Counter installed on Thursday, September 3, 2020
at 3 pm.
CERAMICS ROOM is OPEN
In Fully Open Status, Ceramics Room hours are:
Monday 12:00 noon - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 noon - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 - 12 noon
Thursday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 12 noon
Saturday 2 pm - 5 pm
Some restrictions still apply for people using the Ceramics Room. Contact Diane Finley at Dianefinley1@gmail.com for the definitive answers.
ADVISORY BOARD 2023 OFFICERS
President Jan Alleman
Vice President and Membership Chair Prema Anand
Treasurer Kathy Warren
Secretary Stephanie Torres
The mission of the Villages Arts and Crafts Association:
The aims of the Association shall be to encourage and foster the hands-on visual arts such as painting in all media, collage, ceramics, knitting and stitchery and other crafts and arts by classes, workshops, programs and free demonstrations for Villagers who reside in this community and to provide events and creative outlets, such as exhibits, festivals, open houses and special events for the display and possible sale of these fine arts and hand-made crafts.
ADVISORY BOARD and COMMITTEE CHAIRS and EVENT DIRECTORS
Art Films: Roz Zinns
Programs: Maybe you?
Welcomer: Colleen Mirassou
Class Scheduler: Barbara Gottesman
Historian: Karin Bogliolo
Ceramics: Diane Finley
Exhibits and AMJS Chair: Michael Sunzeri
We welcome volunteers to join the Advisory Board. Consult with President Jan Alleman at email@example.com
Program Chair. We already have a list of 23 local artists to call for 8 programs a year.
MAKES IT ALL HAPPEN
Upcoming in the New Year:
January 25 - March 1, 2023. Doug Canepa's Beginning Watercolor Class. Wednesdays, 10 am - 12:30 pm. $60. Register early at firstname.lastname@example.org
Starting January 18, Beginning Ceramics on Wednesdays - already full. See notices about new classes at villagesceramics.com
January 28: Collage Workshop with Julie Cline. Saturday, 10 am - 2 pm. $75. All materials included. Register early at email@example.com
February 6 - March 12, 2023: Jane Hink's Oil and Acrylic Painting Class. Mondays, 10 am - 12 noon.$90. Register soon at firstname.lastname@example.org
Annual Members Juried Show: In Take: Wednesday, February 22,2023, 1 - 2 pm in the Art Room Get your best paintings framed and ready! Candy Yu will be the Juror. Reception is Thursday, February 23, 1:30 - 3:30 pm in Ciribari Conference Room
This website is intended for the use of residents of The Villages, because Arts & Crafts is a Board-recognized club for residents only.
Art Events in Our Area
Now through May 23: Kelly Akashi "Assemblage" from WW II internment camps. at the San Jose Museum of Art.
Now through February 12: Richard Diebenkorn in Color at the De Young.
John Singer Sargent opens at the Palace of the Legion of Honor on February 11.
Kehinde Wiley opens at the DeYoung on March 18.
Ansel Adams opens at the DeYoung on April 8.
Requiescat in Pace
Celebration of Life:
Sunday, February 5,
2:30 pm, Cribari Auditorium
Saw an article about this in the Local section of the Sunday 1-22-23 Mercury-News. Big fabric panels of Michaelangelo's Sistine Chapel's ceiling paintings. Supposed to be exceptional detail.
Thru April 30 2023, Thurs-Sun 10AM-6PM. Tickets 2.50-29.50, Seniors discount, kids 12 and under 9. Website for Details, tickets; Chapelsistine.com/exhibits/san-jose
Located in Oakridge Mall, 925 Blossom Hill Road, San Jose 95123.
SW corner of shopping center, outside entrance.
from Michael Sunzeri