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GPMA August 2020 News

 

GPMA August 2020 eNews Grants Pass Museum of Art We had our very first “live” class in the museum on Saturday. It was so good to see people – even if we weren’t “up close and personal.” We hope to do more, but in the meantime we are holding some classes at Reinhart Park.

We heard some really sad news from the American Alliance of Museums:

The American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the only organization representing the entire scope of the museum community, warned that one out of every three museums may shutter forever as funding sources and financial reserves run dry. Without near-term assistance from governments and private donors, hundreds of directors reported their museums may not survive the financial crisis brought on by the pandemic.

We feel very fortunate that our museum is relatively stable. We have a small footprint, only two paid staff, and fairly

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Grants Pass Museum of Art August Adult Art Classes

Grants Pass Museum of Art is offering more “Sketch in the Park” August Adult Art Classes by popular demand. We are also trying them out as a weekday morning class. Classes will be held at Reinhart Volunteer Park (All Sports Park). Each week will have a demo on the chosen theme, followed by plenty of time to draw onsite. Kristen will go around to each student and give one-on-one help throughout the morning. We ask that each student bring their own supplies and a mask (to wear if Kristen needs to get closer than six feet). Advance registration is required and class size is limited to 9 people. All levels of students are welcome. Each class is $10 for GPMA members and $15 for non-members. Thursday, August 6 9 am to Noon Demo theme: Rhythm– using the principal of Rhythm to create cohesiveness and interest. Thursday, August 13 9

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Grants Pass Museum of Art July 2020 News

Grants Pass Museum of Art July 2020 News You would be surprised at how much goes on at the museum even though it isn’t open. We still have to plan for the future and take care of the business at hand. We actually had a “live” board meeting in June and everyone sat a safe six feet apart. Planning is tricky because everything is so uncertain. We are hoping to open the museum sometime perhaps in August? We would be displaying a part of our permanent collection. We are also hoping to have the annual membership exhibit and we were thinking we could have it earlier than usual – perhaps starting in October. We will be limiting the number of submissions to one per artist. We are hoping to have lots of participation so be thinking about what you want to submit if you are one of our

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GPMA March Adult Classes

Grants Pass Museum of Art

GPMA March Adult Classes Grants Pass Museum of Art Adult Classes Visit our Website Click on any picture to reach our website class signup page. Museum members receive a $5 discount on all adult art classes. To become a member or to renew a membership: Click here Needlefelting Turtles with Corbin Brashear Sat. March 7, 1 – 4:30 pm Needlefelting is a fun way to create small, soft sculptures out of wool. Corbin will teach you how to create the body shape, then add lots of exciting details. They always come out great. All materials supplied. No experience needed. $50 /Members $55/Non-Members Gelli Printing- Mixed Media With Karen O’Brien Saturday, March 14, 1 – 4 pm THIS CLASS IS FULL – Another great Karen O’Brien class will be held June 6th. More info coming soon! This is a fun exploratory class in printmaking using commercial gelatin printing plates. We will

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Grants Pass Museum of Art Feb/March 2020 Adult Classes

Grants Pass Museum of Art

Grants Pass Museum of Art Adult Classes Visit our Website Click on any picture to reach our website class signup page. Museum members receive a $5 discount on all adult art classes. To become a member or to renew a membership: Click here Painting Flowers with Kristen O’Neill Sat. Feb 1, 1 – 4 pm Great acrylic class for beginners and intermediate students. We will paint large, fun, colorful flowers. Bring in your own source photo, or we can provide plenty of inspiration. Class includes exploring how other artists have approached flower painting, a demonstration and lots of painting time. Help with colors, values, and composition will be our focus. All materials supplied. No experience needed. $30 /Members $35/Non-Members Gelli Printing- Mixed Media With Karen O’Brien Saturday, March 14, 1 – 4 pm This is a fun exploratory class in printmaking using commercial gelatin printing plates. We will experiment

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Call For Artists – City of Grants Pass Art in Motion

