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Discover a world of
creativity at HAM this fall! We have a variety
of classes for kids, teens, and adults,
including individuals with disabilities. Browse
our featured programs below and register today!
Featured Programs for Adults
All Levels Oil Painting with Oscar
Dive into the world of oil painting and
construct images that look realistic! Learn to
see, analyze, and mix colors with expert
Experiment with water-soluble graphite, a
medium similar to watercolor. Create expressive
paintings through tonal washes and line work on
watercolor paper. A wonderful introduction to
painting, exploring simplified ways of
Practice the application of pastels (chalk, no
oil pastels) using color and value. Learn
measuring techniques, including verticals and
horizontals, triangulation, and shapes. A solid
foundation in pastel painting with demos
A fun and exciting course for aspiring
character designers. Learn to create characters
for stories, books, movies, and video games.
Covers basic drawing, perspective, anatomy, and
encourages the development of a unique style.
space for teens ages 14-18 to work on
independent art projects outside of school or
classes. Utilize studio spaces and materials
independently, work on personal passion
projects, develop a portfolio, or experiment
with new mediums and styles.
Wellness Series – Art of Restoration 2:
Yoga and the Practice of Kintsugi
A two-hour restorative class combining gentle
yoga, breath work, and rest. Learn about the
Japanese art of Kintsugi and golden pottery
repair. Explore your own places of mending and
healing through watercolors and gold paint. A
nourishing and inspirational class to stretch
together and highlight moments of healing.
Wellness Series – Art of Restoration 3:
Yoga and the Healing Power of Nature
A two-hour class offering gentle and
restorative yoga combined with a mindful walk
in nature. Discuss Shin-Rin Yoku, the healing
practice of forest bathing, and learn how time
in nature enhances creativity, healing, and
brain function. Stretch, relax, and embrace the
benefits of the natural world.
Wellness Series – The Art of
Mindfulness and Meditation Part 1: Living a
In today's fast-paced world, find inner balance
and peacefulness through mindfulness and
meditation. Explore misconceptions around
meditation, practice mindfulness approaches,
and learn how to incorporate these practices
into daily life. Suitable for anyone craving a
more balanced life or interested in meditation.
No experience necessary!
Wellness Series – The Art of
Mindfulness and Meditation Part 2: The
Mindfulness of Art-Making
Join us for a second round of gentle
meditation, art making, journaling, and
discussion to unplug from the stressors and
distractions of our busy lives. Develop a daily
meditative creative practice to reduce stress
and strengthen concentration. The union of
breath and art making can be immediate and
achievable. Both new and experienced artists
can benefit from creating art in service of
taking care of the mind, body, and spirit. No
prior experience is required with either
meditation or art making.
Mark your calendar for
October 27 and join us at the Beaver Brook
Country Club for our 2023 ArtParty &
Auction. Celebrate our 70th anniversary and
support art education and world-class
exhibitions. Get your tickets now and be part
of an unforgettable evening!
Attention Artists: Join Us for a Fall
applications for our fall Artful Sundays event
on October 15. Showcase your work at one of New
Jersey's most scenic sites and connect with
potential buyers. Apply now and be part of this
made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council
on the Arts, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the
Arts; Hunterdon County Board of County Commissioners, through
funds administered by the Cultural & Heritage Commission;
Hyde and Watson Foundation; Unity Foundation; The Large
Foundation; The Astle-Alpaugh Family Foundation along with other
corporations, foundations and individuals. The Hunterdon
Art Museum is a wheelchair accessible space. Publications are
available in large print. Patrons who are deaf, hard of
hearing or speech impaired may contact the Museum through the New
Jersey Relay Service at (TTY) 1 (800) 852-7899.
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