Museum offers interactive class for families

| May 31, 2013

118_002COSHOCTON – The Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum is offering a mixed media art class entitled ‘Places I Remember’ for children, teens and families on June 8, from 1 – 3:30 p.m. Participants will create a work on canvas meant to evoke a favorite or memorable place. The class will begin by viewing JHM’s special exhibit, ‘Pushing the Surface’, which features contemporary art quilts by national and international artists. Many of the quilts portray a place. Some like ‘New York City’, ‘Leaf’, and ‘Yosemite’, are representational—the skyscrapers, leaf or waterfalls are easily recognizable. Others such as ‘Tsunami Japan’, ‘Slot Canyon’, and ‘Prairie Wall’, are more impressionistic. The artist uses colors, designs and materials to create a feeling of that particular place. The ‘Tsunami Japan’work has objects attached to the surface that were brought back from Japan.

Individuals or families can work together on a canvas. Artists should bring meaningful objects to attach to the work once it has been painted. Class fee is $12 ($10 for Friends) per canvas. Paid reservations by June 6. Sign up in person or by calling the museum at 622-8710. Office hours are 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and noon – 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The museum is located in Roscoe Village at 300 N. Whitewoman Street, Coshocton. ‘Places I Remember’ is sponsored by the Ohio Arts Council, which helped fund this program with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.

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