THIS CLASS IS SOLD OUT. Join paper specialist Gail Hercher and indulge in the joy of hand-crafted, personal books. This class will focus on the Japanese Binding technique, with endless potential for personalization and artistic variations.
Who are you? That’s the question that artists were asked to answer in the Museum’s upcoming exhibition entitled I Am Me: Artists’ Self-Portraits, opening February 2.
“Women Create” is an ongoing series exclusively for women age 16 and over. The class features a new art project, muse, and discussion each month. Find a little romance in your February as we explore the late 15th century “The Unicorn in Captivity” tapestry. All skill levels are welcome and all supplies are provided. The cost of this class is $35.00 per person.
Join local artist Wana Klasen and discover the artistry, technical tricks, creative freedom, and beautiful finished pieces you can achieve with the simple but satisfying method of watercolor on canvas. All skill levels are welcome and all supplies are provided. The cost of this class is $45.00 per person.
Join expert digital artist Anita McLaughlin as she teaches simple drawing techniques, how to use brushes, text and layers, and how to apply photo enhancements to make and share your own digital artworks. All skill levels are welcome. The cost of this class is $65.00 per person, which includes both sessions.
Discover the ease and artistry of linoleum printmaking! Practiced by masters but friendly enough for beginners, linoleum cuts are versatile and fun. All skill levels are welcome and all supplies are provided. The cost of this class is $85.00 per person, which includes both sessions.
Back by popular demand! Used by seasoned artists yet easy enough for the beginner to do at home, monotypes using gelatin prints is a fast, fun, color-filled experience in printmaking. All skill levels are welcome and all supplies are provided. The cost of this class is $85.00 person, which includes both sessions.
From the Great Wall of China, to the walling off of traffic noises from interstate highways, to understanding the concepts of phrases like “a fly on the wall,” arts consultant Lynn Holley will take you through the complexities and nature of the word “walls” through its history up to contemporary times.
Embrace the new year with a creative spirit! In “Women Create,” we’ll employ the dreamy and elegant painting "Spring" by Frances MacDonald as our muse. All skill levels are welcome and all supplies are provided. The cost of this class is $35.00 per person.
Take a tour of the Museum’s current Art About Agriculture exhibit with the featured artists as your guides!
In concert with his current exhibition From the Ashes: Thomas Fire Photography by Luther Gerlach, join Gerlach for an exclusive reception and lecture as we mark the one-year anniversary of the Thomas Fire.
Premiere Party: The 11th Annual Art About Agriculture and From the Ashes: Thomas Fire Photography by Luther Gerlach
Two exhibitions in one premiere party! Be the first to see The 11th Annual Art About Agriculture and From the Ashes: Thomas Fire Photography by Luther Gerlach.
Conejo Valley oil painter Shannon Celia has recently been on an artistic “Odyssey Through Oxnard.” Celia will reveal what inspired her journey through Oxnard, and how it evolved to include an artist-in-residency, a public art project in downtown Oxnard, and an entire series of paintings.
Now in its second year, The Land of Light invites visitors to see and experience art in a whole new way! The event is inspired by artists of all ages and is designed to engage the community through interactive art installations including lighting effects, visual film graphics, and displays of science and technology.
Artist and guest curator Xavier Montes is marking the 25th year of his De Colores Art Show with an invitational exhibit entitled Sanctuary/Santuario, featuring art by over 30 esteemed artists.
Ventura County sculptors Marianne McGrath and Cheryl Ann Thomas will give a joint talk and tour of their current dual exhibit, Local Clay.
The new Collage Essentials class at the Santa Paula Art Museum’s Cole Creativity Center is definitely not your grandmother’s kind of collage! Equal parts memory, curiosity, experiment and instinct, collage is a fascinating medium with endless potential for creative expression.
In concert with her current exhibit, Local Clay, at the Santa Paula Art Museum, artist and CSUCI assistant professor of art Marianne McGrath will lead students through techniques and concepts that she uses to unlock the unique, expressive potential of highly personalized, small scale ceramic works.