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Now & Then: Ancient Knowledge, Art History, and Life Drawing
Each Saturday from March 29-April 19
10 AM - 1 PM
Ages 11+


Ye gods! Local artist Beth Thielin (along with Patricia Manos & Tabitha Sanchez) will develop an introductory knowledge of art-creation and architecture in Southern Europe circa 1000-400 BCE through the writing of art history and instruction in figurative and architectural drawing. Join in now for $40/class, space available.


For more information and to reserve a space, please email Sasha Sicurella at education@artomi.org.

 



2014 Spring Art Camp
April 15, 16, & 17, 9 AM - 3 PM


Spring Art Camp is an active and imaginative way to bring in the new season! This three-day program features a variety of creative adventures for kids ages 5-12. Daily activities include a 2D and 3D art project, nature studies, exploration of The Fields sculpture park, storytelling, and play. Each day features a special music and movement workshop led by a guest artist.Tuition is $60 per day or $160 for all three days.


Sign up and more information here.


Writers Omi Reading & BBQ
May 10, 5 PM 


A distinguished group of writers and translators currently in residence at Writers Omi in Ledig House will read from their works. This group's many literary accomplishments include an author short-listed for the German Screenplay Award, a travel columnist for The International Jerusalem Post, and writers for such publications as The New Yorker, The New York times, The Nation, Vogue, W and many more. Following the event, Omi invites visitors to gather for a barbeque feast and reception with the writers, for which donations are appreciated. For more information, click here.





Exhibition: More Than Able 
On view: May 23 - May 26

Opening: Friday, May 23, 12-2 PM 


The men and women of Coarc, a local organization which serves adults with disabilities, participate in regular workshops on drawing, painting, ceramics and photography at Omi. Inspired by daily events, memories and long-held dreams, their work offers seldom seen perspectives that highlight the abilities of these individuals. 


Free and open to the public.



You Can Do A Graphic Novel with Barbara Slate
Saturdays from May 17 - June 14 10 AM - 12 PM
Ages 11 - 15


Everybody can draw, even if it is stick figures! Barbara Slate is one of the most well-known and prolific comic book artists and graphic novelists of the past 40 years. She will guide budding cartoonists to create characters, plot storylines and layout images, culminating in a final showing at Omi's Field Day on June 14. Tuition is $200 for all 5 Saturday classes.


For more information and to reserve a space, please email Sasha Sicurella at education@artomi.org.


Omi Theater Benefit in New York City
Wednesday, June 4

5 PM: Cocktails and Dinner at STK

8 PM: Tickets to your choice of a Broadway Play (Raisin in the Sun, Hedwig & the Angry Inch, or The Cripple of Inishmaan)

Desert & Champagne Reception to follow at the home of Francis J. Greenburger & Isabelle Autones.

For more information, click here.





Summer Exhibition Opening at The Fields & Architecture Omi
Saturday, June 4, 1 - 5 PM


More information coming soon! There will also be an Education Omi Field Day for families & children with hayrides, art workshops, and more!



Camp Omi (6 weeklong sessions)
Monday, June 23 - Friday, August 1, 9 AM - 3 PM

Summer Art Camp is a unique way to combine art and education with summertime fun! Daily activities include 2D Art Studio, Sculpture Shop, Music & Movement, and Field Studies in which children explore The Fields Sculpture Park and Visitors Center Gallery, as well as visit our international artists-in-residence. 

For more information, click here.



Teen Arts Lab: Playwriting in The Fields
Monday, June 23 - Friday, July 3, 9 AM - 3 PM

The sky is the limit in this outdoor collaborative playwriting workshop. Let your imagination run wild as we dream up, write, and perform an original play. We'll explore the elements of playwriting and write a full script together, learning about aspects of theaterical production including staging, set building, costume design, and rehearsal. Our final performance will be set in The Fields Sculpture Park on June 3. 

For more information, click here.



Teen Arts Lab: Exploring Artistic Practice
Monday, July 17 - Friday, July 18,  9 AM - 3 PM


Engage in direct encounters with artists and their works, consider the context and content of contemporary art, explore working methods, process, and where ideas come from. Visit several area art venues such as MASS MoCA and Dia: Beacon, and meet Art Omi's international artists-in-residence. Experience The Fields Sculpture Park as a resource & make connections to the artists and venues visited.

For more information, click here.



Summer Writers' Intensive
Monday, July 28 - Friday, August 1, 9 AM - 3 PM


Whether you want to write a novel, compose a collection of poems, pen your college application essay, create a monologue for stage, ink a journalistic travelogue, or craft a nonfiction narrative based on an ancient civilization, this weeklong summer intensive takes your work to the deepest level. Each writer has the opportunity to focus on a single piece of writing—developing process, refining craft, and polishing work. Days are filled with individualized writing instruction, one-on-one editing, structured free writing time, and outdoor summer activities including daily pool time.

