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EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

Education in the visual arts is one of the main purposes of the Pence Gallery. Frequent lectures given by the exhibiting artist or curator are an important part of each show. The Gallery also offer several drawing workshops for adults, provides ArtSmart and KidsCreate programs for children, and provides an Internship Program for University students.

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    CLASSES

  CONTINUING WATERCOLOR
with artist
JOANNE ANDRESEN
Wednesday, 9-11:30 AM | $120 members |$130 nonmembers
Sept. 11, 18, 25 & Oct. 9, 16 (5 sessions | No class on Oct. 2)

This class is intended for artists who have had some experience with watercolor. Our emphasis will be on painting nature. Studying skies, trees, rocks and water, and how each appears in sun and shade and different weather conditions, will be part of our lessons. We will use photos and live subject matter as the inspiration for paintings. A friendly class environment makes class critiques helpful and stress free.

How to register
- Send a check to Joanne Andresen, 2314 Fortuna Court, Davis, CA 95616
or bring a check that day and call the Pence to confirm
Questions? e-mail: joanneandresen@gmail.com or call 530-902-1072


    WORKSHOPS

 
MAKE STUFF!
Saturdays, 12-2 PM
Cost: $5 members | $8 nonmembers

(Pay at the door. No pre-registration required.)

October 19-Paintings in Motion

Pulling inspiration from the wild lines and repeated patterns in Jamie Madison’s colorful collages, young artists will make gesture drawings and splatter paintings.

November 16-Tasty Impressions
Through printmaking and short writing activities, children are invited to use their sense of taste and relationship with food to create a tasty masterpiece taking inspiration from artist Jose Arena’s paintings.

December 14-Scent(sational) Art

Exploring natural scents, children will craft fragrant handmade pieces of art for home or as gifts for loved.


Make Stuff is supported, in part, by a grant from the City of Davis Arts & Cultural Affairs program.


    PRESENTATION & TALKS

    ADULT WORKSHOPS

  DAVIS FIGURE DRAWING GROUP
Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday, 6:30 - 9:30PM | $15/person

Whether you've drawn from the model before, or this is your first time, everyone is welcome! Come hang out on Wednesday evening and draw the figure. This group is for both experienced artists and amateurs to have an opportunity to draw from the nude model. If you have never drawn from a live model before and would like to join us, you are very welcome! The atmosphere is relaxed and non-competitive. This is not a class, and no instruction is provided. People of all skill levels are welcome and encouraged to join the group.

Payment: cash, check, or credit card (Visa/Mastercard/Discover) in person

- Experienced Male and Female Models | Wet and Dry media Welcome!
- SPACE IS LIMITED!


For more information, go to the Davis Figure Drawing Meet-up Site or email Katelynn Rogers, pencegallery@gmail.com

JOIN US NOW! @ www.meetup.com/davisfigure or just come!

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STORIES ON STAGE


Stories on Stage Davis pairs short fiction selections by established and emerging writers with regional actors who read the pieces to a live audience. Second Saturdays at the Pence from September through June.

Click here for a schedule of upcoming writers and stop by.


    INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
The Pence Internship is offered to qualified college-age students seeking to enter the museum/gallery profession.
Fellows work closely with the Director on all aspects of gallery management and also complete projects relating to exhibitions, curating collections, and arts administration.
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    VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
The Pence is a nonprofit art organization that depends upon volunteer support and expertise. We welcome your involvement!

Please download the pdf version of Volunteer Opportunites form by clicking the link below and complete the form and
-   fax back to 530-758-4670
-   email it to penceassistant@sbcglobal.net or
-   drop off at the Gallery at 212 D Street, Davis, CA 95616

Volunteer Opportunties Form

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212 D Street, Davis, CA 95616 | phone 530.758.3370 | fax 530.758.4670 | Open Hours Tue-Sun 11:30 AM - 5 PM | 2nd Friday ArtAbout Reception 6-9 PM (free admission)
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