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Live at Manhattan Beach Art Center Advertising ElementThe Manhattan Beach Art Center (MBAC) is excited to present LIVE, a free series of Thursday night community-building activities designed to enhance artistic skills and develop presentation confidence in local artists. LIVE is open to everyone ages 16 and up and occurs on the first Thursday of the month. The first Thursday of the month will feature Costumed Figure Drawing (6:00 PM to 9:00 PM). Parking is available in the Manhattan Beach Art Center parking lot.

Costumed Figure Drawing (First Thursday of the Month)
Hang out with your friends and work on your figure drawing skills with a live costumed model. No instructors and no pressure – draw as you feel! Attendees should bring their own materials; easels will be provided if necessary. (A $12 donation for models is suggested)

For more information, please contact the Manhattan Beach Art Center (310) 802-5440.


1-Day Workshops

For more information on the following workshops, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department via email or call (310) 802-5448.

Chan Luu Style Bracelet WorkshopJewelry - Chan Luu Style Bracelet
Saturday, January 26, 2019
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Resident: $89 Nonresident: $98
Location: Manhattan Beach Art Center
Ages: 18 and up
Make your own wrap around bracelet in the popular Chan Luu style. Learn how to string the beads, work with cord, and make secure closure. Learn the basics about semi-precious stones. All materials and stone provided. Instructor: Kristina Catanese. Pre-registration required.

Flower Arrangement WorkshopFloral Valentine Arrangement
Saturday, February 9, 2019
11:00 AM to 12:15 PM
Location: Marine Avenue Park
Ages: 15 and up
Celebrate Valentine's Day with a festive floral arrangement class. Learn tips for keeping your flowers beautiful for longer. You'll create your own floral arrangement in class to take home! Instructor: Sarah Gonzales. Pre-registration required.

Hoop Beaded Earings WorkshopJewelry - Beaded Hoop Earrings
Saturday, February 23, 2019
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Resident: $89 Nonresident: $98
Location: Manhattan Beach Art Center
Ages: 18 and up
Learn to create a dazzling pair of Gold Filled beaded hoop earrings. Add colorful semi-precious gemstones to embellish simple hoops and express your personal style. All tools, materials, metal, and stones are provided. Instructor: Kristina Catanese. Pre-registration required.

Jewelry - Macramé Bracelet
Saturday, March 16, 2019
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Resident: $89 Nonresident: $98
Location: Manhattan Beach Art Center
Ages: 18 and up
Macramé is back and better than ever! Explore the fine art of knotting while making a trendy bracelet with beads and gem stones. Learn to use cord and thread to create a one-of-a-kind bracelet with semi-precious stones and secure closure. All materials provided. Instructor: Kristina Catanese. Pre-registration required.

 


 

Performing and Visual Art Classes
Take a sneak peek at what is coming up this year; everything from music and dance classes to ceramics, pastel, water color and even comic book drawing! Take a look at cultural arts classes for tots, youth, teens and adults, as well as older adults classes, sports programs and aquatics classes in the MANHAPPENINGS Activity Guide.

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Registration
To register for any of the classes listed above or to view all the classes and camps offered by the City of Manhattan Beach Parks and Recreation Department, log on to the Registration Website and search via activity code or camp/class name by typing it into the search box located in the middle of the homepage.

For help with the registration process, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (310) 802-5448 or via email.