Know Gardens – Color & Light in Monet’s Gardens at BJCC

Becky Johnson Community Center 412 SW 8th Street, Redmond

Explore Monet's gardens with Jason Lamb, art history professor at COCC. Perhaps the most important leader of the Impressionist movement, Claude Monet was one of the first artists to create paintings almost entirely outside, in the open air. His fascination with the optical effects of color and light led to some of the most innovative …

Mother’s Day Card Making

Becky Johnson Community Center 412 SW 8th Street, Redmond

Registration is required. Iris folding is thought to have originated in Holland in the 1900s. Strips of folded paper are taped into place over a pattern, creating a spiraling design that resembles the iris diaphragm of a camera. Participants will create a design from colorful papers and cardstock suitable for use as a card or …

Myth and Magic in Everyday Life – Understanding Magical Realism at BJCC

Becky Johnson Community Center 412 SW 8th Street, Redmond

Explore magical realism and the genre's influence on literature. Join us for an engaging presentation on the literary genre of magical realism. We will explore the key characteristics of this unique style of storytelling that blends realistic settings and characters with elements of fantasy and myth. Magical realism arose in Latin American literature in the …