Essential Art Lessons for School-Aged Children

Bonifas Fine Arts Center 700 First Avenue South, Escanaba

10 Online Lessons with Betty Nyberg Each week a new lesson will be available on demand with the first lesson available on Sept 14 AGES: K – 8 grade   Art is necessary for kids’ minds and imaginations to develop harmoniously and to help learn other subjects. Not every school provides art classes and many […]

Fundamentals of Drawing and Painting

Bonifas Fine Arts Center 700 First Avenue South, Escanaba

INSTRUCTOR: Marlene Wood DATE: 8 week series, starting Tuesday, Sept 29 By popular demand, the Bonifas is bringing back the fundamentals of arts series for everyone! Drawing and painting are basic skills that are needed to create a piece of art. Students will have fun learning the basics of draw-ing (6 weeks) and painting (2 […]

Open Studio Oil Painting/Pastel Chalk Painting

Bonifas Fine Arts Center 700 First Avenue South, Escanaba

INSTRUCTOR: Marlene Wood DATES: 8 week series, starting Tuesday, Sept 29 Bring your own materials or use ours for a $7 fee All levels welcome! Class emphasis will be on drawing, seeing correctly, use of medium, technique, value, composition and color in an open studio setting. Whatever your level, learn and/or strengthen your ability to […]

Composition, Color and Form

Bonifas Fine Arts Center 700 First Avenue South, Escanaba

INSTRUCTOR: Spencer Epps DATES: Thursdays, Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov 5, 12, 19; 6 - 8 pm To create a piece of abstract art, one needs to understand the concepts of perspective, form, value, lighting, anatomy, color theory and composition. This course focuses on composition, but also touches on color and form. Professional […]

The Secrets of Beautiful Bouquets: Fall Flower Arrangements

Bonifas Fine Arts Center 700 First Avenue South, Escanaba

INSTRUCTOR: Dr. David Gafner DATE: Friday, Oct 2 If you are like us and you only want to learn from the best – you are in luck! Dr. Gafner is a celebrity florist, who worked on Oscars ceremonies, participates in prestigious national flower shows and lives in the U.P. Dr. Gafner will guide students through […]

Intro to Insight Meditation

Bonifas Fine Arts Center 700 First Avenue South, Escanaba

INSTRUCTOR: Gene Schlueter DATES: Tuesdays, Oct 6 – Nov 10 During these stressful and contentious times of pandemic, political and economic tension experienced meditation instructor Gene Schlueter is bringing back this well-timed course to promote personal growth and help you fight stress and anxiety from the comfort and safety of your home. This course can […]

Culinary Arts: What's Cookin'

Bonifas Fine Arts Center 700 First Avenue South, Escanaba

DATES: First Tuesday of each month The perennial favorite series, What’s Cookin’?, is BACK! The series of cooking demonstrations are designed to bring out your artistry in the kitchen. Each session includes step-by-step demonstrations in the kitchen and delectable samples in the gallery. Some of our chefs like to engage the audience in demonstrations. Viewers […]

Needle Felting: A Beginner's Guide to Making a Mouse

Bonifas Fine Arts Center 700 First Avenue South, Escanaba

INSTRUCTOR: Kate Oman DATE: Wednesday, Oct 7 AGES: 16+ Artist and Bonifas Gallery director Kate Oman leads a class in creating an adorable mouse out of soft wool. Whether you give it as a cuddle toy for your little ones or keep it for yourself, these cozy soft creatures are comforting and delightful! Class is […]

Art Parties with Staci Berg

Bonifas Fine Arts Center 700 First Avenue South, Escanaba

INSTRUCTOR: Staci Berg DATES: Oct. 14, Dec. 9 Wednesday, Oct 14, 6 - 8 pm “Paint a fall scene” Wednesday, Dec 9, 6 - 8 pm “Paint a piece of pottery for Christmas” When you feel the routine and mundanity dampening your creative drive, come to a Bonifas Art Party! Available in two formats: in […]

Bonifas Annual Meeting

Bonifas Fine Arts Center 700 First Avenue South, Escanaba

Annual Meeting

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