E.L. CORD
MUSEUM SCHOOL
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Glass
Saturday, August 13
10 am - 2 pm

Introduction to Glass Art: Torch Working and Beadmaking

Create beads and more in this hands-on introductory glass art course. Students will explore the amazing world of lampworking by utilizing clear and colored glass rods, along with various tools and techniques. Learn more about the process of melting, shaping, and forming the glass…then annealing your finished pieces. Additionally, students

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Sensory Play in Paint for Babies
Sunday, August 14
9:30 – 10:30 am

Sensory Play in Paint for Babies

Witness your child’s first painting with no mess at home. Your little one will make a creative keepsake for the family to cherish. Not only is finger painting tons of fun, it is also an excellent feeling (kinesthetic) experience and is fantastic for the development of all the big and

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Sensory Play in Paint for Babies
Sunday, August 14
11 am - noon

Sensory Play in Paint for Babies

Witness your child’s first painting with no mess at home. Your little one will make a creative keepsake for the family to cherish. Not only is finger painting tons of fun, it is also an excellent feeling (kinesthetic) experience and is fantastic for the development of all the big and

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Fiber Arts
Monday, August 15
10 am - noon

Sewing 101: Learn Your Machine

Learn sewing machine basics with your machine. Bring in your recently serviced sewing machine and we will help you build a relationship starting with the basics. This class covers: threading the machine, threading the bobbin, making a bobbin, thread varieties, needle varieties and uses, foot selection, stitch varieties and purposes,

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Painting
Tuesday, August 16
5 - 9 pm

Summer Watermelons in Watercolor

Capture the beauty of summer watermelons.  Using the techniques of wet on wet watercolors, students will  learn to create pictures and cards using a loose and expressive approach.  This class is open to all levels. Tuesday, August 165 – 9 pm Instructor: Iva NeveuxAges: Adult (15+) | All Levels Supplies:

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Book Arts
Thursday, August 18
10 am - 5 pm

Book Arts: Articulated Binding – An Indestructible Cover

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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Painting
Saturday and Sunday, August 20 and 21
9 am - 2 pm

Painting Intensive: Landscapes from Photographs in Oil or Acrylic

Working in oil paint, students will explore value divisions in landscapes and the basics of brush sketching and massing. With these skills students will learn how to relate color to value and will gain a better understanding of identifying spatial cues in a landscape. Using foundational skills students can then

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Drawing
Tuesdays, August 23 - September 27
6 - 9 pm

Drawing I: Fundamentals

This is an introductory drawing class with an emphasis on the fundamentals of how to draw what you see, and how to make things look 3-dimensional by modeling form with light and shadow. Focus will be primarily on creating original compositions of still life’s in developing these skills with the

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Glass
Saturday, August 27
10 am - 2 pm

Introduction to Glass Art: Pendants, Earrings, and Rings

Create pendants, earring’s, or rings in this hands-on introductory glass art workshop. Students will explore the amazing world of kiln-formed glass art by utilizing clear and colored flat glass and recycled art glass, along with various tools and techniques. Learn more about the process of designing, cutting, melting, and kiln-forming

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Printmaking
Saturday, August 27
10 am - 2 pm

Intro to Printmaking: Linoleum Block Prints

Contemporary linoleum block printing is an exciting, economical, and accessible alternative to traditional woodblock printmaking. Linoleum blocks can be easily printed at home with little set-up. Students will learn to transfer an image to a block, use tools to carve, register multiple layers, use a press, and print by hand.

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Digital Design Series
Sunday, August 28 
9 am - noon

Introduction to Graphic Design

In this workshop students will learn the fundamental principles of graphic design through both visual instruction and hands-on practice on iPads. Students will be given design briefs to exercise their understanding of design theories, and how they can utilize layout, type and color to communicate deeper messages. In this one-day

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Youth
Sunday, August 28
10 - 11 am

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! This class is in Redfield Learning Center on the

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Youth
Sunday, August 28
11:30 am  - 12:30 pm

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! This class is in Redfield Learning Center on the

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Fiber Arts
Monday, August 29
10 am - 1 pm

Sewing: Zippered Bag Workshop

Ever need a zippered bag to keep something small safe and organized? Whether its for pencils, make-up, stickers, glasses or just a thoughtful gift, zippered bags come in handy all the time. In this workshop, students will make a small, zippered bag. With the guidance of the instructor students will

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Painting
Tuesdays, September 6 - 27 
9 am - noon

Mastering the Elements of Landscape: Skyscapes in Oil

In order to paint the landscape well, the artist must understand the light that fills it and how it affects the appearance of it. This class will focus on the painting various types of skies and clouds, the source of that light. Students who have taken the Landscape Basics class

