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Art Thrives: Printmaking (Ages 55 and Up)

Tue, March 7th, 2023 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until Tue, April 25th, 2023

NOMA’s Art Thrives program creates opportunities exclusively for adults ages 55 and up to learn new skills while building community and having fun in the process. In conjunction with Black Orpheus: Jacob Lawrence and the Mbari Club, on view through May 7, we invite you to join us for an eight-session printmaking course.

Over eight weeks, participants will work with teaching artist, Belinda Tanno, and museum staff, to learn the tools, processes, media, and techniques of printmaking, while examining prints in the museum’s extensive collection. Activities will include block printing using linocut tools, mono-printing on gelee plates, and mini journal making.

No printmaking experience or prior knowledge is necessary to participate. Space is limited and advanced registration is required.

Please contact jrjohnson@noma.org or 504.658.4140 for more information or to inquire about future Art Thrives programs

$160 for the entire course | $120 for members

This program is currently at capacity.

Additional Program Information

Program Schedule

Tuesdays, March 7–April 25, 2–4 pm

Participants are expected to attend all 8 sessions of this course.

What You’ll Need

Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes that you wouldn’t mind getting messy. Aprons will be provided.

What You’ll Get

Registration includes writing utensils, sketch books for recording observations, and the finished prints you’ll make throughout the course.

Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance is available on a first come, first served basis. Please complete a brief form requesting financial assistance, and a staff member will reach out to you soon.

Apply for Financial Assistance

About Belinda Tanno

Belinda Tanno has been an arts educator for 35 years. She has taught in the public school system for 20 years, and Noma for a total of 9 years. Currently, she teaches in a private school in New Orleans. She has taught printmaking, ceramics, drawing, and painting, and has shown her work in over 60 exhibitions in her career. She is a graduate of Cal State Fullerton with an MA and BFA in visual arts.

NOMA’s Art Thrives programs are supported by E.A. Michelson Philanthropy.


Tue, March 7th, 2023
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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