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MUSEUM SCHOOL
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Mixed Media
Saturday, February 24
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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Glass
Saturday, February 24
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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Ceramics
Sundays, February 25 - March 31
10 am - 1 pm

Ceramics: Creating with Clay

Intermediate and advanced level students will enjoy developing their hand building and/or wheel throwing projects in this class. The instructor will introduce students to new techniques such as lidded, forms, vases, and image transfer. Students are encouraged to come to class with ideas for their own projects while the instructor

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Toddler Art Adventures
Sunday, February 25
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, February 2510:30  – 11:30 am Instructor: Monica PangAges: 3 –

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Ceramics
Wednesdays, February 28 - April 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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Painting
Tuesdays, January 30 - February 20
5:30 - 8:30 pm

Painting Intensive: Landscapes from Photographs in Oil or Acrylic

Working in oil or acrylic 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

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Book Arts
Saturday, March 2
10 am - 3 pm

Book Arts: Intro to Book Binding

Learn how to make your own books and journals in this hands-on introduction to bookbinding workshop. Starting with a brief introduction to the form of the book, students will learn how to identify different parts of the book and plan out materials and content. Using basic bookbinding tools and techniques,

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Photography / Video
Monday, March 4 
5:30 - 8:30 pm

iPhone Photography: Landscape

Learn to shoot high quality landscape 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 landscape photography, lighting and an editing workflow specific to the iPhone software, as well as

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Painting
Tuesdays, March 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
Wednesdays, March 6 - 20
10 am - 1 pm

Portrait Drawing

Improve your portrait drawing skills and explore a variety of media while working freely from a model. This drawing class is open to students using any drawing media they are most comfortable with. The instructor is well versed in all drawing mediums and will be present to coordinate class and

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Painting
Wednesdays, March 6 - 20
2 - 5 pm

Figure Painting

Improve your life painting skills and explore a variety of paint media while working freely from a nude model in this popular figure painting class. The instructor will be present to coordinate class and offer instruction upon request and is a perfect class for beginner to advanced artists. Both male

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Drawing
Thursdays, March 7 - 21
10 am - 1 pm

Life Drawing

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, March 7

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Textile
Thursdays, March 7 - 28
5:30 - 7:30 pm

Introduction to Ikebana: The Art of 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

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Textile
Saturday, March 9
10 am - 5 pm

European Marbling on Fabric and Binding in the Northern Italian Tradition

This one day workshop will take students through Western marbling techniques on fabric and then construct a book wrapped in their own marbled cloth. Students will begin with the introduction of marbling on fabric and working with the instructors, they will develop new patterns with an eye for nuance. The

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Sensory Play in Paint for Babies
Sunday, March 10
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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Glass
Saturday, March 16
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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Photography / Video
Monday, March 18
5:30 - 8:30 pm

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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Painting
Wednesday, March 20 and 27
5 - 9 pm

Watercolor Foundations: Watercolor for Beginners

This class is for students who are new to watercolor or have worked on their own and are looking to improve their watercolor skills with step-by-step instructions. The instructor will discuss various watercolor supplies and suggest appropriate starting materials. Students will learn to recognize various levels of paper wetness and

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Fiber Arts
Thursday, March 21
5:30 - 8:30 pm

Alterations 101: Learn to Alter or Repair

Do you have a piece of clothing that you’ve always wanted to fix or alter? This is the class for you! Bring in any article(s) of clothing that need alterations or repairing except for clothing with waterproofing material. Students will work under the guidence of the instructor and learn introductory

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Printmaking
Saturday, March 23
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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Fiber Arts
Sunday, March 24
10 am - 1 pm

Intro to Needle Felting: Spring Bunny

Hop over and learn how to needle felt this sweet purple bunny gazing at a spring bloom. During the workshop, students will learn how to sculpt wool into three dimensional shapes as well as blend wool colors. This workshop is perfect for beginners or experienced needle felters. All supplies are

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Toddler Art Adventures
Sunday, March 24
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 2410:30  – 11:30 am Instructor: Monica PangAges: 3 –

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Camps for Kids
Monday - Friday, March 25 - 29
8:30 am - noon

Spring Break Camp: Fun with Clay

Kids ages 7 – 11 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 25 - 29
9 am - noon

Spring Break Camp: Digital Art and Illustration

Kids ages 7– 11 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 their

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Camps for Kids
Monday - Friday, March 25 - 29
1 - 4 pm

