At our General meeting on Tuesday, May 10, Sophia Betancourt from Corona Rose Florists demonstrated floral arranging. Members were able to follow along with their own flowers. Look at these beautiful members with their beautiful arrangements! Thank you, Sophia!
On Thursday, May 5, CAA officers Alex & Lori Alarcon and Laureen Pedroza represented CAA at Susan B. Anthony Elementary School in Corona. They passed out literature and sold handcrafted items from our Gallery Gift Shop to kids and their parents.
On Sunday, May 1, community and CAA members joined glass artist and CAA 2nd VP, Becky Floyd, for a special Mother's Day workshop creating miniature mosaic pendants. Becky will be teaching more mosaic and stained glass classes in the coming months.
Take in for our May/June Art show is Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 13-15 from 12-4pm. The theme is Memorable Events. All CAA members are encouraged to participate, and non-members are welcome. All mediums accepted! For details on pricing and procedure, go to: https://www.coronaartassociation.org/art-exhibit-schedule
Our next Cricut Club meeting is Wednesday, May 18th at 3:00. Free for CAA members, $5 donation requested from non-members. Bring your Cricut and laptop. All skill levels are welcome at join our Cricut Club!
Kathryn Duncan is will be teaching Watercolor Painting on Fridays from 12-2pm, May 20th, and 27th, and June 3rd, 10th, and 17th. To join the remaining May classes, come to the gallery and pay the drop-in rate of $25 per class, at each class meeting. Registration for the June session is now open online ($70 for all three classes, or $25 each at the door).
Please join us at Polly's Pies in Norco on Friday, May 20 from 8am-8pm for a Dine-Out Fundraiser! Show them this flyer when you order!
Mary Lou is back with her Painting and Drawing class on Mondays from 3:30-5:30pm. Sign up online or in person. https://www.coronaartassociation.org/register-for-art-classes
Upcoming Art Classes and Workshops:
For Adults (16+)
Painting and Drawing with Mary Lou Wallace occurs every Monday from 3:30-5:30pm starting May 16. Cost is $60 for 4 sessions.
Cricut Club Wed., May 18 from 3:00-4:30pm, public welcome!
Watercolor Painting with Kathryn Duncan, Fridays from 12-2pm, May 6th, 20th, and 27th. $25 per day
Garden Party Paint Night with Rose Melgoza, Sat., May 28 from 5:30-8:00pm. Cost $30
Mosaic From Your Photo or Design with Becky Floyd, Weds., June 22, June 29, and July 6 from 3:30-6:30pm. Cost $125
Beginner Stained Glass Bootcamp with Becky Floyd, Sat. and Sun. July 30-31 from 12-6pm both days. Cost $350.
For Kids and Teens
(Note: Teens 16+ are welcome to join our adult classes.)
Healing Through Art program with the Stephan Center May 24 and 25.
Adaptive Art Classes
(Offered at the Corona Public Library)
Teens & Adults (age 14+): Tuesdays 10:00am-12:00pm in the FAM Community room
Children (K-6): Thursdays 3:00pm -4:30pm in the Maker Exchange Instructional Room.
We also offer one-time art lessons in the medium of your choice if we have an available artist to work with you, we can host an art activity for your party (e.g., paint and sip, plant party, etc.), we can provide a temporary art exhibit for your business, and more! Please see our website for more info or reach out to us.https://www.coronaartassociation.org/register-for-art-classes?category=3de77d17-edf1-4fc7-b0fc-dd1320aeae39
Members: Please remember to sign up for May, June and July Gallery Sitting now... https://www.coronaartassociation.org/gallery-sitting
To see more events coming up, please visit our main Events page or Calendar: https://www.coronaartassociation.org/
Our Next General Meeting will be June 14th, 6-8pm (always the 2nd Tuesday of the month).
Take-In for May/June "Memorable Events" Art Show is Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 13-15 from 12-4pm.
Artists' Reception and Potluck for "Memorable Events" is Saturday, May 21 at 6pm.
Have a picture or print that would be perfect if it were only matted and framed? We offer custom mat cutting to members and the public at very competitive pricing! Check out the info on our website: https://www.coronaartassociation.org/mat-cutting
😎 Member Mingle is on Sundays in the Gallery. Paid CAA members are welcome to mingle in the Gallery on Sundays. Bring your paints, art projects, or other leisure activities, and enjoy some quality social time while you create and relax with other CAA members. **Excludes Take-In and Workshop days.**
📆 Members: Pick your 4 hours per month of gallery sitting: https://www.coronaartassociation.org/gallery-sitting
Fine art by our members is for sale in our current show and online! Come in Thursday-Sunday, 12-4pm to see what's available now and peruse individual artist galleries online: https://www.coronaartassociation.org/fine-art-caa-members
Our Gallery Gift Shop is stocked with CARDS, GIFTS and DECOR! All handcrafted by CAA member artists. A portion of the proceeds supports our community arts mission! You can shop in person Thursday - Sunday, 12-4pm or browse online anytime: https://www.coronaartassociation.org/gallery-shop
Art happens here!
The Corona Art Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit community arts organization that has been serving the artistic needs of our communities since your participation in our events and donations help us to continue to support visual arts education and enjoyment for free or low-cost to residents of all ages and abilities. Thank you.
We especially need donations to our Adaptive Art classes for kids and adults with special needs. These are taught at the Corona Library 100% by volunteers. To donate specifically to this program and to learn more, please go to: https://www.coronaartassociation.org/register-for-art-classes?category=1d86e7f7-e824-4acb-86f0-0a98a21a7346
We also want to offer more and larger scholarships to art students. Even during these pandemic years, we have been able to offer small scholarships to local students graduating from high school who will be majoring in art in college. To donate specifically to this program and to learn more, please go to: https://www.coronaartassociation.org/scholarship-program
Or, to give to our general fund, you can use the "Donate" button at the bottom of any page on our website.
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Corona Art Association is located inside Corona's Historic Civic Center at 815 W 6th St #145, Corona, CA 92882