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Art House

The MJCC Art House is a community art space that provides the opportunity for process-based artistic exploration and creative indulgence through classes and an open studio.

What's Your "J" Art House Contest

How to enter:

1. Click here to download and print the "J" Contest PDF.
2. Use your imagination to create a picture that turns our "J" logo into something completely different!

3. Put your full name, grade, age, and telephone number on the back of your drawing.
4. Turn it in at the Member Services Desk by January 6, 2017.

All entries will be displayed in our lobby and winners will be announced on January 10, 2017. 

There will be one winner from each of the following three age categories:

K - 2nd Grade

3rd - 5th Grade

6th - 8th Grade

Winners will receive a $25 Gift Certificate to be used towards any MJCC program!

 


 

Art Ventures Classes
8 week classes that allow artists to explore their creativity and critical thinking while working on technique and completing multiple projects.

1st–3rd Grades
Focuses on the elements of art using a variety of materials and techniques.
Thu 4:00–5:00pm | Jan 12–Mar 2 | $138 Non-Member / $110 Member | Class #3980

4th–6th Grades
Focuses on storytelling through portraits, combining art history with students’ lives. Combines drawing, painting, and mixed-media techniques to create vibrant pieces that reflect who you are.
Thu 5:15–6:15pm | Jan 12–Mar 2 | $138 Non-Member / $110 Member | Class #3981




Art Express Classes
3 week classes that focus on one subject or theme while exploring the creative process.

1st–3rd Grades
Art Express: Art and Movement
Create life-size works of art using music and movement as inspiration.
Wed 4:00–5:00pm | Jan 11–Jan 25 | $53 Non-Member / $42 Member | Class #3982

Art Express: Storytelling Art
Use costumes and props to create a unique story then retell the story using different art.
Wed 4:00–5:00pm | Feb 1–Feb 15 | $53 Non-Member / $42 Member | Class #3984

Art Express: Visual Interpretation of Music
Use music as inspiration to create a masterpiece.
Wed 4:00–5:00pm | Feb 22–Mar 8 | $53 Non-Member / $42 Member | Class #3986


4th–6th Grades

Art Express: Set Design
Artists will collaborate to brainstorm, design and create a set of an original story.
Wed 5:15–6:15pm | Jan 11–Jan 25 | $53 Non-Member / $42 Member | Class # 3983

Art Express: Out of the Box Painting Techniques
Explore paint in new ways by using ‘out of the box’ techniques to create original works of art.
Wed 5:15–6:15pm | Feb 1–Feb 15 | $53 Non-Member / $42 Member | Class #3985

Art Express: Visual Interpretation of Music
Use music as inspiration to create a masterpiece.
Wed 5:15–6:15pm | Feb 22–Mar 8 | $53 Non-Member / $42 Member | Class #3987



For more information about Art House classes or the What's Your "J" Contest, contact LaWanda Johnson at ljohnson@jccmemphis.org or (901) 259-9222.

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