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Monday, April 6

Cuba: Through an American Lens

7:00 PM
Professional photographer Cindy Wilson will present a traveler’s impressions of Cuba in slides. She has traveled to Cuba eight times, and each trip has offered something completely unexpected. For Wilson, what emerges again and again is the warmth …

Tuesday, April 7

Painting the Portrait from Life with Eileen

10:00 AM
This 4-week course is open to those who have some experience in drawing the portrait. Each 2 1/2 hour session will begin with a live model. Learn how to set up the structure of the face in paint, while mixing the flesh tones. Students will practice …

Wednesday, April 8

The Right Foot

8:30 AM
Test your dream in this intensive workshop designed to assess the feasibility of your business idea and provide you with the tools and tips needed to plan for entrepreneurship. Both traditional and progressive tools like the Business Model Canvas …

Painting the Portrait from Life with Eileen

10:00 AM
This 4-week course is open to those who have some experience in drawing the portrait. Each 2 1/2 hour session will begin with a live model. Learn how to set up the structure of the face in paint, while mixing the flesh tones. Students will practice …

Lost Main Street: The Mom & Pop Businesses of Bristol's Past

1:00 PM
The current EXHIBIT from now through to the end of May is about Bristol's lost Mom and Pop businesses and features extensive photos and objects from the Society's collections. The exhibit includes advertisements, trade cards, a variety of objects, …

Pre-K Spring Story & Stroll Series

1:00 PM
Parents and preschoolers! Join NBS educators for a fresh spring series of nature stories geared toward the youngest visitors. Each week a story will complement a nature walk focused on the sensory experiences around the garden and trails. …

Open Figure Studio with Wayne

6:00 PM
Join this 5 week open figure studio. Open to all media and skill levels. No instruction-simply an opportunity to paint or draw from live models in a friendly and supportive atmosphere. The models may be clothed or nude. There will be a series of …

Thursday, April 9

Painting the Portrait from Life with Eileen

10:00 AM
This 4-week course is open to those who have some experience in drawing the portrait. Each 2 1/2 hour session will begin with a live model. Learn how to set up the structure of the face in paint, while mixing the flesh tones. Students will practice …

Lost Main Street: The Mom & Pop Businesses of Bristol's Past

1:00 PM
The current EXHIBIT from now through to the end of May is about Bristol's lost Mom and Pop businesses and features extensive photos and objects from the Society's collections. The exhibit includes advertisements, trade cards, a variety of objects, …

Friday, April 10

Painting the Portrait from Life with Eileen

10:00 AM
This 4-week course is open to those who have some experience in drawing the portrait. Each 2 1/2 hour session will begin with a live model. Learn how to set up the structure of the face in paint, while mixing the flesh tones. Students will practice …

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