What’s Happening at the CNY Arts Center?

A new class with Kristin Nilsen leads our week with Intro to Collage Art from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23.

Learn how to create interesting themes and compositions in collage. Parents: Have a little one? Sign them up for Story Time Art on Oct. 23 for ages 4 to 7 to keep them occupied while you learn about collage.

Each Story Time Art class we’ll listen to a story, then create an art project inspired by the stories and illustrations.

Digital Photography 101 wraps up from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24. You can learn Composition Tips about composing good photos and improving your basic snap shots.

The popular cake decorating is returning from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 26.  Learn basic cake decorating techniques, making borders, writing, color transfer, flowers and more … use all the techniques learned and decorate a Halloween cake.

All materials are provided and students will need a box to take home their goodies. Students must preregister for this class at CNYArtsCenter.com.

Everybody has a story to tell! Capturing Our Memories with Jim Farfaglia from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 26 is for beginner and intermediate writers who know what those stories are, but not sure how to get them down on paper.

The class will include a selection of writing exercises and prompts to help participants access their memories. We’ll share our writing and get feedback from our fellow writers to help us create the best story possible.

SEW YOU CAN, our newest class for kids, offers a special Halloween themed class Oct. 26 just in time for the spooky holiday.

Any child having completed Sew You Can training can participate in this fun class. Level 1 (ages 6-8) will meet from 1 to 2 p.m., Level 2 (ages 9-12) from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., and Level 3 (ages 13-18) from 4 to 6 p.m.

The next SEW YOU CAN training session, which will certify a child to properly use a sewing machine, will be offered in early November. Check the website at CNYArtsCenter.com for dates and times.

Artist Meet-up at the Arts in the Heart Gallery wraps our month from 6 to 8 p.m.  Tuesday, Oct. 29. Join the growing community of visual artists of all skill levels, mediums and interests to exchange ideas, feedback and materials.

We will meet at our NEW Gallery, ARTs in the HeART; 47 S. 1st St, Fulton. Critique “In Progress” Work, Share your Portfolio or Finished Pieces, Exchange Materials, Brainstorm Ideas, Mingle and Have Fun!

Students are reminded to pre-register for all classes and workshops to avoid missing out. Classes and workshops charge a modest fee.

Visit CNYArtsCenter.com for all the latest details and updates or call 592-3373. All classes are held in CNY Arts Center located in the lower level of State Street Methodist Church, 357 State St, Fulton unless otherwise noted.

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