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March 24-April 2, 2023  

We know your lives are busy, and committing to a series can be tough.
Find time to be creative with our upcoming one-day workshops and events!

Painting Nocturnes   April 1st 10:00AM – 2:00PM
Member Price: $85
Non-Member Price: $102

Nocturne painting typically implies painting outside at night, oh no!!
In this workshop you will paint beautiful nighttime scenes in the comfort
and safety of the Alliance classroom with amazing results. Learn the various
techniques that capture the essence of darkness and illumination of natural
and artificial light. Instruction using both acrylic and watercolor mediums
will be given. Oil painters are also welcome!        

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Paint Like Bob Ross:
Distant Hills (Ages 13+)  
March 28th 10:00AM-1:00PM
Member Price: $75
Non-Member Price: $90  

“Let’s build a happy little cloud. Let’s build some happy little trees.” – Bob Ross
Join Mathew Halstead, CRI of Lazy Painter Brushworks, for a classic Bob Ross
painting workshop with friends at the Alliance. Find freedom on a canvas as Mathew
leads you from start to finish though creating Bob’s Distant Hills painting.
Students will take home a finished 12×16 painting.   

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Paint Like Bob Ross:
1 Day Workshop Sanibel Sunrise  
March 25th 10:00AM-4:00PM  

Member Price: $165
Non-Member Price: $198  

Join Mathew Halstead, CRI of Lazy Painter Brushworks, for a 1 Day classic Bob Ross
painting seminar. This relaxed pace, 6 hour class will include a 1/2 hour lunch break
and 10 minute breaks each hour. Find freedom on a canvas as Mathew leads you from
start to finish though creating a Sanibel Sunset painting, using a full sized 18×24 canvas,
like the ones Bob Ross used on the show.   

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The Art of Qi Gong Exercise  
March 31st 10:00AM – 11:00AM  

Member Price: $45
Non-Member Price: $55

The Chinese word Qigong (chee-kung) means energy work and it is a highly effective
ancient healing therapy that utilizes the mind and body’s Qi (energy) for improved health
and longevity. Instructor Nancy Mayhew has studied the art of Qigong for over 15 years.
In this weekly class you’ll learn simple, effective exercises that will help you relieve pain
and rebuild strength and flexibility.    

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On the Table® SWFL
March 30th 10:00AM-5:00PM  

On the Table® SWFL is a collective of community conversations happening on one day
across Lee, Collier, and Charlotte counties, aimed at sparking collaboration, driving social
impact, and strengthening our communities. This will be a fun, relaxed gathering over coffee
in the Alliance for the Arts Gallery, to share and connect around our experiences living in
Southwest Florida. We’ll exchange stories about how we came to the community and why
we stay here, and we’ll explore what each of us can do to make this place we call home
more sustainable and vibrant.  

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  Up Next!

Summer Break Arts Camp  
June 19th-August 4th 9:00AM – 4:00PM

Two-Week Sessions  

Member Price: $420
Non-Member Price: $504

Grades 1-6  

This year’s Summer Break Arts Camp will be focusing on visual arts. Broken up into three two-week sessions: June 19-June 30, July 10-July 21 and July 24-August 4. No camp session will be held over the Fourth of July holiday.

There will be different artists each day of the two week session with a Gallery Show of the camper’s art at the end of the two weeks.

This summer, the Alliance is partnering with Broadway Palm to host a Musical Theatre Intensive Camp with one week sessions held at the Broadway Palm:
June 12 – 16: Footloose (Ages 11+)
July 10 – 14: Little Mermaid Junior (Ages 7 – 10)
July 17 – 21: Little Mermaid (Ages 11+)
July 24 – 28: Season Pass Juniors (Ages 7 – 10)
July 31 – August 4th: Season Pass (Ages 11+).  
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