Saturday, May 16, 2009

Arts of the Albemarle May Events

Arts of the Albemarle At the Center
May Newsletter

Photography Show and Competition Opening Reception
Our annual photography contest kicks off with the opening reception. This show includes a special exhibit of works from A. Mack Sawyer and is sponsored by The Daily Advance. Runs through June 6th.
Date: Sunday, May 17th
Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Place: The Jaquelin Jenkins Gallery at The Center

Photography Club Information
Dates: 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month
Time: 7:00 pm
Place: The Center
Cost: Free to members

Collage Class with Alla Rossow
Come learn how to turn “Trash Into Treasure” with Alla Rossow! Alla will teach her unique collage technique in this class. You will learn how to see and read images in recycled materials.
Date: Tuesday & Wednesday, May 19 & 20
Time: 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Place: The Twiford Room at The Center, 516 East Main St
Cost: AOA Members $140, Others $145
Supplies to bring: posterboard, scissors, elmer’s glue, and a few magazines (i.e. National Geographic, fashion magazines, etc. No catalogues, please.)

Dulcimer Music Lessons
The Arts of the Albemarle Gallery announces dulcimer classes to be taught by Bert Berry. Bert has made and sold dulcimers at craft shows in the area, including our Albemarle Craftsman’s Fair. This class will focus on learning to play the lap dulcimer - please bring your own dulcimer (one can be provided if requested in advance). Sheet music will be provided at the class, but please bring a music stand if you have one. Call the gallery at 252-338-6455 to sign up. Space is limited!
Dates: Friday, May 22 from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm and continues to Saturday, May 23 from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm with a break for lunch.
Place: The Jaquelin Jenkins Gallery at The Center
Class Fee: $40 for AOA members, $45 for non-members

AOA’s School of the Arts Recital
Come see our School of the Arts students show off all their hard work! Students will present instrumental and vocal performances.
Date: Friday, May 29th
Time: 6:30 pm
Place: The Maguire Theatre
Cost: FREE

AOA/ECSU Children’s Chorale Concert
Join ECSU’s Dr. Walter Swan as he presents the AOA/ECSU Children’s Chorale. This talented group is made up of 21 area children, aged 8-14, who have auditioned to be a part of this unique regional chorale. Reception to follow the performance.
Date: Friday, June 5th
Time: 7:00 pm
Place: The Maguire Theatre
Cost: $5 per person

Please mark your calendars and watch your mail (and e-mail) for information about the following events:
June 12, Splash Exhibit Opening
June 13, Invigorate Your Art, a workshop with Bob Rankin
August 29-30, Harbor Arts Festival
August 29, Taste of the Albemarle

- The Center - 516 East Main Street, Elizabeth City, NC
Phone: 252-338-6455 FAX: 252-338-3156

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