Open Studio
Jan
3
to Mar 30

Open Studio

Whether you are a beginner or a professional artist, you will receive a warm welcome.  Members, guests and first-timers meet in the gallery.  there is no sign-up, just show up!

Every WEDNESDAY 9:30AM - 11:00AM

Also, Monthly, Second SATURDAY, 11:00AM - 3:00 PM plus 6:00-8:00PM

Bring your own project and supplies.  Projects are not limited to painting.

The possibilities include beadwork, sketching, collage, and digital art - go where your creativity leads you. 

Looking for inspiration? Encouragement abounds.  Stuck on a problem?  Tap the knowledge of other artists.  There is no fee.  However, a $2 donation would be appreciated.  Questions?  Leave a message for Anita.

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Children / Youth/ Adult  Acrylic Painting Party
Sep
1
to Dec 29

Children / Youth/ Adult Acrylic Painting Party

Instructor Barbara Gage Mulford

Have a fun birthday, holiday or other party event in the art gallery.  

All art materials, including easels, paint, brushes, drawing tools are provided in this fun class.  You bring any food, beverages, paper goods and utensils.  Choose from a flamingo, beach, dragonfly, hummingbird, or other picture.

Choose one painting and everyone follows step by step to complete the same painting to bring home.  No experience needed.  

Call to schedule a date and time for your private event.

Cost $20 per person, minimum 8 persons.

 

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Oct
5
to Oct 26

Beginner Painting with Watercolor

Barbara Gage Mulford (339)237-2406

Learn basic water color technique, use and care of brushes, paints, papers, composition, values, and perspective.  Work on a subject of your choice from either a still life or 8”x10” photo.  Bring your own photo or use one of ours.

Registered students will receive a material list.  Students bring their own materials to class.   

Fridays:  10-12:00 noon

Oct 5, 12, 19, 26                  

$80 members /$96 nonmembers (4 classes)

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Copy of Children Acrylic Painting and Drawing Grades 3-5
Oct
6
to Oct 27

Copy of Children Acrylic Painting and Drawing Grades 3-5

Instructor Barbara Gage Mulford

All materials, including easels, paint, brushes, drawing tools are provided in this fun class.  You choose a subject you are interested in.  We have photos, or paint from a still life.  Learn paint mixing, shadows, composition, brush use and care.  Learn basic drawing skills.  We use skill building lessons to increase knowledge of all the above.  This workshop style class includes instruction and demonstrations.  Not a craft class, but a true painting class. 

Learn to see and paint like an artist.

Saturdays, 10:00-12:00

Cost $90 members, $96 nonmembers (4 classes)

(One time material fee $25 for first time students only for brushes, paint and canvases)

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Dynamic Resin Art with Jana Smith
Oct
10
to Oct 24

Dynamic Resin Art with Jana Smith

Beginner level class using Resin with different pigments to create dramatic abstract images and increased 3 dimentional effect with layering and texture overlaid with a smooth glass like finish.

 

This series is two nights of four hour classes each (8 hrs of instruction). 

Wed Oct 10, 24

$80 members / $96 nonmembers

Material fee $45 due at first class to instructor.

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Just Bring Yourself - Beginner Acrylic Painting with Barbara Gage Mulford
Oct
16
to Nov 6

Just Bring Yourself - Beginner Acrylic Painting with Barbara Gage Mulford

All materials are provided – just bring yourself for this relaxing and fun beginner acrylic painting class.  You choose the subject.  Bring a photo or object to paint if you like or use one of our photos.  As you work on a subject of your choice, we will learn how to use Tools, Paint mixing, Value, Composition and more. 

A one time material fee for students new to the program of $25 provides you with paint, 2 11 x 14" canvases and 3 brushes to keep.

This workshop style class includes instruction, discussion and demonstrations.  Learn to see (and paint) like an artist. 

Tuesdays 10:00-12:30 Oct 16, 23, 30

Cost for all 3 classes $60 members / $76 nonmembers

 

 

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Stained Glass With Tariqa Liebermann
Oct
16
to Nov 27

Stained Glass With Tariqa Liebermann

Work with artist Tariqa Liebermann on a stained glass project.  Individual attention in a group setting.  Class size limited to 6 students. Enrollment for these 6 week classes is flexible; you can enter after the series starts and fees may be prorated for classes you can’t attend.

Tuesday evenings

October 16, 23, 30 and November 6, 13, 27 (6 weeks)  4:30PM-7:00PM

Members $80, nonmembers $110. 

Material cost at first class $65 includes hand tools for the series, then $25 per additional 6 class series. 

For more information, contact Tariqa 239-994-5110.

