PCCA offers a variety of classes and workshops including jewelry making, acrylic & watercolor painting, pysanky and dance. Great for a day out with friends or for your own personal artistic enrichment. Upcoming opportunities will be listed here as they become available.

To reserve space in any of these classes, please submit a completed Registration Form and your payment. To receive the member rate, you must join PCCA and maintain a current membership.

It is important to sign up early to let us know you are interested. In the event we do not reach the minimum number of students required, we will issue a refund and in some cases, you may wish to direct your payment toward a future planned class.

UPCOMING CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

MONDAYS, JULY 16 – AUGUST 20, 2018

YOUTH PAINTING/DRAWING: Classes for students entering grades 1-3

Students will have fun learning about different artists and types of visual art. They will gain confidence through regular practice and exposure to various art tools and techniques.

Instructor Allyson Kaufell is a 2017 graduate of Newport High School. Her passion for art and educating students has influenced her to pursue a degree in Art Education from Bloomsburg University. She has taken courses in painting and drawing at Bloomsburg, and plans to take a ceramics class next semester.

Mondays, July 16-August 20, 9:30-10:15 a.m.
Landis House
67 N. Fourth Street, Newport
Cost: $60

 

To sign up, complete a Registration Form and submit your payment below. This is needed for the instructor to begin preparations and to ensure we meet enrollment minimums. Please indicate which time you prefer.

General Rate: $60 

MONDAYS, JULY 16 – AUGUST 20, 2018

YOUTH PAINTING/DRAWING: Classes for students entering grades 4-6

Students will have fun learning about different artists and types of visual art. They will gain confidence through regular practice and exposure to various art tools and techniques.

Instructor Allyson Kaufell is a 2017 graduate of Newport High School. Her passion for art and educating students has influenced her to pursue a degree in Art Education from Bloomsburg University. She has taken courses in painting and drawing at Bloomsburg, and plans to take a ceramics class next semester.

Mondays, July 16-August 20, 10:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
Landis House
67 N. Fourth Street, Newport
Cost: $60

 

To sign up, complete a Registration Form and submit your payment below. This is needed for the instructor to begin preparations and to ensure we meet enrollment minimums. Please indicate which time you prefer.

General Rate: $60 

JULY 26-AUGUST 7, 2018

PCCA Bucket Brigade

Calling rhythm-makers 13 years old and up who want to have fun and make some music!!!

Learn to make great sounds as a group while banging on buckets, pots, pans, the floor and more, with the PCCA Bucket Brigade! Led by Director of Education for the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra Mark Hunsberger and PCCA board member and volunteer Jeff Trace, the brigade will get together on the following dates:

PRACTICE: Thursday, July 26 from 7 to 8 p.m. at Landis House
PRACTICE: Thursday, August 2 from 7 to 8 p.m. at Landis House
PRACTICE: Tuesday, August 7 at 5 p.m. on the lawn of the Duncannon Presbyterian Church, 3 N. High Street
PUBLIC PERFORMANCE: Tuesday, August 7 at 6 p.m. during the Duncannon’s National Night Out at Noye Park

Contact us at 717-567-7023 or pcca@perrycountyarts.org to sign up for the Bucket Brigade!

Bucket Brigade is made possible by a generous grant from the Perry County Community Foundation, a regional foundation of the The Foundation for Enhancing Communities.

NEW DATE!: SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2018

FIBER ARTS: Rug Hooking Workshop

Rug hooking is both an art and a craft where rugs are made by pulling loops of yarn or fabric through a stiff woven base such as burlap, linen, or rug warp. Students in this workshop will create a small mat while learning the tools and techniques of traditional rug hooking. A supply list is available upon request.

9:00AM-12:00PM
Landis House
67 N. Fourth Street, Newport
Cost: $50, or $40 for members.
Instructor: Kathy Eckhaus of the Magdalena Rug Hookers
Ages 16+
Supplies: A hook and loaner frame will be provided. A purchased kit ($75-$90) is required in addition to the tuition cost above.

To sign up, complete a Registration Form and submit your payment below. This is needed for the instructor to begin preparations and to ensure we meet enrollment minimums.

General Rate: $50 


Not a member? Join PCCA and receive discounted rate!

PCCA Member Rate: $40 


If you select this rate, please be certain you are a current member or be prepared to join our ranks! PCCA members pay an annual fee for special invitations and discounts.

TUESDAYS, SEPTEMBER 25 – OCTOBER 30, 2018

PAINTING: Watercolor Classes for Adults

This six-week class is designed for the student who wishes to work in varied subject genres. You will learn watercolor techniques and how to create dynamic paintings while developing a personal painting style. The fundamentals of good composition, color and value will be stressed. Teaching is on an individual basis. Demonstrations and critiques will be part of the teaching process. A supply list is available upon request.

9:30-11:30AM, 6:00-8:00PM
Landis House
67 N. Fourth Street, Newport
Instructor: Wendy Weyant
Ages 16 and up
Cost: $85, or $75 for PCCA members

To sign up, complete a Registration Form and submit your payment below. This is needed for the instructor to begin preparations and to ensure we meet enrollment minimums.

General Rate: $85 


Not a member? Join PCCA and receive discounted rate!

PCCA Member Rate: $75 


If you select this rate, please be certain you are a current member or be prepared to join our ranks! PCCA members pay an annual fee for special invitations and discounts.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2018

PAINTING: Encaustic Wax & Photo Transfer

Want to take a favorite photo or graphic design and turn it into wall artwork? Learn how to transfer photos onto wax and framed wood. Use your own photos or a sample for this process. You will learn how to apply, fuse and manipulate wax. No experience necessary. Participants wishing to use their own photos must preregister and submit photos 48 hours prior to the start of class.

1:00PM-4:00PM
Landis House
67 N. Fourth Street, Newport
Instructor: Michele Randall
Ages 18 and up
Cost: $50, or $45 for PCCA members

To sign up, complete a Registration Form and submit your payment below. This is needed for the instructor to begin preparations and to ensure we meet enrollment minimums.

General Rate: $55 


Not a member? Join PCCA and receive discounted rate!

PCCA Member Rate: $45 


If you select this rate, please be certain you are a current member or be prepared to join our ranks! PCCA members pay an annual fee for special invitations and discounts.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2018

BASKET WEAVING: Bread Basket Workshop

Construct an 8” x 8” square basket using smoked reed with decorative elements and handles.

9:00AM-12:00PM
Landis House
67 N. Fourth Street, Newport
Instructor: Teena Beutel
Ages 12 and up
Cost: $45, or $40 for PCCA members

To reserve your space by TBD, please submit a completed Registration Form and your payment.

General Rate: $45 


Not a member? Join PCCA and receive discounted rate!

PCCA Member Rate: $40 


If you select this rate, please be certain you are a current member or be prepared to join our ranks! PCCA members pay an annual fee for special invitations and discounts.