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Calendar of Events - Sonoran Arts League

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Events in the month of June 2021


Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Create a forever green garden.

 

Instructor: Kathleen Nelson

 

This garden will never whither.  What will you put in your garden?  Using an 16 x 8 inch sheet of clear glass you will design flowers and other garden items to make your garden unique.  Frit (ground glass), glass pebbles, thin rods of glass and glass triangles will be used to make the flowers and background.  This class does not require glass cutting skills.


Class Fee: $65
Materials Fee: $20

Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate

Age Limit: Minimum age of 12. Ages 12-17 ok, but must be accompanied by parent or guardian. 

Click here to view the terms and details of the Sonoran Arts League Refund Policy & Cancellation Notice.


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Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Create a forever green garden.

 

Instructor: Kathleen Nelson

 

This garden will never whither.  What will you put in your garden?  Using an 16 x 8 inch sheet of clear glass you will design flowers and other garden items to make your garden unique.  Frit (ground glass), glass pebbles, thin rods of glass and glass triangles will be used to make the flowers and background.  This class does not require glass cutting skills.


Class Fee: $65
Materials Fee: $20

Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate

Age Limit: Minimum age of 12. Ages 12-17 ok, but must be accompanied by parent or guardian. 

Click here to view the terms and details of the Sonoran Arts League Refund Policy & Cancellation Notice.


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Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - Wednesday, June 2, 2021
New Member Coffee is a monthly gathering to welcome new Sonoran Arts League Members. Offering a relaxed networking opportunity to meet other members, share artistic ideas, and learn more about the League.
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Thursday, June 3, 2021 - Thursday, June 3, 2021

Participants will learn the principles of fusing & slumping glass, as well as introductory glass cutting techniques. After the instruction period, participants will create their own project from a variety of instructor provided patterns and shapes.

The Sonoran Arts League is proud to offer a Veteran Art Program to our military community, both active and retired, including free art classes, workshops, and open studio time, bridging the United States Armed Forces and the arts community by bringing the arts and art education to veterans and military.

Free for Veterans and Active Duty Service Members.
Guests and Spouses are invited to join pending available space for $12. 

 

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Friday, June 4, 2021 - Friday, June 25, 2021

This 4-week class is designed for adults of beginner and intermediate experience levels. Students will learn handbuilding techniques tailored to their experience level and surface treatments to works created.
 

 

Instructor: Robin Ray

 

4 Week Series - Class Dates:

  • June 4, 2021 - 9:00am to Noon
  • June 11, 2021 - 9:00am to Noon
  • June 18, 2021 - 9:00am to Noon
  • June 25, 2021 - 9:00am to Noon


Registration includes:

  • 4 Weekly live lessons
  • Hands on instructor support
  • Ceramics materials provided at the Studio (clay, tools, wareboards, plastic, underglazes)
  • 2 rounds of firing
  • Glazes


Class Fee: $150
Materials Fee: $20 (to be paid directly to the instructor) 

Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate

Age Limit: Adult Only (must be 18+)

Click here to view the terms and details of the Sonoran Arts League Refund Policy & Cancellation Notice.
 


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Friday, June 4, 2021 - Friday, June 4, 2021

Sonoran Arts League members and artists are invited to drop-in for open studio time. No instruction will be provided, however like-minded artists can offer tips and advice if needed. Participants bring their own supplies.

Free for League Members / $10 Non-Member


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Friday, June 4, 2021 - Friday, June 4, 2021

Opening Reception: Friday, June 4, 4pm to 7pm

Exhibition on Display: June 2- July 3, 2021


An Artists Opening Reception will be held on Friday, June 4th from 4pm to 7pm. The reception will celebrate many of the talented artists in the community, an artist meet & greet, and light refreshments.

 

The safety and health of our guests is our priority. Face coverings are required and social distancing will be enforced.

 


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Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Art on the Rocks Member Happy Hour provides an opportunity to keep up with industry happenings and connect with fellow members in a casual, social setting. Each week will feature a craft cocktail inspired by an iconic work of art.
Members are encouraged to invite prospective members and fellow artists as your guest free of charge.
 
Wednesday, June 9 – Forget Me Not Margarita inspired by The Persistence of Memory, Salvador Dali (1903)
 
Wednesday, June 23 – Cosmopolitan inspired by Woman with a Hat, Henri Matisse (1905)  
 
Wednesday, July 7 – Aperol Spritz inspired by Oriental Poppies, Georgia O’Keeffe (1927)
 
Wednesday, July 21 – Mojito inspired by Self-Portrait with Monkey, Frida Kahlo (1938)
 

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Thursday, June 10, 2021 - Thursday, June 10, 2021
The Sonoran Arts League is proud to offer a Veteran Art Program to our military community, both active and retired, including free art classes, workshops, and open studio time, bridging the United States Armed Forces and the arts community by bringing the arts and art education to veterans and military.

Free for Veterans and Active Duty Service Members.
Guests and Spouses are invited to join pending available space for $12. 

 

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Monday, June 14, 2021 - Thursday, June 17, 2021
Visual Art Summer Camp
Session 1, Grades K-2
June 14 – June 17, 2021
10:00am – 12:00pm
 
$90 (Materials & snack included)
A limited number of participant scholarships are available through the generous support of Kiwanis of Carefree.
 
Sonoran Arts League Youth Art Summer Camps offer the unique opportunity for the young artist to explore new mediums, experience different materials, and stretch the bounds of their creativity. Sessions will feature age-appropriate instruction and hands-on learning.
 
