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Gaston Arts Council

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Art for the Heart



“Art for the Heart” – a collaboration with Carothers Funeral Homes at Gaston Memorial Park.

Families within our community are invited to “Come encounter art that’s good for the Heart”.

The sessions take place monthly, usually, on the last Tuesday of the month at the newly designed Carothers facility at Gaston Memorial Park, 2205 Williamsburg Drive in Gastonia. There is no cost to attend but seating is limited so RSVP today at (704) 865-9521 or via the Meet Up page.

The interactive art sessions are taught by professional teaching artists and include such art forms like music (sing a long), jewelry making, fiber art, drama, color pencils, stain glass and journal making & more…

Everyone is welcome!

Registrants will be served dinner promptly at 5 PM! and the art session begins at 5:30 PM.

Art sessions to date:
April, art form of Japanese marbling called “Suminagashi” with teaching artist Deveta Glenn

March, “Illuminated Letters” with teaching artist Jackie Laine

February, abstract heart drawings with teaching artist Deveta Glenn

January, mandala inspired designs with teaching artist Kristin Smith

November, tole painting with teaching artists Cris & Bob Yost

October, stain glass with teaching artist Deborah Hamer

September, color pencils with teaching artist Ronald Shepard

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