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November 2020 News

Updated: Nov 13, 2020

Fine Arts Holiday Show & Sale

November 9 - December 23, 2020

Our galleries will be brimming with fantastic unique gift options this holiday season.  You will find a wide range of paintings, pottery, sculptures, photography, jewelry and more. Note: Check back frequently because as items are sold during the holiday show, they will be replaced with new art.

Holiday Shopping 

Support our Local Artists and find that One-of-a-Kind Gift this Holiday Season.   The Beach Art Center Gift Shop is ready for the Holidays!   Open Monday – Friday 9:00 – 4:00. You will find locally made pottery, paintings, cards, jewelry and much more.  You will find gifts for everyone on your list, perhaps you’ll even find something for yourself! Fine Arts Holiday Show and Sale will run from November 9 - December 23 Gift Certificates are also available at our office during business hours for all of our art classes, including our fun “Art on the Rocks” sessions.   Online Shopping - the following are now available to purchase online as well as in our Gift Shop.

The Plein Aire Cottage Artists "Save our Cottages" 2021 Calendars are now on sale.  At $20 each, they make a very special gift for friends here at the beach and those far away.  Calendars are available at our Gift Shop and OnlineThe IRB Community Flag, designed by local artist, Linda Newton.  A colorful reminder of so many of your favorite Indian Rocks Beach hot spots!  Two grommets for hanging from a pole.  Size: 64" x 36".  $60.  This flag is available at our Gift Shop and Online.

Check out our Calendar for classes in November

Classes, Workshops & Art on the Rocks

Online Calendar & Registration

Check out our extensive CALENDAR of Online and In-House courses.   Please note:  As part of our Covid-19 Protocols, it is necessary to PRE-REGISTER for all classes.  You can register Online or by contacting our Adminstrative office by email or phone.   Other Covid-19 Protocols can be found on our website.  Due to these protocols, class sizes have been reduced, so please sign up.

Special Workshops Wonderous World of Watercolor w/ Heather Rippert Saturday, December 5th, 2020 with Heather Rippert 9:00am-4:00pm, Fee: $100 - Advance Registration is Necessary Join award winning artist, Heather Rippert for an engaging day, exploring the beauty of painting with watercolor.  Working with photo reference will provide excellent practice to expand your skills and help artists master the art of watercolor painting. More information about this course and materials list is available on our website.

Art on the Rocks

RESIN FLOWER JEWELRY with instructor Jackie Kaufman Tuesday, Nov 10th, 6:00pm-9:00pm Fee $38 – Materials Included – but you can bring some small items of your own to personalize ------------------------------ PAINTED SEASHELLS with instructor Shawn Dell Joyce Friday, Nov 20th, 6:00pm-9:00pm  Fee: $38 – All Materials Included COMING IN DECEMBER... go to www.beachartcenter.org for details 12/2 – Watercolor Bootcamp Limited Series class begins 12/4 – Seashell & Seaglass Holiday Tree Mosaic “Art on the Rocks” 12/5 – Wondrous World of Watercolor Workshop with Heather Rippert 12/5 – Collage & Holiday Gift Wrap “Art on the Rocks” 12/11 – Acrylic Pour with a Holiday Twist “Art on the Rocks” 12/18 – Colorful Pet Portrait “Art on the Rocks”

Weekly Classes & Pottery

See our Calendar for more information on our many pottery, mixed media, painting & kids classes.  Several of our painting classes are available ONLINE (via Zoom) and will be noted as either ONLINE or HYBRID on our Class Calendar.   Details for accessing your online class will be emailed to you once you register for class.

Register Online


Buy $20 for 2020 Raffle Tickets Online$20 for 2020 Online Raffle

Our traditional fundraising opportunities will be limited for this year and going into 2021 due to Covid-19.  With the help of some wonderful, creative gifts, we  have a fun online opportunity for you to support the Beach Art Center. Perhaps you will win one of MANY fantastic prizes. From now until the end of 2020, each online donation of $20 enters you into a raffle for some exciting prizes to include artwork, classes, and more! (So if you donate $60, your name will be entered 3 times!) This is an ONLINE Raffle and you can purchase tickets here – as many as you like! *if you prefer not to make the raffle donation online, stop in during business hours and see Irene.

Each $20 donation enters your name in a drawing at the end of the year.  Below are two of the many prizes to be raffled off.Buy $20 for 2020 Raffle Tickets Online

Important Notice

Advance Registration is now Required.  To keep our office staff and students safe, you need to register prior to attending any class.  This can be done online or by contacting our Administrative Office by phone ((727) 596-4331) or email.  For more details, please see the New Operating Procedures listed in this newsletter.

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