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Paint Along Class - Flamingo
Oct
29
6:00 PM18:00

Paint Along Class - Flamingo

Follow Artist Barbara Gage Mulford step, by step to complete a painting in this fun relaxing get together in the art gallery.  Everyone brings home a Flamingo painting.  All materials provided.  No painting experience needed.  Bring your own beverage and snack if you like.  A portion of the proceeds benefits our non profit art association.

Tickets by advance purchase at the Art League of Fort Myers  

$25 members / $30 nonmembers includes all materials

Ask about private events for your organization.  We can customize a painting for private groups.  Schedule a private party or join us for one of the following:

Monday evening 6:00-8:00PM:

Oct 29 "Flamingos"

 

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Nov
2
to Nov 30

Beginner Painting with Watercolor

Barbara Gage Mulford (339)237-2406

Learn basic water color technique, use and care of brushes, paints, papers, composition, values, and perspective.  Work on a subject of your choice from either a still life or 8”x10” photo.  Bring your own photo or use one of ours.

Registered students will receive a material list.  Students bring their own materials to class.   

Fridays:  10-12:00 noon

Nov 2, 9, 16, 30                    

$80 members /$96 nonmembers (4 classes)

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Children Acrylic Painting and Drawing Grades 3-5
Nov
3
to Nov 17

Children Acrylic Painting and Drawing Grades 3-5

Instructor Barbara Gage Mulford

All materials, including easels, paint, brushes, drawing tools are provided in this fun class.  You choose a subject you are interested in.  We have photos, or paint from a still life.  Learn paint mixing, shadows, composition, brush use and care.  Learn basic drawing skills.  We use skill building lessons to increase knowledge of all the above.  This workshop style class includes instruction and demonstrations.  Not a craft class, but a true painting class. 

Learn to see and paint like an artist.

Saturdays, 10:00-12:00

Cost $60 members, $76 nonmembers (4 classes)

(One time material fee $25 for first time students only for brushes, paint and canvases)

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Let's Make Bows Workshop
Nov
5
6:00 PM18:00

Let's Make Bows Workshop

Ever wonder how to make large beautiful bows?  Join artist Barbara Gage Mulford to learn the craft of bow making and never pay those outrageous prices for pre-made bows again. 

 

All materials are included to make 2 large and 2 small holiday bows to take home to decorate your home. 

$30 members / $35 nonmembers

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Just Bring Yourself - Beginner Acrylic Painting
Nov
6
to Nov 27

Just Bring Yourself - Beginner Acrylic Painting

All materials are provided – just bring yourself for this relaxing and fun beginner acrylic painting class.  You choose the subject.  Bring a photo or object to paint if you like or use one of our photos.  As you work on a subject of your choice, we will learn how to use Tools, Paint mixing, Value, Composition and more. 

A one time material fee for students new to the program of $25 provides you with paint, 2 11" x 14" canvases and 3 brushes to keep.

This workshop style class includes instruction, discussion and demonstrations. 

Tuesdays 10:00-12:30

November 6, 13 and 27

Cost $60 members, $76 non-members plus one first time students only $25 material fee

 

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Bob Ross Technique of Oil Painting with Lois Johnston
Nov
8
10:00 AM10:00

Bob Ross Technique of Oil Painting with Lois Johnston

For intermediate and beginner painters, learn to use the paint, brushes and palette knife to their greatest advantage.  During this workshop you will start and complete a land or sea scape oil painting using Bob Ross materials by a certified Bob Ross instructor. All students will follow the instructor step, by step.  All materials are included in the price and provided by the instructor.  Just bring yourself and lunch for a 30 min. lunch break.

$75 members, $90 non-members - price includes all materials.

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Paint Along Acrylic Painting Class - Chickadee
Nov
12
6:00 PM18:00

Paint Along Acrylic Painting Class - Chickadee

Follow Artist Barbara Gage Mulford step, by step to complete a Chickadee painting in this fun relaxing get together in the art gallery.  Everyone brings home a painting.  All materials provided.  No painting experience needed.  Bring your own beverage and snack if you like.  A portion of the proceeds benefits our non profit art association.

Tickets by advance purchase at the Art League of Fort Myers  

$25 members / $30 nonmembers includes all materials

Ask about private events for your organization.  We can customize a painting for private groups.  Schedule a private party or join us for one of the following:

Monday evening 6:00-8:00PM

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Nov
15
10:00 AM10:00

Fused Glass Workshop

Join artist Lois Johnston 239-210-1318  for this 2 hr workshop to make your choice of fused glass pendant, key ring or magnet.  All materials provided to make 2 items.  

