Exhibits and Events
“Knitting for Everyone”
Instructor: Windy Karpavage
Beginners as well as more experienced knitters will create projects using patterns purchased in the class.
Supply fee varies depending upon project selection, $50 – $200/ project, which are payable to the instructor.
Students can work on one project until completion or select an array of projects.
No experience is necessary to enroll, and more experienced knitters are also welcome.
Participation is open to ages 16 through adult.
All supplies are purchased through the instructor to ensure student success.
This is an ongoing class with a new session beginning November 2nd.
Wednesday evenings for 6 weeks from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Fees are $75 for DCA members, and $125 for non-members. Drop-in fees are $15 for DCA members, and $22 for non-members. Call to register, 410-228-7782
Instructor: Mary Romans
Help your furry friend face winter’s wrath with a festive new sweater crocheted with love!
Choose from an assortment
of patterns to make a simple sweater that will fit most small to medium sized pets.
Chunky cream wool yarn will be provided, and you will need to bring a size N crochet hook.
You may also bring yarn and hook of your choice.
Some crochet or needle art experience necessary.
Open to ages 16 to adult.
Saturday, November 5th 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
DCA members $25, and non-members $35
Please call to register, 410-228-7782.
Dec. 3rd & Dec. 10th
10 a.m. to 12 Noon
Instructor: Jean Gutzmer
Dry Brush & Antiquing for the Holidays
Complete two seasonal ornaments.
This two-part workshop will introduce the techniques of dry brush painting and antiquing on bisque ceramics.
In the first class, Jean will demonstrate and participants will experiment on basic tiles.
For the second session, students will use their new skills to complete
two seasonal ornaments using non-fired paints.
All materials are included!
Open to ages 16 to adult.
Saturdays, December 3rd & December 10th
10:00 am to 12:00 noon
DCA members $35, and non-members $55
Jean has 30 years of experience in Ceramics.
Please call to register for this workshop, 410-228-7782.
“The Great Landscape”
Instructor – David Grafton
DCA is pleased to welcome as a new instructor for DCA, David Grafton. He is known for his atmospheric landscape paintings and bold abstracts, and his work is featured in collections thoughout the U.S., Canada, Japan, and Europe.
This class is for intermediate to advanced students. Any medium of choice is welcome: watercolor, oil, acrylic or pastel.
Students will learn how to make paintings come alive with atmospheric narrative; how to use a snapshot as a thumbnail sketch; and how to work small outdoor studies into large studio paintings.
One 4 week session is being offered on Wednesday evenings from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Classes will meet November 2, 9, 16 & 30 (no class Thanksgiving week).
Fees are $95 for DCA members and $153 for non-members.
Gallery Talk: Double Your Pleasure – Opera Duets
Presented by Bonnie Forgacs
Friday, October 21, 2016 at 7 p.m.
We’ll take an in-depth look at beloved opera duets
and discuss what makes them so special.
We will learn the who, what, where, and why of each piece.
Selections to include
duets from Madama Butterfly, Les pecheurs de Perle, and Lakme.
Refreshments to follow the lecture.
$10 DCA members, $12 for non-members. Advance reservations advised.
Homeschool Art Adventure
Instructor: Patti Logan
Three sessions: October 7, November 4, December 2
1:00 p.m.- 2:30 p.m.
Support your child’s natural creativity with this series of
visual arts enrichment classes.
Each month will feature a new hands-on art project.
Emphasis will be on working with recycled materials.
Ages 6 – 12
$5.00 per child per month.
All materials provided.
DCA membership encouraged, but not required.
with the Dorchester Drama Guild
Wednesdays, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
October 19, 26 and November 2, 9
If you never thought yourself a performer, but enjoy theatre, this could be for you! Readers Theatre is a style
of theater in which the actors do not memorize their lines. Actors use only vocal expression to help tell the
story rather than visual storytelling such as sets, costumes, intricate blocking, and movement.
Open to ages 16 to adult.
Participants will take turns reading parts. A selection of scripts will be reviewed at
the first meeting.
“A Sampler of Hope, Humor, and Challenge”
Dorchester Drama Guild welcomes the Hugh Gregory Gallagher Theatre on
October 29th 7 p.m.
A Gallery Stage performance.