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Painting
Tuesday, September 6 and 13
5 - 9 pm

Rocks and Cliffs in Watercolor

In this class, students will explore how to paint various rocks and cliffs in watercolor. We will briefly explore how to mix your own grays and neutrals. Using wet in wet as well as wet on dry approach, lifting technique, and various approaches to generate texture, we will focus on

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Drawing
Wednesday, September 7 - 28
6 - 9 pm

Life Drawing: Open Studio

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. Wednesday, September 7

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Painting
Thursday, September 8
10 am - 2 pm

Butterflies in Ink and Watercolor

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. Thursday, September 810 am – 2 pm Instructor: Carroll CharletAges: Adult (15+) |  All Levels

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Drawing
Thursday, September 8 - 29
1 - 4 pm

Life Drawing: Open Studio

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. Thursday, September 8

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Fiber Arts
Saturday, September 10
10 am - 5 pm

Box Making: Hatch-top Box

Handmade boxes are not only lovely, they are also quite useful and can be used to store a range of objects, not just books. Using hard board or masonite and marbled fabric, the instructor will walk students through the basics of creating decorative boxes. Expanding on these primary box building

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Sensory Play in Paint for Babies
Sunday, September 11
9:30 - 10:30 am

Sensory Play in Paint for Babies

Witness your child’s first painting with no mess at home. Your little one will make a creative keepsake for the family to cherish. Not only is finger painting tons of fun, it is also an excellent feeling (kinesthetic) experience and is fantastic for the development of all the big and

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Sensory Play in Paint for Babies
Sunday, September 11
11 am - noon

Sensory Play in Paint for Babies

Witness your child’s first painting with no mess at home. Your little one will make a creative keepsake for the family to cherish. Not only is finger painting tons of fun, it is also an excellent feeling (kinesthetic) experience and is fantastic for the development of all the big and

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Painting
Saturday and Sunday, September 17 and 18
9 am - 2 pm

Painting Intensive: The Portrait in Oil or Acrylic

Students will be introduced to portrait painting techniques in this weekend intensive. Instructor will cover such topics as using a two-color palette, value scales, keying a painting, as well as, using both line and mass to create a portrait. Students may use acrylic or oil paint. Saturday and Sunday, September

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Glass
Saturday, September 17
10 am - 2 pm

Introduction to Glass Art: Suncatchers and Coasters

Create suncatchers and coasters in this hands-on introductory glass art course. Students will explore the amazing world of kiln-formed glass art by utilizing clear and colored flat glass and recycled art glass, along with various tools and techniques. Learn more about the process of designing, cutting, melting, and kiln-forming the

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Printmaking
Saturday, September 17
10 am - 2 pm

Intro to Printmaking: Linoleum Block Prints

Contemporary linoleum block printing is an exciting, economical, and accessible alternative to traditional woodblock printmaking. Linoleum blocks can be easily printed at home with little set-up. Students will learn to transfer an image to a block, use tools to carve, register multiple layers, use a press, and print by hand.

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Digital Design Series
Sunday, September 18
9 am - noon

Introduction to Graphic Design

In this workshop students will learn the fundamental principles of graphic design through both visual instruction and hands-on practice on iPads. Students will be given design briefs to exercise their understanding of design theories, and how they can utilize layout, type and color to communicate deeper messages. In this one-day

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Ceramics
Mondays, September 19 - October 24
5:30 - 8:30 pm

Clay for Beginners

Learn about the basics of working with clay for producing decorative and functional pottery. Students will learn the process and various techniques for going from an idea to a 3 dimensional completed glazed piece. The class will cover slab and coil construction as well as an introduction to throwing pieces

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Ceramics
Tuesdays, September 20 - October 25
5:30 - 8:30pm

Clay: Earthworks

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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Youth
Sunday, September 25
10 - 11 am

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! This class is in Redfield Learning Center on the

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Ceramics
Sundays, September 25 - October 30
10 am - 1 pm

Ceramics: Open Studio

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 as needed.  Sundays, September 25 – October 3010 am – 1 pm Instructor: Jeff HardcastleAges: Adult

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Youth
Sunday, September 25 
11:30 am – 12:30 pm

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! This class is in Redfield Learning Center on the

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Painting
Thursday, September 29
10 am - 2 pm

Maize, Botanical Illustration in Watercolor

This class will use colorful Maize to learn basics of botanical illustration and a variety of watercolor skills. The technique of combining watercolor and pencil drawing will also be explored. Previous experience in watercolor is recommended.  Thursday, September 2910 am – 2 pm Instructor: Carroll CharletAge: Adult (15 +) |

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Painting
Saturday and Sunday, October 1 and 2
9 am - 2 pm

