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Published on January 22, 2018 8:43PM

Japanese Shibori Dyeing

Japanese Shibori Dyeing

Mayan Metalsmithing

Mayan Metalsmithing

Kids in fifth to eighth grade will have the chance to take a world tour of artistic practices from Mongolia to Mexico when Art Fridays return to the Newport Visual Arts Center in February.

The seven-session series, offered by the Oregon Coast Council for the Arts, will run from Feb. 9. through March 23, with classes from 3:45 to 5:45 pm at 777 NW Beach Drive.

An exhibit of student work from the series will be held in the center’s Classroom Gallery.

Tuition is $12 per class, or $72 for all seven, with some scholarships available. All classes are limited to 15 students.

To register, call 541-265-6569 or email artslearning@coastarts.org for a program flyer and registration form.

An arts intinerary

Feb. 9

African Block Printing on Fabric

Instructor: Marcy Kenyon

Feb. 16

Mayan Metalsmithing

Instructor: Marcy Kenyon

Feb. 23

Japanese Shibori Dyeing

Instructor: Jan Kenyon

March 2

Northwest Indigenous Designs and Petroglyphs (Flag Printing)

Instructor: Michael Guerriero

March 9

Mongolian Felt Painting

Instructor: Tash Wesp

March 16

Mexican Art: Diego Rivera and Traditional Weaving Designs

Instructor: Eileen Hearne

March 23

Asian Painting on Small Canvases

Instructor: Eileen Hearne

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