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“Everything good, everything magical happens between the months of June and August.” – Jenny Han  

We couldn’t agree more! Come check out our wide-array of Classes for all ages and abilities,
Night Market, Live Music and More.

A few spots remain for our Musical Theatre Camp. Register before it’s too late!  
   
Intro to Drawing Still Life   Saturday, June 10 
Terry Lynn Spry will introduce you to the art of drawing still Llfe. In this 1-day
workshop students will learn how to set up a still life, drawing objects in proportion
and shading. This class will also cover how to draw folds in material, metal and glass.
And how create texture with pencil.  

There will demonstrations from instructor in a fun and relaxing interactive class setting.  

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Art-Tini Night at the Alliance- Stylized Sunsets (Ages 21+)   Friday, July 14th 
This summer join the Alliance every 2nd Friday of the month as we get your creative
juices flowing with craft cocktails and art making.  

In June we’ll be painting your own stylized sunset! Artist/Instructor Victoria Rose Hahn
will lead you through the process. This class is perfect for a GNO, a fun date night or a
just a great way to wind down after a busy week!  

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Fluid Art Series: Dutch Pour Intensive Saturday, July 15th 
Our Fluid Art classes are among the most popular classes we offer. The process is fun,
accessible and creates beautiful results. In this comprehensive workshop, Artist Tammy
DeCaro will lead you through the ins and outs of pouring medium, choosing paint,
monitoring the consistency of paint, and mixing the colors.  

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Beginning Belly Dance (Ages 18+)   5 Wednesdays, July 26-August 23 
Have fun learning the ancient art and modern styles of this dynamic dance! Belly Dancing
is a naturally low impact activity that improves posture, core strength, flexibility and the
mind-body connection. No experience necessary.


Intermediate Tribal Belly Dance (Ages18+)   5 Wednesdays, July 26-August 23
Continue your exploration of Tribal Belly Dance with this Intermediate course!
Focus here is on Intermediate to Advanced combos and their applications to group
improvisational dance performance.

Pre-requisites: Tribal Technique Volumes 1 and 2 or equivalent.  

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Intro to Zentangle for the Seasons (Ages 13+)   Thursday, July 20th 
Zentangle is an easy-to-learn method of drawing patterns step by step. It is relaxing,
gratifying and a great way to exercise the creative side of your brain! Beginning with
the basics in the first class, we’ll then create a variety of Art works throughout the month,
based on the season.
 
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Workshop Series: Greeting Card Biology     Wednesday, July 19 
Greeting cards are the perfect art product to enter the wholesale market with. Many artists
have a library of past work waiting to provide a new revenue opportunity. Dissecting the
Making of a Greeting Card Line will share the think, mechanics, production, pricing, and
marketing of a sellable greeting card line.  

This class is part of an online series. Sign up for individual, or all three.
All classes will take place via Zoom.  

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Step By Step Batik- Blue Pots   Monday, July 17th•
If you’re looking for an intriguing art experience, this is the class for you. Utilizing a
technique that originated in Indonesia called Batik, you will be working with multiple
templates on Ginwashi rice paper, using melted wax and watercolor to create a beautiful
painting that will boast a fabric-like finish.  

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Beginner Bonsai Workshop   Wednesday, July 26th
This interactive, hands-on workshop will introduce you to the ancient art of Bonsai- the
Japanese art of growing and training miniature trees in containers, developed from the
traditional Chinese art form of penjing.  

The first part of our workshop will be a presentation discussing the terminology, history,
philosophies and aesthetics used in Bonsai. We’ll also cover tools used, techniques needed,
and soil mechanics. This will be followed by questions and discussion of live trees, with
examples. Finally students will have the opportunity to use the remaining two hours to prune,
shape, and repot their tree into a more pleasing Bonsai container. Aftercare instructions and
troubleshooting will wrap up the program.  

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Bring Your Own Bonsai   Thursday, July 27th
Join Bonsai expert, Michael Lane, for this three hour “bring your own tree” class. We will focus
on revisiting trees made in the beginner class, as well as any other projects, you may be working on.
Students will have the opportunity to learn basic wiring, revisit shaping, and to ask questions.
 
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Manga Painting and Pizza (Ages 12-18)   Thursday, July 20
Join us for a Manga/cartoon painting workshop- perfect for all levels! We’ll provide the pizza
and drinks while popular Instructor Terry Lynn Spry focuses on creativity and painting for those
that are interested in Manga/Cartoon.   

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Free Family ArtLab   Saturday, July 15 
Make creativity part of your family routine the 3rd Saturday of each month during Family ArtLab!
Drop in for free, hands-on family fun from 10 a.m. to noon.   Explore something new every month
like art making, gallery activities, games and more – all inspired by artworks on view in the gallery,
famous artists, national holidays and artistic traditions around the world.  

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TikTok Tuesdays for Tweens and Tweens (Ages 10 – 16)   Tuesday, July 18th
Each month, on the 3rd Tuesday, Instructor Tiani Rosado will guide tweens and
teens through one of the latest Tik Tok Art projects.
 
In July we’ll be playing with light, and creating paintings that showcase different
lights in one scene.  

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Painting with Eunique (Ages 5-10)   Thursday, July 13th
Introduce your child to the world of art with our Painting with Eunique class.

Each session will explore new topics, so whether this is your child’s very first art class,
or they’ve painted with Eunique before, they’ll explore something new!  

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Musical Theatre Summer Camps   June 19th-August 4th
Our Musical Theatre camp is geared toward students with multiple levels of dance, voice
and theatre experience.  

This popular week-long camp is taught and led by Broadway Palm staff and features special
guests – actors and actresses straight from the Broadway Palm stage!  

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June’s Featured Gallery Exhibition
 
Joan Sonnenberg: A Retrospective   In the Gallery June 16- July 29 
At the age of 5, Joan became interested in the real and imaginary facets of art and life
which have formed the basis of her artwork ever since.  

Interested in geometric patterns achieved through multiple reverse etching processes,
Joan superimposes and stacks up to ten images on top of each other until it becomes a
complex montage of lines, shapes, and patterns. She strives to alter and combine
abstraction with realism; capturing marks made over time through human intervention;
the mundane, decaying worn objects, dumpsters, wall graffiti. She also portrays street
people, each embedded with stories to tell. She strives to convey the harmonious
coexistence of abstraction and realism, transcending and encompassing both doctrines.  

Opening reception: June 16, 5-7 p.m. • See it first! This free event is open to the public.
Come meet your neighbors and enjoy light refreshments!  

Theatre Gallery Artist: Christian De Jesus is an artist from Fort Myers Florida, who
has placed and won in many art shows in the area. His medium of choice is acrylic paint
on canvas or cardboard, but he also uses clay and spray paints on occasion.  

Member Gallery Artist: Our walls will be awash in artwork from our Summer Arts Camp students.  

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Wednesday Night Market   Wednesday, July 12
Join us under the stars, every second Wednesday of the month from 5 pm to 8 pm for our
monthly pop-up Market. We feature a selection of fresh produce, art, live music, food trucks
and beer and wine.  

This month’s food truck: Donut N  

This month’s live music provided by  

Interested in becoming a vendor? Contact Danny at [email protected]  

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