Edited by Emilee Sousa
Do you have an artistic background in drawing and painting?
If so, the New Haven Museum
beginning a distinctive open-air six-week painting course that might interest you.
Inspired by Morris Cove, this painting course will be led by
Steven DiGiovanni, museum officials said in a release.
Members of this course will convene at different locations
in the Morris Cove neighborhood of New Haven, according to the release. Participants
will be able to creatively use these local landmarks to explore human
relationships with their surroundings, the release said.
The course will begin July 14. Each class will run
from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30pm.
It is recommended that participants have some prior
experience with drawing and painting, the release said.
To be a part of this innovative six-week course, it will
cost $185 per person. If you are a member of the New Haven Museum, it will cost
$175 per person. Pre- registration is required. To register, contact Michelle
Cheng at (203) 562-4183 x11 or email@example.com
This course includes six unique sessions, the first two
convening at Lighthouse Point Park. The third session will take place at the
Fort Hale Park. The final three will be based at the Pardee-Morris House,
located at 325 Lighthouse Road.
Bring a soft pencil, kneaded eraser, 9x12 or larger drawing
pad or sketchbook as well as a camera to the first session.
Please be aware that there might be parking fees at Lighthouse
Point Park. Street parking is available nearby the park. There is no entrance
free for the park.
The instructor of this six-week course, Steven
DiGiovanni, is a professional artist and instructor who resides and works in
New Haven, according to the release.
His artwork has been displayed throughout Connecticut,
Massachusetts, and New York. It can be found in private collections, at Yale
University, and the New Britain Museum of American Art, the release said. The
New York Times and Art New England are two of the many publications that his
work and exhibitions have been analyzed in, according to the release.
An educator as well, DiGiovanni currently teaches at the
Creative Arts Workshop in New Haven. He holds the position as the head of the
Drawing and Painting Department, the release said. He also works as an adjunct
professor at Norwalk Community College.
A special thank from the Museum is given to the Creative
Arts Workshop for their assistance in this program, the release said.
From June 3 to August 26, the Pardee-Morris House will be
open free of charge every Sunday from noon to 5pm.
Founded as the New Haven Colony Historical Society in 1862,
The New Haven Museum is located in downtown New Haven at 114 Whitney Ave.
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