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Arts and Crafts Center hosting open house

Posted 3/23/2011   Updated 3/23/2011 Email story   Print story


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3/23/2011 - SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill.  -- The annual Arts and Crafts Center Open House Party is March 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The free event will feature entertaining demonstrations, free drawings, special sales, and free food and refreshments.

Instructors and other skilled artisans will be on hand to demonstrate fine crafts such as stained glass, pottery, weaving, wood-carving, painting, drawing, knitting, wool spinning, basket-making, jewelry, papermaking and more.

While at the party enter drawings for prizes offered by several sponsors, including Amtrak tickets, a Gateway Grizzlies game suite, hotel stays, and others.

Come see firsthand why the Scott Arts and Crafts Center is hailed among the best in the Department of Defense. Besides the largest and most varied class offering in the Air Force, you will find unmatched quality and variety in our framing, engraving, and gift shops, as well as second to none auto and wood shops.

For more information about Arts and Crafts Center activities, class schedules, teaching opportunities and gift selection, call 256-6033, visit or stop by. The Arts and Crafts Center is the Bldg. 1989, directly behind the Commissary.
Oil Painting

Visit a display of oil paintings at the Base Library through April 5 by award-winning artist Tatyana Robberts. Her plein air art include scenes of Scott AFB.

Ms. Robberts was born in Russia and immigrated to America in 2000. She started her professional training at the age of 11, later completing her art education at the art college in the city of Yoshkar-Ola, Russia, earning a degree in Fine Arts and Interior Design. For the past three years, she has created mostly plein air painting in oil, but works in other media as well. Her works can be found throughout Europe and North America.
Silver Jewelry

Visit the display of sculpted silver jewelry at the Base Library through April 15 by award winning artist Tina Cloud. Ms. Cloud's designs are inspired by her world travels and love of the ocean.

Ms. Cloud graduated from college with a degree in fine art. After working for several years in the interior design field, she focused her creative talent on her passion for jewelry. Being a military spouse she found the added benefit of her jewelry art is its portability. Her work has garnered numerous awards and is found adorning proud owners throughout the world.

Visit the Arts and Crafts Center website for sculpted silver jewelry classes offered by Tina Cloud,

9/25/2015 11:02:51 AM ET
Was a graduate of Scott Field Radio School in 1945. Radio Operator AACS MOS 760. Am 89 years old and have fond memories of those days. Do you have any fairly inexpensive gift items Thomas Fletcher 196 S. Main St.Apt 716 Lewistown PA 17044
Thomas Fletcher, Lewistown PA 17044
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