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Courses Approved for In-service Credit
April 2, 2020 1 – 4 pm

Life Drawing: Open Studio

Thursdays, April 2 - 30
1 – 4 pm

CANCELED: Improve your life drawing skills and explore a variety of media while working freely from a nude model in this popular open studio class. The instructor will be present to coordinate class and offer instruction upon request. Both male and female models will be posed and drawn. Thursdays, April

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April 4, 2020 3 – 6 pm

Hand Painted Decorative Eggs

Saturday, April 4
3 - 6 pm

CANCELED: Inspired by her Czechoslovakian heritage, instructor Iva Neveux will introduce students to basic painting techniques to create beautiful decorative eggs. Each student will create two hand-painted wooden, paper mache or flat wooden eggs using combinations of dots, lines, dashes and curves. All materials included with registration. Saturday, April 43

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April 5, 2020 10 am – 2 pm

Georgia O’Keeffe Inspired Large Scale Watercolor Flowers

Sunday, April 5
10 am – 2 pm

CANCELED: Learn about composition in painting and develop your watercolor skills while being inspired by the artwork of Georgia O’Keeffe. Students will begin the class by going into the galleries and looking at O’Keeffe’s Hawaiian flower inspired 1939 work Hibiscus with Plumeria. This class is ideal for beginners, or those

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April 7, 2020 10 am – noon

Mastering the Elements of the Landscape – Water, Lakes & Streams in Oils

Tuesdays, April 7 -28
10 am – noon

CANCELED: In order to paint the landscape well, the artist must master the various elements of it. This class will focus on the painting a variety of water, lakes and streams – how things reflect on still surfaces as well as the many aspects of moving water. Students who have

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April 7, 2020 1 – 4 pm

Drawing Nature

Tuesdays, April 7 -28
1 – 4 pm

CANCELED: Learn or improve your nature drawing skills and explore a variety of media in this fun and encouraging class. Students will be taught classic drawing techniques using line, value and composition while focusing on the elements of drawing nature. Tuesdays, April 7 -281 – 4 pm Instructor: Jerry StinsonAges:

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April 7, 2020 6 – 9 pm

Drawing Techniques: Line and Composition

Tuesdays, April 7 - 28
6 -9 pm

CANCELED: Students will enjoy this introductory level course designed to teach basic drawing techniques while focusing on line work, value scales and composition. This class is designed to provide a foundation for drawing, teaching students how to realistically draw objects within an environment. Each class will focus on different drawing

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Book Arts
April 9, 2020 10:30 am – 4:30 pm

Linocuts: Botanical Blossoms

Thursday, April 9
10 am - 4 pm

CANCELED: Learn to carve simple, beautiful patterns or images in linoleum and print them using Japanese hand printing techniques. The botanical images we’ll be working with in this class lend themselves especially well to this versatile printmaking process. Found images can be transformed into vibrantly layered compositions using Katherine’s easy

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Growing Artist Series
April 18, 2020 9 – 10:30 am

Growing Artist Series: Art Adventures for 2 – 6 years

Saturday, April 18
9 - 10:30 am

CANCELED: The Growing Artist Series is designed for young artists ages 2 – 6 and their parents. On the third Saturday of each month, children will be encouraged to create art alongside their adult. Each month offers an exploration of different art mediums and basic art skills, introducing little ones

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April 20, 2020 6 – 9 pm

Introduction to Figure Drawing

Mondays, April 20 - May 25
6 – 9 pm

CANCELED: Students will be taught traditional drawing techniques while focusing on the structure and form of the body. Classroom instruction and drawing exercises without a live model will happen in the first couple weeks of class and will culminate in classroom instruction and drawing from a live nude model. Individual

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April 25, 2020 9 am – noon

Intro to Digital Illustration

Saturday, April 25
9 am - noon

CANCELED: Learn the basics of the Procreate app while using an iPad Pro. The class will be focused on what each tool does and how to utilize them to create finished digital illustrations, typography and short form animations.  Saturday, April 259 am – noon Instructor: Joe MoralesAges: Adult (15+) /

