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Summer Drawing with Charlie Berger

Summer Drawing with Charlie Berger:

Intensive Classes & Immersion Workshops

Woman’s Art Club Cultural Center

May through September, 2015

Each month offers one 3-hour class and one 5-hour workshop

Intensive Classes 9am – noon Saturdays (May 16, June 6, July 11, August 15 & Sept. 19) Single class fee: $20

For serious beginners & intermediate artists. Build your skills in the fundamentals of professional line quality, rich tonal value & effective composition. Work from terrific well-lit subjects. Develop a more secure foundation for your paintings.
Immersion Workshops 9am – 2pmSaturdays (May 30, June 27, July 25,August 29 & Sept. 26) Single workshop fee: $30
Continuous drawing with a short lunch break. Time & space to grow and develop in any drawing medium. Work from photos or the still life. Benefit from ongoing evaluation and critique.

Enjoy a discount when you sign up for any three classes or workshops!

To register:

Contact the instructor – details below

Class size is limited to allow greater personalized instruction.

Charlie Berger is a Cincinnati artist & Mariemont resident who has taught drawing throughout Cincinnati,
most recently at UC’s School of Design, College of DAAP, and at the Art Academy of Cincinnati.
He truly enjoys working with creative adults, combining compassion, humor & insight to
help each person build confidence & develop their artistic strengths & abilities.
Click here for downloadable pdf with complete info.
Contact Charlie:
(voice or text)

The Barn: Bi-Okoto Drumming Workshop

Mariemont Preservation Presents

“Bi-Okoto Drum Workshop”

10:30am Saturday, May 2 at The Barn

Bi-Okoto is “the only outstanding authentic African Dance Company in the tri-state area”. Their mission is to preserve, promote and share the rich cultural heritage of Africa and Africans using drums, music, dance & languages. They have earned a reputation as one of the country’s finest professional African traditional dance companies & cultural organizations, currently touring in 48 states in the US.
We are proud to offer a hands-on African drumming workshop for families with children in pre-school on up. What a fun, engaging way to learn about another culture with your children!
Admission is only $5, click here to reserve your seats!Bi-Okoto2

Why The Barn needs YOU to “Party with Pissarro”

Barn Party With Pissarro

The Barn: Bruce Neville Class: “Watercolors”

Weekly Class with Bruce Neville:


Monday evenings 6:30. Ongoing class with open enrollment


Bruce Neville Watercolor

Bruce’s work reflects a direct approach showing creative energy with his loose style & fresh color mixes. You will enjoy his classes where he begins each session with a demo. He teaches students of all levels, giving each student plenty of attention in drawing & painting the subject. Students will learn to adapt watercolor techniques to develop their own personal style.

Material list will be sent after making contact regarding class details.


Bruce Neville has taught at Baker Hunt for 19 years & has given workshops in a six-state area. A Signature member of the Cincinnati Art Club & the Ohio Watercolor Society, his work is shown in Mary Martin Gallery, Charleston, S.C.; Main Cross Gallery, Lexington, KY.; and Margaret Tvedten Fine Art, Harbor Springs, MI.

Bruce Neville has taught at Baker Hunt for 19 years & has given workshops in a six-state area. A Signature member of the Cincinnati Art Club & the Ohio Watercolor

Society, his work is shown in Mary Martin Gallery, Charleston,

S.C.; Main Cross Gallery, Lexington, KY.; and Margaret

Tvedten Fine Art, Harbor Springs, MI.

His website:


WACC Signature Member Exhibition

Woman’s Art Club of Cincinnati Signature Member Exhibition

February 7-22

Gallery Hours:

Saturday & Sunday —- February 8, 14 &15, 21&22 | 1-4pm

Tuesday – Friday —- February 10-13 and 17-20 | 10am -2pm

Woman’s Art Club Cultural Center

6980 Cambridge Avenue, Mariemont, Ohio 45227

WACC Signature Member exhibition




Fiber Arts at the Barn

Fiber Arts at the Barn (FAB) is here – with four new classes this month

click on class name for complete information & registration

Beginning Knitting starts Monday Jan. 19

Six week Monday morning (9:30 – 11:30am) course for the absolute beginner with Toby Ganz. Learn to knit, purl, cast on, use circular needles, and more… while making an artful cowl to wear. Fee: $120

Beginning Cable Knitting starts Monday Jan. 19

Five week Monday (12:30 – 2:30pm) course for knitters ready to take it to the next level! Learn about reading cable charts & instructions, cable construction, knitting cables & bobbles and more with Toby Ganz…while making the boho cable knit hat shown at right.  Fee: $100


Make a Silk-to-silk Transfer Scarf

In just two hours, you will create a unique & beautiful scarf made from three castoff 100% silk men’s neckties that you bring to class. The patterns of the ties blend & mix in a patchwork effect that yields surprising & elegant results! Fee: $20 plus $5 to purchase “blank” silk scarf. Class held on Mon. Jan. 26 (6:30 – 9pm) andWed. Jan. 28 (4 – 6pm). Instructor: Susan Austin

Make a Felted Pin for your Valentine

Learn the technique of felting while creating a heart-shaped pin or a shape of your own design, with an embedded zipper for a silver beading effect. Materials kit supplied by instructor Susan Austin. Class held on Mon. Jan. 26 (3:30 – 6pm) and Wed. Jan 28 (7 – 9:30pm). Perfect for mother-daughter or girls night out. Fee: $20

Ring in the New Year with New Art Classes

Ring in the New Year with New Art Classes at the barn!

