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

Clay Date

Fridays, May 10, June 14 , July 19, August 9
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Mix, mingle, and get a little messy in the Museum’s ceramics studio! Enjoy beer, wine, and light snacks. Participants will experiment with clay and complete a functional piece of pottery that the Museum will glaze. No experience necessary. Must be 21 or older to participate. Instructor: Peter Morgan. $35 Members, $40 Non-Members (per person, per session). Register: May | June | July | August
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Artini

Friday, May 10
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Unwind on a Friday night by sipping a beverage and getting in touch with your creative side. In this laid-back workshop, students will complete a painting inspired by patterns and prints from different eras. Instructor: Amanda Kamen. $35 Members, $40 Non-Members (per person, per session). Must be 21 or older to participate. All supplies provided. Register.
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Demystifying Soldering (2-day Workshop) 

Saturday April 27 and Sunday April 28 
9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (30-minute lunch break)
This class offers demos on sweat, stick and pick soldering as well as soldering different metals together to give students confidence in their soldering skills! Instructor: Caryn L. Hetherston. $115 Members, $135 Non-Members. Register.
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Painting in Plein Air with Gouache

Saturdays, June 15 and June 22 (2 day workshop)
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
A two-day workshop in painting outdoors with gouache (opaque watercolor). Techniques will include choosing a landscape composition, gouache paint handling, mixing a wide range of colors from a simplified palette, and creating textures for trees, grasses and other landscape elements. Paint provided, students bring remaining supplies. Instructor: Charley Parker. $­­90 Members, $105 Non-Members. Register.
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Expressionistic and Abstract Painting Techniques

Saturday, June 22
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (30 minute lunch break)
Learn a variety of techniques using mark making and color application to explore the concepts behind non-representational painting. Instructor: Eo Omwake. $­­85 Members, $100 Non-Members. Register.
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Small Scale Forging for the Jeweler

Saturday, June 29 and Sunday, June 30 (2 day workshop)
9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (30 minute lunch break)
Give small-scale jewelry dimension and style using forging techniques. Instructor: Caryn L. Hetherston. $115 Members, $135 Non Members. Register.
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