…Ism Explosion at Staunton Augusta Art Center

The Staunton Augusta Art Center is now taking registrations for an …Ism Explosion July 11-15 (10am-noon).

Ada Sue Myers, the multiple-award-winning recent graduate from MBC’s art department, will be teaching Expressionism to 4- to 5-year-olds. They will definitely need smocks – which we provide – because these youngsters will learn Jackson Pollack-inspired painting techniques. Look out!

The Impressionism class for 6- to 8-year-olds will be taught by Beth Lint, who teaches art for Waynesboro Public Schools. She has been a favorite teacher at Summer Studio in the past and we’re happy to welcome her back, now that she has adjusted to young motherhood. What a nice coincidence that Beth’s favorite artist is Monet!

Veteran art teacher Maribeth Nolde will be leading the older campers (9- to 12-year-olds) in their exploration of Surrealism. Would you like an artistic interpretation of your dreams?

The teachers are knowledgeable, experienced, energetic, and creative. The students develop art skills in an art history/art theory context and have a blast in the process.

Register today by calling the Art Center at 540.885.2028. Classes are $85/week for non-members and $75/week for members and pre-registration is required.

UVA Basketball Fans!

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Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, by Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham, is available for $25. The book, with additional reporting by Zach Pereles, Scott Ratcliffe, and Scott German, will take you from the aftermath of the stunning first-round loss to UMBC in 2018 through to the thrilling overtime win over Texas Tech to win the 2019 national title, the first in school history.

Dick Vitale on Team of Destiny: “This is a hoops story you will LOVE! Jerry and Chris capture the sensational and dramatic championship journey by Tony Bennett and his tenacious Cavalier team. UVA was Awesome Baby and so is this book!”

Ralph Sampson on Team of Destiny: “Jerry and Chris have lived and seen it all, even before my time. I highly recommend this book to every basketball fan across the globe. This story translates to all who know defeat and how to overcome it!”

Buy here.

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