MAUDE KERNS ART CENTER

Bringing Art to Life

Location:
1910 East 15th Avenue
Eugene, Oregon 97403

Phone:
541.345.1571
Fax:
541.345.6248

E-mail:
staff@mkartcenter.org


Gallery Hours:
Monday to Friday:
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday (when exhibits are on display): 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Gallery Admission:
Suggested Donation
$3 per person
$5 per family

SUMMER CLASSES

Discover Drawing and Painting

REGISTER FOR CLASSES

Call our Arts Education Coordinator at the Art Center at 541-345-1571 or e-mail at education@mkartcenter.org. We also have Gift Certificates. You can register for classes in person with cash, check, or credit card, or by mail with check or credit card. Scholarships are available based on financial eligibility. For more information contact the Art Center.

To register for a class or workshop please print out and mail your registration form with payment.


Click & Print Class Registration Form

Weather Advisory: In the event of bad weather, the Art Center will close if Lane Community College is closed. Classes for that day will be cancelled and a make-up session will be held at a later date. In the event that Lane Community College is delayed, all Art Center classes before 12pm will be cancelled. Call 541-345-1571 after 12pm on the day in question to check for afternoon and evening classes.

PARKING FOR MKAC CLASSES:

The Art Center has a parking lot that is reserved for Art Center students, visitors, and staff. Street parking permits available before class!

POLICIES:

Class Refund/Cancellation Policy: Refund is available five business days prior to the first class. There are no refunds after the first meeting.

Cancellation of Workshops/Camps: Full refund if request is made five business days or more prior to workshop. If refund request is made two days prior to the workshop, fees and 50% of tuition will be forfeited. No refunds one day prior.



Please ask for a materials list when registering.
Unless otherwise noted, materials are not usually included in class fees.


ADULT CLASSES

Basic Drawing
Taylor Wilson
Class ID #2387

Open the door of inspiration to your inner artist! In this introductory drawing class you will learn the fundamentals of drawing. Artist and instructor Taylor Wilson will discuss the importance of line, shape, value, and composition as you learn how to “see” like an artist. Using a variety of drawing tools, you will gain confidence in your drawing techniques and develop your skills as you complete a variety of exercises. This class offers a fun and relaxed atmosphere perfect for beginning students or intermediate artists looking to refresh their drawing skills.

Tuesdays, August 1 - September 19, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Members $84 ~ Non-Members $99

Drawing from Both Sides of the Brain
Nessa Muntor
Class ID #2390

Whether you are a new or an accomplished artist, learn how to tap into your imagination and apply thinking strategies that will help you translate and express your ideas and concepts onto paper. Your instructor will show you a variety of ways of approaching and thinking about a drawing in order to maximize your self-expression and get the best use of your imagination. Refine your drawing skills while learning the inner workings of your self-expression.

Wednesdays, July 19 - August 2, 6:00m - 8:00pm
Members $36.75 ~ Non-Members $48

CERAMICS CLASSES

Please call our Arts Education Coordinator at 541-345-1571 or e-mail education@mkartcenter.org for more information or if you would like to register.

Wheel Throwing
Nicole Hummel
Class ID #2391

Give wheel throwing a spin in our professional ceramics studio! Whether you’re a beginning or returning potter, you are sure to get tips you need in this small class. Instructor Nicole Hummel will lead you through the entire pottery process from start to finish. You will review the basics and finish on the last day of class experimenting with different glazes. There will be many opportunities to practice what you’ve learned, or perfect your techniques during these eight classes.

Thursdays, August 3 - September 21, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Members $89 ~ Non-Members $104 ~ $30 Materials fee

OPEN STUDIO SESSIONS

Please call our Arts Education Coordinator at 541-345-1571 or e-mail education@mkartcenter.org for more information or if you would like to register or drop-in to our Open Studio sessions!

The Art Center invites artists to become a part of our Open Studio Sessions. Model poses vary and are selected to acommodate artists' needs. Sign up for the whole term and receive a sizeable discount!

Drop-ins are welcome. $11 Drop-In Fee.

Figure Sculpture: Pose I
6 Sessions
Class ID #2392

One long pose held over 6 weeks. Model is nude.

