NCCCA offers restructured ArtQuest schedule
PLATTSBURGH — The North Country Cultural Center for the Arts is presenting a restructured schedule for summer art classes designed to keep children creating, searching and investigating all summer.
Weeks four, five and six of the “C.S.I.” program will be offered as half- or full-day classes.
“We have adapted the last three weeks of our summer arts offerings in response to our community’s needs,” NCCCA Executive Director Janine Scherline said in a news release. “Heading into late summer, some parents continue to need an all-day program for their child’s enrichment while they are working. Others need only half day, either in the morning or the afternoon. And some need three full weeks of placement for their child, while others only need a week or two.”
ArtQuest Week Four (through Aug. 3) features “Connecting with Clay“ and “Exploring Art and Culture”; Week Five (Aug. 6 through Aug. 10) is “Mixed Media Madness” and “Recycling and Upcycle Art”; and Week Six (Aug. 13 through 17) features “Discovering Art Through the Ages” and “Music, Movement and More.”
For a complete ArtQuest schedule visit www.plattsburgharts.org or call 563-1604.
Tickets for concert fundraiser for chapel on sale
PLATTSBURGH — Tickets to the Meadowmount School of Music’s concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, at the Plattsburgh Memorial Chapel are on sale at several Plattsburgh locations.
The School of Music, which is located in Westport, accepts 230 accomplished students in their mid teens to mid-20s from all over the world. The school is known worldwide as a premium school for string instrument instruction, and its distinguished graduates include Joshua Bell, Jamie Laredo, Yo-Yo Ma, Itzhak Perlman and Pinchas Zukerman.
Tickets cost $15 and are available at Aubuchon Hardware in Skyway Plaza; Cornerstone Bookstore, 110 Margaret St.; L&M Discount Liquors, 314 Margaret St.; The Party Factory in Plattsburgh Plaza; and at the door.
The concert, which is a fundraiser for the chapel at 100 U.S. Oval in Plattsburgh, is sponsored by Studley Printing and Publishing and Mountain Lake PBS.
A temporary air-moving system has been put into place for the concert. Lemonade on the Lawn will also be offered at intermission.
For questions, call 561-3392.
Printmaking workshops offered at ROTA
PLATTSBURGH — ROTA Gallery and Studios will host artist Nadia Korths’s Meditative and Improvisational Hand Printing Workshop from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 11, at its 50 Margaret St. location.
Korths is a well-known artist in her field of printmaking using recycled, found and personal items.
Students will create six to 15 prints on rice paper using rich-colored non-toxic inks and found/meaningful objects. No press or printmaking experience necessary.
The class costs $20, with an additional $10 materials fee.
Korths will also teach the Eco-friendly Hand Printing Relief Workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, at the gallery.
For more information about the workshops, call 563-0490 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fort Ti offering new tour
TICONDEROGA — Fort Ticonderoga is offering a new in-depth tour of Fort Ticonderoga’s hidden past from 1 to 2:30 p.m. each Thursday through August.
In “History Beneath the Walls,” Fort Curator Christopher Fox will show guests remarkably preserved evidence of the fort’s original structures and some of the systems that keeps the operation running today. The expedition will take visitors into five areas of the fort not accessible to the general public.
Space is limited. Advanced reservations are recommended, or tickets, as available, can be purchased on the day of the tour at the Guest Services Desk in the Log House Welcome Center. Price is $35 per person with regular general admission.
Climbing stairs and passing through narrow spaces is required on this tour, and it is not handicap accessible or appropriate for those who have difficulty walking. The tour will proceed rain or shine.