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Living together in the community through the arts

Since its founding in 1953, Allens Lane Art Center has been a cornerstone of the Mt. Airy community by bringing the residents together to participate in and enjoy the arts.  Whether its art classes for children or adults, amazing art exhibitions or cutting edge plays on the mainstage, there is something for everyone at Allens Lane.

Allens Lane Art Center
601 West Allens Lane ~ Philadelphia, PA 19119 ~ p: 215.248.0546

WORKSHOPS - (One day events)

RAKU
Allens Lane Art CenterSundays @ 10AM-2PM

  • Sept. 23, 2018
  • Oct. 21, 2018
  • April 21, 2019
  • May 19, 2019
  • June 23, 2019
  • July 21, 2019
  • Aug. 18, 2019


Instructor: Allens Lane Faculty
Level: no experience necessary
Experience first hand the fast firing process of RAKU. Participants will be guided through the process of glazing, kiln loading, firing, and post-reduction cooling. Your beautiful lustrous pottery will be ready to take home that day. Bring 3-5 bisque pieces with you. An assortment of glazes will be available for your use at the ALAC studio. - Beginner's Welcome

$50 per person

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Fun with ClayKidz-Clay Saturdays - One Day Clay Workshops! (6 - 12)
Instructor: Janice Strawder
Children will enjoy the tactile nature of clay while developing creative problem solving skills.  Each class involves simple techniques and challenges for fun, unique solutions.  These one-day projects will be kiln-fired to be picked up at a later date.
Saturdays, 10am - 12:00pm

Cost: $30 (pre-registration required - no drop-in's)

Cost: $30 (pre-registration required - no drop-in's)

 

Special Theater Makeup Workshops- October 2018 (10yrs old and up)

Saturdays 3:30pm-5:30pm
$40 for a single workshop or $90 for all three (you save $30!)
There is also a $25 materials fee (special stage make-up kit)
- kids who register for all three classes only need to purchase one make-up kit - just make sure to bring it for each workshop.

Intro to Special Effects and Stage Makeup - 10/13/18
Deadline to Register: Monday October 8th, 2018
Student make up artists  will learn all the beginning basic techniques for stage and special effects make-up in a fun an interactive workshop , that will culminate with the students being able to successfully execute a make up design of their very own on themselves by the end of the workshop. The class will end with us taking pictures in a Photo Booth that will be emailed to the participants . Just in time for Halloween fun, participants get to keep their “starter kit” of makeup that includes items used in class along with supplies they can use to practice other techniques they learned during the session. Materials Fee includes the starter kit of stage make-up, and the case to keep it all in!

Wizards, Witches and Magical Creatures - 10/20/18
Deadline to Register: Monday October 15th, 2018
Student make up artists will learn techniques for doing stage makeup with a focus on executing designs for Wizards, Witches and Magical Creatures, in this interactive workshop.  Students will be given additional items to use with their starter kit of make-up, to successfully create and execute a make up design of their own based on the theme, by the end of the workshop. The class will end with us taking pictures of our Wizards, Fairies, Gnomes, and more in a Photo Booth that will be emailed to the participants and their families. Just in time for Halloween fun, participants get to keep their “starter kit” of makeup that includes items used in class along with supplies they can use to practice other design techniques they learned during the session. Materials Fee includes the starter kit of stage make-up, and the case to keep it all in!

Zombies, Ghosts and Ghouls - 10/27/18
Deadline to Register: Monday October 22nd, 2018
Student make up artists  will learn will learn techniques for doing stage makeup with a focus on executing designs for Zombies, Ghosts and Ghouls, in this interactive workshop.  Students will be given additional materials to use with their starter kit of make-up, to successfully create and execute a make up design of their own based on the theme, by the end of the workshop. The class will end with us taking pictures of our Zombies, Banshees, Vampires, and more in a Photo Booth that will be emailed to the participants and their families. Just in time for Halloween fun, participants get to keep their “starter kit” of makeup that includes items used in class along with supplies they can use to practice other design techniques they learned during the session. Materials Fee includes the starter kit of stage make-up, and the case to keep it all in!

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