Education Calendar

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
2
3
4
5
Watercolor Journaling
Watercolor Journaling
Apr 5 @ 9:30 am – 3:59 pm
Collect your thoughts and inspiration in a colorful artist’s journal. Students will learn basic drawing and watercolor techniques to observe and capture the world around them in this meditative and relaxing workshop. 30-minute lunch break.
6
7
Drop-in Open Figure Drawing Studio
Drop-in Open Figure Drawing Studio
Apr 7 @ 6:30 pm – Apr 7 @ 8:29 pm
Whether you are experienced at drawing the human figure or just beginning, this drop-in open studio is a great way to practice drawing from a live model. All drawing media is welcome.
8
9
10
11
12
iPhoneography
iPhoneography
Apr 12 @ 10:00 am – 2:59 pm
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!... View Article
13
14
From Drawing to Painting
From Drawing to Painting
Apr 14 @ 9:30 am – 12:29 pm
Mondays, April 14 – June 9 (8 weeks; no class May 26) Starting with drawing and transitioning into painting, students of all levels will explore a variety of subjects through still lifes and photographs. Students... View Article
Metalsmithing Open Studio
Metalsmithing Open Studio
Apr 14 @ 9:30 am – 12:29 pm
Sorry this Open Studio is FULL. This is an opportunity for experienced metals students to work independently in the Museum’s metalsmithing studio. A monitor is available for saftey and to help guide students with their... View Article
Drop-in Ceramics Open Studio
Drop-in Ceramics Open Studio
Apr 14 @ 6:00 pm – Apr 14 @ 8:59 pm
This is an opportunity for students currently enrolled in any Ceramics class to work independently in the studio and complete class projects.
Metalsmithing Open Studio
Metalsmithing Open Studio
Apr 14 @ 6:30 pm – Apr 14 @ 9:29 pm
This is an opportunity for experienced metals students to work independently in the Museum’s metalsmithing studio. A monitor is available for saftey and to help guide students with their projects. Completion of Beyond Beginner Jewelry... View Article
15
16
Beginning Jewelry Making
Beginning Jewelry Making
Apr 16 @ 9:30 am – 12:29 pm
In this introductory class, students will learn how to use tools and machinery, along with fundamental jewelry-making techniques to design a ring, pin or pendant, earrings, and a bracelet.
Painting en Plein Air
Painting en Plein Air
Apr 16 @ 9:30 am – 12:29 pm
Wednesdays, April 16 – June 4 (8 weeks) Use your brush and palette to explore the beauty of the Brandywine Valley. This class will emphasize traditional plein air painting techniques, focusing on using color to... View Article
The Joy of Clay: Throwing
The Joy of Clay: Throwing
Apr 16 @ 9:30 am – 12:29 pm
Gentle instruction will guide students from beginner to advanced levels for making a variety of vessels on the potter’s wheel.
Drawing and Painting
Drawing and Painting
Apr 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:59 pm
Wednesdays, April 16 – June 4 (8 weeks) Offering a clear step-by-step approach to drawing and painting, students of all levels will progress according to their own interests and needs. Art history and theory will... View Article
Advancing Young Artists
Advancing Young Artists
Apr 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:59 pm
(Ages 10–14) Using a variety of media, techniques, and subject matter, this class will teach the basic fundamentals of art and take students’ artistic skills to a new level. Young artists will be inspired and... View Article
Pottery
Pottery
Apr 16 @ 6:00 pm – Apr 16 @ 8:59 pm
Enjoy the pleasures of making your own useful pots. Students will explore techniques for creating beautiful pottery by hand and on the potter’s wheel.
Beginning Jewelry Making
Beginning Jewelry Making
Apr 16 @ 6:30 pm – Apr 16 @ 9:29 pm
In this introductory class, students will learn how to use tools and machinery, along with fundamental jewelry-making techniques to design a ring, pin or pendant, earrings, and a bracelet.
17
Wire Working and Metal Clay
Wire Working and Metal Clay
Apr 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:59 pm
This class is a fun and easy introduction to creating fashionable metal jewelry. The first half of the class will focus on creating jewelry using wire, while the second half will focus on simple techniques... View Article
New! Painting Open Studio
New! Painting Open Studio
Apr 17 @ 6:00 pm – Apr 17 @ 8:59 pm
Artists bring their own supplies and work independently in a creative environment.
Ceramics
Ceramics
Apr 17 @ 6:30 pm – Apr 17 @ 9:29 pm
Sorry, this class is full. This class offers students an opportunity to learn and explore a variety of ceramic techniques by making sculptural forms and experimenting with surface texture. Students will work on the potter’s... View Article
18
19
Drop-in Ceramics Studio
Drop-in Ceramics Studio
Apr 19 @ 9:30 am – 12:29 pm
This is an opportunity for students currently enrolled in any Ceramics class to work independently in the studio and complete class projects.
Artwise I
Artwise I
Apr 19 @ 10:30 am – 12:29 pm
(Ages 6–8) Using the Museum’s collection for inspiration, the basic fundamentals of art will be taught, developed, and practiced. The class will focus on drawing with additional painting and sculpting projects.
