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12 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
978-546-6604

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April 2018

The Art of Seeing – with Ron Straka

April 21
Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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$85 - $100

Saturday, April 21, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM. $85 RAA&M Members / $100 Non-Members. Registration Deadline: April 14. This one-day workshop for painters will focus on improving your way of looking, to actual SEEING, leading to a better artistic rendition of your subject matter. The class will be introduced to seeing techniques once taught by the renowned MIT photographer Minor White. Memory exercises will be practiced on shapes, tonal values and colors of selected motifs. Attendees will be creating a…

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Weekly Figure Sketch Group

April 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Meets every Friday Afternoon
Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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Weekly Figure Sketch Group. Friday Afternoons, 1:00 – 4:00 PM. Short and Long Poses. All Mediums Welcome. $15 per session. No instruction is provided. The Figure Group meets year ’round. Drop-ins welcome. No pre-registration required. Students meet in the RAA&M studio. The entrance is located on Stone Barn Lane, behind the library. Susan Termyn is the monitor: stermyn@me.com. We are always looking for models for our sketch groups. Please Contact the monitor if interested.

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Paint in Motion – Palette Knife Oil – with Marianne Thompson

April 28 - April 29
Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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$175 - $200

Saturday & Sunday, April 28 & 29, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM. $175 RAA&M Members / $200 Non-Members. Registration Deadline: April 21. Explore new dimensions of oil painting in plein air by experimenting with the versatility of the palette knife. Using physical depth and texture, one can experience the full range of the beautiful medium of oil paint; translucency, transparency and fluidity; and the layering of tone on tone to create a sense of motion and depth. Marianne has been…

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Auction Preview Gallery Walk with Judith A. Curtis

April 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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Sunday, April 29th, 2 PM. Join art historian and author Judith A. Curtis for a gallery talk and walk-through tour of the RAA&M's Annual Art Auction artists during the Auction Preview Exhibition, as featured in her article from the current issue of American Art Review magazine titled “Cape Ann – Cape Art.”

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May 2018

Oil Painting with Ron Straka – Spring Session 2 (FULL)

May 1
Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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Tuesdays, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM. May 1 - 29, 2018. $100 for 5-week session. Participants must register in advance for each 5-week session. No drop-ins allowed. Please call 978.546.6604 to inquire about available space for Ron Straka's spring class sessions or to be added to the waiting list.

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Watercolor with Caleb Stone – Spring Session 2

May 2
Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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$100 8 tickets left

Wednesdays, 1 – 4 PM. May 2 - 30, 2018. $100 for 5-week session. Participants must register in advance for each 5-week session. No drop-ins allowed. To register, you may pay: online (see below); by phone 978.546.6604 with a credit card; or by mail with a check made payable to Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main Street, Rockport, MA (please put the name of the class session in the Memo). List of Suggested Materials: Watercolor Paints: Cadmium Lemon Yellow,…

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Outdoor Painting – with Stapleton Kearns

May 19 - May 20
Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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$175 - $200 7 tickets left

Saturday & Sunday, May 19 & 20, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM. $175 RAA&M Members / $200 Non-Members. Registration Deadline: May 12. This will be a two-day workshop on impressionist landscape painting in the "Rockport style" taught outdoors, weather permitting. Stapleton is a well known New England painter and the author of a blog: http://stapletonkearns.blogspot.com/. He has been teaching workshops for more than thirty years. In the morning Stape will do a painting demonstration and in the afternoon he will…

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June 2018

Evoking a Sense of Nostalgia in Plein Air – How the Heck Does She Do That? – with Beth Bathe

June 2 - June 3
Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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$175 - $200 12 tickets left

Saturday & Sunday, June 2 & 3, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM. $175 RAA&M Members / $200 Non-Members. Registration Deadline: May 26. Beth Bathe’s painting style is unique, looking somewhat like a watercolor, or is it an oil painting? Beth uses Cobra Water Mixable Oil Colors in thin washes with a limited palette, using unconventional tools such as squeegees and Q-tips along with her brushes. Her paintings evoke a nostalgia of an old sepia toned photograph. She is highly influenced…

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Painting the Landscape Outdoors – with T.M. Nicholas

June 8 - June 10
Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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$275 - $300 12 tickets left

Friday - Sunday, June 8, 9 & 10, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM. $275 RAA&M Members / $300 Non-Members. Registration Deadline: June 1. Learn to dissect the landscape – retaining the important elements, while eliminating things that don’t contribute to the overall plan for your painting. Composition, values and color will be discussed. This is an oil painting workshop, but students are welcome to paint in a different medium if they choose. All levels welcome. A list of suggested materials…

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Street Landscapes – Edward Hopper Style Painting – with Emily Passman

June 15 - June 16
Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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$175 - $200 11 tickets left

Friday & Saturday, June 15 & 16, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM. $175 RAA&M Members / $200 Non-Members. Registration Deadline: June 8. This plein air workshop focuses on looking at Edward Hopper street landscapes and buildings. We will look at actual houses and streets that he painted on Cape Ann, as well as architecture that lends itself to this type of “Hopperesque” style and then work to create our own paintings. Topics will include: drawing architecture in correct perspective, determining…

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Mixed Media Explorations – with Susan Guest-McPhail

June 30
Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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$85 - $100 8 tickets left

Saturday, June 30, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM. $85 RAA&M Members / $100 Non-Members. Registration Deadline: June 23. New exercises in mixed media will help you to find your way by combining texture, color and design. This workshop offers creative experiments that stimulate the imagination toward more satisfying images. Using a basic color palette and hand crafted papers, we will expand your painting vocabulary and personal vision. All levels welcome. A list of suggested materials will be provided in advance.…

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