Art

The Judi & Allan Schuman Museum Gallery proudly presents exhibitions throughout the 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.

LEVIS JCC SANDLER CENTER | 561-558-2520

JUDI & ALLAN SCHUMAN MUSEUM GALLERY | 561-558-2504


JUDI & ALLAN SCHUMAN MUSEUM GALLERY

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

All exhibitions and opening events are free and open to the public.

Additional generous donors include Ann Gordon, Susan & Seymour Applebaum and the Nathan D. Rosen Museum Gallery Endowment Fund.

WINTER EXHIBITION - Side-by-Side in Old South Beach: Photographs by Gary Monroe and Andy Sweet

January 5 - February 16

This exhibition highlights the work of photographers Gary Monroe and Andy Sweet. Revived in the critically acclaimed documentary film, “The Last Resort” — for the first time, their powerful photos will be displayed side-by-side.

WINTER EXHIBITION - Small Expressions – Handweaver’s Guild of America

February 23 - March 29

Juried showcase of contemporary small-scale works in fiber from acclaimed artisans featuring stunning works by artists from 20 states and 3 countries. Small in scale but visually compelling, HGA’s “Small Expressions” features work that speaks to the intricacy of expression, intimacy of design, thoughtful communication, and visual excitement.

Opening Reception and Presentation
Sunday, March 1, 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Additional related programs TBA


COMING IN SPRING

Holiday Celebrations & Judaica: Levis JCC Pottery Guild Annual Exhibition and Sale

April 5 - May 26

Exhibition spotlights fabulous handmade works in clay created for use in holiday celebrations along with beautiful Judaica pieces on display and available for purchase.

AP Art Students of Rosenblatt High School at Donna Klein Jewish Academy

April 5-27

Student artists will display their advanced placement portfolio artworks that will include drawings, paintings and sculptures. Their artwork is a series of pieces exploring a theme of the artist's choosing.

Opening Reception for both Spring Exhibitions:
Sunday, April 5, 2:00 - 4:00 pm


ART WORKSHOPS

For additional information and registration, call the Sandler Center at 561-558-2520.

Polymer Clay & Mixed Media Collage Workshops with Lori Axelrod

Polymer Clay Jewelry and More
January 22, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm 

Learn how to shape, blend, stamp and embellish the clay to make a bead necklace with black, white and red clay. Learn many tips and techniques to help you achieve a beautifully finished necklace and make future projects.

$65 each workshop, includes materials

Polymer Clay Covered Glass Jar
February 20, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Create an artistic and funky decorative glass jar by learning techniques to condition clay, use stamps to add texture and cutters to make fun shapes. Polymer clay can be used in projects to create jewelry, sculptures, mosaics, cover glass items and/or used with mixed media projects.

$65 includes materials

Creating Decorative Mixed Media Collage Paper
January 8, 1:30 - 4:30 pm 

Spend a few hours learning, creating and playing with paper, acrylic paints, stencils, stamps and pens to make unique collage papers. The papers that you create will be used in your final collage project. Bring any art, embellishments or copies of poems to use in your project.

$45 includes all materials

Telling a Story with Mixed Media Collage
February 3, 1:30 - 4:30 pm

Create a collage with paint, tissue paper, scrapbook papers and other embellishment to tell a personal story about a special event or special people in your life. Bring copies or original photographs and other items that you would like to use in your collage.

$45 includes materials for one 12”x12” piece

Art with A Heart: Mixed Media
March 9, 1:30 - 4:30 pm

Create a personal heart-themed piece of art using acrylic paints, tissue paper, stencils, stamps, markers and pens in this fun class. Bring any embellishments or copies of poems that you would like to use in your project.

$45 includes materials

Fused Glass & Resin Workshops with Wendy Cohen

Fused Glass Jewelry and More
January 9, February 6, March 12, 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Discover the glass fusing process and create unique wearable pieces. Learn how to cut, shape, layer and embellish designs using different types of glass, including dichroic glass, to add pizzazz to your work. Make pendants, pins, earrings, and more. No experience necessary!

$50 includes materials for 2 pieces, each additional piece $10

Resin Pendants: Instant Gratification
February 13, 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Learn to craft 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. Bring very special small shallow objects, photos and memorabilia to use in your design.

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

NEW: Dyed Silk Scarves with Wendy Cohen

January 16 & March 5, 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Create beautiful, wearable silk scarves using an easy and fun tissue paper dying technique.

$50 includes materials 15”x 60” silk scarf and all materials, additional scarf $15

“Small Expressions”- Fiber Arts Workshops

“Tie” Dyeing Silk Scarf with Susan Kurcbart
Friday, February 28, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Create a unique scarf that is easy to make and full of color and designs from men’s ties. Students may bring colorful silk ties to add to their design.

$60 includes materials

Fun Fascinators with Candy Barbag
Friday, March 6, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

This accessory is perfect for special occasions or perhaps even a Royal Wedding. Make your fascinator stunning by learning handcrafting techniques.

$65 includes materials

The Art of Kumihimo with Candy Barbag
Friday, March 13, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Kumihimo is the Japanese art of making braids and its use is limited only by your imagination. This is a wonderful craft to share with children and grandchildren. Traditionally created on a marudai, you will learn on a portable Kumihimo disk that will be yours to keep.

$30 includes materials

Silk Fusion: The Art of Silk Paper with Candy Barbag
Friday, March 20, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Silk fusion is a unique method that bonds silk fibers into a lustrous kind of “felt”, sheer and transparent or thick and opaque. Because the fibers are unspun, silk’s rich luster and texture are captured. You can create versatile pieces of fabric that can form the base for many projects.

$40 includes materials


POTTERY CLASSES

Learn techniques from our experienced instructor, Cynthia Zmetronak. All levels are welcome. Class size is limited. All sessions include free studio time. Clay is available for purchase. Additional $35 supply fee per session. The Pottery Studio has two kilns, eight wheels, a slab roller, and an extruder. The Pottery Class Policy may be obtained at the Sandler Center Front Desk.

All Winter registration - limited availability, call for information.

Spring early registration (current students only) ends February 21; open registration, February 24 - March 27.

Wheel, Hand Building and Clay Sculpting Classes

WINTER

Tuesdays, January 7 - March 24, 12 classes, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm or 1:00 - 4:00 pm
$420, $384 Gold and Platinum Members

Wednesdays, January 8 - March 25, 12 classes, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
$420, $384 Gold and Platinum Members

SPRING

Tuesdays, March 31 - May 26, 9 classes, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm or 1:00 - 4:00 pm
$315, $288 Gold and Platinum Members

Wednesdays, April 1 - May 27, 7 classes (no class 4/8, 4/15), 1:00 - 4:00 pm
$245, $224 Gold and Platinum Members

NEW THIS YEAR: Throwing on the Potter’s Wheel

All levels. Instruction includes centering, altering, lids, handles, faceting, and more. Learn the basics of throwing or improve your basic skills in a wheel only class. Includes wheel only demos. Class is limited to 8 wheel students.

WINTER

Wednesdays, January 8 - March 25, 12 classes, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
$420, $384 Gold and Platinum Members

SPRING

Wednesdays, April 1 - May 27, 7 classes (no class on 4/8, 4/15), 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
$245, $224 Gold and Platinum Members