20
21
From Drawing to Painting
From Drawing to Painting
Apr 21 @ 9:30 am – 12:29 pm
Mondays, April 14 – June 9 (8 weeks; no class May 26) Starting with drawing and transitioning into painting, students of all levels will explore a variety of subjects through still lifes and photographs. Students... View Article
Metalsmithing Open Studio
Metalsmithing Open Studio
Apr 21 @ 9:30 am – 12:29 pm
Sorry this Open Studio is FULL. This is an opportunity for experienced metals students to work independently in the Museum’s metalsmithing studio. A monitor is available for saftey and to help guide students with their... View Article
Drop-in Ceramics Open Studio
Drop-in Ceramics Open Studio
Apr 21 @ 6:00 pm – Apr 21 @ 8:59 pm
This is an opportunity for students currently enrolled in any Ceramics class to work independently in the studio and complete class projects.
Drop-in Open Figure Drawing Studio
Drop-in Open Figure Drawing Studio
Apr 21 @ 6:30 pm – Apr 21 @ 8:29 pm
Whether you are experienced at drawing the human figure or just beginning, this drop-in open studio is a great way to practice drawing from a live model. All drawing media is welcome.
Metalsmithing Open Studio
Metalsmithing Open Studio
Apr 21 @ 6:30 pm – Apr 21 @ 9:29 pm
This is an opportunity for experienced metals students to work independently in the Museum’s metalsmithing studio. A monitor is available for saftey and to help guide students with their projects. Completion of Beyond Beginner Jewelry... View Article
22
Beyond Beginner Jewelry Making
Beyond Beginner Jewelry Making
Apr 22 @ 9:30 am – 12:29 pm
Designed for students who have completed Beginning Jewelry Making, this class will teach students more advanced techniques, such as chain and clasp making, hollow form beadmaking, and advanced soldering.
Digital Photography
Digital Photography
Apr 22 @ 6:00 pm – Apr 22 @ 8:29 pm
Students of all levels will develop fundamental technical skills for digital cameras. Basics such as how to determine a proper exposure, use of depth of field, and what goes into a well-composed image will be... View Article
Pottery
Pottery
Apr 22 @ 6:00 pm – Apr 22 @ 8:59 pm
Enjoy the pleasures of making your own useful pots. Students will explore techniques for creating beautiful pottery by hand and on the potter’s wheel.
Watercolors
Watercolors
Apr 22 @ 6:00 pm – Apr 22 @ 8:59 pm
Tuesdays, April 22 – June 10 (8 weeks) This watercolor class is designed to provide students with all the necessary skills to take command of their watercolor paintings. Classes will cover materials, techniques, and paint... View Article
23
Beginning Jewelry Making
Beginning Jewelry Making
Apr 23 @ 9:30 am – 12:29 pm
In this introductory class, students will learn how to use tools and machinery, along with fundamental jewelry-making techniques to design a ring, pin or pendant, earrings, and a bracelet.
Painting en Plein Air
Painting en Plein Air
Apr 23 @ 9:30 am – 12:29 pm
Wednesdays, April 16 – June 4 (8 weeks) Use your brush and palette to explore the beauty of the Brandywine Valley. This class will emphasize traditional plein air painting techniques, focusing on using color to... View Article
The Joy of Clay: Throwing
The Joy of Clay: Throwing
Apr 23 @ 9:30 am – 12:29 pm
Gentle instruction will guide students from beginner to advanced levels for making a variety of vessels on the potter’s wheel.
Drawing and Painting
Drawing and Painting
Apr 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:59 pm
Wednesdays, April 16 – June 4 (8 weeks) Offering a clear step-by-step approach to drawing and painting, students of all levels will progress according to their own interests and needs. Art history and theory will... View Article
Advancing Young Artists
Advancing Young Artists
Apr 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:59 pm
(Ages 10–14) Using a variety of media, techniques, and subject matter, this class will teach the basic fundamentals of art and take students’ artistic skills to a new level. Young artists will be inspired and... View Article
Pottery
Pottery
Apr 23 @ 6:00 pm – Apr 23 @ 8:59 pm
Enjoy the pleasures of making your own useful pots. Students will explore techniques for creating beautiful pottery by hand and on the potter’s wheel.
Beginning Jewelry Making
Beginning Jewelry Making
Apr 23 @ 6:30 pm – Apr 23 @ 9:29 pm
In this introductory class, students will learn how to use tools and machinery, along with fundamental jewelry-making techniques to design a ring, pin or pendant, earrings, and a bracelet.
24
Wire Working and Metal Clay
Wire Working and Metal Clay
Apr 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:59 pm
This class is a fun and easy introduction to creating fashionable metal jewelry. The first half of the class will focus on creating jewelry using wire, while the second half will focus on simple techniques... View Article
New! Painting Open Studio
New! Painting Open Studio
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – Apr 24 @ 8:59 pm
Artists bring their own supplies and work independently in a creative environment.
