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The Art Bodega

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2407 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571 United States
309-431-1307

May 2022

Wheel Throwing, Beginners Welcome

Friday May 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Art Bodega, 2407 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571 United States
$35.00
A FEW LEFT

Bring out your inner GHOST, and get your hands dirty in this wheel throwing class. We won't be channeling Patrick Swayze but you will learn now to make your own pottery piece by using a electric wheel. It is fun, and a little dirty so wear your grubby clothes and grab a friend for the most fun you have had lately on a weekend night!

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Watercolor Sea Turtle Plate

Friday May 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Art Bodega, 2407 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571 United States
$20.00

Join us for this fun, easy and versatile ceramic project.  We have step by step instructions to make this beautiful Folk Style Bunny piece.  You can chose any flat bisque piece, bowls, plates, platter, plaques whatever you are feeling when you come to the class, of course you will choose colors too.  We will be sharing some fun techniques to create all the details!

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Difficulty: Moderate

Wheel Throwing, Beginners Welcome

Saturday May 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Art Bodega, 2407 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571 United States
$35.00
SOLD OUT

Bring out your inner GHOST, and get your hands dirty in this wheel throwing class. We won't be channeling Patrick Swayze but you will learn now to make your own pottery piece by using a electric wheel. It is fun, and a little dirty so wear your grubby clothes and grab a friend for the most fun you have had lately on a weekend night!

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Leaf Dish

Sunday May 29 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
The Art Bodega, 2407 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571 United States
$40.00
A FEW LEFT

We will be making two of these leaf dishes by hand from clay.  We have lots of texture options and will help you all along the way how to make your very own stoneware dishes.

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Difficulty: Moderate

June 2022

Wheel Throwing, Beginners Welcome

Friday June 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Art Bodega, 2407 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571 United States
$35.00
A FEW LEFT

Bring out your inner GHOST, and get your hands dirty in this wheel throwing class. We won't be channeling Patrick Swayze but you will learn now to make your own pottery piece by using a electric wheel. It is fun, and a little dirty so wear your grubby clothes and grab a friend for the most fun you have had lately on a weekend night!

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Moonlight Stroll

Friday June 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Art Bodega, 2407 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571 United States
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$35.00

Add some color and whimsy to your home with this adorable little snail!

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Difficulty: Easy

Wheel Throwing, Beginners Welcome

Saturday June 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Art Bodega, 2407 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571 United States
$35.00
A FEW LEFT

Bring out your inner GHOST, and get your hands dirty in this wheel throwing class. We won't be channeling Patrick Swayze but you will learn now to make your own pottery piece by using a electric wheel. It is fun, and a little dirty so wear your grubby clothes and grab a friend for the most fun you have had lately on a weekend night!

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Bee Happy

Saturday June 4 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Art Bodega, 2407 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571 United States
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$35.00

A fresh look at a classic subject, Bee Happy is fun and full of color!

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Difficulty: Easy

Mini Succulent Planters

Sunday June 5 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
The Art Bodega, 2407 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571 United States
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$45.00

A fresh look at a classic subject, Bee Happy is fun and full of color!

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Difficulty: Easy

Summer Kids Art Camp — Week 1 ALOHA

Monday June 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until June 10, 2022

The Art Bodega, 2407 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571 United States
$220.00

It's Beach time at the Bodega. This kids camp is full of lots of art projects all centered around the ocean, tropical islands and the sea animals and culture of the tropics. Wear your flip flops and sun glasses and join us for a week of creative FUN!

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Washington Library Book Fair. On Location

Monday June 6 @ 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Art Bodega, 2407 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571 United States

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Watercolor Sea Turtle Plate

Thursday June 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Art Bodega, 2407 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571 United States
$20.00

Join us for this fun, easy and versatile ceramic project.  We have step by step instructions to make this beautiful Folk Style Bunny piece.  You can chose any flat bisque piece, bowls, plates, platter, plaques whatever you are feeling when you come to the class, of course you will choose colors too.  We will be sharing some fun techniques to create all the details!

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Difficulty: Moderate

Wheel Throwing, Beginners Welcome

Friday June 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Art Bodega, 2407 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571 United States
$35.00
A FEW LEFT

Bring out your inner GHOST, and get your hands dirty in this wheel throwing class. We won't be channeling Patrick Swayze but you will learn now to make your own pottery piece by using a electric wheel. It is fun, and a little dirty so wear your grubby clothes and grab a friend for the most fun you have had lately on a weekend night!

