Youth Workshops

Ages 13–17, unless otherwise indicated. Supplies provided.

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

Dynamic Ceramics

Joe McFetridge
Tuesdays, June 27 – August 8 (no class July 4)
(6 weeks) 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
$185 Members, $210 Non-Members


Students will learn various methods to make functional and sculptural art, while finishing their pieces with creative glazing techniques. Both handbuidling and throwing on the potter’s wheel will be covered in the class.


Cabinet of Curiosities

Jennifer Roman
Thursdays, June 29 – August 10 (no class August 3) (6 weeks)
5:30 p.m. – 7: 30 p.m.
$140 Members, $165 Non Members


(Ages 11+) In this mixed media assemblage workshop students will work with themes of mythology, family, and fairy tales to create a one-of-a-kind work of art.


Intro to Jewelry-Making for Teens

Saturday, July 15 and Sunday, July 16 (2-day workshop)
9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (30-minute lunch break)
$125 Members, $145 Non-Members (Early registration discount does not apply.)


This workshop will introduce young students to basic jewelry-making techniques including soldering and cold connections. Silver, brass and copper will be used to make a ring and a bracelet. Safety note: Students will use torches for ring construction.


Photography Bootcamp for Teens

Joe McFetridge
Monday, July 17 – July 19 (3-day workshop)
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
$85 Members, $105 Non-Members (Early registration discount does not apply.)


This workshop will cover basic camera fundamentals. Students will also be introduced to studio lighting to make their own creative portraits. There will be a focus on using a DSLR camera but students are encouraged to bring a point and shoot camera, cell phone, or any other digital camera to experiment with!

b_beginner e_some_experience i_intermediate