Art a la Carte

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Come join in on the fun on Third Tuesdays by participating in Art a la Carte at the Yadkin Cultural Art Center.

Each month we will offer a different art experience for you to sample.  These are two – three hour sessions and all supplies are furnished.  Feel free to bring a beverage of choice and a snack.

The artists need time to prepare supplies and projects so Pre-registration is a must!  The cutoff date will be 5 p.m. on the Friday before unless the class meets maximum numbers before that time OR if the artist has specified another date.  Sessions will be 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted.  Check individual listings for specific registration cut-off dates and class times.  If you do not wish to register online, you can stop by the Center and register with a check.
Note: fee is not refundable or transferable after the cut-off date

Scroll down to see the upcoming sessions and to register.


February 21 – Learning from Famous Artists Series with Lynn MacMartin


Let’s learn about Vincent Van Gogh’s “Starry Night” and explore his unique painting style of movement through use of color and impasto painting techniques (rapid thick brush strokes ) using acrylic paints on 11×14 canvas.  No experience necessary.  Registration cut-off date is 5 p.m., February 17th.


$35, includes all supplies

March 21 – Triangles or Squares? with Sandi Thomas


This is the question you will have to answer. Sandi Thomas is bringing back the popular art form of stick weaving but with a new twist. This time you will take 3 or 4 sticks to create a frame for your design. All supplies furnished.

April 18 – Pet Mat (Beginning Floorcloths) with Lisa Drum

Tired of messy pet slobber all over your kitchen rug?  Interested in a colorful and creative piece of art to corral those messes?  This beginning class in Floorcloths will take you through the processes to  create a unique, fun and sturdy pet food mat.  Instructor will demonstrate floorcloth painting techniques: sponging, stamping, stenciling and brushwork.  In this three hour class, students will use acrylic paint to create a one-of- a-kind pet mat. You can choose the size floor cloth you want to create:

$40 Oval – for small dogs & cats 13 ½” x 17 ¼”

$50 Rectangle – for large dogs or multiple animals 23” x 33”.

Cut-off date for registration is 4/7/2017 at 5 p.m.

Class hours will be 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

May 16 -Claude Monet’s Cliff Walk at Pourville with Lynn MacMartin


Let’s learn about Claude Monet’s “Cliff Walk at Pourville.” We will explore Monet’s expressionist style using stroke, color and values to allow the viewer to experience his use of bright colors in dabs and dashes.    Acrylic paints on 11 x 14 canvas; No experience necessary.  All supplies included


Fee: $35.00