Fly Tying Masterclass

Bonifas Fine Arts Center 700 First Avenue South, Escanaba

Due to COVID-19, this event has been canceled. Instructor: Linda and Jim Rutledge Dates: March 31, April 7, 14, 21 Lynda Rutledge is a master fly tyer who has been teaching fly tying for 20 years for Trout Unlimited, the Hiawatha Sportsman’s Club and the D.N.R. Prepare for the fishing season with this spring series […]

Grouted Glass Mosaic

Bonifas Fine Arts Center 700 First Avenue South, Escanaba

Due to COVID-19, this event has been canceled. Instructor: Jan Dillon Date: April 8, 15, 22 Artist Jan Dillon will guide you through a Glass Mosaic technique in the Upper Studio in this 3 -night class. Students will learn the basics of designing, gluing and grouting a mosaic project of their choice - a flower […]

Leather and Bead Cuff Bracelet

Bonifas Fine Arts Center 700 First Avenue South, Escanaba

Due to COVID-19, this event has been canceled. Instructor: Diane Kribs-Mays Date: April 16 and 23 Make a beautiful and unique piece of jewelry with artist Diane Kribs-Mays. The lasting beauty of bead work has made it a part of nearly every culture in civilized history. Choose from a variety of beads and then hand […]

Abstract Expressionism Painting Techniques

Bonifas Fine Arts Center 700 First Avenue South, Escanaba

INSTRUCTOR: Spencer Epps DATE: Tuesday, May 19, 6-8 pm This course explores the fundamentals of composition and visual expression of emotion in the creation of abstract art. Methods of basic evocation (recalling a feeling or memory to a conscious mind) and artistic expression are discussed. Techniques of: 1. Development of canvas history (recalling and expressing […]

Fundamentals of Needle Felting

Bonifas Fine Arts Center 700 First Avenue South, Escanaba

INSTRUCTOR: Kate Oman DATE: Tuesday, May 26, 6 - 8:30 pm AGE: 16+ Artist and Bonifas Gallery Coordinator, Kate Oman leads a class in creating an adorable mouse out of soft wool while learning the basics of needle felting. This class is for all levels and no experience is necessary.   Bonifas Member: $20 | […]

Fairy Houses

Bonifas Fine Arts Center 700 First Avenue South, Escanaba

This class has been cancelled due to low attendance. INSTRUCTOR: Kate Oman DATE: Sunday, June 21, 4 - 6 pm AGE: 6 - Adult (Kids under 12 must be accompanied by an adult) For the third year in a row, we are celebrating the summer solstice by building fairy houses. Join us in the sculpture […]

Through the Lens of a Smartphone

Bonifas Fine Arts Center 700 First Avenue South, Escanaba

INSTRUCTOR: Mike Hall DATE: July 10 AGE: 12+ Whether you are a seasoned photographer, an Instagram maven or just learning, this class will help you see the world differently in everyday things. Award winning photographer Mike Hall will discuss macro, abstracts, perspectives, and depth of field concepts in photography. Mike will demonstrate how to create […]

Graffiti and Grapes

Bonifas Fine Arts Center 700 First Avenue South, Escanaba

Class is almost full, please call the Bonifas at 786-3833 if interested. INSTRUCTOR: Marlene Wood DATES: July 24, 29 Come relax or grab some friends or loved ones and join us for a wine and painting event! You’ll learn, have fun and go home with a finished masterpiece. All supplies included. No experience necessary! All […]

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 […]

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