Due to construction, Museum parking may be limited at the time of your visit. Look for additional parking in free or metered spaces along nearby streets.

Intro to Needle Felting: Sea Otter

Enjoy the sea life by attending this needle felting workshop where students will create a small adorable sea otter. Students will learn to use wire armature to create the base and then blend the wool to sculpte the otter that will be about 7 inches. This workshop is perfect for beginner and experienced needle felters. All supplies are provided. 

Wednesday, July 17
5:30 – 8:30 pm

Instructor: Lynn Short
Age: Adult (16+) | All Levels

Introduction to Ikebana: The Art of Japanese Floral Arrangement

In this introduction to Ikebana class, students will embark on a journry of traditional flower arranging, delving into the profound beauty and cultural significance of Japanese floral art. Ikebana is more than just arranging flowers – it is a mindful practice that harmonizes nature, balance, and form. Students will work with the instructor to learn the fundamental principles of Ikebana, exploring the different styles and schools that have evolved over centuries. No prior floral design experience is necessry; this class is open to students of all levels. All supplies will be provided. 

*Note: Truus Ten Kate Sharp has 40+ years of experience practicing Ikebana.

Tuesday – Thursday, July 16 – 18
5:30 – 7:30 pm

Instructor: Truus Ten Kate Sharp
Age: Adult (15+) | All Levels

Supplies: 

  • Garden Sheers or Large Kitchen Scissors

Floral Greeting Cards in Watercolor

Join this class to create floral greeting cards for any occasion. Under the guidance of the instructor, students will be using ‘wet on wet’ and ‘wet on dry’ watercolor techniques. Students will be able to make a variety of cards of their choosing.  

Wednesday, July 31
5 – 9 pm

Instructor: Iva Neveux
Ages:
Adult (15+) | All Levels

Supply List: Show confirmation receipt at Nevada Fine Arts for a 10% discount.

  • Watercolor pallet including your preferred reds, yellows, blues including indigo and earths including burnt sienna & burnt umber
  • Variety of watercolor brushes including 1” flat, #6 or # 8 round, fan and rigger brush
  • Pad (several sheets) of Arches cold press 140 lb watercolor paper (9”x12” or larger), other 100% cotton brands will also work (Daler Rowney, Bee Paper, Winsor Newton); some student grade watercolor paper (Strathmore series 400) for charting and testing color and brush strokes
  • Graphite or mechanical pencil
  • Kneaded eraser
  • Two plastic water containers
  • Spray bottle and a mister bottle
  • Roll of paper towels
  • Palette knife and/or plastic card
  • Masking fluid
  • Masking tape
  • Plastic board to tape your paper onto
  • Ruler (optional)

The Art of Collage

Collaging is the art of sticking various different materials such as photographs, pieces of paper or fabric on to a backing. In this class, students will learn about the aesthetics of collage, melding the ideas of reality and fiction as the instructor guides them through the process of creating their own piece using everyday materials. 

Supplies are provided, but feel free to bring any materials you’d like to incorporate into your collage piece.

Saturday, August 24
10 am – 2 pm

Instructor: Sogand Tabatabaei
Ages: Adult (16+) | All Levels

The Art of Collage

Collaging is the art of sticking various different materials such as photographs, pieces of paper or fabric on to a backing. In this class, students will learn about the aesthetics of collage, melding the ideas of reality and fiction as the instructor guides them through the process of creating their own piece using everyday materials. 

Supplies are provided, but feel free to bring any materials you’d like to incorporate into your collage piece.

Saturday, July 27
10 am – 2 pm

Instructor: Sogand Tabatabaei
Ages: Adult (16+) | All Levels

Exploring the Art of Photography

In this 3 week course, students will enjoy an immersive journey into the captivating world of visual storytelling through the lens. From learning the fundamentals of basic camera operations to exploring compostition and lighting techniques and understanding the editing process, students will gain the skills and confidence to capture the world around them with precision and artistic flair. 

Note: Please bring to class a DSLR camera and any equipment you are most familier with using. 

Mondays, June 3 – 17
5 – 8 pm

Instructor: Julie Tracy
Age: Adult (15+) | All Levels

Introduction to Screen Printing

This course is an introductory exploration of screen printing using paper stencils. Screen printing is a fast and easy way to create everything from fields of color to detailed and intricate designs – the possibilities are endless. In this course, students will learn about screen maintenance, printing process and how to care for printing tools and supplies. Participants will walk away from the course with an edition of their own multi-layered screen prints with one-of-a-kind designs. 

Saturday, August 31
10 am – 2 pm

Instructor: Kolin Perry
Ages: Adult (16+) | All Levels

Introduction to Screen Printing

This course is an introductory exploration of screen printing using paper stencils. Screen printing is a fast and easy way to create everything from fields of color to detailed and intricate designs – the possibilities are endless. In this course, students will learn about screen maintenance, printing process and how to care for printing tools and supplies. Participants will walk away from the course with an edition of their own multi-layered screen prints with one-of-a-kind designs. 

Saturday, July20
10 am – 2 pm

Instructor: Kolin Perry
Ages: Adult (16+) | All Levels

Toddler Art Adventures

Parent and child will enjoy exploring a variety of styles and techniques in this fun introductory art workshop. This one-hour workshop encourages creative development and artistic play for our youngest artists in a fun and casual environment. Dress for a mess!

Sunday, August 25
10:30  – 11:30 am

Instructor: Monica Pang
Ages: 3 – 6 years

Toddler Art Adventures

Parent and child will enjoy exploring a variety of styles and techniques in this fun introductory art workshop. This one-hour workshop encourages creative development and artistic play for our youngest artists in a fun and casual environment. Dress for a mess!

Sunday, July 28
10:30  – 11:30 am

Instructor: Monica Pang
Ages: 3 – 6 years