HGGT presents a sampler of the unique monologues, plays and readings about disabilities and prejudice. These
different performances tell the personal stories of the challenges faced due to stigma and adversity with the hope for
the future, some told with humor and others with poignancy.
“That’s Why She Holds the Racket Like That” performed by Sharon Gilroy tells the story of the life of Marianna Breeding. She was the first born of 13 children, four with a chromosomal disorder that shortened their arms and legs and turned their tiny hands inward.
“Never Quit, Never Flinch” on the life of William Hollis performed by Dave Marmelstein. Hollis a “walking quadriplegic” who broke his neck in Marine Corps training and became an attorney.
Beth Anne Langrell performs the role of Anne Morrow Lindbergh in “My Proudest Moment.” She who overcame shyness and fear of flying to chart air routes with her famous husband.
Renee Gordon, a visual artist will perform an interpretive dance with sign language. Two stories will be shared from our “With Love” series, a readers theater performance to encourage new actors without the intimidation of memorizing. “When It’s No Longer Clutter” and “Aunt Miriam.”
“Mr. Parsons Meet Ms. Hawkins” featuring Dave Marmelstein and Felicia Tuttle. Ms. Hawkins arrives for a job interview with Mr.Parsons. To Mr. Parson’s surprise, Ms. Hawkins is in a wheelchair. The interview is enlightening for both as they each make a few discoveries about each other.
Join us after the performances for refreshments and a talk back session,
an opportunity to share your stories and talk with and about the cast, the play and the topic.
The Hugh Gregory Gallagher Theatre, Inc., a nonprofit tax exempt corporation, raises awareness of disability
issues and discrimination in our society through dramatizations of real life and fictionalized experiences.
Tickets $10 for DCA members, and $12 for non-members. 410-228-7782
Register Now for Fall Classes at DCA
The DCA invites the community to participate in upcoming classes and programs.
Oil Painting for Beginners and Intermediates- Instructor: Tom Ryan
Zentangle Revisited- An Introduction- Instructor: Susan Green
Knitting for Everyone – Instructor: Windy Karpavage
Traditional Rug Hooking – Elissa Crouch
Decoy Carving for All – Instructor: Warren Saunders
Piano: Beginner to Intermediate – Young People and Adults – Instructor: Bonnie Forgacs
Voice: Classical Italian Style – Instructor: Bonnie Forgacs
Poetry Workshop with Sue Ellen Thompson
Visit our Fall/Winter Schedule on this website for specific information about each class or program.
Call to register at 410-228-7782.
Winners Announced for the
Annual Community Photography &
Digital Arts Exhibit and Competition.
September 29th through November 12th.
The Winners of the Photo Show are:
1st * Emily Todd “Hollyhock”
2nd * Emily Gazda “Clouds Over Homes”
Honorable Mention * Emily Gazda “The Wild Flower”
1st Cameron Smith * “Foggy Day at Sand Beach, Stonington, DE”
2nd Nancy Henry * “Early Morning on Tangier Island”
3rd Diane Miller * Blackwater and Sky”
Honorable Mention * Ron Berman “My Darling”
Honorable Mention * Diane Miller “Fairyland”
Honorable Mention * Nancy O. Henry “End of an Era”
Honorable Mention * Nancy O. Henry “Evening Walk”
1st * Virginia Brown “Seeing Chincoteague”
2nd * Graham Slaughter “Bison ( Mosey and Bozey)”
3rd * Mary Konchar “Praying Mantis #1″
Honorable Mention * Joseph H. Soares “Salt Marsh Reflections”
Honorable Mention * Terry Melius “Almost Got It”
Honorable Mention * Janet Kerr “Port Tack”
Honorable Mention * Ted Mueller “Night Shift”
Best Local Treasure ( Eastern Shore) * Nancy O. Henry “Early Morning on Tangier”
Best in Show * Virginia Brown “Seeing Chincoteague”
People’s Choice (TIE) *
Ron Bromwell “Will Play for Food”
Carl Forsberg “Mr. Gull”
DCA congratulates the award winners and extends its appreciation to all participants.
Jean DelSordo ( Scarecrow)
Craig W. Caldwell ( Lilly pads)
For more information call DCA, 410-228-7782.