Painting Intensive: Landscapes from Photographs in Oil or Acrylic

Working in oil paint, students will explore value divisions in landscapes and the basics of brush sketching and massing. With these skills students will learn how to relate color to value and will gain a better understanding of identifying spatial cues in a landscape. Using foundational skills students can then

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Camps for Kids
Monday - Friday, October 3 - 7
8:30 am - noon

Fall Break Camp: Fun with Clay

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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Painting
Tuesdays, October 4 - 25
9 am - noon

Mastering the Elements of Landscape: Seascapes in Oil

To paint the landscape well, the artist must master the various elements of it. This class will focus on the painting a variety of seascapes and the unique lighting situations, rhythmic movement of the water and drama that the ocean presents. Students who have taken the Landscape Basics class will

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Drawing
Wednesday, October 5 - 26
6 - 9 pm

Life Drawing: Open Studio

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. Wednesday, October 5

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Drawing
Thursdays, October 6 - 27
1 - 4 pm

Life Drawing: Open Studio

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, October 6

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Sensory Play in Paint for Babies
Sunday, October 9
9:30 - 10:30 am

Sensory Play in Paint for Babies

Witness your child’s first painting with no mess at home. Your little one will make a creative keepsake for the family to cherish. Not only is finger painting tons of fun, it is also an excellent feeling (kinesthetic) experience and is fantastic for the development of all the big and

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Sensory Play in Paint for Babies
Sunday, October 9
11 am - noon

Sensory Play in Paint for Babies

Witness your child’s first painting with no mess at home. Your little one will make a creative keepsake for the family to cherish. Not only is finger painting tons of fun, it is also an excellent feeling (kinesthetic) experience and is fantastic for the development of all the big and

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Drawing
Tuesdays, October 11 - November 15
6 - 9 pm

Drawing II: Linear and Atmospheric Perspective

Learn to draw buildings and room interiors. Offered for continuing beginning and intermediate students. Drawing ll builds on the fundamentals of Drawing l with focus on working conceptually. You will learn how to create the illusion of space using both linear and atmospheric perspective, as well as the use of

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Glass
Thursday, October 13
5 - 9 pm

Introduction to Glass Art: Torch Working and Beadmaking

Create beads and more in this hands-on introductory glass art course. Students will explore the amazing world of lampworking by utilizing clear and colored glass rods, along with various tools and techniques. Learn more about the process of melting, shaping, and forming the glass…then annealing your finished pieces. Additionally, students

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Fiber Arts
Saturday, October 15
10 am - 5 pm

Textile Marbling on Scarves

Witness this magical process that transfers the paint from the surface of the water to a silk scarf. In this one-day workshop, Pietro will show students how to print on silk scarves using an array of different patterns and colors that you can choose from.  After some guided practice with

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Printmaking
Saturday, October 15
10 am - 2 pm

Intro to Printmaking: Linoleum Block Prints

Contemporary linoleum block printing is an exciting, economical, and accessible alternative to traditional woodblock printmaking. Linoleum blocks can be easily printed at home with little set-up. Students will learn to transfer an image to a block, use tools to carve, register multiple layers, use a press, and print by hand.

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Art and Wellness
Tuesdays, October 18 - November  8
5:30 - 6:30 pm

The Art of Meditation

Meditation is a technique for inner peace and wellness. During this time of increased conflict and stress in our world, it is more important than ever to maintain our inner balance. Meditation can be a cornerstone of a healthy, happy, productive life. Everyone can do it. This class is taught

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Glass
Saturday, October 22
10 am - 2 pm

Introduction to Glass Art: Kiln Forming

Students will explore the amazing world of kiln-formed glass art by utilizing clear and colored flat glass and recycled art glass into molds along with various tools, techniques. Students will also slump glass bottles to create unique spoon rests, charcuterie boards and more! Learn more about the process of designing,

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Digital Design Series
Sunday, October 23
9 am - noon

Introduction to Graphic Design

In this workshop students will learn the fundamental principles of graphic design through both visual instruction and hands-on practice on iPads. Students will be given design briefs to exercise their understanding of design theories, and how they can utilize layout, type and color to communicate deeper messages. In this one-day

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Youth
Sunday, October 23
10 - 11 am

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! This class is in Redfield Learning Center on the

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Youth
Sunday, October 23
11:30 - 12:30 pm

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! This class is in Redfield Learning Center on the

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Ceramics
Tuesdays, November 1 - December 13
5:30 - 8:30pm

Clay: Earthworks

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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Ceramics
Sundays, November 6 - December 11
10 am - 1 pm

Ceramics: Open Studio

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 as needed.  Sundays, November 6 – December 1110 am – 1 pm Instructor: Jeff HardcastleAges: Adult (15+)

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