Thursday, Nov 15th 10-12:00

Members $35 / non $45 (Cost includes all materials to make 2 items.  For more items, an additional material fee of $10 per item is charged and time may be extended to 2:00 as needed)

 

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Greeting Cards
Nov
19
6:00 PM18:00

Greeting Cards

Greeting Cards

with Barbara Gage Mulford (339-237-2406)

 

Learn card decorating using paints, ink pens and stamps, pencils and more to create unique holiday and special occasion cards.  All materials included to make 10 holiday or special occasion cards.

Mon. Nov 19, 6-8:00PM

Members $30 / nonmembers $35  (includes all materials)

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Children Acrylic Painting and Drawing Grades 3-5
Dec
1
to Dec 22

Children Acrylic Painting and Drawing Grades 3-5

Instructor Barbara Gage Mulford

All materials, including easels, paint, brushes, drawing tools are provided in this fun class.  You choose a subject you are interested in.  We have photos, or paint from a still life.  Learn paint mixing, shadows, composition, brush use and care.  Learn basic drawing skills.  We use skill building lessons to increase knowledge of all the above.  This workshop style class includes instruction and demonstrations.  Not a craft class, but a true painting class. 

Learn to see and paint like an artist.

Saturdays, 10:00-12:00

Cost $90 members, $96 nonmembers (4 classes)

(One time material fee $25 for first time students only for brushes, paint and canvases)

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Just Bring Yourself - Beginner Acrylic Painting
Dec
4
to Dec 18

Just Bring Yourself - Beginner Acrylic Painting

All materials are provided – just bring yourself for this relaxing and fun beginner acrylic painting class.  You choose the subject.  Bring a photo or object to paint if you like or use one of our photos.  As you work on a subject of your choice, we will learn how to use Tools, Paint mixing, Value, Composition and more. 

A one time material fee for students new to the program of $25 provides you with paint, 2 11" x 14" canvases and 3 brushes to keep.

This workshop style class includes instruction, discussion and demonstrations. 

Tuesdays 10:00-12:30

December 4, 11 and 18

Cost $60 members, $76 non-members plus one first time students only $25 material fee

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Beginner SLR - How to Use Your Manual Settings On Your Camera
Dec
5
6:00 PM18:00

Beginner SLR - How to Use Your Manual Settings On Your Camera

Using manual Settings on Your SLR Camera

with Barbara Desrosiers (239)850-8026

 

This class will introduce you to the manual settings on your SLR camera and how to use them.  You will need to bring your camera and the instruction book if you are not familiar with your camera.

Wed., Dec 5th 6-8:00 PM

6:00-8:00PM

$20 members / $25 nonmembers

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Dec
5
6:00 PM18:00

Using Manual Settings on Your SLR Camera

Using manual Settings on Your SLR Camera

with Barbara Desrosiers (239)850-8026

 

This class will introduce you to the manual settings on your SLR camera and how to use them.  You will need to bring your camera and the instruction book if you are not familiar with your camera.

Wednesday, Dec 5th 6-8:00PM

$20 members, $25 nonmembers

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Dec
7
to Dec 21

Beginner Painting with Watercolor

Barbara Gage Mulford (339)237-2406

Learn basic water color technique, use and care of brushes, paints, papers, composition, values, and perspective.  Work on a subject of your choice from either a still life or 8”x10” photo.  Bring your own photo or use one of ours.

Registered students will receive a material list.  Students bring their own materials to class.   

Fridays:  10-12:00 noon

Dec 7, 21             

$40 members /$46 nonmembers (2 classes)

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Paint Along Class - Florida Beach
Oct
15
6:00 PM18:00

Paint Along Class - Florida Beach

Follow Artist Barbara Gage Mulford step, by step to complete a Florida Beach painting in this fun relaxing get together in the art gallery.  Everyone brings home a painting.  All materials provided.  No painting experience needed.  Bring your own beverage and snack if you like.  A portion of the proceeds benefits our non profit art association.

Tickets by advance purchase at the Art League of Fort Myers  

$25 members / $30 nonmembers includes all materials

Ask about private events for your organization.  We can customize a painting for private groups.  Schedule a private party or join us for one of the following:

Monday evening 6:00-8:00PM:

Oct 15 "Fort Myers Beach"

Oct 29 "Flamingos"

Nov 12 "Chickadee"

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Mat Cutting 101
Oct
13
9:00 AM09:00

Mat Cutting 101

Learn to cut your own mats at this informative Art League of Fort Myers class taught by Barbara Gage Mulford.

$30 members / $35 nonmembers (includes matting for 2 med. size pictures)

You will learn:

  • Basic measurements to most efficiently cut a mat
  • How to bevel cut
  • Handling mats
  • Attaching your artwork to the mat
  • Where to buy mats

You will receive hands on experience using the Art League's large mat cutter and

All materials are included. 

