Stirring the Pot: Bringing the Wanamaker Photos Home

JCC Center Gallery 260 North Union Street, Olean, NY

A digital repatriation photography exhibit conceived, photographed, and curated by Dr. Joe Stahlman and Dr. Fileve T. Palmer Stirring the Pot: Bringing the Wanamaker Photos Home is a project conceived about continuing community-based collaboration photography projects. For more information visit: https://stirringthepotexhibit.wordpress.com/

Free

Jenni Sorkin: Doing Inclusive and Revisionist Ceramic History

Alfred University 1 Saxon Drive, Alfred, NY

ONLINE LECTURE Jenni Sorkin is Associate Professor of History of Art & Architecture at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She writes on the intersections between gender, material culture, and contemporary art, working primarily on women artists and underrepresented media. Her books include: Live Form: Women, Ceramics and Community (University of Chicago Press, 2016), Revolution […]

Silent Film Lecture-Concert Featuring Dennis James

Harder Hall, Holmes Auditorium, Alfred U

Internationally renowned theatre organist and silent film accompanist, Dennis James will appear in a lecture-concert performance of the silent film "My True Heart Susie" starring Lillian Gish. My TRUE HEART SUSIE music score is compiled from Classic Ragtime compositions by Joe Lamb mixed together with Ragtime Era popular, salon and generic silent film pieces typically […]

Paper Making

Tri-County Arts Council 110 W. State Street, Olean, NY

In this introductory workshop, students will learn the basics of hand paper-making, including pulp preparation, sheet forming, couching, pressing, and drying. This month is bookbinding too and you can use paper from this class to make your own book! Instructor: Susan Doran Date: February 5th 2022 (Saturday) Time: 12:00 -3:00pm at 3 hours Cost: $50 […]

$50 – $60

Creative Clay: Magnets

Tri-County Arts Council 110 W. State Street, Olean, NY

Instructor: Tara Dedrick Date: February 7th from 6:30-9:00pm Cost: $35 Family Members & Above and $45 Basic Members & Non-Members This is a great entry level class for creative clay! Using small cookie cutters and big creative ideas, students will plan, create and glaze one of a kind magnets! Use on your refrigerator or office. […]

$35 – $45

Gel Printing

Tri-County Arts Council 110 W. State Street, Olean, NY

Gel printing is a form of printmaking called mono-printing. To do mono-printing in the past you had to have a press to transfer the paints from the plate to the paper. Now you can use a gel plate, which is a soft silicone plate that allows you create beautiful monotypes without a press! Instructor: Theresa Heinz […]

$40 – $50

Paper Marbling

Tri-County Arts Council 110 W. State Street, Olean, NY

Discover the joy of paper marbling in this hands-on workshop! Learn traditional marbling techniques with combs and rakes and be guided through the process of creating unique experimental designs. Students will go home with 15+ sheets of paper that can be used for bookbinding, card making, scrapbooking, framing, and more. No previous art experience necessary. […]

$50 – $60

Beginners Drawing: February

Tri-County Arts Council 110 W. State Street, Olean, NY

This drawing class provides an opportunity for participants to expand on the drawing concepts introduced by instructor. Emphasis is placed on learning design principles, drawing techniques, and drawing skills leading to the development of abilities that are necessary to draw still life. Participants are given explanations on how to draw simple shapes to slowly move […]

$35 – $45

Calligraphy

Tri-County Arts Council 110 W. State Street, Olean, NY

"Learn the art of calligraphy, literally, "beautiful writing," from professional calligrapher Betsy Afton, who has over 40 years' worth of experience in this art form and has been both using it and teaching it for that long. Three different styles, Italics, Gothic and Celtic will be presented and taught in a relaxed, informative and accessible […]

$45 – $55

Bookbinding

Tri-County Arts Council 110 W. State Street, Olean, NY

In the Bookbinding Workshop we will work on a variety of binding techniques. Students can choose from perfect bound, pamphlet stitch and accordion bindings with a variety of soft or board covers. Tools and basic paper supplies will be provided or you can work with the handmade paper or marbled paper you have created in a […]

$50 – $60

Encaustic with Collage

Tri-County Arts Council 110 W. State Street, Olean, NY

Encaustic, a hot wax medium, is the perfect vehicle to transform bits of ephemera into a personal work of art. Learn techniques to use this translucent wax medium with paper scraps and other lightweight materials. Participants may bring copies of photos, poems, quotes or other things printed on paper. Consider copies of letters, scraps of […]

$50 – $60