855 Linden Ave.
Carpinteria, CA 93013

Upcoming at the Carpinteria Arts Center

 

Introduction to West African Drumming: Ages 8 through Adult - February 25

Introduction to West African Drumming: Ages 8 through Adult

Date: Sunday, February 25
Time: 3:00-4:00PM  NOTE NEW LOCATION
Presenter: John Knecht

Join the music instructor from Cate School, for African drumming at Community Garden Park, 4855 5th St. John has traveled to Guinea, Mali and Senegal to study the art of drumming, dance and song. Come enjoy the excitement and rhythm of this African tradition!

Price: $16.50 / $15 for members
Registration deadline: February 15

 

Introduction to West African Drumming: Ages 8 through Adult - March 18

Introduction to West African Drumming: Ages 8 through Adult

Date: Sunday, March 18
Time: 3:00-4:00PM   NOTE NEW LOCATION
Presenter: John Knecht

Join the music instructor from Cate School, for African drumming at 4855 5th St. John has traveled to Guinea, Mali and Senegal to study the art of drumming, dance and song. Come enjoy the excitement and rhythm of this African tradition!

Price: $16.50 / $15 for members
Registration deadline: March 8

 

Create, Write and Publish - NOTE CHANGE OF DATES, TIME, LOCATION

Create, Write and Publish

Date: 3 Saturdays: March 10, 17 and 31
Time: 2 - 4pm at 4195 Carpinteria Ave (Soul Nest Studio) 
Presenter: Rich Grimes

Join this published author of fiction and non-fiction whose books resonate as “works of heart” for techniques and suggestions to enhance your writing skills. Learn how to transform an idea, theme or topic into published form, whether a blog, poetry, article, or manuscript.

Price: $85 / $76.50 for members

 

Rubber Stamp Carving 101

Rubber Stamp Carving 101

Date: Session One: Saturday, March 24
Time: 10AM -12:30PM at Boys & Girls Club, 4849 Foothill Rd. 
Presenter: Layna Larson

In this fun, one-day hands on workshop, create and carve a unique rubber stamp. No experience required. All materials provided. Appropriate for all skill levels.

Price: $38.50/ $35 for members
Registration deadlines: January 10

 

Art for Healing

Art for Healing

Date: 5 Saturdays, February 24-March 24
Time: 9:30AM - Noon at 4195 Carpinteria Ave (Soul Nest Studio) 
Presenter: Heather Young

Learn a variety of creative processes for emotional insight, integration and healing. Includes exploration with collage, painting, sculpting, movement and writing. Heather brings 18 years of experience in private practice as a somatic practitioner and expressive arts facilitator and has a M.A. in Consciousness Studies. Some materials provided; an additional materials list will be emailed.

Price: $175/ $157.50 for members

 

Plein Air Oil Painting with Meredith Abbott

Plein Air Oil Painting with Meredith Abbott

Date: Saturday, March 3
Time: 9:00 AM to noon (rain date March 10)
Presenter: Meredith Abbott
Location: Carpinteria Bluffs

Come paint the landscape en plein air with noted artist Meredith Abbott. Demonstrations and individual attention will be provided. Materials list will be emailed.

Price: $132/$120 for members
Registration deadline: February 21

 

Decorative Papers: Ages 12 – Adult

Recycled Papermaking: Ages 12  Adult

Date: Wednesday, March 7
Time: 9:00AM-1:00 PM at Boys & Girls Club, 4849 Foothill Rd. 
Presenter: Jacqui Wou

Learn techniques to embellish paper, including needed equipment and materials, direct printing, batik, stenciling, and marbling. Learn about adding texture, masking and other fun techniques, and take home samples of you make. All materials provided. Appropriate for all skill levels.

Price: $93.50/ $85 for members
Registration deadline: February 26

 

Jewelry Making – Tree of Life Pendant: Ages 12 to Adult

Jewelry Making  Tree of Life Pendant: Ages 12 to Adult

Date: Sunday, March 18
Time: Noon-4:00 PM at Boys & Girls Club, 4849 Foothill Rd. 
Presenter: Paula Gregoire-Jones

Have fun designing your own Tree of Life pendant from a selection of wire and small beads or semi-precious gemstone chips. Explore other tree of life variations, such as adding a “moon” or charm to your tree. No experience required. All materials provided. Appropriate for all skill levels.

Price: $50/ $45 for members
Registration deadline: March 8

 

Singing Circles

Singing Circles

Date: Feb 8, 15, 22. Now also March 1 and 8! 7:00 PM at Alcazar Theater, 4916 Carpinteria Ave. (on the stage, but no audience) 

Join acclaimed musician and songwriter Glen Phillips for a guided group singing experience. We will learn and sing a variety of songs from around the world, blending our voices in multi-part songs, rounds, and harmonies. No experience necessary, just a love of singing.

Price: $15/$13.50 members.

March 1 Singing Circle

March 8 Singing Circle