To learn more, click here.



Sculpture Workshop
Monday, August 4 - Friday, August 15, 9 AM - 3 PM


Make three-dimensional art and learn about sculptural form, materials, context, and processes! Construct an armature, do simple body casting, and manipulate natural materials. We'll investigate form, space and process using clay, cardboard, wood, plaster, and recyclables.

To learn more, click here.


    

2014 Calendar


Save the date for these special events in 2014!


Ongoing
Saturdays through June 7 & from September 6 - December 13, 10 AM - 12 PM
| Saturday Children's Workshops


February
Saturdays, February 1 - 22, 10 AM - 12 PM
| STORY: Creative Writing Workshop for Teens

Saturday, February 15, 5 - 7  PM | Kid to Kid: Film Screening & Pen Pal Party
Tuesday - Thursday, February 18 - 20, 9 AM - 3 PM | Winter Kids Art Camp

March
Saturdays, March 1 - 22, 10 AM - 12 PM
| STORY: Creative Writing Workshop for Teens

Saturday, March 22 - May 31 | Jim Torok: Drawings on view at the Gallery
Saturdays, March 29 - April 19, 10 AM - 1 PM
| Now & Then: Ancient Knowledge, Art History, and Life Drawing


April
Saturday, April 5, 2 PM - 5 PM |
Artist Reception & Talk by Jim Torok
Saturday, April 12, 11 AM - 1 PM
| Slow Art Day

Saturday, April 12, 5:30 PM | Writers Omi Reading at Marianne Courville Gallery
Tuesday, April 15 - Thursday, April 17, 9 AM - 3 PM | Spring Kids Art Camp

May
Saturday, May 10, 5 PM
| Writers Omi Spring Reading & Barbeque

Saturdays, May 17 - June 14, 10 AM - 12 PM | "You Can Do A Graphic Novel" with Barbara Slate
Friday, May 23, 12 - 2 PM | Opening Reception for More Than Able by the Men & Women of COARC

June
Wednesday, June 4, 5 - 10 PM | Omi Theater Benefit in New York City

Saturday, June 14, 1 - 5 PM | Opening of Summer Exhibitions at The Fields & Architecture Omi
Saturday, June 14, 1 - 5 PM | Education Omi Field Day
Monday, June 23 - Friday, July 3, 9 AM - 3 PM | Teen Arts Lab: Playwriting in The Fields
Monday, June 23 - Friday, August 1, 9 AM - 3 PM
 | Camp Omi (6 week-long sessions)

July
Monday, July 7 - Friday, July 18, 9 AM - 3 PM | Teen Arts Lab: Exploring Artistic Practice
SAVE THE DATE! Art Omi Weekend: International Art in the Country

a rare opportunity to see works in one pop-up studio visit and art-filled weekend

Saturday, July 12, 6 - 7 PM | Art Omi Weekend: Members Studio Tour
Saturday, July 12, 7 - 9 PM | Art Omi Weekend: Dinner & Dancing
Saturday, July 12, 9 PM - Midnight | Art Omi Weekend: After Party
Sunday, July 13, 11 AM - 1 PM | Art Omi Weekend: Country Brunch with the Artists
Sunday, July 13, 1 - 5 PM | Art Omi Weekend: Open Studios
Sunday, July 20, 7 PM | Omi Improvisors Orchestra ft. Karl Berger and Ingrid Sertso at Helsinki Hudson
Monday, July 28 - Friday, August 1, 9 AM - 3 PM | Teen Arts Lab: Summer Writers' Intensive


August

Friday, August 1, time TBA |
Camp Omi Film Screening & Wrap Party
Saturday, August 2, 5 PM
| Music Omi Performance 
Monday, August 4 - Friday, August 15, 9 AM - 3 PM
 | Teen Arts Lab: Sculpture Workshop

Saturday, August 9, 5 - 7 PM | Dance Omi Open Salon (members priority!)
Sunday, August 17, 2 PM | Dance Omi Alumni Share Works-in-Progress at PS21
Saturday, August 23, 2 - 4 PM
| Dance Omi Showing in The Fields


September
Saturdays, September 27, 5 PM
| Writers Omi Fall Reading & Barbeque


October
Saturday, October 11, time TBA
| Artswalk  
Saturday, October 25, time TBA
 | Trick or Treat in The Fields


November
Saturday, November 1, time TBA
| Writers Omi Reading at KGB Bar in New York City

December
Date & time TBA | Candlelight Concert




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