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Bob Lynch Reacts to Possible Elimination of NEA, NEH, and Big Bird Funding

Arts leaders react to possible Trump call for eliminating cultural programs: Not this again

Trump Transition Team to Eliminate the NEA

On the eve of Donald Trump’s Inauguration, The Hill newspaper reported that Trump Transition Team staff intend to recommend that the President eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities as well as privatize the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

Happy New Year From LightGarden Glass Art

1086 Washburn                            January 2017
Medford, OR                                   Tues-Fri 10-5pm
www.lightgarden.net                     Sat  10-1p
(541) 779-0272                                 Closed:  Sun & Mon.

 
 
 
   
Happy New Year From LightGarden Glass Art!
 
Got the January Blues?
 
Make some art!
 
 
Making things with your hands stimulates the brain
and creates feelings of joy! 
 
Plus you get cool stuff!
 
What will you make this year?
 
 
 

 FLOWERS OF HOPE Workshop

Even if you’ve never done any glass fusing before you can make an 8″ x 8″ fused panel to donate to Flowers of Hope.
NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!
$15 buys you a base piece of glass, access to all frits, stringers and scrap glass, hanging hardware and firing. Come in and try your hand at fusing and find out how easy and fun it can be. You’ll also be doing a wonderful thing for a woman going through a tough time.

 

TRY FUSING!

 The same class only you get to keep it! Try fusing and see if you like it! Learn about using frits, stringers and noodles in this easy workshop!
$20
FLOWERS OF HOPE / TRY FUSING! workshops are available during any regularly scheduled Wednesday or Saturday morning  10a-12p Workshop

 
        Please call or email to reserve your space!
 Dogwood Spoon Rest

Paint dogwood flowers, leaves and branches on the top layer and learn to paint complementary watercolor backgrounds on a second layer to create depth and interest.   This 10″ x 6″ spoon rest is not only beautiful but a handy accessory for any kitchen.  This class includes all materials and 2 firings.

$40

January 14th
1-4:30p        
 
 
 Glass Fusing: Basics

Learn one of the fastest growing mediums in glass! In this two week class you’ll complete a 4″ tile and a small fused & slumped plate. Everything you need to know to fuse your own glass.  Covers firing programs, prepping kiln shelves and ware and much more!

All supplies are included.
$85

January 21 & 28
1-4:00p        
 
 
 Painting with Frit

Learn to use frit, hand pulled stringers, 96 glass and glass enamels to quickly add dimension and a painterly quality to your fused glass art.

We’ll explore different techniques through 3 small panels, focusing on clouds, trees, water and layering backgrounds. We’ll also address combining colors and picture composition.

Find out how easy it is to develop your sketches from photos and other inspiration. These panels can be a great reference guide for future projects.

All frit, stringers, glass, glass enamels and lunch are included.

Glass fusing: Basics or equivalent is required.

$135

 

 

 

 

Need a Kiln?  Rent one of ours!

 

Bring in your fused work and we will fire it for you!

 

Projects small enough to fit on a 7″ shelf:              $   5.00

One or more projects on a 13″ round shelf:                8.00

Fuse + Slump on 13″ shelf:                                         12.00

Projects on a 20″ shelf:                                                11.00

Fused + Slump on a 20″ shelf:                                    14.00

Long Bubble Squeeze  add                                            3.00

 

  

 Morning Workshops:

 

Come join our morning workshops on Wednesday and Saturday mornings from 10a – Noon.  Use our tools and workshop space.  $10 for 2 hours!  Call to reserve your space.  You can do a Flowers of Hope panel during any of our workshops…or a “Try Fusing” panel to get you started in fusing.  You can also schedule bigger projects.  Contact us for more information.

Contribute to the 2016 Year End Campaign!

Let’s hit the ground running in 2017 as a unified voice for the arts.

Sign Our National Petition to President-Elect Trump to Support the Arts in America

The new Administration and Congress will swiftly pass their biggest legislative changes in the first 7 to 9 months of the new year. We need to act now.

Small Business Saturday with Central Art

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Hi Everyone,

This Nov 26, we want to celebrate Small Business Saturday® with you! It’s a special holiday created so communities can show love for small businesses like ours. And it wouldn’t be a celebration without customers like you joining us!

So mark your calendars for Nov 26, the Saturday after Thanksgiving, and get ready to Shop Small® with us. Stop by CENTRAL ART SUPPLY between the hours of 10am and 5pm.

And please don’t forget to share your favorite Small Business Saturday moments on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram with #ShopSmall.

Thanks for your support. See you Saturday, Nov 26!

CENTRAL ART

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AAF PAC Disbursements and Success Rate in 2016 Electoral Cycle

The Arts Action Fund PAC helped elect 81.4% of endorsed candidates. See how you helped elect arts candidates this cycle.

UPDATE: Arts Action Fund Mobilizes Grassroots Supporters to Vote for Pro-Arts Ballot Initiatives

All the attention may be at the top of the ticket, but there are plenty of local referenda affecting the arts. Here’s where we won and lost on local ballot initiatives.

Arts Action Fund Mobilizes Grassroots Supporters to Vote for Pro-Arts Ballot Initiatives

All the attention may be at the top of the ticket, but there are plenty of local referenda affecting the arts.