Bring several pieces of your watercolor, drawing, photography or other artwork to the class.  Advise the instructor the approximate size of your artwork prior to the class. Expect to mat at least 2 medium size art pieces.

 

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Just Bring Yourself - Beginner Drawing
Oct
9
to Oct 16

Just Bring Yourself - Beginner Drawing

Instructor Barbara Gage Mulford

Learn basics; shading composition, perspective and how to draw a straight line, and use of different materials.

Tuesdays Oct 9 & 16, 1:00-3:30PM             

$40 members /$46 nonmembers (2classes)

(One time material fee $25 first time students only for drawing kit and paper)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Kinetic Fluid Art with Jana Smith (Paint Pouring)
Oct
3
to Oct 17

Kinetic Fluid Art with Jana Smith (Paint Pouring)

This class is recommended for first time paint pouring.  Unless you have taken a class with Jana, it is recommended to take this basic class which will prepare you for more advanced classes.  Student completes two 8x10" canvas paintings.  All supplies included in our beginner's kit for a separate fee $35.  (Instructor will provide heating equipment to use)

This series is two nights of four hour classes each (8 hrs of instruction). 

Wed Oct 3, 17

$60 members / $65 nonmembers

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Sep
14
to Sep 21

Beginner Painting with Watercolor

Barbara Gage Mulford (339)237-2406

Learn basic water color technique, use and care of brushes, paints, papers, composition, values, and perspective.  Work on a subject of your choice from either a still life or 8”x10” photo.  Bring your own photo or use one of ours.

Registered students will receive a material list.  Students bring their own materials to class.   

Fridays:  10-12:00 noon

Sept 14, 21                       

$40 members /$46 nonmembers (2 classes)

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Children Acrylic Painting and Drawing Grades 3-5
Sep
8
to Sep 15

Children Acrylic Painting and Drawing Grades 3-5

Instructor Barbara Gage Mulford

All materials, including easels, paint, brushes, drawing tools are provided in this fun class.  You choose a subject you are interested in.  We have photos, or paint from a still life.  Learn paint mixing, shadows, composition, brush use and care.  Learn basic drawing skills.  We use skill building lessons to increase knowledge of all the above.  This workshop style class includes instruction and demonstrations.  Not a craft class, but a true painting class. 

Learn to see and paint like an artist.

Saturdays, 10:00-12:00

Cost $40 members, $46 nonmembers (2 classes)

(One time material fee $25 for first time students only for brushes, paint and canvases)

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Stained Glass with Tariqa Lieberman
Sep
4
to Oct 9

Stained Glass with Tariqa Lieberman

Work with artist Tariqa Liebermann on a stained glass project.  Individual attention in a group setting.  Class size limited to 6 students. Enrollment for these 6 week classes is flexible; you can enter after the series starts and fees may be prorated for classes you can’t attend.

Tuesday evenings

Sept 4, 11, 18, 25 and Oct 2, 9  4:30PM-7:00PM

Members $80, nonmembers $110.  (6 classes)

Material cost at first class $65 includes hand tools for the series, then $25 per additional 6 class series.  For more information, contact Tariqa 239-994-5110.

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Just Bring Yourself - Beginner Acrylic Painting with Barbara Gage Mulford
Sep
4
to Sep 25

Just Bring Yourself - Beginner Acrylic Painting with Barbara Gage Mulford

 

All materials are provided – just bring yourself for this relaxing and fun beginner acrylic painting class.  You choose the subject.  Bring a photo or object to paint if you like or use one of our photos.  As you work on a subject of your choice, we will learn how to use Tools, Paint mixing, Value, Composition and more. 

A one time material fee for students new to the program of $25 provides you with paint, 2 11 x 14" canvases and 3 brushes to keep.

This workshop style class includes instruction, discussion and demonstrations.  Learn to see (and paint) like an artist. 

Tuesdays 10:00-12:30 Sept. 4, 11, 18, 25

Class cost includes all materials.  Cost (4 classes) $80 members / $96 nonmembers.

 

 

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Just Bring Yourself - Beginner Acrylic Painting with Barbara Gage Mulford
Aug
14
to Aug 28

Just Bring Yourself - Beginner Acrylic Painting with Barbara Gage Mulford

  • Art League of Fort Myers (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

All materials are provided – just bring yourself for this relaxing and fun beginner acrylic painting class.  You choose the subject.  Bring a photo or object to paint if you like or use one of our photos.  As you work on a subject of your choice, we will learn how to use Tools, Paint mixing, Value, Composition and more. 

