SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY
Nov
25
9:30 AM09:30

SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY

Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses across the country. Founded by American Express in 2010, this day is celebrated every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. This year, Small Business Saturday is on November 25th. For more details check out this link: https://www.americanexpress.com/us/small-business/shop-small/?linknav=us-open-shopsmall-globalheader-sslogo 

Howard's is celebrating Small Business Saturday by offering a 20% off sale off all art supplies and drafting supplies and a $79.95 special on custom framing.*

We also will be offering higher discounts on select items and closing-out over 25 other products.

Stop in before Small Business Saturday and enter our Holiday Giveaway (valued over $250). Click this link for more details: https://www.facebook.com/Howardsart/photos/a.10151766168302130.1073741827.275443592129/10154772868502130/?type=3&theater

We look forward to seeing you!

 

*Some limitations may apply.

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Art for the Animals Tail-End Reception & Awards Ceremony
Oct
21
6:30 PM18:30

Art for the Animals Tail-End Reception & Awards Ceremony

This is our 12th year doing Art for the Animals. This year all proceeds go to the Humane Society of Washington County. All artwork was donated by our wonderful participants and then framed by Howard's. The Tail-End reception is your last chance to make sure you get the piece of artwork you had your eye on. The silent auction will end at EXACTLY 7:30pm. Also, Howard's will be announcing and handing out prizes to the artists who were popular choice & judge's choice award winners.

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Creative Acrylic Painting Class
Oct
12
10:00 AM10:00

Creative Acrylic Painting Class

Explore the beauty of acrylic paint in a relaxed, fun and informative atmosphere. The class is open to all levels, from aspiring beginners to advanced artists. We will warm up our brushes with small projects designed to spark our creativity and learn/review techniques. Expect to work on at least one major painting. Bring your questions and ideas to share.

Acrylic paint spatter is permanent! Please wear old clothes or an apron.

Class Dates: Thurdays, Oct. 12th - Nov. 16th

Times: 10am-Noon

Ages: 14-Adult

Cost: $125 +$120 supply kit (supplies may also be purchased separately)

Duration: 6 weeks

Teacher: Jennie Avila(Read more about Jennie Avila here and see her artwork here.)
 

10 % OFF Supplies for Howard's Students
When you sign up for a class at Howard's we will provide you with a 10% off card that will be valid through the duration of the class on art supply purchases.

Call or stop in with payment to reserve your spot. (Limited space available.) 

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Art for the Animals Opening Reception
Sep
30
6:30 PM18:30

Art for the Animals Opening Reception

This is our 12th year doing Art for the Animals. This year all proceeds go to the Humane Society of Washington County. The opening reception kicks off the silent auction. All artwork was donated by our wonderful participants and then framed by Howard's. The silent auction will run from Sept. 30th - Oct. 21st where it will end at EXACTLY 7:30pm. Popular choice voting will run from Sept. 30th - Oct. 14th. Stop in and check out these awesome works of art!

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Art for the Animals Silent Auction
Sep
30
to Oct 21

Art for the Animals Silent Auction

This is our 12th year doing Art for the Animals. This year all proceeds go to the Humane Society of Washington County. The opening reception kicks off the silent auction. All artwork was donated by our wonderful participants and then framed by Howard's. The silent auction will run from Sept. 30th - Oct. 21st where it will end at EXACTLY 7:30pm. Popular choice voting will run from Sept. 30th - Oct. 14th. Stop in and check out these awesome works of art!

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Oil Pastel Landscape Class
Sep
18
12:30 PM12:30

Oil Pastel Landscape Class

This class will teach the basic concepts of landscape starting with composition and color. Oil pastel instruction of trees, rocks, water, etc. will be demonstrated and practiced. We will complete one piece of artwork together and then will work on individual pieces of the students choice.

Class Dates: Mondays, Sept. 18th - Oct. 23rd

Times: 12:30-2:30pm

Ages: 13-Adult

Cost: $85 +supplies

Duration: 6 weeks

Teacher: Carolyn Baker(Read more about Carolyn Baker here.)

10 % OFF Supplies for Howard's Students
When you sign up for a class at Howard's we will provide you with a 10% off card that will be valid through the duration of the class on art supply purchases.

Call or stop in with payment to reserve your spot. (Limited space available.) 

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Drawing Basics Class
Sep
18
10:00 AM10:00

Drawing Basics Class

"It's all about the shapes"

 This class is designed for beginners. If you have ever said I can't draw, this class is for you. We will be concentrating on shapes, light direction and understanding basic perspective.

Class Dates: Mondays, Sept. 18th - Oct. 23rd

Times: 10am-Noon

Ages: 13-Adult

Cost: $85 + $40 supply kit (supplies may also be purchased separately)
Duration: 6 weeks

Teacher: Carolyn Baker(Read more about Carolyn Baker here.)
 

10 % OFF Supplies for Howard's Students
When you sign up for a class at Howard's we will provide you with a 10% off card that will be valid through the duration of the class on art supply purchases.

Call or stop in with payment to reserve your spot. (Limited space available.) 

