Date: 22 Jun – 29 Aug 2019 Category: Experiences, Arts, Family Ticket price: Free Admission: 16:00 – 18:00
Alserkal Avenue’s thejamjar is a community art space offering painting activities, instructor-led workshops and an assorted of various experiences. Right from oil painting to sketching, artists of every level can explore and improve their skills at this interactive studio space.
The thejamjar activities this summer:
June: On 22 June, children ages 7-15 can learn the basics of storytelling for animation and film making with Maha Alshafei, a visual development artist and art director with over a decade of experience.
From 30 June-11 July and 18-29 August, thejamjar is set to host its annual summer camp, where children can learn about different artists and techniques. Offering a great opportunity to experiment with materials and techniques while creating imaginative works in a fun-filled environment.
July: Every Thursday and Saturday, join advanced acrylic techniques classes, where you can work on a solo project or be guided by the instructor. This month, the workshop will explore surrealism inspired by Salvador Dali, Andre Breton, and Marcel Duchamp, among others.
Every Saturday, join the beginner acrylic techniques classes for instructor-led, step-by-step instructions on creating your own work of art.
Ticket price Animation Workshop: AED189 Summer Camp: AED180-1600 Advanced Acrylic Techniques: From AED168 Beginner Acrylic Techniques: From AED168 Admission Animation Workshop (22 June): 15:00 – 17:00 Summer Camp (30 June – 29 August): Various times Advanced Acrylic Techniques: 11:00 -13:00 (Thursdays) & 10:00 – 24:00 (Saturdays) Beginner Acrylic Techniques: 12:30 -14:30 (Thursday)
Founded in 2005, the unique creative space promotes artists and supports the development of Dubai’s arts scene through its extensive arts programme, educational initiatives, and community projects. With a large area of 4000 square foot studio and project space, the region’s very first DIY painting studio presents aspiring painters numerous packages including studio time, canvas and paint. A haven for art lovers, the studio caters for everything you need to make your very own work of art – as well as an inspiring environment accompanied with a comfortable coffee shop and soothing music.
The Jam Jar is a place to allow your inner creativity to unleash. Try out colours and splash them on the canvas. Meet people of the same wavelength and make the most of the friendly, non-judgemental atmosphere to allow your creativity come alive on a blank canvas. An ideal setting for artists of all ages and anyone over the age of 8 is let free unsupervised. Get inspired for your very first piece of art and watch the professionals as the gallery hosts a year-round exhibition – featuring a wide range of artistic mediums from visual arts to film, music and theatre. The Jam Jar has art events throughout the year.
The Jam Jar prides itself on making art accessible to all creating a platform for dialogue and interaction amongst like-minded individuals, artists, writers and creators.
Contact: The Jam Jar 3 17 A Street Unit H74, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz 1 Dubai – United Arab Emirates. P.O. Box: 27554 Tel.: +971 4 341 7303 Fax: +971 4 341 7304 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.thejamjardubai.com
Photo courtesy: www.thejamjardubai.com