Mondays, July 10 - August 14, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Members $48.50 ~ Non-Members $56

Figure Sculpture: Pose II
6 Sessions
Class ID #2393

One long pose held over 6 weeks. Model is nude.

Mondays, August 21 - October 2*, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Members $48.50 ~ Non-Members $56
*There will be no class Monday, Sept. 4th.

Draw, Paint, & Sculpt
8 Sessions
Class ID #2394

One long pose. Models change biweekly. Artists collectively decide the first week on a clothed or nude pose.

Tuesdays, July 11 - August 29, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Members $64.50 ~ Non-Members $74.50

Figure Drawing Round I
4 Sessions
Class ID #2395

Length of pose varies. Model is nude. Models change weekly.

Wednesdays, July 12 - August 2, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Members $32.50 ~ Non-Members $37.50

Figure Drawing Round II
4 Sessions
Class ID #2396

Length of pose varies. Model is nude. Models change weekly.

Wednesdays, August 9 - 30, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Members $32.50 ~ Non-Members $37.50

SUMMER ART CAMPS & WORKSHOPS

The Art Center offers full-day Summer Art Camps for Youth (Ages 6-12) and half-day Summer Workshops for Young Adults (Ages 10-16). Below is our preliminary schedule of Summer Art Camps & Workshops. We are accepting Camp & Workshop Registrations.

FULL-DAY SUMMER ART CAMP
for YOUTH (Ages 6-12)

Full-day Summer Art Camp for Youth (Ages 6-12) include all art supplies and 2 snacks daily. Students do need to bring a lunch each day. Please call our Arts Education Coordinator at 541-345-1571 or e-mail education@mkartcenter.org for more information or if you would like to register.

Drawing & Painting Like a Pro
Class ID #2376

Now that school’s out, it’s time to put your drawing and painting skills into practice. This first week of camp is jam-packed with projects that explore different media and techniques which are sure to spark creativity and inspire masterpieces. You’ll become an “Art Camp Pro” as you experiment with pencil, charcoal, pastel, watercolors, acrylics, and more. Friday at 4pm, your artwork will be exhibited for family and friends to see.

Monday - Friday, July 10 - 14, 8:30am - 5:00pm
Members $157 ~ Non-Members $172

Movie Making
Class ID #2377

“It’s Lights, Camera, Action!” in our ever-popular movie-making camp! In the mornings, you will create an artist portfolio as you develop your drawing and painting skills. In the afternoons, you will work in small groups with your “movie crew” to create a stop-motion animation movie short. Friday at 4pm, family and friends join us for your “Art Exhibit” and “Movie Premiere!”

Monday - Friday, July 17 - 21, 8:30am - 5:00pm
Members $157 ~ Non-Members $172

Mixed-Media 3D Creations
Class ID #2378

We’re jumping off of the paper and sculpting our art! From assembling artwork to carving plaster sculptures, the 3D possibilities are endless. Projects may include origami, papier-mâché, wire, different types of clay, and more! You will have the chance to display your sculptures for friends and family at the Art Show on Friday at 4pm.

Monday - Friday, July 24 - 28, 8:30am - 5:00pm
Members $157 ~ Non-Members $172

Art Explorers: Art Around the World
Class ID #2379

Make sure you’ve packed your imagination, because we’ll be traveling back in time and around the world this week. From Australia to Japan to Italy, you will draw, paint, and sculpt your way around the globe! Explore with us and then show off your worldly artwork to family and friends on Friday at 4pm.

Monday - Friday, July 31 - August 4, 8:30am - 5:00pm
Members $157 ~ Non-Members $172

Movie Making
Class ID #2380

Whether you are a new or returning camper, this is an exciting chance to learn how to make your very own stop-motion animation movie! You will be drawing and painting your mornings away, and spending your afternoons working in a small group developing characters, a storyline, and shooting your movie. On Friday at 4pm, your friends and family are invited to see all of your creations at the Art Show and Movie Premiere!

