E.L. CORD
MUSEUM SCHOOL
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Glass
Wednesdays, March 22 and 29
5:30 - 8:30 pm

Young Artist Series: Introduction to Glass Art

Teens ages 12 – 18 will have fun exploring the various techniques and versatility of glass art. In this 2 day workshop, students will explore the amazing world of kiln-formed glass art by utilizing clear and colored flat glass and recycled art glass. Additionally, students will learn torch and lamp

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Glass
Saturday, March 25
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 and techniques. Students will also slump glass bottles to create unique spoon rests, charcuterie boards and more! Learn more about the process of

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Mixed Media
Saturday, March 25
10 am - 2 pm

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

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Toddler Art Adventures
Sunday, March 26
10:30  - 11:30 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! Sunday, March 26 10:30  – 11:30 am Instructor: TBDAges:

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Toddler Art Adventures
Sunday, March 26
noon - 1 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! Sunday, March 26noon – 1 pm Instructor: TBDAges: 3 – 6

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Camps for Kids
Monday - Friday, March 27 - 31
8:30 am - noon

Spring 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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Camps for Kids
Monday - Friday, March 27 - 31
9 am - noon

Spring Break Teen Camp: Digital Art and Illustration

Teens ages 12 – 15 will explore the basics of Procreate on the Museum’s iPad Pros as they work on storyboarding, character design and animation in this after school series. Students will also have the opportunity to learn drawing fundamentals and techniques that can be applied to all forms of

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Camps for Kids
Monday - Friday, March 27 - 31
1 - 4 pm

Spring Break Teen Camp: Intro to Digital Painting

Teens 12 – 15 will learn the basics and versatility of procreate to produce their digital painting through form, color and line. Using a photo reference, the instructor will breakdown the steps to convert a photograph to a digital work of art. Students will learn the foundations and techniques of

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Painting
Wednesday, March 29
5 - 8 pm

Hand Painted Decorative Eggs

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 eggs using combinations of dots, lines, dashes and curves. All materials included with registration. Wednesday, March 295 – 8 pm Instructor: Iva NeveuxAges: Adults (15+) /

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Photography / Video
Saturday, April 1
10 am - 1 pm

Photography: Intro to Double Exposure and Surrealist Photography

Interested in taking your photography to another level? In this workshop, students will experience hands-on lighting tutorials, learn how to sit for photos and the basics of utilizing a DSLR camera in a studio space to shoot portraits. Students will intentionally light and sit for a portrait, then transfer that

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Painting
Monday, April 3 & 10
5 - 9 pm

Trees in Watercolor

Join this class to learn how to paint a variety of trees in watercolor. We will briefly explore how to mix your own greens. Using wet in wet as well as wet on dry approach and lifting technique, we will focus on several different types of tries, including multiple variations

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Young Artist Series
Mondays, April 3 - 24
5:30 - 7:30 pm

Young Artist Series: Intro to Digital Painting

Teens 12 – 15 will learn the basics and versatility of procreate to produce their digital painting through form, color and line. Using a photo reference, the instructor will breakdown the steps to convert a photograph to a digital work of art. Students will learn the foundations and techniques of

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Ceramics
Tuesdays, April 4 - May 9
5:30 - 8:30 pm

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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Painting
Wednesday, April 5 - 26
9 am - noon

Mastering the Elements of the Landscape: How to Paint Running Water in Oils

Paint the landscape with more confidence by mastering the elements of it. This class is part of the Mastering the Elements of the Landscape Series. This course will focus on painting realistic running water, from the slower moving water of a river to the fast moving waterfall. Mike will lead

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Drawing
Wednesday, April 5 - 26
1 - 4 pm

Portrait Drawing: Open Studio

Improve your portrait drawing skills and explore a variety of media while working freely from a 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, April 5 –

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Ceramics
Wednesdays, April 5 - 26 
5:30 - 8:30 pm

Young Artist Series: Intro to Ceramics – Artifacts

Kids ages 12 – 15 will have fun exploring the tactile nature of clay. In this 4 week course, the instructor will take the kids on a journey into the world of artifacts while creating ceramic versions of their own. Instruction will encompass hand building, including slab, coil work and

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Drawing
Thursdays, April 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, April 6

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Young Artist Series
Thursdays, April 6 - 27
5:30 - 7:30 pm

Young Artist Series: Art 101: Intro to Visual Art

Students age 12 – 15 will explore a variety of art forms and dive into the world of visual art. Under the guidance of the instructor, students will learn foundational skills related to drawing, painting, collage and sculpture. Throughout this course, students will be introduced to contemporary and pop artists

