Art Cinema in the Loft Gallery at 2 p.m.
• April 16 - Paul Conrad, Drawing Fire Celebrate the career of this legendary Pulitzer- Prize-winning political cartoonist. Over his remarkable 50-year career, Conrad has drawn and quartered eleven American presidents and fearlessly tackled every major social and political issue.
• April 23 - Cezanne in Provence Paul Cézanne is one of the most influential painters in the history of art. Filmed on location in Provence and Washington, this film explores the indelible link between Cézanne and his beloved home Art Programs — Fridays, thru May 27
• Highlands High School Ceramics, 8-9:30 a.m. Ceramics for high school age students desiring to learn the art of ceramics. The curriculum follows NC state guidelines and develops valuable skills. Free. To register, contact Highlands School, (828)526-2147.
Last Saturday of the month, thru May 28
• Friends Around the Globe, 1-3 pm.
Fun, creative, educational activities to build skills through the visual arts. Lessons will include a variety of media including drawing, painting, clay and other media. A collaboration with the International Friendship Center. Free. To register or for more information, visit www.thebascom.org or call (828)526.4949, ext. 100.
• Friday-Saturday, April 22-23
"Simple Relief Printmaking", Nancy Darrell, 10 am- 4 p.m. Medium: printmaking. Level: beginner to intermediate.
Learn the simple skill of relief printmaking using linoleum. Students will create prints from found objects and quickly advance to cutting linoleum blocks. Small prints will be printed on paper, and larger prints will be explored using the printing press and other printing options. Tuition: $145 members/$170 nonmembers.
For information, call (828)526-4949 or visit www.thebascom.org.