Fun with Fiber Arts 

Fun with Fiber Arts Continues! with instructor Talia Lefton (Ages 8-12) Full, register for waiting list

Mondays, January 24 – March 7 (no class 2/21)
6 weeks
3:30-4:30pm
$125

Instructor: Talia Lefton

Explore making art with fabric, thread, yarn, and wool! Students will get hands-on experience with embroidery, sewing, felting, and weaving as they work to create tapestries, pillows, and more. In addition to these hand skills we will learn about making, embellishing, and shaping cloth, and will look at examples of fiber art throughout history. All levels of experience are welcome. (Projects are different each session. New & returning students are welcome.)

Talia Lefton has been a maker and daydreamer for as long as she can remember. She hot glued everything until she finally learned how to sew. Since graduating from Massachusetts College of Art and Design in 2011, Talia has developed her fiber art and teaching practice with a focus on community building and facilitating welcoming art making spaces. TaliaLefton.com

Register for Fun with Fiber Arts 

Virtual Drawing and Painting (Ages 6-10) – Full, register for waiting list

Thursdays, January 20 – March 10 (no class 2/24)
7 weeks
3:30-4:30pm on Zoom
$140 (includes a box of needed supplies)

Instructor: Lindsay Fogg-Willits

Spend a fun hour on zoom making 2D art! We’ve put together a box of all the supplies you’ll need for the session so that kids can join in successfully each week. Students will develop their painting and drawing skills through technique demonstrations, material experimentation and projects exploring a variety of themes including landscape, portraiture, still life, figure drawing, abstraction and more. We will also learn ways that line, value, color, perspective and design principles can enhance a work of art. This is a fun and relaxed class for children of all levels! 

Register for Drawing and Painting

Sculpture (Ages 6-10) – Full, register for waiting list

January 21 – March 11 (no class 2/25)
7 weeks

3:30-4:30pm
$145

Instructor: Lindsay Fogg-Willits

A great workshop for children who have big imaginations and a love for building! We will work with clay, wood, cardboard, wire and more to create small and large-scale sculptures.  Projects will explore a variety of themes and will occasionally be inspired by sculpture artists working locally and abroad. Come ready to get your hands messy!

Register for Sculpture

Weekend Fun!

DROP-IN SNOW GLOBE PARTY!!

Saturday, December 18  
9:30am-5:30pm
$10 per person

Choose your favorite miniatures from our supply bar and assemble them to create a wintry (and waterless) landscape inside a plastic jar! Recommended for ages 4+ with a grown-up

Circle Weaving with instructor Talia Lefton
Ages 4-7 (with a grown-up)
Ages 8+

Sunday, February 6
10:00 – 11:30am
$20 per artist

Weave a round wall hanging using a variety of yarn, string, and fibers. Play with color and texture to create a one of a kind piece of art!

Talia Lefton has been a maker and daydreamer for as long as she can remember. She hot glued everything until she finally learned how to sew. Since graduating from Massachusetts College of Art and Design in 2011, Talia has developed her fiber art and teaching practice with a focus on community building and facilitating welcoming art making spaces. TaliaLefton.com

Register for Circle Weaving

Wet Felted Journal Cover (Adult Class) with instructor Talia Lefton 

Sunday, March 6
9:00 – 11:30am
$50 (includes all supplies)

Learn the basics of wet felting as you create a unique (and functional!) journal cover. Using soap and hot water, transform fluffy wool roving into a decorative and durable textile.

Talia Lefton has been a maker and daydreamer for as long as she can remember. She hot glued everything until she finally learned how to sew. Since graduating from Massachusetts College of Art and Design in 2011, Talia has developed her fiber art and teaching practice with a focus on community building and facilitating welcoming art making spaces. TaliaLefton.com

Register for Wet Felted Journal Cover

 

Birthday Parties

Art Always offers fun and personalized art parties on Sundays!  Learn more about Birthday Party Options.

Private Lessons $45/hour

Lindsay Fogg-Willits holds private lessons for students ages 5 and above. Time slots are limited. Contact Lindsay directly at ​lindsay@art-always.com for availability.

Parking!!

One of the many FABULOUS things about this new space is that there is plenty of on and off street parking! There is street parking up and down both sides of N. Maple, or pull onto Depot Ave and park along the side of the building during drop-off and pick-up time. There is also a parking lot at the Benjamin Moore paint store which is available anytime after 2pm, a lot behind the diner and JJ’s, and a lot behind the building housing Maple and Main Realty and Artifact Cider (directly across the street from our space).