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Join the Threads Program

Instructors, Nancy McMillan, Cindy Eastman, Rita Paradis, Betty Ann Medeiros, Priscilla Watson, Jean Hansen
January 2020 - November 2020

Threads: Weaving Words and Art is a year-long membership program that culminates in a printed anthology of written and visual artwork developed by students at Arts Escape. With the anthology publication and showcase opportunities during the year, the program formalizes what our participants have created. The Threads anthology demonstrates how the arts can bring joy […]

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Online with Zoom Monthly Writer’s Workshop

Instructor, Nancy McMillan
Monday, June 1st
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

The Writers’ Workshop gives students an opportunity to share their works-in-progress with fellow students under the guidance of staff writing instructors.  This ongoing workshop will be held once a month with either Cindy Eastman or Nancy McMillan. Writers can bring in up to five double-spaced pages to be read aloud and critiqued.  Critique guidelines will […]

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Sunny Skies and Starry Nights: The Short Life and Timeless Art of Vincent van Gogh

Lecturer, Barbara J. Johnston, Ph.D.
Monday, June 15th
4 pm - 5 pm

Online with Zoom The epitome of the creative genius, Vincent van Gogh has become a mythic figure today. Who is this young man with the bristling red hair and the haunted eyes, this will-o-the-wisp we know as Vincent van Gogh? How can we know, if he didn’t know himself? He did 43 self-portraits in five […]

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Art History – Girls in the Clubhouse: Mary Cassatt, Berthé Morisot, and the Women of Impressionism.

Lecturer, Barbara J Johnston, Ph.D.
Monday, June 29th
4 pm - 5 pm

ONLINE with ZOOM We know their names so well—Monet, Renoir, Degas, Manet, and the other talented painters who made up the “boys club” known as the Impressionists. Audacious and visionary, they challenged the French Academy that had controlled art production for centuries to create a bold new art-form that truly captured modern life. What most […]

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