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Artful Afternoons

February 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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One event on February 11, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 18, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 15, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on May 13, 2021 at 2:00 pm

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Meeting ID: 940 4322 2707

“Artful Afternoons” is an interactive art appreciation and art making program for active older adults, with a new theme each time!  Held on Thursday afternoons, this program offers storytelling, film, visual arts, music and more to stimulate the mind and soul.

No charge; all are welcome!

Thursdays, 2 – 3 pm
Jan 14, Feb 11, Mar 18, Apr 15 and May 13

To register or if you have questions, please contact Tracy Schneider at 617-959-4928

Sponsored by the Agress Family in Memory of Al & Trudy Agress

Thursday, January 14 | 2 – 3 pm
Artist Appreciation Workshop: Georgia O’Keeffe

Georgia O’Keeffe was an artist who found inspiration from her close observation of the beautiful colors and shapes found in nature. Visual art teacher and painter Donna Calleja will share details of O’Keeffe’s life, thoughts about her art and examples of her drawings and paintings. Following the presentation, we will create O’Keeffe inspired drawings of natural objects.

MATERIALS: White paper (3-4 sheets), pencil or colored pencils, scissors, one or two natural objects such as shells or leaves.

Thursday, February 11 | 2 – 3 pm
Georges Seurat presented by research librarian Michele Marrram

Thursday, March 18 | 2 – 3 pm
Ansel Adams presented by expressive arts therapist Carolyn Melbye

Thursday, April 15 | 2 – 3 pm
William Steig presented by research librarian Michele Marram

Thursday, May 13 | 2 – 3 pm
Putting Art in Your Daily Life: Architecture as a Form of Art, presented by Chris Chu


February 11
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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