Ceramics
Ceramics
Apr 24 @ 6:30 pm – Apr 24 @ 9:29 pm
Sorry, this class is full. This class offers students an opportunity to learn and explore a variety of ceramic techniques by making sculptural forms and experimenting with surface texture. Students will work on the potter’s... View Article
25
26
Drop-in Ceramics Studio
Drop-in Ceramics Studio
Apr 26 @ 9:30 am – 12:29 pm
This is an opportunity for students currently enrolled in any Ceramics class to work independently in the studio and complete class projects.
Artwise I
Artwise I
Apr 26 @ 10:30 am – 12:29 pm
(Ages 6–8) Using the Museum’s collection for inspiration, the basic fundamentals of art will be taught, developed, and practiced. The class will focus on drawing with additional painting and sculpting projects.
27
28
From Drawing to Painting
From Drawing to Painting
Apr 28 @ 9:30 am – 12:29 pm
Mondays, April 14 – June 9 (8 weeks; no class May 26) Starting with drawing and transitioning into painting, students of all levels will explore a variety of subjects through still lifes and photographs. Students... View Article
Metalsmithing Open Studio
Metalsmithing Open Studio
Apr 28 @ 9:30 am – 12:29 pm
Sorry this Open Studio is FULL. This is an opportunity for experienced metals students to work independently in the Museum’s metalsmithing studio. A monitor is available for saftey and to help guide students with their... View Article
Drop-in Ceramics Open Studio
Drop-in Ceramics Open Studio
Apr 28 @ 6:00 pm – Apr 28 @ 8:59 pm
This is an opportunity for students currently enrolled in any Ceramics class to work independently in the studio and complete class projects.
Metalsmithing Open Studio
Metalsmithing Open Studio
Apr 28 @ 6:30 pm – Apr 28 @ 9:29 pm
This is an opportunity for experienced metals students to work independently in the Museum’s metalsmithing studio. A monitor is available for saftey and to help guide students with their projects. Completion of Beyond Beginner Jewelry... View Article
29
Beyond Beginner Jewelry Making
Beyond Beginner Jewelry Making
Apr 29 @ 9:30 am – 12:29 pm
Designed for students who have completed Beginning Jewelry Making, this class will teach students more advanced techniques, such as chain and clasp making, hollow form beadmaking, and advanced soldering.
Digital Photography
Digital Photography
Apr 29 @ 6:00 pm – Apr 29 @ 8:29 pm
Students of all levels will develop fundamental technical skills for digital cameras. Basics such as how to determine a proper exposure, use of depth of field, and what goes into a well-composed image will be... View Article
Pottery
Pottery
Apr 29 @ 6:00 pm – Apr 29 @ 8:59 pm
Enjoy the pleasures of making your own useful pots. Students will explore techniques for creating beautiful pottery by hand and on the potter’s wheel.
Watercolors
Watercolors
Apr 29 @ 6:00 pm – Apr 29 @ 8:59 pm
Tuesdays, April 22 – June 10 (8 weeks) This watercolor class is designed to provide students with all the necessary skills to take command of their watercolor paintings. Classes will cover materials, techniques, and paint... View Article
30
Beginning Jewelry Making
Beginning Jewelry Making
Apr 30 @ 9:30 am – 12:29 pm
In this introductory class, students will learn how to use tools and machinery, along with fundamental jewelry-making techniques to design a ring, pin or pendant, earrings, and a bracelet.
Painting en Plein Air
Painting en Plein Air
Apr 30 @ 9:30 am – 12:29 pm
Wednesdays, April 16 – June 4 (8 weeks) Use your brush and palette to explore the beauty of the Brandywine Valley. This class will emphasize traditional plein air painting techniques, focusing on using color to... View Article
The Joy of Clay: Throwing
The Joy of Clay: Throwing
Apr 30 @ 9:30 am – 12:29 pm
Gentle instruction will guide students from beginner to advanced levels for making a variety of vessels on the potter’s wheel.
Drawing and Painting
Drawing and Painting
Apr 30 @ 1:00 pm – 3:59 pm
Wednesdays, April 16 – June 4 (8 weeks) Offering a clear step-by-step approach to drawing and painting, students of all levels will progress according to their own interests and needs. Art history and theory will... View Article
Advancing Young Artists
Advancing Young Artists
Apr 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:59 pm
(Ages 10–14) Using a variety of media, techniques, and subject matter, this class will teach the basic fundamentals of art and take students’ artistic skills to a new level. Young artists will be inspired and... View Article
Pottery
Pottery
Apr 30 @ 6:00 pm – Apr 30 @ 8:59 pm
Enjoy the pleasures of making your own useful pots. Students will explore techniques for creating beautiful pottery by hand and on the potter’s wheel.
Beginning Jewelry Making
Beginning Jewelry Making
Apr 30 @ 6:30 pm – Apr 30 @ 9:29 pm
In this introductory class, students will learn how to use tools and machinery, along with fundamental jewelry-making techniques to design a ring, pin or pendant, earrings, and a bracelet.