Fall Classes and Workshops at The Brentwood Arts Exchange

By Editorial Team on September 4, 2013
Photo courtesy of The Brentwood Arts Exchange.
Photo courtesy of The Brentwood Arts Exchange.
To register online visit www.pgparks.com


Creative Kids Days
Young artists are invited to join us for exciting hands-on arts activities that teach skills in art materials and core principles of art. Children are encouraged to bring a snack, lunch and smock. Ages 6-12.
9 am-4:30 pm
Resident $35; Non-Resident $42
Before/After Care: Resident $5; Non-Resident $6

Thursday, September 5
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Friday, September 27
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Friday, October 18
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Monday, October 28

Metal Working for Kids
In this fun workshop your youngster will be introduced to basic metal working processes such as forging, melting, bending, annealing and metal coloration. Projects include rings, bracelets, and usable bowls. Talk to the instructor about parent participation. Ages 9-13.
Resident $65; Non-Resident $78
Saturday, November 16, 11 am-3 pm
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Photo courtesy of The Brentwood Arts Exchange.
Photo courtesy of The Brentwood Arts Exchange.

Digital Photography
Learn camera operation, controls and aesthetic decisions. Learn how to download, manipulate and print your digital images. Ages 16 & up.
Resident $75; Non-Resident $90
Tuesdays, Sept 17-Oct 15, 6:30-8:30 pm
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Adobe Photoshop – Beginners
Using hands-on techniques, learn to use the namesake software of contemporary image editing. Create and build skills utilizing the computer as an art and photography tool. Ages 13 & up.
Resident $75; Non-Resident $90
Tuesdays, Oct 22-Nov 19, 6:30-8:30 pm
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Make A Silver or Copper Ring
Make a silver or copper ring and learn the basics of jewelry making. Fundamental jewelry skills such as sawing, filling, soldering and polishing will be demonstrated and practiced. This class is designed as an introduction to jewelry making as a hobby. Ages 13 & up.
Resident $65; Non-Resident $78
Saturday, Sept 21, 11 am-3 pm
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Bangles and Cuffs
Make beautiful cuff bracelets and bangles from copper using basic hammering techniques and simple tools. Cutting, hammering, and metal coloring will be demonstrated and practiced. Ages 13 & up.
Resident $65; Non-Resident $78
Saturday, October 19, 11 am-3 pm
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Beginning Jewelry
Work with a master metalsmith to learn the techniques and principles of jewelry design. Tools are provided by the instructor. Materials can be purchased directly from the instructor. Ages 13 & up.
Resident $115; Non-Resident $138
Tuesdays, Oct 23-Nov 20, 6:30-8:30 pm
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To Register:

  • Register by phone: Call the Brentwood Arts Exchange (301)277-2863, or the Helpdesk at (301)699-2255
  • Register Online: www.pgparks.com
  • Register in person: Visit any Department of Parks and Recreation staffed facility in Prince George’s County.

Gallery Hours:

  • Monday – Friday: 10am-7pm
  • Saturday: 10am-4pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Brentwood Arts Exchange – exchanging ideas through art is located in the Gateway Arts Center at 3901 Rhode Island Avenue, Brentwood. For more information call 301-277-2863/ tty. 301-446-6802, email pgp-brentwood-arts@pgparks.com or visit arts.pgparks.com.