A one time material fee for students new to the program of $25 provides you with paint, 2 11 x 14" canvases and 3 brushes to keep.

This workshop style class includes instruction, discussion and demonstrations.  Learn to see (and paint) like an artist. 

Tuesdays 10:00-12:30

Cost members $60, non members $76 for all 3 classes

 

 

 

 

 

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Youth Painting 2 Day Workshop
Jul
12
to Jul 13

Youth Painting 2 Day Workshop

  • Art League of Fort Myers (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Paint Florida birds, fish, animals and palm trees.

Cost $35 (total) for both days of this fun 2 day Thurs & Fri workshop.  12:00-3:00PM

June 28 & 29, July 5 & 6 and July 12 & 13

 

Instructor Penny Fox will provide some materials and e-mail a supply list for the rest.  Ms. Fox has been teaching this very successful program for several years.  Advance paid registration required to reserve your seat.

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Youth Painting 2 Day Workshop
Jul
5
to Jul 6

Youth Painting 2 Day Workshop

  • Art League of Fort Myers (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Paint Florida birds, fish, animals and palm trees.

Cost $35 for both days of this fun 2 day Thurs & Fri workshop.  12:00-3:00PM

June 28 & 29, July 5 & 6 and July 12 & 13

Instructor Penny Fox will provide some materials and e-mail a supply list for the rest.  Ms. Fox has been teaching this very successful program for several years.  Advance paid registration required to reserve your seat. 

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Youth Painting 2 Day Workshop
Jun
28
12:00 PM12:00

Youth Painting 2 Day Workshop

Paint Florida birds, fish, animals and palm trees.

Cost $35 for both days of this fun 2 day Thurs & Fri workshop.  12:00-3:00PM

Youth Painting 2 Day Workshops

June 28 & 29, July 5 & 6 and July 12 & 13

Instructor Penny Fox will provide some materials and e-mail a supply list for the rest.  Ms. Fox has been teaching this very successful program for several years.  Advance paid registration required to reserve your seat. 

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Youth Painting 2 Day Workshop
Jun
21
to Jun 22

Youth Painting 2 Day Workshop

Paint Florida birds, fish, animals and palm trees. 

Cost $35 for both days of this fun 2 day Thurs & Fri workshop.  12:00-3:00PM

Instructor Penny Fox will provide some materials and e-mail a supply list for the rest.  This program has been very successful for several years.  Advance paid registration is required to reserve your seat. 

 

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The Effect of Light on Volume by Brooke Anderson
Mar
8
to Mar 15

The Effect of Light on Volume by Brooke Anderson

The Effect of Light on Volume 2 day workshop includes understanding and reproduction of highlight, halftone, core, reflected light and cast shadows. Understanding is demonstrated through shading from direct observation, using dry medium such as pencil, charcoal, pastels, conte, etc. This group of concepts is highly useful in achieving a sense of reality when working in any medium.

March 8 and 15th, from 9:00AM-12:00

Cost for members $30, nonmembers $40.

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Just Bring Yourself - Beginner Drawing with Barbara Gage Mulford
Feb
6
to Apr 24

Just Bring Yourself - Beginner Drawing with Barbara Gage Mulford

Come as you are – we provide all materials in this fun relaxing class.  Learn basics like shading composition, how to draw a straight line, techniques and different materials.

Tuesdays, July 24 & 31, August 7, 14, 21, 28 and Sept. 4, 11,  from 1:00-3:30.  Cost for all 4 classes: $80 members / $96 nonmembers, prorated for shorter series.   First time material fee $25.

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Stained Glass with Anne Lieberman
Jan
10
to Feb 14

Stained Glass with Anne Lieberman

Work with artist Anne Liebermann on a stained glass project.  Individual attention in a group setting.  Class size limited to 6 students.Enrollment for these 6 week classes is flexible; you can enter after the series starts and fees may be prorated for classes you can’t attend.

Wednesday, Jan 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb 7, 14 from 4:30PM-7:00PM

Members $90, nonmembers $120.  Material cost at first class $65 includes hand tools.  For more information, contact Anne 239-994-5112.

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Paint Party in the Gallery - Beach Scene
Nov
21
6:00 PM18:00

Paint Party in the Gallery - Beach Scene

Follow Artist Barbara Gage Mulford step, by step to complete a painting in this fun relaxing get together in the art gallery.  Everyone brings home a painting.  All materials provided.  Bring your own beverage and snack. 

Tickets by advance purchase at the Art League of Fort Myers $35.  Ask about private events for your organization.  We can customize a painting for private groups.  Schedule a private party or join us for one of the following:

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