Thursday, December 30, 2010
Have you ever wanted to learn how to crochet? Come join us on Wednesday, January 12th from 12-2 pm and learn how to crochet with our teacher Jean Leszczynski who has been crocheting for over 30 years! During this class you will learn the basics of crocheting; single stitch, double stitch and patterning. Take a look at some examples of Miss Jean's crocheting!!!
Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Last night on December 6th at 5:30 the community came and helped paint cement fish that will be placed on the Portside Art Center's mural. Every one had so much fun hanging out and getting creative! We will be having many more Mural Creation Events through out the winter so if you missed out this time don't worry come to the next event!
Friday, December 3, 2010
Wednesday, December 1, 2010
The Portside Arts Centers ongoing community mural painting event was hosted by Philadelphia Mural Arts Programs, Muralists Cesar Viveros. Cesar brought with him actual panels to be painted by the community, with the paint by numbers method. Children and their parents came to take part in this community event. Which was the third in the series. The community has been very excited to participate in this community event.
Monday, November 22, 2010
Check out the photos from this weeks Arts and Crafts class at the Portside! The kids had a blast making there own buttons. First they designed there button and then used a old fashion button press to make the buttons! Arts and Crafts is every week on Fridays from 4:30-6:00 pm every week there is a new project and you can join in any Friday and pay as you go!
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
On Tuesday November 16th children teens and adults from the community came to the Portside to help Cesar Viveros paint actual panels that will placed on the wall to be an actual part of the Portside's mural! If you want to help out come join us next Tuesday November 23rd at 5:30-7:00pm.
Monday, November 15, 2010
PORTSIDE MURAL CREATION EVENT
Tuesday November 16th, from 5:30 - 7:00 pm
We have the Philadelphia Mural Arts Programs, Extremely Talented Muralist Cesar Viveros come to the Portside to demonstrate techniques of mural painting. Cesar will have with him actual panels to be painted by the community and will be placed on the walls of the Portside's mural. We are happy to include our community in on this wonderful mural of tropical fish provided to us by the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program.
The Portside is located on the corner of E Lehigh Ave and Belgrade St.
Learn a little about Cesar Viveros:
Please register for this event... Space is limited!
215-427-1514 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, November 12, 2010
Thursday, November 11, 2010
On Tuesday November 9th the community came to help mosaic artists Jonny Buss and Mike Smash from the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, with the Portside's Mural. The mural artists demonstrated the making and pouring of the actual cement fish molds that will be placed on the walls of the Portside. The community also helped paint, with tinted primer, several already poured cement fish.