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Girls' Night Out
April 25, 2020 6 – 8:30 pm

Girls’ Night Out: Watercolor Galaxies or Night Skies

Saturday, April 25
6 – 8:30 pm

CANCELED: Bring your friends and spend a fun and relaxed evening with us making art and drinking wine! This month we will be creating watercolor galaxies and night skies. Bring old friends, meet new ones and have a great night over a glass (or two!) of wine and a fun

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April 26, 2020 9 am – noon

Glass Fusing

Sunday, April 26
9 am – noon

Learn to create beautiful fused glass coasters or suncatchers. Students will learn basic cutting, scoring and breaking methods with flat fusible glass. We will experiment with rods, frits, stringers, dichroic sparkly glass and more! Create one large or two small small sun-catchers in any design. No heat involved and no

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April 26, 2020 10 am – 3 pm

Watercolor Techniques: Batik Method on Rice Paper

Sunday, April 26
10 am - 3 pm

Take your watercolors to the next level with this fun method of using the batik method of applying hot wax to save and build layers of color. Together, we will create a painting on rice paper, which adds an extra element of interest and texture. Instructor will guide students through

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Ceramics
April 28, 2020 6 – 9 pm

Clay: Earthworks

Tuesdays, April 28 - June 2
6 - 9 pm

Create decorative and functional pottery in this six-week class designed for the beginner as well as those who have taken intermediate pottery classes in the past.  Students will learn how to work with clay in both hand building, and wheel-throwing techniques. Finishing methods such as decorating, stamping, painting, and staining

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April 28, 2020 6 – 9 pm

Introduction to Landscape Photography

Tuesday - Thursday, April 28 and 30
*April 30 will meet offsite
6 - 9 pm

Students new to landscape photography or those looking to sharpen their skills will enjoy this introductory level course. The first day of class will be spent in the classroom exploring camera gear and functions along with the tips and tricks to create dynamic landscape images. Students will review composition techniques

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May 1, 2020 1 – 4 pm

Glass Fusing

Friday, May 1
1 – 4 pm

Learn to create beautiful fused glass coasters or suncatchers. Students will learn basic cutting, scoring and breaking methods with flat fusible glass. We will experiment with rods, frits, stringers, dichroic sparkly glass and more! Create one large or two small small sun-catchers in any design. No heat involved and no

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May 2, 2020 10 am – 1 pm

Glass Bead Workshop

Saturday, May 2
10 am – 1 pm

Create five or more beads in this three hour intensive introductory glass blowing course taught by Mantra Glass Art. You will explore the beautiful world of boroscillicate glass utilizing clear, colored rod and color changing rods. Learn more about the process of melting glass and annealing your finished pieces in

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May 3, 2020 10 am – 1 pm

Glass Bead Workshop

Sunday, May 3
10 am – 1 pm

Create five or more beads in this three hour intensive introductory glass blowing course taught by Mantra Glass Art. You will explore the beautiful world of boroscillicate glass utilizing clear, colored rod and color changing rods. Learn more about the process of melting glass and annealing your finished pieces in

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May 3, 2020 12 – 3 pm

Felted Animals and Ornaments

Sunday, May 3
noon – 3 pm

This class is a perfect introduction to the world of fiber. Needle felting is the art of sculpting wool with a specially designed, barbed needle.  Stabbing the wool repeatedly creates a firm, textile object.  Needle-felting is an ideal craft in that it is easy to learn, requires minimal supplies and

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May 4, 2020 10 am – 2 pm

Photography: Composition and Techniques

Monday and Tuesday, May 4 and 5
10 -2 pm

Take your photographs to the next level by learning proper composition and photography techniques. Students will learn the different ways to compose landscapes, still lifes and people, while also learning different techniques such as High Dynamic Range (HDR), panoramic stitching, long exposures, proper posing for people, working with photo filters

