The D’Amico Institute of Art

The D’Amico Institute of Art is full steam ahead for Summer 2022. If you haven’t already signed up… please come visit!

We continue our commitment to advancing Mabel and Victor D’Amico’s art education philosophy and vision. To inspire new possibilities for creative thinking and encouraging new opportunities for creative understanding, through the experience of making and seeing visual art, in all its forms.

Our many classes are well underway at The Art Barge. Weekly classes in Studio Process are scheduled June through September. Orientation for Newcomers is a wonderful option for anyone new to The Art Barge, or for those wishing to explore artistic expression through daily exercises in Drawing, Painting and Collage. We have workshops in WatercolorPastelCollage, Encaustic and Drawing. Our updated 3D Studio hosts workshops in CeramicsGlass FusingJewelry and Mabel’s favorite, Assemblage. The Children’s Studio quickly filled this year, and we are helping our young artists discover their creative potential through motivation-based educational experience. A week of Art for the Family in the beginning of July, offered an opportunity to participate in a workshop inspired by Victor’s book of the same title. We have added Life Drawing sessions, Monday evenings in July and August and a Painting on Location sessions in September.

Visit the website for dates, times, and availability HERE. We also have a handy printable calendar HERE.

The house tours at The D’Amico Studio & Archives complement our full schedule of classes at The Art Barge and offer insight into the art-inspired creative living of The Art Barge’s founders – Victor and Mabel D’Amico. If you would like to visit, please email programs@damico-art.org or call the office (631) 267 3172, we will return your call at our earliest possible convenience.

As a member of the Historic Artists’ Homes and Studios, a program of the National Trust of Historic Preservation, we are delighted to join other influential artists’ sites on the Historic Artists’ Sites of Long Island, an initiative sponsored by the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation.

For the summer, we have an ongoing outdoor exhibit on the property at The D’Amico Studio & Archive, FIELDWORK. Please email or call to arrange a time to visit.

Finally we want to say THANK YOU for the wonderful warm positive feedback from so many of our Barge Artist’s … your continued friendship, support, and participation provide the impetus to stay the course.

Warm regards
From all the crew!

The Art Barge

Standby for Summer 2022 schedule which will be released in the Spring!

The D’Amico Studio & Archive

Visit and tour the former home and studio of Mabel and Victor D’Amico

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