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Wheel Throwing, Beginners Welcome

Saturday June 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Art Bodega, 2407 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571 United States
$35.00
A FEW LEFT

Bring out your inner GHOST, and get your hands dirty in this wheel throwing class. We won't be channeling Patrick Swayze but you will learn now to make your own pottery piece by using a electric wheel. It is fun, and a little dirty so wear your grubby clothes and grab a friend for the most fun you have had lately on a weekend night!

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Morning Pasture

Saturday June 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Art Bodega, 2407 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571 United States
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$35.00

Who doesn't love horses? Join us for this serene pasture painting featuring a beautiful white horse.

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Difficulty: Easy

Mushroom Making

Sunday June 12 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
The Art Bodega, 2407 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571 United States
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$40.00

Come join us for hand making these adorable mushrooms that would be perfect for any garden or home! We will be making 2 mushrooms out of earthenware clay. They will need to be dried and fired before you can come back to glaze them.

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Difficulty: Easy

Summer Kids’ Art Camp – WEEK 2 – WIZARD WORLD

Monday June 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until June 17, 2022

The Art Bodega, 2407 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571 United States
$220.00

Ok HP kids and kids who love wizards, dragons, witches, and goblins...this is the art camp for you! We will have lots of awesome art projects to create so bring your wands, and plenty of imagination to this weeks camp.

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Kids Summer Wet Clay-Wheel Throwing Camp

Monday June 13 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:30 am, repeating until June 16, 2022

The Art Bodega, 2407 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571 United States
$175.00
A FEW LEFT

Kids will learn the fundamentals of making pottery with wet clay in this fun and messy camp! There will be hand-building techniques, experimenting with creative sculpture projects, make useful items like cups and bowls, and try throwing pottery on a pottery wheel.  We will have two themes and two sessions of each class.   Waitlists for each camp could result in a second afternoon session!!

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Difficulty: Moderate

Tripod Planter

Thursday June 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Art Bodega, 2407 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571 United States
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$30.00

Come join us for hand making this adorable tripod planter. We will be making 1 planter that is about 4" wide. We will be creating the planter one day then it will need to stay and be fired in one of our kilns and then you can come back and glaze it!

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Difficulty: Easy

Wheel Throwing, Beginners Welcome

Friday June 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Art Bodega, 2407 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571 United States
$35.00
A FEW LEFT

Bring out your inner GHOST, and get your hands dirty in this wheel throwing class. We won't be channeling Patrick Swayze but you will learn now to make your own pottery piece by using a electric wheel. It is fun, and a little dirty so wear your grubby clothes and grab a friend for the most fun you have had lately on a weekend night!

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Bovine Beauty

Friday June 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Art Bodega, 2407 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571 United States
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$35.00

Moooove to the studio to get to this next painting of our Barnyard Beauty

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Difficulty: Easy

Wheel Throwing, Beginners Welcome

Saturday June 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Art Bodega, 2407 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571 United States
$35.00
A FEW LEFT

Bring out your inner GHOST, and get your hands dirty in this wheel throwing class. We won't be channeling Patrick Swayze but you will learn now to make your own pottery piece by using a electric wheel. It is fun, and a little dirty so wear your grubby clothes and grab a friend for the most fun you have had lately on a weekend night!

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Plant Swap and Paint Night

Saturday June 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Art Bodega, 2407 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571 United States
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$20.00

Ready for the event of the season? Plant night Deposit is $20 and choose whatever you would like to paint that night. We will have lots of planters and plant themed pieces to choose from. Best of all, we want to do a plant swap! So, bring in a healthy plant to swap with someone that night. You will receive a random plant that night ONLY if you bring one in!

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Difficulty: Easy

Sloth Hugs and Kiss (and friends!)

Sunday June 19 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
The Art Bodega, 2407 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571 United States
$50.00

The best event of the year is here! Pet a live sloth and all of her fun furry, scaly, hairy friends. Take your picture with them all too. W have a special SLOTH art project for everyone. This event sells out FAST so don't miss out. Every person needs a ticket for this one!

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Difficulty: Easy

Summer Kids’ Art Camp – Week 3 – NATURE SAFARI

Monday June 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until June 24, 2022

The Art Bodega, 2407 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571 United States
$220.00

It's WEEK 3 at the Bodega's Art Camp. This week we are traveling to Africa for a NATURE SAFARI full of wild animals, deserts, jungles and the great outdoors. All of our art projects will thrill and delight so grab your binoculars and join us in the WILD!