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May 5, 2020 1 – 4 pm

Limited Pallet Pastel Drawing

Tuesdays, May 5 -26
1 – 4 pm

Learn or improve your drawing skills and explore using a limited pallet of pastels in this fun and encouraging class. Students will be taught classic drawing techniques using line, value and composition while focusing on color. Tuesdays, May 5 -261 – 4 pm Instructor: Jerry StinsonAges: Adult (15+) / All

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Young Artist Series
May 6, 2020 3:30 – 5:30 pm

Young Artist Series: Digital Painting and Illustration

Wednesdays, May 6 - June 3
3:30 - 5:30 pm

Kids ages 11 and up will have fun playing on the Museum’s iPad Pros as they work on story-boarding, character design and animation in this after school series. Students will also have an opportunity to explore and sketch using the iPads in the Museum’s galleries while looking for inspiration for

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Youth
May 6, 2020 3:30 – 5:30 pm

Kids’ Corner: World Art

Wednesdays, May 6 - June 3
3:30 - 5:30 pm

Young artists will explore a variety of art materials in this fun, world art inspired, after school series. Students will learn and improve on basic drawing, mixed media and painting techniques. All materials and a snack are included with registration. Wednesdays, May 6 – June 33:30 – 5:30 pm Instructor: Amy

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May 6, 2020 6 – 9 pm

Life Drawing: Open Studio

Wednesdays, May 6 -27
6 – 9 pm

Improve your life drawing skills and explore a variety of media while working freely from a nude model in this popular open studio class. The instructor will be present to coordinate class and offer instruction upon request. Both male and female models will be posed and drawn. Wednesdays, May 6

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May 7, 2020 1 – 4 pm

Life Drawing: Open Studio

Thursdays, May 7 - 28
1 – 4 pm

Improve your life drawing skills and explore a variety of media while working freely from a nude model in this popular open studio class. The instructor will be present to coordinate class and offer instruction upon request. Both male and female models will be posed and drawn. Thursdays, May 7

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Growing Artist Series
May 9, 2020 9:30 – 10:30 am

Growing Artist Series: Art Adventures for 2 – 6 years Mother’s Day Play in Clay

Saturday, May 9
9:30 - 10:30 am

The Growing Artist Series is designed for young artists ages 2 – 6 and their parents. Kids will enjoy playing in clay with their parents as they create inspired keepsake treasures for Mother’s Day while exploring the tactile qualities of clay. This unique creative experience places an emphasis on having

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Growing Artist Series
May 9, 2020 11 am – noon

Growing Artist Series: Art Adventures for 2 – 6 years Mother’s Day Play in Clay

Saturday, May 9
11 am - noon

The Growing Artist Series is designed for young artists ages 2 – 6 and their parents. Kids will enjoy playing in clay with their parents as they create inspired keepsake treasures for Mother’s Day while exploring the tactile qualities of clay. This unique creative experience places an emphasis on having

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Ceramics
May 10, 2020 9 – 11 am

Kids’ Corner: Clay Exploration

Sundays, May 10 - June 7
9 am – 11 am

Kids ages 8 – 14 will have fun exploring a variety of ceramic techniques in this fun and interactive five-week series. Students will be introduced to clay and have an opportunity to learn, practice and improve on their hand building and wheel throwing skills. Sundays, May 10 – June 79

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Book Arts
May 11, 2020 10 am – 5 pm

Book Arts: Articulated Binding – An Indestructible Cover

Monday, May 11
10 am – 5 pm

An indestructible cover, inspired by Italy’s 1970’s solution to the Yellow Pages in public phone booths, this 360-degree flexible binding offers many advantages because it bends and does not break! It offers visual and tactile delight, employing strips of articulated boards and marbled fabric. In this workshop, instructor Pietro Accardi

