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Art Programs & Events

Oct
3
2022
Tea Time: Paint + Mixed Media on Canvas

Participants will join professional illustrator and art educator, Holly Stone-Barker, as they create a vibrant and unique teacup and teapot on canvas. By painting paper and using paints and different liquid mediums, this finished piece will impress more than just those who sip tea! Mondays / Sept. 12 + 19 + 26 + Oct. 3 / 10-11:30 a.m. Cost: $55 EBR Parish residents $66 out-of-parish residents

Oct
15
2022
Inside Out Arts

This new program will feature three different sessions of Family Fun Art! What a great way to spend a Saturday morning - outside, creating art and making family memories! Snacks provided. Who says you can’t enjoy art AND the great outdoors?! Saturday / Sept. 24 + Oct. 15 + Nov. 5 / 10-11:30 a.m. Sept. 24: Plein Air Sketching Create a landscape sketch of Zachary’s Community Park’s beautiful green spaces. Oct. 15: Paint like a French Impressionist Using acrylic on canvas, participants will paint an impressionistic piece of Zachary Community Park’s green spaces. Nov. 5: Water, Water, Everywhere Families will create a mixed media collage using the Zachary Community Park ponds as an inspiration. $10 per session per person EBR Parish residents $12 out-of-parish residents

Ages: 6+

Oct
21
2022
Trick + Treat: Art Unleashed

Join BREC Art and BREC Dog Parks for trick and treat dog costume contest and art unleashed! Bring your four-legged friends and families to a Friday night for some fang-tastic fun, free for all ages and breeds. Come enjoy live music, local art and makers, dog adoptions, local pet vendors, food, art, kids’ activities and more! BREC Art in conjunction with BREC Dog Parks will raise awareness for local dog shelters and adoption agencies as well as an appreciation for local art and BREC community parks. If you’d like to participate in the event as an art vendor, pet vendor or want to register for our costume contest all forms can be found at brec.org/artunleashed.

Nov
5
2022
Inside Out Arts

This new program will feature three different sessions of Family Fun Art! What a great way to spend a Saturday morning - outside, creating art and making family memories! Snacks provided. Who says you can’t enjoy art AND the great outdoors?! Saturday / Sept. 24 + Oct. 15 + Nov. 5 / 10-11:30 a.m. Sept. 24: Plein Air Sketching Create a landscape sketch of Zachary’s Community Park’s beautiful green spaces. Oct. 15: Paint like a French Impressionist Using acrylic on canvas, participants will paint an impressionistic piece of Zachary Community Park’s green spaces. Nov. 5: Water, Water, Everywhere Families will create a mixed media collage using the Zachary Community Park ponds as an inspiration. $10 per session per person EBR Parish residents $12 out-of-parish residents

Ages: 6+

Nov
5
2022
Homage to a Hero: Jane Goodall

Jane Goodall is a British primatologist who is famous for her 45-year study of wild chimpanzees. She has also done extensive conservation work for her beloved chimps and their environment. Let’s celebrate the important, thrilling, lifelong work of Ms. Goodall by painting a chimp in its natural habitat on canvas!

Ages: 8+

Nov
11
2022
Art UnWined

Tired of the same ol’paint and drink?! If so, then check out BREC’s adult-only, fun and creative grown-up time outs. Each of these classes are designed to encourage and inspire while enjoying beverages and nibbles. All art supplies, nibbles and adult (or not) beverages included. Great for friend get-togethers, bridal parties, corporate team building or just making new friends! Private ART UnWINEd bookings are also available. Must be 21 to join the fun. This Fall’s Art UnWined themes have something for everyone!

