The First Art Gallery of Olathe is a local artist co-op and a separate organization from Olathe Visual Artists. The OVA often partners with the Gallery for classes and events and many of our members are also Gallery members. Some of the classes listed below are being hosted by OVA members through the Gallery.
JUNE CALENDAR OF EVENTS
It’s a busy month be sure to check out all our exciting summer classes and workshops
Looking for a creative outlet?
How about taking a class or a workshop at the First Art Gallery of Olathe?
JUNE 1- ARTIST RECEPTION
FEATURED ARTIST : DAVID STEWART
The first Art Gallery of Olathe would like to honor our featured Artist of the Month Dave Stewart with an art reception on Saturday June 1. Dave will have his original paintings on display and for purchase throughout the month of June. The evening will include complimentary refreshments live music for your enjoyment. Please come and meet Dave and help him celebrate his creativity.
SUMMER ART CLASSES FOR CHILDREN
WEEKLY CLAY CLASSES – Ages 7- 15
Mondays-1:00-2:00 pm or 2:15-3:15 pm
Dates: June 10,17,24 July 8,15, 22, 29 Aug 5
Cost: $25. Per class per Artist Or 4 classes $90.
(per Artist) You chose the dates & the time slot
All materials provided
Students will make eight clay projects that have a farm theme. Students will learn a variety of methods for creating with clay as well as glazing. Each class is offered twice a day with two different time slots to choose from.
WEEKLY DRAWING LESSONS – Ages: 7-15
Mondays 3:30 – 4:30 pm
Dates: June 10,17, 24 July 8,15,22,29, Aug 5
Cost: $80. for 4 classes
All materials provided
Class size limited
Students will learn how to draw and shade still life, animals and portraits. Students will explore the mediums of charcoal, pencil, oil pastel, ink and chalk. Classes do not have to be consecutive.
Enroll for classes and pay at the gallery or pay online with your PayPal account- simply go to your PayPal account open Send & Request, then send money to: firstname.lastname@example.org,
Be sure to put in the name of the class, date, time & how many artists. Sign up soon the class size is limited.
All classes are held at THE FIRST ART GALLERY OF OLATHE- LOCATED IN THE OLATHE STATION SHOPPING CENTER 11951 STRANG LINE RD. OLATHE KS. 66062
COST : $25. per session
Ages: 10 -Adult
Space limited to 14 artists
Create beautiful beaded artwork and jewelry. You set the pace at which you learn no penalty for going slow or fast. We should meet new friends and have a lot of fun learning some very interesting techniques learning and exploring how to paint with beads. We will start with amulet bags, the technique is right angle weave. First night will be free just to get introduced and we will talk about supplies. If you want to get started the first night here is a supply list (if you want to hit the ground beading). Please bring size 8,11 or 15 seed beads in any color or contrasting colors 10 grams or a hank at least of each color,4-6 mm crystals at pack of 50- 100 crystals, nylon or beading thread size b,c or d, size 13 beading needle or big eyed needle, small scissors, smooth shallow bowl or plate. Graph paper will be supplied because there is special beading graph paper according to the technique or type bead we’ll be using. Also bring reference material like a cross stitch pattern if you like.
PAINTING WITH DAVE
Every Wednesday 6-9pm & Saturday 9am-12pm
Oil & Acrylic Painting Instruction
$10. per hour
Ages 16-Adult All skill levels welcome
Want to learn how to paint? Then sign up to paint with Dave Stewart every Saturday morning or Wednesday evenings . Bring your painting supplies and Dave will teach you how to create original works of art.
REMINISCING THROUGH THE ARTS
Every THURSDAY 10:30-12.
Class is $30 for one or $150 for a series of 6.
For Seniors 55+.
Facilitated by Paula Acheson.
*Look for ALL new Workshops coming in July*
Sign up for classes and pay at the gallery or pay online with your PayPal account- simply go to your PayPal account open Send & Request, then send money to: email@example.com,
Be sure to put in the name of the workshop, time & how many seats. Sign up soon the class size is limited.
All workshops and classes are held at THE FIRST ART GALLERY OF OLATHE- LOCATED IN THE OLATHE STATION SHOPPING CENTER 11951 STRANG LINE RD. OLATHE KS. 66062