Summer Camp will feature a variety of mediums from ceramic painting, clay building, drawing, painting, and mixed media.  

 

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Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - Tuesday, June 15, 2021
The Sonoran Arts League Board of Directors determines the strategic direction of the organization while addressing economic development, growth, and unity amid a global pandemic. Board members will work to continue to build strong partnerships and connections that benefit the Sonoran Arts League members and the surrounding community. 

Board meetings are held monthly on the third Tuesday of the month. Sonoran Arts League members are invited to attend board meetings as guests or submit items to be added to the agenda for presentation during a meeting. 

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Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Empty Bowls is an international project to fight hunger, personalized by artists and art organizations on a community level. For two decades, members and friends of the Sonoran Arts League have been creating ceramic and glass bowls in support of the Foothills Food Bank Empty Bowls Project held to help raise awareness of World Hunger Day.

Grab some friends and join us in the Arts Learning Studio to make or glaze a bowl to be donated to the Empty Bowls Project. This event is led by an instructor and no experience is required. Free to participate and all materials will be provided.

 


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Monday, June 21, 2021 - Thursday, June 24, 2021
Visual Art Summer Camp
Session 2, Grades 3-8
June 21 – June 24, 2021
9:00am – 12:00pm
 
$90 (Materials & snack included)
A limited number of participant scholarships are available through the generous support of Kiwanis of Carefree.
 
Sonoran Arts League Youth Art Summer Camps offer the unique opportunity for the young artist to explore new mediums, experience different materials, and stretch the bounds of their creativity. Sessions will feature age-appropriate instruction and hands-on learning.
 
Summer Camp will feature a variety of mediums from ceramic painting, clay building, drawing, painting, and mixed media.  

 

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Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Empty Bowls is an international project to fight hunger, personalized by artists and art organizations on a community level. For two decades, members and friends of the Sonoran Arts League have been creating ceramic and glass bowls in support of the Foothills Food Bank Empty Bowls Project held to help raise awareness of World Hunger Day.

Grab some friends and join us in the Arts Learning Studio to make or glaze a bowl to be donated to the Empty Bowls Project. This event is led by an instructor and no experience is required. Free to participate and all materials will be provided.

 


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Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Art on the Rocks Member Happy Hour provides an opportunity to keep up with industry happenings and connect with fellow members in a casual, social setting. Each week will feature a craft cocktail inspired by an iconic work of art.
Members are encouraged to invite prospective members and fellow artists as your guest free of charge.
 
Wednesday, June 23 – Cosmopolitan inspired by Woman with a Hat, Henri Matisse (1905)  
 
Wednesday, July 7 – Aperol Spritz inspired by Oriental Poppies, Georgia O’Keeffe (1927)
 
Wednesday, July 21 – Mojito inspired by Self-Portrait with Monkey, Frida Kahlo (1938)
 

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Thursday, June 24, 2021 - Thursday, July 15, 2021
Does this sound like a musical production? In a way it is & you are the composer, conductor & producer (in Watercolor)!


Instructor: Yvonne Joyner


Letting your brushes dance and learning how to create singing colors is the key to beautiful watercolor. Many people want to paint loosely and freely, because of the beautiful effects it create, but also for the creative freedom and joy of the process.
 

4 Week Series - Class Dates:

  • June 24, 2021 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
  • July 1, 2021 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
  • July 8, 2021 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
  • July 15, 2021 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

 
In these classes you will be given a number of lessons & tips that will help you paint with more freedom & confidence. Subject matter will range from still life to landscape, to (who knows!)

Fundamentals will include Color Relationships, Value Contrast & Good Design.

*This class series can be taken stand alone or followed up with a second session scheduled to begin June 24th. 


Class Fee: $180 (materials not included)

Skill Level: Intermediate, Advanced  *These classes are for all levels of watercolor painters with some previous experience. Absolute beginners are asked to contact the instructor: yvonnejoyner@cox.net.

Age Limit: Adult Only (must be 18+) 

Click here to view the terms and details of the Sonoran Arts League Refund Policy & Cancellation Notice.

 

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Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Empty Bowls is an international project to fight hunger, personalized by artists and art organizations on a community level. For two decades, members and friends of the Sonoran Arts League have been creating ceramic and glass bowls in support of the Foothills Food Bank Empty Bowls Project held to help raise awareness of World Hunger Day.

Grab some friends and join us in the Arts Learning Studio to make or glaze a bowl to be donated to the Empty Bowls Project. This event is led by an instructor and no experience is required. Free to participate and all materials will be provided.

 


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Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Empty Bowls is an international project to fight hunger, personalized by artists and art organizations on a community level. For two decades, members and friends of the Sonoran Arts League have been creating ceramic and glass bowls in support of the Foothills Food Bank Empty Bowls Project held to help raise awareness of World Hunger Day.

Grab some friends and join us in the Arts Learning Studio to make or glaze a bowl to be donated to the Empty Bowls Project. This event is led by an instructor and no experience is required. Free to participate and all materials will be provided.

 


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Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Empty Bowls is an international project to fight hunger, personalized by artists and art organizations on a community level. For two decades, members and friends of the Sonoran Arts League have been creating ceramic and glass bowls in support of the Foothills Food Bank Empty Bowls Project held to help raise awareness of World Hunger Day.

Grab some friends and join us in the Arts Learning Studio to make or glaze a bowl to be donated to the Empty Bowls Project. This event is led by an instructor and no experience is required. Free to participate and all materials will be provided.

 


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