Nurture your creative side by treating yourself to an art class! Notice how many classes welcome beginners – winter’s the perfect time to stretch yourself & learn something new. Click on the class name below for information and teacher contact info (register directly with the instructor). To see our full schedule of classes please visit our website.

Oil Painting

Beginners to Intermediate

Instructor: Jan Boone

New Time!
Tuesdays noon – 3pm


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Beginners Welcome!
Instructor: Mary Lou Holt

Tuesdays 9:30am – 12:30pm



Evening Open Studio with Chuck Marshall

New Time!
Tuesdays 6 – 8:30pm




Gentle Evening Yoga

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Beginners & All Levels
Instructor: Layla Gilman Reed

Mondays 7 – 8:15pm
Thursdays 7 – 8:15pm

Registration/Open House Dec. 27th 9:30 – noon


Morning Yoga

Especially for Women 40+
Instructor: Karen Johns

Mondays Tuesdays & Thursdays
Registration/Open House Dec. 27th 9:30 – noon

Architects to Artists at the Barn

Architects to Artists

Colleagues as architects, Rich and Francesca are collaborating on a new artistic endeavour, combining their love of the world around them with their interpretation of the scene. Come experience their first joint exhibition displaying fine works in oil and watercolor

Gallery Hours:
Friday and Saturday (11/28 – 11/29) 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday(11/30) 12:00 – 4:00 pm

About the Artists:

Rick KoehlerRick Koehler
Architects Plus

Specializing in plain air impressionistic oil painting, Rick’s love of the outdoors and Northern Michigan is evident in his rich, warm style,


FrancescaPadjenFrancesca Padjen
Emme James Art

Classically trained in architecture, Francesca’s precise watercolors and serence landscapes immediatley transport the viewer into her scenes.


Come Learn the Art of Flower Arranging

Holiday Floral Arrangements

You are invited to come learn the principles of flower arranging along with some of the tricks and tips of the profession.  Knowing all this will enable you to create your own arrangements in the home – for a door, an entry hall, a coffee table, a dining table, etc.—-that will last a week or more with proper care.

Flower ArrangementCome – Have fun and acquire new skills!  

Saturday Nov 22, 10am – noon:

Holiday Floral Arrangement Demo

Nicky will demonstrate wreaths, topiary, and holiday table floral ideas. The basic framework will last 6 – 7 weeks and can be revised for a fresh holiday decoration. Cost: $25

Sat. Nov. 29, 10am – noon
Holiday Hanging Basket Workshop

Greens, berries, cones, ornaments, and ribbon combine to create a welcoming decoration outside your home. Cost: $60 (includes all materials)

Tuesday Dec 2, 10am – noon

Floral Demonstrations of both elegant and whimsical arrangements to brighten the home for the Christmas holidays. Cost: $25

Thursday Dec. 11th, 2 sessions: 2pm – 4pm & 7pm – 9pm

Flower Arrangement Flower Arrangement Workshop with a Christmas ThemeMake a topiary and floral wreath – and a surprise whimsical small arrangement. Fee: $80, includes all materials. Class limited to 12.

For more information please contact Nicky at 513-321-5278 or email to

To enroll, please send check along with your name, phone number and email to:
Nicky Bade
1127 Salisbury Drive
Cincinnati, Ohio  45226

Instructor:  Nicky Bade (Former Directress of the Flower Guild at the Church of the Redeemer); participant and award winner at the Cincinnati Flower Show and participant in Art In Bloom at the Cincinnati Art Museum.  Nicky is an avid gardener and often relies on material in her own yard for arranging. 

Artoberfest at the Barn

Artoberfest at the Barn – October 18 – Cold Brews & Hot Blues

It’s back…another fun fall night of Arts, Brews & Blues!

The Art: Drink in the annual “All Members Show” featuring new works by the Woman’s Art Club of Cincinnati

The Brews: Taste 10 delicious styles from 4 local brewers. Rest assured, these brews have been tested repeatedly, and are highly recommended by our crack staff.

The Blues: Semi-acoustic music by 46 Long

Win Win Win games of chance and skill, the famous “Wheelbarrow of Cheer” raffle, or pumpkin contest!

Purchase your tickets now and save five bucks!
Artoberfest Mariemont