First Friday: March Family Art Night

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For Immediate Release: February 26, 2018

It is that time of year again, there will be another memorable and inspiring evening for your family and you. Plan to attend the First Friday: “Family Art Night” sponsored by the Office of the Arts on Friday, March 2 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Durant Arts Center, 1605 Cameron St.

A “meet and greet” begins at 6 p.m. Pizza, soda and water will be on hand, complements of the Office of the Arts. Art activities begin at 6:30 p.m. No experience necessary.  Reservations are $9 per person. Children under 5 years old are free. Children must be accompanied by one adult.

Reservation includes one (1) art experience, art supplies, pizza and soda. You have two art experiences to choose from: 

  1. Paint with Patrick Kirwin - Ages 5 and up with adult. 
    Do you love to paint? No experience necessary - Patrick will guide you through painting your very own masterpiece. Take your masterpiece home at the end of the evening. Limit: 50 people (Activity # 355202.04)
  2. Create a clay sculpture with Teresa Brunson - Ages 5 and up with adult. 
    New at the Family Art Night is an opportunity to create a clay sculpture.  Teresa will guide you through creating a unique sculpture. The sculpture can be given as a gift, or you can showcase it in your house. Limit: 20 people (Activity # 355202.05)

Register on line by visiting and select the activity number.

The “Family Art Night” is part of the “First Fridays” Series. The Series is a project of the Office of the Arts, a division of the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities.

For additional further information, please contact Cheryl Anne Colton at 703.746.5565 or email or visit

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