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Oil Painting Workshop with Donna Bland

A Three-day master class in painting Join artist and instructor, Donna Bland, for an unforgettable and informative art adventure in value study, color mixing, and design while creating a beautiful painting. Donna's follow-along technique in teaching takes each student from a sketch to a finished oil painting each day. Theme: “Composition and Brushwork”  There will... View More

$300

Opening Reception: Peregrine Honig & A Growing Collection

An opening reception will be held on Saturday, June 26, 2021 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm celebrating the opening of Peregrine Honig's solo exhibition, and the opening of the exhibition A Growing Collection: the Past 10 Years. Opening receptions are free and open to the public. A cash bar will be available.   How to... View More

Colored Pencil Happy Hour with Wanda Taylor – June 29

Wind down after work by learning something new! Join us Tuesday nights in June to relax, unwind, have a drink, and experiment with colored pencil drawing. From 5:30 to 7:30 pm, award-winning artist Wanda Taylor will walk you through the process step by step, layer by layer, as you learn her methods in colored pencil.... View More

$35

Begin Your Journey: A Sketchbook Workshop – July 1

Begin Your Journey: A Sketchbook Workshop "It's so fine and yet so terrible to stand in front of a blank canvas" - Paul Cezanne   We all know that half of the battle of making art is just getting started. Join us for a workshop focusing on improving your sketching skills in a summer evening... View More

$25

Begin Your Journey: A Sketchbook Workshop – July 6

Begin Your Journey: A Sketchbook Workshop "It's so fine and yet so terrible to stand in front of a blank canvas" - Paul Cezanne We all know that half of the battle of making art is just getting started. Join us for a workshop focusing on improving your sketching skills in a summer evening environment.... View More

$25

Begin Your Journey: A Sketchbook Workshop – July 8

Begin Your Journey: A Sketchbook Workshop "It's so fine and yet so terrible to stand in front of a blank canvas" - Paul Cezanne   We all know that half of the battle of making art is just getting started. Join us for a workshop focusing on improving your sketching skills in a summer evening... View More

$25

Begin Your Journey: A Sketchbook Workshop – July 13

Begin Your Journey: A Sketchbook Workshop "It's so fine and yet so terrible to stand in front of a blank canvas" - Paul Cezanne   We all know that half of the battle of making art is just getting started. Join us for a workshop focusing on improving your sketching skills in a summer evening... View More

Bee Creative @ AKMA: Puppet-Making Workshop

If you had fun at Bee Creative last year, then you're in for a honey of a treat! Miss Bee is back and this time we're making puppets. This workshop is best for kids ages 7-12. We'll end this three-day session with a puppet show with all of our creations.   HOW TO PARTICIPATE July... View More

$90

Painting the Heartland Workshop with Larry DeGraff

Whether it's the countryside with its gently rolling hills or scenes of small town charm, the Heartland is a celebration of humble, everyday life. In this two-day workshop we will leave the mountains and seacoast behind and focus on painting the subtle but profoundly moving Midwest landscape. Areas of emphasis will be creating drama and... View More

$220

Creative Connections: Week 2! Summer Camp at the AKMA

WEEK TWO: By popular demand! Join us for a second week of AKMA Summer Camp when we explore art-making, the creative process, special techniques, and ways of looking at art. We will work on hands-on activities directly inspired by the AKMA permanent collection. These activities will be different than summer camp in June. This week... View More

Animal Portrait Drawing with Cody Wheelock

Whether it be “man’s best friend”, a fuzzy feline, or wildlife out the window, pets and animals hold a special place in our heart.  In this workshop artist Cody Wheelock will lead students in creating charcoal drawings of animals.  He will explain the basics of using charcoal, facilitate some exploratory exercises and teach students how to incorporate... View More

$100