OASIS hosts various creative activities for all ages and levels of experience throughout the year.
Art & Tea:
" Art and Tea" is a free monthly celebration of the arts and art-making. On the second Tuesday each month, 2-4 p.m., we gather to enjoy a different artist-presented conversation or make-and-take project, along with delicious teatime treats. Art and Tea is open to all adults, but space is limited and we request pre-registration by email to . There is no charge; voluntary donations are gratefully accepted.
Kid's Saturday Activities:
Offering art projects using various techniques for children ages 5-8. We meet once a month, usually the second Saturday of the month from 10:30 - 12:00 AM
The classes are free. The 2020 schedule (first half) has been impacted by the corona virus; as soon as we can, we will publish a revised schedule. This year, Edda will be concentrating on world art.
Preregistration is required by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Art on Wheels:
The OASIS Art on Wheels program has been active since 2017. We take arts and crafts activities to various off-site locations. We worked with the Boys & Girls Club at the Simms Center for a couple of years. This year, we will work with Second Home. The free activities usually result in take-home items, or a more permanent art installation. We welcome donations (materials and/or cash) to support this program. Contact Barbara Camph for more information: 517-219-7826, and email@example.com.
Kids Summer Activities:
Beginning in 2015, OASIS began offering a summer art program for children in the Harrisonburg and Rockingham county area. The activities are free to families and for two years the program was funded by a grant from the Arts’ Council of the Valley.
The age ranges have been from age 5-12+ and classes are relatively small with approximately 10 per class. The teachers are OASIS members and friends of OASIS.
Between eight and ten different activities have been offered each summer and included such activities as painting with beeswax, jewelry making, scrapbooking, quilling, hand-building with clay, photography, journal making, yoga, dance and so much more. In most cases the child leaves the class with the item they created.