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SUN
May
26
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

This 4-week, 3-hour class will focus solely on the accurate portrayal of the human figure. Students will work with live figure models in various poses in order to hone skills in sighting, proportion, structure, planes & forms, blocking in, ...

MON
May
27
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Class is offered every Monday, 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM in the Braaten Gallery.

MON
May
27
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Explore the art of clay beyond the fundamentals and into the technicals. Learn how to understand details: execute your ideas, skill building with the material. Learn the means of manipulating clay to achieve desired results. This involves ...

TUE
May
28
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Ready to try your hand at the potter’s wheel and handbuilding? There will be helpful demonstrations and lots of hands-on time in this session. You will be learning the basics of wheel throwing, hand building, and surface decoration in this fun ...

TUE
May
28
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Want to experience clay in a different way other than on a potter’s wheel? This is the class for you. From slab and coiling work to pitch-potting and surface decoration, this class offers an intimate way to express yourself artistically and ...

TUE
May
28
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM

Come learn the healthy art of Tai Chi. Beijing certified instructor Scott Larson gently students through Tai Chi concepts, qigong, the beautiful flowing 24 movement hunyuan choreography and more! Tuesdays from March 5th - March 28th Dress ...

WED
May
29
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

In this 4 week class, your child will learn the basics of pottery and wheel throwing! They will get a chance to throw, trim and glaze their own creations! For children ages 7-12 years. Wednesdays beginning May 8th from 6-7:30pm. $113 per ...

THU
May
30
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

This is a 6-week class beginning on May 2nd and running until June 6. Come play with clay to shape your ideas and bring them to life. Clay is flexible, strong, infinitely changeable and so much fun to work with! A new project to try every ...

THU
May
30
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Slow Flow Yoga moves slowly and mindfully.

FRI
May
31
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for our Youth Theater Program's rendition of The Magician's Nephew by C.S. Lewis. Directed by Dana Tickle. Performance begins at 7pm, Doors open at 6:30pm ADMISSION: $5, Children 3 and under are FREE All proceeds go to support Youth Theater ...

SAT
June
1
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

"The one man show "A Story and a Song '' is partially a love letter about life as a child in the Appalachian Mountains. Part eclectic roots music and part memoir. Mostly, it's a heartfelt journey into the souls of a people... my people, our heritage ...

MON
June
3
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Explore the art of clay beyond the fundamentals and into the technicals. Learn how to understand details: execute your ideas, skill building with the material. Learn the means of manipulating clay to achieve desired results. This involves ...

TUE
June
4
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Ready to try your hand at the potter’s wheel and handbuilding? There will be helpful demonstrations and lots of hands-on time in this session. You will be learning the basics of wheel throwing, hand building, and surface decoration in this fun ...

TUE
June
4
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Want to experience clay in a different way other than on a potter’s wheel? This is the class for you. From slab and coiling work to pitch-potting and surface decoration, this class offers an intimate way to express yourself artistically and ...

THU
June
6
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

This is a 6-week class beginning on May 2nd and running until June 6. Come play with clay to shape your ideas and bring them to life. Clay is flexible, strong, infinitely changeable and so much fun to work with! A new project to try every ...

MON
June
10
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Explore the art of clay beyond the fundamentals and into the technicals. Learn how to understand details: execute your ideas, skill building with the material. Learn the means of manipulating clay to achieve desired results. This involves ...

TUE
June
11
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Ready to try your hand at the potter’s wheel and handbuilding? There will be helpful demonstrations and lots of hands-on time in this session. You will be learning the basics of wheel throwing, hand building, and surface decoration in this fun ...

TUE
June
11
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Want to experience clay in a different way other than on a potter’s wheel? This is the class for you. From slab and coiling work to pitch-potting and surface decoration, this class offers an intimate way to express yourself artistically and ...

FRI
June
14
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Awards for the 12th Annual National Juried Exhibition will be announced on Friday, June 14th from 5-7pm. Join us for this FREE reception event! Light refreshments and drinks will be available.

FRI
June
14
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

This two-hour workshop explores pottery as a necessity in function and human expression. Whether you are a pottery nerd, an admirer of all things art, or a philosophy student, this workshop provides general working ideas for modern pottery by looking ...

MON
June
17
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Explore the art of clay beyond the fundamentals and into the technicals. Learn how to understand details: execute your ideas, skill building with the material. Learn the means of manipulating clay to achieve desired results. This involves ...