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Growing Artist Series
May 16, 2020 9 – 10:30 am

Growing Artist Series: Art Adventures for 2 – 6 years

Saturday, May 16
9 - 10:30 am

The Growing Artist Series is designed for young artists ages 2 – 6 and their parents. On the third Saturday of each month, children will be encouraged to create art alongside their adult. Each month offers an exploration of different art mediums and basic art skills, introducing little ones to

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Ceramics
May 16, 2020 9 am – noon

Ceramics: Open Studio

Saturdays, May 16 - June 20
9:00 am - noon

Intermediate and advanced level students will enjoy developing their hand building and/or wheel throwing techniques in this open studio ceramics class. Instructor will introduce students to new techniques, will encourage experimentation and will assist students with independent challenges.  Studio, clay and glazes are provided. Saturdays, May 16 – June 209:00

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May 16, 2020 10 am – 3 pm

Butterflies in Ink and Watercolor

Saturday, May 16
10 am - 3 pm

Learn to combine the texturing of ink and the vibrancy of watercolor to create illustrations while focusing on butterflies. Explore the tradition of scientific illustration while referencing specimens and photographs in this watercolor workshop. No experience necessary. Saturday, May 1610 am – 3 pm Instructor: Carroll CharletAges: Adult (15+) / All Levels Supply

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Basket Weaving
May 17, 2020 10 am – 2 pm

Miniature Pine Needle Baskets

Sunday, May 17
10 am - 2 pm

Create a miniature pine needle basket using natural materials. Learn from the basket making tradition of Audrey Frank’s native Nevadan Washoe/Paiute culture. Explore weaving methods by combining pine needles, sinew and raffia in this one-day workshop.  Sunday, May 1710 am – 2 pm Instructor: Audrey Frank Ages: Adult (15+) / All Levels Required

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Girls' Night Out
May 23, 2020 6 – 8:30 pm

Girls’ Night Out: Wind Chimes or Mobiles

Saturday, May 23
6 – 8:30 pm

Bring your friends and spend a fun and relaxed evening with us making art and drinking wine! This month we will be creating unique wind chimes or mobiles. Bring old friends, meet new ones and have a great night over a glass (or two!) of wine and a fun project

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May 24, 2020 9 am – noon

Intro to Digital Illustration

Sunday, May 24
9 am - noon

Learn the basics of the Procreate app while using an iPad Pro. The class will be focused on what each tool does and how to utilize them to create finished digital illustrations, typography and short form animations.  Sunday, May 249 am – noon Instructor: Joe MoralesAges: Adult (15+) / All

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May 30, 2020 10 am – 3 pm

Watercolor: Tips, Tricks and Techniques

Saturday, May 30
10 – 3 pm

In this workshop, I will share with you some really great tips, tricks and techniques I have learned along the way, either through my own experimentation or from some pretty amazing artists including Carl Purcell, Karen Frey, the late, great, Charles Reid, and John Salminen. You don’t need to be

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May 31, 2020 10 am – 2 pm

Painting Summer Flowers in Watercolor and Ink

Sundays, May 31 and June 7
10 am – 2 pm

Learn the techniques to create luscious and loose impressionistic paintings of bouquets.  The class will include demonstrations in “dropping paint,” silhouetting and negative painting.  Some watercolor experience is recommended for this class.  Sundays, May 31 and June 710 am – 2 pm Instructor: Carroll CharletAges: Adult (15+) / All Levels

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June 3, 2020 6 – 9 pm

Life Drawing: Open Studio

Wednesdays, June 3 -24
6 – 9 pm

Improve your life drawing skills and explore a variety of media while working freely from a nude model in this popular open studio class. The instructor will be present to coordinate class and offer instruction upon request. Both male and female models will be posed and drawn. Wednesdays, June 3

