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June 2021

No-Sew Quilting at the Norton

June 17, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Norton Museum of Art, 1450 S Dixie Hwy
West Palm Beach, FL 33401 United States
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Learn to design and create your own textile with dynamic fabric prints and knotting system taking inspiration from the patterns found in the painting Naomi Looking Forward #2 by artist, Mickalene Thomas.  $5/Norton Members; $10/Non-members SIGN UP HERE Make Art with the Armory! Get creative and learn something new in the Norton’s garden. Join visiting Armory Art Center instructors who will introduce you to different artistic media every week. Activities will take inspiration from the Norton’s Collection, special exhibitions, and garden.  …

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July 2021

Plein Air in the Garden at the Norton

July 1, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Norton Museum of Art, 1450 S Dixie Hwy
West Palm Beach, FL 33401 United States
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This 2-hour workshop will begin with a brief tour of three pieces of art located within the museum. We will look at the work of Anselm Kiefer, Richard Diebenkorn and Georgia O’Keeffe. We will do some close observation, discuss historical content and participants will be invited to do some warm-up sketching. Participants will be encouraged to take photos with their cell phones. After participants have viewed the works, we will go outside to the garden and participants will be asked…

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Jewelry/Enameling Workshop at the Norton

July 8, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Norton Museum of Art, 1450 S Dixie Hwy
West Palm Beach, FL 33401 United States
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Lace was typically made from linen or silk, but it was also made with metallic gold & silver threads! The finest lace involved the skills of many artists. This course will cover basic enameling techniques of sifting & stencil with powered glass & torch firing/fusing to this to copper. Students will have the opportunity to use lace templates inspired by the Portrait of Judith Van Langley by Jan Van Ravensteyn or create other delicate patterns in the enamel to leave…

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Printmaking at the Norton

July 29, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Norton Museum of Art, 1450 S Dixie Hwy
West Palm Beach, FL 33401 United States
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In this workshop, Armory artist instructor Mark Cohen will explain the different types of printmaking in relation to works of art found in museum. Examples of printmaking in the extensive Norton Museum include Jacques Callot, Le Paterre de Nancy, a 1625 etching on paper; Jacob Lawrence, Schomberg Library, a silkscreen print on paper created in 1987; and Claes Oldenberg, Arch in the Form of a Screw, a lithograph created in 1976. This will be followed by a demonstration of monoprintmaking,…

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