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  • Abstract Painting: Mark Making
    Thu, May 20
    Open Space Art Gallery and Studios, LLC
    May 20, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Open Space Art Gallery and Studios, LLC, 223 W Madison St, Ottawa, IL 61350, USA
    Explore past and current trends in nonobjective painting, exploring acrylic, water-based media and drawing with collage. Each class will have one hour of guidance and one hour open studio. All experience levels are welcome, and experimentation will be encouraged.
  • Japanese Shibori Workshop: Silk Scarf
    May 22, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Ottawa, 223 W Madison St, Ottawa, IL 61350, USA
    Shibori is a Japanese manual tie-dyeing technique, which produces a number of different patterns on fabric in a beautiful blue hue. Explore the art of traditional Japanese tie dying techniques. Everyone will leave with a hand dyed, one of a kind silk scarf!
  • Printmaking Workshop on a Tote Bag
    Thu, May 27
    Open Space Art Gallery and Studios, LLC
    May 27, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM CDT
    Open Space Art Gallery and Studios, LLC, 223 W Madison St, Ottawa, IL 61350, USA
    Learn the basics of printmaking and carving your own stamp. Students will be led through decorating a canvas tote bag. Demonstrations of how to carve your choice of potatoes or linoleum will happen throughout the class. Fun for grown-ups, and supervised kids!
  • Wood Burning Workshop : Wooden Swing
    Fri, May 28
    Open Space Art Gallery and Studios
    May 28, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
    Open Space Art Gallery and Studios, 223 W Madison St, Ottawa, IL 61350, USA
    Join us in this unique wood Burning Workshop! We will be making wooden swings. All materials provided including rope. You choose your personal quote to wood burn into your swing and your color stain. Amanda Weygand will lead you step by step through this one of a kind project!
  • Macramé Workshop: Wall Hanging
    Sat, May 29
    Open Space Art Gallery & Studios
    May 29, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Open Space Art Gallery & Studios, 223 W Madison St, Ottawa, IL 61350, USA
    Join us for a fun night of knot-tying! You’ll be provided everything you need to make and leave with a completed wall hanging.
  • Kids Art Club
    Time is TBD
    Open Space Art Gallery and Studios, LLC
    Time is TBD
    Open Space Art Gallery and Studios, LLC, 223 W Madison St, Ottawa, IL 61350, USA
    Fostering your child’s creativity and exposing them to great art is something you won’t regret. People express themselves through art, music, writing, and dance. Art, in its many forms, can help you process emotions, make you calmer, and help you communicate. Let us worry about the mess.
  • Art Before Lunch
    Select Date in Ticket Registration
    Open Space Art Gallery and Studios, LLC
    Select Date in Ticket Registration
    Open Space Art Gallery and Studios, LLC, 223 W Madison St, Ottawa, IL 61350, USA
    Join us for Art Before Lunch where we help engage your Little Artists with creating bi-weekly on Saturdays, 11-11:45am! Little Artists between the ages of 2 to 5 years old are welcome.
  • Girl Scout Troop 1806 Drawing Badge
    Time is TBD
    Open Space Art Gallery and Studios, LLC
    Time is TBD
    Open Space Art Gallery and Studios, LLC, 223 W Madison St, Ottawa, IL 61350, USA
    A series of three drawing sessions to learn the basics of drawing and engage with your inner artist. By completing this series, the Girl Scout Troop will have earned their Drawing Badge!