Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm SVMoA Hailey Classroom
Join ceramic artist George Rodriguez in the creation of a Día de los Muertos community altar. In these workshops, we will be making offerings out of clay that symbolize our present community, ancestors and future hopes. George will demonstrate how to make small portraits, alebrijes and flowers with wet clay utilizing several building techniques. You will also have the opportunity to decorate a tile to be added to the exterior of the altar. All ages are welcome at this fun creation event. We will provide materials and tools — join us to add your story to the community altar. This workshop will take place on Thu, Sep 22 from 3–5pm and will be taught in both English and Spanish.
Sep 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Sun Valley Museum of Art
Join ceramic artist George Rodriguez in the creation of a Día de los Muertos community altar. In these workshops, we will be making offerings out of clay that symbolize our present community, ancestors and future hopes. George will demonstrate how to make small portraits, alebrijes and flowers with wet clay utilizing several building techniques. You will also have the opportunity to decorate a tile to be added to the exterior of the altar. All ages are welcome at this fun creation event. We will provide materials and tools — join us to add your story to the community altar. This workshop will take place on Thu, Sep 22 from 3–5pm and will be taught in both English and Spanish.
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm Sun Valley Community School
In looking at the four Lower Snake River dams and their financial and environmental impacts, as well as their sustainability, many voices are coming together to advocate for removing these dams. SVMoA has invited panelists to speak to the issue from a variety of perspectives: guest artist Carolina Caycedo; Nic Nelson, Executive Director of Idaho Rivers United; Craig Quarterman, U.S. Congressman Mike Simpson’s Director of Agriculture and Natural Resources; and a representative from the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes.
Sep 30 @ 2:30 pm Sun Valley Museum of Art
Play, create, discover and have fun! Families are invited to explore works in SVMoA’s current exhibition, Dams: Reservoirs, Reclamation, Renewal, and use their experience in the gallery as inspiration for art-making in the classroom. Projects will change monthly.
Sep 30 @ 7:00 pm Hailey Public Library/Town Center West
The Hailey Public Library will host the third of a three-part series of free Art Talks recognizing Hispanic icons of modern art. On Friday, September 30, at 7:00 PM at Hailey Town Center West, art educator Kathryn Zupsic will tell the story of well-known comedian Cheech Marin, one of the world’s foremost collectors, and of his spectacular collection of modern Chicano painting, sculpture and photography. The talk will be offered in English and simultaneously translated into Spanish. Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month.
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm SVMoA Hailey Classroom
Join SVMoA for a figure drawing open studio on Tuesday nights, October 4, October 25, and November 15. SVMoA provides a model and the space for participants to come study as artists, new and experienced, engage in their own artistic practice. Bring your own supplies; drawing boards provided. Age and ability: 18 years and older, all skill levels welcome!
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Virtual
Hosted by Mike Gordon of Nested Strategies, this three-part course will be held on October 6, 13, 20 from 10 to 11 am MDT. Canva is a flexible, easy-to-use tool that empowers non-profits to create compelling designs. Having the ability to create visually impactful designs on-the-fly can elevate all your organization’s communications. After this 3-part course, your organization will have the skills to create posters, email and web graphics, social posts, infographics, and presentations. We’ll cover adding your brand kit to Canva, using the Canva editor, collaborating with your team, and the basics of attention-grabbing design. Each 1-hour course includes a 45-minute demonstration and a 15-minute question and answer session. This course will cover the following: The four elements of compelling design Using Canva to simplify the design process Designing as a team The power of Canva templates to elevate your organization’s design
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm SVMoA Hailey Classroom
Join SVMoA for a figure drawing open studio on Tuesday nights. SVMoA provides a model and the space for participants to come study as artists, new and experienced, engage in their own artistic practice. Bring your own supplies; drawing boards provided.
Nov 15 all-day SVMoA Hailey Classroom
Join SVMoA for a figure drawing open studio on Tuesday nights. SVMoA provides a model and the space for participants to come study as artists, new and experienced, engage in their own artistic practice. Bring your own supplies; drawing boards provided. Age and ability: 18 years and older, all skill levels welcome!