Ages: 21+

Nov
12
2022
Saturday Morning Studio

Saturday Morning Studio is TRAVELLING AROUND THE WORLD! Each month BREC Art will “travel” to different countries to experience history, art, (and snacks!) from different cultures. Join us each month for tips, treats, and creative expression as we pack our art bags and see the world! $12 per class EBR Parish residents $14.40 out-of-parish residents Sept. 10: Mona Lisa Cat - In this session, the very little-known French portrait of the Mona Lisa Cat will be recreated with chalk and oil pastels. This “visit” to France will introduce students to the mysterious Mona Lisa painting, a stop at the Eiffel Tower and Macarons. Nov. 12: Mother’s Helper - Students will travel to Mexico City, Mexico where they will meet Diego Rivera. Bright colors, colors, Hispanic culture and nachos will all be part of the fun as we recreate his famous Mother’s Helper using mixed media. Dec. 3: Gingerbread House - The German tradition of building gingerbread houses is still part of holiday traditions worldwide. After learning the origin of the gingerbread house and seeing different houses from around the world, we will build our own edible Gingerbread masterpiece!

Ages: 8-12

Nov
15
2022
Muddy Buddies: A Clay Wheel Throwing Class For Beginners

This class is for those who've always wanted to touch, throw and play with clay! We will use the potter's wheel to learn how to make basic shapes used in all pottery: the cylinder and the bowl. With these two shapes, we will create and design mugs and bowls limited only by your own imagination! This class will also explore trimming and how to glaze. You will finish this fun class with your own mugs, bowls, and the experience of making art on a potter's wheel! Let’s get muddy! Session 1: Tuesdays / Nov. 15 + 22 + 29 + Dec. 6 Session 2: Thursdays / Nov. 17 + Dec. 1 + 8 + 15 6-8 p.m. Cost: $150 EBR Parish residents $180 out of parish residents

Nov
17
2022
Muddy Buddies: A Clay Wheel Throwing Class For Beginners

This class is for those who've always wanted to touch, throw and play with clay! We will use the potter's wheel to learn how to make basic shapes used in all pottery: the cylinder and the bowl. With these two shapes, we will create and design mugs and bowls limited only by your own imagination! This class will also explore trimming and how to glaze. You will finish this fun class with your own mugs, bowls, and the experience of making art on a potter's wheel! Let’s get muddy! Session 1: Tuesdays / Nov. 15 + 22 + 29 + Dec. 6 Session 2: Thursdays / Nov. 17 + Dec. 1 + 8 + 15 6-8 p.m. Cost: $150 EBR Parish residents $180 out of parish residents

Nov
22
2022
Muddy Buddies: A Clay Wheel Throwing Class For Beginners

This class is for those who've always wanted to touch, throw and play with clay! We will use the potter's wheel to learn how to make basic shapes used in all pottery: the cylinder and the bowl. With these two shapes, we will create and design mugs and bowls limited only by your own imagination! This class will also explore trimming and how to glaze. You will finish this fun class with your own mugs, bowls, and the experience of making art on a potter's wheel! Let’s get muddy! Session 1: Tuesdays / Nov. 15 + 22 + 29 + Dec. 6 Session 2: Thursdays / Nov. 17 + Dec. 1 + 8 + 15 6-8 p.m. Cost: $150 EBR Parish residents $180 out of parish residents

Nov
29
2022
Muddy Buddies: A Clay Wheel Throwing Class For Beginners

This class is for those who've always wanted to touch, throw and play with clay! We will use the potter's wheel to learn how to make basic shapes used in all pottery: the cylinder and the bowl. With these two shapes, we will create and design mugs and bowls limited only by your own imagination! This class will also explore trimming and how to glaze. You will finish this fun class with your own mugs, bowls, and the experience of making art on a potter's wheel! Let’s get muddy! Session 1: Tuesdays / Nov. 15 + 22 + 29 + Dec. 6 Session 2: Thursdays / Nov. 17 + Dec. 1 + 8 + 15 6-8 p.m. Cost: $150 EBR Parish residents $180 out of parish residents

Dec
1
2022
Muddy Buddies: A Clay Wheel Throwing Class For Beginners

This class is for those who've always wanted to touch, throw and play with clay! We will use the potter's wheel to learn how to make basic shapes used in all pottery: the cylinder and the bowl. With these two shapes, we will create and design mugs and bowls limited only by your own imagination! This class will also explore trimming and how to glaze. You will finish this fun class with your own mugs, bowls, and the experience of making art on a potter's wheel! Let’s get muddy! Session 1: Tuesdays / Nov. 15 + 22 + 29 + Dec. 6 Session 2: Thursdays / Nov. 17 + Dec. 1 + 8 + 15 6-8 p.m. Cost: $150 EBR Parish residents $180 out of parish residents