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Chalk Pastel Animals Class
Aug
21
10:00 AM10:00

Chalk Pastel Animals Class

This class is designed for beginners who wish to learn to create various textures and fine detail techniques associated with chalk pastels. Each student will create their own animal portrait of choice.

Start Date: Monday, August 21st

Times: 10am-Noon

Ages: 13-Adult

Cost: $85 +supplies
Duration: 6 weeks (skipping Labor Day week)

Teacher: Carolyn Baker(Read more about Carolyn Baker here.)
 

Call or stop in with payment to reserve your spot. (Limited space available.) 

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Artist Social & Airbrush Demo
Jul
29
6:00 PM18:00

Artist Social & Airbrush Demo

Draw, paint, doodle, mingle, socialize, munch, learn, HAVE FUN! This will be Howard's second artist social. The first one was so much fun we wanted to have another one! This is a FREE event where everyone can just relax and work on some artwork together! For this artist social we will also have David Monet doing an airbrush demonstration. If you don't know him, you may recognize his work; he painted the butterfly in front of the Maryland Theatre. We will have tables set up and a few snacks. Invite your friends and make it a night!

RSVP at the link below if you have facebook:
 

https://www.facebook.com/events/1368291303261532

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Prismacolor Portrait Class
Jun
12
10:00 AM10:00

Prismacolor Portrait Class

This class is designed for beginners who want to learn about creating skin tones and realistic portraits using colored pencils. You will receive explanation and guidance with color theory and will learn several handy techniques for using your Prismacolor pencils.

 

Start Date: Monday, June 12th

Times: 10am-Noon

Ages: 13-Adult

Cost: $85 +supplies

Duration: 6 weeks (skipping July 4th week)

Teacher: Carolyn Baker (Read more about Carolyn Baker here.)

Call or stop in with payment to reserve your spot.
(Limited space available.) 
When you sign up for a class at Howard's we will provide you with a 10% off card that will be valid through the duration of the class on art supply purchases.
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Drawing Basics Class (evening)
Apr
24
7:00 PM19:00

Drawing Basics Class (evening)

(Likely will be cancelled due to it being empty currently)

"It's all about the shapes"

This class is designed for beginners. If you have ever said I can't draw, this class is for you. We will be concentrating on shapes, light direction and understanding basic perspective.
 

Start Date: Monday, April 24th

Times: 10am-Noon or 7pm-9pm

Ages: 13-Adult

Cost: $85 +supplies

Duration: 6 weeks (skipping Memorial Day)

Teacher: Carolyn Baker (Read more about Carolyn Baker here.)

Call or stop in with payment to reserve your spot.
(Limited space available.) 
When you sign up for a class at Howard's we will provide you with a 10% off card that will be valid through the duration of the class on art supply purchases.
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Drawing Basics Class (morning)
Apr
24
10:00 AM10:00

Drawing Basics Class (morning)

"It's all about the shapes"

This class is designed for beginners. If you have ever said I can't draw, this class is for you. We will be concentrating on shapes, light direction and understanding basic perspective.
 

Start Date: Monday, April 24th

Times: 10am-Noon or 7pm-9pm

Ages: 13-Adult

Cost: $85 +supplies

Duration: 6 weeks (skipping Memorial Day)

Teacher: Carolyn Baker (Read more about Carolyn Baker here.)

Call or stop in with payment to reserve your spot.
(Limited space available.) 
When you sign up for a class at Howard's we will provide you with a 10% off card that will be valid through the duration of the class on art supply purchases.
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Artist Social
Mar
18
6:00 PM18:00

Artist Social

Draw, paint, doodle, mingle, socialize, munch, HAVE FUN!
Howard's has joined forces with the Hagerstown Artist Group and we wanted to host an event where everyone can just relax and work on some artwork together! We will have tables set up and a few snacks. Invite your friends and make it a night!

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Ukrainian Egg Workshop
Mar
11
1:00 PM13:00

Ukrainian Egg Workshop

Learn How to Make Ukrainian Eggs!

Join us for a

Ukrainian Egg Workshop


Saturday, March 11th

10am - Noon or 1pm - 3pm

 

$20.00 per person
(all supplies included, fee due at sign up) 


This is a two hour workshop where you will learn how to make your own Ukrainian Eggs.  It teaches you the basics of how to use the equipment, what you'll need to get started, and a few tips here and there that you won't have to figure out the hard way.

  Sign Up Now!

Stop in or call 301-733-2722  

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Ukrainian Egg Workshop
Mar
11
10:00 AM10:00

Ukrainian Egg Workshop

Learn How to Make Ukrainian Eggs!

Join us for a

Ukrainian Egg Workshop


Saturday, March 11th

10am - Noon or 1pm - 3pm

 

$20.00 per person
(all supplies included, fee due at sign up) 


This is a two hour workshop where you will learn how to make your own Ukrainian Eggs.  It teaches you the basics of how to use the equipment, what you'll need to get started, and a few tips here and there that you won't have to figure out the hard way.

  Sign Up Now!

Stop in or call 301-733-2722  

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