Social Distancing Guidelines for ALL WAG Classes

Participants will use their 3 Ws

  • WEAR a Mask

  • WAIT - 6 feet to social distance 

  • Wash & Disinfect Often

These guidelines will keep both you and our staff safe and healthy.

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Kid’s classes at the gallery are currently postponed until further notice.

Take-home art camps will be available soon! Keep a lookout ðŸ‘€ for kids fun with pottery, watercolor, and acrylics

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Explore our Weekly Classes

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Explore our Fun & Educational Workshops

Weekly Classes

 

$110 members / $120 non-members

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 Hand Building - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

 Introductory-level  to advanced levels hand-building class.

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Mondays: September 21 - October 26

instructed by Gilda Aita

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Wheel Throwing - 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

This class is an introductory class for all experience levels to develop core competency of the technique for wheel throwing.

Beginning students will spend the first couple weeks working on the basic skills of centering, coning, and pulling up the walls of bowls, mugs, and dishes.

Advanced students will be furthering their skills of pulling larger pots, dishes, and more.

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Mondays: September 21 - October 26

instructed by Shannon Evans

 

$60 members / $65 non-members

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Join us for an all-level knitting class. Learn the basics with one on one instruction or advance your skills.

This is a fifteen-week class and you can join at any time.

 

Wednesdays:   10am - 1pm

Instructed by Master Knitter Cynthia Sturdivant 

 

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$60 Members / $70 Non-Member

Kits extra

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Create your own basket for beginners & advanced weavers. Learn the basic concept of basket weaving. 

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Wednesdays: 1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Six Week Course

Instructed by Linda Eller

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Beginners & Low Intermediate Watercolors 

 

$20 per class / $75 for four-week session

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This watercolor class is designed to continue on a creative path with the use of traditional watercolor skills 

and will begin to introduce new and exciting uses of the medium.

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Must have at least a beginner level understanding of watercolor painting.

 

Thursdays: 5:30 - 8:15 pm

September 3.10.17.24

Instructed by Kathy Rosenberger

 

Intermediate & Advanced Watercolors

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$100 members / $110 non-members​

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Designed for students who have a working knowledge of watercolor painting. This class focuses on skill-building, composition design, advanced color study, and experimentation. Instruction is provided through frequent demonstration as well as individualized attention. Participants are encouraged to produce original finished artworks. Any subject matter (landscape, still life, figurative, abstract, etc) can be explored.

 

Tuesdays: 5:30 - 7:30 pm

September 1 - October 6

Instructed by Eddie Tallent

 

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$10 drop-in per session​

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Explore the style of vinyasa yoga while incorporating different elements. Participants will expand their practice,

open their minds, become stronger, and gain a more creative yoga practice. 

All levels of experience are welcome.

 

Thursdays: 5:30 pm

Lynnwoode Tennis Facility  - 171 W. Magnolia Road

Instructed by Laurie Brintle-Jarvis

 

 

Workshops

 

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$25 per person, includes materials​

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Join us for an acrylic pour painting workshop! You will have fun creating your own one-of-a-kind fluid art. Participants will explore the characteristics of pour painting mainly with gravity instead of a paintbrush. The class will include acrylic paints,

supplies, and one 8 x 10 canvas per person. 

You will learn about types of paints and pouring mediums, pouring techniques to create beautiful fluid patterns,

and how to achieve cellular textures with additives

 

 

 

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$40 per person, includes materials​

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More details to come.... Reserve your spot!

 

 

 

OUR MISSION

...to make the diversity, creativity, and critical thinking found in the visual arts more accessible to the greater Wilkes County community by providing opportunities to experience the visual arts in a dynamic, meaningful and personal way and helping to enrich the lives of the participants through experiences that are both educational and therapeutic.

CONTACT US

336-667-2841

913 C Street

North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

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Tuesday - Friday: 10am - 4pm

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