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

Watercolor Journaling

Rosemary Connelly
Saturday, July 16 | 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
$70 Members, $90 Non-Members

Collect your thoughts and inspiration in a colorful artist’s journal. Students will learn new techniques to observe and capture the world around them in this meditative and relaxing workshop. Some drawing and watercolor experience required.

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Kathleen Buckalew
Saturday, July 16 | 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
$65 Members, $85 Non-Members

The phone that fits into the palm of your hand has endless photographic possibilities. In this workshop, students will learn photo-taking techniques and how to use apps to take professional-quality photographs without purchasing expensive equipment! Students will need their iPhone, smartphone, or tablet.


Champlevé Enameled Earrings

Kathryn Robbins
Saturday, August 20 | 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (with a 30-minute lunch break)
$85 Members, $105 Non-Members

Students will create enameled earrings or pendants using a variation on the technique of Champlevé enamel. Students will cut and form patterned copper, prepare it to be enameled, and then learn how to apply white liquid enamel and sifted enamels to create a unique expression fusing kiln-fired glass to metal. No experience in enameling or metalsmithing is necessary. Supplies provided.


Sewing Bee

Libbie Soffer
Sundays, September 11 – October 16 (6 weeks)
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
$65 Members, $85 Non-Members
Registration coming soon!

Join other fabric artists every Sunday to tell stories and create together. Artists in any fabric-based medium from quilting to crotchet are welcome to participate in this sewing circle, where they will find inspiration and advice. Participants are also invited to contribute to a collaborative artwork that will be added to each week. Sewing machines and ironing boards provided.


Alternative Ceramic Firing Techniques

Heather Ossandon
Saturday, October 8
9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (30-minute lunch break)
$80 Members, $100 Non-Members
Registration coming soon!

Explore sagger, sawdust, and pit firing while decorating and forming techniques for each process. Students will bring bisque-fired pottery or tiles to the workshop. The session will be a day of mark making and fire building!

i_intermediate a_advanced

Ceramic Figurative Whistles

Carla Lombardi
Saturdays, October 15 & 22 (Two-day workshop)
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
$70 Members, $90 Non-Members
Registration coming soon!

In this two-day workshop, students will sculpt ceramic whistles inspired by the figure. Working first from a live model, students will turn a paper or clay sketch into a ceramic sculpture finished with white slip and simple decorations.