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Learn New Techniques with Oceanside Museum of Art’s Education Department

Oceanside  CA— The Education Department at Oceanside Museum of Art would like to invite new students to the a variety of classes for adults this spring and summer season. Enjoy the duo of wine and art on May 9, June 18, and August 8 from 6:00-9:00pm.

Join OMA for its special Palate to Palette courses led by local art legend Margaret Chiaro. During this intimate and engaging class, participants will recreate famous works of arts step-by-step with the instructor. This class is designed for the art novice with no experience necessary. All supplies and the first glass are provided.

New! For moms and toddlers beginning Wednesday May 6, June 3, July 1, and August 5 from 9:00-10:30am; OMA invites families with kids under 5-years-old to enjoy the Museum before it opens. Parents, and children in strollers will enjoy a docent tour, and age appropriate art project in OMA’s Studio O of the Van Hunnick Education Center. Children will create their own masterpiece with instructor Corinna Blocker. Moms are invited to enjoy a cup of coffee and light pastries while spending the morning with OMA.

Also, attendees can plan to visit OMA on June 27, 1:30-3:30pm to create handmade journals and decorative covers with artist Liz Sutton. Attendees will create their own accordion or bound books to take home and use. Along with these classes offered at OMA, there are a variety of youth and adult classes available on a regular basis. For information about all the classes offered at the museum, visit www.oma-online.org or call the Education Department at (760) 435-3728.

About Oceanside Museum of Art

Opened in 1995, Oceanside Museum of Art fosters and promotes the study, appreciation, and understanding of art, with special focus on regional art, through its exhibitions, collections, and educational programs. In addition to a progressive exhibition schedule featuring over 15 exhibitions per year, the museum is housed in side-by-side buildings designed by two of Southern California’s most renowned Modernist architects, Irving Gill and Frederick Fisher. The museum is open Tuesday-Saturday 10:00-4:00pm and Sunday 1:00-4:00pm. General admission is $8, $5 for seniors and free for students and military. Admission is free to the public the first Sunday of every month. For more information call (760) 435-3720 or visit www.oma-online.org. The museum is located 704 Pier View Way in downtown Oceanside, California within walking distance from the Oceanside transit center with Amtrak, Coaster, Sprinter and Metrolink stops