Spring Classes & Workshops

Spring at The Hive Artists’ Hub
569 2nd Street SE – Downtown Medicine Hat

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EASTER ART DAYS at The Hive (6-11 yrs)                       April 6-10, 2015 – 1-5pm
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Kids spend the afternoons for Easter week; we have multiple artist instructors leading art and craft projects at various creative stations throughout the studio. Our sunny and creative environment will be sure to inspire young artists. Bring a snack for break time. $200/student/week. 50% non-refundable deposit.

For more information and to register for classes
message hivehub@gmail.com with subject “classes” or
call the Hive at 403-504-5371.
Someone will contact you soon. Thank You!

Thank you to the AFA for their support.
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Another Downtown Art Walk Roving Reception

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The next Roving Reception brought to you by the Downtown Art Walk group is Friday, November 21st, 2014, 7-10pm. This will be the launch of The Hive Holiday Market! For the holiday season our sunny gallery turns into a contemporary market filled with local art, craft and design. Open Nov 21 to Dec 20, 2014, Thurs 3-8pm, Fri 3-8pm, Sat 12-5pm. Perfect for everyone on your holiday shopping list!

Thank you to the AFA for their support.
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The Hive Artists’ Hub Fall Schedule 2014:
ART Classes and Workshops
2013-10-05 09.35.57Call 403-504-5371 or email
hivehub@info.ca

Adults (16 yrs+)
Beginner/Novice – Drawing & Painting Instructor Wendy Struck

Thursdays 6:30-9:00pm
October 9 – November 6 (5 weeks)
$135 Includes materials

Novice/Intermediate – Drawing & Painting Instructor Wendy Struck
Thursdays 6:30 – 9:00pm
November 13 – December 11 (5 weeks)
$135 Includes materials

A 2-dimensional exploration: drawing & sketching exercises with mediums that transition into painting, including charcoal, india ink and oil pastel. Turn drawings into paintings with oil painting medium. Paint with acrylic on canvas and hardboard.
(Sign up for both sessions to receive $30 off for a Total of $240)

Private lessons
Wendy Struck or Stephanie Dalla-Longa
Flexible schedule – Price on request

Ask about options for private lessons with a range of media and topics. Work at your own pace on new or existing projects, and receive one-on-one feedback. Encouragement, suggestions, and
constructive criticism will help you reach new levels with your work.

Children and Teens
Kinder Art (4-6 year olds) Instructor Amy Stafford
Wednesdays 10:00-11:00am
October 15 to November 19 (6 weeks)
$85 includes materials

The kids will have lots of fun exploring different ideas through different materials, including drawing, painting,print-making, and sculpture. Possibilities are endless with young creative minds!

Multi-Media Kids Art – Group 1 (7-9 yr olds) Instructor Amy Stafford
Saturdays 9:00 – 10:30am
October 18 to November 22 (6 weeks)
$95 includes materials

During this six week class we will look at different methods to make art! Through painting, drawing, sculpture and print-making we will see what exciting things we can create.

Multi-Media Kids Art – Group 2 (10-12 yrs) Instructor Amy Stafford
Saturdays 11:00am-12:30pm
October 18 to November 22 (6 weeks)
$95 includes materials

During this six week class we will look at different methods to make art! Through painting, drawing, sculpture and print-making we will see what exciting things we can create.

Drawing/Painting (Teens 12 -15yrs) Instructor Wendy Struck
Saturdays 1:00-2:30pm
October 18-December 6 (8 weeks)
$135 Includes materials

This 2 dimensional class will progress from drawing into painting using a variety of mediums including charcoal, oil pastel, india ink and acrylic paint. Short exercises and sketching practice will lead to drawing and painting. Projects on canvas and hardboard. Solid basic drawing skills are suggested for this class.

Dreamweaver magic workshops
with Pat and Shirley
Advanced registration required!
Call Pat and Shirley (403) 928-1042

Dreamcatcher Class (Ages 8-16)
Sunday October 12, 1:00-5:30pm
$45 Includes materials

In this class you will learn the history and mythology behind the dreamcatcher. You will then make your own 5” traditional dreamcatcher which you get to take home with you.

Halloween Mask Making Class (Ages 8-16)
Sunday October 19, 1:00-5:30pm
$45 Includes materials

Come and create your ultimate Halloween mask, using a range of cool materials. It can be anything from fairy to scary!!

Moccasins Making (Adults 16+)
Sunday November 2, 10:00am-6:00pm
$135 Includes materials

Make a traditional pair of fully lined moccasins. Add fur trim and other adornments to make them uniquely yours. Leather, liner and pattern included. Extra charge for fur and adornments. If you have something special to add please bring it.

Moccasin Boots (not mukluks) (Adults 16+)
$250 and up depending on style and type of leather
(all materials included)
September 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29
Sundays 1:00-6:00pm, Mondays 7:00-10:00pm

Make your own hand-stitched moccasin boots. Proudly walk in unique boots that you have put your own energy into and created. Several styles and materials from which to choose.

Studio Tour-Culture Days-Art Classes

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Hive studio artists have been having a busy summer with a change of pace from our regular schedules;  taking vacations and doing summer projects.

At the end of July we hosted 40 children from the Brooks Leisure Centre. They enjoyed meeting the artists on a tour through the studios where they collected mixed media items they used for a collage project. It was a great day of art and we thank them for coming!

We are now getting ready for fall events and programs. Coming at the end of September is Alberta Culture Days. One of the major events will be the Downtown Roving Reception.  The Hive will show a special exhibition titled 20/14 featuring 20 artists’ work all under 14 inches. In October we will begin our fall program of art classes. More information will be posted here on the website very soon!

If you should have any questions about the Hive, please contact info@hivehub.ca or call 403-504-5371.

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galleryRoving Reception Friday July 11, 7-10pm! This exhibition features our studio artists; Elizabeth Burritt, Pat Burke, Stephanie Dalla Longa, Ingrid Klassen, Stephanie Muhr, Jessica Plattner, Wendy Struck, Shirley Tedder, and Amy Trevena. Also visit our studios! The show continues for three weeks. We guarantee to be open Saturdays 12-5pm, and often our studio artists open the doors during the week. Visit us soon…

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Studio Available

Studio Available at The Hive Artists’ Hub!

STUDIOS AT THE HIVE HAVE ADVANTAGES. We have conveniences like a gallery for exhibitions, two large washing sinks, kitchen, opportunities to teach in our classroom, a shared laptop computer, and a camera to use for documenting your work, just to name a few!

The Hive Artists’ Hub continues to provide safe affordable studio space to artists, designers, musicians, and other creatives. Get out of your basement and off your dining room table to join us. Our studios are great for single artists or for sharing with a friend. Our space provides excellent opportunity in a creative environment with fellow artists who provide support and encouragement.

Studio L currently available:
STUDIO L measuring 88.5 square feet @ $1.50/square foot is $133/month plus $25/month contingency which is used for utilities and studio supplies. It is at the back near the washing sinks with nice light from one window and the glass doors. It includes a table and chair which can be removed if desired. Contact the Hive to view the studio today.

Contact us at 403-504-531 or info@hivehub.ca 

2nd Annual General Meeting

Friday May 2nd 6-7pm, prior to our Roving Reception, become a member as you walk through the door to support our on going events and programming. Membership is only $20 and it comes with perks and discounts.  Our 2nd Annual General Meeting will present reports on our 2013 programming and financial activities. We will then vote our new board of directors for the new year. Anyone can be nominated or nominate themselves for our board! See you at the meeting.