With the arrival of spring, a new color palette emerges into the landscapes around us, thanks to those who have planned for this new season—those who love the periwinkle of crocuses, the bright yellow of forsythia, and the bold hues of tulips. Through long and monochromatic winters, such as the one that has just passed, art keeps the possibility of color alive. Here at Danforth Art, we celebrate color and creativity—through every season and all year round.
Danforth Art is pleased to announce that Debra Petke has been appointed as the new Executive Director. "I am honored to lead Danforth Art at this pivotal moment,” says Petke, “This is an institution that began as a grassroots organization by dedicated citizens and for 40 years has provided those citizens, and the whole region, with countless exhibitions, art classes, and programs.”
This summer, students in grades 1-8 will explore Nature as Art, making discoveries about art-making and learning fundamental art skills in a fun environment. Each day will bring new artistic exploration on the week’s theme. Special programs for teens in grades 9-12 provide opportunities to create portfolio-appropriate work with the guidance of professional artist-instructors. Register for am classes or pm classes, or both, for one week-long session or more!
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