The exhibition Force/Resistance seeks to stimulate dialogue around the complex relationships between systems of power and violence in the United States. The artists in the exhibition address a range of issues including racial profiling, mortality, racially motivated conflict, and legislative oppression.
Featuring selections from the FAC’s Native American and Spanish Colonial collections, this exhibition explores the many ways that objects tell stories. Stories explored through the objects include – morals, lives of the saints, origins, commodification and trade, collecting practices, cultural contact, disruption and destruction.
This course is designed primarily to teach adults ages 18+ the tools of humor writing for live stand-up performance. Students will deconstruct the performances of stand-up comedians, learn the foundations from which modern comedy stems and work to develop their own voice. The course will culminate in a live stand-up performance at the Fine Arts Center showcasing students’ original work.
Whatever your artistic interest and whatever your age or skill level, we have classes to drive your passions at the Fine Arts Center’s Bemis School of Art, a year-round facility. Experienced artists and art instructors, large studios and limited class size create a motivational and supportive environment to explore and develop your talents.
Selections from the Morton and Tobia Mower collection. Rembrandt etchings, Impressionist paintings and prints by masters such as Claude Monet and Berthe Morisot, and Pop artists such as Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein. Everyday life, familiar stories, and common objects comprise each image, but these stunning artworks are far from ordinary.
Advanced level classes for kids ages 14-18. Auditions for the Performance track are April 9 – appointments are necessary. The Design/Technical track is open for registration!The Fine Arts Center Theatre Company offers students interested in pursuing careers in performance and/or design & technical theatre a five-week intensive training program.
Stretch your imagination! Experience a variety of artistic styles and techniques, including painting, printmaking, and collage; while exploring elements of composition and design. Explore your acting skills, voice, movement, and characterization with theater games, mime and improvisation. Art and acting will come together on Fridays with a special showcase performance and art exhibit for friends and family. Five-Day Workshop; 9a-3p
Join us for a special member-only event with British artist Bruce Munro, this year’s featured artist at the Green Box Arts Festival, as he discusses his background, artwork and philosophies. Munro is best known for his immersive, light-based installations. Language, literature and science have also greatly influenced his work, notably his newest piece, “Thank You for a Very Enjoyable Game,” inspired by the film “2001: A Space Odyssey” and currently on view through Sept 17.