Spring Break Camp: Intro to Visual Art

Kids age 7 – 11 will explore a variety of art forms as we 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 camp, students will be introduced to contemporary and pop

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Fiber Arts
Monday, March 25
5:30 - 8:30 pm

Intro to Needle Felting: Spring Bunny

Hop over and learn how to needle felt this sweet purple bunny gazing at a spring bloom. During the workshop, students will learn how to sculpt wool into three dimensional shapes as well as blend wool colors. This workshop is perfect for beginners or experienced needle felters. All supplies are

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Drawing
Tuesdays, March 26 - April 30
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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Printmaking
Saturday, March 30
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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Mixed Media
Saturday, March 30
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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Camps for Kids
Monday - Friday, April 1 - 5
8:30 am - noon

Spring Break Camp: Fun with Clay

Kids ages 7 – 11 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, April 1 - 5 
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 story-boarding, character design and animation in this after school series. Students will also have an opportunity to learn drawing fundamentals and techniques that can be applied to all forms of drawing.

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Painting
Tuesdays, April 2 - 23 
9 am - noon

Mastering the Elements of the 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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Drawing
Wednesdays, April 3 - 24
10 am - 1 pm

Portrait Drawing

Improve your portrait drawing skills and explore a variety of media while working freely from a model. This drawing class is open to students using any drawing media they are most comfortable with. The instructor is well versed in all drawing mediums and will be present to coordinate class and

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Painting
Wednesdays, April 3 - 24 
2 - 5 pm

Figure Painting

Improve your life painting skills and explore a variety of paint media while working freely from a nude model in this popular figure painting class. The instructor will be present to coordinate class and offer instruction upon request and is a perfect class for beginner to advanced artists. Both male

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Drawing
Thursdays, April 4 - 25
10 am - 1 pm

Life Drawing

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 4

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Fiber Arts
Thursdays, April 4 - 25
5:30 - 8:30 pm

Introduction to Sewing: Mastering the Basics

In this 4 week course students will learn to master the basics of sewing and complete your very own pillow cover from a design and fabric of your choosing. If you’re a beginner or someone who needs a refresher, this class is for you!  Students will learn basic sewing machine

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Painting
Saturday and Sunday, April 6 and 7
9 am - 2 pm

Painting Intensive: Landscapes from Photographs in Oil or Acrylic

Working in oil or acrylic 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

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Textile
Saturday, April 6
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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Book Arts
Saturday, April 7
10 am - 3 pm

Book Arts: Intro to Book Binding

Learn how to make your own books and journals in this hands-on introduction to bookbinding workshop. Starting with a brief introduction to the form of the book, students will learn how to identify different parts of the book and plan out materials and content. Using basic bookbinding tools and techniques,

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Young Artist Series
Wednesdays, April 10 - May 1
5:30 - 7:30 pm

Young Artist Series: 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 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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Sensory Play in Paint for Babies
Sunday, April 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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Painting
Wednesdays, April 17 - May 1
5 - 9 pm

Color Theory and Mixing Pigments in Watercolor

Watercolors are admired for their unique quality – translucence. Learn more about the pigments on your palette and experiment with mixing your own colors to keep the beautiful luminosity of the medium. This class explores color mixing, tonal values, color theory, painting with triads and learning how to avoid muddy

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Printmaking
Saturday, April 20
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.

More Info
Ceramics
Sundays, April 21 - May 26
10 am - 1 pm

Ceramics: Creating with Clay

Intermediate and advanced level students will enjoy developing their hand building and/or wheel throwing projects in this class. The instructor will introduce students to new techniques such as lidded, forms, vases, and image transfer. Students are encouraged to come to class with ideas for their own projects while the instructor

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Ceramics
Tuesdays, April 23 - May 28
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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Ceramics
Wednesdays, April 24 - May 29
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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Printmaking
Saturday, April 27
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

More Info
Mixed Media
Saturday, April 27
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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Fiber Arts
Saturday, May 4 
10 am - 5 pm

Introduction to Western Paper Marbling

In this introductory class, student will gain a basic understanding of history, techniques, tools and styles of Western marbling. Students will get hands on experience of all aspects of marbling from paper priming and preparatory mixing of water medium and paints, to the creation of classic patterns. Specific attention will

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Painting
Tuesdays, May 7 - 28
9 am - noon

Mastering the Elements of the 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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