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New Classes and Workshops for Summer 2014 workshops, classes and more.

Click to view the New ART MATTERS brochure for Summer 2014


JAZZ in the VALLEY – Summer Jazz Camp with Bill Jacobs Two, one-week sessions will be offered the weeks of July 28 and/or August 4. Each day will begin at 11 AM and wrap up at 3 PM. Each session is limited to only 10 students.

SUMMER DRUMMING with Bill Jacobs 4-Days of Drumming – August 1, 4, 5, 7 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM

PIANO LESSONS for Children and Adults with Rosann Scalise Tuesdays 3:30 PM -5:30 PM (30 minute lessons) beginning June 10

MUSIC LESSONS - STRINGS with Sarah Group Lessons: Fridays - June, July, August  3:00 – 8:00 PM or Private Lessons: Tuesdays - June, July, August  2:30 – 6:00 PM

OPEN MIC NIGHT *NOTE* August 21 session has been cancelled


KIDS SUMMER ART CAMP Monday – Thursday, weeks of August 11 and/or 18. Morning Session: 9:30 AM. – Noon, ages 7 to 9. Afternoon Session: 1:00 – 3:30 PM, ages 10 to 12.

SIDEWALK CHALK ART Session 1: June 19 from 12:30 to 3:00 PM. Session 2:  July 17 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM. Session 3:  July 17 from 1:00 to 3:30 PM.

THE JOY OF PAINTING with Kathryn Bartscht Mondays from 10 AM - 3 PM (June 2  - Old Barn, July 7 - That Old Tree, August 25 - Beach Side)

Mono Printing with a Gelli Plate with Shannon Crandall Saturday, June 7 from 10:30 AM – 3:00PM

Intuitive Painting with Shannon Crandall Class is on Saturdays, August 16
from 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM

FUN and FAST PAINTING with Wilson Bickford Class is on Saturday, June 14 from 10 AM - 2 PM

ART CLASS with Jim Parker Classes are held on Wednesdays 6:30 - 8:30 PM


10-WEEK CLASS: TAI CHI for Health with Rosann Scalise Wednesdays 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM beginning June 11. June 11 and 18 classes are FREE – come check it out!

10-WEEK CLASS: Meditation with Rosann Scalise Tuesdays, starting June 10 from 5:30 - 6:30 PM. June 10 class is free! Come check it out!


New Art and New Hours for MVCA’s Gift Shop - The Selective Eye

Open Wednesday - Saturday from Noon – 4 PM.

The Mohawk Valley Center for the Arts’ gift shop, also known as The Selective Eye, at 401 Canal Place, Little Falls, celebrated its grand reopening in April. And people are loving what they see!

Come see our “new look” and new items including paper clay necklaces and earrings, stained glass magnetic pins and scarf slides, a kids’ corner with Beatrix Potter characters, piggy banks and more, beautiful pottery, sculptures of garden insects, food items, homemade chocolate, colorful scarves, funky aprons and belts, original art and prints, and the list goes on.

The shop carries merchandise from over 20 local artists.



Saturday, August 9 – During Canal Celebration, Sterzinar Park, Little Falls

Please clean out your closets and donate your gently used purses, scarves, and jewelry by July 15 to MVCA. Drop off your items to us at 401 Canal Place, Little Falls.

Please help make our sale a success!


Bill Jacobs Little Falls Canal Days Concert on Youtube

Bill Jacobs (vibraphone), Alex Blake (bass), Chacho Ramirez (drums) with Oscar Stivala (horns) and Joseph Handy (guitar).
Performed August 10, 2013 at the Little Falls, NY Canal Days Celebration. Bill Jacobs Ensembles performed with the support of the Mohawk Valley Center for the Arts and the Canal Days Celebration Committee. Bill Jacobs taught a variety of classes this summer at the MVCA: intermediate jazz performance, drumming, and jazz as a view into life.


MVCA in the NEWS

Music legend to host summer Jazz camp in Mohawk Valley

View at WKTV source

Kids get creative with Claymation workshop

View at WKTV source



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