Sundays: October 7 - November 18, 2018 (no class October 21). For kids ages 7-13. This course is focused on the basic fundamentals of illustration which includes (Composition, Value, Color, and Texture) and the importance of storytelling. Throughout six weeks, students will do a series of fun activities using watercolors and colored pencils while working on storytelling by translating text to...

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This exhibition of women’s rights and advocacy posters, created by both men and women, challenges gender inequality and stereotypes, advocates for reproductive and sexual rights, and promotes women’s empowerment and equal participation in society. This exhibit is organized and curated by Professor Elizabeth Resnick, Massachusetts College of Art and Design.

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Faculty Exhibition

Nov 17, 2018 - Dec 12, 2018

A selection of recent artworks created by 20 members of the art faculty at William Paterson University in Wayne will be featured in an exhibition at the University Galleries in the Ben Shahn Center for the Visual Arts from November 1 through December 12, 2018. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on November 4 from noon to 4 p.m. and November 17 from 9 a.m. to 1...

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Join us on Saturday mornings for family fun in the Art Museum. This week take an imaginary trip to the Middle Ages as you examine a knight in armor and design your own family crest. Drop in anytime between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. and enjoy an engaging gallery activity followed by a related art project. Each week has a different theme. Come for fifteen minutes or two hours—whatever your schedule...

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Tibetan master artist Losang Samten will visit WheatonArts for a special five-day residency to create the “Wheel of Life” mandala. This image in colored sand is both a visual aid to interpreting the cycle of life and a symbolic comment on the consequences of life choices. The medium of sand reminds the viewer of the impermanence of all things. All visitors are invited to observe the artist...

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STEM WORKSHOPS: MAKE MBOT MOVE WITH CODING - ROBOTICS PROGRAMMING Children grades 1-7 get introduced to robotics by coding and playing with mBot. This workshop will cover simple robotics programming through mBot robots. At the end of this workshop, each participant will know how to program the mBot robot to perform basic tasks such as line following and obstacle avoidance.

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Sundays: October 7 - November 18, 2018 (no class October 21). For teens ages 14+. Join artist and professional Illustrator, Sebastian Gomez, for an introductory course in the professional field of illustration and get a first-hand look at what a college Illustration course entails. Students will acquire fundamental illustration skills, become familiar with principal areas within the field, and...

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Forget everything you think you know about the trumpet, the best-known member of the brasswind family. Trumpet-like musical instruments appear across time and cultures in surprising shapes, sizes, and features, from the conch-shell trumpet to the didgeridoo, from the valveless natural trumpet to the keyed bugle, from the Swiss alphorn to the s-shaped serpent.  By special arrangement with the...

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The perfect fall family tradition! Make delicious, homemade apple cider using an old-fashioned, hand-cranked cider press, and learn fun facts about the amazing apple. Best of all, enjoy the fruits of your labor, and sample the fresh cider. Saturdays & Sundays: October 28, November 10, 11, 24 & 25 Demonstrations run at 1 p.m. or 2:30 p.m.

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Pinocchio at SOPAC

Nov 17, 2018

Pinocchio, the beloved story of a wooden boy carved from the loving hands of his “Mother,” Dame Gina Geppetto, is brought to life as only The Panto Company can. Join Pinocchio on an adventure full of magic and wonder as he sings and dances his way to becoming a real boy. He’ll experience Stromboli’s travelling show, Pleasure Island, the inside of a whale’s mouth with his companions,...

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