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June 4, 2020 1 – 4 pm

Life Drawing: Open Studio

Thursdays, June 4 - 25
1 – 4 pm

Improve your life drawing skills and explore a variety of media while working freely from a nude model in this popular open studio class. The instructor will be present to coordinate class and offer instruction upon request. Both male and female models will be posed and drawn. Thursdays, June 4

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Camps for Kids
June 8, 2020 8:30 am – noon

Summer Camp: Fun with Clay

Monday - Friday, June 8 - 12
8:30 am - noon

Kids ages 7 – 12 will have fun exploring the tactile nature of clay.  Instruction will encompass basic hand building, throwing on the wheel, and sculpture.  In this 5 day camp, students will learn about the basics of pottery, glazing and the transformation of their pieces from the heat of

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June 14, 2020 10 am – 3 pm

Watercolor Techniques: Batik Method on Rice Paper

Sunday, June 14 
10 am - 3 pm

Take your watercolors to the next level with this fun method of using the batik method of applying hot wax to save and build layers of color. Together, we will create a painting on rice paper, which adds an extra element of interest and texture. Instructor will guide students through

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Camps for Kids
June 15, 2020 8:30 am – noon

Summer Camp: Fun with Clay

Monday - Friday, June 15 - 19
8:30 am - noon

Kids ages 7 – 12 will have fun exploring the tactile nature of clay.  Instruction will encompass basic hand building, throwing on the wheel, and sculpture.  In this 5 day camp, students will learn about the basics of pottery, glazing and the transformation of their pieces from the heat of

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Camps for Kids
June 15, 2020 9 am – noon

Young Artist Series: Summer Digital Art Camp

Monday - Friday, June 15 - 19
9 am - noon

Kids ages 11 and up will have fun playing on the Museum’s iPad Pros as they work on story-boarding, character design and animation in this five day camp. Students will also have an opportunity to explore and sketch using the iPads in the Museum’s galleries while looking for inspiration for

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Growing Artist Series
June 20, 2020 9 – 10:30 am

Growing Artist Series: Art Adventures for 2 – 6 years

Saturday, June 20
9 - 10:30 am 

The Growing Artist Series is designed for young artists ages 2 – 6 and their parents. On the third Saturday of each month, children will be encouraged to create art alongside their adult. Each month offers an exploration of different art mediums and basic art skills, introducing little ones to

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Camps for Kids
June 22, 2020 9 am – noon

Summer Art Camp for Kids: Exploring the Great Artists

Monday - Friday, June 22 - 26
9 am - noon

Kids ages 7 – 12 will have fun exploring a variety of art mediums in this fun and interactive camp. Over this five-day camp, participants will have the opportunity to hand-build sculptures, paint mini-masterpieces and sketch in the Museum galleries. A daily snack and all materials are included with registration.

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June 22, 2020 9 am – noon

Teacher Art Bootcamp

Monday - Friday, June 22 - 26
9 am - noon

Summer Art Camp: For Teachers! When was the last time you went to Art Camp? Treat yourself to experiencing a variety of media ranging from crayon and colored pencil to oil pastels and Suminigashi! Experienced teaching artist Elizabeth Brooks will lead you through a few sample lessons each day and

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Camps for Kids
June 22, 2020 1 – 4 pm

Young Artist Series: Summer Digital Art Camp

Monday - Friday, June 22 - 26
1 - 4 pm

Kids ages 11 and up will have fun playing on the Museum’s iPad Pros as they work on story-boarding, character design and animation in this five day camp. Students will also have an opportunity to explore and sketch using the iPads in the Museum’s galleries while looking for inspiration for

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Courses Approved for In-service Credit
June 28, 2020 10 am – 3 pm

Watercolor: Tips, Tricks and Techniques

Sunday, June 28
10 – 3 pm

In this workshop, I will share with you some really great tips, tricks and techniques I have learned along the way, either through my own experimentation or from some pretty amazing artists including Carl Purcell, Karen Frey, the late, great, Charles Reid, and John Salminen. You don’t need to be

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