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Special Interest Art Classes & Workshops

Innovative Art Classes

Every semester offers new and unique Special Interest classes and workshops at Guilford Art Center. No two are alike! We bring in a variety of guest instructors each semester who are specialists in their fields. Art forms offered range from paper making, encaustic hot wax painting, collage, paper quilling, Hypertufa, expressive writing, color theory and much more. Always check the online catalog to see what is offered for each semester – and have fun exploring some new things!

Current Special Interest Art Classes & Workshops

Drawing
Instructor: Scott Paterson
Medium: Painting, Drawing, Special Interest
Adult Workshop
Adult all levels
August 17
Saturday, 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Fee payable with tuition: $5
Tuition: $45.50
Member Tuition: $40.95
Available
Drawing
Instructor: Scott Paterson
Medium: Painting, Drawing, Special Interest
Adult Workshop
Adult all levels
July 20
Saturday, 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Fee payable with tuition: $5
Tuition: $45.50
Member Tuition: $40.95
Available
Mixed Media
Instructor: Marsha Borden
Medium: Mixed Media, Special Interest
Adult Workshop
Adult all levels
July 13
Saturday, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fee payable with tuition: $12
Tuition: $39.00
Member Tuition: $35.10
Available
Special Interest Classes
Instructor: Janice Baker
Medium: Special Interest
Adult Workshop
Adult all levels
August 17
Saturday, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Fee payable with tuition: $30
Tuition: $84.50
Member Tuition: $76.05
Available
Drawing
Instructor: Sharyn Nelson
Medium: Mixed Media, Drawing, Special Interest
Adult Workshop
Adult all levels
August 03
Saturday, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuition: $39.00
Member Tuition: $35.10
Available
Mixed Media
Instructor: Anne Benkovitz
Medium: Mixed Media, Special Interest
Adult Workshop
Adult all levels
July 20
Saturday, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fee payable with tuition: $15
Tuition: $39.00
Member Tuition: $35.10
Available
Mixed Media
Instructor: Janice Baker
Medium: Mixed Media, Painting, Special Interest
Adult Workshop
Adult all levels
July 14
Sunday, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fee payable with tuition: $25
Tuition: $52.00
Member Tuition: $46.80
Available
Mixed Media
Instructor: Janice Baker
Medium: Mixed Media, Special Interest
Adult Class
Adult all levels
July 09 - July 30
Tuesday, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fee payable with tuition: $40
Tuition: $156.00
Member Tuition: $140.40
Available
102981-collage-accordion-book-workshop
Instructor: Dolores Marchese
Medium: Mixed Media, Special Interest, Book Arts
Adult Workshop
Adult all levels
April 13
Saturday, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fee payable with tuition: $15
Tuition: $39.00
Member Tuition: $35.10
Available
103019-collage-workshop
Instructor: Anne Benkovitz
Medium: Mixed Media, Special Interest
Adult Workshop
Adult all levels
April 27
Saturday, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fee payable with tuition: $15
Tuition: $39.00
Member Tuition: $35.10
Available
103150-creating-handmade-art-journals-workshop
Instructor: Marcy LaBella
Medium: Mixed Media, Special Interest
Adult Workshop
Adult all levels
May 18
Saturday, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fee payable with tuition: $15
Tuition: $65.00
Member Tuition: $58.50
Available
103023-collage-paint-personal-shapes-symbols-workshop
Instructor: Dolores Marchese
Medium: Mixed Media, Special Interest
Adult Workshop
Adult all levels
June 01
Saturday, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fee payable with tuition: $15
Tuition: $39.00
Member Tuition: $35.10
Available
102954-glass-mosaic-window-workshop
Instructor: Janice Baker
Medium: Mixed Media, Special Interest, Glass
Adult Workshop
Adult all levels
April 06
Saturday, 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Fee payable with tuition: $55
Tuition: $71.50
Member Tuition: $64.35
Available
103189-encaustic-for-every-artist
Instructor: Leslie Giuliani
Medium: Special Interest
Adult Workshop
Adult all levels
June 15 - June 16
Saturday, Sunday, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fee payable with tuition: $25
Tuition: $150.00
Member Tuition: $135.00
Available
103018-expressive-portraiture
Instructor: Dolores Marchese
Medium: Mixed Media, Painting, Drawing, Special Interest
Adult Workshop
Adult all levels
April 27
Saturday, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fee payable with tuition: $15
Tuition: $39.00
Member Tuition: $35.10
Available
103152-stitching-an-abstract-collage-on-canvas
Instructor: Jean Rill-Alberto
Medium: Mixed Media, Fiber, Special Interest
Adult Workshop
Adult all levels
June 15
Saturday, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fee payable with tuition: $30
Tuition: $120.00
Member Tuition: $108.00
Available
102877-print-carve.-repeat-hand-printing-techniques
Instructor: Claudia Mathison
Medium: Fiber, Special Interest, Printmaking
Adult Class
Adult all levels
April 05 - April 26
Friday, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fee payable with tuition: $25
Tuition: $156.00
Member Tuition: $140.40
Available
103022-mother-child-workshop-sailor-sweetheart-box
Instructor: Carole Firth
Medium: Mixed Media, Special Interest
Youth Workshop
open to ages 5+
May 05
Sunday, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Fee payable with tuition: $20
Tuition: $30.00
Member Tuition: $27.00
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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