WORKSHOPS

Workshops and Gallery Talks may require advance registration and fees. Be sure to review each event for details. Contact us at 757-393-8543 for additional information.

Micro-Memoir Creative Writing Class

Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center Art Annex
Fridays on October 4, 11, 18, and 25; November 1, 8, 15, and 22 from 10am-12pm
Cost: $170 ($160 for Portsmouth Museums members) and includes all materials

Interested in saving your memories but daunted by writing a memoir? In this 8-day class series, participants will be introduced to the short form of autobiography – small flashes of memory that dig deep in just a page or two. Collect your memories in a safe and supportive environment. Lisa Beech Hartz, author, and Director of the Seven Cities Writers Project, instructs the class. To register, click on the register online button below or call 757-393-8543. The registration deadline is Wednesday, October 2.

Target Audience: Ages 18 and above

Draw Your Dreams Workshop

Draw Your Dreams Workshop

Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center Art Annex
Saturday, October 26 and Sunday, October 27 from 3-6pm
Cost: $55 ($50 for Portsmouth Museums members) and includes all materials

In this 2-day class, instructor Matthew Parker will lead this studio class, exploring how dreams affect an artist’s work. Participants will practice easy surrealist drawing techniques, document dreams, and discuss classic psychological case studies and psychedelics with art making. To register, click on the register online button below or call 757-393-8543. The registration deadline is Friday, October 18.

Target audience: Ages 18 and above

Pour Your Heart Out: Acrylic Paint Pour Workshop

Pour Your Heart Out – Pour Painting Workshop

Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center Art Annex
Saturday, November 9 from 1-4pm
Cost: $50 per person ($45 for Portsmouth Museums members) and includes all materials

This unique painting method involves mixing acrylics with a special medium, pouring on canvas and manipulating to create amazing effects. Artist and instructor Sierra Sunshine leads this workshop focusing on fun techniques. If you’ve always wanted to try this technique, this class will serve as an introduction. To register, click on the register online button below or call 757-393-8543.

Target audience: Ages 15 and above

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400 High Street, Portsmouth, VA 23704 · 757-393-8543
Mailing Address: 521 Middle Street, Portsmouth, VA 23704
The Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center, housed in the 1846 Courthouse, is devoted to offering quality educational, cultural and aesthetic experiences in the arts through rotating visual art exhibits, lectures, classes and performances.

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