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Summer Courses for Adults

General Museum News

May 16, 2006

Museum School Offers Summer Courses and Trips for Adults.

The Museum School at the Quadrangle is offering the following courses and bus trips for adults this summer. Registration begins May 30. For complete course descriptions and information about scholarships, call 413–263–6800, ext. 377, or log onto www.springfieldmuseums.org. On-line course registration is available. From Mozart to Mahler - Guy McLain, instructor; Wed., 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Sept. 13, 20, 27. Bringing Out Your Own Book: One-day Workshop - Janet Sadler, instructor; Wed., 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Aug. 9. Fiber Arts: Creative Couture - Athan Vannell, instructor; Mon. & Wed., 6-8 p.m., July 17-26. Folk Arts: Paper Cutting Techniques From Around the World - Susan Urban, instructor; Mon. & Wed., 6-8 p.m.; July 10-26. Tarot - Mari Funai, instructor; Tues. 6-8 p.m., July 11-Aug. 1. Colored Pencil - Mari Funai, instructor; Wed., 10 a.m.-noon, July 12-Aug. 2. Art Dolls - Mari Funai, instructor; Mon., 10 a.m.-noon, July 10-31. Introduction to Genealogy - John P. O'Connor, instructor; Sat., 9 a.m.-noon, July 22, or Aug. 19, or Sept. 23. Think Like a Chess Master: Checkmating the King - Haven Williams, instructor; Mon., Wed., Fri., noon-3 p.m., July 10-21. Very, Very Basic Drawing - Jesse Connor, instructor; Mon. & Wed., 6-8 p.m., July 10-26, or 9:30-11:30 a.m., Aug. 7-23. Intermediate Drawing - Jesse Connor, instructor; Tues. & Thurs., 10 a.m.-noon, Aug. 1-17. Portraits in Pastels - Greg Maichack, instructor; Fri., 3-5 p.m., July 14-Aug. 25. Intro to Pastels - Jeff Kern, instructor; Sat., 1:30-4 p.m., Aug. 19 & 26. Asian Art Intensive - Elizabeth Epstein, instructor; Sat., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., June 17. Painting with Mixed Media - Jesse Connor, instructor; Tues., 6:30-8:30 p.m., July 11-Aug. 1. En Plein Air Painting: Land and Sky, Weed and Tree - Greg Maichack, instructor; Wed., 9:30 a.m.-noon, Aug. 2-23. Watercolor Intensive Workshop - Susan Tilton Pecora, instructor; Tues., 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Aug. 1. Beginning/Intermediate Watercolor - Joy Kinigstein, instructor; Mon. & Wed., 6:30-8:30 p.m., July 10-31. Day Trips Bus Trip: Music and Majesty in the Berkshires - Guy McLain, group leader; Wed., July 19, depart noon, return 11 p.m. Includes admission to MASS MoCA, private dinner at Cranwell Resort, reserved seating for the Emerson Quartet at Tanglewood, and bus transportation. Bus Trip: Art & Nature on the Connecticut River - Jeanne Fontaine, group leader; Tues., Aug. 8, depart 8:30 a.m., return 6 p.m. Includes admission to the Florence Griswold Museum and the Connecticut River Museum, private luncheon, River Quest boat cruise, and bus transportation.
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