There is a new business in town, “A Mixed Bag of Art” and it’s bound to add a lot of fun and vibrance to the Shuswap community! Rayna Vanderhoek has opened a studio in Sorrento where she will be offering classes, collaborating with other artists and artisans, and creating a lot of fun! Rayna says “It will be a place for the young and young at heart!”
Some of the programming planned includes a program called Paint and Play for ages 3 – 4 on Wednesday mornings; after school programs; Saturday afternoon classes for adult and young adults, and evening classes with some guest instructors!
The shop opens on Feb 5th, 2020, from 10 – 4 pm. Located in Shoppers Plaza, Sorrento! Wednesday to Saturday for the winter. Stop in and check out what fun you may be interested in!
2020 brings new ideas and hopes to each of us. Whether it to start a good habit or learn a different skill, something about a new year brings inspiration to try something new. There are lots of benefits to trying out a new art class! Deane Alban writes in her article “The Mental Health Benefit of Arts are for Everyone”, ..”Creating art relieves stress, encourages creative thinking, increases brain plasticity, and imparts other mental health benefits. And anyone can do art. ” You can read more about her article in this link. Health Benefits of Art
If trying out art is what you are thinking about doing this year, there are a myriad of options happening this year right here in the Shuswap. Check out some of these options! View art events on https://artintheshuswap.com/events/