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Young Artist Series
Thursdays, April 6 - 27
5:30 - 7:30 pm

Young Artist Series: Intro to Digital Art and Illustration

Teens ages 12 – 15 will explore the basics of Procreate on the Museum’s iPad Pros as they work on storyboarding, character design and animation in this after school series. Students will also have the opportunity to learn drawing fundamentals and techniques that can be applied to all forms of

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Glass
Saturday, April 8
10 am - 2 pm

Introduction to Glass Art: Pendants, Earrings and Rings

Create pendants, earrings and 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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Book Arts
Saturday, April 8 
10 am - 3 pm

Photo Book Arts: Intro to Book Binding

Making a photo book is a great way to immortalize photos into a beautiful handmade object. We take hundreds of photos a year but rarely see them outside of a digital screen. In this class, students will learn basic bookbinding techniques to create a small handmade photo book of printed

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Sensory Play in Paint for Babies
Sunday, April 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, April 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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Photography / Video
Wednesday, April 12
9 am - noon

DSLR Photography 101: A Beginners Guide

In this introductory photography class, students will learn about the basic functions with DSLR cameras. This will include, aperture, shutter speed, composition, light metering and how to get the correct exposure for the image you want to capture. Students will need to bring a DSLR camera with one lens to

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Printmaking
Saturday, April 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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Printmaking
Saturday, April 15 
10 am - 2 pm

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

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Ceramics
Sundays, April 16 - May 21
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, April 16 – May 2110 am – 1 pm Instructor: Jeff HardcastleAges: Adult

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Ceramics
Mondays, April 17 - May 22
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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Drawing
Tuesdays, April 18 - May 23
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
Saturday, March 4
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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Mixed Media
Saturday, April 22
10 am - 2 pm

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

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Photography / Video
Sunday, April 23
10 am - 1 pm

Photography: Intro to Digital Photo Montage in Post Production

Students will learn how to explore the fantastical and infinite worlds of digital photography through post production and practice expanding their artistic visualization. Through both visual instruction and hands-on practice on iPads, students will learn how to blend separate photos into one fantastical image reminiscent of photomontages like those of

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Digital Design Series
Saturday, April 29
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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Photography / Video
Saturday, April 29
9 am - noon

iPhone Photography: Macro

Learn to shoot professional quality macro photos using your iPhone. With the fast-growing quality of cell phone cameras photography has become a much more accessible form of art. This class will go over the fundamentals of macro photography, lighting and an editing workflow specific to the iPhone software, as well as

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May 4, 2023 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Kids’ Corner: Introduction to Visual Art

Students aged 7 – 11 will explore a variety of art forms and dive into the world of visual art. Under the guidance of the instructor, students will learn foundational skills related to drawing, painting, collage and sculpture. Throughout this course, students will be introduced to contemporary and pop artists

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Book Arts
Sunday, May 7 
10 am - 3 pm

Photo Book Arts: Intro to Book Binding

Making a photo book is a great way to immortalize photos into a beautiful handmade object. We take hundreds of photos a year but rarely see them outside of a digital screen. In this class, students will learn basic bookbinding techniques to create a small handmade photo book of printed

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Glass
Saturday, May 13
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 and techniques. Students will also slump glass bottles to create unique spoon rests, charcuterie boards and more! Learn more about the process of

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Printmaking
Saturday, May 20
10 am - 2 pm

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

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Glass
Saturday, May 27
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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Ceramics
Sundays, May 28 - July 2
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, May 28 – July 210 am – 1 pm Instructor: Jeff HardcastleAges: Adult (15+)

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Ceramics
Mondays, May 29 - July 3
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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Camps for Kids
Monday - Friday, June 19 - 23
1 - 4 pm

Summer Break Teen Camp: Introduction to Glass Art

Teens ages 12 – 15 will have fun exploring the various techniques and versatility of glass art. In this 5 day camp, students will explore the amazing world of kiln-formed glass art by utilizing clear and colored flat glass and recycled art glass. Additionally, students will learn torch and lamp

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Camps for Kids
Monday - Friday, June 19 - 23
1 - 4 pm

Summer Break Camp: Intro to Painting

Learn the versatility of this multi faceted medium! Using color theory and form, this camp will focus on  different styles and techniques of painting each day. Color mixing will be an important aspect during camp as well as awareness of composition. Students will create a different piece of art each

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