3-Part Watercolor Painting Series
MONDAYS, JULY 1, 8 & 15 | 2-5 PM
$45 per session ($40 Friends of SAC)
All levels – Ages 16+
Class 1, July 1: Beginner Basics, Seascapes, Fireworks
Class 2, July 8: July 4th Fireworks, continued
Class 3, July 15: Landscapes, focusing on composition and washes
This class will introduce attendees to the basic skills of watercolor and help them enjoy the process of creative experimentation. Students will learn to use the technique of washes by changing color into pools of water, manage spontaneity with control, and learn how to create variations of a landscape theme. This will help build a repertoire of skills and when to use them…and have fun doing so!
A supply lists will be emailed to attendees prior to the first class, or starter kits can be purchased in person.
$45 per class drop-in fee ($40 for Friends of SAC) will be offered after July 1, subject to availability, and in-person only on July 1, pending available space.
Lois Bender’s watercolors explore the themes of nature, gardens and landscapes at various sites in The Hamptons, Paris and the Metro New York area She taught throughout the Hamptons for 15 years at the venues Bridge Gardens, Wolffers, Madoo, Sag Harbor Florist, LongHouse Reserve, Guild Hall, Gurney’s and in New York. She is an Adjunct Art Professor at Essex County College in Newark, NJ. She loves to introduce watercolor to newcomers to show them techniques that make watercolor a very forgiving medium. She teaches watercolor still life, landscape, portraits, creative abstraction and nature subjects to groups and privately. www.gardenspiritsny.com & www.LoisBender.com
July 4 Hours: 10 AM-2 PM The International Center of Photography and Southampton Arts Center are thrilled to co-present the National Geographic Photo Ark exhibition this summer, featuring the compelling and visually stunning work of National Geographic photographer and Fellow Joel Sartore. The exhibition will highlight Sartore’s images from his work in more than 250 zoos, aquariums and animal rescue centers around the world. This exhibition is made possible by the Harbers Family Foundation and Renee Harbers and Chris Liddell and is organized and traveled by the National Geographic Society. NOTE: Galleries will be closed on Saturday, July 27 and Thursday, August 29
World Music on the Steps with The Jam Session of the Hamptons returns for another summer of live music with musicians from our local and global community. The world-class performances have experience especially designed to showcase the diversity of music, appealing to adults and children alike as they pass by. These informal concerts take place on the front steps of SAC every Sunday from 2 to 4 PM from July 7 through September 1.