Monday - Friday, August 7 - 11, 8:30am - 5:00pm
Members $157 ~ Non-Members $172

Talia’s Creature Features & Animal Art Camp!
Class ID #2381

If you’re an animal lover, you’ll be sure to love this camp! We’ve invited a variety of special “guest models” to pose for your very own animal artwork. From fur to scales and things in between, you’ll be inspired to draw, paint, and sculpt all kinds of animals, whether they’re from the farm, the zoo, or your imagination. On Friday at 4pm, invite family and friends to see your portfolio of animal art.

Monday - Friday, August 14 - 18, 8:30am - 5:00pm
Members $157 ~ Non-Members $172

HALF-DAY SUMMER ART WORKSHOPS
for YOUNG ADULTS (Ages 10-16)

Please call our Arts Education Coordinator at 541-345-1571 or e-mail education@mkartcenter.org for more information or if you would like to register.

Drawing Workshop
Class ID #2382

Develop your drawing abilities and build your portfolio in this week-long workshop! Designed for all skill levels, this class will review basic drawing techniques and cover new skills to help further your understanding of shading, perspective, and line. Experiment with pencil, pen, and pastel as you explore color theory, composition, and more. On Friday at 11:30am, invite family and friends to see your drawing portfolio.

Monday - Friday, July 17 - 21, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Members $87 ~ Non-Members $102

Mixed-Media 3D Workshop
Class ID #2383

Take your artwork from two dimensions to three dimensions in this imaginative art workshop. Projects may include origami, papier-mâché, wire, different types of clay, and more! Have fun carving, forming, and collaging your creative sculptures as you learn to think about your artwork from all angles. You will have the chance to display your sculptures for friends and family at the Art Show on Friday at 11:30am.

Monday - Friday, July 24 - 28, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Members $87 ~ Non-Members $102

Storytelling with Comics Workshop
Class ID #2384

Bring your jokes, stories, and characters to life in this exciting workshop. Learn how to create characters, make backgrounds, incorporate text, and more. From small projects to complete comic strips, you are bound to have an impressive array of illustrative art by the time the week is over. Showcase your work for family and friends at the Art Show on Friday at 11:30am.

Monday - Friday, July 31 - August 4, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Members $87 ~ Non-Members $102

Painting Workshop
Class ID #2385

Learn the fundamentals of working with paint! Perfect for students of any skill level. Explore the concepts of color theory, composition, and light as you experiment with watercolors and acrylics. Review basic skills, practice new techniques, and learn a few tricks of the trade. On Friday at 11:30am, you will display your paintings for family and friends in your class “Art Exhibit.”

Monday - Friday, August 7 - 11, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Members $87 ~ Non-Members $102

Movie-Making Workshop
Class ID #2386

Get ready to create a stop-motion animation movie! In this workshop, you will have the opportunity to work on your own and in small groups to write, direct, and produce a stop-motion animation movie. From storyboarding to set design to filming, you will learn everything it takes to create your own movie, sequel, or preview. Friday at 1:30pm, family and friends are invited to the screening of your film.

Monday - Friday, August 14 - 18, 9:00am - 2:00pm
Members $102 ~ Non-Members $117

PRIVATE ART LESSONS

Do you have a budding artist?
It may be time for private art lessons at the Art Center!

Private Lessons are available for Youth (ages 6-12) and Young Adults (ages 10-16). Lessons will include (4) one-hour sessions with an Art Center Instructor. Weekly meetings. Lessons are available in a variety of drawing and painting mediums and are customized to fit each student's creative interests and schedule. To arrange private lessons for your young artist, please contact our Arts Education Coordinator at 541-345-1571 or education@mkartcenter.org
Private Art Lessons: $150 - (Cost of materials not included.)

GIFT CERTIFICATES

Personalized Gift Certificates are available for art classes, Art Center membership, or you can customize your own gift. To order your personalized Gift Certificate, you can call the Art Center at 541-345-1571 or e-mail education@mkartcenter.org

CONTACT US

Location:
1910 East 15th Avenue
Eugene, Oregon 97403

Phone: 541.345.1571
Fax: 541.345.6248

E-mail: staff@mkartcenter.org

Gallery Hours:
Monday to Friday:
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday (when exhibits are on display): 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Gallery Admission:
Suggested Donation
$3 per person
$5 per family