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Metals Classes & Workshops

Discover the Joy of Working with Metals

Guilford Art Center’s jewelry and metalsmithing studio offers a variety of adult classes and specialized workshops every semester. During the summer we offer an introductory class for kids.

Create in our Fully-Equipped Metals Studio

The studio is equipped with four soldering stations, rolling mill, metal shear, hydraulic press, anvil, three flexible shafts, drill press, polishing station, specialized hand tools and hammers for metalworking. Sheet and wire silver, copper, brass, and nu gold are available for students to purchase. There are assorted chemicals for patinas. The studio has two kilns, one for metal clay classes and one for casting classes.

Current Metals Classes & Workshops

Metals Classes
Instructor: Nancy Karpel
Medium: Metals
Adult Workshop
adult with experience
June 29
Saturday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuition: $185.00
Member Tuition: $166.50
Available
Metals Classes
Instructor: Amy DeLorenzo
Medium: Metals
Adult Workshop
Adult all levels
June 26 - July 10
Wednesday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuition: $117.00
Member Tuition: $105.30
Available
Blacksmithing
Instructor: Marsha Trattner
Medium: Blacksmithing, Metals
Adult Workshop
Adult all levels
August 03 - August 04
Saturday, Sunday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fee payable with tuition: $45
Tuition: $385.00
Member Tuition: $346.50
Available
Metals Classes
Instructor: Linda Edwards
Medium: Metals
Adult Class
adult with experience
June 27 - August 22
Thursday, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fee payable with tuition: $30
Tuition: $312.00
Member Tuition: $280.80
Available
Metals Classes
Instructor: Connie Pfeiffer
Medium: Metals
Adult Class
Adult all levels
June 25 - August 13
Tuesday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fee payable with tuition: $30
Tuition: $312.00
Member Tuition: $280.80
Available
Metals Classes
Instructor: Connie Pfeiffer
Medium: Metals
Youth Class
open to ages 9-12
July 15 - July 19
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fee payable with tuition: $15
Tuition: $240.00
Member Tuition: $216.00
Available
Metals Classes
Instructor: Connie Pfeiffer
Medium: Metals
Youth Class
open to ages 9-12
July 22 - July 26
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fee payable with tuition: $15
Tuition: $240.00
Member Tuition: $216.00
Available
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Instructor: Connie Pfeiffer
Medium: Metals
Adult Class
Adult all levels
April 02 - June 11
Tuesday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fee payable with tuition: $30
Tuition: $390.00
Member Tuition: $351.00
Available
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Instructor: Joy Raskin
Medium: Metals
Adult Workshop
Adult all levels
April 07
Sunday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuition: $230.00
Member Tuition: $207.00
Available
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Instructor: Joy Raskin
Medium: Metals
Adult Workshop
Adult all levels
May 19
Sunday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuition: $230.00
Member Tuition: $207.00
Available
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Instructor: Joy Raskin
Medium: Metals
Adult Workshop
Adult all levels
April 06
Saturday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuition: $230.00
Member Tuition: $207.00
Available
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Instructor: Joy Raskin
Medium: Metals
Adult Workshop
Adult all levels
June 02
Sunday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuition: $230.00
Member Tuition: $207.00
Available
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Instructor: Joy Raskin
Medium: Metals
Adult Workshop
adult with experience
May 18
Saturday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuition: $230.00
Member Tuition: $207.00
Available
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Instructor: Linda Edwards
Medium: Metals
Adult Class
Adult all levels
April 02 - June 04
Tuesday, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fee payable with tuition: $30
Tuition: $390.00
Member Tuition: $351.00
Available
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Instructor: Linda Edwards
Medium: Metals
Adult Class
adult with experience
April 04 - June 06
Thursday, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fee payable with tuition: $30
Tuition: $390.00
Member Tuition: $351.00
Available
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Instructor: Nancy Karpel
Medium: Metals
Adult Workshop
adult with experience
April 21
Sunday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuition: $185.00
Member Tuition: $166.50
Available
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Instructor: Joy Raskin
Medium: Metals
Adult Workshop
Adult all levels
June 01
Saturday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuition: $230.00
Member Tuition: $207.00
Available

Our Location

Guilford Art Center is located at 411 Church Street (Route 77) in Guilford, CT, along the Connecticut shoreline.  

Our campus is conveniently located off I-95, exit 58, approximately 15 minutes north of New Haven and only minutes away from the historic Guilford Green.

Look for our sign directly across from the Guilford Police Station; follow the long entranceway to back to our colorful school, shop and gallery buildings.

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