777 NW Beach Drive
Newport, OR 97365
Directions: Google Maps and other online mapping programs can have a problem directing you to the VAC. Here are the easiest directions to follow: heading north or south on Hwy. 101, turn west on NW 3rd St. Proceed straight down the hill. At the second stop sign, turn right. One short block later, turn left under Nye Beach archway. Proceed straight to Nye Beach turnaround and parking lot. The VAC is the large blue and gray building off the turnaround. To director offices and upper parking lot: turn west of Hwy. 101 at NW 3rd St. Head down hill. At second stop sign, continue straight 1.5 blocks, with the Sylvia Beach Hotel remaining on your left. The VAC administrative offices can be accessed through the smaller, upper parking lot.
The 18th annual Newport Paper Arts Festival offers 17 classes over the three days of April 19, 20 and 21, given by 13 instructors.
"Exploring the Stars"
Use basic bookbinding and folding paper skills to create multiple variations of the star book structure. These books make great gifts, keepsakes and ornaments. Starbooks form attractive shapes and the pages have intriguing folds and creases. Use beautiful decorative papers to add interest to the books.
Skill Level: All Levels; Class Limit: 16; Materials Fee: $12
"Exploring the Stars" is taught by Amanda Puetz, who has been exploring book arts and bookbinding since 2002. Amanda is an active member and workshop leader in the Emerald Book Arts Group and teaches bookmaking workshops for teens and adults at the Eugene Public Library.
To register for this class, download the registration form. For more information, download the complete brochure, or contact Newport Visual Arts Center Director Sally Houck, at 541-265-6569, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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