It’s time to send in your favorite art pictures for the next round of Art in Motion. This has been a successful way for artist to show off their “wares” on the side of the JCT Bus that runs up and down 6th and 7th Street in Grants Pass. Thanks to our generous sponsor Republic Service, courtesy of JCT Bus, and the Committee on Public Art (CoPA), we are looking for pictures of art for the next run starting in March. Please send in your submissions by January 31st. *Details are attached. Please share widely! *Bus displayed is not the one currently in motion. Kind Regards, Susan Susan Seereiter Business Advocate www.grantspassoregon.gov (541) 450-6014 (Direct)

Greetings to all Artists!

It’s time to send in your favorite art pictures for the next round of Art in Motion. This has been a successful way for artist to show off their “wares” on the side of the JCT Bus that runs up and down 6th and 7th Street in Grants Pass.

Thanks to our generous sponsor Republic Service, courtesy of JCT Bus, and the Committee on Public Art (CoPA), we are looking for pictures of art for the next run starting in March. Please send in your submissions by January 31st. *Details are attached. Please share widely!

*Bus displayed is not the one currently in motion.

Kind Regards,

Susan

Susan Seereiter

Business Advocate

www.grantspassoregon.gov

(541) 450-6014 (Direct)

Art in Motion

Prospectus:

The City of Grants Pass Committee on Public Art

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A Call for Artist Participation – Alley Beautification in Grants Pass

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Greetings Artists and Community Members,

The City of Grants Pass and the Committee on Public Art (CoPA) is seeking an artist to work with the CoPA Sub-Committee to transform one of the Historical Downtown Alleyways.

Alley Beautification Call for Artist Participation

Prospectus:

The City of Grants Pass is investing in the transformation of select alleyways downtown into usable and enjoyed public spaces. The Alley Beautification project furthers the City’s goal of creating a vibrant commercial district by enhancing downtown activities and safe spaces. In this project, the selected artist will have the support of the City’s Committee on Public Arts (CoPA) to survey key stakeholders and design site-specific art installation(s) for the selected alleyway. The artist will be asked to create work(s) that create a sense of play and invoke interaction from the public, while also respecting placement within the City’s Historic District. The Alley

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Adult Art Classes Winter 2020 at GPMA

Thank you for a great 2019 Grants Pass Museum of Art

Adult Classes

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Click on any picture to reach our website class signup page. Museum members receive a $5 discount on all adult art classes. To become a member or to renew a membership: Click here

Photography 101: How to Use Your New DSLR with Adam Marland Saturday, January 11 1 – 4 pm Learn the principals of photography How to shoot in Manual modes Most important settings to understand your digital camera $45 for members/$50 non-members Bring your own DSLR camera.

Get Social Media Fit! with Kelli Matthews Friday, January 24 New date! 1 – 5 pm Join us for an interaction workshop to build your social media muscles! Building healthy social media for your business or non-profit doesn’t have to

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Josephine County Artists Association Christmas Party December 5th

JCAA Christmas Party 2019

Josephine County Artists Association Christmas Party December 5th 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Fruitdale Grange 1440 Parkdale Dr, Grants Pass, OR 97527

Come and have fun and support JCAA Bring a friend… or two or three friends!

 

Adult Art Classes at GPMA October, November, December 2019

Needlefelting Birds with Corbin Brashear Saturday, November 2 12:30 - 4 pm at Grants Pass Museum of Art

Adult Art (& more) Classes!

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Click on any picture to reach our website class signup page. We now have two levels of pricing for classes. Museum members receive a $5 discount on all adult art classes. To become a member or to renew a membership: Click here

Elements of Art – Texture, Form, & Shape with Kristen O’Neill Saturday, October 12 1 – 4 pm

Part of the series of fundamental art classes: Elements of Art We will explore texture and how it creates the quality of an object, how form is created in 2D & 3D artworks, and how artworks have used shape. Class includes: An art history exploration of works that focused on texture, form, and shape. Art projects to explore all three:

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