Dec
2
2022
Art UnWined

Tired of the same ol’paint and drink?! If so, then check out BREC’s adult-only, fun and creative grown-up time outs. Each of these classes are designed to encourage and inspire while enjoying beverages and nibbles. All art supplies, nibbles and adult (or not) beverages included. Great for friend get-togethers, bridal parties, corporate team building or just making new friends! Private ART UnWINEd bookings are also available. Must be 21 to join the fun. This Fall’s Art UnWined themes have something for everyone!

Ages: 21+

Dec
3
2022
Saturday Morning Studio

Saturday Morning Studio is TRAVELLING AROUND THE WORLD! Each month BREC Art will “travel” to different countries to experience history, art, (and snacks!) from different cultures. Join us each month for tips, treats, and creative expression as we pack our art bags and see the world! $12 per class EBR Parish residents $14.40 out-of-parish residents Sept. 10: Mona Lisa Cat - In this session, the very little-known French portrait of the Mona Lisa Cat will be recreated with chalk and oil pastels. This “visit” to France will introduce students to the mysterious Mona Lisa painting, a stop at the Eiffel Tower and Macarons. Nov. 12: Mother’s Helper - Students will travel to Mexico City, Mexico where they will meet Diego Rivera. Bright colors, colors, Hispanic culture and nachos will all be part of the fun as we recreate his famous Mother’s Helper using mixed media. Dec. 3: Gingerbread House - The German tradition of building gingerbread houses is still part of holiday traditions worldwide. After learning the origin of the gingerbread house and seeing different houses from around the world, we will build our own edible Gingerbread masterpiece!

Ages: 8-12

Dec
6
2022
Muddy Buddies: A Clay Wheel Throwing Class For Beginners

This class is for those who've always wanted to touch, throw and play with clay! We will use the potter's wheel to learn how to make basic shapes used in all pottery: the cylinder and the bowl. With these two shapes, we will create and design mugs and bowls limited only by your own imagination! This class will also explore trimming and how to glaze. You will finish this fun class with your own mugs, bowls, and the experience of making art on a potter's wheel! Let’s get muddy! Session 1: Tuesdays / Nov. 15 + 22 + 29 + Dec. 6 Session 2: Thursdays / Nov. 17 + Dec. 1 + 8 + 15 6-8 p.m. Cost: $150 EBR Parish residents $180 out of parish residents

Dec
8
2022
Muddy Buddies: A Clay Wheel Throwing Class For Beginners

This class is for those who've always wanted to touch, throw and play with clay! We will use the potter's wheel to learn how to make basic shapes used in all pottery: the cylinder and the bowl. With these two shapes, we will create and design mugs and bowls limited only by your own imagination! This class will also explore trimming and how to glaze. You will finish this fun class with your own mugs, bowls, and the experience of making art on a potter's wheel! Let’s get muddy! Session 1: Tuesdays / Nov. 15 + 22 + 29 + Dec. 6 Session 2: Thursdays / Nov. 17 + Dec. 1 + 8 + 15 6-8 p.m. Cost: $150 EBR Parish residents $180 out of parish residents

Dec
15
2022
Muddy Buddies: A Clay Wheel Throwing Class For Beginners

This class is for those who've always wanted to touch, throw and play with clay! We will use the potter's wheel to learn how to make basic shapes used in all pottery: the cylinder and the bowl. With these two shapes, we will create and design mugs and bowls limited only by your own imagination! This class will also explore trimming and how to glaze. You will finish this fun class with your own mugs, bowls, and the experience of making art on a potter's wheel! Let’s get muddy! Session 1: Tuesdays / Nov. 15 + 22 + 29 + Dec. 6 Session 2: Thursdays / Nov. 17 + Dec. 1 + 8 + 15 6-8 p.m. Cost: $150 EBR Parish residents $180 out of parish residents

 
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