THELMA SADOFF CENTER FOR THE ARTS

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Allison Roberts: Trace
Allison Roberts: Trace
Mar 18 – May 1 all-day
Allison Roberts: Trace
Exhibition will be on display from March 18, 2021 – May 1, 2021 Born and raised in Oklahoma, Roberts’ lens-based work approaches temporality, place, and identity during transitional periods. Exploring the performative relationship between image[...]
Nishiki Sugawara-Beda: I’ll Be There
Nishiki Sugawara-Beda: I’ll Be There
Mar 18 – May 1 all-day
Exhibition will be on display from March 18, 2021 – May 1, 2021 Born and raised in Japan, Nishiki primarily works on 2D surface while continuing her experimentations with other visual languages, such as 3D[...]
Studio 51: Abstract Watercolors 10:30 am
Studio 51: Abstract Watercolors
May 1 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Be wild and free in this abstract watercolor class! We will talk about different watercolor techniques like wet-on-wet, wet-on-dry, layering, creating texture, and more. Everyone of all ages and abilities can come and create a[...]
Shibori Dyeing 12:30 pm
Shibori Dyeing
May 1 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
If you have a piece of clothing or a linen that needs some rejuvenation, this class is for you. Learn several traditional Japanese shibori resist dyeing techniques and the unique patterns that they create. Bring[...]
Salsa Manzana 7:00 pm
Salsa Manzana
May 1 @ 7:00 pm
Salsa Manzana is an authentic Salsa Band of Lawrence University students, alumni & professors combined with other veteran local and Caribbean musicians. Get ready to dance! We’ll be in the Great Hall. Bar opens at[...]
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THELMA Book Club 5:30 pm
THELMA Book Club
May 3 @ 5:30 pm
THELMA Book Club
Get ready for the next meeting of the THELMA Book Club! We are reading Warpaint by Alicia Foster.   You don’t have to finish the book, or even have read it, to attend! Join the[...]
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Carol Rode-Curley: Baggage
Carol Rode-Curley: Baggage
May 6 – Jun 19 all-day
Carol Rode-Curley: Baggage
Carol Rode-Curley’s exhibition Baggage will be on display from May 6 – June 19, 2021. Carol Rode-Curley is a Milwaukee-based artist. Without forethought she’s inspired late at night by music, sips of beer and a[...]
Jaymee Harvey Willms: Souvenirs
Jaymee Harvey Willms: Souvenirs
May 6 – Jun 19 all-day
Jaymee Harvey Willms: Souvenirs
Exhibition will be on display from May 6 – June 19, 2021 Jaymee Harvey Willms is an artist living and working in Milwaukee. She was born and raised in Maplewood, Minnesota. From there she moved[...]
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Studio 51: Mother’s Day Pop-Up Cards 10:30 am
Studio 51: Mother’s Day Pop-Up Cards
May 8 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Learn how to make an adorable pop-up heart card for mom in this family-friendly class! A step-by-step tutorial will be provided as well as several examples for personalizing your card for this upcoming Mother’s Day.[...]
Charcoal Portraiture 12:30 pm
Charcoal Portraiture
May 8 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Observe the subtleties of light and shadow in this class on charcoal portraiture. Learn how to achieve a proportional drawing, represent a full range of tones in black and white, and how to create depth[...]
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80’s Night! A Glass with Your Class: Brush and a Beverage 4:30 pm
80’s Night! A Glass with Your Class: Brush and a Beverage
May 13 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
80’s night! Learn some abstract painting techniques while listening to your favorite throwback tunes! Pick and choose the techniques that speak to you and create a unique artwork. Dressing up and singing along encouraged. So,[...]
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Studio 51: Pointillism 10:30 am
Studio 51: Pointillism
May 15 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Make a little noise in this class as we tap our way to amazing artworks! Learn how to create images and mix colors using nothing but dots! We have different techniques and media depending on[...]
Acrylic Still Life 12:30 pm
Acrylic Still Life
May 15 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
In this class, we will cover compositional strategies when looking at a portion of a larger still-life, underpainting, as well as some paint application techniques when working with acrylic. Forget the boring bowls of fruit[...]
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Studio 51: Geometric Tape Resist 10:30 am
Studio 51: Geometric Tape Resist
May 22 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Try your hand at modern art in this tape resist painting class. We will lay out lines and shapes with painter’s tape on amazing holographic paper! We will talk about different techniques for painting your[...]
Tactile Collage 12:30 pm
Tactile Collage
May 22 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Think about art differently in this collage class that focuses more on touch than on sight. We will talk about the conventions of art and how makers can think about the other senses when creating[...]
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A Glass with Your Class: Sip and Sculpt 4:30 pm
A Glass with Your Class: Sip and Sculpt
May 27 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Join us for a drink and some creativity in this jewelry-making class for all experience levels. You will learn several techniques in sculpting with polymer clay to create your own jewelry designs! We will sculpt,[...]
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Studio 51: Memorial Day Pinwheels 10:30 am
Studio 51: Memorial Day Pinwheels
May 29 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Celebrate Memorial Day this year with DIY patriotic pinwheels that you can hold in the wind or place in your yard! You will learn how to make the pinwheel from scratch and then you will[...]
Oil Painting Seascapes 12:30 pm
Oil Painting Seascapes
May 29 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Join us for a class all about achieving beautiful seascape compositions in oils. We will cover blending techniques for water, the structure of waves, and getting that vibrant translucency as light shines through the water.[...]
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