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CELEBRATE ST. JAMES GALLERY PRESENTS

Community Youth
Art Exhibit

Featuring the work of Students from

Smithtown High School East & The Knox School

Opening Reception,
Sunday, December 4th
At the St. James Community Cultural Arts Center
176 Second Street, St. James, New York
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Smithtown High School East Reception: 11am-1pm

The Knox School Reception: 1pm - 3pm

Exhibit on display until December 26th 

Tues, Wed, Thurs, Sat & Sun from 10am-3pm 

For information call or text 631-984-0201

NEXT EVENT

CHILDREN'S
HOLIDAY PARTY

Featuring photos with Santa & Mrs. Claus, a Holiday Sing-a-Long with Nicky Loiodice and story time & decorating cookies with local author of “My Favorite Day of the Year”, Jessica DeGorter.

Saturday, December 10, 2022

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VIRTUAL BOOK CLUB

My Life Through Food 
by Stanley Tucci

Tuesday, December 20, 7:30PM

Monthly Virtual Book Club

Everyone is welcome!

The discussions are lively and informative, even if you haven’t read the book!

Email celebratestjames@gmail.com

for the zoom link.

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Open House & Tours 

Experience our vision for 

The St. James Community Cultural Arts Center,

Theater and Outdoor Plaza 

Art Exhibit | Movie Museum | Gift Shop

176 Second Street, St. James

Tours available by appointment: 

Tuesdays through Thursdays, Saturdays & Sundays 10 am to 3 pm

Call or Text 631-984-0201

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  • Children’s Holiday Party - Afternoon Session
    Sat, Dec 10
    St James Community Cultural Arts Center
    Dec 10, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
    St James Community Cultural Arts Center , 176 2nd St, St James, NY 11780, USA
    Children’s Holiday Party - Afternoon Session featuring photos with Santa, a Holiday Sing-a-Long with Nicky Loiodice and decorating Sugar Cookies with the author of “My Favorite Day of the Year”, Jessica DeGorter. Two separate sessions : get tickets for 10am to 12pm or 1:30pm to 3:30pm
  • Drawing Classes
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Jan 03
    St.James Community Cultural Arts Center
    Jan 03, 2023, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    St.James Community Cultural Arts Center , 176 2nd St, St James, NY 11780, USA
    Drawing: Tuesdays, January 3rd - February 7th, 11AM-1PM, Learn various drawing techniques and experiment with different ways of achieving the kind of drawing you will be proud of. See homepage for the full class description and supply list.
  • Watercolor/Gouache Painting
    Wed, Jan 04
    St James Community Cultural Arts Center
    Jan 04, 2023, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    St James Community Cultural Arts Center , 176 2nd St, St James, NY 11780, USA
    2 hour classes - 6 sessions - $175.00 Painting: Wednesdays, January 4th - February 7th 11AM-1PM Learn to use Gouache/Watercolor paints and watercolor paper in a friendly, relaxed, atmosphere. Just bring your supplies, reference photos to work from, and your enthusiasm.
  • Children’s Holiday Party - Morning Session
    Sat, Dec 10
    St James Community Cultural Arts Center
    Dec 10, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    St James Community Cultural Arts Center , 176 2nd St, St James, NY 11780, USA
    Children’s Holiday Party - featuring photos with Santa, a Holiday Sing-a-Long with Nicky Loiodice and decorating Sugar Cookies with the author of “My Favorite Day of the Year”, Jessica DeGorter. Two separate sessions : get tickets for morning 10am to 12pm or afternoon 1:30pm to 3:30pm
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Art Classes For Adults 

Drawing and Painting Classes - Beginning in January 

Instructor, Professor Beth Drucker is a Designer, Illustrator and Writer. She has taught at Parson’s The New School of Design, F I T, Nassau CC, the Art League of Long Island plus many others.

2 hour classes - 6 sessions - $175.00 - 11AM-1PM

Drawing: Tuesdays, January 3rd - February 7th

Painting: Wednesdays, January 4th - February 8th

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Drawing

Learn various drawing techniques and experiment with different ways of achieving the kind of drawing you will be proud of. We will cover the basics to start, so skill level is not important, just bring your enthusiasm, your supplies, and your love of art. The instructor will help each one of you individually.

This class is dedicated to teaching drawing in a fun and relaxed atmosphere, so you can develop the confidence you need.

Drawing Supplies:

  • 4B or Ebony Pencils

  • Sketchbook at least 11” X 14”

  • Kneaded eraser and paper blending sticks

  • Reference pics (example pictures to draw from).

Watercolor/Gouache Painting

Learn to use Gouache/Watercolor paints and watercolor paper in a friendly, relaxed, atmosphere. Just bring your supplies, reference photos to work from, and your enthusiasm. We will cover how to use your supplies, and learn some basic color theory as well. You will not believe the progress you can make in six two-hour sessions. Have fun while learning to paint. Skill level is not important.

Painting Supplies

  • Watercolor pad at least 11” X 14

  • ”Windsor & Newton™ Basic Gouache Tube Paint Set - Blk., Wht., Red, Yellow, and Blue, and an additional tube of Burnt Sienna.

  • At least three watercolor brushes to start. A flat wash brush, (about 3/4” wide) round brush size 6, and a small detail brush.

  • Rag, small sponge (make-up sponges are best)

  • Water container and paint palette.

  • Color Wheel

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Located at the St. James Community Cultural Arts Center

176 Second Street, St. James, New York

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Thank You for becoming a supporting member. Your membership helps Celebrate St. James to continue to provide no cost and low cost events for our community that highlight the town's wonderful history as well as fun and inviting events in art, music, theater and more. 

WHY BECOME A MEMBER?

 You will be actively supporting our mission to preserve and celebrate St. James’ rich history and inspire an appreciation and knowledge of the arts in our community. You will be supporting the revitalization of the historic Lake Avenue Cultural and Arts District.  You will be informed about upcoming events sponsored by Celebrate St. James at the St. James Community Cultural Arts Center at 176 Second Street, St. James and at Celebrate Park on Lake Avenue! Support our vision to "Save the Theatre," as we transform the iconic Calderone Theater building at 176 Second Street, St. James into a gathering place for fun and entertainment - while preserving this historical treasure in our town and creating a legacy for the future.

Events Calendar

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Virtual Book Club- Taste: My Life through Food by Stanley Tucci
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Contact Us:

We are located at 

176 Second Street, St. James, NY

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