Art

The Nathan D. Rosen Museum Gallery proudly presents several exhibitions each year. The work of local, national and internationally known artists finds a home right here at the Levis JCC Sandler Center, engaging the artist in all of us. The Nathan D. Rosen Museum Gallery is generously underwritten by The Sylvia Rosen Fund.

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NATHAN D. ROSEN MUSEUM GALLERY

Gallery Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, Sunday by appointment

All exhibit openings are open to the public and are free.

The Nathan D. Rosen Museum Gallery is generously underwritten by The Sylvia Rosen Fund and supported by the Nathan D. Rosen Museum Gallery Endowment Fund, Judi & Allan Schuman, Ann Gordon, Susan & Seymour Applebaum and Sylvia & Jerry* Wolens.
*Of Blessed Memory

Late Fall Exhibition

November 18 - January 3

Envisioning Miracles

National Association of Women Artists - Florida Chapter

The National Association of Women Artists (NAWA) fosters public awareness of, and interest in, visual art created by women in the United States. Professional female artists are juried in through the national organization and then become active in their local chapter. The Rosen Gallery welcomes “Envisioning Miracles”, the first NAWA-FL exhibit at the Levis JCC Sandler Center.

Opening Reception: Sunday, November 18, 3:00 - 5:00 pm

3:30 pm Talk by art collector Jan Savarick: The Art of Collecting ...Buy What You Love!

January Exhibition

January 6-30

The Florida Highwaymen

Enjoy works old and new by these celebrated, self-taught and now-acclaimed African American artists known for their widely collected idyllic Florida landscapes.

Opening Reception and Meet & Greet Artists: Sunday, January 6, 6:30 - 8:30 pm

7:00 pm Talk by Florida Humanities Council Speaker Gary Monroe—The Highwaymen: Florida’s African American Landscape Painters


ART WORKSHOPS

NEW! Make a Peek-a-Boo Wine Glass

Friday, January 11, 1:00 - 4:00 pm (prompt start time)

Double paint a wine glass with a secret peek-a-boo image visible only to those who finish their glass of wine. Decorate the outside with a lovely pattern of your choice.

Price: $40 includes wine glass, paint and all materials

NEW! Polymer Clay and Collage with Lori Axelrod

Basic techniques and Polymer Clay Canes

Wednesday, December 5, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

In this one day workshop you will learn some basic techniques about polymer clay and how to stamp, shape and embellish the clay. You will also learn how to make a bull’s eye, jelly roll and black / white strip canes. The canes can be made with two, three or more colors.

Skinner Blend and Flower Canes Workshop

Thursday, January 10, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

In this one day workshop we will explore the magic of the Skinner Blend to make polymer clay canes and how to reduce and shape your canes. The canes can be shaped into rods or sheets and then sliced. Each slice is a beautiful present and can be used to create jewelry, mixed media pieces, and mosaic pieces or used to cover items.

Each workshop is $65 and includes a clay kit and all materials you need.

Mixed Media Collage

Wednesday, December 12, 1:30 - 4:30 pm and/or Thursday, January 24, 1:30 - 4:30 pm

With mixed media there are no boundaries, no limit to what you can use to tell your story. You can layer with gauze, gelato pens, acrylic paint, stamped images, pigment ink, embossing powder and polymer clay (if you attend one of the workshops). Pieces of fiber add a dreamy iridescence. Supplies are included, but bring your own memorabilia to incorporate into your collage and make it very personal to you.

Each workshop is $45 and includes materials, plus your own personal item

Silk Scarf Painting with Connie Byrd

Friday, January 25 and Tuesday, January 29, 1:30 - 4:30 pm

Whether you are an accomplished artist or novice these workshops offer the opportunity to create one-of-a-kind scarfs (sizes below) for your own collection or as gifts. These workshops provide the option of creating your own design using the salt technique or choosing from a wide array of designs to customize your own scarf. Learn the basics of choosing your color palette, manipulating the paint and water on silk and adding variation to enhance your colors.

$50 per class includes one small scarf (15” X 60”) and supplies* or $65 per class includes one large scarf (22” X 88”) and supplies*

*No member discounts.

Resin and Fused Glass Workshops with Wendy Cohen

Resin

Thursday, December 20, 1:30 - 4:00 pm and Monday, January 14, 1:30 - 4:00 pm

Create unique pendants by incorporating charms, glitter, glass and other decorative items in different shaped settings. Resin will be used to finish the pieces to look like glass. You can bring very small shallow objects and images to use in your design. Wear your complete work of art right away!

Workshop is $50, includes all materials to make two (2) finished pieces and one silk cord. *$10 per additional piece.

Fused Glass

Wednesday, January 16, 1:30 - 4:00 pm

Create your own fused glass pendant or pin. Design and assemble glass into artistic patterns using different types of glass to add pizzazz to your work. Your pieces will be fired and finished for you by week’s end.

Each workshop is $50, which includes all materials to make two (2) finished pieces and one silk cord. *$10 per additional piece.

Advanced Two-Day Course

Monday, March 4 and Wednesday, March 6, 1:00 - 5:00 pm

Make your own pendants and earrings, or a flat night light. Includes an overview of glass fusion, a demo of glass design techniques and a hands on session where you make jewelry. Learn about cutting, shaping, combining and layering glass into artistic patterns and the use of dichroic glass to add pizzazz to your jewelry!

To take this class, you must have already taken a resin or fused glass workshop with Wendy Cohen in either 2017-2018 or 2018-2019.

Cost: $85 for a 2-day session, including tools and materials.


POTTERY ON THE WHEEL, HAND BUILDING AND CLAY SCULPTING

Learn techniques from our experienced instructor. Cynthia Zmetronak has a Master’s degree from FAU in art education and technology; she continues her clay and glass studies and learning at Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina. Her works can be found on display in Lake Worth’s Artisans on the Avenue, a cooperative gallery. All levels are welcome. All sessions include free studio time. Basic tools are available for student use. Clay is available for purchase. The Pottery Studio has two kilns, eight wheels, a slab roller, and an extruder. Additional $25 supply fee per session.

Fall Session

October 8 - December 19; 11 classes

Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm; Tuesday, 6:00 - 9:00 pm

  • Monday, October 8 - December 17
  • Tuesday, October 9 - December 18
  • Wednesday, October 10 - December 19

$385; $352 Gold and Platinum Members

Winter Session

January - March, Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm; Tuesday, 6:00 to 9:00 pm

  • Monday, January 7 - March 25; 10 classes (no class on 1/21, 2/18)
    $350; $320 Gold and Platinum Members
  • Tuesday, January 8 - March 26; 12 classes
    $420; $384 Gold and Platinum Members
  • Wednesday, January 2 - March 27; 13 classes
    $455; $416 Gold and Platinum Members

Spring Session

April - May

Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm; Tuesday, 6:00 to 9:00 pm

  • Monday, April 1 - May 20; 8 classes
    $280; $256 Gold and Platinum Members
  • Tuesday, April 2 - May 28; 9 classes
    $315; $288 Gold and Platinum Members
  • Wednesday, April 3 - May 29; 9 classes
    $315; $288 Gold and Platinum Members