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Interested in calligraphy? 

Dogwood Crafters Co-Op will offer a two-day calligraphy workshop from 10 a.m. to noon May 4 and May 11 at the Dillsboro Masonic Lodge.

Cheryl Thompson, a long-time member of Dogwood Crafters, will share basic strokes and lettering techniques. Cost of the class is $14, payable on the first day.

Register to attend by May 1. Call Dogwood Crafters at 828.586.2248 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Franklin ARTSaturday

A free ARTSaturday workshop for elementary school-age children and their families will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at Franklin’s Town Square Gazebo.

The nature-themed event features make-and-take mini kites and paper craft flowers, Chalk-on-the-Sidewalk art, and other fun fresh-air activities. Come for any part of the session. Materials and trail mix snacks will be provided; no pre-registration is needed. 

In conjunction with the workshop, Macon County Art Association members’ works will be on display in an “Out of the Frame” clothesline art show and sale on Town Square. 

828.524.ARTS or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Waynesville’s Art After Dark returns

The Art After Dark 2017 season will kickoff from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 5, in downtown Waynesville. 

Each first Friday of the month (May-December), Main Street transforms into an evening of art, music, finger foods, beverages and shopping as artisan studios and galleries keep their doors open later for local residents and visitors. 

Participants include Burr Studio, Cedar Hill Studios, Earthworks Gallery, Haywood County Arts Council’s Gallery & Gifts, The Jeweler’s Workbench, Moose Crossing Burl Wood Gallery, T. Pennington Art Gallery, Twigs and Leaves Gallery and The Village Framer.

It is free to attend Art After Dark.

www.waynesvillegalleryassociation.com. 

 

Also:

• Local crafter and instructor Junetta Pell will be teaching a new “Berry Gathering Basket” workshop from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 27-28 at the Jackson County Extension Office in Sylva. This basket is a unique design that includes a hard bottom, tightly woven sides and a handy strap to gather those fresh berries as you pick them. Call the Extension Office at 828.586.4009 to register and for the supply list. Cost for this project is only $15. Class size is limited

• There will be an exhibit showcasing the work of painter Sharon Ann Volker through the month of April at the Macon County Public Library in Franklin. Volker is a self-taught artist. She began working with pastels in the early 1990s, experimenting first with the human form and then with a variety of still life and landscape subjects. Volker is a full-time resident of Otto and can create detailed reproductions and original works of art. She may be contacted at 828.524.5078 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

• The “Healing Through Art” exhibit will be held through April 29 at the Gallery & Gifts showroom at the Haywood County Arts Council in downtown Waynesville. See artistic pieces aimed at touching the lives of people through creativity, all while healing individuals and communities. www.haywoodarts.org. 

• “Paint Nite Waynesville” will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays at Frog Level Brewing in Waynesville. There will also be “Painting at the Porch” at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Southern Porch in Canton. Sign up for either event on the Paint Night Waynesville Facebook page (search event: Brush N. Brew) or call Robin Smathers at 828.400.9560. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

• There will be a “Thursday Painters Open Studio” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. at the Franklin Uptown Gallery. Bring a bag lunch, project and supplies. Free to the public. Membership not required. For information, call 828.349.4607.

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