Light Into Night 2020
The Sculpture & Architecture Park will be closed to visitors at 1 pm on Saturday, September 12 until dawn on Sunday, September 13.
Tickets are no longer available for this event.
The show goes on! We have fully reimagined this year's Light Into Night for these times, and are thrilled to share a new format which allows guests to experience all that Art Omi has to offer.
Small groups will be stationed at private picnic zones, anchored by artworks in the Sculpture & Architecture Park, where they enjoy a picnic of fine food and drink from local vendors while socializing in the open air. Picnics are available for groups of 4-8 people, or just buy a ticket for you, a family member, or a friend, and we’ll find the perfect picnic spot to socially distance while still being part of the fun! With 120-acres to work with, we’ve got a spot for everyone!
In keeping with the spirit of Light Into Night, the afternoon will include surprising performances, and a special treat to send you on your way home.
If you're interested in attending, please contact Claire Pohl at email@example.com, or call (518) 392-4747.
The Virtual Drawing Group invites Art Omi's extended community to draw along at home! Virtual Drawing Group participants share their work and connect with the group via a weekly Zoom session on Thursday at 5 pm EST. All styles and media welcome. Registration is capped, and so participants are encouraged to reserve a spot in advance.
You can also engage with by completing the weekly prompts and tagging your work on Instagram or Facebook! Use #artomi and #educationomi to share your work.
Weekly Prompts & Zoom info:
- April 23: Figure and Nature Combined
- April 30: Figures from Quarantine
- May 7: News Figures
- May 14: Mixed Media
- May 21: Unconventional Tools
- May 28: Focus on Portraits
- June 4: Blind or Semi-Blind Contour
- June 11: Figures from Memory
- June 18: Open Share
- July 2: Three Tone Series
- July 23: Movement
- August 13: Emotive Figures
- August 27: Using Text
- September 10: Monochromatic Color Scheme
- Sept 24: Abstraction
How can we take control of the stories that we tell ourselves and others? This class will focus on creating character and storytelling through figurative sculpture. There will be an emphasis on developing a personal artistic style through character design and the utilization of motifs and symbols. Inspired by artists of the past and present, students will use a variety of tools, materials, and techniques as they consider figurative poses, the power of gesture, and understand how to develop their own visual language. Representational or abstract, there are no boundaries as to what you can create in this multimedia workshop! Students will be assigned to their very own studio space in our residency Barn. No prior experience necessary.
How does an artist develop their own personal “voice”? In this course we will focus on ways to convey ideas and feelings while painting from observation by using color, expressive brushwork, and a range of techniques in paint application. Students will build fundamental skills in oil painting through explorations in color mixing, value, and composition. Daily presentations of work by contemporary painters and their studio processes will inform our goal of learning to find inspiration in the world around us. During the week, students will participate in quick studio games and exercises while also creating one or more finished oil paintings on canvas based on the landscape and sculpture at Art Omi. No prior experience is necessary!