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Fall 2011 DRAWING CLASSES Registration is now open!
ZIMMERLI DRAWING SOCIETY FOR ADULTS WHEN: Saturdays, beginning September 24, 12:30-2:30 PM WHERE: Zimmerli Art Museum, George & Hamilton Streets, New Brunswick
Each session is overseen by a master artist. The museum provides drawing boards, live models at select sessions and professional instruction; participants are asked to bring their own drawing pads, portable easels and other materials suggested by the instructors. These sessions are for persons aged 18 and above. Register early. This is a popular workshop and space is limited. For dates, fee, and a printable registration form, click here.
ZAM SESSION: FOR TEENS AND YOUNG ADULTS WHEN: Saturdays beginning September 24, 3-4:30 PM
ZAM Session, a dynamic art program for teens and young adults, offers aspiring and accomplished artists the opportunity to develop their skills in a museum setting under the encouraging eye of a professional art educator. During these sessions, students draw from works in the Zimmerli's collection or, weather permitting, work outside on the grounds of the Rutgers campus. This is an inspiring environment for college-bound students. For schedule, fee, and a registration form, visit our website.
DRAWING CLUB FOR YOUNG PEOPLE WHEN: Wednesdays beginning October 5, 4:15-5:45 PM
Students between the ages of six and fourteen can discover the secrets of drawing when they participate in the Zimmerli's Drawing Club for Young People. Aspiring artists learn drawing techniques, including pencil and charcoal, and such genres as still life and portraiture. Freda Rhodes, head art teacher in the New Brunswick school district, and other professional educators address the needs of both beginners and advanced artists. For details and registration, use this link.
Children's education programs at the Zimmerli are funded in part by the Walter and Adi Blum Foundation, Inc., and Art Within Reach. The Zimmerli's operations, exhibitions, and programs are funded in part by Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; the Estate of Victoria J. Mastrobuono; the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State,a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts; Johnson & Johnson; and the donors, members, and friends of the Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum.