Programs & Events

Featured Program

Yoga in the Galleries

An after-hours relaxation experience amongst the art. Participants will be invited to bring their own yoga mat, pick a spot in an art gallery and be led by a certified yoga instructor through an hour program. It will be a fifteen week, Thursday evening program – perfect for professionals to come after work.

Every Thursday evening, March 23rd – June 29th, 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Register online for all eight classes for only $70! Or, pay as you go. Walk-ins are only $5, as space allows.

Spring 2017

Comic Illustration #4376

Be a comic book artist! Join the Imperial Centre at South Rocky Mount Community Center to learn the art of illustration and storytelling through designing your own comic book. Experiment with brush and ink, 2-dimensional animation, and character development. For beginner to advanced students age 10–18. Materials included. Instructor: Fenia Gulliford

Saturdays, April 29–May 20, 1pm–4pm

FREE

This class will take place at South Rocky Mount Community Center, located at 719 Recreation Drive. For registration information, please call 252-972-1151)

Summer 2017

 Pouring Paint: Watercolor Workshop #4370

Put your brush down and explore pouring paint! Focus on color, value, and this unique technique through demonstrations, group and one-on-one instruction, and critique. Bring a photograph for inspiration or use resource images. Materials provided. Instructor: Ryan Fox

Saturday, May 20 & Sunday May 21, 12—5pm

Age 12+

$75/Rocky Mount resident, $112/non-resident

Watercolor Batik: Painting Workshop #4371

Learn a new painting technique-watercolor batik! Using traditional watercolor paint and wax, students will create artwork using color, value, and tone to define highlights and shadows. Bring a photograph for inspiration or use resource images. Materials provided. Instructor: Ryan Fox

Saturday, June 3 & Sunday, June 4, 12—5pm

Age 12+

$75/Rocky Mount resident, $112/non-resident

Intro to Airbrushing #4372

Discover the art and many applications of airbrushing! Experiment with paint application, control, shading, lettering, numbering, and outlining to create backgrounds, fine details, and achieving smooth gradations in colors. Instructor: Terrace Moore

Tuesdays & Thursdays, June 20, 22, 27, 29, 4pm—6pm

Age 7+ (Parents welcome!)

$45/Rocky Mount resident, $67.50/non-resident

Surface Texture: Clay Family Workshop #4373

Transform the surface of clay using stamps, natural objects and other found objects! Learn about clay, construction, texture, and pattern. Each workshop member will create a special clay object of their own design, which can be picked up the following week beginning on the 5th of July. Instructor: Grace Joyner

Saturday, June 24, 1pm—4pm

Age 6+

$15/Rocky Mount resident, $22.50/non-resident (registration fee includes up to 3 individuals)

Experiment with Art! Drop-in Workshops

Travel around the Imperial Centre, observe sculpture, paintings, drawings, photographs, architecture, and many more artist-made objects, and then make your own! Instructor: Fenia Guilford
Thursdays June 29, July 13, 27, August 10
11am-1pm
Age 6+ (limited to 25 participants)
FREE

Intro to Clay #4377

This intensive week-long session will introduce all participants to clay, new techniques, and allow for each to discover and learn about material, construction, and design. Each student will make various clay objects of their own design, which can be picked up the following week beginning July 19. Instructor: Grace Joyner

July 10–July 14, 8:30 –12pm

Age 7 – 12

$80/Rocky Mount resident, $120/non-resident

Intro to Painting #4379

Discover the art of painting using traditional and non-traditional tools. Focus on both landscape and portraits through building a foundation in composition, perspective, and color mixing. Instructor: Terrace Moore

July 10 – July 14, 1pm- 5pm

Age 12-18

$80/Rocky Mount resident, $120/non-resident

Intro to Drawing #4380

See the world through drawing!  This intensive week-long session introduces all participants to drawing, new techniques. Discover and learn about material, composition, and design. Instructor: Collan Kammerer

July 17–21, 8:30 –12pm

Age 7–11

$80/Rocky Mount resident, $120/non-resident

Intro to Drawing #4381

See the world through drawing!

This intensive week-long session introduces all participants to drawing, new techniques. Discover and learn about material, composition, and design. Instructor: Collan Kammerer

July 17–21, 1pm–5pm

Age 12–18

$80/Rocky Mount resident, $120/non-resident

Intro to Painting #4382

Discover the art of painting using traditional and non-traditional tools Focus on both landscape and portraits through building a foundation in composition, perspective, and color mixing. Instructor: Terrace Moore

July 24–28, 8:30–12pm

Age 5– 11

$80/Rocky Mount resident, $120/non-resident

Intro to Throwing #4378

This intensive week-long session will introduce all participants to clay, new techniques, and allow for each to discover and learn about material, construction, and design. Each student will make various clay objects of their own design, which can be picked up the following week beginning on August 6.

Instructor: Grace Joyner

July 24–28, 1pm- 5pm

Age 12–18

$80/Rocky Mount resident/ $120/non-resident

Comic Illustration: Family Workshop #4383

Be a comic book artist! Learn the art of illustration and storytelling through designing your own comic book. Students will experiment with brush and ink, 2-dimensional animation, and character development. For beginner to advanced. Materials included.

Instructor: Fenia Guliford

August 5, 1-4pm

Age 9+

$15/Rocky Mount resident/ $22.50/non-resident (registration fee includes up to 3 individuals)

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