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

Sweet Memories (cancelled)

l_all_levelsJacqueline 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.

Introduction to Old English Calligraphy

l_all_levelsRiva Brown
Sunday, January 14 | 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
$40 Members, $60 Non-Members

In this brief introduction to the art of calligraphy, students will learn about various pens, ink, and paper as well as the basic pen strokes used to make Old English letters. Students will also learn the basics in this workshop to use at home for a creative twist on hand lettering!


Alla Prima Portrait Painting

l_all_levelsMark Bockrath
Saturday, January 27 and Sunday, January 28 (2 days) | 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (30-minute lunch break)
$95 Members, $115 Non-Members

Working from a model in oil or acrylic paint, the instructor will guide students through the process of completing a vibrant portrait in one sitting while emphasizing decisive choices in color, value, and brushwork. This class celebrates the exhibition An American Journey: The Art of John Sloan. Model fee included.


Painting Flowers in Watercolor

l_all_levelsCynthia Swanson
Saturday, February 17 | 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
$45 Members, $65 Non-Members

Painting flowers in the winter helps to chase away the winter blues! Students will create watercolor paintings from observation of a fresh flower arrangement. Instruction will include compositional techniques for drawing flowers, as well as transparent and green color mixing.



l_all_levelsCarol Maurer
Sunday, February 25 | 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (30-minute lunch break)
$65 Members, $85 Non-Members

SoulCollage® is an intuitive collage process that inspires creativity and lets people connect with their own inner guidance. This daylong interactive experience will stimulate curiosity and provide respite.


Watercolor Techniques

i_intermediatee_some_experienceb_beginnerRoe Murray
Mondays, March 5 – 19 (3 weeks) | 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
$100 Members, $120 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.