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Art in Action: Cut Paper Creations

PENCE GALLERY. Fashion a colorful, layered collage of Davis flora and fauna out of cut paper! Using precut shapes like petals, leaves, feathers, and scales, create your own little ecosystem and leave with a unique piece of art representing our local habitat. This project is a special collaboration with artist Ro Mottsmith and is limited to the first 15 participants on a first come, first served basis. 1p—3p. $4 Members, $8 Non-Members

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Long Poses Live Models

ARBORETUM ART WORKS. This Summer Series supplies hard to find long poses for painters, ceramicists, and drawers. Registration required: to rsvp. 10a—12:30p. $20

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Art in Action: Fabulous Felt Art

PENCE GALLERY. Have lots of fun creating with felt! Start with an easy, no-sew felt craft and then make a felt stuffed animal using a needle and thread, cotton stuffing, patterned fabric, buttons, beads, and much more. Stay as long or as short as you like over the two hour period. 1p—3p. $4—8

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2nd Friday ArtAbout & Night Market at the Pence

PENCE GALLERY. Join us at the Pence Gallery for our 2nd Friday ArtAbout reception. The community is invited to shop from a variety of cool creations in our pop-up Night Market, as well as participate in making a clay tile for a memorial mosaic. Enjoy some wine while browsing the art on display too. 6p—9p. Free

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Art in Action: Luminous Paper Lanterns

PENCE GALLERY. Art in Action engages kids in art projects that are fun, creative, and collaborative with their family members. This is a drop-in program for ages 5-12, with no pre-registration required. Projects are designed to introduce kids to making their own artwork by experimenting with creative ideas and materials. 1p—3p. $4—8

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Innovation in Art Competition

2106 GALLAGHER HALL. Calling all creatives: We’ve renovated our office and are looking for art that reflects our values and challenges us to think broadly about the work we do at the Mike and Renee Child Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The competition’s theme is “What does innovation look like to you?” Submission link on calendar.

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Healing Arts One-Time Workshop

PENCE GALLERY. Part of the Pence’s Healing Arts Program and run by facilitator Amy Vidra, this one-time, 90-minute art workshop focuses more broadly on a theme related to depression, anxiety, or major life changes. 2pm—3:30pm. Free

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Watercolor Integration with Chinese Ink & Oil Pastels with Qinqin Liu

PENCE GALLERY. Participants will learn design, composition, shape, line, point, value, and color, as well as wet-on-wet and wet-on-dry watercolor techniques. Students will produce an interactive artwork by combining watercolor expression and abstraction, sketches of natural objects, and Chinese calligraphy. The instructor will offer a class demo, followed by individual instruction and group discussion. Please visit our website for the materials list. Early workshop registration is encouraged due to limited space. 11a—3p. $200-220

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