Ghosts of the Midwest Instructor: Arlene (Midge) Gaylor Dates: Tuesday, October 30 Time: 2:30pm – 4:00pm Location: BC200
Course #: 2241
Art Is For Everyone
Instructor: Janell Drumheller Date: Thursday, October 4 Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm Location: Mulligans Bar and Grill, 2791 4th St SE, Mason City, IA 50401 Course #: 2226
Material fee: $30 for 11X14 canvas
Class minimum is 10 and maximum is 50.
Creating art is a very effective way to stimulate the brain, and anyone can do it. We are all born with an inherent desire to express ourselves, and art covers an extensive range of activities to help benefit our brain and mental health to make us happier and healthier people.
This is a step-by-step instructional painting class that will teach technique and blending with acrylic paints on canvas. Learn how to express yourself with a professional artist who will guide you in completing a work of art by the end of the session.
The artwork to be completed in class is “Fall Pumpkins“, as pictured above.
Janell Drumheller is an expert painter who has been teaching high school art and science in Mason City since 2008. She also owns an art business that was born right here in North Iowa through NIACC’s Entrepreneurial studies class at the Papa John Center. When not teaching, Janell keeps herself busy by painting murals for business and residential clients all over Iowa as well as holding regular canvas painting classes at several locations all over the state. She volunteers for the city of Mason City and also at MacNider Museum when time allows.
Ukulele For You
Instructor: Allison Day Dates: Mondays, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 & November 5 Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm Location: AC150 Course #: 2224
The Ukulele, or Uke for short, is a four string, six string, or eight string instrument. Originally from Portugal, ukuleles are educational, affordable, and easy to learn. They are also portable, versatile, and FUN! Here is your opportunity to learn how to play an instrument which, despite its size, produces an assortment of sounds!
Allison Day is the music teacher at Harding Elementary and Pinecrest Center in Mason City. Allison is originally from Mason City and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music (History and Choral Music) from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and a Teaching Certificate from Buena Vista University, Mason City Campus. She also holds a Master of Arts in Teaching, Music Education Strand. Allison began her love for ukulele when she was looking for an instrument for her students that was “mobile” enough to transfer between schools. From there she has lead her students to love the ukulele, and they were even fortunate enough to perform with the Great Britain Ukulele Orchestra.