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Art on the Island: Oil Pastel Butterfly

June 24

“Art on the Island” is a series of outdoor themed painting parties made possible by The Parkersburg Art Center. The outdoor themed painting party on Thursday, June 24, 2021, is Art on the Island: Oil Pastel Butterfly. Painting parties at Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park are posted to the Parkersburg Art Center website.

“Oil Pastel Butterfly” is the theme for this class. Oil pastels on a black background will make your butterfly flutter right off the canvas! Jessie your instructor will also introduce the use of turpenoid to create a painterly effect.

Enjoy a day painting. Cost is $40 (includes materials, instruction and a boat ticket). The outdoor instruction and class starts at 1:00 p.m. The activity is fee-based with advanced registration, information, and and payment available at parkersburgartcenter.org or calling 304-485-3859. The fee includes the sternwheeler trip to the historic island.

The Art Center is supported with financial assistance from the WV Division of Culture and History and the National Endowment for the Arts, with approval from the WV Commission on the Arts. The Art Center is also supported by memberships and many generous contributors. The Art Center is a nonprofit, non-government organization. Art on the Island is a cooperative program with Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park.


June 24


Blennerhassett State Park
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