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


Intro to Oil Painting

Frank DiPietro
Saturday, June 6
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
$60 Members, $80 Non-Members

This workshop will focus on concepts and techniques of painting with oils. Working from still-life, students will learn how to mix colors and create volume by capturing light and color. Some supplies provided.

b_beginner e_some_experience

Painting en Plein Air

Frank DePietro
Sunday, June 28
9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
$60 Members, $80 Non-Members

Use your brush and palette to capture the beauty of the Marian Coffin Gardens at Gibraltar. This class will emphasize traditional plein air painting techniques, focusing on using color to capture light, shadow, and form in landscapes. This workshop meets on location.


Clay Printing with Mitch Lyons

Mitch Lyons
Saturday, July 11
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
$100 Members, $120 Non-Members

Guest artist Mitch Lyons will demonstrate this unique art form that combines printmaking with ceramic techniques using colored clay and slips. Get ready to use clay in a very different way! This workshop is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Dream Streets: Art in Wilmington 1970–1990. All supplies provided.