TUE
June
18
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Ready to try your hand at the potter’s wheel and handbuilding? There will be helpful demonstrations and lots of hands-on time in this session. You will be learning the basics of wheel throwing, hand building, and surface decoration in this fun ...

TUE
June
18
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Want to experience clay in a different way other than on a potter’s wheel? This is the class for you. From slab and coiling work to pitch-potting and surface decoration, this class offers an intimate way to express yourself artistically and ...

THU
June
20
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

We all enjoy writing, but we all know how difficult it can be at times. Sharing with friendly, encouraging people can help, as we have all been there. We encourage you to bring something you’ve written and read it /share it with the group. Or ...

FRI
June
21
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Paddy Dougherty’s musical career has taken her on quite a ride. First as a backup singer for national bluesman David Bromberg, performing in venues along the east coast; Wolf Trap (DC), the Bottom Line (NYC), Lime Kiln (VA), the Iron Horse (MA), the ...

MON
June
24
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Explore the art of clay beyond the fundamentals and into the technicals. Learn how to understand details: execute your ideas, skill building with the material. Learn the means of manipulating clay to achieve desired results. This involves ...

TUE
June
25
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Ready to try your hand at the potter’s wheel and handbuilding? There will be helpful demonstrations and lots of hands-on time in this session. You will be learning the basics of wheel throwing, hand building, and surface decoration in this fun ...

TUE
June
25
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Want to experience clay in a different way other than on a potter’s wheel? This is the class for you. From slab and coiling work to pitch-potting and surface decoration, this class offers an intimate way to express yourself artistically and ...

MON
July
1
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Explore the art of clay beyond the fundamentals and into the technicals. Learn how to understand details: execute your ideas, skill building with the material. Learn the means of manipulating clay to achieve desired results. This involves ...

THU
July
18
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn how to prep a simple inflated ball and make a colorful mosaic using glass tiles and other materials suitable for interior or exterior use. Learn to cut glass and porcelain tiles if you are new to mosaics. Thursdays, 6-8:30pm  ...

THU
July
18
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

We all enjoy writing, but we all know how difficult it can be at times. Sharing with friendly, encouraging people can help, as we have all been there. We encourage you to bring something you’ve written and read it /share it with the group. Or ...

THU
July
25
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn how to prep a simple inflated ball and make a colorful mosaic using glass tiles and other materials suitable for interior or exterior use. Learn to cut glass and porcelain tiles if you are new to mosaics. Thursdays, 6-8:30pm  ...

THU
July
25
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Mosaics Open Studio Time begins with the second session of any mosaics class. This is time for those who want to work in a classroom environment, build on their skills, and receive occasional additional instruction while working on their own ...

THU
August
1
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn how to prep a simple inflated ball and make a colorful mosaic using glass tiles and other materials suitable for interior or exterior use. Learn to cut glass and porcelain tiles if you are new to mosaics. Thursdays, 6-8:30pm  ...

THU
August
1
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Mosaics Open Studio Time begins with the second session of any mosaics class. This is time for those who want to work in a classroom environment, build on their skills, and receive occasional additional instruction while working on their own ...

THU
August
8
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn how to prep a simple inflated ball and make a colorful mosaic using glass tiles and other materials suitable for interior or exterior use. Learn to cut glass and porcelain tiles if you are new to mosaics. Thursdays, 6-8:30pm  ...

THU
August
8
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Mosaics Open Studio Time begins with the second session of any mosaics class. This is time for those who want to work in a classroom environment, build on their skills, and receive occasional additional instruction while working on their own ...

SAT
August
10
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Ken Horne and Allison Johnson have been joined by Paul Brockman to form NiteKap, a trio of local Bedford musicians who perform an eclectic mix of American folk music. Their stage show spans several centuries and many genres of American folk music. From ...

THU
August
15
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn how to prep a simple inflated ball and make a colorful mosaic using glass tiles and other materials suitable for interior or exterior use. Learn to cut glass and porcelain tiles if you are new to mosaics. Thursdays, 6-8:30pm  ...

THU
August
15
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Mosaics Open Studio Time begins with the second session of any mosaics class. This is time for those who want to work in a classroom environment, build on their skills, and receive occasional additional instruction while working on their own ...

