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Adult Courses and Trips

General Museum News

May 30, 2007

Registration is underway for summer courses and bus trips for adults at the Museum School of the Springfield Museums. For complete course descriptions and travel itineraries, call 413–263–6800, ext. 377, or log onto www.springfieldmuseums.org. On-line course registration is available.

Museum School Courses

Gardening: Design and Beauty around the World - Mary Hart Parker, instructor; Tues., 10-11:30 a.m., July 17, 24 and 31.

Creative Writing Workshop: Exploring the Self - Janet Sadler, instructor; Sat., 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., July 14.

Creative Writing Course: Exploring the Self - Janet Sadler, instructor; Wed., 5-8 p.m., July 18- Aug. 22.

Culinary Arts: A Recipe for Art - Claire Hopley, instructor; Thurs., 10 a.m.-noon, June 14.

Art Dolls - Mari Funai, instructor; Mon., 6-8 p.m., July 16-Aug. 6.

Garden Mosaics: Treasure from Shards - Marlene Marshall, instructor; Thurs. & Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Aug. 9 and 10.

Intermediate/Advanced Silk Painting - Maureen Egan, instructor; Wed., 10 a.m.-2 p.m., June 20.

Silk Scarf Painting - Maureen Egan, instructor; Wed., 10 a.m.-2 p.m., June 27.

Introduction to Genealogy - John P. O'Connor, instructor; Wed., 9 a.m.-noon, July 18 OR Aug. 18 OR Sept 22.

Calligraphy: Book Hand - Mari Funai, instructor; Tues., 6-8 p.m., July 17-Aug. 7.

Drawing: An Introduction and Review - Doug Gillette, instructor; Mon., 9:30 a.m.-noon, July 23-
Aug. 13.

Drawing from Nature with Pencils and Watercolor - Robert Masla, instructor; Tues. & Thurs., 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., July 24-Aug. 2.

Portraits in Pastels - Greg Maichack, instructor; Wed, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Aug. 8-29.

Painting in the Style of the Impressionists - Doug Gillette, instructor; Tues., 6-8 p.m., July 24-Aug. 14.

Watercolor Intensive Workshop - Susan Tilton Pecora, instructor; Wed., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.,
June 13 OR Aug. 8.

Bus Trips

Hudson River Treasures: Kykuit with Chagall and Matisse at Union Church - Jeanne Fontaine, tour leader; Sun., July 29, depart 7:15 a.m., return 6:30 p.m. Includes admission to the Kykuit Estate, Union Church, private luncheon, bus transportation, and gratuities.

Monet and Mozart in the Berkshires - Guy McLain, tour leader; Tues., Aug. 14, depart noon, return 11 p.m. Includes admission to the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, private dinner at Cranwell Resort, reserved eating in Osawa Hall at Tanglewood, bus transportation, and gratuities.
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