January 2012 Art Post

Did you get your Winter/Spring Class Schedule in The North East News Journal last week?  If not, stop by the Chamber for a copy or send us an email at neartscouncil@yahoo.com and we’ll email or send you your own copy. Let us know which. There have been a few changes – please note below.

February Classes – details are also on the calendar on our website www.northeastarts.org and on Facebook

  • Yoga with Deb Phillips; four sessions starting Feb.1; register 725-4757 or yogabones3@gmail,com new email!
  • Zumba with Shelly Miller also starting Feb. 1; register 490-9385 or idocrw2@yahoo.com
  • Beginner Acoustic Guitar with Pat McGill; four sessions starting Feb. 2; register 490-0878 or neacguitarclass@gmail.com
  • Oil Painting with Susan Rochester; four sessions starting Feb. 14; register 716-397-8617
  • Leather Journal-Making with Toni Kelly; Sat. Feb. 25; register 456-4897 or toni@tonikellystudio.com
  • Yoga with Stacey Orr; five sessions starting Feb. 29; register 440-1535 or staceyorr@gmail.com

A correction from the last newsletter regarding Photography Interest Group.  It meets on the second Thursday of each month and the next meeting will be Thursday, February 9. 

A change in the calendar for Ceramics for Kids with Chris French.  Dates are now April 28 and May 5.

Open Studio – free evening at the Cultural Center…bring your art and hang out with other artists; Feb. 10 from 7-9.

The NEAC with support from Arts Erie will host a series of five Photography Workshops by local professionals. The events will begin in March followed by May, June, August, September - with culminating art show in October at the NEAC. Watch for more details next month.


Park United Methodist Church will present a Mystery Dinner Theater "The Mild, Mild West" on Friday, Feb. 17 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 18 at 6 p.m. in their Fellowship Hall. Tickets are $15.  Call Judy Post at 725-1266, Jeff Keddie at 725-0060 or the church office for reservations.

Artists and wineries are starting to connect for Wine & Art Weekend  on Saturday, April 14. Plan to spend the day and sample the artistry of both our artists and vintners around North East.

Thanks to the volunteers who helped clean up the NEAC space.  We made quick work of it and had a great time with each other.  If anyone is interested in serving on any of our committees or the board, please let us know at neartscouncil@yahoo.com. We’d love to have you.