THU
August
15
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

We all enjoy writing, but we all know how difficult it can be at times. Sharing with friendly, encouraging people can help, as we have all been there. We encourage you to bring something you’ve written and read it /share it with the group. Or ...

SAT
September
7
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Josh and Julie Kinn weave bouzouki, bodhran, and smooth vocal harmonies in their Celtic folk music from the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Since ...

THU
September
12
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Mosaics: Beyond the Basics provides information and training projects to help those who wish to advance their mosaics to the next level. A workbook and Power Point for each student provides additional instructional materials. This class offers ...

THU
September
19
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Mosaics: Beyond the Basics provides information and training projects to help those who wish to advance their mosaics to the next level. A workbook and Power Point for each student provides additional instructional materials. This class offers ...

THU
September
19
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Mosaics Open Studio Time begins with the second session of any mosaics class. This is time for those who want to work in a classroom environment, build on their skills, and receive occasional additional instruction while working on their own ...

THU
September
19
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

We all enjoy writing, but we all know how difficult it can be at times. Sharing with friendly, encouraging people can help, as we have all been there. We encourage you to bring something you’ve written and read it /share it with the group. Or ...

THU
September
26
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Mosaics: Beyond the Basics provides information and training projects to help those who wish to advance their mosaics to the next level. A workbook and Power Point for each student provides additional instructional materials. This class offers ...

THU
September
26
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Mosaics Open Studio Time begins with the second session of any mosaics class. This is time for those who want to work in a classroom environment, build on their skills, and receive occasional additional instruction while working on their own ...

THU
October
3
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Mosaics: Beyond the Basics provides information and training projects to help those who wish to advance their mosaics to the next level. A workbook and Power Point for each student provides additional instructional materials. This class offers ...

THU
October
3
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Mosaics Open Studio Time begins with the second session of any mosaics class. This is time for those who want to work in a classroom environment, build on their skills, and receive occasional additional instruction while working on their own ...

SAT
October
5
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Come join Comedian LA Preston and the gang for a Night of Laughs at Bower! Travis Stevenson, Brandi Augustus and Grampy join host – LA Preston for a clean comedy night. Bring your friends, bring the family and have a few laughs!

THU
October
10
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Mosaics: Beyond the Basics provides information and training projects to help those who wish to advance their mosaics to the next level. A workbook and Power Point for each student provides additional instructional materials. This class offers ...

THU
October
10
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Mosaics Open Studio Time begins with the second session of any mosaics class. This is time for those who want to work in a classroom environment, build on their skills, and receive occasional additional instruction while working on their own ...

THU
October
17
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Mosaics: Beyond the Basics provides information and training projects to help those who wish to advance their mosaics to the next level. A workbook and Power Point for each student provides additional instructional materials. This class offers ...

THU
October
17
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Mosaics Open Studio Time begins with the second session of any mosaics class. This is time for those who want to work in a classroom environment, build on their skills, and receive occasional additional instruction while working on their own ...

THU
October
17
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

We all enjoy writing, but we all know how difficult it can be at times. Sharing with friendly, encouraging people can help, as we have all been there. We encourage you to bring something you’ve written and read it /share it with the group. Or ...

THU
October
24
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Mosaics: Beyond the Basics provides information and training projects to help those who wish to advance their mosaics to the next level. A workbook and Power Point for each student provides additional instructional materials. This class offers ...

THU
October
24
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Mosaics Open Studio Time begins with the second session of any mosaics class. This is time for those who want to work in a classroom environment, build on their skills, and receive occasional additional instruction while working on their own ...

SAT
November
2

We're excited to welcome back the NOSO Fiber Event for a second year in a row!

SAT
November
16
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

ALWAYS A SELL OUT CROWD! Doors open at 5:30 New Standard brings together a variety of styles and influences ranging from traditional ...

THU
November
21
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

We all enjoy writing, but we all know how difficult it can be at times. Sharing with friendly, encouraging people can help, as we have all been there. We encourage you to bring something you’ve written and read it /share it with the group. Or ...

SAT
November
30
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Celebrate Small Business Saturday and shop local handmade goods at Bower Center for the Arts! With over twenty-five exhibitors from around the region, you are sure to find the perfect holiday gifts!  Free gift wrapping will be available. This ...

THU
December
19
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

We all enjoy writing, but we all know how difficult it can be at times. Sharing with friendly, encouraging people can help, as we have all been there. We encourage you to bring something you’ve written and read it /share it with the group. Or ...

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