LCAC to host art classes and events this week

Enterprise Staff

The Livingston Center for Art and Culture is offering two classes this week starting Thursday with a scarecrow making class.

From 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday is BYOS: Build your own scarecrow taught by Julia Reichert, according to a LCAC release.

The cost is $25, or $20 for members or siblings. One Session is for 7 to 12 year olds. On the next day off from school, people are invited to a Scarecrow Making Party at the Livingston Center for Art and Culture. Children will build their own scarecrow to take home and display in their yard. We will be using recycled clothing, hats, paper and accessories. Treats will be on hand to make this an especially fun art activity, according to the release.

Class size is limited to 12 participants. Sign up now by calling call 222-5222.

On Saturday adults can join a class with Beth Gregory for Introduction to Jewelry Fabrication from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The member price is $90 and  for non-member price is $95, which Includes all the materials. This class is to learn foundational metalsmithing skills while creating a pendant. It will also cover tool use, sawing, piercing, filing, drilling, rivets, texturing, and patinas.  The cost covers all materials needed, including base metals.

On Friday from 6 to 8 p.m., the center will host a free reception to the 22 artists/students participating in this annual exhibit. The art work is from the art, architecture and photography departments at Montana State University and were submitted last Friday and Saturday. The exhibits are now hanging in the gallery at 119 S. Main St. through 4 p.m. Saturday, according to the release.

 Cash prizes will be offered for first, second and third places and will be judged by local sculptor and juror Cynthia Handel on the evening of the reception.