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The International Museum of Art & Science (IMAS) announces the return of Workshops Wednesdays presented by H-E-B Helping Here in the new year! The popular virtual program will come back for its third season January through October. Each month will feature a new virtual workshop on a different artist, art movement or medium. These workshops are great for beginner artists and anyone seeking a creative break.

With the generous support of a grant from H-E-B Helping Here, this program is free for all registrants. A limited number of supply kits are available for registration each month and are to be picked up the weekend prior to the live workshop. IMAS publishes supply lists ahead of the workshop to engage the broader community, encouraging them to tune in with their own art supplies, many of which can be found at a nearby H-E-B plus! or craft store. Local participants are eligible to enter the monthly giveaways by sharing their finished artworks with the museum.

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 2022 Workshop Wednesday Series

January 19 – Surrealist Collage 

February 16 – Intro to Figure Drawing 

March 9 – Textile Art 

April 13 - Recycled Sculpture 

May 18 – Still Life Drawing 

June 15 – Mixed Media Self-Portrait 

July 20 – Illuminated Sculpture 

August 10 – Abstract Expressionism 

September 21 – Alebrijes 

October 19 – Pumpkin Pop Art 

Workshop Wednesdays take place once a month on IMAS Facebook at 4 PM live. The series kicks off in 2022 with Surrealist Collage inspired by “Imagined Worlds: Exploring the Carlos Melguizo Collection” on Wednesday, January 19. Workshops continue monthly through October with Intro to Figure Drawing, Textile Art, Recycled Sculpture inspired by “Industrial Nature” exhibit, Still Life Drawing, Mixed Media Self-Portrait, Illuminated Sculpture, Abstract Expressionism inspired by upcoming “Anne Marchand” exhibit, Alebrijes, and Pumpkin Pop Art.

Workshop Wednesdays began as a virtual series in March 2020 after the museum closed its doors temporarily. Claudia Martinez Gray, IMAS Director of Education, expresses, “Back then I was designing the workshops on my dining room table with the supplies I had at home. Now, with the grant support, I am able think beyond the realm of my kitchen and connect workshops to our current art exhibits or emerging artists. I am looking forward to the textile art workshop which is inspired by Mexican artist Pia Camil.”

Thousands of children, teens and adults have tuned in live or at their leisure on the IMAS YouTube channel to explore new art mediums at home along with IMAS Educators. Now IMAS is kicking off its 30th episode with the 2022 season and is grateful for the support of H-E-B Helping Here to ensure the community has this creative outlet. Workshop Wednesday videos and registration information can be found at https://theimasonline.org/workshop-Wednesdays along with links to register for future workshops.

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Workshop Wednesdays Are Presented by H-E-B Helping Here.

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Tune in each month for a virtual art workshop for beginner artists!

July’s workshop will teach participants hot to sculpt a work of art that lights up from everyday materials. A limited number of free supply kits are available for registration. Recommended for ages 10 & up.

Kit Pickup: Saturday, July 16 from 10AM-1PM and 2PM-5PM via curbside at the IMAS. Tune into the live workshop on July 20 at 4PM on the IMAS Facebook.

Participate in the workshop and comment with your creations to enter the Workshop Wednesday Giveaway!

All kit registrants are automatically entered for a chance to win a set of outdoor string lights ($80 value!) Comment on the Workshop Wednesday: Illuminated Sculpture video for additional entries. Each photo or comment added to the video is one additional entry. The winner will be drawn on Friday, July 22 at 4 PM. Must be able to pick up winnings from the IMAS that weekend.

Not able to pick up locally? Participate with us with your own art supplies.

– Battery-Operated Tea Light

– Glue

– Tissue Paper

– Scissors

– Wire

– Scrap Cardboard

Tag us in your posts on social media with #IMASArtist for a chance to be featured!

REGISTER NOW
WW Ep 36 HEB FB featured graphic

Workshop Wednesdays Are Presented by H-E-B Helping Here.

Tune in each month for a virtual art workshop for beginner artists!

July’s workshop will teach participants hot to sculpt a work of art that lights up from everyday materials. A limited number of free supply kits are available for registration. Recommended for ages 10 & up.

Kit Pickup: Saturday, July 16 from 10AM-1PM and 2PM-5PM via curbside at the IMAS. Tune into the live workshop on July 20 at 4PM on the IMAS Facebook.

Participate in the workshop and comment with your creations to enter the Workshop Wednesday Giveaway!

All kit registrants are automatically entered for a chance to win a set of outdoor string lights ($80 value!) Comment on the Workshop Wednesday: Illuminated Sculpture video for additional entries. Each photo or comment added to the video is one additional entry. The winner will be drawn on Friday, July 22 at 4 PM. Must be able to pick up winnings from the IMAS that weekend.

Not able to pick up locally? Participate with us with your own art supplies.

Battery-Operated Tea Light

Glue

Tissue Paper

Scissors

Wire

Scrap Cardboard

Tag us in your posts on social media with #IMASArtist for a chance to be featured!

REGISTER NOW

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