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Broadway Gallery

Classes for children and adults are offered through The Broadway Gallery, 1418 Commerce Ave., Longview.

Supply lists are available at the front desk of the gallery. 

To register or for details, visit, call 577-0544, send an email to or stop by the gallery between 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays.

Art scholarships are available for students 7 to 18 years old who are interested in art classes and who are otherwise unable to afford the classes. Forms are available at the gallery or by emailing Susan at

Painting for Fun: 1-3 p.m. (adults) or 3:30-5 p.m. (children) Wednesdays; ages 12 through adult; students paint what they want with guidance; students may bring regular oil paints, but are asked to clean their brushes at home; instructor Susy Halverson; a canvas, up to 18-by-24 inches supplied for all students; 1-7 students per class (all skill levels welcome); $15 per day if use instructor Susy Halverson's supplies; $12 per day if use own supplies.

Kites for Kids: 4-6 p.m. Thursdays, April 26 and May 3; ages 9 and older (parents welcome); make small kites for using outdoors or for decorating a room; kites can be customized with personal favorite colors and shapes; templates available to follow or use imagination; all supplies to assemble will be provide; wear comfortable clothing, aprons provided; bring a snack or drink, if desired; 1-8 students per class; instructor Beth Bailey; $30.

"Glass Has Class" Paint Party: 6-9 p.m. Friday, May 4; ages 18 and older; special Mother's Day gift idea of flowers painted on a wine glass or on a plate; select the flower and colors you like; bring rubber or vinyl gloves to protect hands; aprons and supplies included; light snacks and drinks provided; instructor Beth Bailey; $35 (please pay in advance).

Colored Pencil Exploration: 5-6:30 p.m. Mondays, May 7, 14 and 21; ages 12 through adult; explore various ways to work with colored pencils and learn several layering techniques to give art work some depth and vibrant color; bring own colored pencils, if desired, and a drawing pad; colored pencils will be provided; the first session students will work with techniques and create a small drawing; for the second and third sessions, bring a subject pre-sketched on provided paper; teacher will provide insight into the drawings of techniques that can be used; students also will learn about composition and how that affects the viewer; some previous drawing skills helpful, but not required; most supplies provided; 1-8 students per class; instructor Beth Bailey; $45 for the session of three classes.

Basics in Art for Adults: 10 a.m.-noon Mondays, May 14, 21 and June 4 and 11 (Session 2); ages high school through adult; use tricks to make a painting three-dimensions including lights and drakes, perspective, bright colors vs. duller colors and learning how to use the color wheel; students will be encouraged to paint from actual objects and encouraged to bring objects they would like to paint; wear clothes that can get paint on them; supplies provided by instructor Scott McRae; let instructor know 24 hours in advance if cannot attend a class; 1-6 students per class; $80 per session of four classes.

Learning the Magic of Art for Children: 4-5 p.m. Tuesdays, May 22, June 12, 19 and 26 (Session 2); ages 7-13; create a picture that is made up of three 5- by 7-inch paintings or drawings; each triptych (a series of three paintings) tells a story featuring a beginning, middle and end; finished product can easily be framed with frames found at Michael's; ideas for triptychs: paint a landscape that spans across three picture frames connect an object that reaches through three frames, three views of a trip or experience; wear clothes that can get paint on them; 1-6 students per class; let instructor Scott McRae know 24 hours in advance if can't attend a class; all supplies included; $60 per session of four classes; $15 per class.

— The Daily News


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