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EDUCATION PROGRAMS

RAM Education is going digital!

The Education Department has been working hard to bring art education to you virtually.

 

To access our programs, watch for eblasts, Facebook, Instagram, and our webpage. RAM has created a YouTube channel that will store the recorded videos you’ll want to view. The channel is called fsramREVAMP. We hope you enjoy what we have available and will join the fun!

 

Click here to visit our YouTube channel

RAM Saturday

REGISTRATION CLOSED

Check-in with us weekly to receive an instructional video on art projects to do at home. This will be something the whole family can enjoy! Every month we will provide 50 art bags to the community that will have supplies to do our weekly DIY RAM Saturday projects. Supplies and projects will be listed monthly on our website. 

 

 

RAM Toddler Tuesday Class

​Toddlers will have quick, fun prerecorded art lessons with links for parents to easily purchase supplies. We will focus on process art. Process Art is child-directed, choice-driven, and celebrates the experience of discovery. Videos will be posted to Social Media, Youtube, and our website.
• 1 pre-recorded video per week
• Social Media (Facebook and Instagram) and fsram.org
• Duration: June 9, 2020, through June 30, 2021
• The supply list will be attached to the video with links to purchase supplies, etc.

PLEASE REGISTER!

 

REGISTER HERE

Adult Education

COLOR for Creatives: August 25 - May 18, 2021

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

 COLOR for Creatives is an immersive class designed to help artists concisely and confidently expand their color palette and artist repertoire.  This course will take place during the 2020-2021 Academic Year and will run 36 weeks.  Each Tuesday, a video will be uploaded for students which will discuss that week’s artist and techniques.  A live video conference will take place on Thursdays for all class participants to join in, engaging 1-on-1 teaching and group input.

 

REGISTER & PAY HERE

Lecture Live

FREE | Registration Required

 

Lecture Live is an exciting new program offered by RAM that emphasizes historical, contemporary, and local artists. On the 3rd Thursday of the month, our Assistant Curator, Samantha Rhodes, will lead a guided lecture via Zoom concerning particular artists and the history that surrounded them, or their contemporary inspirations. Local artists will be interviewed, providing an in-depth look into their style, media, and ideologies behind their work. Our first lecture series will be on the Old Italian Renaissance Master, Michelangelo! Please join us for a fun, historical consideration of Michelangelo’s work, and why it was so revolutionary.

Register Here

Draw Your Day: Sketch Class beginning June 25, 2020

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

 Whether you are an aspiring illustrator, designer, fine artist, or architect, keeping a daily sketch practice is vital to the pursuit of any creative field. Following the sketching processes of the old masters to modern artists, this class will teach the basics of keeping a sketchbook. Key techniques such as contour and gesture drawing, concept sketching, creative gathering, and materials knowledge will be explored through video lessons. Then for face-to-face learning and group activities, we will meet on Zoom for a true sketch session!

 

  • Weekly one-hour live Zoom class
  • Free Class – Limit 10 per Class
  • 6 – 7 pm
REGISTER HERE

TO FOSTER ART APPRECIATION IN THE COMMUNITY THROUGH
DIVERSE EXHIBITIONS, EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMING,
DYNAMIC EVENTS, AND CULTURAL PARTNERSHIPS.