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Guest Speaker Series: Erica Larsen-Dockray & Jeremiah Dockray

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Erica Larsen-Dockray & Jeremiah Dockray

SCV Adventure Play

Welcome to an exciting beginning to 2017. Our Speaker Series promises speakers that will inspire and motivate your appetite for creativity. We start the new year with a bang, our speakers are a dynamic couple that bring to us new concepts in children’s play and creativity. SCV Adventure Play is a group devoted to providing free, unstructured, self-directed play for “kids” of all ages.

Join us Thursday, January 26 as we hear an inspiring talk from SCV Adventure Play founders Jeremiah Dockray and Erica Larsen-Dockray.

7:00 p.m. / Thursday, January 26

Old Town Newhall Library

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Just Drawing, Winter 2017

The ARTree is proud to announce a new class for adults: Just Drawing.

Using a simple light set-up of 1-2 sources, various subjects will be available to draw in this relaxed, informal atmosphere. Bring your own materials. No formal instruction given, but an experienced artist will be on site.

The new class will be weekly, starting January 18, 2017.

Just Drawing

Location: The ARTree Studio 2, 22508 6th Street, Newhall

Dates: Wednesday, Jan.18 – April 26th, 6pm-9pm

Ages: Adult

Fees: Suggested donation of $5 to the ARTree

Enroll: No prior registration necessary, just drop-in!

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Guest Speaker: Steven D. Lavine

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Steven Lavine
California Institute of the Arts

The Power of Art and Culture

Steven D. Lavine arrived at CalArts in 1988. He leaves next year after a 29-year presidency. While the school on the hill may go unnoticed by many, it is one of the premiere institutions for artistic education in the country. Its alumni have influenced art, music, film, and popular culture throughout the world.

We are honored to have Steven D. Lavine as the final speaker in our 2016 series. Mr. Lavine will talk about his tenure at CalArts, and describe the future he sees for the school and himself. It will be an eventful conversation and evening.

Thursday, October 27, 2016 – 6:30 pm, at the Old Town Newhall Library