Adult Workshops

Early registration discount does not apply to workshops.

Course Skill Level Key:  See the symbol(s) at the end of each course description to determine the recommended skill level for students. Most classes are open to artists of all skill levels. Teenagers age 15 and up are eligible to register for adult classes.

b_beginner = Beginner
e_some_experience = Some Experience
i_intermediate = Intermediate
a_advanced = Advanced
l_all_levels = All Levels

Copper Clay Pendants

Karyn Warner Hammock
Thursday, July 20
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
$50 Members, $70 Non-Members


This class is a great introduction to jewelry design or as an opportunity to experiment with a new medium. Copper clay is easily molded and formed, turning into pure copper after being fired. Students will make several pendants in just one class with this exciting and approachable material. Students bring $25 supply fee to be paid the day of the workshop.

l_all_levels Click here for supply list.

Watercolor Techniques

Roe Murray
Mondays, September 11 – 25 (3 weeks)
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
$80 Members, $100 Non-Members


Paint applications, techniques, and materials will be discussed and demonstrated in this workshop. Students will gain a basic understanding of the medium and leave with sample works of art.

b_beginner e_some_experience i_intermediate Click here for supply list.

Urban Sketching: What’s Your Story?

Luis E. Aparicio
Sundays, September 17 – October 1 (3 weeks)
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
$100 Members, $120 Non-Members


This workshop embraces the urban sketching movement of drawing on location to capture a story. Students will learn how to translate their experiences using their own artistic voice with a focus on improving observation skills and sketching with a loose, expressive style. Travel between the Museum and sketching locations will be required.

l_all_levels Click here for supply list.

Demystifying Soldering

Caryn L. Hetherston
Saturday, September 30 and Sunday, October 1 (2 days)
9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (30-minute lunch break)
$115 Members, $135 Non-Members


This is a class for beginners as well as those who have taken some basic metalsmithing classes and want to work on soldering skills. There will be demos on sweat, stick, and pick soldering, as well as soldering different metals together. Students will learn how to make a strong solder connection with a minimum amount of solder and mess.

b_beginner e_some_experience Click here for supply list.

Throwing Large!

Heather Ossandon
Sunday, October 1
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
$60 Members, $80 Non-Members


This workshop will review how to get more out of basic thrown forms and traditional onggi pot techniques using the wheel and coiling.

i_intermediate a_advanced

Sweet Memories

Jacqueline Jrolf
Saturday, October 21
10:00 a.m. – noon
$50 Members, $70 Non-Members


Inspired by the exhibition Tableau: The Art of Richard Cleaver, students will make sweet memories as they construct candy-encrusted, lined reliquary boxes. Attendees are welcome to bring small mementos to include in their construction.