Friends of Hyde County's

Historic 1854 Courthouse

 

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~ Mission Statement ~

 

The mission of the Friends of Hyde County's Historic 1854Courthouse is to develop and implement a sound economic strategy for the preservation and utilization of Hyde County's Historic 1854 Courthouse in order to promote community, cultural, educational, ecological, and economic development.

Swan Quarter

County Seat of

Hyde County, North Carolina

2015 WINTER AND SPRING EVENTS &

ART CLASSES AT MATTIE ARTS CENTER



First Tuesdays, Feb.-May. Fine Arts Open Studio, 10 AM-2 PM.  Free of Charge.  Bring your own materials. Easels available for use.


First Saturdays, Feb. - May. Open Laboratory, 10AM-1 PM.  Open to intermediate students of hardwood power carving and/ or glass etching who are familiar with laboratory equipment usage. Minimum charge $10.00. BYO materials. Equipment/tools provided.


Second Saturdays,March-May.  Hardwood Power Carving with Jimmie Huggins 10AM-1PM. Beginners will concentrate on leaping dolphin; intermediates on continuous chain links. $25.00 per person.  All materials/tools/safety equipment provided. 

 

Third Saturdays, Jan.- May.  Impressionist Oil/Acrylics Painting with Mark Hierholzer of Richmond, Va.  9:30 AM- 4:30 PM.  $50.00 per person. 


Fourth Saturdays, March-May. Glass Etching with Jessie Berry Credle.  10AM- 1PM.  All materials/tools/safety equipment provided.  $25.00 per person.

 

February 11-26.  Decoy Carving Workshop with Gregory Berry.  6PM-8 PM all Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting Wednesday Feb. 11. Working with tupelo cut out stock and hand carving knives, Gregory will guide you through carving a miniature wood duck (drake) then pointing it with wood burning tools and dremel.  Plan on attending at least 16 of the available 20 hours in this workshop. $100.00 per person.  All materials/tools provided.   


March 28th.  Saturday 1:30PM-4:30 PM.  Crocheting with Pamela Cahoon.  Pam will guide you through the proper techniques for creating a 2 x 3 foot oval rag rug.  All materials/tools provided.  $65.00 per person.  

UPCOMING ART CLASS SCHEDULE
2015 Winter / Spring Painting Workshops with Mark Hierholzer
January 10
February 21
March 21
April 18
May 19

9:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Each session is $50

You may sign up for as many sessions as you want.

Supplies and materials needed for oil painting will be available for purchase the day of the class or you may bring your own materials. 

Paypal accepted for class fees.

Painting with Mark Hierholzer
DECOY CARVING WORKSHOP

February 11 to February 26

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Must attend 16 of the 20 available hours

Total session is $100
 
Carve a miniature wood duck (drake) working with tupelo cut out stock and hand carving knives, wood burning tools and dremel.

All materials, tools and safety equipment are provided.  

Paypal accepted for class fees.
DECOY CARVING WORKSHOP
HARDWOOD POWER CARVING
March 14
April 11
May 9

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Each session is $25

Beginners will concentrate on leaping dolphin, intermediates will work on continuous chain links.  

All materials, tools and safety equipment are provided.  

Paypal accepted for class fees.
Hardwood Power Carving
GLASS ETCHING


March 28
April 25
May 23

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Each session is $25 

All materials, tools and safety equipment are provided.  

Paypal accepted for class fees.
GLASS ETCHING
RAG RUG CROCHETING

March 28

1:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Each session is $65

Learn the proper techniques for creating a 2 x 3 foot oval rag rug

All materials and tools are provided.

Paypal accepted for class fees.



March 28

1:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Each session is $65 

Learn the proper techniques for creating a 2 x 3 foot oval rag rug

All materials and tools are provided.  

Paypal accepted for class fees.

RAG RUG CROCHETING
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