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Kids Summer Wet Clay/Wheel Throwing Camp

Monday June 20 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:30 am, repeating until June 23, 2022

The Art Bodega, 2407 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571 United States
$175.00
A FEW LEFT

Kids will learn the fundamentals of making pottery with wet clay in this fun and messy camp! There will be hand-building techniques, experimenting with creative sculpture projects, make useful items like cups and bowls, and try throwing pottery on a pottery wheel.  We will have two themes and two sessions of each class.   Waitlists for each camp could result in a second afternoon session!!

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Lighted Firefly Gnome

Friday June 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Art Bodega, 2407 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571 United States
$55.00

Come create this LIGHTED firefly gnome, we will take you step by step how to do this project. The Gnome is 9" tall.

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Difficulty: Moderate

Dancing with the Stars

Saturday June 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Art Bodega, 2407 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571 United States
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$35.00

Northern Lights always seem to captivate us, and bring us to a place of awe-inspired appreciation for nature’s mysteries!

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Difficulty: Easy

July 2022

Summer Kids’ Art Camp Week 5 – ALOHA

Monday July 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until July 15, 2022

The Art Bodega, 2407 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571 United States
$220.00

It's Beach time at the Bodega. This kids camp is full of lots of art projects all centered around the ocean, tropical islands and the sea animals and culture of the tropics. Wear your flip flops and sun glasses and join us for a week of creative FUN!

Find out more »

Kids Summer Wet Clay-Wheel Throwing Camp

Monday July 11 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:30 am, repeating until July 14, 2022

The Art Bodega, 2407 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571 United States

Kids will learn the fundamentals of making pottery with wet clay in this fun and messy camp! There will be hand-building techniques, experimenting with creative sculpture projects, make useful items like cups and bowls, and try throwing pottery on a pottery wheel.  We will have two themes and two sessions of each class.   Waitlists for each camp could result in a second afternoon session!!

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John L Hensley Staff Private Event

Tuesday July 12 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Art Bodega, 2407 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571 United States
$35.00

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Sloth Hugs and Kiss (and friends!)

Sunday July 17 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
The Art Bodega, 2407 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571 United States
$50.00

The best event of the year is here! Pet a live sloth and all of her fun furry, scaly, hairy friends. Take your picture with them all too. W have a special SLOTH art project for everyone. This event sells out FAST so don't miss out. Every person needs a ticket for this one!

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Difficulty: Easy

Summer Kids’ Art Camp – Week 6 – WIZARD WORLD

Monday July 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until July 22, 2022

The Art Bodega, 2407 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571 United States
$220.00

Ok HP kids and kids who love wizards, dragons, witches, and goblins...this is the art camp for you! We will have lots of awesome art projects to create so bring your wands, and plenty of imagination to this weeks camp.

Find out more »

Kids Summer Wet Clay-Wheel Camp

Monday July 18 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:30 am, repeating until July 21, 2022

The Art Bodega, 2407 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571 United States
$175.00
A FEW LEFT

Kids will learn the fundamentals of making pottery with wet clay in this fun and messy camp! There will be hand-building techniques, experimenting with creative sculpture projects, make useful items like cups and bowls, and try throwing pottery on a pottery wheel.  We will have two themes and two sessions of each class.   Waitlists for each camp could result in a second afternoon session!!

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Difficulty: Moderate

Summer Kids’ Art Camp Week 7 ENCHANTED FOREST

Monday July 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until July 29, 2022

The Art Bodega, 2407 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571 United States
$220.00

Unicorns, Fairies, Gnomes and More...this week's Art Camp is full of fantasy! We will be visiting all of the most charming enchanted creatures and providing lots of fairy dust along the way. Don't miss out on seeing the worlds rarest creatures!

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August 2022

Summer Kids’ Art Camp Week 8 NATURE SAFARI

Monday August 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until August 5, 2022

The Art Bodega, 2407 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571 United States
$220.00

It's WEEK 3 at the Bodega's Art Camp. This week we are traveling to Africa for a NATURE SAFARI full of wild animals, deserts, jungles and the great outdoors. All of our art projects will thrill and delight so grab your binoculars and join us in the WILD!

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September 2022

Midwest Mini-Convention 2022

Sunday September 18 @ 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 pm, repeating until September 19, 2022

The Art Bodega, 2407 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571 United States
$150.00

Conference admission is $150 per attendee.  All supplies included and several meals included.
Preliminary Outline of Events

Saturday Night September 17th 7:00 p.m:  Pizza and Wings at Keps Bar and Grill

Sunday September 18th 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

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